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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 (like Lent or Feast Days), or is Grouped according to type of hymns (such as Antiphons, Communion Hymns, etc.). If it is a Group heading, click on the title of the Group, for example, "Annunciation to the Theotokos," and then all the hymns in that group will unfold under the title.  Then click on the title of the hymn you wish to see or download.

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, or in the right column next to each hymn.
       Then, you must click on the title of the hymn itself in order to open up the PDF file to view it or download it.
If you search for a hymn, or click on one of the Keywords, 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: Russian Traditional
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Title & Description Keywords
A
Annunciation, 1st Antiphon in Liturgy

This is the First Antiphon sung at the Feast of the Annunciation to the Most-Holy Theotokos, March 25th. 

B
Before Communion

Convention music-23A

C
Come Let Us Worship

Convention music-40A

D
Dormition of the Theotokos, First Antiphon in Liturgy

This is the First Antiphon, with verses, sung in the Divine Liturgy on August 15th for the Feast of the Dormition of the Theotokos.

L
Palm Sunday, First Antiphon in Liturgy

This is the First Antiphon sung at the Divine Liturgy on the Feast of Palm Sunday.

Great Litany

Two versions, Convention music-41A

Litany of Fervent Supplication

Convention music-43A

Litany of the Anaphora

In F-major, Convention music-14A.  This music contains "Father, Son and Holy Spirit . . ." as well as "I will love thee, O Lord, my strength . . . ."

M
Memory Eternal

Sung at the Trisagion & Funeral Service

N
Nativity of the Theotokos, First Antiphon in Liturgy

This is the First Antiphon sung in the Divine Liturgy on September 8th for the Feast of the Nativity of the Theotokos.

P
Pentecost, First Antiphon in Liturgy

This is the First Antiphon, with verses, sung in the Divine Liturgy on the Feast of Pentecost.

Praise Ye the Name of the Lord

Convention music-50

T
Transfiguration, First Antiphon in Liturgy

This is the First Antiphon, with verses, sung in the Divine Liturgy on August 6th, the Feast of the Transfiguration of our Lord.

V
Vespers, Kazan - Come Let Us Worship

Invitatory (initial hymn) from the Kazan Vespers book.  "Come, let us worship and fall down before God our King . . . ."

Vespers, Kazan - Litany Before the Aposticha

Litany before the Aposticha from the Kazan Vespers book.  "Lord, have mercy."  "Grant this, O Lord."

W
Who is so great a God (choral)

This Great Prokeimenon, Russian melody, is sung on the Sunday of Orthodoxy (First Sunday of Lent), at Agape Vespers on Pascha, and at the Kneeling Service on Pentecost.