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The Office of Compline for February 20, 2022

The Seventh Sunday after the Epiphany

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

PSALM 33:12-22 – Peter R. Hallock (1924-2014)

HYMN: God is love (Tune: UBI CARITAS [MURRAY]) – A. Gregory Murray (1905-1992)

NUNC DIMITTIS – Dana Marsh (b. 1965)

ANTHEM: Ubi caritas – Maurice Duruflé (1902-1986); arr. men’s voices by Jeff Junkinsmith (b. 1956)

Jason Anderson, director • J. Scott Kovacs, reader • Derek Tilton, cantor

The Office of Compline for February 13, 2022

The Sixth Sunday after the Epiphany

ORISON: If ye love me – Thomas Tallis (c. 1505-1585)

PSALM 1 – Jason A. Anderson (b. 1976)

HYMN: Blest are the pure in heart (Tune: FRANCONIA) – Johann Balthasar König (1691-1758); adapt. and harm. William Henry Havergal (1793-1870)

NUNC DIMITTIS – Anonymous [No. 26], from The Lumley Books, c. 1547-1552

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

Jason Anderson, director • Josh Sandoz , reader • James Wilcox, cantor

The Office of Compline for February 6, 2022

The Fifth Sunday after the Epiphany

ORISON: Dear Lord and Father of mankind (Tune: REST) – Frederick Charles Maker (1844-1927)

PSALM 138 – Jason A. Anderson (b. 1976)

HYMN: Jesus calls us; o’er the tumult (Tune: RESTORATION) – mel. The Sacred Harp, 1835; arr. Gregory W. Bloch

NUNC DIMITTIS – Plainsong – Tone V.1

ANTHEM: Ambulans Jesus – Francisco Guerrero (1528-1599)

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

The Office of Compline for January 30, 2022

The Fourth Sunday after the Epiphany

ORISON: Now as the troubled day departs – M. Searle Wright (1918-2004)

PSALM 70 – Peter R. Hallock (1924-2014)

HYMN: God, that madest earth and heaven (Tune: AR HYD Y NOS) – Welsh melody; arr. Ralph Vaughan Williams (1872-1958) and Ernest Bullock (1890-1979)

NUNC DIMITTIS – Plainsong, Tone VIII; harm. John Holmes (d. 1629)

ANTHEM: A Hymn of Faith – Gregory W. Bloch (b. 1977) (world premiere)

Jason Anderson, director • Jeremy Matheis, reader • Joel Bevington, cantor

The Office of Compline for January 23, 2022

The Third Sunday after the Epiphany

ORISON: Blessed Jesus, at thy word we are gathered (Tune: LIEBSTER JESU) – mel. Johann Ahle (1625-1673); harm. George Palmer (1846-1926)

PSALM 19 – Plainsong, Tone III.4

HYMN: O Christ, the Word Incarnate (Tune: MUNICH) – harm. Felix Mendelssohn (1809-1847

NUNC DIMITTIS: Plainsong, Tone II; harm. John Holmes (d. 1629)

ANTHEM: Beati quorum via – Sir Charles Villiers Stanford (1852-1924); arr. Richard Barnes

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

The Office of Compline for January 16, 2022

The Second Sunday after the Epiphany

ORISON: Songs of thankfulness and praise (Tune: SALZBURG) – mel. Jakob Hintze (1622-1702); harm. Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750)

PSALM 36:5-10 – Jason A. Anderson (b. 1976)

HYMN: All praise to you, O Lord (Tune: CARLISLE) – Charles Lockhart (1745-1815)

NUNC DIMITTIS – Plainsong, Tone VI; harm. Orlando Gibbons (c. 1583-1625)

ANTHEM: Tribus miraculis – Luca Marenzio (1560-1599)

Jason Anderson, director • Vern Nicodemus, reader • Thomas Adams, cantor

The Office of Compline for January 9, 2022

The First Sunday after the Epiphany: The Baptism of Jesus

ORISON: ‘I come,’ the great Redeemer cries (Tune: THIS ENDRIS NYGHT) – English melody; harm. Ralph Vaughan Williams (1872-1958) and Martin Fallas Shaw (1875-1958)

PSALM 89:1-2, 20-29 – Peter R. Hallock (1924-2014)

HYMN: When Christ’s appearing was made known (Tune: ERHALT UNS, HERR) – melody from Geistliche Lieder, 1543

NUNC DIMITTIS – Melchior Franck (c. 1579-1639); arr. Robert Preston and Gregory Bloch

ANTHEM: The Baptism of Christ – Peter R. Hallock

Jason Anderson, director • David Gary, reader • Ken Peterson, cantor

The Office of Compline for February 14, 2021

This archived service of Compline was originally recorded February 11, 2018

The Last Sunday after the Epiphany

ORISON: Processional Psalm for Lucernarium – Carl C. Crosier (1945-2014)

PSALM 50:1-6 – Jason A. Anderson (b. 1976)

HYMN: Christ upon the mountain peak (Tune: Ibis) – melody Thomas Kuras (1950-1997); harm. Peter R. Hallock (1924-2014)

NUNC DIMITTIS: Plainsong, Tone VII; harm. Thomas Morley (1557-1602)

ANTHEM: Resplenduit facies – Tomás Luis de Victoria (1548-1611)

Jason Anderson, director • Joel Matter, reader • Jeremy Matheis, cantor

The Office of Compline for February 7, 2021

This archived service of Compline was originally recorded February 16, 2020

The Fifth Sunday after the Epiphany

ORISON: ‘Thy mercies fill the earth, O Lord’ from Six Hymns to Doctor Watts – Alice Parker (b. 1925)

PSALM 119:1-8 – Plainsong, Tone II.1

HYMN: Book of books, our people’s strength (Tune: Liebster Jesu) – mel. Johann Rudolph Ahle (1625-1673); harm. George Herbert Palmer (1846-1926) and J. S. Bach (1685-1750)

NUNC DIMITTIS: Dana Marsh (b. 1965)

ANTHEM: Beati quorum via – Sir Charles Villiers Stanford (1852-1924); arr. Richard Barnes

Jason Anderson, director • Joel Matter, reader • Tyler Morse, cantor

The Office of Compline for January 31, 2021

This archived service of Compline was originally recorded January 28, 2018

The Fourth Sunday after the Epiphany

ORISON: Blessed Jesus, at thy word we are gathered (Tune: Liebster Jesu) – mel. by Johann Rudolph Ahle (1625-1673); harm. George Herbert Palmer (1846-1926) and Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750)

PSALM 57 – Peter R. Hallock (1924-2014)

HYMN: Jesus, Lover of my soul (Tune: Aberystwyth) – Joseph Palmer (1841-1903)

NUNC DIMITTIS – Anonymous setting, Lumley Choir Books (c. 1547-1552)

ANTHEM: Domine non sum dignus – Tomás Luis de Victoria (1548-1611)

Jason Anderson, director • Jeffrey Ricco, reader • James Wilcox, cantor