Choral Evensong from Canterbury












Enjoy this more elaborate form of Vespers valled in the Anglican Communion "Evensong". Vespers can be simple or elaborate but at its heart are Psalms and Scripture.

The psalms, canticles and other components of Evensong have been set to music by composers throughout the centuries. Many English cathedrals, college chapels, and other worshipping communities have maintained choir schools to train children to sing the service meaning a great deal of talent has been cultivated to offer prayer to God. This will explain why the music for Evensong can demand such a high level of choral abililty. You can hear other services on YouTube, and when you are in England plan to attend Evensong in a place where it is sung.

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