Song and Chant Index


Use this index chart to quickly link to the lyrics for each chant or go to my Commentary Page for more information on some of the individual chants. Some chants tend to be more appropriate when sung during specific types of ritual (i.e. Sabbats, esbats, rites of passage etc.) or at specific times during the ritual (casting, quarter calls, opening etc.) Of course you may choose to sing these at any type or time of ritual, but I have listed them according to how and when our group uses them most.

Type

Chant

Circle Casting Chants

These are chants most used
during the casting of the circle
or for the beginning of the rite.



Building Bridges
Children of the Earth
(A) Circle Is Cast
Dona Nobis Pacem
Hymn for the Pagan Earth
Mother Earth and Father Sky
We Are Opening
You Who Are the Circle

Rites Of Passage Chants

For rituals that mark
the passing from one
life-phase or transition to the next
i.e. dedication, neophyting, initiation,
birth, adulthood, handfasting, handparting, croning, death, trimester rites, baby naming/Wiccaning
first blood (menstruation)
and men's and women's mysteries.



Baby Blessings
Breaths
Come Brothers Come
For the Beauty of the Earth
Gentle Loving Mother
God and Goddess Chant
Goddess Is Alive
Love Is a Celebration
Magick I Become
Mother Earth and Father Sky
Now and Forever
(The) Ocean Is the Beginning of the World
Oh Ma Ma Ma
Return to the Mother
(The) River Is Rolling
(A) River of Birds
(The) River She Is Flowing
Ursula's Dedication Chant

God and/or Goddess Chants

These are devotional chants for rituals where specific
deities are called
or to honor/worship generic deities.
Sometimes used for honoring our ancestors.
Earth Mother Chants and Womyn Chants are also here included.



Ancient Mother
Barge of Heaven
Blood of the Ancients
By the Gods Above
Closing Song
Dark Mother
Dionysus-Aphrodite
(The) Earth Is our Mother
Earth Mother
Eko Eko
God and Goddess Chant
Goddess Is Alive
Hail
Hear Me Calling
Hold On Great Mother
Honored Maiden Huntress
Horned One, Lover, Son
In the Moonlight
Lady's Bransle
Lord's Bransle
Mother Earth and Father Sky
Mother/Father Hear Us
Mother/Father of Darkness
Mother I Feel You
Mothers and Fathers of Old
Now and Forever
Old and Strong
Old Ones Hear Us
(The) River Is Rolling"
Ursula's Dedication Chant
We All Come from the Goddess/Hoof and Horn
We Are One with the Lady/Lord
We Have Gathered

Esbat (Full Moon) and Moon Phase Chants

For Esbats and other
moon-phase rites



Full Moonlight Dance
Honored Maiden Huntress
In the Moonlight
Moon Phase Chant
Moon, Sister Moon

Sabbat Chants/Wheel of the Year

For celebrating the
eight Pagan Sabbats/Holidays,
for marking the passing of the seasons
and the turning of the Wheel of the Year.



Autumn Time (Harvestide/Samhain)
Beltane Chase Song (Beltane)
Burn Bright
Circle Fire Dance (Imbolc, Midsummer)
Circle 'Round the Fire (Imbolc, Midsummer)
Cold, Dark and Lonely (Imbolc, Midsummer)
Come Ye Thankful People Come (Lammas, Harvestide)
Fire, Fire, Fire (Imbolc, Midsummer)
Gods Bless Ye Merry Paganfolk (Yule)
Gods Rest Ye Merry Paganfolk (Yule)
Harvest Time (Lammas, Harvestide)
Horned One, Lover, Son (Lammas, Harvestide)
Lady's Bransle (4 Seasons)
Lord's Bransle (4 Seasons)
Mabon Chant (Thanksgiving/Harvestide)
Mayole Chant (Beltane)
Oh Tell Me Why (Lammas)
Solstice Carole (Yule)
Solstice Night (Yule)
Spiral Dance Song (Beltane)
Samhain Fires (Samhain)
Summer Solstice Chant (Midsummer/Litha)
Way to the Well (Imbolc, Eostara)
We All Come from the Goddess (Lammas, Harvestide) Weaving The Summer (Beltane)

Elemental Chants

For honoring specific elements
or all of them at once,
you can use these anywhere in
the circle or preferably, as
elemental quarter calls and
purifications (or farewells).
Closing chants using the elements
are also noted here.



Air I Am
Air Moves Us
Alula's Element Chant
Blessed with the Waters of Life
Burn Bright
Circle Fire Dance
Circle 'Round the Fire
Closing Song
Earth Is My Body
Earth My Body
The Earth, the Air, the Fire, the Water
Elemental Chant
Fire, Fire, Fire
Fire Flow Free
Ho Spirit
Kaleidoscope Bardic '97 Winner
Merry Meet, Merry Part
Mill of Magick
Mill (Wheel) of Magick
Millwheel Spin Chant
(The) Ocean is the Beginning of the World
Oh Ma Ma Ma
Power From The Earth
Reclaiming
Sister Brother Chant
Spirit Elemental Chant
Turn The World Around
Universal Elemental Chant
Water Chant
Worship to the Beat

Energy/Power Raising Chants

For creation rites,
energy & power raising,
charging & spellwork,
and healing/cathartic rites.



Ah Way A Hey
Air Moves Us
Building Bridges
Circle Fire Dance
Circle 'Round the Fire
Dark Mother
Earth Is my Body
(The) Earth, the Air, the Fire, the Water
God and Goddess Chant
I Am a Circle
I Will Be Gentle
Magick I Become
May the Love We're Sharing
Mill of Magick
Mill (Wheel) of Magick
Millwheel Spin Chant
Mother/Father of Darkness
Old Ones Hear Us
Pentagram Glow
Power from the Earth
Powerful Song
Rise with the Fire
Seed Chant
Sister Brother Chant
Spirit All Around Me
Unity Trance
Univeral Elemental Chant
We All Come from the Goddess/Hoof and Horn
We Are a Circle
We Are a Circle Moving
We Are the Old Women (People)
Wearing My Long Wing Feathers
Wiccan Amazing Grace
You Who Are the Circle

Grounding/Meditation Chants

For building a group mind,
for unity breath control.



Apapanno Irute
A U M
Dona Nobis Pacem
E A O
Evo Kore
Io Evoe
Listen, Listen, Listen
M A
(The) Ocean is the Beginning of the World
Power from the Earth
(The) River Is Rolling
Unity Trance
We Are a Circle
We Are One/The One Chant

Trance/Dance Chants

Fest favorites for dancing
around the fire or for
Spiral dances.



Circle Fire Dance
Dark Mother
May the Love that We Are
Spiral Dance Song
Unity Trance
We Are a Circle Moving

Closing Chants

For closing (or opening, depending
on how you view it)
the circle. Shorter chants are usually
sung three times.



(The) Circle is Open
Closing Song
Homeward Parting Friends
I Give Thanks
May the Circle Be Open
Merry Meet, Merry Part
Sisters Now Our Meeting Is Over
Sure as the Wind
Unknown Blessings
Walk with Wisdom
We Have Gathered


This page last updated April 1st, 2007.


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