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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: Dmitri Bortniansky
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Title & Description Keywords
Blessed Be The Name of the Lord

This "Blessed Be the Name of the Lord" is in the key of C. 

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.  Updated 8/31/19.

Hymn to the Theotokos

Bortniansky, Convention music-17A

Is Polla Eti Dhespota

Many years, master; Convention music-52

Let All Mortal Flesh

Holy Saturday Divine Liturgy (to be sung in place of the Cherubic Hymn. Text Adaptation by Michael G. Farrow

Let Our God Arise [Listen]

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.

Many Years - 01

God Grant You Many Years, Key of G

Many Years - 17

God Grant You Many Years, Key of G

Pascha, This is the Day [Listen]

The text of this hymn is from the Prokeimenon of the Epistle for Pascha.  It is typically sung as a recessional hymn, at a concert, or other times outside of the Divine Liturgy.  The audio is from a MIDI using the piano as the instrument.  Updated 6/2/2022 (several corrections needed).

O Taste and See

Used at Presanctified Liturgies

Presanctified Liturgy, 16a Let My Prayer Arise [Listen]

Following the OT readings in the Liturgy of the Presanctified Gifts, we sing this Refrain following each of the verses: "Let my prayer arise in thy sight as incense . . . ."  In the Russian tradition, the choir sings the Refrain and the verses, without the Glory/Both now, as it is sung here by the St. John the Divine Choir from the Diocese of Los Angeles & friends.

Presanctified Liturgy, 20a Now the Powers of Heaven [Listen]

This is the "Cherubic Hymn" sung at the Liturgy of the Presanctified Gifts: "Now the powers of heaven . . . ."  The audio is from the St. John the Divine Choir from the Diocese of Los Angeles & friends. 

Psalm 34 (33)

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

They Shall Find Joy

Taken from Psalm 20