Prosomias are the examples to follow in arranged chants i.e. in chants that follow defined poetic meters. All chants that follow the same poetic form have the same melody. This melody has many versions: Short version, long version, and longer versions,...
The curriculum presents the main Prosomias of the Byzantine Chant. The version presented in the curriculum are selected by the author form the different known interpretations of each prosomia. Some of the prolonged versions are elaborated by the author.
Examples on each prosomia are provided in this Volume for students to exercise and memorize and learn to apply immediately these melodies on lyrics.