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  1. "All-Night Vigil" is an a cappella choral composition by Sergei Rachmaninoff, his Op. 37, written and premiered in 1915.
  2. "All-Night Vigil" for choir is an a cappella choral composition by Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky, his Op. 52, written from 1881 to 1882. It consists of settings of texts taken from the Russian Orthodox all-night vigil ceremony.
  3. "All-Night Vigil" is a musical album of Sergei Rachmaninoff, Paul Hillier, Estonian Philharmonic Chamber Choir, Sigvards Kļava, Latvijas radio koris.
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The All-night vigil is a service of the Eastern Orthodox Church consisting of an aggregation of the three canonical hours of Vespers, Matins, and the First Hour. The vigil is celebrated on the eves of Sundays and of major liturgical feasts.

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Google previewNew SCM Dictionary of Liturgy and Worship (2013)

by Paul F. Bradshaw

Another fourthcentury custom, chiefly observed in monastic communities, was a weekly all-night vigil, usually from Friday to Saturday, and this too features in some later monastic rules. Such vigils were composed of psalmody and Bible ...

Google previewNelson's Dictionary of Christianity (2001)

The Authoritative Resource on the Christian World by George Kurian

A shorter all-night vigil may be held on Saturday evenings. yigil light Light ...

Google previewAsian American History and Culture: An Encyclopedia (2015)

An Encyclopedia by Huping Ling, Allan W. Austin

more than 15,000 protesters held an all-night vigil. When the ...

Google previewThe Oxford Encyclopedia of Medieval Warfare and Military Technology

In time, dubbing ceremonies became more complex, including, for ex- ample, a prior all-night vigil in church for aspirants to knighthood. As the defining characteristics of knighthood developed, the numbers of those entering this elite class of ...

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