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
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Title & Description Keywords
A
All Saints Series

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

Alleluias during Lent

These are the Alleluias sung during Lenten Orthros (Matins) in all 8 tones.

Annunciation Series [Listen]

Divine Liturgy music for March 25th, which includes choral arrangements for the Antiphons, Entrance Hymn, Troparia, Kontakion, Alleluia, Hymn to the Theotokos, and Communion Hymns.  Click on "Listen" to hear the Troparion of the Annunciation being sung by the choir of Holy Resurrection Orthodox Church, Tuscon, AZ.  Series UPDATED on 5/21/13.

Ascension Series

Divine Liturgy music for Ascension, the 40th day after Pascha, including the Antiphons, Entrance Hymn, Troparion, Kontakion, Alleluia, Hymn to the Theotokos, and Communion Hymn

B
Baptism, Sacrament of

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

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
Children's Music 1

This is the first set of Children's music for our youngest children, ages Pre-school to 6 years old.

Children's Music 2

This is the second set of Children's music, for ages 7-12 years old.

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 Hymns for the Year

25 communion hymns for all occasions throughout the liturgical year

D
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.

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
Elevation of the Cross Series

Divine Liturgy music for September 14th, including the Antiphons, Entrance Hymn, Troparion, Kontakion, Alleluia, Hymn to the Theotokos, and Communion Hymn. CORRECTED 9/15/08

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

F
Funeral Service

Chant version of the Funeral Service

Funeral Service

Choral version of the Funeral Service

G
Great Canon of St. Andrew of Crete - Full Version

Music for the Full Version of the Canon, sung on the Fifth Thursday of Lent. Updated 4/9/11.

H
Holy Unction Service

Music for the Sacrament of Holy Unction - sung on Holy Wednesday evening and other times for healing.  UPDATED: May, 2011!

Holy Week Series

Selected pieces for Holy Week.

L
Lamentations-Stasis 1, 2, & 3

These are the Lamentations that are sung on Holy Friday evening, during Orthros of Holy Saturday

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

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

M
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

Memorial Service

Chant version of the Memorial (Trisagion) Service

Memorial Service

Choral version of the Memorial (Trisagion) Service

Myrrh-bearing Women Series

Divine Liturgy Music for the Second Sunday after Pascha

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

Nativity of our Lord Jesus Christ-Post Feast Series

The Kontakion of the Feast (sung Dec. 25-31); the Alleluia & Hymn to the Theotokos for the Synaxis (Dec. 26), & the Troparion of the Sunday after the Nativity (Dec. 25-31)

Nativity of our Lord Jesus Christ-Pre Feast Series

The Kontakion and the Troparia of the Prefeast and Paramon of the Nativity of our Lord Jesus Christ, November 26th - December 24th.  Music has been updated Nov. 30th.

Nativity of the Theotokos Series

Divine Liturgy music for September 8th, including the Antiphons, Entrance Hymn, Troparion, Kontakion, Alleluia, Hymn to the Theotokos, and Communion Hymn

P
Paralytic Series

Sunday of the Paralytic, 3rd Sunday after Pascha: Alleluia & Hymn to the Theotokos

Pascha Series

Divine Liturgy choral music for the Feast of Pascha (Easter)

Pentecost Series

Divine Liturgy music for Pentecost, the 50th day after Pascha, including the Antiphons, Entrance Hymn, Troparion (Standard Arch. Vrsn), Kontakion, Alleluia, Hymn to the Theotokos, and Communion Hymn.  Updated 6/17/13.

S
Samaritan Woman Series

Divine Liturgy music for the 4th Sunday after Pascha

Ss. Peter & Paul-Akathist

Akathist service sung on June 29th, by Basil Kazan, taken from the text of the Menaion from St. John of Kronstadt Monastery.

Ss. Peter & Paul-Orthros

ORTHROS music for the Feast, sung on the day of June 29th.

Ss. Peter & Paul-Vespers

VESPERS music for the Feast, sung on the evening of June 28th.

T
Theophany of our Lord Series

Divine Liturgy music for January 6th, which includes choral and chant arrangements for the Antiphons, Entrance Hymn, Troparion, Kontakion, Alleluia, Hymn to the Theotokos, and Communion Hymns

Theophany of our Lord-Prefeast Series

Troparion of the Prefeast (Jan. 2-4), Kontakion (2-5), and Trop. of the Paramon (Jan. 5) of Theophany (January 6) in chant and choral forms: Special Melodies

Thomas Sunday Series

Divine Liturgy Music for Thomas Sunday, the Sunday after Pascha (Easter)

Transfiguration Series

Divine Liturgy music for August 6th, which includes choral and chant arrangements for the Antiphons, Entrance Hymn, Troparion, Kontakion, Hymn to the Theotokos, and Communion Hymns

W
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

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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