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Welcome to 'The Lutheran Hymnal' Multi-Media Library!

This Multi-Media Hymn Library supplements The Lutheran Hymnal (TLH) published in 1941 by Concordia Publishing House.

Multi-Media Hymn Library editions for other Lutheran hymnals are are also available at the Lutheran Music web site

Library Navigation

Click the top row buttons to access each hymn by Hymn Numbers, Hymnal Sections, Hymn Titles, or Tune Titles.

Use the built-in unabridged hymnal concordance to find specific words in the hymn stanzas by clicking the Lyrics Search button.

The media files can be accessed directly by opening the appropriate folders in the installation's root folder which can be accessed by clicking the Media Folders button.

More help is available in the Read Me file. Open the Content & Copyrights file to see a list of the media files in this library.

Click Home/Help to return to this page.


Media Descriptions

These media resources are provided for each public domain hymn.
Partial content is provided for hymns with copyright restrictions to the extent allowed by the copyright.
 

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   Letter A    'Sing-Along' hymn video with lyrics synchronized with the MP3-quality sound track for each public domain hymn; full screen display using the Adobe Flash Player (.swf Flash format). Intended for small group singing or congregation worship (when an organist is unavailable), or personal enjoyment.       
   Letter B    'Sing-Along' hymn video with lyrics synchronized with the MP3-quality sound track for each public domain hymn; full screen resolution using Microsoft's Windows Media Player (.wmv format). Ideal for Windows-based computers.       
   Letter C    'Sing-Along' hymn video with lyrics synchronized with the MP3-quality sound track for each public doamin hymn; full screen resolution using the Apple's Quicktime Player or other MP4 players (.mp4 format). Ideal for Apple iPads (and iPhones) and Mac computers.       
   Letter D    Type 1 midi sound files for each public hymn, fully editable, with melody and harmony chords (.mid format). Full SATB settings as found in the hymnal are not included in the midi files due to copyright restrictions.       
   Letter E    High quality MP3 sound files for each public domain hymn played on a brilliant-sounding cathedral pipe organ playable on any MP3 player or device (.mp3 format).       
   Letter F    Browser-based slideshow viewer with public domain hymn stanza lyrics on projectable JPEG slides; full screen resolution using the convenient browser-based slide viewer (.jpg format).    
   Letter G    Fully editable PowerPoint files with public domain hymn stanza lyrics, one stanza per slide (.ppt format). Generally used in small groups or worship services to project slides on a large screen coordinated with an organist.       
   Letter H    Hymn stanza lyrics files in ASCII text format providing the complete hymn text for each public domain hymn (.txt format). Cut & Paste the text into bulletins, handouts and other documents as desired.       
   Letter I    Hymn sheet music for musicians with melody, lyrics, and piano/guitar chords for each public domain hymn. Melody lines are provided in the keys of C (hymnal key), Bb, and Eb. Viewed and printed using high quality Adobe PDF files.       
   Letter J    Large print hymn sheets with melody and lyrics approximately two times the size printed in the pew hymnal for each public domain hymn. Viewed and printed using high quality Adobe PDF files. Ideal for children, bulletin handouts, or to assist sight-impaired worshipers.       

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