Byzantine Chant...performed by these gentlemen [Right Click>Save Target As]Alleluia of the Bridegroom Service (Mode Plagal of the 4rth), ancient Melos (Performed by the Greek Byzantine Choir)
Mode Plagal of the 4th.
Performed by the Greek Byzantine Choir.Doxastikon of the Matins of Holy & Great Friday
Mode Plagal of the 2nd.
Performed by G.Constantinou.
[Translation: "Glory to the Father & to the Son & to the Holy Spirit".
"They have stripped me of my garments
And clothed me in a scarlet robe.
They have set upon my head a crown of thorns
And have given me a reed in my right hand
That I might dash them in pieces like a potter's vessel"]Idiomelon (Samoglasen) of Holy and Great Friday
Chanted at "Now & ever" of the Aposticha of the Matins of Holy and Great Friday (before the 12th Gospel).
Mode Plagal of the Fourth.
Composed by Iakovos the Protopsaltes (18th Century).
Performed by the Greek Byzantine Choir.
[Translation: "Now & Ever & unto Ages of Ages Amen".
"Already the pen of sentence is being dipped in ink by unjust judges
and Jesus is being convicted and condemned to the Cross;
and creation, seeing its Lord on the Cross, is suffering.
But loving Lord, who for me suffer in your bodily nature, glory to you!"