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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

The Office of Compline for December 21, 2014

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)

PSALM 89: 1, 2, 20-29 – Peter R. Hallock

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

NUNC DIMITTIS: Marilyn setting – Peter R. Hallock

ANTHEM: Pulcherrima rosa – Codex Speciálník, 16th cent.

Jason Anderson, director • Jeremy Matheis & The Very Rev. Steven Thomason, officiants • Alan Wheaton, cantor

The Office of Compline for December 14, 2014

The Third Sunday of Advent

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

PSALM 126 – Peter R. Hallock (1924–2014)

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

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

ANTHEM: Rorate caeli desuper – Peter R. Hallock (1532-1594)

 

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

The Office of Compline for December 7, 2014

December 7, 2014 • The Second Sunday of Advent

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

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

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

NUNC DIMITTIS – Roger Sherman (b. 1954)

ANTHEM: Obsecro Domine – Jacob Handl (1550-1591)

 

Jason Anderson & William Turnipseed, directors • William Turnipseed, reader • Thomas Adams, cantor

The Office of Compline for November 30, 2014

The First Sunday of Advent

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

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

HYMN: Rejoice! rejoice, believers, and let your lights appear! (Tune: Llangloffan) – melody from Hymnau a Thonau er Gwasanaeth yr Eglwys yng Nghymru, 1865

NUNC DIMITTIS – Richard Proulx (1937-2010)

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

 

Jason Anderson, director • Jeffrey Ricco, reader • Kenneth V. Peterson, cantor

 

–Audio this week courtesy of KING radio–where Compline is heard live each week at 9:30pm live on 98.1 or broadcast on king.org.

The Office of Compline for December 22, 2013

The Fourth Sunday of Advent

Director: Jason Anderson
Cantors: Richard Greene, Jason Anderson
Officiants: The Very Rev. Steve Thomason, Dean of St. Mark’s Cathedral, & Jeremy Matheis

ORISON: Matin Responsary (Jason A. Anderson [b.1976])

CANTICLE: Magnificat: “My soul doth magnify the Lord” (Charles Wood) with plainsong O Antiphon O Rex Gentium (appointed for December 22) as set by Peter R. Hallock [b. 1924]

HYMN: Lo, how a Rose e’er blooming (arr. Tyler A. Morse [b.1990])

NUNC DIMITTIS: Plainsong setting, Tone III.4

ANTHEM: Rorate caeli desuper (Peter R. Hallock)

FINAL RESPONSES: Vesper Responsory (Jason A. Anderson)