Tag Archives: Pentecost

The Office of Compline for June 20, 2021

The Fourth Sunday after Pentecost (Proper 7B)

ORISON: Dear Lord and Father of mankind – M. Searle Wright (1918-2004)

PSALM 107:1-3, 23-32 – Plainsong, Tone V.1

HYMN 579: Almighty Father, strong to save (Tune: Melita) – John Bacchus Dykes (1823-1876)

NUNC DIMITTIS – Richard T. Proulx (1937-2010)

ANTHEM: Domine salva nos – William Byrd (c. 1540-1623)

Jason Anderson, director • J. Scott Kovacs, reader • Michael Bennett, cantor

The Office of Compline for June 13, 2021

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 91 (Setting II) – Peter R. Hallock (1925-2014)

HYMN: Almighty God, your word is cast like seed (Tune: Walden) – Jane Marshall (1924-2019)

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

ANTHEM: Iustus germinabit sicut lilium – Jacob Gallus (1550-1591)

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

The Office of Compline for June 6, 2021

The Second Sunday after Pentecost

ORISON: Slowly the rays of daylight fade – M. Searle Wright (1918-2004)

PSALM 130 – Peter R. Hallock (1924-2014)

HYMN: Out of the depths I call (Tune: Saint Bride) – Samuel Howard (1710-1782) and Geoffrey Shaw (1879-1943)

NUNC DIMITTIS – Plainsong, Tone IV; harm. Anonymous 16th cent. composer; adapt. Bernarr Rainbow (1914-1998)

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

Jason Anderson, director • Josh Sandoz , reader • Derek Tilton, cantor

The Office of Compline for May 30, 2021

The First Sunday after Pentecost: Trinity Sunday

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

PSALMS 93 & 150 – Plainsong, Tone VIII.3 & Charles Villiers Stanford (1852-1924); arr. for men’s voices by Peter R. Hallock (1924-2014)

HYMN: Holy Father, cheer our way (Tune: Ton-Mân) – David Evans (1874-1948)

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

ANTHEM: Great Lord of lords – Charles Wood

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

The Office of Compline for May 23, 2021

Whitsunday: The Day of Pentecost

ORISON: ‘Come, thou Holy Spirit, come!’, from Ten Orisons – M. Searle Wright (1918-2004)

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

HYMN 504: Come, Holy Ghost, our souls inspire (Tune: Veni Creator Spiritus)– Plainsong, Mode VIII

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

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

Jeremy Matheis, director • Joel Matter, reader • Michael Bennett, cantor

The Office of Compline for November 22, 2020

The Last Sunday after Pentecost: Christ the King

ORISON: The head that once was crowned with thorns (Tune: Saint Magnus) –Melody from Divine Companion, 1707; harm. William Henry Monk (1823-1889)

PSALM 95 – Plainsong, Tone IV.4

HYMN: Judge eternal, throned in splendor (Tune: Komm, o komm, du Geist) – Melody from Neu-vermehrtes und zu Ubung Christl. Gottseligkeit Meiningisches Gesangbuch, 1693

NUNC DIMITTIS – Plainsong, Tone VII.1

ANTHEM: Ave Rex noster – Giovanni Matteo Asola (c. 1524-1609)

Jason Anderson, director & reader • Joel Bevington, cantor

The Office of Compline for November 15, 2020

November 15, 2020 – The 24th Sunday after Pentecost

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

PSALM 90:1-12 – Plainsong, Tone IV.4

HYMN: O God, our help in ages past (Tune: Saint Anne) – mel. att. William Croft (1678-1727); harm. William Henry Monk (1823-1889)

NUNC DIMITTIS – Plainsong setting, Tone VII.1

ANTHEM: Submit yourselves – John Shepherd (c. 1520-c. 1563)

Jeremy Matheis, director • Josh Sandoz, reader • Thomas Adams, cantor

The Office of Compline for November 8, 2020

November 8, 2020 – The 23rd Sunday after Pentecost

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

PSALM 4 – Plainsong, Tone IV.1

HYMN: For thy dear saints, O Lord (Tune: Saint George) – Henry John Gauntlett (1805-1876) and Christopher à Becket-Williams (1890-1956)

NUNC DIMITTIS – Plainsong setting, Tone VII.1

ANTHEM: Audivi vocem de caelo – Plainsong, Mode I; harm. Thomas Tallis (c. 1505-1585)

Jeremy Matheis, director & reader • Derek Tilton, cantor

The Office of Compline for October 25, 2020

The 21st Sunday after Pentecost

ORISON: Slowly the rays of daylight fade – M. Searle Wright (1918-2004)

PSALM 1 – Plainsong, Tone I.1

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

NUNC DIMITTIS – Plainsong, Tone VII.1

ANTHEM: Christe, filii Dei – Josquin des Prez (c.?1450/1455-1521)

Jason Anderson, director • Gregory Bloch, reader • Joel Bevington, cantor

The Office of Compline for October 18, 2020

The 20th Sunday after Pentecost

ORISON: Dear Lord and Father of mankind – M. Searle Wright (1918-2004)

PSALM 96:1-9 – Plainsong, Tone V.1

HYMN: I heard the voice of Jesus say, “Come unto me and rest” (Tune: The Third Tune) – Thomas Tallis (c. 1505-1585)

NUNC DIMITTIS – Plainsong, Tone VII.1

ANTHEM: Visita quaesumus, Domine – William Byrd (1540-1623)

Jason Anderson, director • Tyler Morse, reader • Fred McIlroy, cantor