The Office of Compline for August 15, 2004

This archive recording of the Office of Compline is presented in memory of the Rev. Ralph Carskadden, who died on September 13, 2011.  He served as the Officiant for the service on August 15, 2004, which celebrated the fiftieth anniversary of the Compline Choir, and was sung by the choir, augmented by a number of choir alumni.


11th Sunday after Pentecost
St. Mary the Virgin (August 15th)

Conductor: Peter Hallock
Officiant: Fr. Ralph Carskadden
Cantor: Ken Peterson

ORISON: “Now the day is over” (M. Searle Wright [1918 – 2004])

PSALMS: 134 & 4 (Peter Hallock [b. 1924])

HYMN: “Amazing Grace” (tune: New Britain, from Virginia Harmony, 1831; arr. by Richard Proulx / Peter Hallock [b. 1924])

NUNC DIMITTIS: (setting by Thomas Tallis [ca. 1505 – 1585], Mode VII)

ANTHEMS: “In Praise of Music” (Richard Proulx, 2004 [1937 – 2010]); “Ave Maria” (Franz Biebl, 1964 [1906 – 2001])

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