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Holy Week

Vesperal Divine Liturgy of Holy Saturday

Complete service book for Holy Saturday from Kazan Byzantine Project

Give Me This Stranger

This hymn is sung on Great and Holy Friday night (Orthros of Holy Saturday), after the procession with the bier, as people are coming back into church, or at the end of the service. It is in both Western and Byzantine notation.

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When he saw that the sun had hidden its rays; Matins for Holy Saturday; Holy Friday Lamentations Service; Lamentations Processional

Great & Holy Friday Matins

These are Prof. Hilko's arrangements of the Orthros Service sung on Thursday evening, in anticipation of Holy Friday, using Russian Tones. UPDATED 6/4/13!

Lamentations-Stasis 1, 2, & 3

These are the Lamentations that are sung on Holy Friday evening, during Orthros of Holy Saturday

Cherubic Hymn for Holy Thursday

Cherubic Hymns

Sung on Holy Thursday morning Vesperal Liturgy: Receive me today...

Arise, O God

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Sung at the Vesperal Liturgy on Holy Saturday morning

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Arise O God; Divine Liturgy of St. Basil; Holy Saturday

Holy Week Series

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Selected pieces for Holy Week.

All creation rejoices in thee

Sung as the Hymn to the Theotokos for the Liturgy of St. Basil the Great (January 1st, the Sundays of Great Lent, Holy Thursday & Holy Saturday morning)

Hymn of Kassiani the Nun

Sung as the Doxastikon of the Aposticha for Holy Wednesday Bridegroom Matins. UPDATED and corrected 7/31/13!

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O Lord God the woman who had fallen into many sins; Matins for Holy Wednesday; Bridegroom Matins for Holy Wednesday; Hymn of Kassiani

Come All You Works

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Paraliturgical Music

For Holy Saturday

Let All Mortal Flesh

Holy Saturday Divine Liturgy (to be sung in place of the Cherubic Hymn. Text Adaptation by Michael G. Farrow

Holy Unction Service

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Music for the Sacrament of Holy Unction - sung on Holy Wednesday evening and other times for healing.  UPDATED: May, 2011!

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