Meditations on Byzantine Hymns, Set 1 composed by Gerald Near (1942-). For organ. Christmas, Easter. Published by Aureole Editions (MN.AE106).
Music for the Resurrection and the Nativity of Our Lord. Two ancient Byzantine melodies in settings for organ. Suitable as service preludes.
Appointed in the Orthodox Church for the Feast of the Resurrection of Our Lord:
O angelos evoa
(The angel cried out to Lady of grace)
Appointed in the Orthodox Church for the Feast of the Nativity of Our Lord:
I parthnos simeron
(Today the Virgin gives birth).