Music – Audio and Video Files
Various sites from where songs and hymn resources are available
Please ensure that appropriate licensing permission is in place when using these resources.
🟪 Items marked with 🟪 have Advent and Christmas music.
🟪 John Rutter 2021 Christmas Album now available on Apple Music, and on other platforms. Commercial music such as this can’t of course be streamed or otherwise broadcast without explicit permission, but can be used within on-site worship where there is no recording or broadcast.
St Chads, York
Evangelical Movement of Wales
Songs for Sunday
RCL based Suggestions from Trinity College, Glasgow
Craigsbank Parish Church
‘performance permission’ granted, for these to be used alongside CCLi or appropriate Streaming Licence.
Scottish Psalter, Hymns etc
🟪 – Advent and Christmas Music
- Comfort and Joy https://youtu.be/uJsE63PIWjU
Ferryhill Church Virtual Choir 🟪
Engage Worship 🟪
- youtu.be/LEORRN_3avU – a Song for Christmas 🟪 – can be freely streamed and shared.
Small Church Music
- Public domain music – freely usable
Home for Christmas 🟪
Rev Craig Downes
- YouTube Channel with permission to use.
- Traditional Carols, with BSL
- Virtual-Organist.com – public domain tunes downloadable as MP3s – favourite hymn tunes from Mike Whitton.
Premier Christian Radio 🟪
- Downloadable Resources inc Carols
Emu Music 🟪
Small Church Music
Public domain mp3s available for download
Carolyn says, “Some pastors and church music leaders have asked for permission to use my hymns in worship services that they are streaming live, or in other ways they are reaching out to their congregations from a distance. During these challenging times, you have my permission to go ahead and use my copyrighted hymns in these ways for free.”
Resound Worship 🟪
During the Covid-19 crisis, we give permission for all churches worldwide to stream Resound Worship songs. This includes our videos, our recordings, our lyrics and your own performances.
If you have a streaming licence (eg CCLI, OneLicense), we’d appreciate it if you would report your usage. If you don’t, we would like you to use our material anyway
Jubilate Music 🟪
MP3s and lyric videos available to buy on individual basis or with Annual Pass (currently £29.99 Nov 2021)
New Scottish Hymns
- Video Recordings available for use for a small fee.
Salvation Army 🟪
Worship Lyric Videos 🟪
- Small payment required – good quality videos – with 2021 updates.
If you have Apple Music – do a search on ‘Royalty Free’ and you’ll find some background music for your videos…