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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.

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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.

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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 as the Polyeleos for Marian feasts.  Click on the MIDI file (Listen) to hear how it sounds.

Psalm 100

Psalm paraphrase by Richard Toensing

Psalm 89 (Abridged)

Abridged Version

Psalm 89 (Full)

Full version

Psalm 96 (95 LXX)

Psalm paraphrase by Christopher L. Webber

Polyeleos, Psalm 134 (Brief version)

This is the Polyeleos, Psalm 134, sung on major feasts during Matins.  "O ye servants of the Lord. Alleluia.  Praise ye the Name of the Lord. O ye servants, praise the Lord . . . ."

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.

Presanctified Liturgy, 26a I Will Bless The Lord (Psalm 33) [Listen]

This is the first 10 verses of Psalm 33, to be sung at the end of the Liturgy of the Presanctified Gifts, after "Blessed be the name of the Lord."  "I will bless the Lord at all times . . . ."  It is sung here by the choir of St. George Cathedral, Wichita, KS.

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 33

Psalm 33 is sung/read at the end of the Presanctified Liturgy, but has been used during communion of the Divine Liturgy as well.  It is written here in both Western & Byzantine notation.  "I will bless the Lord at all times . . . ."  Music & File name updated 3/14/19.

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.