The Office of Compline for August 8, 2021

The Eleventh Sunday after Pentecost

ORISON: Round me falls the night – melody by A. Drese (1620-1701); verse 1 harm. S.S. Wesley (1824-1899); verse 2 harm. Henry Ley (1887-1962); verse 3 harm. J. S. Bach (1685-1750)

PSALM: Psalm 70 – Peter R. Hallock (1924-2014)

OFFICE HYMN: Te lucis ante terminum (Before the ending of the day) – Plainsong, Mode VIII; harm. Orlande de Lassus (1532-1594)

NUNC DIMITTIS: Plainsong, Tonus peregrinus; harm. William Byrd (c. 1540-1623)

ANTHEM: Be unto me, O Lord, a tower — William Byrd

Jeremy Matheis, director • Josh Sandoz, reader • Fred McIlroy, cantor

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