The Office of Compline for March 25, 2018

March 25, 2018

The Sunday of the Passion: Palm Sunday

ORISON: The royal banners forward go (Tune: Vexilla Regis prodeunt) – Plainsong, Mode I; harm. Guillaume Dufay (c. 1397-1474)

HYMN: Drop, drop, slow tears (Tune: Song 46) – Orlando Gibbons (c. 1583-1625)

PSALM 22:1-18 – Peter R. Hallock (1924-2014)

RESPOND: In manus tuas (Setting I) – John Sheppard (c. 1515-1558); ed. Simon R. Hill

NUNC DIMITTIS: Plainsong setting, Tone III.6

ANTHEM: Lamentations of Jeremiah (Setting I) – Thomas Tallis

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

One thought on “The Office of Compline for March 25, 2018

  1. Timothy Nunn

    Tyler’s reading on this day was close to perfect. The choir’s chanting was close to perfect. The cantor’s prayer was dark, but inspirational when death is around. Praise be to God.

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