New Byzantium Publications

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Name: Fr. Matthew Swehla

Email: frmatthew@vegasgreekorthodox.com

Comment: Dear Nancy, I am looking for music for Let Our Mouths Be Filled, the hymn following, We Have Seen the True Light, in the Divine Liturgy. I cant seem to find such a hymn on your website. Can you help? Thank you! In Christ, Fr. Matthew

Reply: We have put it up under the ďDivine LiturgyĒ section of the main page.

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Name: Bill Meinweiser

Email: wmeinwe@gmail.com

Comment: Thank you for your work and collection of the Psalms with their tones. I am just starting out cantoring for my United Methodist congregation and your examples have been a wonderful reference.

Reply: You are very welcome.

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Name: Terry Hartman

Email:†† tdhartman22@gmail.com

Comment:†† This site is awesome! Thank you for using your gifts to put all this together for The Church. A true servant of the Lord. Terry

Reply: Youíre welcome. Nancy and I thank you and all of the commenters for the kind words.

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Name: Toula

Comment: Thank you for such an informative website! As a lay person I am on a journey to understand more fully the Greek Orthodox Church service. My Greek is basic, and to listen to the archaic Greek often spoken and/or chanted during services is difficult without some English translation to guide me. Your PDF references are equally wonderful to provide direction and sequence to the services. Efharisto! Rgds,

Reply: Parakalo!

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Name: Linus Hollis, ScD

Email: linus.hollis@gmail.com

Comment: Brava, thank you for the wonderful resource.

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Name: Robert Taylor

Email: robertot916@gmail.com

Comment: Thanks so much. I found O Virgin Pure, Western score, in Greek and English.†† Ė Robert

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Name: Frank L. Reder III

Email: ilarecsec@buckeye-access.com

Comment: This is a very well organized and fabulous resource!

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Name: Zoi Fontaine

Email: tamtamkitty@yahoo.com

Comment: Glory to God for your website! I have been tasked with learning the tones in order to teach others in my parish. I have studied Western music all my life but have no experience with Byzantine music at all. I wish to immerse myself in this and your website.

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Name: Elaine Trainor

Email: elainemtrainor@gmail.com

Comment: THANK YOU FOR THIS INCREDIBLE WEB PAGE! Finally, English language Byzantine hymns in Western notation that donít dumb down the melodies.

Reply: We work very long and hard at metering the English to the melodies while retaining the clarity, flow, and poetry of the words. We do not wish to sacrifice either the traditional melodies or the magnificent texts.

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Name: Peter Joannidis

Email: petrosi@yahoo.com

Comment: Wow! A great assemblage of information. What an effort -- to be commended. Thank you and God bless you.

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Name: George

Email: ggavallos@icloud.com

Comment: Love your website. Use much of your music. Do you by any chance have the Greek Nation Anthem in Greek/English. Kalli Anastasi. Thanks.

Reply: We do have it and I will email it to you.

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Name: Nikolla

Email: franc.nocaj@gmail.com

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Name: Anne Conover

Email: rappahannockchamberensemble@msn.com

Comment: God bless you and all who made this site possible for Western musicians. I cannot tell you how wonderful it is to have this generous resource.

Reply: We say youíre welcome. Email us if you have any specific needs. (takistan@yahoo.com)

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Name: Julian

Email: justjr0305@gmail.com

Comment: I came upon your site by accident. It has helped me provide English translations for our little choir at St. George Greek Orthodox Church in Palm Desert, CA. Many thanks! Many blessings! Iím an Orthodox convert and a non- professional singer. Iím the librarian of our choir at St. George. I came across your site while looking for Liturgical hymns. Your site has proved an invaluable resource and guide in learning the hymns of our Church, especially the English translations that fit more accurately to the original Greek music. We are so grateful.

Reply: Julian and all commenters, thank you for the kind words. All the feedback we receive is very important in motivating us to continue our work. It has taken years of countless hours to put this together, but we feel it was a needed resource for our Church.

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Name: Athena

Comment: What a wonderful and beautifully done website. As the organist of my church, I find the information and music available extremely helpful! Thank you for all the time it must have taken to put this together. Well done!

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Name: Δάφνη

Comment: This site is wonderful, thank you!

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Name:John Kokenis

Comment:Thank you for this wonderful compilation of hymns. I have been searching for a while and, by Godís Grace, I found NewByz.

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Name:Tony

Email:tony@pgdlaw.net

Comment:Thank you for a great web site. God Bless you.

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Name:Father James Adams

Email:jta53@hotmail.com

Comment:I have just found your website and it is beneficial to all choir directors and clergy. Thank you.

Answer: Youíre welcome, Father. Thank you for letting us know.

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Name:Georgia Booras

Email:georgia.b@comcast.net

Comment:Wonderful website! As the choir director in Shreveport, LA this site was extremely helpful to find some hard find hymns with music and/or English translations. Nice job!

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Name:George Gavallos

Comment:Excellent web site! Great tool. I use it a lot. Keep up the good work to the Glory of His Name. Question: do you have the Salutations, The Canon, Odes 1-9 in Byzantine notation with the same exact lyrics? It would help me if available. Thanks Again.

Answer: We donít have anything in Byzantine notation yet. However, sub-deacon Karim El-Far has begun work on this canon. I believe he has done the katavasies, but not all the verses. I called and he said he would try to finish it and send it to me. When he does, I will put it up on the website.

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Name:Tony Vatousios

Email:vatousiosfamily@gmail.com

Comment:Thank you for your great resource. I am the Choir director in Peabody, MA at St. Vasilios Church. Without your available handouts I would need to do a lot more work on my own. God Bless you!

Answer: Youíre welcome, Tony.

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Name:George

Email:ggavallos@msn.com

Comment:Lovely Website! Question, Will the Roubanis version of Kassiani, at the top of the page, have a MIDI/Audio file anytime soon? It would be a great help for us here at St. Sophias GOC in San Antonio, TX. Either way, Thanks for all you do. Keep up the great work.

Answer: Thank you for the compliments. I plan to put more MIDI files on the site when I have the time. Meanwhile I will answer all specific requests for them through email. I will send yours soon.

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Name:Andreas

Email:Andreasc_18@hotmail.com

Comment:Beautifull web page. I cannot find the hymn Simerom tis Sotiriou. Can you please help? I learnt this song as a child and would like to re-learn it.

Answer: This apolytikion is located under the Annunciation, March 25, of the Menaion section of the main page. Here is a direct link to the hymn: http://www.newbyz.org/annunciationtrop.pdf

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Name:Anne Ktorides

Email:annamlk@earthlink.net

Comment:Terrific job organizing and updating all these hymns... you make it so much easier for us non-Greek speakers to find and sing understandable hymns for the liturgy!

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Name: Irene Georgantas

Email: irenegeorgantas@gmail.com

Comment: Keep up the good work.

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Name:Betty Papas

Email:vasssou@verizon.net

Comment:Your website is a delight. I was so glad to receive St. Katherineís hymn. Thank you.

Answer:Youíre welcome!

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Name:Advayananda

Email:advayananda@yahoo.com

Comment:Living in Reunion Island (Indian Ocean), I recently discovered the beauty of Byzantine music and I would like to learn more about it. Though I am Hindu, I feel that Byzantine music is also wonderful.

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Name:Julia C.

Email:jcbluesridgesinger@gmail.com

Comment:Hi. Thank you for these resources, which I found today. I am just newly exploring Orthodoxy, and, though I grew up with sung Liturgy, it was in a Lutheran Church, so my ear has been trained in the Western musical style. I was trying to understand the Tones.

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Name: Athena Gouios

Comment: Thank so much for ďEis Pasa tin gein.Ē It was a hard Communion hymn to find. You made my day.

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Name: Kathy Harris

Email: harris_kathyl@yahoo.com

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Name: Stephanous Tanner

Email: stflaox@aol.com

Comment:  Thank you so much for all that you do. I have learned so much from the study of your pages. You provide a remarkable asset for us faithful which are far from the hub and cities.

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Name: Voula Brown

Email: voula@garlic.com

Comment:  Iím the choir director for the Holy Trinity GO church in San Francisco. I enjoy your music arrangements and will be trying a few for our choir. Thank you.

Answer: Youíre very welcome, Voula. Let us know if you need anything specifically for your church.

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Name: George Kafantaris

Email: george@kafantaris.com

Comment: Great website. I wish there was more audio to correspond with the music sheets and articles.

Answer: George, I want to and plan to add more audio to the site when I get the chance.

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Name:John Haydukovich

Email:haydukovich@yahoo.com

Comment:Great site ... I donít have a good midi player - need mp3ís of each hymn. NEW to Greek Chant and Greek Liturgy.

Answer: MIDI files should play on any computer, at least. If you need to convert MIDI files to MP3ís, there is a freeware program to do this at:

http://download.cnet.com/Free-MIDI-to-MP3-Converter/3000-2140_4-75211970.html?part=dl-6271686&subj=dl&tag=button

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Name:  Gregory Latoja, Jr.

Email:  gregory_latoja@yahoo.com

Comment:  Great website! Great job!

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Name:Richard England

Email:rkengland@salisbury.edu

Comment:As a convert, I find your collection of hymns extremely useful, especially when I have to direct the choir here in Ocean City MD! Thank you!

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Name:Tony Vatousios

Email:antoniosvatousios@danvers.org

Comment:Thank you for this site. It has helped me on a short notice find stuff. I am a choir director and psaltis in Peabody, Massachusetts.

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Name:Dimosthenis Kouskoukis

Email:dimokous@gmail.com

Comment:I chant in Thessaloniki, and I found your site really interesting. Congratulations.

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Name:James Raptis

Email:raptis@centurylink.net

Comment:Dear Stan and Nancy: Thanks to our priests using your texts for Lenten services I have also now discovered a wealth of information for learning to chant. May Gods grace continue to shower your efforts for His glory.

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Name:Renee Root

Email:reneeroot@cox.net

Comment: Hello, Nancy. Vicki Pappas directed me to your website. My Youth Choir is doing a project to learn about/ research their baptismal saints/feasts, and I found some Apolitikia I needed on your site. However, I am still in need of the hymns for St. Christina

Answer:The apolytikion for St. Christina is the one for female martyrs, which can now be found on newbyz.org under the saints section.

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Name:Alan T Chaddon

Email:achaddon@bellsouth.net

Comment:It is terrific to see this music here. I am a convert singing in Holy Trinity GOC church choir in Orlando, FL. I love the music and want to help our church do the right music during Holy Week especially. It is good to see these versions here.

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Name:Seraphima

Email:SShagoury@gmail.com

Comment:Dear Stan - thank you for your hard work in compilling all this information in English form. I dispute with you, however, the use of the term first class second class and third class Feasts, however; I would like to see this expression modified or corrected.

Answer:I got this information from the Orthodox Wiki, so I guess it could be a matter of some debate. Iíll consult my priest.

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Name:Dr. Abert G. Fadell

Email:alfa4u@verizon.net

Comment:I am trying to e-mail a letter to you, but I get a message that the recipient cannot be found. Can you send me you current e-mail address. I used takistan@yahoo.com.

Answer: Thatís the correct address. Please try again.

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Name:Peg Basile

Email:backhousepress@juno.com

Comment:Iím looking for O mitran parthenikin, the Kontakion for Jan 16, 23, & Feb 6th. Thanks, Peg

Answer: Look on newbyz.org under February 2 Ė The Presentation of Christ in the Temple.

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Name:Matthew

Email:panayotopoulos@hotmail.com

Comment:Hi, great work Would you be able to post the Byzantine music for Ευλογήσω Τον Κύριον and Ευλογει η ψυχή μοθ, τον Κύριον psalm 33 and 102 and 135 Greek much appreciated. Keep it up

Answer:Ι hope we will be able to put up some Greek Psalms in the near future. If you mean in Byzantine notation, we have decided to limit our site to using staff notation, as this is less available, and yet more universally understood.

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Name:Dena Platingos

Email:dplatingos@yahoo.com

Comment:I really enjoy listening to and chanting Byzantine music.

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Name:Peter Brooke

Email:pbrooke@phonecoop.coop

Comment:Iím just amazed at what youíre doing. Iím several steps short of becoming a beginner in this field (necessity through involvement in a small parish in Wales) but as the cartoonist R. Crumb would put it: Dis is de stuff.

Reply:Yowsuh!

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Name:Guest User

Comment:Thank you for your interesting and helpful work.

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Name:Fr. John Maheras

Email:vze3wpw9@gmail.com

Comment:Dear Cousin, Fr. John Maheras here. Do you by any chance have or know where I can find the Doxology in Plagal Fourth? Plus, a grammatical observation. Is it Plagal or Plagial? I have seen it both ways.

Answer:Plagal is correct. Papa Ephraim has the Plagal Fourth Doxology on the St. Anthonyís Monastery website. I will be putting up a version by Nancy in the future.

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Name:Rina Grosso

Email:grosso9396@optimum.net

Comment:Enjoyed speaking to you on the 14th. Looking forward to meeting you and Nancy in November. Enjoyed your lecture on the computer. Best regards, Rina

Answer: Thanks, Rina. We had a lot of fun in Connecticut and met some wonderful people. You have a lovely voice.

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Name:Nikolaos Melikidze

Email:tbroladze@rambler.ru

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Name:Andrew White

Email:awhite58@verizon.net

Comment:It was very flattering to find a reference to my dissertation on your site -- glad you found it worth reading. And the resources youíve assembled here are wonderful! I look forward to using them.

Best wishes -- Andy

P.S. -- If there is interest in a talk based on my work Iíd be happy to arrange one, so keep it in mind.

Answer: Thanks, Andy, and thank you for an excellent thesis. Would love to see the National Forum arrange a talk at a Church Music Institute. I will suggest it to Vicki Pappas.

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Name:Jon Gillespie

Email:jon_gillespie@sweetwater.com

Comment:I am working on a musical project, which includes an album of Greek Orthodox chant. It has not been released yet, however, as I develop the web site and prepare for release, I was hoping you might find it an interesting way to promote this wonderful music.

Answer: Please keep me posted, Jon. My email is takistan@yahoo.com.

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Name:Gregory

Email:pilcher@suddenlinkmail.com

Comment:Good site! Glad I found it. Do you have a setting in 4 parts of Let my prayer arise as incense?

Answer: We have Kyrie Ekekraxa from Vespers in each of the eight tones in Greek and English, but none in four parts.

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Name:Fr. John Bociu

Comment:Thank you for such a great effort and for a wonderful, excellent, well done job. God bless you, your work and your family.

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Name:Melissa

Comment:Thank you for your page. As a novice chanter, I can tell you I need as much help as time allows.

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Name:Father Bob

Email:Padrerta@aol.com

Comments:Great Website! Much information and lots of music not available elsewhere. When I tried to access the guestbook via Foxfire it did not connect. When I accessed the guestbook from AOL I was able to connect.

Answer: I think the problem has been fixed and was not caused by which browser one uses. I think you connected on AOL after I fixed the problem.

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Name:Vangeli Avgerinos

Email:aavgerinos80@yahoo.com

Comments:Excellent site!!!

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Name:leanna sterios-primiani

Email:lprimiani@gmail.com

Comments:Great site! Iíve been looking everywhere for this info. and am thrilled to find it! I have a question for you: Iím looking for either the written music (modern notation) for the baptism service and/or a recording. Does that exist? Thanks!

Answer: Thanks, Leanna. I will try to get the baptism music for you soon. Iíll send an email.

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Name:Mackie JV Blanton

Email:buyurun7@yahoo.com

Comments:MAY GOD GRANT YOU MANY YEARS

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Name:Martha Roldan

Email:keltyroldan@msn.com

Comments:Hello Nancy, Last week I visited the monastery, spent 2 days sewing, stayed with Fr. Dennis and Pres. Joan. Thanks for the MIDI and pdf files in preparation for the coming feast days. Hoping to see you soon, Martha (from Annunciation Church in Muskegon)

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Name:Michael Foster

Comments:Thank you for all the effort in putting this together. Itís so helpful. God Bless.

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Name:Angelo Lampousis

Comments:Dear Nancy and Stan, The very active Fr. Christopher Metropulos of Orthodox Christian Network introduced a new pod-cast series in collaboration with Cosmos FM and the Axion Estin Foundation. Check the (top) news at the Axion Estin homepage: http://www.axionestin.org

Answer: Thanks, Angelo, for all the hard work you put in on these things.

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Name:Fr. Gregory Hohnholt

Email:fathergh@gmail.com

Comments:Fr. Stavros from Chattanouga, TN referred me. Nice web site.

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Name:Dr. Peter Jermihov

Email:pjermiho@triton.edu

Comments:I am a trained musician/conductor who has directed Russian Orthodox Church music for a long time. Now, I am serving as a choir director in a Greek Orthodox Church. Your website is wonderful and so, so helpful! Thank you! Reader Peter

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Name:Thespina Macres

Email:choirdirectorz@comcast.net

Comments:Thank you, thank you, needed hymns for Holy Sat AM - high school chant group. PERFECT!! Blessed Triodion!

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Name:Stavrula Crafa

Email:stavrula@crafa.com

Comments:Great site. But Iím trying to find English music for the hymn for St. Stefanos. Can anyone help me? Thank you.

Answer: We do not have it here yet, but you can find one HERE.

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Name:philip xavier

Comments:Great work!! May God Almighty continue to bless your ministry.

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Name:Emanuel Creekus

Email:mcreekus@mindspring.com

Comments:At a community Christmas concert, your arrangements were a big hit! Will send you a message through your Yahoo club.

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Name:Christine Kerxhalli

Email:kerxhalli@aol.com

Comments:I canít tell you how helpful your website has been to me. I am the A Cappella Choir Director at the Annunciation in Rochester, New York and I use Nancyís Three-Part Harmony and New Byzantine Chant Divine Liturgy along with all your other music availability.

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Name:Dennis

Email:Dengreek@aol.com

Comments:Just became aware of your site. What a great resource! I really appreciate the midi files too. Keep up the terrific work!

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Name:Nikolaos

Email:Nikoinwinnipeg@msn.com

Comments:Very great source of information and chanting material that would otherwise cost lots of money. I have been using your text in our church since Easter. Thank you!

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Name:Laura

Email:hotshotsli@optonline.net

Comments:What a beautiful & helpful site. Iíve been looking for the Lordís Prayer transliteration and found the entire Liturgy transliterated! Thank You!

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Name:Rdr. John Paise

Email:chefjohnp@hotmail.com

Comments:Great Site! Gleaning lots of information. Keep up the great work.

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Name:Fr. Anastasios Gounaris

Email:father@holytrinityindy.org

Comments:Dear Nancy and Stan, This site is a treasure trove. May God bless and keep you both so that you may continue performing this invaluable service for our Church. May you have a meaningful Holy Week and a joyful Pascha. Fr. Taso Gounaris

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Name:J. Johnson

Email:abcmom3@cox.net

Comments:Thank-you, thank-you for this website! YOU are AMAZING! It is FABULOUS! Everything I could ask for. :) Joanne Johnson Director, Sunday School Choir, St. George, Bethesda, MD.

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Name:George Lopos

Email:glopos@bellsouth.net

Comments:Is anyone publishing Roubanis typeset in both Greek and English? The manuscripts are quaint, but they are difficult to follow, and especially if the singer doesnít read Greek. Resetting them and translating it would be a great contribution to the choir.

Answer: Itís on our ďto doĒ list, but at 300 pages, itís a daunting task, especially a translation.

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Name:Fotini Yiangou

Email:FrancesTGiagkou@aol.com

Comments:Good site .. pretty informative .. need more time to check it out more. Thank You. Ciao, Fotini

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Name:Lisette

Comments:Thank you. Very enthusiastic about this special site. Congratulations!

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Name:Diane Trimis

Email:dtrimis@hotmail.com

Comments:Very informative. I got to the site via the SE choir federation. Your site has been saved as a favorite. As a convert, the more I learn, the more I know that I donít know. Thanks.

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Name:George Manos

Email:alex5154@aol.com

Comments:Thank you for a super effort. George Manos, Music Director, St. John the Theologian Cathedral, Tenafly, NJ

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Name:Joanne Johnson

Email:abcmom3@cox.net

Comments:Junior Choir director, St. George, Bethesda, MD. THANK-YOU FOR THIS SITE!!!!!

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Name:Terry Kastanis

Email:tkastanis@comcast.net

Comments:Just made copies of your new Divine Liturgy, Greek and English. You both did a wonderful job in pulling all this info. together in one volume. Thank you very much. The Forum should adopt it in total and quit this Oli Mazi stuff. Regards, Terry

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Name:Jan Adrian

Email:jan.adrian@sbcglobal.net

Comments:Just checking through my e-mail after the convention and saw Vickiís note about you and Nancy with your Website. So I am checking it out - you did a great job. Again congratulations to both of you on your award Saturday evening. Jan

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Name:Suzy Balasis

Email:frazzledlib@gmail.com

Comments:Iíve just begun exploring your website, but Iím very impressed at what Iíve seen so far. Thank you for this contribution to the hymnology and practice of such in the Orthodox Church is America.

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Name:Scott Harrington

Email:scotthster@gmail.com

Comments:Dear friend, I am new to Orthodoxy: prayer, etc. There is a lot to learn that is new, such as the Ochtoechos, Book of Eight Tones. Which English edition of this book would you recommend for someone new to learning Orthodox Church hymns? Always, Scott Harrington

Answer: If you just need an English translation, you can find one at: http://anastasis.org.uk/oktoich.htm

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Name:Steffi Tassos

Email:Steffi@KeepSafeMusic.com

Comments:Kali spera! I am a professional singer and have been chanting for about 1 year now. My background is in popular music - in particular, Gospel, R&B, and Country - so you can imagine the challenges I face in trying to adapt my sound to the Byzantine style.

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Name:Timothy Douglas Alvey

Email:alveydoug@hotmail.com

Comments:A great resource youíve got going here. I was referred by the St. Anthonyís site when looking for a source for David Mellingís work. I was a student at the recent Koukouzelis Institute (organized by John Michael Boyer) where Fr. Ephraim (Lash) told me of Mr. Mellingís book.

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Name:Archpriest Lawrence

Email:lansingmelkite@aol.com

Comments:XPICTOC ANECTI! Very nice site. It was a pleasure to meet you at our food festival.

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Name:Fr. Elias Drossos

Email:frelia@bellnet.ca

Comments:What wonderful work!! A great source of information for those who wish to gain a deeper understanding and appreciation for Byzantine Music. Panta Axios!!

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Name:Jim Vardakis

Email:ejv730@aol.com

Comments:I just opened your website through Vicki. It is very interesting. I will look further into it and let you know.

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Name:Presvytera Pat Tsagalakis

Email:p.tsagalakis@comcast.net

Comments: Nancy, Thank you so much for all of us at Holy Apostles in Shoreline, WA. This morning our choir sang your arrangement with great joy Let all Mortal Flesh - the entire congregation was singing with us as it matched our Holy Week book translation. THANK YOU!

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Name:George Mazarakis

Email:george@carteblanche.co.za

Comments:Congratulations on your invaluable work and thank you so very much! I run a small choir in Johannesburg, South Africa at the Chapel of the Greek School, SAHETI. MANY, MANY THANKS!

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Name:Joanne Patrick

Email:gabep@ptd.net

Comments:Thank you for your website. I am choir director of Holy Spirit OCA in Wantage, NJ. A most joyous Pascha to you! JP

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Name:Christina

Comments:Beautifully done.

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Name:Vivi

Email:vivi_astefanei

Comments:Buna Ziua! Este foarte frumos si de buna calitate ceea ce am gasit ca informatie pe acest sitte , ma bucur si sper sa afle si altii despre dumneavoastra. Cu respect din Romania, Kassia

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Name:Najeeb Haddad

Email:phati129@yahoo.com

Comments:Itís a great relief to find all these texts! God bless you.

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Name:Lara Willingham

Email:larawillingham@yahoo.com

Comments:Thank you so much for publishing our beautiful Orthodox hymns with English texts and Western notation! I am an American musician who converted to Orthodoxy 10 years ago. I enjoyed singing the beautiful hymns in the choir with our accomplished well-trained director.

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Name:Diana Ott

Email:dianaott@juno.com

Comments:Dear Nancy and Stan, Thanks for all the work you do on this web site; it is an invaluable resource for Orthodox musicians. Nancy, you truly have an amazing gift; your settings of hymns in English never fail to be graceful and natural.

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Name:Artemis Palios

Email:jpalios1@tampabay.rr.com

Comments:Dear Nancy, I enjoyed meeting you and Stanley in Milwaukee and enjoyed your workshops too. I plan to use some of your arrangements with my choirótheyíre wonderful.

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Name:George Dalagelis

Email:eleos3@verizon.net

Comments:Dear Stan & Nancy: It was nice meeting and chating with you in Nashville. I have been using your material quite often and I am grateful for the bilingual pieces. Any chance of having a complete Liturgy in Byzantine Chant First / Plagal First Tone (D minor)?

Answer: The Plagal First liturgy is now on the website.

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Name:Stephen Reynolds

Email:stephen_r1937@yahoo.com

Comments:Stan, there is a lot of fine stuff here--thanks! Iím looking at your Name That Tone essay, which I want to hand out to our parish group that is learning Byzantine notation.

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Name:Stole

Email:mlsvk@yahoo.com

Comments:Brothers, my name is Stole. I am psalt. I love very much Byzantine music and I want a CD from this company. I am poor man. I not have money. GOD WITH YOU.

Answer: We have not yet produced a CD of the music here. Please refer to our MP3 page for free sound recording downloads.

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Name:Cathy

Email:cathtwlight@wol.co.za

Comments:We are a poor seminary in Johannesburg that deals with street children, the poor and the homeless. Thank you for this wonderful source of translated Greek into English for us to learn. St. Raphael Seminary. Our priest is Father Athanasi Akunda.

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Name:George Black

Email:jorhay1@yahoo.com

Comments:Glory to God for all things! Dear Mr. Takis, Just a little note of appreciation and thanks for you and your familyís hard work on this beautiful and informative web site. I also value and have learned much from you and your input on the yahoo chant forums.

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Name:Michael Khoury

Email:michael.khoury@usa.net

Comments:Stan, I saw the reference to your site and some of your posts on the PSALM list. While I belong to an American parish in Detroit, I am interested in learning about the chant form and will visit. Michael

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Name:Volkert Nicholas Volkersz

Comments:Stan, Thanks for all the help and information youíve provided me as I begin to embrace Byzantine music. And thanks for the stimulating discussion you provide on the PSALM list.

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Name:George Tzougros

Comments:Thank you for this wonderful resource! The choir here in Madison, Wisconsin loves your Enite that combines both Greek and English. I found it here on your site! Again, thank you.