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The Office of Compline for May 24, 2020

The Seventh Sunday of Easter: The Sunday after Ascension Day

ORISON: God is ascended (Tune: Gen Himmel aufgefahren ist) – German, 16th cent.;arr. Peter R. Hallock (1924–2014)

PSALM 47 – Plainsong, Tone V.2

HYMN 220: O Lord Most High, eternal King (Tune: Aeterne Rex altissime) – Plainsong, Mode I

NUNC DIMITTIS: Plainsong setting, Tone V.1

ANTHEM: O Rex gloriae – Luca Marenzio (1560-1599)

Jeremy Matheis, director • Josh Sandoz, reader • Fred McIlroy, cantor

The Office of Compline for May 17, 2020

The Sixth Sunday of Easter

ORISON: Come, ye faithful, raise the strain (Tune: Gaudeamus pariter) – Medieval Bohemian Carol Melody,1544; harm. Hymnal 1940 and Harvey Grace (1874-1944)

PSALM 66:1-11 – Plainsong, Gallican Tone; adapt. Peter R. Hallock (1924-2014)

OFFICE HYMN: The Lamb’s high banquet called to share (Tune: Ad cenam Agni providi) – Plainsong, Mode VIII

NUNC DIMITTIS: Plainsong setting, Tone V.1

ANTHEMS:    In dieser österlichen Zeit – Johannes Eccard (1553-1611)
                  If ye love me – Thomas Tallis (c. 1505-1585)

 Jason Anderson, director • Tyler Morse, reader • James Wilcox, cantor

The Office of Compline for May 10, 2020

The Fifth Sunday of Easter

ORISON: ‘The Call,’ from Five Mystical Songs – Ralph Vaughan Williams (1872-1958)

PSALMS 31:1-5, 15-16 – Plainsong setting, Tone IV.2

OFFICE HYMN: The Lamb’s high banquet called to share (Tune: Ad cenam Agni providi) – Plainsong, Mode VIII

NUNC DIMITTIS: Plainsong setting, Tone V.1

ANTHEM: Regina caeli – Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina (c. 1525-1594)

Jason Anderson, director • Jeffrey Ricco, reader • Derek Curtis-Tilton, cantor

The Office of Compline for May 3, 2020

The Fourth Sunday of Easter

ORISON: The King of love my shepherd is (Tune: Saint Columba)– Irish melody; harm. The Hymnal 1940 and Peter R. Hallock (1924-2014)

PSALM 23 – Plainsong setting, Tone VII.3

OFFICE HYMN: The Lamb’s high banquet called to share (Tune: Ad cenam Agni providi) – Plainsong, Mode VIII

NUNC DIMITTIS: Plainsong setting, Tone V.1

ANTHEM: Ad cenam Agni providi – Plainsong, Mode VIII; harm. Guillaume Dufay (c. 1397-1474), ed. Jason A. Anderson

Jason Anderson, director • Gregory Bloch, reader • Joel Bevington, cantor

The Office of Compline for April 26, 2020

The Third Sunday of Easter

ORISON: That Easter Day with joy was bright (Tune: Puer nobis) – mel. from Trier MS., 15th cent.; adapt. Michael Praetorius (1571-1621); harm. George R. Woodward (1848-1934)

PSALM 116:1-3, 10-17 – Plainsong setting, Tone VIII.3

OFFICE HYMN: The Lamb’s high banquet called to share (Tune: Ad cenam Agni providi) – Plainsong, Mode VIII

NUNC DIMITTIS: Plainsong setting, Tone V.1

ANTHEM: Christ rising again – John Sheppard (c. 1515-1558)

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

The Office of Compline for April 19, 2020

The Second Sunday of Easter

ORISON (H 209): We walk by faith, and not by sight (Tune: Saint Botolph) – Gordon Slater (1896-1979)PSALM 16– Plainsong, Tone II.2

HYMN 206: Alleluia. O sons and daughters, let us sing (Tune: O filii et filiae) – mel. from Airs sur les hymnes sacrez, odes et noels, 1623

NUNC DIMITTIS: Plainsong setting, Tone V.1

ANTHEM: Sermone blando angelus – Thomas Tallis (c. 1505-1585)

Jeremy Matheis, director • Josh Sandoz, reader • Joel Bevington , cantor

The Office of Compline for April 12, 2020

April 12, 2020

The Sunday of the Resurrection: Easter Day

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

PSALM 118:14-24, 28-29 – Plainsong, Tone VIII.1

HYMN: Christians, to the Paschal victim (Tune: Victimae Paschali laudes) – Plainsong, Mode I; att. Wipo of Burgundy (d. ca. 1050)

NUNC DIMITTIS: Plainsong setting, Tone V.1

ANTHEM: C??????? co?e?a? (Salvation is created) – Pavel Chesnokov (1877-1944); arr. for men’s voices by Vladimir Morosan

Jeremy Matheis, director • Gregory Bloch, reader • Thomas Adams, cantor

The Office of Compline for June 9, 2019

The Day of Pentecost: The 50th Day of Easter

ORISON: O Lord, give thy Holy Spirit – Thomas Tallis (c. 1505-1585)

PSALM 104:25-32, 35-37 – Peter R. Hallock (1924–2014)

HYMN: Come, Holy Ghost, our souls inspire (Tune: Veni Creator Spiritus) – Plainsong, Mode VIII

NUNC DIMITTIS: Plainsong setting, Tone VI; harm. Lodovico Grossi da Viadana (c. 1560-1627)

ANTHEM: Come, Holy Spirit – Peter R. Hallock

Jason Anderson, director • Gregory Bloch, reader & anthem soloist • Joel Bevington, cantor & anthem soloist • J. Scott Kovacs, anthem soloist

The Office of Compline for June 2, 2019

The Seventh Sunday of Easter: The Sunday after Ascension Day

ORISON: God is ascended (Tune: Gen Himmel aufgefahren ist) – German, 16th cent.; adapt. Peter R. Hallock (1924–2014)

PSALM 68:1-20 – Peter R. Hallock

HYMN: O Lord Most High, eternal King (Tune: Aeterne Rex altissime) – Plainsong, Mode I

NUNC DIMITTIS – Christopher Tye (c. 1505-1572)

ANTHEM: Ascendo ad Patrem meum – Blasius Amon (c. 1558-1590)

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

The Office of Compline for May 26, 2019

The Sixth Sunday of Easter

ORISON: ‘Beloved, let us love one another’ from In Praise of Singing – Alice Parker (b. 1925)

PSALM 67 – Plainsong, Tone VIII.5

HYMN: God himself is with us (Tune: Tysk) – from Psalm und Choralbuch, 1719; arr. Gregory Bloch

NUNC DIMITTIS: Plainsong, Tone VI; harm. Thomas Tomkins (1572-1656)

ANTHEM: Regina caeli – Robert White (c. 1538-1574)

Jason Anderson, director • Tyler Morse, reader • Jeremy Matheis, cantor