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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Lord Have Mercy
Slow Anaphora
   Second Mode, by John the Sweet
   Second Mode, abbreviated by Theodosopoulos
   Plagal First Mode, abbreviated by Hieromonk Gregory
In Thee Who Art Full of Grace    
   Plagal Fourth Mode
        by Chrysanthos Theodosopoulos
   Plagal Fourth Mode, brief version
        by Archdeacon Anthimos

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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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Acknowledgements

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