The Office of Compline for June 9, 2024

The Third Sunday after Pentecost

ORISON: God is here! (Tune: EVERTON) – Henry Thomas Smart (1813-1879)

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

HYMN: Lord, it belongs not to my care (Tune: SAINT HUGH) – Edward John Hopkins (1818-1901)

NUNC DIMITTIS – Erin Aas (b. 1972)

ANTHEM: ‘Gloria,’ from Mass for Four Voices – Thomas Tallis

Jason Anderson, director • Jeremy Matheis, reader • James Wilcox, cantor

The Office of Compline for June 2, 2024

The Visitation of the Blessed Virgin Mary (transferred)

ORISON: Beata progenies – Leonel Power (c. 1375/1385-1445)

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

HYMN: Virgin born, we bow before thee (Tune: MON DIEU, PRÊTE-MOI L’OREILLE) – mel. Loys Bourgeois (c. 1510-1559); harm. Ralph Vaughan Williams (1872-1958)

NUNC DIMITTIS from Second Fauxbourdon Service – Philip Moore (b. 1943)

ANTHEM: Ave Maria – Franz Biebl (1906-2001)

Jason Anderson, director • William Turnipseed, reader • Fred McIlroy, cantor

The Office of Compline for May 26, 2024

The First Sunday after Pentecost: Trinity Sunday

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

PSALM 99 – Patricia Van Ness (b. 1951)

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

NUNC DIMITTIS – Dana Marsh (b. 1965)

ANTHEM: ‘Sanctus,’ from Mass for Four Voices – Thomas Tallis (c. 1505-1585)

Jason Anderson, director & cantor • Tyler Morse, reader 

The Office of Compline for May 19, 2024

Whitsunday: The Day of Pentecost

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

PSALM 104:24-35 – David Hurd (b. 1950)

HYMN: Come, Holy Ghost, our souls inspire (Tune: VENI CREATOR SPIRITUS)– Plainsong, Mode VII

NUNC DIMITTIS – John Munday (c. 1555-1630)

ANTHEM: Come down, O Love divine – Jeff Junkinsmith (b. 1956)

Jason Anderson, director • Josh Sandoz, reader • Jeremy Matheis, cantor

The Office of Compline for May 12, 2024

The Seventh Sunday of Easter; Sunday after Ascension Day

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

PSALM 92 – John Fenstermaker (b. 1942)

HYMN: God is ascended (Tune: GEN HIMMEL AUFGEFAHREN IST) – German, 16th cent.; adapt. Peter R. Hallock

NUNC DIMITTIS – Plainsong, Tone VII; harm. Thomas Morley (1557-1602)

ANTHEM: ‘Õnnis on inimene’, Taaveti laul nr. 1 – Cyrillus Kreek (1889-1962); arr. for men’s voices by Gregory W. Bloch (b. 1977)

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

The Office of Compline for May 5, 2024

The Sixth Sunday of Easter

ORISON: ‘Beloved, let us love one another’ from In Praise of Singing – Alice Parker (1925-2023)

PSALM 67 – Patricia Van Ness (b. 1951)

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

NUNC DIMITTIS – Plainsong setting, Tone V.1

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

Jason Anderson, director • Gregory Bloch, reader • John Garlid, cantor

The Office of Compline for April 28, 2024

The Fifth Sunday of Easter
The 10th Anniversary of Peter R. Hallock’s Death

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

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

HYMN: We walk by faith, and not by sight (Tune: SAINT BOTOLPH) – Gordon Slater (1896-1979)

NUNC DIMITTIS (Tune: MARILYN) – Peter R. Hallock

ANTHEM: Peace – Peter R. Hallock

Jason Anderson, director • Joel Matter, reader • Theo Floor, cantor

The Office of Compline for April 21, 2024

The Fourth Sunday of Easter

ORISON: The Lord is my Shepherd – Bobby McFerrin (b. 1950)

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

HYMN: Victimae Paschali laudes – Plainsong, Mode I; melody att. Wigbert (d. 1050?) and Christ the Lord is risen again (Tune: CHRIST IST ERSTANDEN) – harm. Hans Leo Hassler (1564-1612)

NUNC DIMITTIS from First Fauxbourdon Service – Philip Moore (b. 1943)

ANTHEM: Abendgebet [U.S. premiere] – Jacob Beranek (b. 1998)

Jason Anderson, director • J. Scott Kovacs, reader • Ken Peterson, cantor

The Office of Compline for April 14, 2024

The Third Sunday of Easter

ORISON: This joyful Eastertide (Tune: VRUECHTEN) – mel. from Psalmen, 1685; harm. Charles Wood (1866-1926)

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

HYMN: Lift your voice rejoicing, Mary (Tune: FISK OF GLOUCESTER) – Thomas Foster (1938-2024)

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

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

Jason Anderson, director • Jeremy Matheis, reader • James Wilcox, cantor

The Office of Compline for April 7, 2024

The Second Sunday of Easter

ORISON: Alleluia! O sons and daughters, let us sing! (Tune: O FILII ET FILIAE) – mel. from Airs sur les hymnes sacrez, odes et noëls, 1623)

PSALM 133 – Anglican Chant setting based on a theme from Chichester Psalms by Leonard Bernstein (1918-1990); adapt. Jason A. Anderson (b. 1976)

HYMN: That Easter Day with joy was bright (Tune: PUER NOBIS) – mel. from Trier MS., 15th cent.; adapt. Michael Praetorius (1571-1621); harm. George R. Woodward (1848-1934)

NUNC DIMITTIS – Anonymous [No. 29], Lumley Books, c. 1547-1552

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

Jason Anderson, director • William Turnipseed, reader • Fred McIlroy, cantor