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Author: Richard Schletty

Here is an arrangement of Salmo 90 for the First Sunday of Lent, Cycle C.

Anthony Moran wrote this musical setting. He sent to me an a cappella recording of his lead voice. I added 12-string guitar and my own voices, mixing it using Apple Logic Pro. Yes, my bass, descant and falsetto voices are what you hear in there. Here's your opportunity to learn how to sing "salmos responsoriales" – responsorial psalms in Spanish. – Richard Schletty

Please visit Catholic Liturgy in Song to get free downloads of guitar lead sheet and audio demo for...

Author: Richard Schletty

Here is an arrangement of Salmo 50 by Anthony Moran. Anthony sent to me an a cappella recording of his lead voice. I added 12-string guitar and my own voices, mixing it using Apple Logic Pro. Yes, my bass, descant and falsetto voices are what you hear in there. Here's your opportunity to learn how to sing "salmos responsoriales" – responsorial psalms in Spanish. – Richard Schletty

Please visit Catholic Liturgy in Song to get free downloads of guitar lead sheet and audio demo for Responsorial Psalm 50 in Spanish for Ash Wednesday, Cycle C:...

Author: Richard Schletty

Here is an arrangement of Salmo 91 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 91 in Spanish for the 8th Sunday in Ordinary Time, Cycle C:

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Author: Richard Schletty

This article first appeared at cwatershed.org/blog/2011/dec/14/more-400-free-catholic-hymn-scores/

More than 200 free SATB hymn scores from The Vatican II Hymnal are available at the Corpus Christi Watershed website (ccwatershed.org). Additionally, 200+ organist scores (matching the SATB arrangements) are freely available at this website

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Author: Richard Schletty

Taste and See How the Good Lord Brings Us Peace

 

Music: Richard Schletty

Text: Richard Schletty; based on Psalm 34: R.(9a); 2-3, 4-5, 6-7

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Author: Richard Schletty

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...

Author: Richard Schletty

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:

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Author: Richard Schletty

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:

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Author: Richard Schletty



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...

Author: Richard Schletty

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/
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Author: Richard Schletty

As of January 31, 2019, I am no longer able to post at TopCatholicSongs.com practice tracks and lyrics of songs that are managed by ONE LICENSE – www.onelicense.net. This includes music from GIA, OCP, WLP and other major Catholic music publishers. I cannot afford the licensing fees.

I recommend that you go to YouTube.com to find psalms and hymns to listen to. You will find there many songs managed...

Author: Richard Schletty

Please visit Catholic Liturgy in Song to get free downloads of guitar lead sheet and audio demo for Responsorial Psalm 95 in Spanish for the Second Sunday in Ordinary Time, Cycle C:

https://catholicliturgyinsong.org/product/domingo-2-ordinario-c-salmo-95-cantemos-la-grandeza-del-senor/
Domingo 2 Tiempo Ordinario (Ciclo C)

Salmo Responsorial
Salmo 95, 1-2a....

Author: Richard Schletty


  
Dear friends of Top Catholic Songs: This is where it all began – my idea to share "covers" of popular Catholic-Christian songs. I uploaded this to YouTube on July 19, 2011. "All Hail the Power of Jesus' Name" is hymn no. 1 from The Radio Hymnal, published in 1927 by Henry Field Seed Co., Radio Station KFNF, Shenandoah, Iowa. It was an old standard even at that time, the tune having been written by Oliver Holden and the lyrics by Edward Perronet. In my a cappella garage session, I took some liberties with the rhythm by the time I got to the 5th take. Don't sing it like this at...

Author: Richard Schletty

Please visit Catholic Liturgy in Song to get free downloads of guitar lead sheet and audio demo for Responsorial Psalm 71 in Spanish for the feast of The Epiphany:

catholicliturgyinsong.org/product/epifania-del-senor-c-salmo-71-que-te-adoren-senor-todos-los-pueblos/

Epifanía del Señor (Ciclo C)

Salmo 71, 1-2. 7-8. 10-11. 12-13
Tono: D(Re)

 D(Re)     G(Sol)   D(Re) A7(La7)   D(Re)
R. Que te adoren, Señor,  todos los pueblos.(2)

D(Re)                      Bm(Simin)
Comunica,...

Author: Richard Schletty



"Queen of Heaven, Rejoice" by Anthony Moran

Queen of Heaven, rejoice. Alleluia!
The Lord is risen today. Alleluia!
He has risen from the dead. Alleluia!
He has risen as He said. Alleluia!

And we praise His holy name, Alleluia!
The heavens rejoice in song. Alleluia!
Mary, pray for us to God, Alleluia!
to Jesus Christ, your Son. Alleluia!

Lyrics and music: Anthony Moran, © 2018
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Author: Richard Schletty

A group called Vintage Harmonic Trio from St. Bonaventure Church in Concord, CA, has put music to the beautiful prayer Angel of God. A one minute sample is provided here. You can purchase this song or the full album "A Time for Christmas" at either of these online music stores:

itunes.apple.com/us/album/a-time-for-christmas/785613520

store.cdbaby.com/cd/vintagetrio2...

Author: Richard Schletty

Cantos de Navidad is a new album of original Christmas Songs written in Spanish and performed mariachi style. Composed by Anthony Moran and recorded by Grupo Hermanos de Fé (a band in Mexico), these songs are easy to sing and play.

New songs are being added to this album each day – from Christmas Day through the Epiphany. Keep checking back. There will be a total of 19 songs in this album – all easy for you to enjoy and learn.

Free downloads of guitar lead...

Author: Richard Schletty

Free download of music and guitar lead sheets. Sing a salmo in Spanish! This psalm is for Christmas Day. Get it here: 

catholicliturgyinsong.org/product/navidad-misa-del-dia-c-salmo-97-toda-la-tierra-ha-visto-al-salvador
Navidad: Misa del día Ciclo C

Salmo Responsorial
Salmo 97, 1. 2-3ab. 3cd-4. 5-6.

   D(Re)   Bm(Simin) G(Sol)   A(La) D(Re)
R. Toda la tierra ha visto al Salvador. (2)

D(Re)                      Bm(Simin)
Cantemos al Señor un canto nuevo,
Bm(Simin)         A(La)
pues ha hecho maravillas.
A(La)
Su diestra y su santo brazo
A(La)             D(Re)
le han dado la victoria.

R. Toda la tierra ha visto al Salvador...

Author: Richard Schletty





Episode 13 features Minnesota Association of Songwriters (MAS) member Richard Schletty performing his own original songs as well as a few original songs that were the result of internet-...