MUSIC RESOURCES FOR CHORAL & ORGAN

Lending Libraries

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Free Internet PDF Organ Scores (no warranty for quality, etc. – these are links to explore)
With tons of gratitude to Richard Konzen – see his full PDF report

Of course, a google search can yield hidden gems of varying/unpredictable quality.

  • (free PDF) THE ART OF TRANSCRIBING FOR THE ORGAN, by Herbert Ellingford (1876-1966) This venerable book is subtitled “A complete Textbook for the Organist in Arranging Choral and Instrumental Music,” and it really delivers on this. My restoration is of the original publication, complete with every musical example cleaned and restored for viewing on portable reading devices.

 

Choral

Hymn

  • (HYMN) Hymnary - Hymn text and tune resources (including purchase of “flex” scores (transposable, lead sheets, etc.) (program notes, bios, etc.)

 

Program Notes

 

References for Score Libraries

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Music Score Vendors with discounts or yearly sales

  • Cliff Hill Music (20% off most titles- choral, organ; individualized customer service/recommendations, very knowledgeable) (a WorcAGO Sponsor!) 800-819-8772

Composer Sites Offering Free Scores

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Used Score Vendors (Second-hand & estate links)

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Unusual Score Resources

Misc Free Resources

The Classical Music Directory

 

Music Workshops

International Directory of Music Workshops, Conferences, & Festivals