Tag Archives: Pentecost

The Office of Compline for June 16, 2019

The First Sunday after Pentecost: Trinity Sunday

ORISON: O lux beata Trinitas – Ronald Arnatt (b. 1930)

PSALM 104:1-10 – Anglican Chant setting by David Hurd (b. 1950)

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 setting, 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 • Jeffrey Ricco, reader • James Wilcox, cantor

The Office of Compline for June 9, 2019

The Day of Pentecost: The 50th Day of Easter

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

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

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

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

ANTHEM: Come, Holy Spirit – Peter R. Hallock

Jason Anderson, director • Gregory Bloch, reader & anthem soloist • Joel Bevington, cantor & anthem soloist • J. Scott Kovacs, anthem soloist

The Office of Compline for November 25, 2018

November 25, 2018

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

NUNC DIMITTIS: Jeff Junkinsmith (b. 1956)

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

Jason Anderson, director • Joel Matter, reader • James Wilcox, cantor • Bill Turnipseed, organist

The Office of Compline for November 18, 2018

November 18, 2018

The 26th Sunday after Pentecost (Proper 28B)

ORISON: Now thank we all our God (Tune: Nun danket alle Gott) – mel. Johann Cruger (1598-1662); harm. William Monk (1823-1889), after Felix Mendelssohn (1809-1847)

PSALM 16 – Plainsong, Tone II.2 and Jason A. Anderson (b. 1976)

HYMN: For the beauty of the earth (Tune: Lucerna Laudoniae) – David Evans (1874-1948)

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

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

Jason Anderson, director • Vernon Nicodemus, reader • Joel Bevington, cantor

The Office of Compline for November 11, 2018

The 25th Sunday after Pentecost
ORISON: Holy is the true light – William H. Harris
PSALM 115 – Peter R. Hallock (1924-2014)
HYMN: Lord, make us servants of your peace (Tune: DICKINSON COLLEGE) – Lee Hastings Bristol, Jr. (1923-1979)
NUNC DIMITTIS: Plainsong, Tone II; harm. John Holmes (d. 1629)
ANTHEM: Blow ye the trumpet – Kirke Mechem (b. 1925)

Jason Anderson, director & accompanist • Tyler Morse, reader • Kenneth V. Peterson, cantor

The Office of Compline for October 28, 2018

October 28, 2018

The 23rd Sunday after Pentecost (Proper 25B)

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

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

HYMN: Lord, we are blind (Tune: Godmanstone) – Cyril V. Taylor (1907-1991)

NUNC DIMITTIS – Peter R. Hallock

ANTHEM: In convertendo Dominus – Cipriano de Rore (c. 1515-1565)

Jason Anderson, director • Jeffrey Ricco, reader • Tyler Morse, cantor

Fred McIlroy, James Wilcox, and Gregory Bloch, hymn soloists

The Office of Compline for October 14, 2018

October 14, 2018

The 21st Sunday after Pentecost (Proper 23B)

ORISON: Now the day is over – M. Searle Wright (1918-2004)

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 – Melchior Franck (1573-1639)

ANTHEM: Lord, teach us to number our days – Charles H. Lloyd (1849-1919)

Jason Anderson, director • William Turnipseed, reader • James Wilcox, cantor

The Office of Compline for October 7, 2018

October 7, 2018

The 20th Sunday after Pentecost

ORISON: ‘Seigneur, je vous en prie’ from Quatre petites prières de Saint-François d’Assise – Francis Poulenc (1899-1963)

PSALM 8 – Plainsong, Tone V.2

HYMN: Most High, omnipotent, good Lord (Tune: Lukkason) – Calvin Hampton (1938-1984)

NUNC DIMITTIS: Plainsong setting, Tone III.6

ANTHEMS: ‘Tout puissant, trés saint, trés haut’ and ‘O mes très chers frères’ from Quatre petites prières de Saint-François d’Assise – Francis Poulenc

Jason Anderson, director • Vernon Nicodemus, reader • Joel Bevington, cantor  Arvind Narayanan, soloist in second anthem

The Office of Compline for September 23, 2018

September 23, 2018

The 18th Sunday after Pentecost (Proper 20B)

ORISON: Dedication – Joshua Haberman (b. 1982)

PSALM 54 – Jason A. Anderson (b. 1976)

HYMN: Lord, whose love through humble service (Tune: Saint Helena) – Calvin Hampton (1938-1984)

NUNC DIMITTIS: Plainsong, Tonus peregrinus; harm. William Byrd (c. 1543-1623)

ANTHEM: O bone Jesu – Alonso de Tejeda (c. 1540-1628)

Jason Anderson, director • Gregory Bloch, reader • Thomas Adams, cantor • Joel Bevington, pianist for hymn

The Office of Compline for September 16, 2018

September 16, 2018

The 17th Sunday after Pentecost (Proper 19B)

ORISON: Hope of the world, thou Christ of great compassion (Tune: Donne secours) – mel. from Trente quatre pseaumes de David, 1551; harm. Claude Goudimel (c. 1514-1572)

PSALM 116:1-8 – Peter R. Hallock

HYMN: My song is love unknown (Tune: Love Unknown) – John Ireland (1879-1962)

NUNC DIMITTIS – James Bassi (b. 1961)

ANTHEM: We adore you, O Christ – Richard T. Proulx (1937-2010)

Jason Anderson, director • Tyler Morse, reader • Arvind Narayanan, cantor

 

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