Resources & Links

Plain Chant

Choir of St. Romanos the Melodist (Byzantine Catholic Seminary of Presov, Slovakia)  Choir of St. John Chrysostom (Byzantine Catholic Church of  Bratislava, Slovakia)  

Prostopinje Anthology Compiled by  Fr John Boksai in 1906.  A classic work known  as the Boksai Prostopinje Book.   

Liturgical Music -Comprehensive collection of liturgical scores from St. Michael's Greek Catholic Church, Binghamton, NY

Light of the East Internet Radio- Orthodox Christian Radio- Free Byzantine Chant Lessons in English.

"Prostopinije" The Liturgical Chant according to the Carpatho-Rusyn tradition.

Other Liturgical Traditions

Orthodox Two Part Music -  free downloads of sheet music, midi and mp3 files of  Orthodox Chants of  Russian(Znamenyy), Kievan, Byzantine, Bulgarian and Carpatho Russian arranged in two parts. Compiled by Monk Sergios of St. Tikhon's Monastery, South Canaan, PA

 Liturgical Sheet Music in English- Free downloads of Orthodox Church sheet music in English. Arrangements suited for small choirs from the Russian tradition. Many stichera for feasts with Russian Podobny (Prosomia) melodies.

St. Anthony's Greek Orthodox Monastery website of more than 1000 pages of Byzantine music - liturgical music in English (and some Greek) as chanted on the Holy Mountain.

Podoben An Orthodox music website with scores (for mixed chorus) and midis for all kinds of Orthodox hymnography, including the Divine Liturgy, vigils, feast days, Great Lent and Pascha, etc.

Ancient Faith Radio-High quality internet based Orthodox radio station streaming 24
hours a day. Featuring Orthodox music, lectures, interviews, features and more. Commercial and subscription free.

Music of the Russian Orthodox tradition, as it is sung in St. Sava Orthodox Church in Plano, Texas

Russian Orthodox Music - from the Russian Orthodox Church of Three Saints, Garfield, NJ - Liturgics - Eastern Orthodox Liturgics - Litugical worship in the Eastern Church - Byzantine music history, Orthodox chant & music.

Department of Sacred Music- Antiochian Orthodox Christian Archdiocese

Liturgical Music Downloads - Orthodox Church in America

The CyberPsaltiri - Developing electronic worship materials and  a proposed Interactive Analogion (lectern), intended to ease the difficulties posed by the complexities of Orthodox church services.

Russian Znamenny Chant - the principal chant of the Russian Orthodox Church for the time Christianity was imported from Byzantine to roughly the late seventeenth century.

Russian Znamenny Chant from

Hymns From The Liturgical Tradition of the Orthodox Christian Church from the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America.

Byzantine Chant Studies Page - Articles on Byzantine Chant, audio files, and more.

Byzantine Chant - by Pavlos Papadakis, Student of Byzantine Chant, Alumnus of Bishop's University, Project Director

Byzantine Music of The Greek (Eastern) Orthodox Church, Byzantine music web site; chants, articles, sound mp3s, free fonts.

Musica Russica - Many Russian Orthodox CD's for sale, along with Sheet Music; some beautiful sound bites.

Courses for Orthodox Church Choir Conductors in Moscow - The goal of the Moscow Orthodox Church Conductors' Courses is to train choir directors for Orthodox parishes in Moscow and beyond.

Unmercenary Sacred Music - dedicated to providing free congregational liturgical music for Orthodox and Catholic communities.

Byzantine Music & the ByzWriter ver. 2.0 Software.

Ancient Hymns For Modern Times - Byzantine Chant by Katerina Sitaras Makiej, Presvytera - In English and Greek

Poetry and Music of the Syriac Orthodox Church

The Orthodox Church Music Ensemble of the Warsaw Chamber Opera

The Valaam Ensemble - The ensemble was organized in 1993 by 5 enthusiastic professional singers. The repertoire consists of liturgical singing and many Russian folk songs, in the rich musical tradition of the Northern Russia.

The Male Choir Svetilen from Holy Don Starocherkassk Monastery

Anna is a youth choir, founded in 1991 at Holy Trinity Cathedral, main church of Shchyolkovo, Moscow region, Russia.

Golosa - The University of Chicago's Russian folk choir.

The Middlebury Russian Choir - The choir repertoire consists of liturgical music from the Orthodox tradition: Russian, Georgian, Serbian, and Byzantine hymns from the Middle Ages to this century.

Russian Chamber Chorus of New York - Recordings of Tchaikovsky's Liturgy of St. John Chrysostom & Tchaikovsky's Vespers: All-Night Vigil.

Vocal Quartet "Pritcha" of Raifa Holy Virgin Monastery

Orthotracts  Download Free Orthodox Christian Tracts - free downloadable Orthodox Christian resources tracts, mp3s...

The Yale Russian Chorus - a tenor-bass a cappella choral ensemble specializing in sacred and secular Slavic choral music  Byzantine Vocal Music; in Greek.

Crkva Sv. Djordja  - Site with choral orthodox music, written by Serbian composers

St. Romanos Records - Specializing in non-liturgical music by Orthodox Christian recording artists including classical, folk, folk-rock, jazz, kids' music, and much more!

Poite Tsarevi Nashemu / Sing to Our King   collection of Eastern Orthodox liturgical compositions and arrangements for mixed voices (SATB). Most chants are in Old Church Slavonic, while some are available in English

The Spirit of Orthodoxy Choir - formed in 1997 and is pan-Orthodox, composed of singers from various Orthodox jurisdictions in the NY-NJ area. The choir is committed to singing the great works of Orthodox music in the English language.

The Greek Sacred Secular Music Society, Inc. -  Greek Orthodox church hymns, as well as some Byzantine chants.

Eikona, The chanting group Eikona brings to the faithful some of the pillar services of our Holy Orthodox Church in English. "Come Receive the Light, the Orthros Service of Pascha", "Great Vespers", "The Paraklesis", "The Akathist". As well these three sisters have contemporary Christian music for the whole family to enjoy!

Orthodox Music and Midi Page - from Zoëmark's Homepage

PSALM - Pan-Orthodox Society for the Advancement of Liturgical Music - an organization dedicated to the advancement, excellence, and growth of all traditions of Orthodox liturgical music and chant, with a special missionary emphasis on fostering these traditions wherever English is used as a liturgical language.

Orthodox Liturgical Music Downloads- The Choir of St. John the Forerunner Church (Chesmenskaya). Regent: Sergei Kalinin;  Alexandre Govorov's choir ;  Afanasiev's choir; The choir of the Saviour-Transfiguration Cathedral. Regent: Vladimir Lvov and more..

Russian Orthodox Church Music - Russian Orthodox Music Scores from the library of the Synod Cathedral Choir, New York City.

Orthodox World - Liturgical Music - The Divine Liturgy of Our Father Among The Saints John Chrysostom -Selected hymns from the Vigil Service and Divine Liturgy -Selected hymns from the Great Lent and Pascha

Monastic Choir of the Valaam Monastery Precentor Hierodeacon German (Ryabtsev) Hierodeacon German (Ryabtsev)

Russian Church Music History, along with Russian Religion Chants by F.Chaliapin and chorus of Russian Orthodox Church, Paris 1932. Conductor N.Afonskiy.

Choir of the Church of St. Prophet Elijah (Kiev) - Spiritual compositions of the Orthodox Church, along with Russian and Ukrainian folk songs.

Serbian Orthodox Church Music - the Serbian Orthodox Church online music library.

Liturgical Music - Orthodox World

Orthodox Church Music from Valaam Monastery of the Holy Transfiguration of the Saviour, Russian Orthodox Church.

Choir of The Orthodox Christian Church Of Christ The Saviour, a parish of the Orthodox Church in America.

Monumenta Musicae Byzantinae - University of Copenhagen, Institute for Greek and Latin.

A selection of Eastern Christian music - Byzantine, Slav, Coptic, Armenian, and Syrian traditions.

St. Raphael Press - Orthodox Traditional Slavic Chant - produces Orthodox music from the Slavic Orthodox tradition.

PsalticNotes - The PsalticNotes endeavor is an offering to those involved in the holy Psaltic Art of the Orthodox Church.

Church Music from Orthodox Research Institute.

Hymns of the Eastern Church from Christian Classics Ethereal Library

Serbian Orthodox Chants from the website of St. Luke's Orthodox Mission, Etobicoke, ON, Canada

The First Belgrade Singers' Society - Under The Highest Protection of Serbian Orthodox Church & His Holiness The Patriarch of Serbs

Russian Orthodox Church Music - various Russian choirs

Russian Orthodox Hymnody / Veliky Novgorod

Orthodox Musical Resources from the website of St. Jonah of Manchuria Orthodox Church, Spring / North Houston, Texas area

Orthodox Liturgical Choral Music - Dr. Kurt Sander, Department of Music, Northern Kentucky University

Liturgical Music Resources from the Diocese of the West - Orthodox Church in America.

Help Me Learn Church Slavonic -  Church Slavonic grammar, vocabulary, quizzes, and other resources.