The Office of Compline for December 20, 2015

December 20, 2015

The Fourth Sunday of Advent

PROCESSIONAL: O come, O come, Emmanuel (Tune: Veni, veni, Emmanuel) – Plainsong, Mode I, from Processionale, 15th cent.; arr. and harm. Peter R. Hallock (1924-2014)

CANTICLE 3 (Hymn S-185) – The Song of Mary – Plainsong, Tone VIII.1 (Solemn)

HYMN: Lo, how a Rose e’er blooming (Tune: Es ist ein Ros) – melody from Alte Catholische Geistliche Kirchengesäng, 1599; harm. Michael Praetorius (1571-1621) and Carl Orff (1895-1982)

NUNC DIMITTIS: Marilyn setting – Peter R. Hallock

ANTHEM: ‘Carmina Chromatica,’ ‘Sibylla Europaea,’ and ‘Sibylla Tiburtina,’ from Prophetiae Sibyllarum – Orlande de Lassus (1532-1594)


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

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