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The Office of Compline for November 26, 2017

The Last Sunday after Pentecost

November 26, 2017

ORISON: O Jesus, crowned with all renown (Tune: Kingsfold) – English melody; arr. Ralph Vaughan Williams (1872-1958)

PSALMS 82 & 150 – Peter R. Hallock (1924-2014) and Charles Villiers Stanford (1852-1924)

HYMN: Jesus, our mighty Lord (Tune: Monks Gate) – Sussex melody; arr. Ralph Vaughan Williams

NUNC DIMITTIS – Plainsong, Tone VIII; harm. John Holmes (d. 1629)

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

Jason Anderson, director • Joel Matter, reader • James Wilcox, cantor

The Office of Compline for November 19, 2017

The 24th Sunday after Pentecost

November 19, 2017

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

PSALM 46 – Hallock

HYMN: I’ll praise my Maker while I’ve breath (Tune: Old 113th) – melody from Strassburger Kirchenamt, 1525; harm. Hallock

NUNC DIMITTIS (2-part setting with handbells) – Hallock

ANTHEM: If we could shut the gate – Hallock *

Jason Anderson, director • Tyler Morse, reader • Joel Bevington, cantor

* Tom Dziekonski, violin • Les Martin, organ

The Office of Compline for November 12, 2017

The 23rd Sunday after Pentecost

November 12, 2017

ORISON: O day of God, draw nigh (Tune: Saint Michael) – Louis Bourgeois (c. 1510-c. 1561); harm. William Henry Monk (1823-1889)

PSALM 73 – Peter R. Hallock (1924-2014)

HYMN: Rejoice! rejoice, believers, and let your lights appear (Tune: Llangloffan) – mel. from Hymnau a Thonau er Gwasanaeth yr Eglwys yng Nghymru, 1865; harm. The English Hymnal, 1906

NUNC DIMITTIS – James Bassi (b. 1961)

ANTHEM: Audivi vocem de caelo – Thomas Tallis (c. 1505-1585)

Jason Anderson, director • William Turnipseed, organist • Jeffrey Ricco, reader • Jeremy Matheis, cantor

The Office of Compline for October 29, 2017

The 21st Sunday after Pentecost

October 29, 2017

ORISON: If ye love me – Thomas Tallis (c. 1505-1585)

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

HYMN: Book of books, our people’s strength (Tune: Leibster Jesu) – melody by Johann Rudolph Ahle (1625-1673); harm. George Herbert Palmer (1846-1926) and Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750)

NUNC DIMITTIS – Plainsong, Tone VI; harm. Orlando Gibbons (c. 1583-1625)

ANTHEM: I will meditate – Richard T. Proulx (1937-2010)

Jason Anderson, director • Vernon Nicodemus, reader • Tyler Morse, cantor

The Office of Compline for October 15, 2017

The 19th Sunday after Pentecost

October 15, 2017

ORISON: Blest are the pure in heart – M. Searle Wright (1918-2004)

PSALM 23 – Peter R. Hallock (1924-2014)

HYMN: The King of love my Shepherd is (Tune: Saint Columba) – Irish melody; stzs. 1-5 harm. Hymnal 1940; stz. 6 harm. Hallock

NUNC DIMITTIS: Plainsong, Tone I; harm. William Byrd (1543-1623)

ANTHEM: O bone Jesu – Orlande de Lassus (1532-1594)


Jason Anderson, director • William Turnipseed, reader • Joel Bevington, cantor

Hymn soloists: Joel Bevington, tenor & Tyler Morse, alto

The Office of Compline for October 8, 2017

The 18th Sunday after Pentecost

October 8, 2017

ORISON: Lord, make us servants of your peace (Tune: Dickinson College) – Lee Hastings Bristol, Jr. (1923-1979)

PSALM 148 – Peter R. Hallock (1924-2014)

HYMN: Most High, omnipotent, good Lord (Tune: Assissi) – Alfred Morton Smith (1879-1971)

NUNC DIMITTIS: Plainsong setting, Tone V.1

ANTHEM: i thank You God for most this amazing day – Tyler A. Morse (b. 1990) [premiere]


Jason Anderson, director • Jeffrey Ricco, reader • Jeremy Matheis, cantor

The Office of Compline for October 1, 2017

The 17th Sunday after Pentecost • October 1, 2017

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)

HYMN: When all thy mercies, O my God, my rising soul surveys (Tune: Durham) – mel. and bass by Thomas Ravenscroft, harm. Samuel Sebastian Wesley (1810-1876)

NUNC DIMITTIS: Plainsong, Tone VI; harm. Anonymous, 16th cent.

ANTHEM: Inclina, Domine, aurem tuam – Cristobal de Morales (c. 1500-1553)

Jason Anderson, director • Jeremy Matheis, reader • Thomas Adams, cantor

The Office of Compline for September 24, 2017

September 24, 2017

The 16th Sunday after Pentecost

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

PSALM 89:1, 2, 20-29 – 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 in E – Charles Wood (1866-1926)

ANTHEM: Nisi Dominus – Giovanni Matteo Asola (c. 1532-1609)

Jason Anderson, director • Tyler Morse, reader • James Wilcox, cantor

Quartet in Anthem: Tyler Morse and Joel Bevington, altos  Arvind Narayanan, tenor  David Gary, bass

The Office of Compline for September 17, 2017

September 17, 2017

The 15th Sunday after Pentecost

ORISON: Peace, perfect peace (Tune: Song 46) – Orlando Gibbons (c. 1583-1625)

PSALM 103 – Peter R. Hallock (1924-2014)

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

NUNC DIMITTIS: Plainsong, Tone III; harm. Carolus Andreas (d. 1627)

ANTHEM: Be unto me, O Lord, a tower – William Byrd (1543-1623)

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

The Office of Compline for September 10, 2017

The 14th 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 119:33-48 – Peter R. Hallock (1924–2014)

HYMN: Help us, O Lord, to learn the truths your word imparts (Tune: St. Ethelwald) – William Henry Monk (1823–1889)

NUNC DIMITTIS: Plainsong, Tone I; harm. Carolus Andreas (d. 1627)

ANTHEM: I give you a new commandment– John Sheppard (c. 1515–1558)

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