The Office of Compline for June 10, 2018

June 10, 2018

The Third Sunday after Pentecost

ORISON: Slowly the rays of daylight fade – M. Searle Wright (1918-2004)

PSALM 130 – Peter R. Hallock (1924-2014)

HYMN: Out of the depths I call (Tune: Saint Bride) – Samuel Howard (1710-1782)

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

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

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

The Office of Compline for June 3, 2018

June 3, 2018

The Second Sunday after Pentecost

ORISON: Be present, O merciful God – Roupen Shakarian (b. 1950)

PSALM 81:1-10 [premiere] – Jason A. Anderson (b. 1976)

HYMN: Te lucis ante terminum (Before the ending of the day) – Shakarian


ANTHEM: O sing joyfully – Adrian Batten (c. 1591-c. 1637)

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

The Office of Compline for May 27, 2018

May 27, 2018

The First Sunday after Pentecost: Trinity Sunday

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

PSALM 113 – Jason A. Anderson (b. 1976)

HYMN: Holy God, we praise thy Name (Tune: Grosser Gott) – mel. from Katolisches Gesangbuch, 1686; harm. Charles Winfred Douglas (1867-1944), after Conrad Kocher (1786-1872)

NUNC DIMITTIS – Christopher Tye (c. 1505-1572)

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

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

The Office of Compline for May 20, 2018

May 20, 2018

The Day of Pentecost: The 50th Day of Easter

ORISON: Come, thou Holy Spirit, come! – M. Searle Wright (1918-2004)

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

HYMN: Come, Holy Ghost, our souls inspire (Tune: Come, Holy Ghost) – John Henry Hopkins, Jr. (1820-1891); adapt. and harm. David Hurd (b. 1950)

NUNC DIMITTIS: Plainsong setting, Tone VI; harm. Thomas Tomkins (1572-1656)

ANTHEM: Come, Holy Spirit – Hallock *

Jason Anderson, director • Joel Matter, reader • Joel Bevington, cantor

* Layne Benofsky, Joel Bevington, and Joel Matter, soloists

The Office of Compline for May 13, 2018

May 13, 2018

The Seventh Sunday of Easter: The Sunday after Ascension Day

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

PSALM 1 – Jason A. Anderson (b. 1976)

HYMN: God is ascended (Tune: Gen Himmel aufgefahren ist) – German, 16th cent.; arr. Hallock

NUNC DIMITTIS: Plainsong setting, Tone VII; harm. Thomas Tallis (c. 1505-1585)

ANTHEM: Viri Galilaei – William Byrd (1543-1623)

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

The Office of Compline for May 6, 2018

May 6, 2018

The Sixth Sunday of Easter

ORISON: Christians to the Paschal victim (Tune: Victimae Paschali laudes) – Plainsong, Mode I; melody att. Wigbert (d. 1050?)

PSALM 98 – Peter R. Hallock (1924-2014)

HYMN: Lift your voice rejoicing, Mary (Tune: Fisk of Gloucester) – Thomas Foster (b. 1938)

NUNC DIMITTIS: Plainsong, Tone V; harm. Vicente Ripollés (1867-1943)

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

Jason Anderson, director • Jeremy Matheis, reader • Thomas Adams, cantor

The Office of Compline for April 29, 2018

April 29, 2018

Feast of Saint Mark, Evangelist

ORISON: O Way, through whom our souls draw near – M. Searle Wright (1918-2004)

PSALMS 2 & 150 – Plainsong, Tone VIII.3 & Charles Villiers Stanford (1852-1924); arr. for men’s voices by Peter R. Hallock (1924-2014)

HYMN: Come, pure hearts, in joyful measure (Tune: Alles ist an Gottes Segen) – mel. att. Johann Balthasar König, alt; harm. Johan Löhner (1645-1705), after chorale version by Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750)

NUNC DIMITTIS: Plainsong setting, Tone II; harm. Matteo Palotta (1680-1758)

ANTHEM: Deus, qui beatum Marcum – Giovanni Gabrieli (c. 1550-1612)

Jason Anderson, director • Vernon Nicodemus, reader • Tyler Morse, cantor

The Office of Compline for April 22, 2018

April 22, 2018

The Fourth Sunday of Easter

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

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

HYMN: Jesus, our mighty Lord (Tune: Monk’s Gate) – Sussex folk melody, adapt. and arr. Ralph Vaughan Williams (1872-1958)

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

ANTHEM: The Good Shepherd – Alice Parker (b. 1925)

Jason Anderson, director • Joel Matter, reader • Derek Curtis-Tilton, cantor

The Office of Compline for April 15, 2018

April 15, 2018

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: Jesus lives! (Tune: Saint Albinus) – Henry John Gauntlett (1805-1876)

NUNC DIMITTIS – Tyler A. Morse (b. 1990)

ANTHEM: Christus surrexit – Jacob Handl (1550-1591) *

The Rt. Rev. Gregory H. Rickel, presider Ÿ Jason Anderson, director • William Turnipseed, reader • Joel Bevington, cantor

* Quartet in anthem: Tyler Morse and Joel Bevington, altos  • Arvind Narayanan and Gregory Bloch, tenors

The Office of Compline for April 8, 2018 — Updated Audio!

Corrected media file — sorry for the confusion!

April 8, 2018

The Second Sunday of Easter

ORISON: 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)

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

HYMN: Alleluia! O sons and daughters, let us sing (Tune: O filii et filiae) – melody from Airs sur les hymnes sacrez, odes et noels, 1623 *

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

ANTHEM: Sermone blando angelus – Thomas Tallis (c. 1505-1585)

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

* Jeremy Matheis & Thomas Adams, soloists