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The Office of Compline for October 17, 2021

Compline Choir 65th Anniversary Celebration

ORISON: Bring us, O Lord God – Peter R. Hallock (1924-2014)

PSALM 91 – Peter R. Hallock

HYMN: I’ll praise my Maker while I’ve breath (Tune: OLD 113TH) – Melody from Strassburger Kirchenamt, 1525; harm. Peter R. Hallock (1924-2014)

NUNC DIMITTIS (2-part setting with bells) – Peter R. Hallock

ANTHEM: Jubilemus omnes – Peter R. Hallock

Jason Anderson, director • William Turnipseed, reader • Jeremy Matheis, cantor

The Office of Compline for October 10, 2021

The Twentieth Sunday after Pentecost

ORISON: God be in my head – Doug Fullington (b. 1969)

PSALM 90: 12-17 – Plainsong, Tone VIII.1

HYMN: My God, how wonderful thou art (Tune: WINDSOR) – mel. William Damon (c. 1540-c. 1591), alt;. harm. Henchman & Hancock, 1754; Booke of Musicke, 1591; and The Academic Hymnal, 1899

NUNC DIMITTIS: Plainsong, Tone III.6

ANTHEM: I will call upon God – Charles Wood (1866-1926)

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

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.