The Office of Compline for March 31, 2024

Easter Day

PROCESSIONAL: Easter Canticle – Peter R. Hallock (1924–2014)

PSALM 114 – Plainsong, Tonus Peregrinus (Ninth psalm tone)

HYMN: Ad cenam Agni providi – Plainsong, Mode VIII; harm. Guillaume Dufay (c. 1397-1474);

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

Cпасение coдeлaл (Salvation is created) – Pavel Chesnokov (1877-1944); arr. for men’s voices by Vladimir Morosan

Jason Anderson, director • Josh Sandoz, reader • Tyler Morse, cantor

The Office of Compline for March 24, 2024

The Sunday of the Passion: Palm Sunday

ORISON: We glory in your cross, O Lord – Plainsong, Mode IV

PSALM 22:1-11 – Plainsong, Tone IV.1

RESPOND: In manus tuas – John Sheppard (c. 1515-1558)

HYMN: O cross, whose wood is all our race’s boast (Tune: TENTH AVENUE) – Peter R. Hallock (1924-2014)

NUNC DIMITTIS – Plainsong setting, Tone IV.2

ANTHEM: O vos omnes – Peter R. Hallock

Jason Anderson, director • Tyler Morse, reader • Joel Bevington, cantor

The Office of Compline for March 17, 2024

The Fifth Sunday in Lent

ORISON: Give judgment for me, O God – Plainsong, Mode IV

PSALM 119:9-16 – Plainsong, Tone II.1

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

NUNC DIMITTIS – Plainsong setting, Tone IV.2

ANTHEM: Lamentations of Jeremiah (a5) – Alfonso Ferrabosco the Younger (c. 1575-1628)

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

The Office of Compline for March 10, 2024

The Fourth Sunday in Lent

ORISON: Rejoice with Jerusalem– Plainsong, Mode V

PSALM 107:1-3, 17-22 – Plainsong, Tone V.1

HYMN: Lord, keep us steadfast in your Word (Tune: JESU DULCEDO CORDIUM) – Plainsong, Mode II; ed. Carl C. Crosier (1945-2014); harm. Peter R. Hallock (1924-2014

NUNC DIMITTIS – Plainsong setting, Tone IV.2

ANTHEM: Of the Lord’s mercies – Erin Aas (b. 1974)

Jason Anderson, director • Joel Matter, reader • Theo Floor, cantor

The Office of Compline for March 3, 2024

The Third Sunday in Lent

ORISON: He shall call upon me – Plainsong, Mode VIII

PSALM 19 – Plainsong, Tone III.4

OFFICE HYMN: ‘Christe, qui lux es et dies,’ from Music for Compline – Plainsong, Mode II; arr. Kevin Siegfried (b. 1969)

NUNC DIMITTIS – Plainsong setting, Tone IV.2

ANTHEM: Lamentations (Setting I) – Thomas Tallis (c. 1505-1585)

Jason Anderson, director • Gregory Bloch, reader • John Garlid, cantor

The Office of Compline for February 25, 2024

The Second Sunday in Lent

ORISON: My eyes are ever looking to the Lord – Plainsong, Mode VI

PSALM 22:22-30 – Peter R. Hallock (1924-2014)

HYMN: Lord Jesus, think on me (Tune: SOUTHWELL) – from Daman’s Psalter, 1579; adapt. Hymnal 1940; fauxbourdon harm. by Peter R. Hallock

NUNC DIMITTIS – Plainsong setting, Tone IV.2

ANTHEM: Lamentations – Peter R. Hallock (1924-2014)

Jason Anderson, director • J. Scott Kovacs, reader • Ken Peterson, cantor
Page Smith, violincello

The Office of Compline for February 18, 2024

The First Sunday in Lent

ORISON: Remember, O Lord – Plainsong, Tone IV [American Gradual]

PSALM 25:1-9 – Plainsong, Tone IV.2

HYMN: The glory of these forty days (Tune: ERHALT UNS, HERR) – mel. from Geistliche Lieder, 1535; harm. Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750)

NUNC DIMITTIS – Plainsong setting, Tone IV.2

ANTHEM: Lamentations of Jeremiah (a7) – Costanzo Festa (c. 1485/1490-1545)

Jason Anderson, director • Jeremy Matheis, reader • James Wilcox, cantor

The Office of Compline for February 11, 2024

The Last Sunday after the Epiphany

PROCESSIONAL: Jesus said, “You are the light of the world” – Peter R. Hallock (1924-2014)

PSALM 50:1-6 – Jason A. Anderson (b. 1976)

HYMN: Christ upon the mountain peak (Tune: IBIS) – melody Thomas Kuras (1950-1997); harm. Peter R. Hallock

NUNC DIMITTIS (Setting II) – Tyler Morse – (b. 1990)

ANTHEM: What Hand Divine – Erin Aas (b. 1974)

Jason Anderson, director • William Turnipseed, reader • Joel Bevington, cantor

The Office of Compline for February 4, 2024

The Fifth Sunday after the Epiphany

ORISON: ‘Praise ye the Lord’ from Six Hymns to Doctor Watts – Alice Parker (1925-2023)

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

HYMN: Eternal light, shine in my heart (Tune: JACOB) – Jane Manton Marshall (1924-2019)

NUNC DIMITTIS – Plainsong, Tone VIII; harm. John Holmes (d. 1629)

ANTHEM: Tu solus qui facis mirabilia – Josquin des Prez (c. 1450/1455 – 1521)

Jason Anderson, director • Josh Sandoz, reader • Fred McIlroy, cantor

The Office of Compline for January 28, 2024

The Fourth Sunday after the Epiphany

ORISON: All praise to thee, my God, this night (Tune: TALLIS’ CANON) – Thomas Tallis (c. 1505-1585)

PSALM 111 – Plainsong, Tone VIII.5

HYMN: Jesus, Lover of my soul (Tune: ABERYSTWYTH) – Joseph Palmer (1841-1903)

NUNC DIMITTIS – Plainsong setting, Tone III.6

ANTHEM: Domine non sum dignus – Tomás Luis de Victoria (1548-1611)

Jason Anderson, director • Tyler Morse, reader • Joel Bevington, cantor