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

The Office of Compline for April 26, 2015

The Fourth Sunday of Easter

PROCESSIONAL: Kontakion for the Departed – Kievan Chant; adapt. Jason A. Anderson (b. 1976)

PSALM 23 – Peter R. Hallock (1924-2014)

HYMN: Jesus, our mighty Lord (Tune: Monk’s Gate) – Sussex folk melody; adapt. Ralph Vaughan William (1872-1958)

NUNC DIMITTIS: Plainsong setting, Tone I; harm. C. Andreas (16th cent. French composer); adapt. Richard T. Proulx (1937-2010)

ANTHEM: Surrexit pastor bonus – Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina (c. 1525-1594)

 

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

The Office of Compline for April 19, 2015

The Third Sunday of Easter

ORISON: Lift your voice rejoicing, Mary (Tune: Fisk of Gloucester) – Thomas Foster (b. 1938)

PSALMS 134 & 4 – Peter R. Hallock (1924–2014)

HYMN: That Easter Day with joy was bright (Tune: Puer nobis) – adapt. Michael Praetorius (1571-1621); harm. George Woodward (1848-1934)

NUNC DIMITTIS: Plainsong, Tone VII; harm. Lodovico Grossi da Viadana (c. 1560–1627)

ANTHEM: Sermone blando angelus – Thomas Tallis (c. 1505-1585)

 

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

The Office of Compline for April 12, 2015

The Second Sunday of Easter

ORISON: We walk by faith, and not by sight (Tune: St. Botolph) – Gordon Slater (1896-1979)

PSALM 133 – Anglican Chant setting based on a theme from Chichester Psalms by Leonard Bernstein (1918-1990)

HYMN: Alleluia! O sons and daughters, let us sing (Tune: O filii et filiae) – melody from Airs sur les hymnes sacrez, odes et noels, 1623

NUNC DIMITTIS:  Plainsong, Tone VII; harm. Thomas Tallis (c. 1505-1585)

ANTHEM: Regina caeli laetare – Robert White (c. 1538-1574)

Jason Anderson, director • William Turnipseed, reader • Thomas Adams, cantor • Jeremy Matheis & Thomas Adams,soloists

The Office of Compline for April 5, 2015

Easter Day

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

PSALM 114 – Plainsong setting, Tonus peregrinus

HYMN: Christians to the Paschal victim offer your thankful praises (Tune: Victimae Paschali laudes) – Plainsong, Mode I; melody att. Wigbert (d. 1050?)

NUNC DIMITTIS: Plainsong, Tonus peregrinus; harm. William Byrd (c. 1539/1540-1623)

ANTHEM: Haec est dies – Jacob Handl (1550-1591)

 

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

The Office of Compline for March 29, 2015

The Sunday of the Passion: Palm Sunday

ORISON: The royal banners forward go – Plainsong, Mode I; harm. Guillaume Dufay (c. 1397-1474)

PSALM 31:9-16 – Plainsong setting, Tone III.5

RESPOND: In manus tuas (Setting I) – John Sheppard (c. 1515-1558); ed. Simon R. Hill

HYMN 173: O sorrow deep! (Tune: O Traurigkeit) – melody and bass Himlischer Lieder,1641, alt.; harm. Hymnal 1982

NUNC DIMITTIS: Plainsong setting, Tone III.4

ANTHEM: Is it nothing to you? (O vos omnes) – Peter R. Hallock (1924-2014)

 

Jason Anderson, director • Jeremy Matheis, reader • Kenneth V. Peterson, cantor

The Office of Compline for March 22, 2015

ORISON: Purge me, O Lord, from all my sin – Thomas Tallis (c. 1505-1585)

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

HYMN: Kind Maker of the world, O hear the fervent prayer (Tune: A la venue de Noël) – melody from Fleurs des noels, 1535

NUNC DIMITTIS:  Plainsong setting, Tone V.1

ANTHEM: Lamentations of Jeremiah (Setting I)Thomas Tallis

 

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

The Office of Compline for March 15, 2015

The Fourth Sunday in Lent: Laetare

ORISON: Purge me, O Lord, from all my sin – Thomas Tallis (c. 1505-1585)

PSALM 107:1-3, 17-22 – Plainsong, Tone V.1

HYMN: Lord, who throughout these forty days (Tune: St. Flavian) – melody from Day’s Psalter, 1562; adapt. and harm. Richard Redhead (1820-1901)

NUNC DIMITTIS: Plainsong setting, Tone III.4

ANTHEM: Ne reminiscaris, Domine Jacobus Vaet (ca. 1529 – 1567)

 

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

The Office of Compline for March 8, 2015

The Third Sunday in Lent

ORISON: Purge me, O Lord, from all my sin – Thomas Tallis (c. 1505-1585)

PSALM 19:7-14 – Plainsong, Tone III.4

HYMN: Lord, keep us steadfast in your Word – Plainsong, Mode II; harm. Peter R. Hallock (1924-2014)

NUNC DIMITTIS:  Plainsong setting, Tone V.1

ANTHEM: Lamentations of Jeremiah – Alfonso Ferrabosco the Younger (c. 1575-1628)

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