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The Office of Compline for April 3, 2022

The Fifth Sunday in Lent

ORISON: Judica me Deus – Plainsong, Mode IV

PSALM 126 – Plainsong, Tone I.9

HYMN: Drop, drop, slow tears (Tune: SONG 46) – Orlando Gibbons (1583-1625)

NUNC DIMITTIS – Plainsong setting, Tone IV.2

ANTHEM: Lamentations of Jeremiah – Osbert Parsley (c. 1511-1585)

Jason Anderson, director • William Turnipseed , reader • James Wilcox, cantor

The Office of Compline for March 27, 2022

The Fourth Sunday in Lent

ORISON: Laetare Jerusalem – Plainsong, Mode V

PSALM 32 – Peter R. Hallock (1924-2014)

HYMN: Kind Maker of the world (Tune: A LA VENUE DE NOËL) – mel. from Fleurs des noels, 1535

NUNC DIMITTIS – Plainsong setting, Tone IV.2

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

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

The Office of Compline for March 20, 2022

The Third Sunday in Lent

ORISON: Oculi mei – Plainsong, Mode VII

PSALM 63:1-8 – Plainsong, Tone II.1

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

NUNC DIMITTIS – Plainsong setting, Tone IV.2

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

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

The Office of Compline for March 13, 2022

The Second Sunday in Lent

ORISON: Reminiscere miserationum tuarum – Plainsong, Mode IV

PSALM 27:10-18 – Plainsong, Tone VIII.1

HYMN: Eternal light, shine in my heart (Tune: ACH BLEIB BEI UNS) – mel. Samuel Scheidt (1587-1654); harm. Seth Calvisius (1556-1615)

NUNC DIMITTIS – Plainsong setting, Tone IV.2

ANTHEM: Lamentations of Jeremiah – Jacob Handl (1550-1591)

Jason Anderson, director • Gregory Bloch, reader • Jeremy Matheis, cantor

The Office of Compline for March 6, 2022

The First Sunday in Lent

ORISON: Invocabit me – Plainsong, Mode VIII

PSALM 91 – Plainsong, Tone IV.4

HYMN: Lord, who throughout these forty days (Tune: SAINT FLAVIAN) – mel. from Day’s Psalter, 1562; harm. Richard Redhead (1820-1901) and Giles Farnaby (c. 1563-1640), adapt.

NUNC DIMITTIS – Plainsong setting, Tone IV.2

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

Jason Anderson, director • David Gary, reader • Thomas Adams, cantor

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