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


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 Christ is Risen (English and Greek)
Lord Have Mercy (English and Greek)
Antiphons (English)
Typica (English)
 Apolytikia of the Resurrection (English)
Thrice-holy Hymn (English and Greek)
    Alleluia (English and Greek)
    Cherubic Hymns (English and Greek)
    Hierarchal Liturgy (English and Greek)
    Anaphora (English and Greek)
    It is Truly Right (English and Greek)
    Heirmoi (Katavasias) of the Ninth Ode (English and Greek) 
    (chanted instead of “It is Truly Right” on feast days)
    Communion Hymns (days of the week) (English and Greek)
    Communion Hymns (major feast days) (English and Greek)
    Communion Hymns (minor feast days) (English and Greek)
 Receive Me Today (English and Greek)
   Plagal Second Mode, traditional Athonite melody
   Plagal Second Mode, by Lycourgos Petridis
   First Mode, by Lycourgos Petridis
   Plagal Fourth Mode, by Lycourgos Petridis
   Plagal Second Mode, Athonite melody (in Greek)
    Concluding Hymns (English and Greek)

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Prologue by Gregorios Stathis

Concerning Adaptation

Concerning Notation

Byzantine vs. Western Notation

About the Translation

The History of Byzantine Chant

Writing Byzantine Music

Epilogue by
  Photios Kontoglou

Guidelines for Greek Pronunciation

The Intervals of the Soft Chromatic Modal Genre

The Intonations of the Eight Modes



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