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The Office of Compline for December 17, 2023

The Third Sunday of Advent

ORISON: Angelus emittitur – Piae Cantiones, 1582 and Richard Runciman Terry (1865-1938); arr. Jason A. Anderson (b. 1976)

PSALM 126 – Plainsong, Tone I.9

HYMN: The angel Gabriel from heaven came (Tune: GABRIEL’S MESSAGE) – Basque carol; arr. Edgar Pettman (1865-1943)

NUNC DIMITTIS (Tune: MARILYN) – Peter R. Hallock (1924-2014)

ANTHEM: E’en so, Lord Jesus, quickly come – Paul Manz (1919-2009)

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

The Office of Compline for December 10, 2023

The Second Sunday of Advent

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

PSALM 85:1-2, 8-13 – Plainsong, Tone III.5

HYMN: Hark! a thrilling voice is sounding (Tune: MERTON) – William Monk (1823-1889)

NUNC DIMITTIS (Tune: MARILYN) – Peter R. Hallock (1924-2014)

ANTHEM: Rorate caeli desuper– Peter R. Hallock

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

The Office of Compline for December 3, 2023

The First Sunday of Advent

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

PSALM 80:1-7, 16-18 – Plainsong, Tone IV.4

HYMN 66: Come, thou long-expected Jesus (Tune: STUTTGART) – mel. from Psalmodia Sacra, 1715; harm. William Henry Havergal (1793-1870)

NUNC DIMITTIS (Tune: MARILYN) – Peter R. Hallock (1924-2014)

ANTHEM: Ecce advenit dominator Dominus – William Byrd (1543-1623)

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

The Office of Compline for December 11, 2022

The Third Sunday of Advent

ORISON: Love divine, all loves excelling (Tune: HYFRYDOL) – Rowland Hugh Prichard (1811-1887)

PSALM 146:4-9 –Plainsong, Tone IV.2

HYMN: On Jordan’s bank, the Baptist’s cry (Tune: WINCHESTER NEW) – Bartholomäus Crasselius (1667-1724); with additional harm. by Harvey Grace (1874-1944) and William Henry Monk (1823-1889)

NUNC DIMITTIS – Richard Proulx (1937-2010)

ANTHEM: Veni, Domine, noli tardare [Part II. of Domine praestolamur]– William Byrd (c. 1539/1540-1623)

Jason Anderson, director • Bill Turnipseed, reader • Fred McIlroy, cantor

The Office of Compline for December 4, 2022

The Second Sunday of Advent

ORISON: Blessed be the Lord God – Erin Aas (b. 1972)

PSALM 72:1-8, 18-19 – Plainsong, Tone I.1

HYMN: Hail to the Lord’s Anointed (Tune: ES FLOG EIN KLEINS WALDVÖGELIEN) – German folk song; adapt. and harm. Henry Walford Davies (1869-1941), Gregory Bloch, and Hymnal 1982

NUNC DIMITTIS – Richard Proulx (1937-2010)

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

Jason Anderson, director • Josh Sandoz, reader • Joel Bevington, cantor

The Office of Compline for November 27, 2022

The First Sunday of Advent

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

PSALM 122 – Peter R. Hallock (1924-2014)

HYMN: Prepare the way, O Zion (Tune: BEREDEN VÄG FÖR HERRAN) – mel. from Then Swenska Psalmboken, 1697; harm. Koralbok för Svenska Kyrkan, 1939, alt.

NUNC DIMITTIS – Richard Proulx (1937-2010)

ANTHEM: Canite tuba – Jacob Handl (1550-1591)

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

The Office of Compline for December 19, 2021

The Fourth Sunday of Advent

ORISON: O heavenly Word, eternal Light (Tune: Verbum supernum prodiens) – Plainsong, Mode 2, Nevers MS., 13th cent.

CANTICLE 3 – The Song of Mary – Plainsong, Tone VIII.1 (Solemn)

HYMN: The angel Gabriel from heaven came (Tune: Gabriel’s Message) – Basque carol; arr. Edgar Pettman (1865-1943)

NUNC DIMITTIS – Richard Proulx (1937-2010)

ANTHEM: Maria durch ein Dornwald ging – German folksong, from Eichsfeld nach Haxthausen, 1850; arr. Philip Lawson (b. 1957)

Jason Anderson, director • Jeremy Matheis , reader • Fred McIlroy, cantor

The Office of Compline for December 12, 2021

The Third Sunday of Advent

ORISON: Redeemer of the nations, come (Tune: VENI REDEMPTOR GENTIUM) – Plainsong, Mode I, Einsiedeln MS., 12th cent.

CANTICLE 9 – The First Song of Isaiah – Plainsong, Tone VII.3 and Peter R. Hallock (1924–2014)

HYMN: On Jordan’s bank the baptist’s cry (Tune: WINCHESTER NEW) – Bartholomäus Crasselius (1667-1724), Harvey Grace (1874-1944), and William H. Monk (1823-1889)

NUNC DIMITTIS – Richard Proulx (1937-2010)

ANTHEM: Rorate caeli desuper – Peter R. Hallock

Jason Anderson, director • William Turnipseed, reader • Jeremy Matheis, cantor

The Office of Compline for December 5, 2021

The Second Sunday of Advent

ORISON: Creator of the stars of night (Tune: CONDITOR ALME SIDERUM) – Plainsong, Mode IV

CANTICLE 16 – The Song of Zechariah – Plainsong, Tone VIII.1

HYMN: Hark! a thrilling voice is sounding (Tune: MERTON) – William Monk (1823-1889)

NUNC DIMITTIS – Richard Proulx (1937-2010)

ANTHEM: E’en so, Lord Jesus, quickly come – Paul Manz (1919-2009)

Jason Anderson, director • Josh Sandoz , reader • Joel Bevinton, cantor

The Office of Compline for November 28, 2021

The First Sunday of Advent

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

PSALM 25:1-9 – Plainsong, Tone IV.2

HYMN 68: Rejoice! rejoice, believers (Tune: LLANGLOFFAN) – mel. from Hymnau a Thonau er Gwasanaeth yr englwys yng Nghymru, 1865

NUNC DIMITTIS – Richard Proulx (1937-2010)

ANTHEM: Audivi vocem de caelo – Plainsong, Mode I; harm. Thomas Tallis (c. 1505-1585)

Jason Anderson, director • Jeff Rico, reader • Thomas Adams, cantor