Sacred Music Library


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Title & Description Keywords
A
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 of the First Antiphon

Convention music-2A

Refrain of the First Antiphon

Convention music-2B

Refrain of the First Antiphon

Convention Music-2F

As Many As Have Been Baptized

For Hierarchical Divine Liturgy, in D-minor

B
Baptism, Sacrament of

Chant and Choral music for the Sacrament of Baptism.  UPDATED AND CORRECTED, 8/29/13.

Before Communion

Convention music-23A

Before Communion - Finley

Convention music-23F

Bless, O Lord, Thy Servants

Sung at weddings

Bless, O Lord, Thy Servants

Sung at weddings

Blessed Be the Name of the Lord-Finley

Convention music-28F

Blessed Be The Name, #1 & #2

Convention music-28A

Byzantine Guide to the Tones

An introductory help and guide to the scales of each tone for Byzantine Chant

Byzantine Guide to the Tones: Mneumonic Verses

A singable guide to each tone in Byzantine chant, syllabic style only. (Not to be actually sung in church, though!)

Byzantine Tone Formulae

A comprehensive chart for understanding the 8 Byzantine Tones

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 - Finley [Listen]

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

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.

Come Let Us Worship

Convention music-40A

Communion Hymn

For Elevation of Cross, Convention music-22-L

Communion Hymn - Finley

Convention music-22K

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 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

D
Dismissal

Convention music-29A

Dismissal (from Vespers)

Preserve, O God - Glory/Both now; Convention music-46A

Dismissal (from Vespers)

Preserve, O God - Glory/Both now; Convention music-46B

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.

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

E
Entrance Hymn [Listen]

Convention music-7A

Entrance Hymn

Convention music-7B

F
Funeral Service

Chant version of the Funeral Service

Funeral Service

Choral version of the Funeral Service

G
Gladsome Light

Based on Kievan Chant

Gladsome Light

Convention music-42A, with the OLD translation.  Too familiar to change.  Updated 7/24/13.

Gladsome Light

This version has the corrected translation. See note at the bottom of the music.

Gladsome Light

Two-part harmony in C-major

Gladsome Light

Two-part harmony in F-minor

Gladsome Light - Byzantine

Convention music-42B: Standard Archdiocese Version

Gospel Responses

Convention music-12A

Great Doxology - Tone 1

Sung at the end of Orthros (Matins)

Great Doxology - Tone 2

Sung at the end of Orthros (Matins)

Great Doxology - Tone 3

Sung at the end of Orthros (Matins)

Great Doxology - Tone 4

Sung at the end of Orthros (Matins)

Great Doxology - Tone 5

Sung at the end of Orthros (Matins)

Great Doxology - Tone 6

Sung at the end of Orthros (Matins)

Great Doxology - Tone 7

Sung at the end of Orthros (Matins)

Great Doxology - Tone 8

Sung at the end of Orthros (Matins)

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

I
I Leave You My Peace

May be sung as a recessional hymn.

Is Polla Eti Dhespota

Many years, master; Convention music-52

L
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

Two versions, Convention music-41A

Great Litany

Convention music-1A

Litany (Grant this, O Lord)

Convention music-44A

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 Fervent Supplication

Convention music-43A

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 - 01

God Grant You Many Years, Key of G

Many Years - 02

God Grant You Many Years, Key of F

Many Years - 03

God Grant You Many Years, Key of F

Many Years - 04

God Grant You Many Years, Key of F

Many Years - 05

God Grant You Many Years, Key of B-flat

Many Years - 06

God Grant You Many Years, Key of F

Many Years - 07

God Grant You Many Years, Key of C

Many Years - 08

God Grant You Many Years, Key of B-flat

Many Years - 09

God Grant You Many Years, Key of B-flat

Many Years - 10

God Grant You Many Years, Key of G

Many Years - 11

God Grant You Many Years, Key of G

Many Years - 12

God Grant You Many Years, Key of F

Many Years - 13

God Grant You Many Years, Key of F

Many Years - 14

God Grant You Many Years, Key of B-flat, English version of the Slavonic "Mnogaja ljeta"

Many Years - 15

God Grant You Many Years, Key of C

Many Years - 16

God Grant You Many Years, Key of G, Dedicated to Metropolitan PHILIP

Many Years - 17

God Grant You Many Years, Key of G

Many Years - Intonations

Two versions

Memorial Service

Chant version of the Memorial (Trisagion) Service

Memorial Service

Choral version of the Memorial (Trisagion) Service

Memory Eternal

Sung at the Trisagion & Funeral Service

Memory Eternal

Sung at the Trisagion & Funeral Service

Memory Eternal

Arabic version in Tone 6

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.

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

Original Melody - Be Quick To Anticipate

Special Melody from 2nd Orthros Kathisma-Wednesday-T4

Original Melody - Joseph was amazed

Special Melody from 1st Orthros Kathisma-Sunday-T4

P
In Glory, O Christ

For Sunday Kontakion (Tone 1)

Psalm 100

Psalm paraphrase by Richard Toensing

Psalm 89

Full version

Psalm 89

Abridged Version

Psalm 96 (95 LXX)

Psalm paraphrase by Christopher L. Webber

The King of Heaven

For Sunday, Octoechos Tone 8

Praise Ye the Name of the Lord

Convention music-50

Preserve O Lord

Ton Dhespotin, Convention music-30A

Preserve, O Lord

Beginning of Liturgy - Convention music 00-d

First Antiphon of the Typics (Psalm 103)

Convention music-51

Praise Ye The Name of the Lord - Soroka

Psalm 134/135.

Pre-Communion Psalms

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

Psalm 100

Make a joyful sound unto the Lord

Psalm 103 (102)

Bless the Lord, O my soul

Psalm 140/141 - Byzantine Tone 1

From Vespers

Psalm 146 (145)

Kievan melody, Praise ye the Lord

Psalm 23 (22)

Kievan melody, The Lord is my shepherd

Psalm 34 (33)

Refrain: O taste and see (can be used for Presanctified Liturgy)

Psalm 34 (33)

Full psalm: I will bless the Lord at all times

Psalm 43 (42)

Kievan melody, Judge me, O God.

Psalm 67 (66)

Kievan melody, God be merciful unto us

Psalm 82 (81)

Kievan melody, God standeth in the congregation of the mighty

Psalm 86 (85)

Bow down thine ear, O Lord

Psalm of Thanksgiving

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

S
St. Simeon's Prayer

Toensing

St. Simeon's Prayer [Listen]

Archangelsky, Convention music-45A

T
They Shall Find Joy

Taken from Psalm 20

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

Troparion of the Resurrection - Tone 1

Convention music-6.1

Troparion of the Resurrection - Tone 2

Convention music-6.2

Troparion of the Resurrection - Tone 3

Convention music-6.3

Troparion of the Resurrection - Tone 4

Convention music-6.4

Troparion of the Resurrection - Tone 5

Convention music-6.5

Troparion of the Resurrection - Tone 6

Convention music-6.6

Troparion of the Resurrection - Tone 7

Convention music-6.7

Troparion of the Resurrection - Tone 8

Convention music-6.8

Apostle, Troparion of an

This is the standard Troparion of the Apostles in Tone 3.  Various possibilities are given for all the different names of the Apostles.

Martyred Saint(s)-For a man, Troparion of

General Troparion for any male martyred saint(s); special melody

Martyred Saint-For a woman, Troparion of

General Troparion for any woman martyred saint; special melody

V
Vespers 2-part

Music for Vespers, 2-part harmony in C-major

Vespers 2-part

Music for Vespers, 2-part harmony in F-minor

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

Wedding Psalm

Key of F

Wedding Service

Betrothal and Crowning

Wedding, Sacrament of Marriage

Chant version of the Wedding: Betrothal & Crowning

Wedding, Sacrament of Marriage

Various Choral versions of the Wedding: Betrothal & Crowning

Wedding, Sacrament of Marriage

Choral version of the Wedding: Betrothal & Crowning

Wedding, Sacrament of Marriage

Choral version of the Wedding: Betrothal & Crowning

Wedding, Sacrament of Marriage

Wedding music in Carpatho-Russian tradition

Who Is So Great A God

Great Prokeimenon sung at Vesper Service on the eve of the Sunday of Orthodoxy, Pascha (Agape), and Pentecost

Sacred Music Highlights

Contact Information

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Please let me know how I may help you in your parish to make your liturgical experience the best that it can be, to the glory of our God.

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Recent Sacred Music Library Updates

  • 11/27/14

    Sung during the Divine Liturgy, slower than the MIDI file plays it.

  • 11/27/14

    Sung during the Divine Liturgy, slower than the MIDI file plays it.

  • 11/27/14

    Sung during the Divine Liturgy.

  • 11/27/14

    Sung during the Divine Liturgy, slower than the MIDI file plays it.

  • 11/27/14

    This hymn is usually said by the bishop during Vespers, but may be sung, if desired.

  • 11/27/14

    The Beatitudes is sung in the Slavic tradition during the Little Entrance.

  • 11/27/14

    This hymn is sung during the Paschal season, instead of It It Truly Meet.

  • 11/27/14

    This hymn may be sung during the Paschal season, after any of the services, as a paraliturgical hymn.  NOTE: The Andante section in the MIDI does not reflect that it should slow down at that point.

  • 11/27/14

    Sung during the Paschal season instead of It Is Truly Meet.

  • 11/27/14

    This troparion is sung in the beginning of the Paraklesis service; also known as "To God's Birthgiver let us run now most earnestly..."