Product of the Month: LSB Text-Only Pocket and Ebook Editions

By Mark Knickelbein on Sep 4, 2018 9:30:00 AM

There’s no question that Lutheran churches often love tradition, and yet many churchgoers benefit from the options technology brings. Along that vein, CPH Music is excited to release two new editions of Lutheran Service Book. One is a pocket-size hymnal, which is reminiscent of generations past. The other is a text-only ebook, for those who are more future-minded.

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CPH’s New Music Releases for 2018

By Peter Reske on May 1, 2018 9:00:00 AM

It’s that time of year again—time for our new music to be released! We’re excited to share with you CPH’s new music for 2018. This year’s collection features 33 choral pieces, 19 titles for organ or piano, and 10 handbell works. A few highlights are detailed below. At the end of the post, you can download the digital music catalog to browse all of the new pieces.

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Editor’s Picks: Last Part of the Church Year

By Mark Knickelbein on Sep 12, 2017 9:00:00 AM

Looking for ideas for music to incorporate into worship this fall? Here are five choices that align with the readings for the last part of the Church Year. Read more about each piece and listen to a preview below.

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Sneak Peek at the 2018 Worship Planning Book

By Peter Reske on Jun 20, 2017 9:00:00 AM

The 2018 Worship Planning Book will be released at the beginning of July 2017, and we want to give you a taste by providing you with a free excerpt

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The Future of Handbells in Church Music

By Mark Knickelbein on May 23, 2017 9:00:00 AM


As some churches move toward high-tech services with more modern music, some may consider handbells old fashioned, out of date, or just not interesting. But handbell ensembles have specific benefits that can’t be matched by other types of ensembles. Because of their unique, irreplaceable roles, they are as important in the church as they have ever been.

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Introducing Hymn Prelude Library, Volume 11

By Peter Reske on May 16, 2017 2:00:00 PM

If you’re an organist, you know that the search for Sunday-morning music can be endless. You need to cover several spots in each service where hymns aren’t being sung. You need to find music that can be learned quickly but is still interesting. And sometimes, you just have a hard time finding music that matches with a given Sunday’s hymns.

Recognizing the need for a handy and varied selection of hymn preludes, CPH Music started developing Hymn Prelude Library in 2011. Now, we’re about to release Volume Eleven in the series! Get a preview of the new volume below.

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Digital Music Catalog with New Releases for 2017

By Peter Reske on May 2, 2017 10:00:00 AM

We’re very excited to announce the release of our new music for 2017! The collection includes 30 choral titles, 20 organ and keyboard pieces, and 10 handbell releases. This year, we’ve incorporated everything into a digital catalog complete with videos, recordings, hymn texts, and links to learn more. Here are a few tips for browsing the catalog so you can find the best music for your church.

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