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Resources and Links

Catholic hymnals and song collections

If there is no link given or if a link has been changed by the publisher, please use your Internet search engine to find the hymnal. I invite site visitors to help me keep this list of music resources up to date. Contact Richard with additions or changes. Thank you!

African American Heritage Hymnal – GIA Music
As One Voice
Breaking Bread – OCP
Brébeuf Hymnal – Corpus Christi Watershed
Catholic Community Hymnal – GIA Music
Choose Christ 2017
Collegeville Hymnal, The – Liturgical Press
Community of Christ Sings
Companion Missal 2017
Cross Generation
Flor y Canto Tercera Edición – OCP
Gather Comprehensive – GIA Music
Gather Comprehensive, Second Edition – GIA Music
Gather Second Edition – GIA Music
Gather Third Edition – GIA Music
Glory & Praise, Third Edition – OCP
Heritage Missal 2017...  Read Full Story >>>

Domingo 7 ordinario (C) - Salmo 102 - El Señor es compasivo y misericordioso

NOTE: I re-recorded the lead voice. Please give a listen now and let me know what you think. Working hard on my Spanish diction. Free download!

Here is an arrangement of Salmo 102 by Anthony Moran. Richard Schletty recorded and mixed this in his basement using Apple Logic Pro and his collection of real and digital instruments, along with his late night voices. Here's your opportunity to learn how to sing "salmos responsoriales" – responsorial psalms in Spanish.

Please visit Catholic Liturgy in Song to get free downloads of guitar lead sheet and audio demo for Responsorial Psalm 102 in Spanish for the 7th Sunday in Ordinary Time, Cycle C:

catholicliturgyinsong.org/product/domingo-7-ordinario-c-salmo-102-el-senor-es-compasivo-y-misericordioso/​

 

Domingo 7 Tiempo Ordinario (Ciclo C), 24 De Febrero 2019
 
Salmo Responsorial
Del Salmo 102
 
        Bm(Simin)            A7(La7)  D(Re)
R. El Señor es compasivo y misericordioso. (2)
 
D(Re)                  Bm(Simin)
Bendice al Señor, alma mía,
Bm(Simin)                        A7(La7)
que todo mi ser bendiga su santo nombre... 

Domingo 6 ordinario (C) – Salmo 1 – Dichoso el hombre que confía en el Señor

Here is Richard Schletty singing an arrangement of a salmo responsorial written by his music collaborator, Anthony Moran. Richard does all voices, classical nylon guitar and MIDI bass (using EWQL Symphonic Strings Pizzicato Bass and his Ensoniq ESQ-1 Digital Wave Synthesizer). Mixing done by Schletty in Apple Logic Pro.

Please visit Catholic Liturgy in Song to get free downloads of guitar lead sheet and audio demo for Responsorial Psalm 1 in Spanish for the 6th Sunday in Ordinary Time, Cycle C:

https://catholicliturgyinsong.org/product/domingo-6-ordinario-c-salmo-1-dichoso-el-hombre-que-confia-en-el-senor/


Domingo 6 Tiempo Ordinario (Ciclo C), 17 De Febrero 2019

Salmo Responsorial
Del Salmo 1

                  D(Re)    Em(Mimin)     A7(La7)     D(Re)
R. (Sal 39, 5a) Dichoso el hombre que confía en el Señor. (2)

D(Re)                                        Bm(Simin)
Dichoso aquel que no se guía por mundanos criterios,
Bm(Simin)                                  A7(La7)
que no anda en malos pasos ni se burla del bueno,
A7(La7)
que ama la ley de Dios... 
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Domingo 5 ordinario (C) – Salmo 137 – Cuando te invocamos, Señor, nos escuchaste

Here is Richard Schletty singing along and playing along again with his music collaborator, Anthony Moran! Richard added his vocal harmonies, classical nylon guitar and MIDI bass (a fake guitarrón or tololoche). Anthony does lead voice and organ. Please visit Catholic Liturgy in Song to get free downloads of guitar lead sheet and audio demo for Responsorial Psalm 137 in Spanish for the 5th Sunday in Ordinary Time, Cycle C:

https://catholicliturgyinsong.org/product/domingo-5-ordinario-c-salmo-137-cuando-te-invocamos-señor-nos-escuchaste/
 

Domingo 5 Tiempo Ordinario (Ciclo C)

D(Re)             G(Sol)   D(Re) A(La)   D(Re)
 R. Cuando te invocamos, Señor,  nos escuchaste. (2)

D(Re)                    Bm(Simin)
De todo corazón te damos gracias, 
Bm(Simin)                         A7(La7)
Señor, porque escuchaste nuestros ruegos. 
A7(La7)                        
Te cantaremos delante de tus ángeles...   Read Full Story >>>

Free Catholic music scores and audio samples composed by Paul F. Page

Paul F. Page, composer


 

Paul F. Page, composer

Offering free downloads of easy-to-learn liturgical hymns and psalms, plus piano, organ, vocal, choral and instrumental music in a variety of genres.



Paul and I met at MacJams.com, an online music collaboration and sharing community. We have collaborated on a few songs and have shared our trials and successes in producing music with virtual instruments and sequencers like Apple Logic. Paul has also helped me to improve my skills in music engraving (notation). – Richard Schletty

About Paul

A composer, teacher, and performer, Paul is now retired from a 36-year teaching career—music, journalism, English—and divides much of his time among composing, arranging, and performing. His original music has been published by J. Paluch/World Library PublicationsMark Foster MusicCurtis MusicThe Oregon Catholic PressHinshaw MusicSomerset Press/Hope PublishingLorenz Music, and CynMar Publications. A number of his works have been performed and recorded in Europe and Canada, the former Soviet Union, Japan, and extensively in the U.S. Read more at www.paulpage.org.

Beautiful free music!

At his own website, Paul offers free sheet music scores and free sample audio files. 

Downloadable music includes:

Paul's music at Apple iTunes

Additional music composed and recored by Paul is available here.

More about Paul's music

Paul F. Page's music comes from a background steeped in classical music from the Baroque era to the present. Elements of Mendelssohn, Chopin, Mozart, Faure, Debussy, as well as influences from the visual/cinematic world can be found in this "hybrid-classical" album...  Read Full Story >>>

Com tua mão, Ministério Irmãos de Coração – With Your Hand, Brothers of the Heart Ministry

youtube.com/watch?v=UEAPdEa__yE

A beautiful live performance featuring cantor Anne Pires. Interpretada por Anne Pires.

I am posting this on behalf of TCS user Anderson whose profile says: I've been a Catholic musician since 1999. Nowadays I'm playing electric guitar in a band name "Irmãos de corração". 

Band information: Ministério Irmãos de Coração no Paz e Som. Contato Ministério Irmãos de Coração: (75) 98845-1677 zap

Domingo 4 ordinario (C) – Salmo 70 – Señor, tú eres mi esperanza

Here I am again singing along and playing along again with my music collaborator, Anthony Moran! I added my descant voice, real nylon guitar and "virtual" bass (a fake guitarrón). Ask me how I did it.

Please visit Catholic Liturgy in Song to get free downloads of guitar lead sheet and audio demo for Responsorial Psalm 70 in Spanish for the 4th Sunday in Ordinary Time, Cycle C:

https://catholicliturgyinsong.org/product/domingo-4-ordinario-c-salmo-70-senor-tu-eres-mi-esperanza/
Domingo 4 Tiempo Ordinario (Ciclo C)

Salmo 70, 1-2. 3-4a. 5-6ab. 15ab y 17

   D(Re)     A(La)       D(Re)
R. Señor, tú eres mi esperanza. (2)

D(Re)                 Bm(Simin)
Señor, tú eres mi esperanza,
Bm(Simin)                   A7(La7)
que no quede yo jamás defraudado... 
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Songs from major Catholic hymnal publishers have been removed

As of January 31, 2019, I am no longer able to post here at TopCatholicSongs.com my "practice tracks" of songs that are managed by ONE LICENSE – www.onelicense.netThis includes music from GIA, OCP, WLP and other major Catholic music publishers.  I can no longer afford the licensing fees. I have deleted from this TCS website videos and audios of liturgical songs managed by ONE LICENSE (OL). ​I have also deleted 193 OL-managed songs from my YouTube channel: youtube.com/user/rschlettyI am sorry for the sudden disappearance of my simple, unpolished "covers" that so many site visitors appreciated since early 2014 (when I assumed ownership of this website...  Read Full Story >>>

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