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The Office of Compline for May 17, 2015

The Seventh Sunday of Easter: The Sunday after Ascension Day

PROCESSIONAL: O clap your hands – Peter R. Hallock (1924–2014)

PSALMS 93 & 150 – Plainsong, Tone VIII & Sir Charles Villiers Stanford (1852-1924)

HYMN: O Lord Most High, eternal King (Tune: Aeterne Rex altissime) – Plainsong, Mode I, Zisterzienser Hymnar, 14th cent.

NUNC DIMITTIS: Plainsong setting, Tone VIII; harm. John Holmes (d. 1629)

ANTHEM:Ascension – Derek Curtis-Tilton (b. 1987)  world premiere

Michael Kleinschmidt, organist • Danny Helseth, euphonium • Layne Benofsky, tenor soloist

 

Jason Anderson, director • William Turnipseed, reader • Kenneth V. Peterson, cantor

The Office of Compline for May 10, 2015

The Sixth Sunday of Easter: Alumni + Compline

Alumni and friends joined current members of the Compline Choir to form a chorus numbering 32 voices. The service was offered in memory of Peter R. Hallock and all members of the choir who have died.

PROCESSIONAL: Easter Canticle – Peter R. Hallock (1924–2014)

PSALM 98 – Hallock; ed. Jason A. Anderson (b. 1976)

HYMN: The King of love my shepherd is (Tune: St. Columba) – Irish melody; harm. Hymnal 1928, final verse harm. Hallock

NUNC DIMITTIS: Two-part setting with handbells – Hallock; ed. Anderson

ANTHEM: Bring us, O Lord God – Hallock

Jason Anderson, director • Jeffrey Ricco, reader • Jeremy Matheis, cantor & soloist

The Office of Compline for May 3, 2015

The Fifth Sunday of Easter

ORISON: ‘The Call’ from Five Mystical Songs – Ralph Vaughan Williams (1872-1958)

PSALM 22:22-30 – Peter R. Hallock (1924–2014)

HYMN: Come, ye faithful, raise the strain (Tune: Gaudeamus pariter) – melody from Medieval [German or] Bohemian Carol Melody, 1544

NUNC DIMITTIS: Plainsong setting, Tone VI; harm. Orlando Gibbons (1583-1625)

ANTHEM: Christ rising again from the dead – John Sheppard (c. 1515-1558); ed. Carl Bolstad

 

Jason Anderson, director • Jeremy Matheis, reader • Derek Curtis-Tilton, cantor

The Office of Compline for April 26, 2015

The Fourth Sunday of Easter

PROCESSIONAL: Kontakion for the Departed – Kievan Chant; adapt. Jason A. Anderson (b. 1976)

PSALM 23 – Peter R. Hallock (1924-2014)

HYMN: Jesus, our mighty Lord (Tune: Monk’s Gate) – Sussex folk melody; adapt. Ralph Vaughan William (1872-1958)

NUNC DIMITTIS: Plainsong setting, Tone I; harm. C. Andreas (16th cent. French composer); adapt. Richard T. Proulx (1937-2010)

ANTHEM: Surrexit pastor bonus – Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina (c. 1525-1594)

 

Jason Anderson, director • Tyler Morse, reader • Derek Curtis-Tilton, cantor

The Office of Compline for April 19, 2015

The Third Sunday of Easter

ORISON: Lift your voice rejoicing, Mary (Tune: Fisk of Gloucester) – Thomas Foster (b. 1938)

PSALMS 134 & 4 – Peter R. Hallock (1924–2014)

HYMN: That Easter Day with joy was bright (Tune: Puer nobis) – adapt. Michael Praetorius (1571-1621); harm. George Woodward (1848-1934)

NUNC DIMITTIS: Plainsong, Tone VII; harm. Lodovico Grossi da Viadana (c. 1560–1627)

ANTHEM: Sermone blando angelus – Thomas Tallis (c. 1505-1585)

 

Jason Anderson, director • Joel Matter, reader • Alan Wheaton, cantor

The Office of Compline for April 12, 2015

The Second Sunday of Easter

ORISON: We walk by faith, and not by sight (Tune: St. Botolph) – Gordon Slater (1896-1979)

PSALM 133 – Anglican Chant setting based on a theme from Chichester Psalms by Leonard Bernstein (1918-1990)

HYMN: Alleluia! O sons and daughters, let us sing (Tune: O filii et filiae) – melody from Airs sur les hymnes sacrez, odes et noels, 1623

NUNC DIMITTIS:  Plainsong, Tone VII; harm. Thomas Tallis (c. 1505-1585)

ANTHEM: Regina caeli laetare – Robert White (c. 1538-1574)

Jason Anderson, director • William Turnipseed, reader • Thomas Adams, cantor • Jeremy Matheis & Thomas Adams,soloists

The Office of Compline for April 5, 2015

Easter Day

PROCESSIONAL: Easter Canticle – Peter R. Hallock (1924–2014)

PSALM 114 – Plainsong setting, Tonus peregrinus

HYMN: Christians to the Paschal victim offer your thankful praises (Tune: Victimae Paschali laudes) – Plainsong, Mode I; melody att. Wigbert (d. 1050?)

NUNC DIMITTIS: Plainsong, Tonus peregrinus; harm. William Byrd (c. 1539/1540-1623)

ANTHEM: Haec est dies – Jacob Handl (1550-1591)

 

Jason Anderson, director • Jeffrey Ricco, reader • Jeremy Matheis, cantor

The Office of Compline for June 8, 2014

The Day of Pentecost: The 50th Day of Easter

ORISON: Come, thou Holy Spirit, come — M. Searle Wright (1918–2004)
PSALM 104:25-32, 35-37 — Peter R. Hallock (1924–2014)
HYMN: Come, Holy Ghost, our souls inspire (Tune: Veni Creator Spiritus) — Plainsong, Mode VIII
NUNC DIMITTIS: Plainsong setting, Tone VI; harm. Anonymous
ANTHEM: Come Holy Spirit — Peter R. Hallock

Director: Jason Anderson
Reader: Bill Turnipseed
Cantor: Jeremy Matheis

The Office of Compline for June 1, 2014

Seventh Sunday of Easter (The Sunday after Ascension Day)

PROCESSION: O clap your hands — Peter R. Hallock (1924–2014)

PSALM 68:1-20 — Hallock

HYMN: A hymn of glory let us sing — Tune: Jam lucis orto sidere, plainsong, Mode I, 15th cent.

NUNC DIMITTIS: Plainsong, Tone I; harm. Thomas Morley (c. 1557–1602)

ANTHEM: Viri Galilaei — William Byrd (c. 1540–1623)

Director: Jason Anderson
Reader: Tyler Morse
Cantor: Thomas Adams

The Office of Compline for May 25, 2014

Sixth Sunday of Easter

ORISON: If ye love me — Thomas Tallis (c. 1505–1585)
PSALM 66:1-12 — Peter R. Hallock (1924–2014)
HYMN: O Jesus, crowned with all renown — Tune: Kingsfold; trad. English melody, arr. Ralph Vaughan Williams (1872–1958)
NUNC DIMITTIS: Plainsong setting, Tone VIII; harm. John Holmes (d. 1629)
ANTHEM: Regina coeli laetare — Robert White (c. 1538–1574)

Director: Jason Anderson
Reader: Jeremy Matheis
Cantor: Richard Greene