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The music listed below is in alphabetical order according to either Title, or Season (for all the Feast Day Series), or is grouped according to type of hymns (such as Antiphons, or Communion Hymns, etc.). To SEARCH for a particular hymn, you may either
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Displaying All Music with Keyword: Divine Liturgy
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Title & Description Keywords
A
All creation rejoices in thee

Sung as the Hymn to the Theotokos for the Liturgy of St. Basil the Great (January 1st, the Sundays of Great Lent, Holy Thursday & Holy Saturday morning)

All creation rejoices in thee [Listen]

Sung as the Hymn to the Theotokos for the Liturgy of St. Basil the Great (January 1st, the Sundays of Great Lent, Holy Thursday & Holy Saturday morning)

All Saints Series

Divine Liturgy music for All Saints Sunday, the Sunday after Pentecost, including the Troparion, Kontakion, Alleluia and Communion Hymn

Anaphora

Convention music-16A

Anaphora

Convention music-16B

Anaphora

Choral setting based on the Antiochian Village Camp Book

Anaphora-Finley

Convention music-16F

Refrain & Troparion of the Second Antiphon

Convention music-4B

Refrain & Troparion of the Second Antiphon

Convention music-4A

Refrain & Troparion of the Second Antiphon

Convention music-4C

Refrain & Troparion of the Second Antiphon

Convention Music-4C (Alternative)

Refrain of the First Antiphon

Convention music-2A

Refrain of the First Antiphon

Convention music-2B

Arise, O God

Sung at the Vesperal Liturgy on Holy Saturday morning

As Many As Have Been Baptized

For Hierarchical Divine Liturgy, in key of E-flat

As Many As Have Been Baptized

For Regular Divine Liturgy (without a bishop)

As Many As Have Been Baptized

For Hierarchical Divine Liturgy, in D-minor

As Many As Have Been Baptized

Arabic Chant version

B
Before Communion

Convention music-23A

Before Communion - Finley

Convention music-23F

Before Thy Cross

Convention music-10D

Before Thy Cross

Replaces the Trisagion for Elevation of the Cross & Third Sunday of Great Lent

Before Thy Cross

For Hierarchical Divine Liturgy

Before Thy Cross

Sung on September 14th and the Third Sunday of Great Lent

Blessed Be the Name of the Lord-Finley

Convention music-28F

Blessed Be The Name, #1 & #2

Convention music-28A

C
Cherubic Hymn [Listen]

Convention music-13E.  The audio file is provided by the SMI Chamber Chorale.

Cherubic Hymn

Convention Music-13G

Cherubic Hymn [Listen]

Convention music-13D.  The audio file is provided by the SMI Chamber Chorale.

Cherubic Hymn [Listen]

Convention music-13A.  The audio file is provided by the SMI Chamber Chorale.

Cherubic Hymn [Listen]

Convention music-13H.  The audio file is provided by the SMI Chamber Chorale.

Cherubic Hymn [Listen]

Convention music-13I.  The audio file is provided by the SMI Chamber Chorale.

Cherubic Hymn [Listen]

This is Peter Tchaikovsky's Cherubic Hymn #1, in English, in the key of F. The audio file is provided by the SMI Chamber Chorale. PLEASE NOTE: A correction was made in the PDF file, in measure 77, with the Alto part. The beginning half note is not a D, but rather a C. We are not able to correct this in the audio file at this time.

Cherubic Hymn

This Cherubic Hymn is based on the Ukrainian Christmas carol "Nova Radist' Stala", in the key of B-flat.

Cherubic Hymn

In the key of E-flat.

Cherubic Hymn - Finley [Listen]

Convention music-13F.  The audio file is provided by the SMI Chamber Chorale.

Cherubic Hymn for Holy Thursday

Sung on Holy Thursday morning Vesperal Liturgy: Receive me today...

Cherubic Hymn, No. 5 [Listen]

Convention music-13B.  The audio file is provided by the SMI Chamber Chorale.

Cherubic Hymn, No. 7 [Listen]

Convention music-13C.  The audio file is provided by the SMI Chamber Chorale.

Risen Indeed - #18

Pascha, sung at the end of Divine Liturgy

Circumcision of our Lord & St. Basil Series

Divine Liturgy music for January 1st, which includes choral and chant arrangements for the Antiphons, Entrance Hymn, Troparia, Kontakia, Alleluia, Hymn to the Theotokos, and Communion Hymns.  Update 6/17/13.

Communion Hymn

For Elevation of Cross, Convention music-22-L

Communion Hymn - Finley

Convention music-22K

Communion Hymn for an Apostle

In the Key of F, Serbian Tone 8: "Their sound hath gone forth into all the earth..."

Communion Hymn for Friday

Convention music-22I

Communion Hymn for Monday

Convention music-22E

Communion Hymn for Saturday

Convention music-22J

Communion Hymn for Sunday

Convention music-22D

Communion Hymn for Sunday

Convention music-22B

Communion Hymn for Sunday (Arabic)

Convention music-22A

Communion Hymn for Sunday (Koinonikon)

Convention music-22C

Communion Hymn for the Apostles (or an Apostle)

To be sung for an Apostle (his), or for many Apostles (their).

Communion Hymn for Thursday

Convention music-22H

Communion Hymn for Tuesday

Convention music-22F

Communion Hymn for Wednesday

Convention music-22G

People's Communion Hymn - Finley

Convention Music 24F

Peoples Communion Hymn [Listen]

Convention music-24A

Praise the Lord from the heavens

Key: E-minor, sung on Sundays

Receive Ye the Body of Christ

Communion hymn for Pascha through Ascension

Receive Ye the Body of Christ - 01 - F Major

Communion Hymn for Pascha through Ascension

Receive Ye the Body of Christ - 02 - G Major

Communion Hymn for Pascha through Ascension

Receive Ye the Body of Christ - 03 - D major

Communion Hymn for Pascha through Ascension

Receive Ye the Body of Christ - 04 - E minor

Communion Hymn for Pascha through Ascension

Receive Ye the Body of Christ - 05 - F major

Communion Hymn for Pascha through Ascension

Receive Ye the Body of Christ - 06 - F major

Communion Hymn for Pascha through Ascension

Receive Ye the Body of Christ - 07 - F major

Communion Hymn for Pascha through Ascension

Receive Ye the Body of Christ - 08 - C major

Communion Hymn for Pascha through Ascension

Receive Ye the Body of Christ - 10 - F major

Communion Hymn for Pascha through Ascension

Receive Ye the Body of Christ - 11 - G major

Communion Hymn for Pascha through Ascension

Receive Ye the Body of Christ - 12 - F major

Communion Hymn for Pascha through Ascension

Receive Ye the Body of Christ - 13 - D major

Communion Hymn for Pascha through Ascension

Communion Hymns for the Year

25 communion hymns for all occasions throughout the liturgical year

D
Dismissal

Convention music-29A

Divine Liturgy - 2-part

This music is for smaller or mission choirs, having only a melody and an ison (bass note), in the key of C-major.

Divine Liturgy - 3-part

Three-part music for smaller choirs, in the key of F.

Divine Liturgy - 4-part

This music is in 4-part harmony, in the key of D, by Richard Toensing.  Updated: 1/27/13.

Divine Liturgy - English version of the Arabic

The Divine Liturgy by Professor Michael Hilko, sung by many of our choirs in the 1950s and 1960s, is now available in English.

Divine Liturgy - Major setting

This is Dr. Karam's major setting for the Liturgy. Updated 1/13/14.

Divine Liturgy - Minor setting

This is Prof. Karam's minor setting of the Divine Liturgy.

Divine Liturgy for Congregational Singing

by Richard Toensing

Dismissal - Finley

Convention music-29F

Entrance Hymn

Convention music-7F

Gospel Responses - Finley

Convention music-12F

Great Litany - Finley

Convention music-1F

Hymn to the Theotokos

From the music of F. Karam, Convention music-17F

Let Our Mouths be Filled with Thy Praise

From the music of Kedrov; Convention music-26F

Litany / In the Name of the Lord-Finley

Convention music-27F

Litany after the Lord's Prayer

Convention music-20F

Litany before the Lord's Prayer

Convention music-18F

Litany of the Anaphora-Finley

In F-major, Convention music-14F

Little Litany

Convention music-3F

Refrain & Troparion of the Second Antiphon-Finley

Convention music-4F

Refrain of the First Antiphon - Finley

Convention music-2F

Trisagion Hymn (10F)

In the key of D

We Have Seen the True Light (Finley/Kedrov)

Convention music-25F

Dormition Series

Divine Liturgy music for August 15th, which includes choral and chant arrangements for the Antiphons, Entrance Hymn, Troparion, Kontakion, Hymn to the Theotokos, and Communion Hymns

E
Entrance Hymn [Listen]

Convention music-7A

Entrance Hymn

Convention music-7B

Entrance of the Theotokos into the Temple Series

Divine Liturgy music for November 21st, which includes choral and chant arrangements for the Antiphons, Entrance Hymn, Troparion, Kontakion, Alleluia, Hymn to the Theotokos, and Communion Hymns

G
Gospel Responses

Convention music-12A

H
Hymn to the Theotokos

Bortniansky, Convention music-17A

Hymn to the Theotokos

Op. 41, No. 11, Arranged by Meena; Convention music-17B

Hymn to the Theotokos

Harmonized by John Warren - Convention Music-17C

It Is Truly Meet

This arrangement of 'It is truly meet' was chanted by the Archangel Gabriel when he first revealed this hymn
near Karyes on the Holy Mountain in the year 982. 'Greater in honor' was composed by St. Ephrem the Syrian (4th c.).

I
Is Polla Eti Dhespota

Many years, master; Convention music-52

K
Kontakion - Usual Sundays

Convention music-9A

L
Lazarus Saturday & Palm Sunday Series

Divine Liturgy music for the above, with chant and choral settings for the Antiphons, Entrance Hymn, Troparia, Kontakia, Alleluia, Hymn to the Theotokos, & Communion Hymns

Lazarus Saturday Communion Hymn

A slightly different arrangement

Lenten Triodion Series

Troparia & Kontakia in Choral & Chant arrangements for the Sundays of the Lenten Triodion, from Pharisee & Pubican to the 5th Sunday of Great Lent

Let All Mortal Flesh

Holy Saturday Divine Liturgy (to be sung in place of the Cherubic Hymn. Text Adaptation by Michael G. Farrow

Let Our Mouths Be Filled

Traditional Byzantine chant melody

Let Our Mouths Be Filled

Russian Novgorod chant

Let Our Mouths be Filled with Thy Praise

Convention music-26A

Great Litany

Convention music-1A

Litany / In the Name of the Lord

Convention music-27A

Litany after the Lord's Prayer

Convention music-20A

Litany before the Lord's Prayer

Convention music-18A

Litany of the Anaphora

In F-major, Convention music-14A

Litany of the Anaphora

In D-major, Convention music-14C

Litany of the Anaphora

In D-minor, Convention music-14B

Little Litany

Two versions, Convention music-3A

M
History & Intonations of Many Years

A historical description and intonations of the singing of God Grant You Many Years

Many Years

For a Priest and for a Bishop

Many Years to a Priest

Sung by the choir to the priest at the end of Divine Liturgy.

Meeting of the Lord Series

Music for February 2nd, including the 9th Ode of Matins, and the Antiphons, Entrance Hymn, Troparion, Kontakion, Alleluia, Hymn to the Theotokos, and Communion Hymn of Liturgy

N
National Convention and Regional Conference Music for Divine Liturgy and Vespers

CAUTION: This is a 2.2 megabyte file, and may take a while to download at slow speeds.  UPDATED IN PDF FORMAT:  9/24/13.

Nativity of our Lord Jesus Christ Series

Divine Liturgy music for December 25th, which includes choral and chant arrangements for the Antiphons, Entrance Hymn, Troparion, Kontakion, Alleluia, Hymn to the Theotokos, and Communion Hymns

O
He Is Worthy

Sung at the ordination of a priest or deacon

Lord Have Mercy for Ordinations

Music sung as the bishop prays over the head of the candidate being ordained

Ordination Troparia

Troparia sung at the ordination of a priest or deacon

P
Preserve O Lord

Ton Dhespotin, Convention music-30A

Preserve, O Lord

Beginning of Liturgy - Convention music 00-d

Pre-Communion Psalms

These 3 Psalms (22, 23, & 115 LXX) may be sung before or during Communion.

Psalm of Thanksgiving

This compilation of psalm verses may be sung either during communion or after the Divine Liturgy.

S
Samaritan Woman Series

Divine Liturgy music for the 4th Sunday after Pascha

T
Trisagion Hymn

New Music for SMI, 2010

Trisagion Hymn

This is like 10A of the Convention music, but with all three languages of English, Arabic and Greek.

Trisagion Hymn (10A)

Arabic version (Qudduson)

Trisagion Hymn (10B)

English version

Trisagion Hymn (10C)

In the key of B-flat

Trisagion Hymn (10E)

In English

Trisagion Hymn for Hierarchical Liturgy (11A)

Greek version

Trisagion Hymn for Hierarchical Liturgy (11B)

English version

Trisagion Hymn for Hierarchical Liturgy (11C)

English version of Qudduson

W
We Have Seen The True Light

Convention music-25A

We Have Seen The True Light

Traditional Byzantine chant melody

We Have Seen The True Light

Russian Novgorod melody

Wednesday of Mid-Pentecost Series

Divine Liturgy music for this Feast that comes between the Sunday of the Paralytic and the Sunday of the Samaritan Woman

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