Tag Archives: Pentecost

The Office of Compline for July 3, 2022

The Fourth Sunday after Pentecost

ORISON: ‘Phos hilaron,’ from The Evening Service – Stephen Sturk (b. 1950)

PSALM 66:1-11 – Peter R. Hallock (1924-2014)

HYMN: All through the night (Tune: AR HYD Y NOS) – Welsh melody; arr. Ralph Vaughan Williams (1872-1958)

NUNC DIMITTIS from The Evening Service – Stephen Sturk

ANTHEM: ‘In pace’ from Three Latin Motets – Grayston Ives (b. 1948)

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

The Office of Compline for June 26, 2022

The Third Sunday after Pentecost

ORISON: O gladsome Light (Tune: LE CANTIQUE DE SIMÉON) – mel. Loys Bourgeois (c. 1510-1559); harm. Claude Goudimel (1514-1572)

PSALM 16 – Jason A. Anderson (b. 1976)

HYMN: The day thou gavest, Lord, is ended (Tune: COMMANDMENTS) – Loys Bourgeois (c. 1510-1559)

NUNC DIMITTIS – Plainsong, Tone III.6

ANTHEM: Sometimes I feel like a motherless child – African-American Spiritual, arr. Brian Fairbanks (b. 1968)

Jeremy Matheis, director • Joel Matter, reader • Joel Bevington, cantor

The Office of Compline for June 19, 2022

The Second Sunday after Pentecost

ORISON: ‘Phos hilaron’ from Music for Compline – Kevin Siegfried (b. 1969)

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

OFFICE HYMN: ‘Te lucis ante terminum’ from Music for Compline – Kevin Siegfried

NUNC DIMITTIS – Dana Marsh (b. 1965)

ANTHEM: There is a balm in Gilead – African-American Spiritual; arr. Jeff Junkinsmith (b. 1956)

Jeremy Matheis, director • J. Scott Kovacs , reader • Thomas Adams, cantor

The Office of Compline for June 13, 2022

The First Sunday after Pentecost: Trinity Sunday

ORISON: O Trinity of blessed Light – Jeff Junkinsmith (b. 1956)

PSALM 113 – Jason A. Anderson (b. 1976)

HYMN: Holy God, we praise thy Name (Tune: GROSSER GOTT) – mel. from Katholisches Gesangbuch, 1686; harm. Charles Winfred Douglas (1867-1944), after Conrad Kocher (1786-1872); vs. 4 harm. Rejoice in the Lord, 1985

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

ANTHEM: Let us now laud and magnify with music – William Mundy (c. 1529-c. 1591)

Jason Anderson, director • Jeremy Matheis , reader • Ken Peterson, cantor

The Office of Compline for June 5, 2022

Day of Pentecost: Whitsunday

ORISON: Veni Sancte Spiritus – Plainsong, Mode I

PSALM 104:25-32, 35-37 – Peter R. Hallock (1924–2014)

HYMN: O thou who camest from above (Tune: HEREFORD) – Samuel Sebastian Wesley (1810-1876)

NUNC DIMITTIS – Christopher Tye (c. 1505-c. 1573)

ANTHEM: O Lord, give thy Holy Spirit – Thomas Tallis (c. 1505-1585)

Jason Anderson, director • Josh Sandoz , reader • Jeremy Matheis, cantor

The Office of Compline for November 21, 2021

The Last Sunday after Pentecost: Christ the King

ORISON: ‘Psalm 95’ from Six Hymns to Doctor Watts – Alice Parker (b. 1925)

PSALMS 93 and 150 – Plainsong, Tone VIII.3 and Charles Villiers Stanford (1852-1924)

HYMN: Now thank we all our God (Tune: NUN DANKET ALLE GOTT) – mel. Johann Crüger (1598-1662); harm. Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750), The Academic Hymnal, 1899, and Felix Mendelssohn (1809-1847)

NUNC DIMITTIS – Jeff Junkinsmith (b. 1956)

ANTHEM: Great Lord of lords – Charles Wood (1866-1926)

Jason Anderson, director • Gregory Bloch, reader • Ken Peterson, cantor

The Office of Compline for November 14, 2021

The 25th Sunday after Pentecost

ORISON: Let saints on earth in concert sing (Tune: DUNDEE) – mel. from The CL Psalmes of David, 1615; harm. Thomas Ravenscroft (c. 1592-c. 1635), alt

PSALM 16 – Jason A. Anderson (b. 1976)

HYMN: For thy dear saints, O Lord (Tune: SAINT GEORGE) – Henry John Gauntlett (1805-1876); vs. 4 harm. Christopher à Becket-Williams (1890-1956)

NUNC DIMITTIS – Plainsong, Tone I; harm. William Byrd (c. 1540-1623)

ANTHEM: Christus est Stella – Peter R. Hallock

Jason Anderson, director • David Gary, reader • Derek Tilton, cantor

The Office of Compline for October 24, 2021

The Twenty-second Sunday after Pentecost

ORISON: Help me, O Lord, thy way to keep – Shaker tune, arr. Kevin Siegfried (b. 1969)

PSALM 126 – Peter R. Hallock (1924-2014)

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

NUNC DIMITTIS – Plainsong, Tone III.6

ANTHEM: Lord, it is night – Donald Skirvin (b. 1946) [premiere]

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

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