The Office of Compline for December 9, 2018

December 9, 2018

The Second Sunday of Advent

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

CANTICLE – The Song of Zechariah – Plainsong, Tone VIII.1

HYMN: Hark! a thrilling voice is sounding (Tune: Merton) – William Monk (1823-1889)

NUNC DIMITTIS – Roger Sherman

ANTHEM: Veni, Domine, noli tardare – William Byrd (c. 1539/1540-1623)

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

The Office of Compline for December 2, 2018

December 2, 2018

The First Sunday of Advent

ORISON: Matin Responsory – Jason A. Anderson (b. 1976)

PSALM 25:1-9 – Plainsong, Tone IV.2

HYMN: Come, thou long-expected Jesus (Tune: Stuttgart) – mel. From Psalmodia Sacra, 1715; adapt. and harm. William Havergal (1793-1870), alt.

NUNC DIMITTIS – Richard Proulx (1937-2010)

ANTHEM: Sive vigilem – William Mundy (c. 1529-1591)

Jason Anderson, director • William Turnipseed, reader • Arvind Narayanan, cantor

The Office of Compline for November 25, 2018

November 25, 2018

The Last Sunday after Pentecost: Christ the King

ORISON: ‘Psalm 95’ from Six Hymns to Doctor Watts – Alice Parker (b. 1925)

PSALMS 93 and 150 – Plainsong, Tone VIII.3 and Charles Villiers Stanford (1852-1924)

HYMN: 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

NUNC DIMITTIS: Jeff Junkinsmith (b. 1956)

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

Jason Anderson, director • Joel Matter, reader • James Wilcox, cantor • Bill Turnipseed, organist

The Office of Compline for November 18, 2018

November 18, 2018

The 26th Sunday after Pentecost (Proper 28B)

ORISON: Now thank we all our God (Tune: Nun danket alle Gott) – mel. Johann Cruger (1598-1662); harm. William Monk (1823-1889), after Felix Mendelssohn (1809-1847)

PSALM 16 – Plainsong, Tone II.2 and Jason A. Anderson (b. 1976)

HYMN: For the beauty of the earth (Tune: Lucerna Laudoniae) – David Evans (1874-1948)

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

ANTHEM: i thank You God for most this amazing day – Tyler A. Morse (b. 1990)

Jason Anderson, director • Vernon Nicodemus, reader • Joel Bevington, cantor

The Office of Compline for November 11, 2018

The 25th Sunday after Pentecost
ORISON: Holy is the true light – William H. Harris
PSALM 115 – Peter R. Hallock (1924-2014)
HYMN: Lord, make us servants of your peace (Tune: DICKINSON COLLEGE) – Lee Hastings Bristol, Jr. (1923-1979)
NUNC DIMITTIS: Plainsong, Tone II; harm. John Holmes (d. 1629)
ANTHEM: Blow ye the trumpet – Kirke Mechem (b. 1925)

Jason Anderson, director & accompanist • Tyler Morse, reader • Kenneth V. Peterson, cantor

The Office of Compline for November 4, 2018

November 4, 2018

The Sunday after All Saints’ Day

ORISON: Bring us, O Lord God – Peter R. Hallock (1924-2014)

PSALM 24 – Peter R. Hallock

HYMN: Let saints on earth in concert sing (Tune: Dundee) – melody from The CL Psalmes of David, 1615; harm. Thomas Ravenscroft (c. 1592-c. 1635)

NUNC DIMITTIS for double choir– Peter R. Hallock

ANTHEM: Christus est Stella – Peter R. Hallock

Jason Anderson, director • Gregory Bloch, reader • Thomas Adams, cantor • Tyler Morse & Joel Matter, anthem soloists

The Office of Compline for October 28, 2018

October 28, 2018

The 23rd Sunday after Pentecost (Proper 25B)

ORISON: Help me, O Lord, thy way to keep – Shaker tune, arr. Kevin Siegfried (b. 1969)

PSALM 126 – Peter R. Hallock (1924-2014)

HYMN: Lord, we are blind (Tune: Godmanstone) – Cyril V. Taylor (1907-1991)

NUNC DIMITTIS – Peter R. Hallock

ANTHEM: In convertendo Dominus – Cipriano de Rore (c. 1515-1565)

Jason Anderson, director • Jeffrey Ricco, reader • Tyler Morse, cantor

Fred McIlroy, James Wilcox, and Gregory Bloch, hymn soloists

The Office of Compline for October 14, 2018

October 14, 2018

The 21st Sunday after Pentecost (Proper 23B)

ORISON: Now the day is over – M. Searle Wright (1918-2004)

PSALM 90:12-17 – Plainsong, Tone VIII.1

HYMN: My God, how wonderful thou art (Tune: Windsor) – mel. William Damon (c. 1540-c. 1591), alt;. harm. Henchman & Hancock, 1754; Booke of Musicke, 1591; and The Academic Hymnal, 1899

NUNC DIMITTIS – Melchior Franck (1573-1639)

ANTHEM: Lord, teach us to number our days – Charles H. Lloyd (1849-1919)

Jason Anderson, director • William Turnipseed, reader • James Wilcox, cantor

The Office of Compline for October 7, 2018

October 7, 2018

The 20th Sunday after Pentecost

ORISON: ‘Seigneur, je vous en prie’ from Quatre petites prières de Saint-François d’Assise – Francis Poulenc (1899-1963)

PSALM 8 – Plainsong, Tone V.2

HYMN: Most High, omnipotent, good Lord (Tune: Lukkason) – Calvin Hampton (1938-1984)

NUNC DIMITTIS: Plainsong setting, Tone III.6

ANTHEMS: ‘Tout puissant, trés saint, trés haut’ and ‘O mes très chers frères’ from Quatre petites prières de Saint-François d’Assise – Francis Poulenc

Jason Anderson, director • Vernon Nicodemus, reader • Joel Bevington, cantor  Arvind Narayanan, soloist in second anthem

The Office of Compline for September 30, 2018

September 30, 2018

The Feast of Saint Michael & All Angels

ORISON: The Guardian Angel – Ina Boyle (1889-1967)

PSALM 103 – Peter R. Hallock (1924-2014)

HYMN: Round the Lord in glory seated (Tune: Rustington) – Charles Hubert Hastings Parry (1848-1918)

NUNC DIMITTIS: Plainsong, Tone I; harm. William Byrd (c. 1543-1623)

ANTHEM: Tibi Christe, splendor Patris – Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina (c. 1525-1594)

Jason Anderson, director • Jeffrey Ricco, reader • Jeremy Matheis, cantor • Tyler Morse, orison soloist