Under the aegis of American Music Arts Publications, liturgical music intended for use in worship in Orthodox Christian churches is being made available through this website as freely-offered downloads of pdf files. (Please be sure to review the Guidelines for Use.)
These liturgical works include several collections:
- Orthodox Musical Offering Volume I
- Orthodox Musical Offering Volume II
- St. Jonah Psalmody
Also available are a number of single works including hymns, troparions, prokeimenons, music for special services, and two and three part settings of hymns from the Otoechos and the Divine Liturgy.
Stephen Platko is a graduate of Northwestern University where he earned his Bachelor and Master of Music Education degrees. He has been a life time member of St. Nicholas Orthodox Church in Joliet, Illinois where he was the Choir Director from 1954 to 2004. He has dedicated his retirement years to musical composition and has published works for band, choir and orchestra. His liturgical music has been performed in worship in Orthodox Churches and has been featured in concerts at the University level.
Selections from Orthodox Musical Offering performed by the Lewis University Choir, Lawrence Sisk, Director