Irmos

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The initial verse of each individual ode in a Canon, sung by the choir; from the Greek verb "to tie." The Irmos presents a pattern for all of the troparia which follow within a given ode.
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The '''irmos''' is the initial verse of each individual ode in a [[canon]], sung by the choir; from the Greek verb "to tie." The irmos presents a pattern for all of the [[troparion|troparia]] which follow within a given ode.
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The irmos is the initial verse of each individual ode in a canon, sung by the choir; from the Greek verb "to tie." The irmos presents a pattern for all of the troparia which follow within a given ode.


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