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The Office of Compline for December 10, 2017

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 December 3, 2017

December 3, 2017

The First Sunday of Advent

ORISON: Prepare the way, O Zion (Tune: Bereden Väg för Herran) – mel. from Then Swenska Psalmboken, 1697; harm. Koralbok för Svenska Kyrkan, 1939, alt.

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

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

NUNC DIMITTIS – Richard Proulx (1937-2010)

ANTHEM: Creator of the stars of night (Tune: Conditor alme siderum) – Plainsong, Mode IV; arr. Michael Burkhardt (b. 1957)

Jason Anderson, director • Tyler Morse, reader • Thomas Adams, cantor

William Turnipseed, organist • Mel Butler, violist

The Office of Compline for December 18, 2016

December 18, 2016

The Fourth Sunday of Advent

ORISON: Savior of the Nations, Come! (Tune: Nun komm, der Heiden Heiland, melody from Erfurt Enchiridia, 1524)

PSALM 80:1-7 16-18 – plainsong, Mode 4

HYMN: Lo, How a Rose E’er Blooming – Michael Praetorius (1571-1621); Carl Orff (1895 – 1982); verse in canon by Melchior Vulpius (1570-1615)

NUNC DIMITTIS: plainsong Tone II.1;  harm. John Holmes (d. 1629)

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

Jeremy Matheis, director • Joel Matter, reader • Joel Bevington, cantor

*Soloists: Thomas Adams, Tyler Morse, Layne Benofsky, Joel Matter

The Office of Compline for December 11, 2016

December 11, 2016

The Third Sunday of Advent

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

PSALM 146:5-10 – plainsong, Tone VIII

HYMN: Comfort, Comfort Ye My People (Tune: Psalm 42) – melody by Claude Goudimel (1514-1572); adapted by Louis Bourgeois, 1551

NUNC DIMITTIS: plainsong Tone I.8;  harm. William Byrd (1543-1623)

ANTHEM*: Rorate Caeli – Peter R. Hallock (1924-2014)

Jeremy Matheis, director • Jeffrey Ricco, reader • Cameron Mousighi, cantor

*Soloists: Gregory Bloch & Tyler Morse

The Office of Compline for December 4, 2016

December 4, 2016

The Second Sunday of Advent

PROCESSIONAL: O come, O come, Emmanuel (Tune: Veni, veni, Emmanuel) – Plainsong, Mode I, from Processionale, 15th cent.; arr. and harm. Peter R. Hallock (1924-2014)

PSALM 72: 1-7, 18-19 – plainsong, Tone I.1

HYMN: Ah! think not, ‘the Lord delayeth’ (Tune: St. Olaf’s Sequence [Postquam Calix Babylons]) – Percy Dearmer (1867-1936); harm. Ralph Vaughan Williams (1872-1958)

NUNC DIMITTIS: Marilyn setting – Peter R. Hallock (1924-2014)

ANTHEM: Pulcherrima rosa – (Anonymous 16 cent., Codex Speciálník)

Ken Pendergrass, director • Tyler Morse, officiant • Thomas Adams, cantor

The Office of Compline for November 27, 2016

November 27, 2016

The First Sunday of Advent

ORISON: Creator of the Stars of Night (Tune: Conditor alme siderum) – Plainsong, Mode 4

PSALM 122 – plainsong, Tone I.2

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

NUNC DIMITTIS: setting by Richard Proulx (1937-2010)

ANTHEM: E’en So, Lord Jesus, Quickly Come – Paul Manz (1919-2009)

Jeremy Matheis, director • Tyler Morse, reader • James Wilcox, cantor

The Office of Compline for December 20, 2015

December 20, 2015

The Fourth Sunday of Advent

PROCESSIONAL: O come, O come, Emmanuel (Tune: Veni, veni, Emmanuel) – Plainsong, Mode I, from Processionale, 15th cent.; arr. and harm. Peter R. Hallock (1924-2014)

CANTICLE 3 (Hymn S-185) – The Song of Mary – Plainsong, Tone VIII.1 (Solemn)

HYMN: Lo, how a Rose e’er blooming (Tune: Es ist ein Ros) – melody from Alte Catholische Geistliche Kirchengesäng, 1599; harm. Michael Praetorius (1571-1621) and Carl Orff (1895-1982)

NUNC DIMITTIS: Marilyn setting – Peter R. Hallock

ANTHEM: ‘Carmina Chromatica,’ ‘Sibylla Europaea,’ and ‘Sibylla Tiburtina,’ from Prophetiae Sibyllarum – Orlande de Lassus (1532-1594)

 

Jason Anderson, director • Joel Matter, reader • Joel Bevington, cantor

Audio courtesy KING.org

The Office of Compline for December 13, 2015

December 13, 2015

The Third Sunday of Advent

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

THE FIRST SONG OF ISAIAH – Plainsong, Tone VII.3 and Peter R. Hallock (1924–2014)

HYMN: On Jordan’s bank the Baptist’s cry announces that the Lord is nigh (Tune: Winchester New) – William Monk (1823-1889)

NUNC DIMITTIS: 2-part setting with handbells – Peter R. Hallock

ANTHEM: Audivi vocem de coelo – Thomas Tallis (c. 1505-1585)

 

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

The Office of Compline for December 6, 2015

The Second Sunday of Advent

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

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

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

NUNC DIMITTIS – Roger Sherman

ANTHEM: De coelo veniet – Jacob Handl (1550-1591)

 

Jason Anderson, director • William Turnipseed, reader and assistant conductor • Thomas Adams, cantor

The Office of Compline for November 29, 2015

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: Ecce advenit – William Byrd

 

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

Jeremy Matheis, Layne Benofsky, Thomas Adams, and Tyler Morse, Orison soloists