The Office of Compline for July 26, 2020

8th Sunday after Pentecost, Proper 12A
ORISON: V – PSALM 122 C.M. “Peace be within this sacred place” by Alice Parker (1925 – )
PSALM: 128, Plainchant, Tone III.5
HYMN: Te lucis ante terminum – Kevin Siegfried (1969 – )
NUNC: Harmonized Plainchant, Tone V
ANTHEM: Northern Lights by Ola Gjeilo (1978 – )

Compline this Sunday is sung by a quartet drawn from the Women’s Compline Choir, directed by Rebekah Gilmore

The Office of Compline for July 19, 2020

7th Sunday after Pentecost, Proper 11A

ORISON:  Holy Manna – Southern Harmony, arranged by Kevin Siegfried (1969-)
PSALM: Psalm 4 – Plainsong, Tone II
HYMN: Now the day is over (Tune: Merrial) by Joseph Barnby, arranged by Jeffrey Reynolds
NUNC DIMITTIS: Plainsong, Tone III
ANTHEM: In pace by John Sheppard (1515-1558)

Compline this Sunday is sung by a quartet drawn from the Women’s Compline Choir, directed by Rebekah Gilmore

The Office of Compline for July 12, 2020

The Sixth Sunday after Pentecost (Proper 10A)

ORISON: The day thou gavest, Lord, is ended (Tune: Les Commandements) – mel. Louis Bourgeois (c. 1510-c. 1559); harm. Claude Goudimel (c. 1514-1572)

PSALM 65 – Peter R. Hallock (1924-2014)

HYMN: Almighty God, your word is cast like seed (Tune: Walden) – Jane M. Marshall (1924-2019)

NUNC DIMITTIS – Plainsong setting, Tone III.6

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

Jason Anderson, director & cantor • Jeffrey Ricco, reader

The Office of Compline for July 5, 2020

The Fifth Sunday after Pentecost

ORISON: ‘Phos hilaron’ from The Evening Service – Stephen Sturk (b. 1950)

PSALM 113 – Plainsong, Tone IV.5

HYMN: All who love and serve your city (Tune: Charlestown) – mel. from The Southern Harmony, 1865; harm. Alastair Cassels-Brown (1927-2001); stz. 3 harm. Jason A. Anderson (b. 1976)

NUNC DIMITTIS from The Evening Service – Stephen Sturk

ANTHEM: ‘In pace’ from Three Latin Motets – Grayston Ives (b. 1948)

Jason Anderson, director • Gregory Bloch, reader • Joel Bevington, cantor

The Office of Compline for June 28, 2020

The Eve of St. Peter & St. Paul, Apostles

ORISON: Peter, Keybearer, Paul, the Teacher of mankind (Tune: Decora lux aeternitatis) — Plainsong, Mode I

PSALM 97 – Plainsong, Tone VII.7

OFFICE HYMN: Before the ending of the day – Plainsong, Mode VIII; harm. Orlande de Lassus (1532-1594)

NUNC DIMITTIS – Plainsong setting, Tone I; harm. Carolus Andreas (d. 1627)

ANTHEM: There is a balm in Gilead – African-American Spiritual; arr. Jeff Junkinsmith (b. 1956)

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

The Office of Compline for June 21, 2020

The Third Sunday after Pentecost (Proper 7A)

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

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

OFFICE HYMN: Te lucis ante terminum – Scandinavian melody, arr. Derek Curtis-Tilton

NUNC DIMITTIS – Plainsong setting, Tone III.6

ANTHEM: Exultate justi in Domino – Lodovico Grossi da Viadana (ca. 1560 – 1627)

Jeremy Matheis, director/reader• Thomas Adams, cantor

The Office of Compline for June 14, 2020

June 14, 2020 • The Second Sunday after Pentecost (Proper 6A)

ORISON: O gladsome Light (Tune: Le Cantique de Siméon) – melody Louis Bourgeois (c. 1510- c. 1559); harm. Claude Goudimel (1514-1572)

PSALM 91 – Plainsong, Tone IV.4

HYMN: In your mercy, Lord, you called me (Tune: Halton Holgate) – William Boyce (1711-1779); stz. 3 harm. Samuel Sebastian Wesley (1810-1876)

NUNC DIMITTIS – Plainsong setting, Tone III.6

ANTHEM: In pace – John Sheppard (1515-1558)

Jeremy Matheis, director/reader• Joel Bevington, cantor

The Office of Compline for June 7, 2020 – Trinity Sunday

The First Sunday after Pentecost: Trinity Sunday

ORISON: O Trinity of blessed light – Jeff Junkinsmith (b. 1956)

PSALM 111 – Plainsong, Tone VIII.5

HYMN: Savior, breathe an evening blessing (Tune: Vesper Hymn) – attr. Dimitri Stepanovitch Bortniansky (1751-1825)

NUNC DIMITTIS – Plainsong setting, Tone III.6

ANTHEM: Let us now laud and magnify with music – William Mundy (c. 1529-c. 1591)

Jason Anderson, director & reader • Tyler Morse, cantor

The Office of Compline for May 31, 2020

Whitsunday: The Day of Pentecost

ORISON: Come, Holy Ghost, our souls inspire (Tune: Veni Creator Spiritus)– Plainsong, Mode VIII

PSALM 104:25-32, 35-37 – Peter R. Hallock (1924–2014)

HYMN: Spirit divine, attend our prayers (Tune: Nun danket all und bringet Ehr) — mel. att. Johann Cruger (1598-1662)

NUNC DIMITTIS: Plainsong setting, Tone V.1

ANTHEM: O Lord, give thy Holy Spirit – Thomas Tallis (c. 1505-1585)

Jeremy Matheis, director • Gregory Bloch, reader • Thomas Adams, cantor

The Office of Compline for May 24, 2020

The Seventh Sunday of Easter: The Sunday after Ascension Day

ORISON: God is ascended (Tune: Gen Himmel aufgefahren ist) – German, 16th cent.;arr. Peter R. Hallock (1924–2014)

PSALM 47 – Plainsong, Tone V.2

HYMN 220: O Lord Most High, eternal King (Tune: Aeterne Rex altissime) – Plainsong, Mode I

NUNC DIMITTIS: Plainsong setting, Tone V.1

ANTHEM: O Rex gloriae – Luca Marenzio (1560-1599)

Jeremy Matheis, director • Josh Sandoz, reader • Fred McIlroy, cantor