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Unmercenary Sacred Music

What's New!

This web site, naturally, is in a state of constant update.  Rather than checking through every item each time you visit the site, this page provides an up-to-date list of changes to the web site and its musical contents.  It also provides an archive of changes since July of 2002.  

Updated on September 8, 2017.

Updated on November 11, 2015.

Updateded on December 15, 2006.
A number of cosmetic changes have been made. The guestbook and e-mail are gone due to the huge amount of junk posts and junk mail. Name changes and situation updates have been updated throughout the site. Hopefully, in the next six months, music arranged over the last two and a half years can be posted.

Added on June 8, 2004.
The "listening room" of recordings of music produced by USM. See The Listening Room.

Added on April 23, 2004.
Galician settings of Lord, I Call for Vespers, Sunday Matins Prokeimena (including Let Every Breath, and Holy is the Lord), and Sunday Liturgy Prokeimena with Alleluia for all eight tones. See Galician Chant.

Update on April 15, 2004.
Update to Galician Chant Tone Guide. Slight corrections to Tones 2, 4, and 7.. See Galician Chant.

Added on April 13, 2004.
Galician settings of Christ is Risen (Engish and Ukrainian), Baptismal music, and the tone 7 Great Prokeimenon. See Galician Chant.

Added on March 31, 2004.
Site index of music and lesson topics used on the Choir Practice Section. See Choir Practice Resources: Topical Index of Music and Lessons.

Added on March 31, 2004.
Znamenny Come Let Us Worship for Great Vespers or Vigil. See Russian and Kievan Chant.

Updated on March 31, 2004.
Section known as "Obikhod" changed to "Russian and Kievan." See Russian and Kievan Chant.

Updated on January 7, 2004.
Vesper Psalm 104 has been reharmonized and updated. See Obikhod Chant: Psalm 104 for Great Vespers..

Updated on November 28, 2003.
Many PDFs have been updated using Adobe Acrobat 6.0. Smaller file sizes speed up download times.

Updated on November 28, 2003.
The Galician Chant Guide has been updated. Tone 3 samohlas correction in the bass line. See Galician Chant Page.

Added on September 21, 2003.
A choir reheasal web site.  Includes new music, commentary, and educational resources.  See Unmercenary Choir Practice.

Added on September 16, 2003.
Gregorian based music for Orthodox parishes in Italy.  See Musica Gregoriana per la Liturgia Bizantina.

Added on August 20, 2003.
Version 3.0 of the Galician Chant Guide has been uploaded. The updated guide has been reformatted, augmented with special melodies, and undergone corrections of keys and harmonization.  See Galician Chant Page.

Added on March 17, 2003.
Guide booklets for SATB and Male Choirs using OCA/SVOTS style chanting of troparia and stikhera.  See Obikhod Chant Page

Added on January 20, 2003.
Carpatho-Rusyn and Galician Chant Theophany Great Compline service book.  See Carpatho-Rusyn Theophany Page

Updated on November 11, 2002.
Tone 5 Resurrection Canon reharmonized.  See Carpatho-Rusyn Chant: Resurrection Canon Tone Five Irmoi

Updated on November 12, 2002.
Updated Galician Vesper Prokeimena. Available in modern and archaic English.  See Galician Chant Page

Updated on September 22, 2002.
Wedding Service Book and Music corrections made. Changes to Prokeimenon, Alleluia, and Rejoice, O Isaiah.  See Carpatho-Rusyn Crowning Service Page

Added and Updated on September, 14, 2002.
An update to the prokeimenon in the wedding service has been made.  See Carpatho-Rusyn Crowning Service Page

Updated on September 1, 2002.
The Galician Divine Liturgy has been reharmonized and updated.  See Galician Divine Liturgy Page

Added and Updated on September, 1, 2002.
The Crowning service has been reharmonized and updated.  A service book for priest and deacon has also been added.  See Carpatho-Rusyn Crowning Service Page

Added on July 4, 2002.
New links added for OCA Music, ROCM and other music sites.  See Links Page

Added on July 4, 2002.
A guestbook for public comment and view.  See Links to guestbook on home page

Added on July 4, 2002.
A form for submiting your comments and requests for information on changes.  See Feedback Form

Added on July 4, 2002.
What's New page added for a list of changes.  See This Page



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