The Office of Compline for August 14, 2022

The Eve of Saint Mary the Virgin

ORISON: Virgin-born, we bow before thee – Claude Goudimel (c. 1514-1572)

PSALM 34:1-9 – Plainsong, Tone V.2

HYMN: Sing we of the blessed Mother (Tune: RUSTINGTON) – Charles Hubert Hastings Parry (1848-1918)

NUNC DIMITTIS – Plainsong, Tone III.6

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

Jason Anderson, director • WIlliam Turnipseed, reader • Jeremy Matheis, cantor

The Office of Compline for August 7, 2022

The Ninth Sunday after Pentecost

ORISON: Phos hilaron : O Gracious Light

PSALM: 91 Tone II.IV

HYMN: Te lucis ante terminum: To You Before the Close of Day

NUNC DIMITTIS: Tone II.IV

ANTHEM: Ubi Caritas: Where true Charity and Love Dwell

Scott Kovacs, Director • Josh Sandoz, Reader Fred McIlroy, Cantor

The Office of Compline for July 31, 2022

The Eighth Sunday after Pentecost

ORISON: Round me falls the night – melody by A. Drese (1620-1701); verse 1 harm. S.S. Wesley (1824-1899); verse 2 harm. Henry Ley (1887-1962); verse 3 harm. J. S. Bach (1685-1750)

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

HYMN 617: Eternal Ruler of the ceaseless round (Tune: Song 1) – Orlando Gibbons (1583-1625)

NUNC DIMITTIS – Arthur Wills (1926-2020)

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

Jeremy Matheis, director • Jeffrey Ricco, reader • Joel Bevington, cantor

The Office of Compline for July 24, 2022

The Seventh Sunday after Pentecost

ORISON: Lumen – Abbie Betinis (b. 1980)

PSALM 122 – Peter R. Hallock (1924-2014), ed. by Jason Anderson

HYMN: Now the day is over – Joseph Barnby, adapt. Gregory Bloch; Text: Sabine Baring-Gould

NUNC DIMITTIS – Harmonized plainchant, Mode V

ANTHEM: Ubi Caritas – Kim André Arnesen (b. 1980)

Sung by the Women’s Compline Choir, directed by Rebekah Gilmore

The Office of Compline for July 17, 2022

The Sixth Sunday after Pentecost

ORISON: Portum in ultimo – Codex Calixtinus, [f. 217v (188v)] Text: Idem Ato

PSALM 116 – Peter R. Hallock (1924-2014)

HYMN: Through all this world below (Tune: CAPTAIN KIDD) – arr. Kevin Siegfried (for the Seattle Women’s Compline Choir *Premiere) Tune: The Southern Harmony, and Musical Companion, Text: Mercer’s Cluster p. 498, adapted by Kevin Siegfried

NUNC DIMITTIS – Linda Kachelmeier (b. 1965)

ANTHEM: Ave Maria – Brittney E. Boykin (b. 1989)

Sung by the Women’s Compline Choir, directed by Rebekah Gilmore.

The Office of Compline for July 10, 2022

The Fifth Sunday after Pentecost

ORISON: God be in my head – Doug Fullington (b. 1969)

PSALM 25:1-8, 10-11, 13-14, 21 – Peter R. Hallock (1924-2014)

HYMN: O God of earth and altar (Tune: KING’S LYNN) – English folk melody; harm. Ralph Vaughan Williams (1872-1958) and Gregory W. Bloch (b. 1977)

NUNC DIMITTIS in G – Charles Wood (1866-1926)

ANTHEM: O mes très chers frères from Quatre petites prières de Saint François d’Assise– Francis Poulenc (1899-1963)

Jason Anderson, director • Gregory Bloch, reader • Derek Tilton, cantor

The Office of Compline for July 3, 2022

The Fourth Sunday after Pentecost

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

PSALM 66:1-11 – Peter R. Hallock (1924-2014)

HYMN: All through the night (Tune: AR HYD Y NOS) – Welsh melody; arr. Ralph Vaughan Williams (1872-1958)

NUNC DIMITTIS from The Evening Service – Stephen Sturk

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

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

The Office of Compline for June 26, 2022

The Third Sunday after Pentecost

ORISON: O gladsome Light (Tune: LE CANTIQUE DE SIMÉON) – mel. Loys Bourgeois (c. 1510-1559); harm. Claude Goudimel (1514-1572)

PSALM 16 – Jason A. Anderson (b. 1976)

HYMN: The day thou gavest, Lord, is ended (Tune: COMMANDMENTS) – Loys Bourgeois (c. 1510-1559)

NUNC DIMITTIS – Plainsong, Tone III.6

ANTHEM: Sometimes I feel like a motherless child – African-American Spiritual, arr. Brian Fairbanks (b. 1968)

Jeremy Matheis, director • Joel Matter, reader • Joel Bevington, cantor

The Office of Compline for June 19, 2022

The Second Sunday after Pentecost

ORISON: ‘Phos hilaron’ from Music for Compline – Kevin Siegfried (b. 1969)

PSALM 22:22-30 – Peter R. Hallock (1924-2014)

OFFICE HYMN: ‘Te lucis ante terminum’ from Music for Compline – Kevin Siegfried

NUNC DIMITTIS – Dana Marsh (b. 1965)

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

Jeremy Matheis, director • J. Scott Kovacs , reader • Thomas Adams, cantor

The Office of Compline for June 13, 2022

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 Katholisches Gesangbuch, 1686; harm. Charles Winfred Douglas (1867-1944), after Conrad Kocher (1786-1872); vs. 4 harm. Rejoice in the Lord, 1985

NUNC DIMITTIS – Plainsong, Tone VII; harm. Lodovico Grossi da Viadana (c. 1560-1627)

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

Jason Anderson, director • Jeremy Matheis , reader • Ken Peterson, cantor