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The Office of Compline for December 20, 2020

This archived service of Compline was originally recorded December 17, 2017

The Fourth 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 13, 2020

This archived service of Compline was originally recorded December 15, 2019

The Third Sunday of Advent

ORISON: Redeemer of the nations, come (Tune:Veni Redemptor gentium) – Plainsong, Mode I, Einsiedeln MS., 12th cent.

PSALM 146:4-9 – Plainsong, Tone IV.2

HYMN: Love divine, all loves excelling (Tune: Hyfrydol) – Rowland Hugh Prichard (1811-1887); harm. Hymnal 1982

NUNC DIMITTIS: Richard Proulx (1937-2010)

ANTHEM: Veni, Domine, noli tardare – William Byrd (c. 1539/1540-1623)

Jason Anderson, director • Josh Sandoz, reader • James Wilcox, cantor

The Office of Compline for December 6, 2020

This archived service of Compline was originally recorded 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 November 29, 2020

This archived service of Compline was originally recorded December 2, 2018

The First Sunday of Advent

ORISON: Matin Responsory – Jason A. Anderson (b. 1976)

PSALM 25:1-9 – Plainsong, Tone IV.2

HYMN: Come, thou long-expected Jesus (Tune: Stuttgart) – mel. From Psalmodia Sacra, 1715; adapt. and harm. William Havergal (1793-1870), alt.

NUNC DIMITTIS – Richard Proulx (1937-2010)

ANTHEM: Sive vigilem – William Mundy (c. 1529-1591)

Jason Anderson, director • William Turnipseed, reader • Arvind Narayanan, cantor

The Office of Compline for November 22, 2020

The Last Sunday after Pentecost: Christ the King

ORISON: The head that once was crowned with thorns (Tune: Saint Magnus) –Melody from Divine Companion, 1707; harm. William Henry Monk (1823-1889)

PSALM 95 – Plainsong, Tone IV.4

HYMN: Judge eternal, throned in splendor (Tune: Komm, o komm, du Geist) – Melody from Neu-vermehrtes und zu Ubung Christl. Gottseligkeit Meiningisches Gesangbuch, 1693

NUNC DIMITTIS – Plainsong, Tone VII.1

ANTHEM: Ave Rex noster – Giovanni Matteo Asola (c. 1524-1609)

Jason Anderson, director & reader • Joel Bevington, cantor

The Office of Compline for November 15, 2020

November 15, 2020 – The 24th Sunday after Pentecost

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

PSALM 90:1-12 – Plainsong, Tone IV.4

HYMN: O God, our help in ages past (Tune: Saint Anne) – mel. att. William Croft (1678-1727); harm. William Henry Monk (1823-1889)

NUNC DIMITTIS – Plainsong setting, Tone VII.1

ANTHEM: Submit yourselves – John Shepherd (c. 1520-c. 1563)

Jeremy Matheis, director • Josh Sandoz, reader • Thomas Adams, cantor

The Office of Compline for November 8, 2020

November 8, 2020 – The 23rd Sunday after Pentecost

ORISON: Let saints on earth in concert sing (Tune: Dundee) – melody from The CL Psalmes of David, 1615; harm. Thomas Ravenscroft (c. 1592-c. 1635)

PSALM 4 – Plainsong, Tone IV.1

HYMN: For thy dear saints, O Lord (Tune: Saint George) – Henry John Gauntlett (1805-1876) and Christopher à Becket-Williams (1890-1956)

NUNC DIMITTIS – Plainsong setting, Tone VII.1

ANTHEM: Audivi vocem de caelo – Plainsong, Mode I; harm. Thomas Tallis (c. 1505-1585)

Jeremy Matheis, director & reader • Derek Tilton, cantor

The Office of Compline for November 1, 2020

All Saints’ Day

ORISON: Holy is the true light – William H. Harris (1883-1973)

PSALM 34:1-10, 22 – Plainsong, Tone V.2

HYMN: Who are these like stars appearing? (Tune: Zeuch mich, zeuch mich) – melody from Geistreiches Gesang-buch, 1698;
harm. William Henry Monk (1823-1889), alt.

NUNC DIMITTIS – Plainsong, Tone VII.1

ANTHEM: O quam gloriosum – Tomás Luis de Victoria (c. 1548-1611)

Jason Anderson, director, reader • James Wilcox, cantor

The Office of Compline for October 25, 2020

The 21st Sunday after Pentecost

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

PSALM 1 – Plainsong, Tone I.1

HYMN: Book of books, our people’s strength (Tune: Leibster Jesu) – melody by Johann Ahle (1625-1673); harm. George Palmer (1846-1926) and J. S. Bach (1685-1750)

NUNC DIMITTIS – Plainsong, Tone VII.1

ANTHEM: Christe, filii Dei – Josquin des Prez (c.?1450/1455-1521)

Jason Anderson, director • Gregory Bloch, reader • Joel Bevington, cantor

The Office of Compline for October 18, 2020

The 20th Sunday after Pentecost

ORISON: Dear Lord and Father of mankind – M. Searle Wright (1918-2004)

PSALM 96:1-9 – Plainsong, Tone V.1

HYMN: I heard the voice of Jesus say, “Come unto me and rest” (Tune: The Third Tune) – Thomas Tallis (c. 1505-1585)

NUNC DIMITTIS – Plainsong, Tone VII.1

ANTHEM: Visita quaesumus, Domine – William Byrd (1540-1623)

Jason Anderson, director • Tyler Morse, reader • Fred McIlroy, cantor