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)

Tools Used by The Open Hymnal Project

ABC Plus the source files for Open Hymnal are in ABC Plus format
abcm2ps is the program that converts the sources to printable scores

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Last modified: 18 Mar 2017