The Office of Compline for October 17, 2021

Compline Choir 65th Anniversary Celebration

ORISON: Bring us, O Lord God – Peter R. Hallock (1924-2014)

PSALM 91 – Peter R. Hallock

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 (2-part setting with bells) – Peter R. Hallock

ANTHEM: Jubilemus omnes – Peter R. Hallock

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

The Office of Compline for October 10, 2021

The Twentieth Sunday after Pentecost

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

PSALM 90: 12-17 – Plainsong, Tone VIII.1

HYMN: My God, how wonderful thou art (Tune: WINDSOR) – mel. William Damon (c. 1540-c. 1591), alt;. harm. Henchman & Hancock, 1754; Booke of Musicke, 1591; and The Academic Hymnal, 1899

NUNC DIMITTIS: Plainsong, Tone III.6

ANTHEM: I will call upon God – Charles Wood (1866-1926)

Jason Anderson, director • Vern Nicodemus, reader • Thomas Adams, cantor

The Office of Compline for October 3, 2021

The Feast of Saint Michael and All Angels (transferred)

ORISON: Christ, the fair glory of the holy angels (Tune: CHRISTE SANCTORUM) – Sarum plainsong, Mode I

PSALM 103: Peter R. Hallock (1924-2014)

HYMN: Hark! hark, my soul! (Tune: VOX ANGELICA) – John Bacchus Dykes (1823-1876); adapt. Gregory Bloch

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

ANTHEM: Salvator mundi – Giovanni Bassano (c. 1558-1617)

Jason Anderson, director • Jeff Rico, reader • Ken Peterson, cantor

The Office of Compline for September 26, 2021

This service originally recorded September 29, 2019*

The Feast of Saint Michael & All Angels

ORISON: Christ, the fair glory of the holy angels (Tune: Christe sanctorum) – Sarum plainsong, Mode I

PSALM 91: Peter R. Hallock (1924-2014)

HYMN: Ye holy angels bright (Tune: Darwall’s 148th) – mel. John Darwall (1731-1789); harm. William Henry Monk (1823-1889) and Martin Fallas Shaw (1875-1958)

NUNC DIMITTIS: Erin Aas (b. 1974)

ANTHEM: Salvator mundi – Giovanni Bassano (c. 1558-1617)

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

*Due to an issue outside the choir’s control, we were unable to present the service as usual last night, and instead offer this one from September 2019.

The Office of Compline for September 19, 2021

The Seventeenth 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 54 – Jason A. Anderson (b. 1976)

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

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

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

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

The Office of Compline for September 12, 2021

The Sixteenth Sunday after Pentecost

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 – Peter R. Hallock (1924-2014)

HYMN: Cross of Jesus, cross of sorrow (Tune: Cross of Jesus) – John Stainer (1840-1901)

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

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

Jeremy Matheis, director • David Gary, reader • Fred McIlroy, cantor

The Office of Compline for September 5, 2021

The Fifteenth Sunday after Pentecost

ORISON: Maker of all things, God most high – Thomas Tallis (c. 1505-1585)

PSALM 146 – Plainsong, Tone IV.2

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

NUNC DIMITTIS: from The First Service – Plainsong, Tone IV; harm. Philip Moore (b. 1943)

ANTHEM: Look down, O Lord – William Byrd (c. 1540-1623)

Jason Anderson, director • J. Scott Kovacs, reader • Jeremy Matheis, cantor

The Office of Compline for August 29, 2021

The Fourteenth Sunday after Pentecost

ORISON: Now cheer our hearts this eventide – Nathan Jensen (b. 1968)

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

HYMN: Now the day is over (Tune: Merrial) – Joseph Barnby (1838-1896)

NUNC DIMITTIS: Plainsong, Tone VI; harm. Lodovico da Viadana (ca. 1560-1627)

ANTHEM: Salva nos, Domine, vigilantes – Jean Mouton (ca. 1459-1522)

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

The Office of Compline for August 22, 2021

The Thirteenth Sunday after Pentecost

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

PSALM 34:15-22 – Plainsong, Tone V.2

HYMN: God, that madest earth and heaven (Tune: Ar hyd y nos) – Welsh melody; arr. Ralph Vaughan Williams (1872-1958) and Ernest Bullock (1890-1979)

NUNC DIMITTIS: Plainsong, Tone VIII; harm. John Holmes (d. 1629)

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

Jason Anderson, director • Jeremy Matheis, reader • Derek Tilton, cantor

The Office of Compline for August 15, 2021

Saint Mary the Virgin

ORISON: Blest are the pure in heart – M. Searle Wright (1918-2004)

PSALM: Psalm 34:1-9 – Plainsong, Tone V.2

HYMN: Jerusalem, my happy home (Tune: Land of Rest) – American folk hymn; adapt. Annabel Morris Buchanan (1889-1983); arr. Richard T. Proulx (1937-2010)

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

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

Jason Anderson, director • William Turnipseed, reader • Ken Peterson, cantor