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Bless the Lord

Bless the Lord
Greek Chant, arranged by Lvov

Bless the Lord
Trinity–St. Sergius Lavra Chant

Great Litany

Great Litany
Kievan Chant
Abbreviated Kievan Chant

Blessed is the Man

Blessed is the Man
Kievan Chant

Blessed is the Man
Common Chant, arranged by N. N. Kedrov the younger
*melody moves between Soprano and Bass

Blessed is the Man
Common Chant

Small Litany

Small Litany
Kievan Chant
Abbreviated Kievan Chant

Lord, I Have Cried

Dogmatic Theotokia

Dogmatic Theotokion, 1st Tone
Abbreviated Kievan Chant

Dogmatic Theotokion, 2nd Tone
Abbreviated Kievan Chant

Dogmatic Theotokion, 3rd Tone
Abbreviated Kievan Chant

Dogmatic Theotokion, 4th Tone
Abbreviated Kievan Chant

Dogmatic Theotokion, 5th Tone
Abbreviated Kievan Chant

Dogmatic Theotokion, 6th Tone
Abbreviated Kievan Chant

Dogmatic Theotokion, 7th Tone
Abbreviated Kievan Chant

Dogmatic Theotokion, 8th Tone
Abbreviated Kievan Chant

O Gentle Light

O Gentle Light
Abbreviated Kievan Chant, arranged 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
by Archpriest George Johnson
*melody doubled in Soprano and 2nd Tenor; one of these voices may be eliminated as necessary
– This setting is meant to be used with the following setting of the Saturday Prokeimenon.

Prokeimenon for Saturday Evening in the 6th Tone
Znamenny Chant, after Bachmetyev (adapted for English by Archpriest George Johnson)
*melody doubled in Soprano and 1st Tenor; one of these voices may be eliminated as necessary

Prokeimena

Prokeimenon for Saturday Evening in the 6th Tone
Znamenny Chant, after Bachmetyev (adapted for English by Archpriest George Johnson)
*melody doubled in Soprano and 1st Tenor; one of these voices may be eliminated as necessary
– This setting is meant to be used with the following setting of “O Gentle Light.”

O Gentle Light
by Archpriest George Johnson
*melody doubled in Soprano and 2nd Tenor; one of these voices may be eliminated as necessary

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 Litany

Augmented Litany
Kievan Chant
Abbreviated Kievan Chant

Litany of Fervent Supplication

Litany of Fervent Supplication
Abbreviated Kievan Chant

Aposticha

Aposticha Theotokia
O Theotokos and Virgin

O Theotokos and Virgin
Common Chant, 4th Tone

O Theotokos and Virgin
Lesser Znamenny Chant, 4th Tone, arranged by E. Smirnov
*melody in Alto

O Theotokos and Virgin
Greek Chant, 4th Tone, arranged by Archangelsky

O Theotokos and Virgin
by A. Strokin (adapted for English by Archpriest George Johnson)

Blessed be the Name of the Lord

Blessed be the Name of the Lord
Znamenny Chant, 4th Tone
Common Chant, 4th Tone

Psalm 33

Psalm 33, Verses 1-10   Listen
by Archpriest George Johnson
*SABB

Dismissal when Vespers is not in a Vigil

Troparia of the Resurrection
Theotokia of the Resurrection
End of Vespers and "Many Years"
Vespers Book

A spiral-bound Vespers book is available on request.  This book includes all the above material, with the exception of Psalm 33, which was completed after the book was printed.
 
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