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Choral Music:

Multicultural Choral Music
This website is designed for choral conductors who are interested in both resources and repertoire for international (non-USA) choral music.

ChoralNet's purpose is to be the one place on the Internet where choral musicians can go to begin any of their activity.

International Database of Choral Repertoire
MUSICA is a choral documentary search tool for conductors, musicologists, schools of music, musical federations, music stores, etc..., but it is also for amateurs and people eager to know about the choral music repertoire.


Anglican Hymnals Online
This site is an online hymnal, currently containing over 2400 texts and MIDI files, as used in many parts of the Anglican Communion throughout the world. Included are hymns from twenty-two Anglican hymnals.

The Cyber Hymnal
This site has over 3,500 Christian hymns and Gospel songs from many denominations. You’ll find lyrics, sound, background information, photos, links, MIDI files and scores you can download.

Dictionary of American Hymnology
The Dictionary of American Hymnology Project (DAH) provides data via email related to hymns and hymnwriters as well as the history of congregational song in America. The project comprises four sources for research: an index of first lines of hymns from 1640 to 1978 with a supplementary index 1978 to present; a bibliography of some 5000 hymnals published in America (1817 denominational + 3192 non-denominational); an author file; and a biographical file.

Hymn Tune Index
The HTI database contains all hymn tunes printed anywhere in the world with English-language texts up to 1820, and their publication history up to that date.
This site holds six complete Lutheran hymnals, The Lutheran Hymnal in midi, Lutheran Worship in midi, Hymnal Supplement 98 and Lutheran Book of Worship, as well as With One Voice. The site has a contemporary hymn section, where original arrangements traditional hymns are done in folk, country western and rock styles. The reference section contains several special indexes, a
scripture index to hymns, a topical index to hymns, and various cross reference devices to enable
moving between different hymnals, including tune indexes.

Hymns and Christmas Carols
This site has MIDI files for numerous hymns and Christmas carols, with the words in English, Japanese and Korean.


This is a free resource enabling you to learn about, easily find and contact professional musicians, bands and ensembles throughout the United States and Canada. It formerly was

Elegant Bride - Sample Music
You can listen to some of the standard musical pieces used at weddings.

Guide to Music for Your Wedding
This guide was compiled by the staff of the Music Library, The University of Virginia, Charlottesville, Virginia. They include wedding music from standard anthologies, hymn suggestions, and articles about selecting wedding music.

Pathfinder for planning your wedding
A true librarians approach -- this guide will provide you with resources that give guidance, advice, and inspiration for planning your wedding.

Wedding Music Information Source
Like everything else wedding, this site provides access to some free information and some information for sale -- music, bands, musicians, Internet links.

Wedding Tips Online
A source for the count-down!

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