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The Office of Compline for December 7, 2014

December 7, 2014 • The Second Sunday of Advent

ORISON: O heavenly Word, eternal light (Tune: Verbum supernum prodiens) – Plainsong, Mode II, Nevers MS., 13th cent.

PSALM 85:1-2, 8-13 – Plainsong, Tone III.5

HYMN: Comfort, comfort ye my people (Tune: Psalm 42) – melody by Claude Goudimel (1514-1572)

NUNC DIMITTIS – Roger Sherman (b. 1954)

ANTHEM: Obsecro Domine – Jacob Handl (1550-1591)

 

Jason Anderson & William Turnipseed, directors • William Turnipseed, reader • Thomas Adams, cantor

The Office of Compline for November 30, 2014

The First Sunday of Advent

ORISON: Creator of the stars of night (Tune: Conditor alme siderum) – Plainsong, Mode 4

PSALM 80:1-7, 16-18 – Plainsong, Tone IV.4

HYMN: Rejoice! rejoice, believers, and let your lights appear! (Tune: Llangloffan) – melody from Hymnau a Thonau er Gwasanaeth yr Eglwys yng Nghymru, 1865

NUNC DIMITTIS – Richard Proulx (1937-2010)

ANTHEM: Audivi vocem de coelo – Plainsong, Mode I; harm. Thomas Tallis (c. 1505-1585)

 

Jason Anderson, director • Jeffrey Ricco, reader • Kenneth V. Peterson, cantor

 

–Audio this week courtesy of KING radio–where Compline is heard live each week at 9:30pm live on 98.1 or broadcast on king.org.

The Office of Compline for December 22, 2013

The Fourth Sunday of Advent

Director: Jason Anderson
Cantors: Richard Greene, Jason Anderson
Officiants: The Very Rev. Steve Thomason, Dean of St. Mark’s Cathedral, & Jeremy Matheis

ORISON: Matin Responsary (Jason A. Anderson [b.1976])

CANTICLE: Magnificat: “My soul doth magnify the Lord” (Charles Wood) with plainsong O Antiphon O Rex Gentium (appointed for December 22) as set by Peter R. Hallock [b. 1924]

HYMN: Lo, how a Rose e’er blooming (arr. Tyler A. Morse [b.1990])

NUNC DIMITTIS: Plainsong setting, Tone III.4

ANTHEM: Rorate caeli desuper (Peter R. Hallock)

FINAL RESPONSES: Vesper Responsory (Jason A. Anderson)

The Office of Compline for December 15, 2013

3rd Sunday of Advent

Conductor: Jason Anderson
Cantor: Jeremy Matheis
Reader: Joel Matter

ORISON: Creator of the stars of night (Plainsong, Mode 4)

PSALM 146:4-9 (Plainsong, Tone IV.2)

HYMN: Hark! a thrilling voice is sounding (William H. Monk [1823-1889])

NUNC DIMITTIS: Two-part setting with handbells by Peter R. Hallock (b. 1924)

ANTHEM: Ecce Dominus veniet — Tomás Luis de Victoria (c.1548-1611)

The Office of Compline for December 8, 2013

2nd Sunday in Advent

Conductor: Jason Anderson
Reader: Joel Matter
Cantor: Kenneth Peterson

ORISON: “Redeemer of the nations, come” (?Veni Redemptor gentium)

PSALM: 85 (Plainsong, Tone III.5)

HYMN: “Comfort, comfort ye my people” (Psaume 42)

NUNC DIMITTIS: (2-part with bells setting by Roger Sherman)

ANTHEM: “Pulcherrima rosa” (Anonymous, Codex Speciálník)

The Office of Compline for December 1, 2013

1st Sunday in Advent

Conductor: Jason Anderson
Reader: William Turnipseed
Cantor: Thomas Adams

Procession: “O, come, O come, Emmanuel” (Veni, veni, Emmanuel, Mode I, Processionale, 15th century, with harmonized refrain by Peter Hallock [b. 1924])

PSALM: 122 (plainsong, Tone I Ending 2)

HYMN: “Prepare the way, O Zion” (Bereden väg för Herran, melody from Then Swenska Psalmboken, 1697; harmonization from Koralbok för Swenska Kyrken, 1939, altered)

NUNC DIMITTIS: (setting by Richard Proulx [1937 – 2010])

ANTHEM: “Audivi vocem de cælo” (plainsong, Mode I, and verses by Thomas Tallis [ca. 1505 – 1585])

The Office of Compline for December 23, 2012

4th Sunday in Advent

Conductor: Jason Anderson
Reader: William Turnipseed
Cantor: Richard Greene

PROCESSIONAL: “O come, O come, Emmanuel” (Veni, veni, Emmanuel, plainsong, Mode I, Processionale, 15th century)

PSALM: 80: 1 – 7 (plainsong, Tone IV Ending 4)

HYMN: “Lo, how a rose e’er blooming” (Michael Praetorius [1571 – 1721]; verse 2 by Carl Orff [1895 – 1982])

NUNC DIMITTIS: (setting by Peter Hallock, tune: Marilyn)

ANTHEM: “Ave Maria” (Franz Biebl [1906 – 2001])

The Office of Compline for December 16, 2012

3rd Sunday in Advent

Conductor: Jason Anderson
Reader: William Turnipseed
Cantor: Kenneth Peterson

Advent Lucernarium, Tone IV

PROCESSIONAL: “Creator of the stars of night” (Conditor alme siderum, Mode IV)

PSALM: 85 (plainsong, Tone III Ending 5)

HYMN: “Hark! a thrilling voice is sounding” (tune: Merton, William Henry Monk [1823 – 1889])

NUNC DIMITTIS: (setting by Roger Sherman [b. 1954])

ANTHEM: “Obsecro Domine” (Jakob (Handl) Gallus [1550 – 1591])

The Office of Compline for December 9, 2012

2nd Sunday in Advent

Conductor: Jason Anderson
Reader: Jeffrey Ricco
Cantor: Jeremy Matheis

ORISON: “Comfort, comfort ye my people” (melody by Claude Goudimel [1514 – 1572])

PSALM: 126 (Peter Hallock)

HYMN: “Prepare the way, O Zion” (Bereden väg för Herran, melody from Then Swenska Psalmboken, 1697; harmonization from Koralbok för Swenska Kyrken, 1939, altered)

NUNC DIMITTIS: (setting by Roger Sherman [b. 1954])

ANTHEM: “Audivi vocem de cœlo” (plainsong, Mode I, and verses by Thomas Tallis [ca. 1505 – 1585])

The Office of Compline for December 2, 2012

1st Sunday in Advent

Conductor: Jason Anderson
Reader: Joel Matter
Cantor: Thomas Adams

ORISON: “Redeemer of the nations, come” (Veni Redemptor gentium, plainsong, Mode I, Eisiedeln MS., 12th century)

PSALM: 25 (Peter Hallock)

HYMN: “Come, thou long expected Jesus” (tune: Stuttgart [1715]; adapted and harmonized by William Henry Havergal [1793 – 1870])

NUNC DIMITTIS: (setting by Richard Proulx [1937 – 2010])

ANTHEM: “Jubilemus omnes” (Peter Hallock [b. 1924])