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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

The Office of Compline for October 11, 2020

The 19th Sunday after Pentecost (Proper 23A)

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

PSALM 23 – Plainsong, Tone VII.3

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

NUNC DIMITTIS – Plainsong, Tone VII.1

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

Jeremy Matheis, reader & director • Thomas Adams, cantor

The Office of Compline for September 20, 2020

The 16th Sunday after Pentecost (Proper 20A)

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

PSALM 31:1-5, 15-16 – Plainsong, Tone IV.2

HYMN: Where cross the crowded ways of life (Tune: Gardiner) – from Sacred Melodies, 1815; harm. William Gardiner (1770-1853)

NUNC DIMITTIS – Plainsong setting, Tone VII.1

ANTHEM: Tu solus, qui facis mirabilia – Josquin des Prez (c.?1450/1455-1521)

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

The Office of Compline for September 13, 2020

The 15th Sunday after Pentecost

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

PSALM 103 – Plainsong, Tone VIII.5

HYMN: In your mercy, Lord, you called me (Tune: Halton Holgate) – William Boyce (1711-1779)

NUNC DIMITTIS – Plainsong, Tone III.6

ANTHEM: Be unto me, O Lord, a tower — William Byrd (c. 1540/1543-1623)

Jason Anderson, director • Gregory Bloch, reader • James Wilcox, cantor

The Office of Compline for September 6, 2020

September 6, 2020 • The 14th Sunday after Pentecost (Proper 18A)

ORISON: O lux beata Trinitas – Ronald Arnatt (1930-2018)

PSALM 119:33-(40)48 (Setting I) – Peter R. Hallock (1924-2014)

HYMN: Jesus, thou joy of loving hearts (Tune: Christe Redemptor) – Sarum Plainsong, Mode I

NUNC DIMITTIS from Evening Service in G – Charles Wood (1866-1926)

ANTHEM: Out of the deep – Thomas Tomkins (1572-1656)

Jason Anderson, director & Cantor • Scott Kovacs , reader

The Office of Compline for August 30, 2020

The 13th Sunday after Pentecost (Proper 17A)

ORISON: 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)

PSALM 4 – Plainsong, Tone IV.1

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

NUNC DIMITTIS: Plainsong setting, Tone III.6

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

Jeremy Matheis, director • Thomas Adams, cantor • Jeffrey Ricco, reader