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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 of...

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 Paz e Som. Contato...

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 here 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 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...

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. 2b...

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
Please visit Catholic Liturgy in Song - insong.org
Vocals, guitar, mixing: Richard...

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

"A...

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...

Author: Richard Schletty

https://youtu.be/SD0nlxssm7A

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-based virtual collaborations. Here's the playlist:

00:51 – Child of Eternal Love – by Richard Schletty
04:00 – Sleep, Baby, Sleep – by Christopher Schletty and Richard Schletty
06:32 – Wondrous Clay – by Richard Schletty
08:50 – Lovestruck Man – by Richard Schletty
11:41 – You Are – by...

Author: Richard Schletty

Learn to play this Spanish salmo responsorial (responsorial psalm) by following the scrolling guitar lead sheet. This simple setting by composer Anthony Moran is similar to Latin chants, traditional psalm tones as well as Lectionary psalms by composers such as Michel Guimont. 

 

Catholic Liturgy in Song has faith songs for all ages in English & Spanish. We are currently offering free downloads of sheet music and audio demos for various liturgies, devotions and children's faith formation. Short links: insong.org...

Author: Richard Schletty

We invite you to visit Catholic Liturgy in Song, a new website that is currently offering free downloads of audio demos and sheet music for a wide range of liturgical and faith formation uses:
 

Catholic Wedding Songs

Confirmation/Youth Mass

Faith Songs for Kids

Misa para Funerales

Responsorial Psalms • ...

Author: Richard Schletty

Anthony Moran has composed 7 wedding songs that work beautifully in the context of a full Catholic wedding Mass or simple ceremony. They have lyrical melodies and uncomplicated chord progressions. 

The audio demos are sung by Anthony's daughter, Tara Moran. Piano arrangements are by André van Haren, www.andrevanharen.com

Fully notated voice...