The Office of Compline for December 18, 2016

December 18, 2016

The Fourth Sunday of Advent

ORISON: Savior of the Nations, Come! (Tune: Nun komm, der Heiden Heiland, melody from Erfurt Enchiridia, 1524)

PSALM 80:1-7 16-18 – plainsong, Mode 4

HYMN: Lo, How a Rose E’er Blooming – Michael Praetorius (1571-1621); Carl Orff (1895 – 1982); verse in canon by Melchior Vulpius (1570-1615)

NUNC DIMITTIS: plainsong Tone II.1;  harm. John Holmes (d. 1629)

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

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

*Soloists: Thomas Adams, Tyler Morse, Layne Benofsky, Joel Matter

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