The Open Hymnal Project
Open Hymnal

Here you will find downloadable scores, a zip file of audio files (MIDI) and a zip file of all source files (in ABC Plus format). Note that a topical index is included in the pdf.

Scores as a single pdf (2014.06) (8MB)

Big, single ABC (source) file (2014.06) (2MB)

All Scores as GIF files, zipped (2014.06) (23MB)

All MIDI files as a zip (2014.06) (336kB)

All ABC (source) files as a zip (2014.06) (1MB)

Christmas Edition 2013 (1.7M)

MP3s for Christmas Edition (70MB)

Lent/Easter Edition 2011 (1.1MB)

Visitation Edition 2011 (1.1MB)

2-up duplex printing Visitation Edition 2011 (1.1MB) (This should be printed on legal sized paper short-side duplex, stapled, folded, then sheared)

MP3s for Visitation Edition (58MB) (put these on a cell phone or MP3 player with a little speaker when you visit the sick)

Choral and Instrumental Edition 2013 (438kB)

Sword Modules (2014.06):

Raw ZIP Module (24MB)

ThML source (2MB)

Complete    A    B    C    D    E    F    G    H    I    J    K    L    M    N    O    P    Q    R    S    T    U    V    W    X    Y    Z    Choral and Bonus   

Open Hymnal, updated 18 Mar 2017, Index by Common Title
Songs for Congregational/Home/Educational Singing:

Title (Link to Hymn)


Words/ Translator in italics


Composer/ Arranger in italics



MP3 Link

Yet Before We See Your Plans


Dumont, B.

Holy Manna

Moore & from Columbian Harmony, 1825

Josh 6:1-27,
2Chr 20:21,
Mt 26:30,
Mk 14:26,
1Sam 17:47,
Mt 12:18-21,
1Cor 15:55,
Jn 1:43-51



You Parents Hear What Jesus Taught


Helmbold & Czamanske

Herr Jesu Christ, Dict Zu Uns Wend

from Cantionale Germanicum, Dresden, 1628

Mk 10:13-16,
Jn 1:12-13,
Mt 7:7-11,
Lk 10:21



You People Who Now Are Baptized


Gerhardt & Dumont

Es ist Gewisslich an der Zeit

from Klug's Geistliche Lieder, Wittenberg, 1533 & Praetorius

Rom 6:3-11,
Col 2:11-15,
Num 6:27,
Mt 28:19-20,
Rev 3:12,
Ps 51:5-10,
1Pt 3:21-22,
Gal 3:27,
Acts 2:38-39,
Acts 22:16,
Mt 5:14-16



Your Hand, O Lord, in Days of Old see Thine Arm, O Lord, in Days of Old

Last modified: 18 Mar 2017