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Details Overlay

The Details overlay appears whenever you click on a Title to a musical work, whether you’re in the Planner looking at search results, or looking at a work within Plan Details, or editing the data on an item in My Library or My Church’s Library.  If the work you’re looking at is from . . . Read more

Planner Page: Commentary

At the bottom of the Planner Page you’ll see a little tab that reads “Commentary”. Click on this tab and a Commentary panel will slide into view (click the tab again to retract it out of view). This area provides lectionary-based enrichment content to help you discover ideas and themes . . . Read more

How do I download copies of music from Prelude?

Prelude helps you plan your music ministry more quickly and more easily than ever, thanks to its huge Library and the smart search tools that help you explore quickly and flexibly. Watch the Tutorial Videohere. It’s all found on the Planner Page. All of the search tools are found on the left side, on . . . Read more

Plan Details

Plan Details is where you do the work of collecting and organizing the works you want in a particular Plan. Each work you’ve chosen to put in this Plan is shown as a light blue module with a black bottom band. Watch the Tutorial Video here. At the Top of the . . . Read more

How do I add a piece of music to a Plan?

Prelude’s Library Search helps you find music, but how do you put something into a Plan? When you mouse over any search result you’ll see a little crossed-arrow icon appear in the upper left of that result. Click on that crossed-arrow and drag the result to the left side of the screen. The . . . Read more

Search Results

No matter how you use the search tools on the left side of the Planner Page, the Search Results on the right provide you with all in the information you need to find the right music for the right occasion. At the very top of the Search Results panel is . . . Read more

Library Search

Watch the Tutorial Video here! Prelude’s Library contains thousands of items for you to use in your worship. Prelude’s search also includes any works you’ve added to My Library or My Church’s Library. Search is really important. Prelude’s search is really flexible.  Search by Calendar Date Click in this box to simply . . . Read more


Plans are where you assemble the works you want, for an occasion, a season, or just as a collection. Within a Plan you can put anything you’ve found in the Prelude Library, from My Church’s Library, or from My Library. You can even add items on the fly. Plans can . . . Read more