Doxologies
Liturgy of Saint John Chrysostom
St. Basil's Divine Liturgy
Liturgy of Presanctified Gifts
St. James' Liturgy
Vespers
Orthros
Mysteries
Menaion (Feast Days)
Triodion and Pentecostarion

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Slow Doxologies
  First Mode, by Iakovos the Protopsaltis
  Plagal Second Mode, by George Violakis
  Plagal Fourth Mode, by Iakovos the Protopsaltis
 
Brief Doxologies
  First Mode, by Manuel the Protopsaltis
View   Second Mode, by John Kavadas
View   Third Mode, by Manuel the Protopsaltis
View   Fourth Mode, by Manuel the Protopsaltis
View   Plagal First Mode, by Manuel the Protopsaltis
View   Plagal Second Mode, by Manuel the Protopsaltis
View   Grave Mode, by Manuel the Protopsaltis
View   Plagal Fourth Mode, by Manuel the Protopsaltis
  Today is Salvation
View   In all eight modes, by Peter the Peloponnesian
  After Rising from the Tomb
View   In all plagal modes, by Hieromonk Gregory

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All hymns here in Byzantine notation are only in English. Hymns in Greek were not written out in Byzantine notation for this website since they are already available in published books of Byzantine music.

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Introduction



Prologue by Gregorios Stathis

Byzantine vs. Western Notation


Concerning Adaptation

Recordings on CD

About the Translation

The History of Byzantine Chant


Writing Byzantine Music


Epilogue by
  Photios Kontoglou


The Intervals of the Soft Chromatic Modal Genre

The Intonations of the Eight Modes

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