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Let my Prayer (in English)
   Plagal First Mode, Athonite melody CHANT
   Plagal First Mode, traditional melody CHANT
   Fourth Mode, by Nileos Kamaradou
   Plagal Second Mode, traditional melody CHANT
   Grave Mode, traditional melody
   Plagal Second Mode, ancient melody (long version)

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Let my Prayer (in Greek)
   Plagal First Mode, Athonite melody (in Greek)

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Now the Hosts of the Heavens (English and Greek)
   First Mode, by Theodore Phokaeus
   First Mode, abbreviated by Hieromonk Gregory
   Fourth Mode, by Chrysanthos Theodosopoulos
   Plagal Second Mode, by Peter the Peloponnesian
   Plagal Fourth Mode, by Theodore Phokaeus

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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

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I Will Bless the Lord (in English)
   Plagal Fourth Mode, Athonite melody
   Plagal Second Mode, traditional melody

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Introduction



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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