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.
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Displaying All Music with Keyword: Psalms
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Title & Description Keywords
A Good Word [Listen]

Selected verses from Psalm 44, sung at feasts of the All-holy Theotokos.  Click on the MIDI file (Listen) to hear how it sounds.

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

Polyeleos-Psalm 134

This is the 1st Polyeleos, Psalm 134, sung in Orthros (Matins) on Major Feasts.

Polyeleos-Psalm 135

This is the 2nd Polyeleos, Psalm 135, sung in Orthros (Matins) on Major Feasts.

Amomos - Psalm 118

This is the beginning of Psalm 118:1-12 that may be sung before chanting the Evlogetaria in Orthros.

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.

Sacred Music Highlights

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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..."