Orthodox Mission – Hyde Park, Chicago

Heavenly King

Byzantine Tone 6

O Heavenly King, the Comforter, the Spirit of Truth,
Who are everywhere present and fill all things,
Treasury of blessings and Giver of Life:
Come, come and abide in us
And cleanse us from every impurity
And save our souls, O Good One.

Tone 6 is a chromatic tone that does not correspond to a key or mode, but is actually an ever transmuting chromatic circle of 5ths (tetrachords).  At least in theory…