The Office of Compline for February 11, 2018

February 11, 2018

The Last Sunday after the Epiphany

ORISON: Processional Psalm for Lucernarium – Carl C. Crosier (1945-2014)

PSALM 50:1-6 [premiere] – Jason A. Anderson (b. 1976)

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

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

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

Jason Anderson, director • Joel Matter, reader • Jeremy Matheis, cantor

The Office of Compline for February 4, 2018

February 4, 2018

The Presentation of Our Lord Jesus Christ in the Temple (transferred)

ORISON: Virgin-born, we bow before thee (Tune: Psalm 86) – Claude Goudimel (1514-1572), alt.

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

HYMN: O Zion, open wide thy gates (Tune: Edmonton) – from Harmonia Sacra, ca. 1760

NUNC DIMITTIS – Anonymous setting, Lumley Choir Books (c. 1547-1552)

ANTHEM: Senex puerum portabat – William Byrd (1543-1623)

Jason Anderson, director • William Turnipseed, reader • Thomas Adams, cantor

The Office of Compline for January 28, 2018

January 28, 2018

The Fourth Sunday after the Epiphany

ORISON: Blessed Jesus, at thy word we are gathered (Tune: Liebster Jesu) – mel. by Johann Rudolph Ahle (1625-1673); harm. George Herbert Palmer (1846-1926) and Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750)

PSALM 57 – Peter R. Hallock (1924-2014)

HYMN: Jesus, Lover of my soul (Tune: Aberystwyth) – Joseph Palmer (1841-1903)

NUNC DIMITTIS – Anonymous setting, Lumley Choir Books (c. 1547-1552)

ANTHEM: Domine non sum dignus – Tomás Luis de Victoria (1548-1611)

Jason Anderson, director • Jeffrey Ricco, reader • James Wilcox, cantor

The Office of Compline for January 21, 2018

January 21, 2018

The Third Sunday after the Epiphany

ORISON: Dear Lord and Father of mankind (Tune: Rest) – Frederick Charles Maker (1844-1927)

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

HYMN: Jesus calls us; o’er the tumult (Tune: Restoration) – melody from The Southern Harmony, 1835; harm. The Hymnal, 1982

NUNC DIMITTIS – Jeff Junkinsmith (b. 1956)

ANTHEM: Ambulans Jesus – Francisco Guerrero (1527-1599)

Jason Anderson, director • Jeremy Matheis, reader • Joel Bevington, cantor

The Office of Compline for January 14, 2018

January 14, 2018

The Second Sunday after the Epiphany

ORISON: Jesus came, adored by angels (Tune: Lowry) – Gerald Near (b. 1942)

PSALM 139 – Peter R. Hallock (1924-2014)

HYMN: Lord, thou hast searched me out (Tune: Tender Thought) – Kentucky Harmony, 1815

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

ANTHEM: Domine, probasti – Jason A. Anderson (b. 1976) †

 

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

† Tyler Morse & Gregory Bloch, soloists

The Office of Compline for January 7, 2018

January 7, 2018

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

ORISON: ‘I come,’ the great Redeemer cries This Endris Nyght – English melody; harm. Ralph Vaughan Williams (1872-1958) and Martin Fallas Shaw (1875-1958)

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

HYMN: Christ, when for us you were baptized (Tune: Caithness) – melody from The Psalmes of David in Prose and Meeter, 1635; harm. The English Hymnal, 1906

NUNC DIMITTIS – Erin Aas (b. 1974)

ANTHEM: The Baptism of Christ – Peter R. Hallock

Jason Anderson, director • William Turnipseed, reader • Thomas Adams, cantor • Tyler Morse, alto soloist

The Office of Compline for December 31, 2017

December 31, 2017

The Seventh Day of Christmas

ORISON: Puer nobis nascitur – from Moosburg Gradual, c. 1355-1360; arr. Peter R. Hallock (1924-2014)

PSALM 147 – Peter R. Hallock

HYMN: Of the Father’s love begotten (Tune: Divinum mysterium) – Sanctus trope, 11th cent.; adapt. Piae Cantiones, 1582

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

ANTHEMS:

  • Resonet in laudibus – Jacob Handl (1550-1591)
  • Away in a manger – Normandy melody, harm. Reginald Jacques (1894-1969); arr. Jason A. Anderson (b. 1976)
  • Gaudete * – from Piae Cantiones, 1582

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

† Kenneth V. Peterson and Joel Bevington, soloists

* Joel Matter, Ken Pendergrass, Jason Anderson, and Scott Kovacs, soloists

Derek Curtis-Tilton, Greg Bloch, and Campbell Thibo, percussion

The Office of Compline for December 17, 2017

December 17, 2017 • The Third Sunday of Advent

PROCESSION: O come, O come, Emmanuel (Tune: Veni, veni, Emmanuel) – Plainsong, Mode I, Processionale, 15th cent.; adapt. Thomas Helmore (1811-1890); arr. Peter R. Hallock (1924-2014)

ORISON: Lo, how a Rose e’er blooming – Michael Praetorius (1571-1621) and Carl Orff (1895-1982)

PSALM 126 – Peter R. Hallock

HYMN: Te lucis ante terminum (Before the ending of the day) – Plainsong, Mode II

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

ANTHEM: Pulcherrima Rosa – from Codex Speciálník, c. 1500

Jason Anderson, director • Jeremy Matheis, reader • Joel Bevington, cantor

The Office of Compline for December 10, 2017

December 10, 2017

The Second Sunday of Advent

ORISON: Comfort, comfort ye my people (Tune: Psalm 42) – melody by Claude Goudimel (1514-1572)

PSALM 85:7-13 – Jason A. Anderson (b. 1976)

HYMN: Te lucis ante terminum (Before the ending of the day) – Plainsong, Mode II

NUNC DIMITTIS – Roger Sherman

ANTHEM: Ecce Dominus veniet – Tomás Luis de Victoria (1548-1611)

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

The Office of Compline for December 3, 2017

December 3, 2017

The First Sunday of Advent

ORISON: Prepare the way, O Zion (Tune: Bereden Väg för Herran) – mel. from Then Swenska Psalmboken, 1697; harm. Koralbok för Svenska Kyrkan, 1939, alt.

PSALM 80:1-7, 16-18 – Plainsong, Tone IV.4

HYMN: Te lucis ante terminum (Before the ending of the day) – Plainsong, Mode II

NUNC DIMITTIS – Richard Proulx (1937-2010)

ANTHEM: Creator of the stars of night (Tune: Conditor alme siderum) – Plainsong, Mode IV; arr. Michael Burkhardt (b. 1957)

Jason Anderson, director • Tyler Morse, reader • Thomas Adams, cantor

William Turnipseed, organist • Mel Butler, violist