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The Office of Compline for September 19, 2021

The Seventeenth Sunday after Pentecost

ORISON: Now cheer our hearts this eventide (Tune: Ach bleib bei uns) – Geistliche Lieder, Leipzig, 1589; harm. Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750)

PSALM 54 – Jason A. Anderson (b. 1976)

HYMN: Lord, whose love through humble service (Tune: Saint Helena) – Calvin Hampton (1938-1984)

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

ANTHEM: O bone Jesu – Alonso de Tejeda (c. 1540-1628)

Jason Anderson, director • Joel Matter, reader • Derek Tilton, cantor

The Office of Compline for September 12, 2021

The Sixteenth Sunday after Pentecost

ORISON: Hope of the world, thou Christ of great compassion (Tune: Donne secours) – mel. from Trente quatre pseaumes de David, 1551; harm. Claude Goudimel (c. 1514-1572)

PSALM 116 – Peter R. Hallock (1924-2014)

HYMN: Cross of Jesus, cross of sorrow (Tune: Cross of Jesus) – John Stainer (1840-1901)

NUNC DIMITTIS – Plainsong, Tone I; harm. Lodovico Grossi da Viadana (c. 1560-1627)

ANTHEM: We adore you, O Christ – Richard T. Proulx (1937-2010)

Jeremy Matheis, director • David Gary, reader • Fred McIlroy, cantor

The Office of Compline for September 5, 2021

The Fifteenth Sunday after Pentecost

ORISON: Maker of all things, God most high – Thomas Tallis (c. 1505-1585)

PSALM 146 – Plainsong, Tone IV.2

HYMN: Abide with me (Tune: Eventide) – William Henry Monk (1823-1889)

NUNC DIMITTIS: from The First Service – Plainsong, Tone IV; harm. Philip Moore (b. 1943)

ANTHEM: Look down, O Lord – William Byrd (c. 1540-1623)

Jason Anderson, director • J. Scott Kovacs, reader • Jeremy Matheis, cantor

The Office of Compline for August 29, 2021

The Fourteenth Sunday after Pentecost

ORISON: Now cheer our hearts this eventide – Nathan Jensen (b. 1968)

PSALM 15 (Setting I) – Peter R. Hallock (1924-2014)

HYMN: Now the day is over (Tune: Merrial) – Joseph Barnby (1838-1896)

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

ANTHEM: Salva nos, Domine, vigilantes – Jean Mouton (ca. 1459-1522)

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

The Office of Compline for August 22, 2021

The Thirteenth Sunday after Pentecost

ORISON: The shadows of the evening hours – Erin Aas (b. 1974)

PSALM 34:15-22 – Plainsong, Tone V.2

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: Salva nos, Domine, vigilantes – Jacob Handl (1551-1591)

Jason Anderson, director • Jeremy Matheis, reader • Derek Tilton, cantor

The Office of Compline for August 8, 2021

The Eleventh Sunday after Pentecost

ORISON: Round me falls the night – melody by A. Drese (1620-1701); verse 1 harm. S.S. Wesley (1824-1899); verse 2 harm. Henry Ley (1887-1962); verse 3 harm. J. S. Bach (1685-1750)

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

OFFICE HYMN: Te lucis ante terminum (Before the ending of the day) – Plainsong, Mode VIII; harm. Orlande de Lassus (1532-1594)

NUNC DIMITTIS: Plainsong, Tonus peregrinus; harm. William Byrd (c. 1540-1623)

ANTHEM: Be unto me, O Lord, a tower — William Byrd

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

The Office of Compline for August 1, 2021

The Tenth Sunday after Pentecost

ORISON: The shadows of the evening hours – Joshua Haberman (b. 1982)

PSALM: Psalm 46 – Peter R. Hallock (1924-2014)

HYMN: The duteous day now closeth (Tune: O Welt, ich muss dich lassen) – mel. att. Heinrich Isaac (c. 1450-1517); harm. Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750)

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

ANTHEM: In pace – John Sheppard (c. 1515-1558)

Jeremy Matheis, director • Jeffrey Ricco, reader • James Wilcox, cantor

The Office of Compline for July 25, 2021

Compline this Sunday is sung the Women’s Compline Choir, directed by Rebekah Gilmore*

The Ninth Sunday after Pentecost

ORISON: Alleluia – Stephanie Martin (b. 1962)

PSALM: Psalm 14 – Plainchant, Tone III.4

HYMN: Te lucis ante terminum – Jeff Junkinsmith (b. 1956) [World Premiere]

NUNC DIMITTIS: Jeff Junkinsmith (b. 1956) [-dedicated to the Women’s Compline Choir (World Premiere)]

ANTHEM: Of The Glorious City – Stephanie Martin (b. 1962)

Rebekah Gilmore, director • Jamie Balducci, reader • Natalie Ingrisano, cantor

*Please note, there are some digital artifacts present in this recording due to issues with our streaming capture. Efforts have been taken to minimize them. We apologize for these distractions.

The Office of Compline for July 18, 2021

Compline this Sunday is sung the Women’s Compline Choir, directed by Rebekah Gilmore

The Eighth Sunday after Pentecost

ORISON:  Holy Manna – Southern Harmony, arranged by Kevin Siegfried (1969-)

PSALM: Psalm 23 – Peter R. Hallock (1924-2014) arranged by Jeff Reynolds

HYMN: Tantum Ergo – Stephanie Martin (b. 1962)

NUNC DIMITTIS: Plainsong setting, Tone V 1; harm. Thomas Morley (1557-1602)

ANTHEM: Salve Regina – Javier Busto (b. 1949)

Rebekah Gilmore, director • Sibyl Adams, reader • Sarra Sharif Doyle, cantor

The Office of Compline for July 11, 2021

The Seventh Sunday after Pentecost (Proper 10B)

ORISON: The day thou gavest, Lord, is ended (Tune: Les Commandements) – mel. Louis Bourgeois (c. 1510-c. 1559); harm. Claude Goudimel (c. 1514-1572)

PSALM 85:7-13 – Jason A. Anderson (b. 1976)

HYMN: O holy Splendor of eternal Light (Tune: Coolinge) – Cyril Vincent Tayler (1907-1991); adapt. Gregory Bloch

NUNC DIMITTIS – Jeff Junkinsmith (b. 1956)

ANTHEM: Jesu, dulcis memoria – Iain Quinn (b. 1973)

Jason Anderson, director • Gregory Bloch, reader • Michael Bennett, cantor