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    FOR IMMEDIATE PRESS RELEASE: With the blessing of His Eminence, the Most Rev d Metropolitan +Moses of Portland: The Metropolis of Portland and the West is
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      FOR IMMEDIATE PRESS RELEASE:
       
      With the blessing of His Eminence, the Most Rev'd Metropolitan +Moses of Portland:
       
      The Metropolis of Portland and the West is pleased to announce the release of the music scores for the Divine Liturgy of St. John Chrysostom according to the canon of repertoire of the Metropolis Cathedral of the Holy Nativity of the Theotokos.  The music scores are available in Byzantine notation on the Metropolis of Portland's website:  http://orthodoxmetropolisportland.org/chant_liturgy_SJC.html.  Scores in western notation will eventually be available on request. 
       
      The "Liturgy Book" will feature:
       
      1. All Litanies with deacon/priest cues
      2. Music for the 1st Stases of the Typica (the Makarismoi {Beatitudes} verses of the 3rd Stasis are typically chanted by the Mode of the Week and thus melodies are not provided).
      3.  Options for Weekday and ordinary Sunday Antiphons
      4. Hierarchical Liturgy rubrics (the slow Ton Despotin for the Reception and Kairon of the Hierarch and Of Old the Prophets are not included as they are typically done in Matins in the Patriarchal/Greek Orthodox ordo)
      5. Trisagion and Anti-Trisagia for Feasts with Hierarchical Rubrics and slow Ne Dynamis options
      6. Liturgica responses in simple plainchanted form (according to the traditional practice of the Patriarchal psaltai)
      7.  Slow Prokeimona and Alleluiaria
       
      Cherubica and Communion Hymns for Feasts will be provided at a later date -users are referred to www.stanthonysmonastery.org  Divine Liturgies Project for scores until they are available.
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