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Re: Links for Byzantine Music
« Reply #361 on: July 23, 2017, 08:18:07 AM »
I know it's quite far from "typical" Byzantine chant... But, I think, still, this section is the best one for it:

Divine Liturgy in Korean part 1

Divine Liturgy in Korean part 2
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Re: Links for Byzantine Music
« Reply #362 on: July 30, 2017, 05:35:47 AM »
Μatthew Tsamkiranis was born in 1925 in northern Greece. He got interested in Byzantine Music at a very young age and was initially tutored by Georgios Paraschoudes, who taught for 26 years Byzantine Music at the Athonite Academy.
In his 20's he became student of Athanasios Karamanis.
He was named Protopsaltis in 1951 and teacher of Byzantine Music in 1959. Tsamkiranis' teaching career spanned over three decades and among his students are prominent protopsaltes.
The incumbent Archon Protopsaltis of the Great Church of Christ, Panagiotis Neochorites was a student of Tsamkiranis for many years.
Tsamkiranis lost his son Dimitrios, during the Turkish invasion of Cyprus in 1974 (Dimitrios Tsamkiranis was a commando officer KIA on July 22, 1974).
Matthew Tsamkiranis died in 2006, aged 81.
He's a genuine representative of the reserved & austere Patriarchal style.

Extract of the Calophonic heirmos from the Akathist Hymn to the Theotokos, in Mode 1st after Νicholas of Smyrna (+1887) chanted by Matthew Tsamkiranis (live recording, Kykkou Monastery, Cyprus):
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DyPl5Vixn6w

Ῥόδον τὸ Ἀμάραντον (κράτημα).
O Flower of an Unwithering plant (kratima).

Cherubic Hymn in Mode Pl. of 1st "Phrygian" (Pl. of 1st hard diatonic) after Peter "the sweet" Bereketis (+1715) chanted by Matthew Tsamkiranis:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YePDyIPQhUE

Cherubic Hymn in Mode 3rd after Athanasios Karamanis (+2012) chanted by Tsamkiranis:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8cmTsecTxx8

Οἱ τὰ Χερουβεὶμ μυστικῶς εικονίζοντες καὶ τῇ Ζωοποιῷ Τριάδι τὸν Τρισάγιον ὕμνον προσᾴδοντες πᾶσαν τὴν βιωτικὴν ἀποθώμεθα μέριμναν ὠς τὸν βασιλέα τῶν ὃλων ὑποδεξόμενοι ταῖς ἀγγελικαῖς ἀοράτως δορυφορούμενον τάξεσιν· Ἀλληλούϊα.

We who mystically represent the Cherubim, and who sing to the Life-Giving Trinity the thrice-holy hymn, let us now lay aside all earthly cares that we may receive the King of all, escorted invisibly by the angelic orders; Alleluia.

Paschal Doxastikon in Mode Pl. of 1st after Athanasios Karamanis (+2012), chanted by Matthew Tsamkiranis:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=H18VUigdICA

Δόξα Πατρὶ καὶ Υἱῷ καὶ Ἁγίῳ Πνεύματι.
Ἀναστάσεως ἡμέρα, καὶ λαμπρυνθῶμεν τῇ πανηγύρει, καὶ ἀλλήλους περιπτυξώμεθα. Εἴπωμεν ἀδελφοί, καὶ τοῖς μισοῦσιν ἡμᾶς· Συγχωρήσωμεν πάντα τῇ Ἀναστάσει, καὶ οὕτω βοήσωμεν· Χριστὸς ἀνέστη ἐκ νεκρῶν, θανάτῳ θάνατον πατήσας, καὶ τοῖς ἐν τοῖς μνήμασι, ζωὴν χαρισάμενος.

Glory to the Father, and to the Son, and to the Holy Spirit.
This is the day of Resurrection let us be radiant for the festival and let us embrace one another. Let us say, O brethren even to those that hate us; Let us forgive all things on the Resurrection, and thus let us cry: Christ is risen from the dead, trampling down death by death, and upon those in the tombs bestowing life.
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Re: Links for Byzantine Music
« Reply #365 on: August 07, 2017, 04:51:23 PM »
This priest blesses water and you won't believe what happens next (wait for it).

I don't understand what's strange there?

Oh, nothing.  I just liked the little kid at the end.  Also, I'm not sure why they went up for a blessing twice, but I shared this mostly for the little kid. 
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Re: Links for Byzantine Music
« Reply #366 on: August 07, 2017, 05:04:33 PM »
Love it.
"Love ... is an abyss of illumination, a mountain of fire ... . It is the condition of angels, the progress of eternity" (Climacus).

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Re: Links for Byzantine Music
« Reply #367 on: August 11, 2017, 08:33:09 AM »
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Re: Links for Byzantine Music
« Reply #368 on: August 11, 2017, 05:18:22 PM »
Full (so, it's 54 minutes) kontakion of st. Romanos Melodos "About the converted woman" in Church Slavonic, Polish and Greek:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uvtn7P95BU4
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Re: Links for Byzantine Music
« Reply #370 on: August 25, 2017, 07:33:33 AM »
Full (so, it's 54 minutes) kontakion of st. Romanos Melodos "About the converted woman" in Church Slavonic, Polish and Greek:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uvtn7P95BU4
Amazing!

Kratima in Mode 3rd after Peter the Peloponnesian (+1778) abridged by Kharilaos Taliadoros, chanted by Gregory Papaemmanuel:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1xK3N3Kd8Ro

Kratima in Mode Pl. of 1st after Peter the Peloponnesian (+1778) abridged by Chrysanthos Theodosopoulos, chanted by Demetrius Nikou (live recording, 1998):
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_H3RbbVjndk

Kratima in Mode Pl. of 2nd after Nicholas of Smyrna (+1887) live recording (April 2017):
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=c3JURSULiYQ

Τhe extended Theotokion in Mode Pl. of 4th, after Theodore Papaparaschou the Phocaeus (+1851) chanted during all-night vigils on Mount Athos, with kratima (live recording):
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0M30Hced0AQ

Δέσποινα πρόσδεξαι, τὰς δεήσεις τῶν δούλων σου, καὶ λύτρωσαι ἡμᾶς, ἀπὸ πάσης ἀνάγκης καὶ θλίψεως.
O Sovereign Lady receive the supplications of thy servants and deliver us from any necessity and sorrow.
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Re: Links for Byzantine Music
« Reply #372 on: September 26, 2017, 04:08:06 PM »
Some recording of the services in Cluj Napoca cathedral (Romania)

You have to put in the searching window of the channel "Liturghie", "Vecernie" or "Acatistul".
Having attented one of the services in this cathedral, I loved the chant (and, generally, the atmosphere).
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Re: Links for Byzantine Music
« Reply #374 on: October 11, 2017, 07:11:55 AM »
The Great Doxology in Mode 3rd after Theodore Papaparaschou the Phocaeus (+1851) chanted by the nuns of the Holy Convent of the Holy Archangels, Pelion, Greece:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pXPdKSzKhwE

Δόξα σοι τῷ δείξαντι τὸ φῶς.
Δόξα ἐν ὑψίστοις Θεῷ, καὶ ἐπὶ γῆς εἰρήνη, ἐν ἀνθρώποις εὐδοκία.
Ὑμνοῦμέν σε, εὐλογοῦμέν σε, προσκυνοῦμέν σε, δοξολογοῦμέν σε, εὐχαριστοῦμέν σοι, διὰ τὴν μεγάλην σου δόξαν.
Κύριε βασιλεῦ, ἐπουράνιε Θεέ, Πάτερ παντοκράτορ, Κύριε Υἱὲ μονογενές, Ἰησοῦ Χριστέ, καὶ Ἅγιον Πνεῦμα.
Κύριε ὁ Θεός, ὁ ἀμνὸς τοῦ Θεοῦ, ὁ Υἱὸς τοῦ Πατρός, ὁ αἴρων τὴν ἁμαρτίαν τοῦ κόσμου, ἐλέησον ἡμᾶς, ὁ αἴρων τὰς ἁμαρτίας τοῦ κόσμου.
Πρόσδεξαι τὴν δέησιν ἡμῶν, ὁ καθήμενος ἐν δεξιᾷ τοῦ Πατρός, καὶ ἐλέησον ἡμᾶς.
Ὅτι σὺ εἶ μόνος Ἅγιος, σὺ εἶ μόνος Κύριος, Ἰησοῦς Χριστός, εἰς δόξαν Θεοῦ Πατρός. Ἀμήν.
Καθ’ ἑκάστην ἡμέραν εὐλογήσω σε, καὶ αἰνέσω τὸ ὄνομά σου εἰς τὸν αἰῶνα, καὶ εἰς τὸν αἰῶνα τοῦ αἰῶνος.
Καταξίωσον, Κύριε, ἐν τῇ ἡμέρᾳ ταύτῃ, ἀναμαρτήτους φυλαχθῆναι ἡμᾶς.
Εὐλογητὸς εἶ, Κύριε, ὁ Θεὸς τῶν Πατέρων ἡμῶν, καὶ αἰνετὸν καὶ δεδοξασμένον τὸ ὄνομά σου εἰς τοὺς αἰῶνας. Ἀμήν.
Γένοιτο, Κύριε, τὸ ἔλεός σου ἐφ’ ἡμᾶς, καθάπερ ἠλπίσαμεν ἐπὶ σέ.
Εὐλογητὸς εἶ, Κύριε, δίδαξόν με τὰ δικαιώματά σου (x3)
Κύριε, καταφυγὴ ἐγενήθης ἡμῖν, ἐν γενεᾷ καὶ γενεᾷ. Ἐγὼ εἶπα΄ Κύριε, ἐλέησόν με, ἴασαι τὴν ψυχήν μου, ὅτι ἥμαρτόν σοι.
Κύριε, πρὸς σὲ κατέφυγον, δίδαξόν με τοῦ ποιεῖν τὸ θέλημά σου, ὅτι σὺ εἶ ὁ Θεός μου.
Ὅτι παρὰ σοὶ πηγὴ ζωῆς, ἐν τῷ φωτί σου ὀψόμεθα φῶς.
Παράτεινον τὸ ἔλεός σου τοῖς γινώσκουσί σε.
Ἅγιος ὁ Θεός, Ἅγιος Ἰσχυρός, Ἅγιος Ἀθάνατος, ἐλέησον ἡμᾶς (x3)
Δόξα Πατρὶ καὶ Υἱῷ καὶ ἁγίῳ Πνεύματι.
Καὶ νῦν καὶ ἀεὶ καὶ εἰς τοὺς αἰῶνας τῶν αἰώνων, Ἀμήν.
Ἅγιος Ἀθάνατος, ἐλέησον ἡμᾶς.
Ἅγιος ὁ Θεός, Ἅγιος Ἰσχυρός, Ἅγιος Ἀθάνατος, ἐλέησον ἡμᾶς.

Glory to Thee, Who hast shown forth the light.
Glory be to God on high, and on earth peace, goodwill towards men.
We praise Thee, we bless Thee, we worship Thee, we glorify Thee, we give thanks to Thee for Thy great glory.
O Lord and King, heavenly God, Father Almighty; O Lord, the only-begotten Son Jesus Christ, and Holy Spirit.
O Lord God, Lamb of God, Son of the Father, that takest away the sin of the world; have mercy upon us, Thou that takest away the sins of the world.
Accept our prayer, Thou that sittest on the right hand of the Father, and have mercy upon us.
For Thou only art Holy; Thou only art Lord, Jesus Christ, in the glory of God the Father, Amen.
Every day will I bless Thee and will I praise Thy Name forever and ever.
Strengthen us, O Lord, this day to be kept sinless.
Blessed art Thou, O Lord, God of our fathers, and praised and glorified is Thy Name forever, Amen.
Let Thy mercy, O Lord, be upon us, as we trust on Thee.
Holy God, Holy Mighty, Holy Immortal, have mercy upon us (x3)
O Lord, Thou hast been a refuge for us from generation to generation. I said, Lord have mercy upon me; heal my soul, for I have sinned against Thee.
O Lord, to Thee have I fled; teach me to do Thy will, for Thou art my God.
For with Thee is the fountain of life; in Thy light we shall see light.
Extend Thy mercy unto them that know Thee.
Holy God, Holy Mighty, Holy Immortal, have mercy upon us (x3)
Glory be to the Father, and to the Son, and to the Holy Spirit.
Both now and forever, and from all ages to all ages, Amen.
Holy Immortal, have mercy upon us.
Holy God, Holy Mighty, Holy Immortal, have mercy upon us.

Matins & Archieratical Divine Liturgy celebrated at the church of st. Auxibius on the island of Cyprus (st. Auxibius who lived in the 1st c. AD is the first Bishop of the city of Soli, Cyprus), the celebrating Bishop is HE Neophytos of Morphou; the left kleros is occupied by visiting Lebanese chanters (live recording, September 3, 2017):
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Amyt1YdGSH8
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Ἧχον τὸν ἁπλοῦν τὸν βάρους ἐπώνυμον
ὁ τοὺς λογισμοὺς ἐν βοαῖς μισῶν φιλεῖ.
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Ὧν ποικίλος δὲ τοὺς ἁπλούς ἔχεις φίλους.

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Re: Links for Byzantine Music
« Reply #376 on: November 19, 2017, 01:17:43 PM »
Well, it's not typical Byzantine chant, but it's neither Slavonic chant.


Vespers and Matins of the Entrance of the Theotokos feast in Iasi (Romania)

I love this chant!
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Re: Links for Byzantine Music
« Reply #377 on: November 23, 2017, 05:18:10 PM »
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Re: Links for Byzantine Music
« Reply #378 on: November 28, 2017, 10:02:58 AM »
The first all-night vigil celebrated at ss Barnabas & Ilarion's church, Metropolis of Morphou, Cyprus, presided over by the Metropolitan of Morphou, Neophytos, on the occasion of the canonization of st. Iakovos (Tsalikis) of Evia (Euboea) by the Holy Synod of the Ecumenical Patriarchate.
HE Neophytos is a spiritual child of the st. and knew him very well personally (note that from 1:47:58 - 2:20:15 the life of the saint is presented by the rector of the church):
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Iy9NlQe5YDs&t=4650s
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Ὁπλιτικῆς φάλαγγος οἰκεῖον μέλος
ὁ τοῦ βάρους σὺ κλῆσιν εἰληφῶς φέρεις.
Ἧχον τὸν ἁπλοῦν τὸν βάρους ἐπώνυμον
ὁ τοὺς λογισμοὺς ἐν βοαῖς μισῶν φιλεῖ.
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Ὧν ποικίλος δὲ τοὺς ἁπλούς ἔχεις φίλους.

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