Welcome to the Orthodox Sacred Music Reference Library,
a comprehensive Internet-based archive of authentic sources for Orthodox sacred music, systematized and indexed for optimal search capabilities.

Materials in the Orthodox Sacred Music Reference Library include scanned facsimiles or PDFs of:

  • Original manuscripts by prominent Orthodox composers
  • Published first editions of works by prominent Orthodox composers prepared under the composers' supervision
  • Published secondary editions of works by prominent Orthodox composers prepared using accepted scholarly techniques
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The Orthodox Sacred Music Reference Library is a project of the Russian Choral Heritage Foundation, a not-for-profit organization whose primary mission and goal is the preservation and cultivation of the Russian sacred choral tradition. Its current Research Director is Dr. Vladimir Morosan, a Russian-American choral musician and scholar, who is one of the leading experts in the field of Russian choral music..
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Terms of use
  • The musical material on this site is in the Public Domain (i.e. no longer protected by copyright).
  • Users may download the material after  registering on the site.
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