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The Office of Compline for June 14, 2020

June 14, 2020 • The Second Sunday after Pentecost (Proper 6A)

ORISON: O gladsome Light (Tune: Le Cantique de Siméon) – melody Louis Bourgeois (c. 1510- c. 1559); harm. Claude Goudimel (1514-1572)

PSALM 91 – Plainsong, Tone IV.4

HYMN: In your mercy, Lord, you called me (Tune: Halton Holgate) – William Boyce (1711-1779); stz. 3 harm. Samuel Sebastian Wesley (1810-1876)

NUNC DIMITTIS – Plainsong setting, Tone III.6

ANTHEM: In pace – John Sheppard (1515-1558)

Jeremy Matheis, director/reader• Joel Bevington, cantor

The Office of Compline for June 7, 2020 – Trinity Sunday

The First Sunday after Pentecost: Trinity Sunday

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

PSALM 111 – Plainsong, Tone VIII.5

HYMN: Savior, breathe an evening blessing (Tune: Vesper Hymn) – attr. Dimitri Stepanovitch Bortniansky (1751-1825)

NUNC DIMITTIS – Plainsong setting, Tone III.6

ANTHEM: Let us now laud and magnify with music – William Mundy (c. 1529-c. 1591)

Jason Anderson, director & reader • Tyler Morse, cantor

The Office of Compline for May 31, 2020

Whitsunday: The Day of Pentecost

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

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

HYMN: Spirit divine, attend our prayers (Tune: Nun danket all und bringet Ehr) — mel. att. Johann Cruger (1598-1662)

NUNC DIMITTIS: Plainsong setting, Tone V.1

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

Jeremy Matheis, director • Gregory Bloch, reader • Thomas Adams, cantor

The Office of Compline for November 24, 2019

The Last Sunday after Pentecost: Christ the King

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

PSALMS 46: Peter R. Hallock (1924-2014)

HYMN: Now thank we all our God (Tune: Nun danket alle Gott) – mel. Johann Crüger (1598-1662); harm. Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750), and Felix Mendelssohn (1809-1847)

NUNC DIMITTIS: Peter R. Hallock

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

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

The Office of Compline for November 17, 2019

The 23rd Sunday after Pentecost (Proper 28C)

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

PSALM 98 – Peter R. Hallock

HYMN: Lord, keep us steadfast in your Word – Plainsong, Mode II; harm. Peter R. Hallock

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

ANTHEM: Christus est Stella – Peter R. Hallock

Jason Anderson, director • Joel Matter, reader & anthem soloist • Tyler Morse, cantor & anthem soloist

The Office of Compline for November 10, 2019

The 22nd Sunday after Pentecost (Proper 27C)

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 17:1-14: Jason A. Anderson (b. 1976) [premiere]

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, Tone VI; harm. Orlando Gibbons (1583-1625)

ANTHEM: Laudem dicite Deo – John Sheppard (c. 1515-1558)

Jason Anderson, director • Tyler Morse, reader • Derek Curtis-Tilton, cantor

The Office of Compline for October 27, 2019

The 20th Sunday after Pentecost (Proper 25C)

ORISON: ‘Beloved, let us love one another’ from In Praise of Singing – Alice Parker (b. 1925)

PSALM 138: Jason A. Anderson (b. 1976)

HYMN: God is love (Tune: Ubi caritas [Murray]) – A. Gregory Murray (1905-1982)

NUNC DIMITTIS: Jeff Junkinsmith (b. 1956)

ANTHEM: Love One Another – Alice Parker [world premiere]
* commissioned by member Paul Johns for the Compline Choir

Jason Anderson, director • Josh Sandoz, reader • Joel Bevington, cantor

The Office of Compline for October 13, 2019

The 18th Sunday after Pentecost (Proper 23C)

ORISON: O Lord, I lift my heart to thee – Orlando Gibbons (1583-1625)

PSALM 111: Plainsong setting, Tone VIII.5

HYMN: Praise to the Holiest in the height (Tune: Newman) – Richard Runciman Terry (1865-1938)

NUNC DIMITTIS: James Bassi (b. 1961)

ANTHEM: A Colloquy with God – Richard Rodney Bennett (1936-2012)

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

The Office of Compline for September 22, 2019

The 15th Sunday after Pentecost (Proper 20C)

ORISON: O come, ye servants of the Lord – Christopher Tye (c. 1505-1572/73)

PSALM 113 – Jason A. Anderson (b. 1976)

HYMN: Father all loving, who rulest in majesty (Tune: Was lebet) – mel. from Choral-Buch vor Johann Heinrich Reinhardt, 1754; harm. Ralph Vaughan Williams (1872-1958)

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

ANTHEM: Hear the voice and prayer – Thomas Tallis (c. 1505-1585)

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

The Office of Compline for September 15, 2019

The 14th Sunday after Pentecost

ORISON: ‘O God of mercy, hear my call’ from Six Hymns to Doctor Watts – Alice Parker (b. 1925)

PSALM 51 – Peter R. Hallock (1924-2014)

HYMN: I sought the Lord (Tune: Faith) – J. Harold Moyer (1927-2012)

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

ANTHEM: Peccantem me quotidie – Orlande de Lassus (1532-1594)

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