The Free Hymn Project
The Free Hymn Project is a collection of Hymns and praise songs suitable for Congregational worship, small group worship, and choirs. The songs (including lyrics, scores, and midis) found on this site are available for everyone's use, without fear of copyright infringement. Those marked as "public domain" are available without any restrictions. The rest are copyrighted by the owners of the composition, who have made them available to the public with only the following restrictions:
All uses of any song must include the associated copyright notice and the phrase "used with permission".
The lyrics cannot be altered in any fashion, including translations, without the express written consent of the copyright holder. The music must be accompanied only by the lyrics associated here, or without any lyrics whatsoever. To put it another way, the music may be used as an "instrumental", but if any lyrics accompany it, they must be the exact words that accompany the music on this site.
MIDI files, lyrics, notation (sheet music), and the melodies for these songs can be used for private, personal, and commercial purposes without cost, and without any restrictions other than the foregoing.
Unless clearly indicated otherwise, all other data available on this site (including, but not limited to, MP3, WAV, and AVI files) may not be used or copied without the express written consent of the copyright holder. The only exception is that you may listen to/view these types of media via a web browser directly from this site.
The authors and owners of the music on this site have graciously made this music available (with only the foregoing restrictions) to the glory of God and for the building up of His church. Please honor them by abiding by these rules. Any use inconsistent with the above restrictions is a violation of United States and International copyright laws.
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