How to Chant the Phos Hilaron (Tallis)

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If you’d like to chant the Phos Hilaron, I recommend the following setting from The Hymnal 1982. “O Gracious Light, Lord Jesus Christ,” The Hymnal 1982, #25 “Phos Hilaron,” Church of the Apostles in Seattle, WA It’s not exactly the same, but you the following rendition(s) of the Phos are clearly based on the setting above by Thomas Tallis.

How to Chant the Venite

Posted on November 15, 2017
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The Venite is a canticle used in Morning Prayer, based largely upon the text of Psalm 95. It is featured in certain editions of the Rookie Anglican Daily Office Booklet. Below is an audio file of the easiest way, in my opinion, to chant the canticle. As you can see in the pagescan from the 1940…

How to Chant the Magnificat (The Song of Mary; Luke 1:46-55)

Posted on November 12, 2017
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The Magnificat – also known as the Song of Mary (Luke 1:46-55) – is a canticle used in Evening Prayer. It is featured in certain editions of the Rookie Anglican Daily Office Booklet. Below is an audio file of the easiest way, in my opinion, to chant the canticle. As you can see in the…

Daily Office Booklet

Posted on May 20, 2017
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NOTE: Daily Office Booklets are now located at https://anglicancompass.com/rookieanglican/dailyofficebooklet/. In the interests of making the Anglican Church in North America’s Daily Office Lectionary, Morning Prayer, and Evening Prayer more accessible, I have been putting together Daily Office Booklets, which contain the basics of the Morning and Evening Prayer liturgies, as well as the references for all Scripture…

How to Chant the Nunc Dimittis

Posted on May 19, 2017
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The Nunc Dimittis—also known as the Song of Simeon (Luke 2:29-32)—is a canticle used in Evening Prayer. Below is an audio file of the easiest way, in my opinion, to chant the canticle. As you can see in the pagescan from the 1940 Episcopal Hymnal below, I’m chanting #668, a setting written by J. Naylor. Source: The…

How to Chant the Te Deum laudamus

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The Te Deum – a very early Christian hymn – is a canticle used in Morning Prayer. Below is an audio file of the easiest way, in my opinion, to chant the canticle. As you can see in the pagescan from the 1940 Episcopal Hymnal below, I begin by chanting #613, the setting written by E.G….