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Vespers
Beginning of Vespers

Bless the Lord
Greek Chant
Arranged by Lvov

Bless the Lord
Trinity-St. Sergius Lavra Chant

Great Litany
Kievan Chant, Abbreviated Kievan Chant

Blessed is the Man
Kievan Chant

Blessed is the Man
Arranged by N.N. Kedrov (the younger)
Melody switches between Soprano and Bass

Blessed is the Man
Common Chant

Small Litany
Kievan Chant, Abbreviated Kievan Chant

The Dogmatic Theotokia

Dogmatic Theotokion - Tone 1
Abbreviated Kievan Chant

Dogmatic Theotokion - Tone 2
Abbreviated Kievan Chant

Dogmatic Theotokion - Tone 3
Abbreviated Kievan Chant

Dogmatic Theotokion - Tone 4
Abbreviated Kievan Chant

Dogmatic Theotokion - Tone 5
Abbreviated Kievan Chant

Dogmatic Theotokion - Tone 6
Abbreviated Kievan Chant

Dogmatic Theotokion - Tone 7
Abbreviated Kievan Chant

Dogmatic Theotokion - Tone 8
Abbreviated Kievan Chant

The Small Entrance & Prokeimena

 O Gentle Light
Abbreviated Kievan Chant
Harmonized by N.N. Kedrov (the younger)
Adapted for English by Archpriest George Johnson
This is an English adaptation of a setting of the Slavonic text found in Notni Sbornik - Vsenochnoya Bdyenia, London, 1962, and is published with the permission of the copyright holder, Fr. Chad Varah.

O Gentle Light
From settings ascribed to Dvoretsky in the Tzerkovno Pyevcheski Sbornik
Adapted for English by Archpriest George Johnson

O Gentle Light
2nd Tone
After Bachmetyev
Adapted for English by Archpriest George Johnson

O Gentle Light
Composed by Archpriest George Johnson
In this setting, the melody is doubled in the soprano and 2nd tenor. One of these voices may be eliminated as dictated by available resources. This setting is meant to be used with the setting of the Saturday Prokeimenon that follows it. 

Prokeimenon for Saturday Evening
6th Tone, Znamenny Chant
In this setting, the melody is doubled in the soprano and 1st tenor. One of these voices may be eliminated as dictated by available resources. It is meant to be used with the previous setting of "O Gentle Light." 

Prokeimenon for Saturday Evening in the 6th Tone
Znamenny Chant

Prokeimenon for Sunday Evening in the 8th Tone
Znamenny Chant

Prokeimenon for Monday Evening in the 4th Tone
Znamenny Chant

Prokeimenon for Tuesday Evening in the 1st Tone
Znamenny Chant

Prokeimenon for Wednesday Evening in the 5th Tone
Znamenny Chant

Prokeimenon for Thursday Evening in the 6th Tone
Znamenny Chant

Prokeimenon for Friday Evening in the 7th Tone
Znamenny Chant

Augmented Litanies
Kievan Chant
Abbreviated Kievan Chant

Litany of Fervent Supplication
Abbreviated Kievan Chant

Dismissal when Vespers is in a Vigil

"O Theotokos and Virgin" - Tone 4
Common Chant

"O Theotokos and Virgin" - Tone 4
Lesser Znamenny Chant
Arranged by E. Smirnov
Melody in Alto

"O Theotokos and Virgin" - Tone 4
Greek Chant
Arranged by Archangelsky

"O Theotokos and Virgin"
Setting by A. Strokin

"Blessed Be the Name of the Lord" - Tone 4
Znamenny Chant and Common Chant

Psalm 33, Verses 1-10   MP3
Composed by Archpriest George Johnson

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