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

The Office of Compline for September 23, 2018

September 23, 2018

The 18th Sunday after Pentecost (Proper 20B)

ORISON: Dedication – Joshua Haberman (b. 1982)

PSALM 54 – Jason A. Anderson (b. 1976)

HYMN: Lord, whose love through humble service (Tune: Saint Helena) – Calvin Hampton (1938-1984)

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

ANTHEM: O bone Jesu – Alonso de Tejeda (c. 1540-1628)

Jason Anderson, director • Gregory Bloch, reader • Thomas Adams, cantor • Joel Bevington, pianist for hymn

The Office of Compline for September 16, 2018

September 16, 2018

The 17th Sunday after Pentecost (Proper 19B)

ORISON: Hope of the world, thou Christ of great compassion (Tune: Donne secours) – mel. from Trente quatre pseaumes de David, 1551; harm. Claude Goudimel (c. 1514-1572)

PSALM 116:1-8 – Peter R. Hallock

HYMN: My song is love unknown (Tune: Love Unknown) – John Ireland (1879-1962)

NUNC DIMITTIS – James Bassi (b. 1961)

ANTHEM: We adore you, O Christ – Richard T. Proulx (1937-2010)

Jason Anderson, director • Tyler Morse, reader • Arvind Narayanan, cantor

 

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The Office of Compline for September 9, 2018

September 9, 2018

The 16th Sunday after Pentecost

ORISON: Now cheer our hearts this eventide (Tune: Ach bleib bei uns) – Geistliche Lieder, Leipzig, 1589; harm. Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750)

PSALM 146 – Plainsong, Tone IV.2

HYMN: I’ll praise my Maker while I’ve breath (Tune: Old 113th) – Melody from Strassburger Kirchenamt, 1525; harm. Peter R. Hallock (1924-2014)

NUNC DIMITTIS: Plainsong, Tone VI; harm. Anonymous 16th cent. composer

ANTHEM: Be unto me, O Lord, a tower – William Byrd (c. 1540/1543-1623)

Director: Jason Anderson; Cantor: Tyler Morse; Reader: Jeremy Matheis

The Office of Compline for September 2, 2018

Date: September 2, 2018
Church Calendar notation: The Fifteenth Sunday after Pentecost

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

PSALM 15 – Peter R. Hallock (1924-2014)

HYMN: Lord, Thou Hast Searched Me, and Dost Know – from A. Davisson’s Kentucky Harmony (1816)

NUNC DIMITTIS: plainsong, Tone III; harm. Carolus Andreas (1550-1627)

ANTHEM: In Pace – John Sheppard (1515-1558)

Jeremy Matheis, director • Jeffrey Ricco, reader • James Wilcox, cantor

The Office of Compline for August 26, 2018

August 26, 2018

The Fourteenth Sunday after Pentecost

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

PSALM 34:15-22 – Plainsong, Tone V.2

HYMN: My God, how wonderful thou art (Tune: Windsor) – mel. William Damon (c. 1540-c. 1591), alt;. harm. Booke of Musicke, 1591

NUNC DIMITTIS- Plainsong, Tone I; harm. Carolus Andreas (d. 1627)

ANTHEM: In manus tuas– John Sheppard (ca. 1515 – 1559)

Ken Pendergrass, director * Greg Bloch, reader * Joel Bevington, cantor

The Office of Compline for August 19, 2018

August 19, 2018 The 13th Sunday after Pentecost

ORISON: The shadows of the evening hours – Erin Aas (b. 1974)

PSALM 34:9-16 – Plainsong, Tone V.2

HYMN: Abide with me (Tune: Eventide) – William Henry Monk (1823-1889)

NUNC DIMITTIS – Erin Aas

ANTHEM: Salva nos, Domine, vigilantes – Jacob Handl (1551-1591) *

Jason Anderson, director • Joel Matter, reader • Ken Peterson, cantor

* Choir 1 Quartet: Thomas Adams and Joel Bevington, altos • Arvind Narayanan, tenor • J. Scott Kovacs, bass

The Office of Compline for August 12, 2018

Church Calendar notation: The Twelfth Sunday after Pentecost

ORISON: Blest Are the Pure in Heart – Searle Wright (1918-2004)

PSALM 34:1-8 – plainsong, Mode V.2

HYMN: Sing We of the Blessed Mother – melody: Rustington, Charles Hubert Hastings Parry (1848-1918)

NUNC DIMITTIS: setting for double choir by Charles Wood (1866-1926)

ANTHEM: Ave Maria – Franz Biebl (1906-2001)
Soloists: Joel Matter, Layne Benofsky, Tyler Morse

Jeremy Matheis, director • Tyler Morse, reader • Thomas Adams, cantor

The Office of Compline for August 5, 2018

Date: August 5, 2018

Church Calendar notation: The Feast of The Transfiguration

ORISON: O Wondrous Type! O Vision Fair – melody and verse 3 harm. William Knapp (1698-1768); verse 2 harm. Hymns Ancient & Modern

PSALM   99 – plainsong, Mode VII

HYMN: Christ Upon the Mountain Peak – melody: IBIS, Thomas Kuras (1950-1997); harm. Peter R. Hallock (1924-2014)

NUNC DIMITTIS: setting for three voices by Charles Wood (1866-1926)

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

Jeremy Matheis, director • Gregory Bloch, reader • Arvind Narayanan, cantor