Claudio Monteverdi’s Vespers (1610). Performed by the Harvard University Choir and Harvard Baroque Chamber Orchestra. Conducted by Edward. E. Jones, Gund University Organist and Choirmaster, The Memorial Church of Harvard University. Free and open to the public.
The sung evening prayer service of the Anglican daily prayer tradition, Choral Evensong is a versatile service which can incorporate many musical traditions into its structure. Primarily featuring choral music as a way to beautify the daily round of prayer, it also includes organ music and congregational singing along with some spoken prayer in this approximately forty-five minute service.