EDUCATIONAL AND INFORMATIONAL ARTICLES

SUNDAY TYPIKON - PDF VERSION
This can be viewed on a PDF Reader or it could be printed out on 11x17 paper and would require 11 sheets.

WHAT ORTHODOX CHOIRS SHOULD KNOW

WORSHIP SERVICES OF THE ORTHODOX CHURCH  

HYMNOLOGY Q & A

WHAT DOES IT MEAN TO BE CORRECT IN ORTHODOX
CHURCH MUSIC?

SUGGESTIONS FOR TRANSLATING HYMNS TO ENGLISH

THE NEED TO RETURN TO TRADITIONAL MUSIC
by Father Anthony Cook

BYZANTINE MUSIC THEORY FOR WESTERN MUSICIANS

ENGLISH TEXT AND BYZANTINE CHANT: SOME
PROBLEMS AND ISSUES

BYZANTINE MUSIC FOR AN ORTHODOX AMERICA
A short article published in 1994 by The Burning Bush, news-letter of the Holy Dormition Monastery in Rives Junction, MI.

ON CHANT AND POLYPHONY

MUSIC AND ORTHODOXY
by Father Michael Varlamos

READING PSALMODIA
The late David Melling's booklet on Byzantine music theory and reading Byzantine notation.

A GUIDE TO THE MUSIC OF THE EASTERN ORTHODOX
CHURCH
Translated and edited by Fr. Nicholas Apostola. It teaches
Byzantine music and notation through comparative examples in
Western staff notation.

THE MNEMONIC VERSES - A QUICK AND EASY GUIDE
TO THE BYZANTINE TONES
By Jessica Suchy- Pilalis

ABOUT VESPERS

TONE VS. MODE

BYZANTINE OCTOECHOS CHART

BYZANTINE THEATER AND RITUAL
by Andrew Walker White (Contains a considerable amount of information and history concerning the music of the Orthodox
Church.)

THE HYMNOLOGICAL CONTEXT OF HOLY COMMUNION
by Gerasimos Koutsouras (Contains a very useful chart of the text of all the Communion hymns with their days and sources.)

VIDEO ON THE BASICS OF BYZANTINE MUSIC

POWERPOINT PRESENTATIONS ON BYZANTINE MUSIC
THEORY AND HISTORY

ENGLISH LITURGICAL TEXTS BY HIEROMONK FR.
EPHREM LASH