The Office of Compline for July 27, 2014

The Seventh Sunday after Pentecost

ORISON: Maker of All Things – Thomas Tallis (ca. 1505-1585)
PSALM 46 – Peter R. Hallock (1924–2014)
HYMN: All People That on Earth Do Dwell – William Kethe – Old 100th, melody from Pseaumes octante troir de David, 1551 alt. – harm. after Louis Bourgeois (1510?-1561?) – verse 4 fauxbourdon and harm. by John Dowland (1563-1626 alt.)
NUNC DIMITTIS – plainsong Tone I, fauxbordon verses by Thomas Morley (1557-ca. 1602) – adapted by Vernon Nicodemus
ANTHEM: O Give Thanks Unto the Lord – Thomas Tomins (ca. 1572-1656))- edited by A. Ramsbotham – reused edition by Peter le Hurray and David Willcocks

Director: Jeremy Matheis
Reader: Tyler Morse
Cantor: Alan Wheaton

The Office of Compline for July 20, 2014

The Sixth Sunday after Pentecost

ORISON: The shadows of the evening hours – Joshua Haberman (b. 1982)
PSALM 73 – Peter R. Hallock (1924–2014)
HYMN: Te lucis ante terminum (ferial setting) – Plainsong; harm. Thomas Tallis (c. 1505–1585)
NUNC DIMITTIS – Tyler Morse (b. 1990)
ANTHEM: Iustus germinabit sicut lilium – Jakob Handl (1550–1591)

Director: Jason Anderson
Readers: Joel Matter, The Very Rev. Steven Thomason (absolution)
Cantor: Fred McIlroy
Organist: Bill Turnipseed

The Office of Compline for July 6, 2014

The Fourth Sunday after Pentecost

ORISON: Phos hilaron from The Evening Service – Stephen Sturk (b. 1950)
PSALMS 134 & 4 – Peter R. Hallock (1924–2014)
HYMN: O Christ, you are both light and day (Tune: Compline) – David Hurd (b. 1950)
NUNC DIMITTIS from The Evening Service – Sturk
ANTHEM: O day of peace that dimly shines (Tune: Jerusalem) – C. H. H. Parry (1848–1918); arr. Nathan Jensen (b. 1968)

Director: Jason Anderson
Reader: Jeff Ricco
Cantor: Thomas Adams
Guitarist: Mark Hilliard Wilson

The Office of Compline for June 29, 2014

The Feast of St. Peter & St. Paul

ORISON: Christ is made the sure foundation (Tune: Urbs beata Jerusalem) — Plainsong, Mode II, 13th cent.
PSALM 97 — Peter R. Hallock (1924–2014)
HYMN: Lo, the key-bearer (Tune: Decora lux aeternitatis) — Plainsong, Mode I
NUNC DIMITTIS — Richard T. Proulx (1937–2010)
ANTHEM: There is a balm in Gilead — arr. Jeff Junkinsmith (b. 1956)

Director: Jason Anderson
Reader: Jeremy Matheis
Cantor: Cole Pomeroy
Organist: Bill Turnipseed

The Office of Compline for June 22, 2014

The Second Sunday after Pentecost

ORISON: Phos hilaron – Kevin Siegfried (b. 1969)
PSALM 19 — Plainsong setting, Tone III
OFFICE HYMN: Te lucis ante terminum (To you before the close of day) – Kevin Siegfried
NUNC DIMITTIS — Anonymous plainsong setting, Tone IV; harm. Bernarr Rainbow (1914–1998)
ANTHEM: Dilectus meus descendit – Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina (c. 1525–1594)

Director: Jason Anderson
Reader: Tyler Morse
Cantor: Richard Greene

The Office of Compline for June 15, 2014

First Sunday after Pentecost: Trinity Sunday

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

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

HYMN: Holy God, we praise thy Name (Tune: Grosser Gott) – harm. Charles Winfred Douglas (1867–1944), after Conrad Kocher (1786–1872)

NUNC DIMMITTIS in E major (for double choir) – Charles Wood (1866–1926)

ANTHEM: Great Lord of lords (for double choir) – Charles Wood

Director: Jason Anderson
Reader: Joel Matter
Cantor: Kenneth Peterson
Organist: Bill Turnipseed

The Office of Compline for June 8, 2014

The Day of Pentecost: The 50th Day of Easter

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: Veni Creator Spiritus) — Plainsong, Mode VIII
NUNC DIMITTIS: Plainsong setting, Tone VI; harm. Anonymous
ANTHEM: Come Holy Spirit — Peter R. Hallock

Director: Jason Anderson
Reader: Bill Turnipseed
Cantor: Jeremy Matheis

The Office of Compline for June 1, 2014

Seventh Sunday of Easter (The Sunday after Ascension Day)

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

PSALM 68:1-20 — Hallock

HYMN: A hymn of glory let us sing — Tune: Jam lucis orto sidere, plainsong, Mode I, 15th cent.

NUNC DIMITTIS: Plainsong, Tone I; harm. Thomas Morley (c. 1557–1602)

ANTHEM: Viri Galilaei — William Byrd (c. 1540–1623)

Director: Jason Anderson
Reader: Tyler Morse
Cantor: Thomas Adams

The Office of Compline for May 25, 2014

Sixth Sunday of Easter

ORISON: If ye love me — Thomas Tallis (c. 1505–1585)
PSALM 66:1-12 — Peter R. Hallock (1924–2014)
HYMN: O Jesus, crowned with all renown — Tune: Kingsfold; trad. English melody, arr. Ralph Vaughan Williams (1872–1958)
NUNC DIMITTIS: Plainsong setting, Tone VIII; harm. John Holmes (d. 1629)
ANTHEM: Regina coeli laetare — Robert White (c. 1538–1574)

Director: Jason Anderson
Reader: Jeremy Matheis
Cantor: Richard Greene

The Office of Compline for May 18, 2014

Alumni + Compline: A Celebration of the life of Peter Rasmussen Hallock (19 November 1924—27 April 2014)

Fifth Sunday of Easter

ORISON: Bring us, O Lord God (Peter R. Hallock)

PSALM 139 (Hallock)

HYMN: I’ll praise my Maker while I’ve breath (Tune: Old 113th, melody from Strassburger Kirchenamt, 1525; harm. Hallock)

NUNC DIMITTIS: 2-part setting with bells (Hallock)

ANTHEM: Christus est stella (Hallock)

Director: Jason Anderson
Readers: Joel Matter and the Very Rev. Steve Thomason
Cantor: Kenneth Peterson
Organist: Bill Turnipseed
Solosits: Joshua Haberman and Joel Matter

Nineteen alumni and friends joined current members of the Compline Choir to form a chorus numbering 39 voices.