The Tone 1 Special Melody, "Nebesnych činov"

This podoben or special melody is used when appointed in the liturgical books. It was originally written for the aposticha theotokion of Sunday evening in Tone 1: "O Joy of the heavenly ranks" (Nebesnych činov radovanije), which praises the Mother of God.

Listen to this sticheron in Slavonic

It is also used throughout the year on a number of feasts. For example, it is sung at the Lamp-lighting Psalms of Vespers for September 1, the first day of the liturgical year:

For more examples, see the Lamp-lighting psalms for pre-festive days of the Nativity of the Mother of God: September 7..