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The Office of Compline for July 21, 2019

The Sixth Sunday after Pentecost (Proper 11C)

ORISON: Christ is the world’s true light (Tune: Nun danket) – mel. Johann Crüger; harm. Felix MendelssohnPSALM 78:1-13 – Plainchant, Tone I.1

HYMN: The kingdom of God is justice and joy (Tune: Paderborn) – German folk melody, Gesangbuch, 1765; arr. Sydney Hugo Nicholson (1875-1947)

NUNC DIMITTIS from The Evening Service – Stephen Sturk

ANTHEM: ‘Magnificat’ from The Evening Service – Sturk

William Turnipseed, director • Joel Matter, reader • James Wilcox, cantor

The Office of Compline for July 14, 2019

July 14, 2019 • The Fifth Sunday after Pentecost (Proper 10C)

ORISON: O thou who camest from above (Tune: Hereford) – Samuel Sebastian Wesley (1810-1876)

PSALM 106:1-12 – John Fenstermaker (b. 1942)

HYMN: Disposer supreme, and Judge of the earth (Tune: Old 104th) – mel. Thomas Ravenscroft (c. 1590-1633); harm. Ralph Vaughan Williams (1872-1958)

NUNC DIMITTIS from The First Fauxbourdon Service – Philip Moore (b. 1943)

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

Jason Anderson, director & organist • Tyler Morse, reader • Jeremy Matheis, cantor

The Office of Compline for July 7, 2019

The Fourth Sunday after Pentecost (Proper 9C)

ORISON: The Lord will come and not be slow (Tune: Saint Stephen [Newington]) – William Jones (1726-1800)

PSALM 89:1-9 (Coverdale) – David Hurd (b. 1950)

HYMN: Through all the changing scenes of life (Tune: Wiltshire) – George Thomas Smart (1776-1867)

NUNC DIMITTIS: Plainsong setting, Tone III.6

ANTHEM: ‘Gloria’ from Mass for Four Voices – Thomas Tallis (c. 1505-1585)

Jason Anderson, director • Jeremy Matheis, reader • Thomas Adams, cantor

The Office of Compline for June 30, 2019

The Third Sunday after Pentecost (Proper 8C)

ORISON: The day thou gavest, Lord, is ended (Tune: Commandments) – Loys Bourgeois (c. 1510-1559)

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

HYMN: God of mercy, God of grace (Tune: Heathlands) – Henry Smart (1813-1879)

NUNC DIMITTIS: Fauxbourdon setting, Tone I – William Byrd (c. 1539/1540-1623)

ANTHEM: ‘Sanctus’ from Mass for Four Voices – Thomas Tallis (c. 1505-1585)

Jason Anderson, director • Vernon Nicodemus, reader • Derek Curtis-Tilton, cantor

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