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[[Image:Byzantine Notationextremehumility.jpg|100px|left]]Strictly speaking, '''[[Byzantine Chant]]''' is For the sacred [[Church Music|chant]] of Orthodox Christian Churches following the Orthodox rite. This tradition, encompassing Holy Week is the Greek-speaking world, developed in [[Eastern Roman Empire|Byzantium]] week from the establishment conclusion of Great Lent on the Saturday of its capital, Constantinople, in 330 until [[Fall Lazarus to the celebration of Constantinople|its fall]] in 1453. In the [[Orthodox Church]] todayGreat and Holy Pascha, many churches use Byzantine Chant as their primary musical tradition, including the Churches Resurrection of [[Church of Constantinople|Constantinople]], [[Church of Alexandria|Alexandria]], [[Church of Antioch|Antioch]], [[Church of Jerusalem|Jerusalem]], [[Church of Romania|Romania]], [[Church of Serbia|Serbia]], [[Church of Greece|Greece]]Our Lord and Saviour, Jesus Christ. This week is also often called the Great and [[Church of Cyprus|Cyprus]]Holy Week.
The As leave is taken from Great Lent with the celebration of the Saturday of Lazarus, which remembers Christ’s raising of Lazarus from the dead and the promise of universal resurrection for all, a week is entered during which the church services remember Christ’s last week, the Holy Week, before his crucifixion and resurrection, During this week the Matins Services for the upcoming day is celebrated the evening before, in accordance with the ancient definition that the day is from sunset to sunset. '''''Recently featured:''' [[Byzantine chant scale consists Notation]], [[Nicholas of seven notesJapan]], [[Bede]], [[Gregory Palamas]].<!--Newly [[:Category: Featured Articles|featured articles]] are presented every other '''Friday'''.-->''
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