Sacred Music Library


The Department of Sacred Music is pleased to offer free of charge to you the Liturgical Music PDF Library. For any comments or suggestions, please contact us.

When you look at music on the web site, and wish to download it to replace something else, please look at the footer of the page to see the revision number (Rev. 1, e.g.) or the date to make sure that it is the latest one out there, or at least later than the one you currently have.

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
     1) scroll down (or click on the letter of the section you'd like) and find it alphabetically; and click on the Title or the Group Heading, or
     2) type a few words of the Title or beginning words of the hymn in the Search Box and click Apply, or
     3) click on one of the Keywords in the table shown below.
If you search for a hymn, or click on one of the Keywords in the table, only hymns associated with that Search or Keyword will display. To go back to the full listing, click on the link "Show All Files." If you cannot find a particular hymn, please send us an email and we will get back to you as soon as possible.

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Displaying All Music with Keyword: Richard Toensing
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Title & Description Keywords
A
At The Beauty

Final Troparion for Akathist Service

C
Carols of the Nativity

Christmas Carols

Carols of the Nativity - Set 2

Christmas Carols

Cherubic Hymn [Listen]

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

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.

Communion Hymn for an Apostle

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

Mystical Supper

This hymn may be sung during the Divine Liturgy during communion, or on Holy Thursday.

D
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 for Congregational Singing

by Richard Toensing

G
Gladsome Light

Based on Kievan Chant

Gladsome Light

Two-part harmony in C-major

Gladsome Light

Two-part harmony in F-minor

K
Kontakion of the Nativity of Christ

See music for different ways to sing this Kontakion of the Nativity of Christ

L
Lazarus Saturday Communion Hymn

A slightly different arrangement

N
Now the Powers of Heaven

New music for SMI, 2010

P
A Precious Adornment

For Sunday of Orthodoxy

A Precious Adornment II

For Sunday of Orthodoxy

Beneath Your Protection

For Sunday of Last Judgment

Carols of the Nativity - Set 1

These paraliturgical hymns may be sung at concerts or after services are concluded.

Carols of the Nativity - Set 2

These paraliturgical hymns may be sung at concerts or after services are concluded.

Come All You Works

For Holy Saturday

From Heaven Gabriel Cried To Her

For Annunciation

Gabriel Came To You

For Annunciation

In Glory, O Christ

For Sunday Kontakion (Tone 1)

Let Ev'ry Mortal Born On Earth

For Annunciation

Mystically We Sing Your Praises

For Sunday of Forgiveness

Noble Joseph Took Your Body

For Sunday of Myrrh-Bearing Women

O Cross of Christ

For 3rd Sunday in Lent

O Earth, The Tidings Glad Pronounce

For Annunciation

O What Wonderful Glad Tidings

Traditional Romanian Nativity Carol

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

R
Rejoice, O Virgin Theotokos

Three-part music (SAB) in A-minor

Rejoice, O Virgin Theotokos

Four-part music in G-major

S
St. Simeon's Prayer

Toensing

T
Trisagion Hymn (10E)

In English

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

Sacred Music Highlights

Contact Information

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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..."