The Office of Compline for July 19, 2015

July 19, 2014

The Eighth Sunday after Pentecost

ORISON: “God be in my head” (Douglas Fullington [b. 1969]) – Layne Benofsky, soloist

PSALM 91 – Plainsong, Tone IV.4

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

NUNC DIMITTIS: Plainsong, Mode V; harm. Padre Vincente Ripollès

ANTHEM: “In manus tuas” (John Sheppard [ca. 1515 – 1559])

Ken Pendegrass, director • Bill Turnipseed, reader • Alan Wheaton, cantor

The Office of Compline for July 12, 2015

July 12, 2015

The Seventh Sunday after Pentecost

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

PSALM 85:7-13 – Jason A. Anderson (b. 1976)

HYMN: Te lucis ante terminum (To you before the close of day) – Sarum Plainsong, Mode VIII; harm. Kevin Siegfried (b. 1969)

NUNC DIMITTIS: Tyler Morse (b. 1990)

ANTHEM: Sometimes I feel like a motherless child – African-American Spiritual; arr. Brian Fairbanks (b. 1968)

 

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

The Office of Compline for July 5, 2015

July 5, 2015

The Sixth Sunday after Pentecost

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

PSALM 91 – Anglican Chant setting by Peter R. Hallock (1924-2014)

HYMN: Amazing grace! how sweet the sound (Tune: New Britain) – arr. Richard T. Proulx (1937-2010)

NUNC DIMITTIS: Setting by Richard T. Proulx

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

 

Jason Anderson, director • William Turnipseed, reader • Fred McIlroy, cantor

The Office of Compline for June 28, 2015

June 28, 2015 • The Eve of the Feast of Saint Peter & Saint Paul

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

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

HYMN: Lo, the keybearer, lo, the teacher of mankind – Plainsong, Mode I

NUNC DIMITTIS: Plainsong setting, Mode IV; harm. Anonymous 16th cent. composer; adapt. Bernarr Rainbow (1914-1998)

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

 

Jason Anderson, director • Joel Matter, reader • Alan Wheaton, cantor

The Office of Compline for June 21, 2015

June 21, 2015

The Fourth Sunday after Pentecost

ORISON: Blessed be the Lord God – Erin Aas (b. 1974)

PSALM 107:1-3, 23-32 – Plainsong, Tone V.1

HYMN: Our Father, by whose Name all fatherhood is known (Tune: Rhosymedre) – John Edwards (1806-1885)

NUNC DIMITTIS: Plainsong setting, Mode III; harm. C. Andreas (16th cent. French composer)

ANTHEM: Domine, salva nos – William Byrd (c. 1540/1543-1623)

 

Jason Anderson, director • William Turnipseed, reader • Cole Pomeroy, cantor

The Office of Compline for June 14, 2015

June 14, 2015

The Third Sunday after Pentecost

ORISON: O gladsome Light (Tune: Le Cantique de Siméon) – mel. Louis Bourgeois (c. 1510-c. 1561); harm. Claude Goudimel (1514-1572)

PSALM 91 – Plainsong, Tone IV.4

HYMN: Te lucis ante terminum (To you before the close of day) – Scandinavian melody; adapt. and arr. Derek Curtis-Tilton (b. 1987)

NUNC DIMITTIS: Christopher Tye (c. 1505-1572)

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

 

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

The Office of Compline for May 31, 2015

The First Sunday after Pentecost: Trinity Sunday

[Due to a Cantor error, no Orison was sung.]

CANTICLE: Benedictus es, Domine – Plainsong, Tone VIII

HYMN: Round the Lord in glory seated (Tune: Rustington) – Charles Hubert Hastings Parry (1848-1918)

NUNC DIMITTIS from The Evening Service – Stephen Sturk (b. 1950)

ANTHEM: ‘Sanctus’ and ‘Benedictus’ from Mass for Three Voices – William Byrd (c. 1540/1543-1623)

 

Jason Anderson, director • Tyler Morse, reader • Alan Wheaton, cantor

The Office of Compline for May 24, 2015

Whitsunday: The Day of Pentecost

ORISON: Come, thou Holy Spirit, come! – M. Searle Wright (1918-2004)

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

HYMN: Come, Holy Ghost, our souls inspire (Tune: Come, Holy Ghost) – John Henry Hopkins, Jr. (1820-1891); adapt. and harm. David Hurd (b. 1950)

NUNC DIMITTIS: Plainsong setting, Tone VII; harm. Thomas Morley (1557/1558-1602)

ANTHEM: Alleluia. Emitte Spiritum tuum – William Byrd (c. 1540/1543-1623)

 

Jason Anderson, director • Joel Matter, reader • Thomas Adams, cantor

The Office of Compline for May 17, 2015

The Seventh Sunday of Easter: The Sunday after Ascension Day

PROCESSIONAL: O clap your hands – Peter R. Hallock (1924–2014)

PSALMS 93 & 150 – Plainsong, Tone VIII & Sir Charles Villiers Stanford (1852-1924)

HYMN: O Lord Most High, eternal King (Tune: Aeterne Rex altissime) – Plainsong, Mode I, Zisterzienser Hymnar, 14th cent.

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

ANTHEM:Ascension – Derek Curtis-Tilton (b. 1987)  world premiere

Michael Kleinschmidt, organist • Danny Helseth, euphonium • Layne Benofsky, tenor soloist

 

Jason Anderson, director • William Turnipseed, reader • Kenneth V. Peterson, cantor

The Office of Compline for May 10, 2015

The Sixth Sunday of Easter: Alumni + Compline

Alumni and friends joined current members of the Compline Choir to form a chorus numbering 32 voices. The service was offered in memory of Peter R. Hallock and all members of the choir who have died.

PROCESSIONAL: Easter Canticle – Peter R. Hallock (1924–2014)

PSALM 98 – Hallock; ed. Jason A. Anderson (b. 1976)

HYMN: The King of love my shepherd is (Tune: St. Columba) – Irish melody; harm. Hymnal 1928, final verse harm. Hallock

NUNC DIMITTIS: Two-part setting with handbells – Hallock; ed. Anderson

ANTHEM: Bring us, O Lord God – Hallock

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