Evening Prayer

   Anglican conflation of the Roman Catholic divine offices of vespers and compline. Musical settings may include Magnificat, Cantate Domino (Psalm 98), Nunc Dimittis, and Deus Misereatur (Psalm 67) with English texts despite the Latin referents. The Alternative Services Series II (revised, 1971) provides alternative canticles.

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  • Evening Prayer — may refer to:*Evening Prayer (Anglican), the Anglican service of Evening Prayer *Vespers, the Roman Catholic service of Evening Prayer …   Wikipedia

  • evening prayer — n. [often E P ] 1. R.C.Ch. the sixth of the seven canonical hours; vespers 2. Anglican Ch. EVENSONG …   English World dictionary

  • Evening Prayer — noun (Anglican Church) a daily evening service with prayers prescribed in the Book of Common Prayer • Syn: ↑evensong • Topics: ↑Anglican Church, ↑Anglican Communion, ↑Church of England • Instance Hypernyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Evening Prayer — Eve′ning Prayer′ n. rel Evensong 1) • Etymology: 1590–1600 …   From formal English to slang

  • evening prayer — noun Usage: often capitalized E&P Date: 1571 the daily evening office of the Anglican liturgy …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • evening prayer — prayers which are recited in the evening …   English contemporary dictionary

  • evening prayer — Anglican Ch. evensong (def. 1). [1590 1600] * * * …   Universalium

  • evening prayer —  Вечерняя молитва …   Вестминстерский словарь теологических терминов

  • Evening Prayer — /ivnɪŋ ˈprɛə/ (say eevning prair) noun → Evensong …   Australian English dictionary

  • evening prayer —    See vespers …   Glossary of theological terms

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