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The Office of Compline for December 27, 2015

December 27, 2015
The First Sunday after Christmas Day

PROCESSIONAL: Glory to God in the highest – Plainsong, adapt. Peter R. Hallock (1924-2014)
PSALM 96 – Plainsong, Tone V
HYMN: Of the Father’s love begotten (Tune: Divinum mysterium) – Sanctus trope, 11th cent.; adapt. Piae Cantiones, 1582
NUNC DIMITTIS: Marilyn setting – Peter R. Hallock
ANTHEMS:

  • In natali Domini — Anonymous, from Codex Speciálník, ca. 1500 +
  • There is no rose of such virtue – Stephen Caracciolo (b. 1962) *
  • Resonet in laudibus – Jacob Handl (1550-1591)

Jason Anderson, director • Tyler Morse, reader & alto soloist *  • Derek Curtis-Tilton, cantor

Joel Bevington, Cameron Mousighi, and Joel Matter, trio +
Audio courtesy KING.org

The Office of Compline for January 4, 2015

The Second Sunday of Christmas

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

PSALM 84 – Peter R. Hallock (1924-2014)

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

NUNC DIMITTIS: Marilyn setting – Peter R. Hallock

ANTHEMS:

  1. Resonet in laudibus – Jacob Handl (1550-1591)
  2. Born on a New Day – John David (b. 1946); arr. Peter Knight (1917-1985)

 

Jason Anderson, director • Brian Glosh, soloist • Joel Matter, reader • Thomas Adams, cantor

The Office of Compline for December 29, 2013

The First Sunday after Christmas

Director: Jason Anderson
Cantor: Derek Tilton

Reader: Joel Matter

PROCESSIONAL: Glory to God in the highest (Plainsong, adapt. Peter Hallock [b. 1924])

PSALM 96 (Plainsong, Tone V)

HYMN: O little town of Bethlehem (Tune: Forest Green; harm. Ralph Vaughan Williams [1872-1958])

NUNC DIMITTIS: Setting by Peter Hallock (Tune: Marilyn)

ANTHEMS

(1) There is no Rose of such virtue (Stephen Caracciolo [b. 1962])

(2) Lullay my liking (Peter Hallock)

(3) O magnum mysterium (Gerald Near [b. 1942])

The Office of Compline for December 30, 2012

1st Sunday after Christmas

Conductor: Jason Anderson
Reader: Joel Matter
Cantor: Kenneth Peterson

ORISON: “Of the Father’s love begotten” (Divinum mysterium, Sanctus trope, 11th century)

PSALM: 97 (Peter Hallock)

HYMN: “In the bleak midwinter” (tune: Cranham, Gustav Theodore Holst [1874 – 1934])

NUNC DIMITTIS: (setting by Peter Hallock; tune: Marilyn)

ANTHEMS:

I) “Lullay My Liking” (Peter Hallock [b. 1924])
II) “Lux aurumque” (Eric Whitacre [b. 1970])

The Office of Compline for December 25, 2011

Christmas Day

Conductor: Jason Anderson
Reader: Joel Matter
Cantor: Thomas Adams

ORISON: “Away in a manger” (Traditional, arranged by Peter Hallock [b. 1924])

PSALM: 98 (plainsong, Tone VIII Ending 2)

HYMN: “Of the Father’s love begotten” (Divinum mysterium, Sanctus trope, 11th century)

NUNC DIMITTIS: (plainsong setting, Tone V Ending 1)

ANTHEMS: I) “Beata progenies” (Leonel Power [ca. 1370/85 – 1445]);
II) “O magnum mysterium” (Gerald Near [b. 1942])

The Office of Compline for January 2, 2011

2nd Sunday after Christmas

Conductor: Jason Anderson
Reader: William Turnipseed
Cantor: Tym Mackey

PROCESSIONAL: “Glory to God in the Highest” (Gloria in excelsis, arranged by Peter Hallock [b. 1924])

PSALM: 84 (Peter Hallock)

HYMN: “In the bleak midwinter” (tune: Cranham, Gustav Theodore Holst [1874 – 1934])

NUNC DIMITTIS: (tune: Marilyn, setting by Peter Hallock)

ANTHEM: “Lux aurumque” (Eric Whitacre [b. 1970])

The Office of Compline for December 26, 2010

1st Sunday after Christmas

Conductor: Jason Anderson
Reader: Joel Matter
Cantor: Thomas Adams

PROCESSIONAL: “Glory to God in the Highest” (Gloria in excelsis, arranged by Peter Hallock [b. 1924])

PSALM: 147: 13 – 21 (plainsong, Tone VIII Ending 1)

HYMN: “Of the Father’s love begotten” (Divinum mysterium, Sanctus trope, 11th century)

NUNC DIMITTIS: (tune: Marilyn, setting by Peter Hallock)

ANTHEMS: 1) “O Magnum Mysterium” (Gerald Near [b. 1942]);
2) “Away in a manger” (tune: Cradle Song, melody by William James Kirkpatrick (1838 – 1921), arranged by Peter Hallock)