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The Office of Compline for August 26, 2018

August 26, 2018

The Fourteenth Sunday after Pentecost

ORISON: Dear Lord and Father of mankind (Tune: Rest) – Frederick Charles Maker (1844-1927)

PSALM 34:15-22 – Plainsong, Tone V.2

HYMN: My God, how wonderful thou art (Tune: Windsor) – mel. William Damon (c. 1540-c. 1591), alt;. harm. Booke of Musicke, 1591

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

ANTHEM: In manus tuas– John Sheppard (ca. 1515 – 1559)

Ken Pendergrass, director * Greg Bloch, reader * Joel Bevington, cantor

The Office of Compline for August 19, 2018

August 19, 2018 The 13th Sunday after Pentecost

ORISON: The shadows of the evening hours – Erin Aas (b. 1974)

PSALM 34:9-16 – Plainsong, Tone V.2

HYMN: Abide with me (Tune: Eventide) – William Henry Monk (1823-1889)

NUNC DIMITTIS – Erin Aas

ANTHEM: Salva nos, Domine, vigilantes – Jacob Handl (1551-1591) *

Jason Anderson, director • Joel Matter, reader • Ken Peterson, cantor

* Choir 1 Quartet: Thomas Adams and Joel Bevington, altos • Arvind Narayanan, tenor • J. Scott Kovacs, bass

The Office of Compline for August 12, 2018

Church Calendar notation: The Twelfth Sunday after Pentecost

ORISON: Blest Are the Pure in Heart – Searle Wright (1918-2004)

PSALM 34:1-8 – plainsong, Mode V.2

HYMN: Sing We of the Blessed Mother – melody: Rustington, Charles Hubert Hastings Parry (1848-1918)

NUNC DIMITTIS: setting for double choir by Charles Wood (1866-1926)

ANTHEM: Ave Maria – Franz Biebl (1906-2001)
Soloists: Joel Matter, Layne Benofsky, Tyler Morse

Jeremy Matheis, director • Tyler Morse, reader • Thomas Adams, cantor

The Office of Compline for July 29, 2018

July 29, 2018

The Tenth Sunday after Pentecost

ORISON: O Christ, You are Both Light and Day – Tune: COMPLINE by David Hurd (b. 1950)

PSALMS  134 & 4 – setting by Peter R. Hallock (1924-2014)

HYMN: The Duteous Day Now Closeth – melody attributed to Heinrich Isaac (1450-1517); harmonized by J.S. Bach (1685-1750)

NUNC DIMITTIS: setting for two voices by Richard Proulx (1937-2010)

ANTHEM: I Will Call Upon God – Charles Wood (1866-1926)

Jeremy Matheis, director • William Turnipseed, reader • Derek Curtis-Tilton, cantor

The Office of Compline for July 15, 2018

July 15, 2018

The Eighth Sunday after Pentecost

ORISON: Christ is made the sure foundation (Tune: Urbs Beata Jerusalem) – Plainsong, Mode II, Nevers MS., 13th cent.

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

HYMN: All who love and serve your city (Tune: Charlestown) – mel. from The Southern Harmony, 1835

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

ANTHEM: Steal away to Jesus – African-American Spiritual; arr. Dale Adelmann (b. 1961)

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

The Office of Compline for July 8, 2018

July 8, 2018

The Seventh Sunday after Pentecost

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

PSALM 123 [first performance] – Jason A. Anderson (b. 1976)

HYMN: Amazing grace! how sweet the sound (Tune: New Britain) – arr. Richard T. Proulx (1937-2010) and Peter R. Hallock (1924-2014)

NUNC DIMITTIS – Roger Sherman

ANTHEM: Poor wayfarin’ stranger – arr. Derek Curtis-Tilton (b. 1987)

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

The Office of Compline for July 1, 2018

July 1, 2018

The Sixth Sunday after Pentecost

ORISON: Phos hilaron – Kevin Siegfried (b. 1969)

PSALM 30 – Plainsong setting, Tone I.9

HYMN: Te lucis ante terminum (To you before the close of day) – Sarum Plainsong, Mode VIII; harm. Kevin Siegfried

NUNC DIMITTIS: Plainsong, Tone IV; anonymous 16th cent. setting, adapt. Bernarr Rainbow (1914-1998)

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

Jason Anderson, director • Gregory Bloch, reader • Thomas Adams, cantor

The Office of Compline for June 17, 2018

June 17, 2018

The Fourth Sunday after Pentecost

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

PSALM 91 – Peter R. Hallock (1924-2014)

HYMN: Almighty God, your word is cast like seed upon the ground (Tune: Walden) – Jane Marshall (b. 1924)

NUNC DIMITTIS from The Evening Service – Sturk

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

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

The Office of Compline for June 10, 2018

June 10, 2018

The Third 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)

NUNC DIMITTIS: Plainsong; harm. Lodovico Grossi da Viadana (c. 1560-1627)

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

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

The Office of Compline for June 3, 2018

June 3, 2018

The Second Sunday after Pentecost

ORISON: Be present, O merciful God – Roupen Shakarian (b. 1950)

PSALM 81:1-10 [premiere] – Jason A. Anderson (b. 1976)

HYMN: Te lucis ante terminum (Before the ending of the day) – Shakarian

NUNC DIMITTIS – Shakarian

ANTHEM: O sing joyfully – Adrian Batten (c. 1591-c. 1637)

Jason Anderson, director • Tyler Morse, reader • Thomas Adams, cantor