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The Office of Compline for March 21, 2021

The Fifth Sunday in Lent

ORISON: ‘Psalm 51’ from Six Hymns to Doctor Watts – Alice Parker (b. 1925)

PSALM 51 – Peter R. Hallock (1924-2014) [Psalter, p. 68]

* OFFICE HYMN: O Christ, you are both light and day (Tune: Christe, qui Lux es et dies) – Plainsong, Mode II; Mailander Hymnem, 15th cent.

* NUNC DIMITTIS – Plainsong setting, Tone IV.2

ANTHEM: Peccavimus cum patribus – Jean Richafort (c. 1480-c. 1550) [Secunda pars of Emendemus in melius PDF / recording]

Jason Anderson, director • Gregory Bloch , reader • James Wilcox, cantor

The Office of Compline for March 14, 2021

The Fourth Sunday in Lent: Laetare

ORISON: Laetare Jerusalem – Plainsong, Mode V

PSALM 107:1-3, 17-22 – Plainsong, Tone V.1

* OFFICE HYMN: O Christ, you are both light and day (Tune: Christe, qui Lux es et dies) – Plainsong, Mode II; Mailander Hymnem, 15th cent.

* NUNC DIMITTIS – Plainsong setting, Tone IV.2

ANTHEM: Media vita in morte sumus – Pierre de Manchicourt (c. 1510–1564)

Jason Anderson, director • Jeffrey Ricco , reader • Thomas Adams, cantor

The Office of Compline for March 7, 2021

The Third Sunday in Lent

ORISON: Lord Jesus, think on me (Tune: Southwell) – from Daman’s Psalter, 1579; adapt. Hymnal 1940; fauxbourdon harm. Peter R. Hallock (1924-2014)

PSALM 19 – Plainsong, Tone III.4

OFFICE HYMN: O Christ, you are both light and day (Tune: Christe, qui Lux es et dies) – Plainsong, Mode II; Mailander Hymnem, 15th cent.

NUNC DIMITTIS – Plainsong setting, Tone IV.2

ANTHEM: Emendemus in melius – Jean Richafort (c. 1480-c. 1550)

Jason Anderson, director • Josh Sandoz, reader • Ken Peterson, cantor

The Office of Compline for February 28, 2021

The Second Sunday in Lent

ORISON: What wondrous love is this (Tune: Wondrous Love) – mel. from The Southern Harmony, 1835; harm. Richard T. Proulx (1937-2010)

PSALM 22:22-30 – Peter R. Hallock (1924-2014)

OFFICE HYMN: O Christ, you are both light and day (Tune: Christe, qui Lux es et dies) – Plainsong, Mode II; Mailander Hymnem, 15th cent.

NUNC DIMITTIS – Plainsong setting, Tone IV.2

ANTHEM: Spem in alium – Jachet de Mantua (1483-1559)

Jason Anderson, director & reader • Derek Tilton, cantor

The Office of Compline for February 21, 2021

The First Sunday in Lent

ORISON: Remember, O thou man – Thomas Ravenscroft (c. 1582-c. 1635)

PSALM 25:1-8, 10-11, 13-14, 21 – Peter R. Hallock (1924-2014)

OFFICE HYMN: O Christ, you are both light and day (Tune: Christe, qui Lux es et dies) – Plainsong, Mode II; Mailander Hymnem, 15th cent.

NUNC DIMITTIS – Plainsong setting, Tone IV.2

ANTHEM: In pace, in idipsum – Christopher Tye (c. 1505-1572/3)

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

The Office of Compline for March 29, 2020

The Fifth Sunday in Lent

ORISON: By gracious powers so wonderfully sheltered (Tune: Intercessor) – Charles Hubert Hastings Parry (1848-1918)

PSALM 130 – Peter R. Hallock (1924-2014)

HYMN: Out of the depths I call (Tune: Saint Bride) – Samuel Howard (1710-1782)

NUNC DIMITTIS: Plainsong setting, Tone V.1

ANTHEM: Lamentations of Jeremiah – Jacob Arcadelt (c. 1507-1568)

Jason Anderson, director • Josh Sandoz, reader • Thomas Adams, cantor

The Office of Compline for March 22, 2020

The Fourth Sunday in Lent: Laetare

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

PSALM 23 (Setting I) – Peter R. Hallock

OFFICE HYMN 44: To you before the close of day (Tune: Te lucis ante terminum) – Plainsong, Mode VIII, Antiphonale Sarisburiense, vol. II.

NUNC DIMITTIS: Plainsong setting, Tone V.1

ANTHEM: Lamentations of Jeremiah – Alfonso Ferrabosco the Younger (c. 1575-1628)

Jason Anderson, director • Tyler Morse, reader •  Derek Curtis-Tilton, cantor

The Office of Compline for March 15, 2020

The Third Sunday in Lent

ORISON: O Holy Spirit, by whose breath, life rises (Tune: Veni Creator Spiritus)– Plainsong, Mode VIII

PSALM 91 – Plainsong, Tone IV.4

HYMN: All who love and serve your city (Tune: Charlestown) – mel. from The Southern Harmony, 1835; harm. Alastair Cassels-Brown (1927-2001), alt., and Jason A. Anderson (b. 1976)

NUNC DIMITTIS: Plainsong setting, Tone V.1

ANTHEM: Lamentations of Jeremiah (Setting I) – Thomas Tallis (c. 1505-1585)

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

The Office of Compline for March 8, 2020

The Second Sunday in Lent

ORISON: Reminiscere miserationum tuarum – Plainsong, Mode IV

PSALM 121 – H. Walford Davies (1869-1941)

HYMN: What wondrous love is this (Tune: Wondrous Love) – mel. from The Southern Harmony, 1835; harm. Richard T. Proulx (1937-2010)

NUNC DIMITTIS: Plainsong setting, Tone V.1

ANTHEM: Lamentations of Jeremiah – Juan de Lienas (c. 1617-1654)

Jason Anderson, director • Jeffrey Ricco, reader • Joel Bevington, cantor

Tyler Morse & Gregory Bloch, Psalm soloists

The Office of Compline for March 1, 2020

The First Sunday in Lent

ORISON: Invocabit me – Plainsong, Mode VIII

PSALM 32 – Plainsong, Tone III.4

HYMN: Remember, O thou man – Thomas Ravenscroft (c. 1582-c. 1635)

NUNC DIMITTIS: Plainsong, Tone V.1

ANTHEM: In jejunio et fletu – Thomas Tallis (c. 1505-1585)

Jason Anderson, director • Gregory Bloch, reader • Thomas Adams, cantor