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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Only-begotten Son (in English)
   Second Mode 
Let All Mortal Flesh (in English and Greek)   
   Plagal First Mode

O Magnify the Lord with Me (in English)
   Grave Mode
The Holy Spirit Shall Come Upon Thee (in English)

   Grave Mode

We Proclaim Thy Death (in English)
   Plagal First Mode
For Thy People (in English)

   First Mode
Have Mercy on Us (in English)

   Plagal First Mode
Remember them O Lord our God (in English)
   Plagal First Mode
Pardon, Remit, and Forgive (in English)
   Plagal First Mode, by Hieromonk Ephraim
   Second Mode, by Abraham Efthymiadis
O Taste and See (in English and Greek)
   First Mode, by John Kladas
   First Mode, brief version by Hieromonk Gregory
   Fourth Mode, brief version by Hieromonk Gregory
Fill My Mouth with Thy Praise (in English)
   Plagal First Mode

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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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