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The Office of Compline for February 26, 2017

February 26, 2017

The Last Sunday after the Epiphany

ORISON: O wondrous type! O vision fair (Tune: Aeterne Rex altissime) – Plainsong, Mode I; Zisterzienser Hymnar, 14th cent.; adapt. Jason A. Anderson (b. 1976)

PSALMS 2 and 150 – Plainsong, Tone VIII.3 and Charles Villiers Stanford (1852-1924)

HYMN: Christ upon the mountain peak (Tune: Ibis) – mel. Thomas Kuras (1950-1997); harm. Peter R. Hallock (1924-2014)

NUNC DIMITTIS – Erin Aas (b. 1980)

ANTHEM: Resplenduit facies – Tomás Luis de Victoria (1548-1611)

Jason Anderson, director • William Turnipseed, organist • Jeremy Matheis, reader • James Wilcox, cantor

The Office of Compline for February 12, 2017

February 12, 2017

The Sixth Sunday after the Epiphany

ORISON: “Thy mercies fill the earth, O Lord” from Six Hymns to Doctor Watts – Alice Parker (b. 1924)

PSALM 119:1-16 – Plainsong, Tone II.1

HYMN: Book of books, our people’s strengths (Tune: Liebster Jesu) – mel. Johann Rudolph Ahle (1625-1673); harm. George Herbert Palmer (1846-1926)

NUNC DIMITTIS – Melchior Franck (1573-1639)

ANTHEM: I give you a new commandment – John Sheppard (c. 1515–1558)

 

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

The Office of Compline for February 5, 2017

February 5, 2017 • The Fifth Sunday after the Epiphany

ORISON: Jesus said, “You are the light of the world” – Peter R. Hallock (1924-2014)

PSALM 112:1-9 – Plainsong, Tone I.7

HYMN: Eternal light, shine in my heart (Tune: Ach bleib bei uns) – mel. Samuel Scheidt (1587-1654); harm. Seth Calvisius (1556-1615)

NUNC DIMITTIS: Plainsong, Mode I; harm. Carolus Andreas (d. 1627); ed. Richard T. Proulx (1937-2010)

ANTHEM: Beati quorum via – Sir Charles Villiers Stanford (1852-1924); arr. Richard Barnes

 

Jason Anderson, director • Joel Matter, reader • Cameron Mousighi, cantor

 

The Office of Compline for January 29, 2017

January 29, 2017
The Fourth Sunday after the Epiphany

ORISON: Judge eternal, throned in splendor (Tune: Komm, o komm, du Geist des Lebens) – melody from Neu-vermehrtes und zu Ubung Christl. Gottseligkeit eingerichtetes Meiningisches Gesangbuch, 1693
PSALM 15 – setting by Peter R. Hallock (1924-2014)
HYMN: O God of Every Nation – (Tune: Llangloffan) – melody from Hymnau a Thonau er Gwasanaeth yr Eglwys yng Nhymru, 1865
NUNC DIMITTIS: Plainsong, Tone VII; harm. Lodovico Grossi da Viadana (c. 1560-1627)
ANTHEM*: Peace – Peter R. Hallock

Jeremy Matheis, director • William Turnipseed, reader • Fred McIlroy, cantor
*soloist: Cameron Mousighi

The Office of Compline for January 22, 2017

January 22, 2017

The Third Sunday after the Epiphany

ORISON: I Heard the Voice of Jesus Say – The Third Tune, Thomas Tallis (c. 1505-1585)

PSALM 27:1, 5-13 – plainsong, Tone VIII.1

HYMN: The People Who in Darkness Walked – Dundee, melody The CL Psalmes of David, 1615; harm. Thomas Ravenscroft (1582-1633)

NUNC DIMITTIS: setting by Mark Powell

ANTHEM: Surge, Illuminare – William Byrd (1543-1623)

Jeremy Matheis, director • Tyler Morse, reader • James Wilcox, cantor

The Office of Compline for January 15, 2017

January 15, 2017

The Second Sunday after the Epiphany

ORISON: God of Mercy, God of Grace – Lucerna Laudoniae, David Evans (1874-1948)

PSALM 40:1-11 – plainsong, Tone II.1

HYMN: Thy Kingdom Come, O God! – St. Cecilia, Leighton George Hayne (1836-1883)

NUNC DIMITTIS: Lord God, You Now Have Set Your Servant Free – Song 1, melody and bass Orlando Gibbons (1583-1625); harm. Hymns for School and Church, 1964

ANTHEMS:

  • Jesu, Dulcis Memoria – Tomás Luis de Victoria (1548-1611)
  • Agnus Dei (from Mass of the Quiet Hour) – George Oldroyd (1887-1956)

Jeremy Matheis, director • Joel Matter, reader • Joel Bevington, cantor

The Office of Compline for January 8, 2016

January 8, 2017

The First Sunday after the Epiphany: The Baptism of Our Lord

ORISON: I Come, the Great Redeemer Cries – This Endris Nyght – English melody; harm. Ralph Vaughan Williams (1872-1958)

PSALM 29 – Peter R. Hallock (1924-2014)

HYMN: Alleluia, Song of Gladness – Urbs beata Jerusalem, plainsong, Mode 2

NUNC DIMITTIS: setting by Jeremy Junkinsmith (b. 1956)

ANTHEM*: The Baptism of Jesus – Peter R. Hallock

Jeremy Matheis, director • Jeffrey Ricco, reader • Cameron Mousighi, cantor, *Tyler Morse, alto soloist

The Office of Compline for February 7, 2016

February 7, 2016

The Last Sunday after the Epiphany

ORISON: O wondrous type! O vision fair (Tune: Aeterne Rex altissime) – Plainsong, Mode I, Zisterzienser Hymnar, 14th cent.

PSALMS 99 & 150 – Plainsong, Tone VII.7 and Charles Villiers Stanford (1852-1924)

HYMN: Christ upon the mountain peak (Tune: Ibis) – melody Thomas Kuras (1950-1997); harm. Peter R. Hallock (1924-2014) *

NUNC DIMITTIS: Plainsong, Tone I; harm. Carolus Andreas (16th cent.)

ANTHEM: What Hand Divine – Erin Aas (b. 1980) *

 

Jason Anderson, director • William Turnipseed, organist • Page Smith, violoncello

Jeremy Matheis, reader • Thomas Adams, cantor

* – Available on the Compline Choir’s newest recording, What Hand Divine.

The Office of Compline for January 31, 2016

January 31, 2016

The Fourth Sunday after the Epiphany

ORISON: If ye love me – Thomas Tallis (c. 1505-1585)

PSALM 62 – Jason A. Anderson (b. 1976)

HYMN: God is love, and where true love is (Tune: Ubi caritas [Murray]) – A. Gregory Murray (1905-1992)

NUNC DIMITTIS: Dana T. Marsh (b. 1965)

ANTHEM: Ubi caritas – Maurice Duruflé (1902-1986)

 

Jason Anderson, director • Tyler Morse, reader • James Wilcox, cantor

The Office of Compline for January 24, 2016

January 24, 2016

The Third Sunday after the Epiphany

ORISON: Blessed Jesus, at thy word we are gathered (Tune: Liebster Jesu) – mel. Johann Ahle (1625-1673); harm. George Palmer (1846-1926)

PSALM 19:7-14 – Plainsong, Tone III.6

HYMN: O Christ, the Word Incarnate (Tune: Munich) – harm. Felix Mendelssohn (1809-1847)

NUNC DIMITTIS: Christopher Tye (c. 1505 – c. 1573); adapt. Vernon Nicodemus

ANTHEM: Beati quorum via – Sir Charles Villiers Stanford (1852-1924); arr. Richard Barnes

Jason Anderson, director • Joel Matter, reader • Derek Curtis-Tilton, cantor