All-Night Vigil (Vespers) (Sergei Rachmaninoff)

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  • (Posted 2021-12-22)  CPDL #67202:       
Editor: Marc Charles Dupuis (submitted 2021-12-22).   Score information: A4, 222 pages, 2.1 MB   Copyright: CPDL
Edition notes: This edition contains the original cyrillic text as well as a semi-phonetic transcription.

General Information

Title: All-Night Vigil (Vespers)
Composer: Sergei Rachmaninoff
Number of voices: 8vv   Voicing: SSAATTBB
Genre: SacredUnknown

Language: Church Slavonic
Instruments: A cappella

First published: 1915
Description:  Sergei Rakhmaninoff's All-Night Vigil ("Vsenoshchnye bdenie" in Russian) is often referred to as his Vespers, although strictly speaking not all of the 15 songs are vespers.

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Original text and translations

Original text and translations may be found at Sergei Rachmaninoff.