An index to Anglican Chants
The website www.anglicanchant.nl was started in 2013 by Ton Meijer with the aim to collect and index as many Anglican Chants as is possible and/or feasible.
Since then the collection has grown steadily as has the interest shown by the Anglican community.
In order to ensure further growth and future availability ownership and responsibility has been transferred to the newly founded Chantfinder Foundation.
For more information you can click here.
An article with a thorough discussion of the website, a validation of the indexing method and a comparison with other methods was published in:
Ton Meijer / Martin J. M. Hoondert / Menno M. van Zaanen: "ChantFinder: A melodic index to Anglican chants", Jahrbuch für Liturgik und Hymnologie 57. Band, 2018 p. 216
For each chant book included, general information about the book is provided,
together with a Table of Contents. If you do have suggestions for chant books that should be included, please let me know and please also let me know where to get those books.
Similarly, if you find an error, it will be greatly appreciated if you point it out to me, so I can correct it. Please read here about the (unfortunate) withdrawal of the index for the Anglican Chant Appreciation Society Facebook pages.
Although they are included in the main indexes, two additional lists are provided for those chants that are not strictly Single or Double (Triple and other "Multiples"):
For convenience of those who want to be able to recall a chant easily there is also
For all chants listed, a midi file is available.
Please note that the midi files are provided solely as a tool to identify a particular chant or to compare chants.
They are NOT intended to be reverse-engineered to obtain printed copy!!
The purpose of the website is to be an index, for printed copy you should use the sources indicated with every chant book. As of February 2019 the files are scrambled to discourage reverse-engineering.
Contact: voorzitter/at/anglicanchant.nl (please replace /at/ with the commercial at-sign)