The Office of Compline for January 24, 2021

This archived service of Compline was originally recorded January 21, 2018

The Third Sunday after the Epiphany

ORISON: Dear Lord and Father of mankind (Tune: Rest) – Frederick Charles Maker (1844-1927)

PSALM 62 – Jason A. Anderson (b. 1976)

HYMN: Jesus calls us; o’er the tumult (Tune: Restoration) – melody from The Southern Harmony, 1835; harm. The Hymnal, 1982

NUNC DIMITTIS – Jeff Junkinsmith (b. 1956)

ANTHEM: Ambulans Jesus – Francisco Guerrero (1527-1599)

Jason Anderson, director • Jeremy Matheis, reader • Joel Bevington, cantor

The Office of Compline for January 17, 2021

This archived service of Compline was originally recorded January 14, 2018

The Second Sunday after the Epiphany

ORISON: Jesus came, adored by angels (Tune: Lowry) – Gerald Near (b. 1942)

PSALM 139 – Peter R. Hallock (1924-2014)

HYMN: Lord, thou hast searched me out (Tune: Tender Thought) – Kentucky Harmony, 1815

NUNC DIMITTIS – Dana T. Marsh (b. 1965)

ANTHEM: Domine, probasti – Jason A. Anderson (b. 1976) †

Jason Anderson, director • Tyler Morse, reader • Jeremy Matheis, cantor

† Tyler Morse & Gregory Bloch, soloists

The Office of Compline for January 10, 2021

This archived service of Compline was originally recorded January 12, 2020
[Originally posted with last week’s audio. Now fixed]

The First Sunday after the Epiphany: The Baptism of Jesus

ORISON: ‘I come,’ the great Redeemer cries (Tune: This Endris Nyght) – English melody; harm. Ralph Vaughan Williams (1872-1958) and Martin Fallas Shaw (1875-1958)

PSALM 29: Peter R. Hallock (1924–2014)

HYMN: When Christ’s appearing was made known (Tune: Erhalt uns, Herr) – melody from Geistliche Lieder, 1543; harm. Hans Leo Hassler (1564-1612), alt.

NUNC DIMITTIS: Plainsong setting, Tone II; harm. John Holmes (d. 1629)

ANTHEM: The Baptism of Christ – Peter R. Hallock

Jason Anderson, director • Gregory Bloch, reader • Thomas Adams, cantor • Tyler Morse, anthem soloist

The Office of Compline for January 3, 2021

This archived service of Compline was originally recorded January 6, 2019

The Second Sunday after Christmas

ORISON: What child is this (Tune: Greensleeves) – English melody; harm. Christmas Carols New and Old, 1871, alt.

PSALM 96 – Jason A. Anderson (b. 1976)

HYMN: In the bleak mid-winter (Tune: Cranham) – Gustav Holst (1874-1934)

NUNC DIMITTIS (Tune: Marilyn) – Peter R. Hallock

ANTHEM:      Reges Tharsis et Insulae– William Byrd (c. 1539/1540-1623)

                        The Three Kings – Peter Cornelius (1824-1874); arr. Ivor Atkins (1869-1953) and Jason Anderson

Jason Anderson, director & anthem soloist • Joel Matter, reader • James Wilcox, cantor

The Office of Compline for December 27, 2020

This archived service of Compline was originally recorded December 30, 2018

The First Sunday after Christmas Day

PROCESSIONAL: Once in royal David’s city (Tune: Irby) – melody Henry John Gauntlett (1805-1876); harm. Arthur Henry Mann (1850-1929)

PSALM 147 – Peter R. Hallock (1924-2014)

HYMN: It came upon the midnight clear (Tune: Noel) – English melody; adapt. Arthur Sullivan (1842-1900)

NUNC DIMITTIS (Tune: Marilyn) – Peter R. Hallock

ANTHEMS: 
Lullay my liking – Peter R. Hallock
Born on a New Day – John David (b. 1946); arr. Peter Knight (1917-1985)

Jason Anderson, director • Jeffrey Ricco, reader • Joel Bevington, cantor

The Office of Compline for December 20, 2020

This archived service of Compline was originally recorded December 17, 2017

The Fourth Sunday of Advent

PROCESSION: O come, O come, Emmanuel (Tune: Veni, veni, Emmanuel) – Plainsong, Mode I, Processionale, 15th cent.; adapt. Thomas Helmore (1811-1890); arr. Peter R. Hallock (1924-2014)

ORISON: Lo, how a Rose e’er blooming – Michael Praetorius (1571-1621) and Carl Orff (1895-1982)

PSALM 126 – Peter R. Hallock

HYMN: Te lucis ante terminum (Before the ending of the day) – Plainsong, Mode II

NUNC DIMITTIS (Tune: Marilyn) – Peter R. Hallock

ANTHEM: Pulcherrima Rosa – from Codex Speciálník, c. 1500

Jason Anderson, director • Jeremy Matheis, reader • Joel Bevington, cantor

The Office of Compline for December 13, 2020

This archived service of Compline was originally recorded December 15, 2019

The Third Sunday of Advent

ORISON: Redeemer of the nations, come (Tune:Veni Redemptor gentium) – Plainsong, Mode I, Einsiedeln MS., 12th cent.

PSALM 146:4-9 – Plainsong, Tone IV.2

HYMN: Love divine, all loves excelling (Tune: Hyfrydol) – Rowland Hugh Prichard (1811-1887); harm. Hymnal 1982

NUNC DIMITTIS: Richard Proulx (1937-2010)

ANTHEM: Veni, Domine, noli tardare – William Byrd (c. 1539/1540-1623)

Jason Anderson, director • Josh Sandoz, reader • James Wilcox, cantor

The Office of Compline for December 6, 2020

This archived service of Compline was originally recorded December 10, 2017

The Second Sunday of Advent

ORISON: Comfort, comfort ye my people (Tune: Psalm 42) – melody by Claude Goudimel (1514-1572)

PSALM 85:7-13 – Jason A. Anderson (b. 1976)

HYMN: Te lucis ante terminum (Before the ending of the day) – Plainsong, Mode II

NUNC DIMITTIS – Roger Sherman

ANTHEM: Ecce Dominus veniet – Tomás Luis de Victoria (1548-1611)

Jason Anderson, director • Jeffrey Ricco, reader • Jeremy Matheis, cantor

The Office of Compline for November 29, 2020

This archived service of Compline was originally recorded December 2, 2018

The First Sunday of Advent

ORISON: Matin Responsory – Jason A. Anderson (b. 1976)

PSALM 25:1-9 – Plainsong, Tone IV.2

HYMN: Come, thou long-expected Jesus (Tune: Stuttgart) – mel. From Psalmodia Sacra, 1715; adapt. and harm. William Havergal (1793-1870), alt.

NUNC DIMITTIS – Richard Proulx (1937-2010)

ANTHEM: Sive vigilem – William Mundy (c. 1529-1591)

Jason Anderson, director • William Turnipseed, reader • Arvind Narayanan, cantor

The Office of Compline for November 22, 2020

The Last Sunday after Pentecost: Christ the King

ORISON: The head that once was crowned with thorns (Tune: Saint Magnus) –Melody from Divine Companion, 1707; harm. William Henry Monk (1823-1889)

PSALM 95 – Plainsong, Tone IV.4

HYMN: Judge eternal, throned in splendor (Tune: Komm, o komm, du Geist) – Melody from Neu-vermehrtes und zu Ubung Christl. Gottseligkeit Meiningisches Gesangbuch, 1693

NUNC DIMITTIS – Plainsong, Tone VII.1

ANTHEM: Ave Rex noster – Giovanni Matteo Asola (c. 1524-1609)

Jason Anderson, director & reader • Joel Bevington, cantor