Tag Archives: Pentecost

The Office of Compline for November 20, 2016

November 20, 2016

The Last Sunday after Pentecost: Christ the King

ORISON: Jesus, Thou Joy of Loving Hearts – Christe Redemptor, Sarum Plainsong, Mode I

PSALM 46 – Peter R. Hallock (1924-2014)

HYMN: The Lord Will Come and Not Be Slow (Tune: York – melody from The CL Psalmes of David, 1615) – harm. John Milton, Sr. (cir. 1563-1647)

NUNC DIMITTIS: Plainsong, Tonus Peregrinus; harm. William Byrd (1543-1623)

ANTHEM: Great Lord of Lords – Charles Wood (1866-1926)

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

The Office of Compline for November 13, 2016

26th Sunday after Pentecost

ORISON: My Spirit Longs for Thee – John Dowland (1563-1626)

PSALM 143 – plainsong, tone VI

HYMN: The Great Creator of the Worlds (Tune: Tallis’ Ordinal) – Thomas Tallis (c.1505-1585)

NUNC DIMITTIS: Marilyn setting – Peter R. Hallock (1924-2014)

ANTHEM: Peccantem me quotidie – Orlande de Lassus (1532-1594)

Jeremy Matheis, director • William Turnipseed, reader • Cameron Mousighi, cantor

The Office of Compline for November 6, 2016

November 6, 2016

25th Sunday after Pentecost; The Feast of All Saints (November 1st)

ORISON: Holy is the True Light – William H. Harris (1883-1973)

PSALM 149 – Peter R. Hallock (1924-2014)

HYMN: Jesus, Son of Mary (Tune: ADORO DEVOTE) – French church melody, Mode 5

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

ANTHEM: I Am the Resurrection; We Brought Nothing Into this World; I Heard a Voice – Thomas Tomkins (1572-1656)

Jeremy Matheis, director • Jeffrey Ricco, reader • Thomas Adams, cantor

The Office of Compline for October 30, 2016

The 24th Sunday after Pentecost

October 30, 2016

ORISON: Now cheer our hearts this eventide (Based on the hymn tune Ach bleib bei uns) – Geistliche Lieder, Leipzig, 1589; adapt. and harm. Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750)

PSALM 32 – Peter R. Hallock (1924-2014)

HYMN: To you before the close of day (Tune: Te lucis ante terminum) – Plainsong, Mode VIII, Antiphonale Sarisburiense, vol. II

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

ANTHEM: A Colloquy with God – Richard Rodney Bennett (1936-2012)


Jason Anderson, director • Jeremy Matheis, reader • Cameron Mousighi, cantor

The Office of Compline for October 23, 2016

The 23rd Sunday after Pentecost
October 23, 2016

ORISON: “Peace be within this sacred place” from Six Hymns to Doctor Watts – Alice Parker (b. 1924)

PSALM 84 – Peter R. Hallock (1924-2014)

HYMN: How lovely is thy dwelling-place (Tune: Brother James’ Air) – James Leith Macbeth Bain (1860-1925)

NUNC DIMITTIS – Tyler Morse (b. 1990) [premiere]

ANTHEM: Sicut cervus – Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina (c. 1525-1594)

Jason Anderson, director • Joel Matter, reader • James Wilcox, cantor

The Office of Compline for October 16, 2016

The 22nd Sunday after Pentecost

October 16, 2016

ORISON: Psalm 121 – H. Walford Davies (1869-1941)

PSALM 121 – Peter R. Hallock (1924-2014)

HYMN 668: I to the hills will lift mine eyes (Tune: Burford) – From A Book of Psalmody, 1718

NUNC DIMITTIS – James Bassi (b. 1961)

ANTHEM: I will lift up mine eyes – Ernest Walker (1870-1949)


Jason Anderson, director • Michael Kleinschmidt, organist • William Turnipseed, reader • Joel Bevington, cantor

The Office of Compline for October 9, 2016

The 21st Sunday after Pentecost

October 9, 2016

ORISON: Maker of all things, God most high – Thomas Tallis (c. 1505-1585)

PSALM 111 – Peter R. Hallock (1924-2014)

HYMN: Te lucis ante terminum – Plainsong, Mode VIII; harm. Orlande de Lassus (1532-1594)

NUNC DIMITTIS: Plainsong, Mode III; harm. Carolus Andreas (d. 1627)

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


Jason Anderson, director • Tyler Morse, reader • Jeremy Matheis, cantor

The Office of Compline for October 2, 2016

The 20th Sunday after Pentecost

October 2, 2016

ORISON: O Lord, I lift my heart to thee – Orlando Gibbons (1583-1625)

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

HYMN: Drop, drop, slow tears (Tune: Song 46) – Orlando Gibbons

NUNC DIMITTIS: Plainsong, Mode VI; harm. Orlando Gibbons

ANTHEM: Inclina, Domine, aurem tuam – Cristobal de Morales (c. 1500 – 1553)


Jason Anderson, director • Jeffrey Ricco, reader • Thomas Adams, cantor

The Office of Compline for September 18, 2016

The 18th Sunday after Pentecost

September 18, 2016

ORISON: O come, ye servants of the Lord – Christopher Tye

PSALM 113 – Jason A. Anderson (b. 1976) [premiere]

HYMN: Father all loving, who rulest in majesty (Tune: Was lebet) – mel. from Choral-Buch vor Johann Heinrich Reinhardt, 1754; harm. Ralph Vaughan Williams (1872-1958)

NUNC DIMITTIS: Plainsong setting, Tone III.4

ANTHEM: Hear the voice and prayer – Thomas Tallis (c. 1505-1585)


Jason Anderson, director • Tyler Morse, reader • Joel Bevington, cantor

The Office of Compline for September 11, 2016

The 17th Sunday after Pentecost

September 11, 2016

ORISON: O God of mercy, hear my call (Metrical paraphrase of Psalm 51 by Isaac Watts) – Alice Parker (b. 1924)

PSALM 51 – Peter R. Hallock (1924-2014)

HYMN: In your mercy, Lord, you called me (Tune: Halton Holgate) – William Boyce (1711-1779)

NUNC DIMITTIS: Plainsong setting, Mode VII; harm. Lodovico Grossi da Viadana (c. 1560-1627)

ANTHEM: Peccantem me quotidie – Orlande de Lassus (1532-1594)

Jason Anderson, director • William Turnipseed, reader • Jeremy Matheis, cantor