The Office of Compline for August 23, 2015

August 23, 2015

The 13th Sunday after Pentecost

ORISON: All praise to thee, my God, this night (Tune: Tallis’ Canon) – Thomas Tallis (c. 1505-1585)

PSALM 34:15-22 – Plainsong, Tone V.2

HYMN: Jerusalem, my happy home, when shall I come to thee? (Tune: Land of Rest) – Early American melody; arr. Richard T. Proulx (1937-2010)

NUNC DIMITTIS: Plainsong setting, Mode I; harm. William Byrd (c. 1540/1543-1623)

ANTHEM: Christus est Stella – Peter R. Hallock (1924-2014)

 

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

The Office of Compline for August 16, 2015

August 16, 2015

The Feast of Saint Mary the Virgin

ORISON: Virgin-born, we bow before thee (Tune: Psalm 86) – Claude Goudimel (1514-1572), alt.

PSALM 34:1-9 – Plainsong, Tone V.2

HYMN: Sing we of the blessed mother (Tune: Rustington) – C. Hubert H. Parry (1848-1918)

NUNC DIMITTIS in A (for double choir) – James Bassi (b. 1961)

ANTHEM: Ave Maria – Franz Biebl (1906-2001)

Trio: Tyler Morse, alto; Jason Anderson, tenor; Jeremy Matheis, bass

 

Jason Anderson, director • Jeremy Matheis, reader • Alan Wheaton, cantor

The Office of Compline for August 9, 2015

11th Sunday after Pentecost

ORISON: Christ, Mighty Savior – plainsong Mode VII; Freiburg MS 14th Century

PSALM 130 – De profundis – Anglican Chant, harmonized by C. Hylton Stewart (1884-1932)

HYMN: Te lucis Ante Terminum (Before the ending of the day) – sarum plainsong Mode VIII (ferial tune); harmonized verse by Thomas Tallis (c. 1505-1585)

NUNC DIMITTIS: in E Major (for double choir) – Charles Wood (1866-1926)

ANTHEM: O Bone Jesu – Alonso de Tejeda (c. 1540-1628)

Directed by Jeremy Matheis – Ken Peterson, Cantor – Tyler Morse, Reader

 

The Office of Compline for August 2, 2015 (Fixed Audio)

The Tenth Sunday after Pentecost


ORISON: “Blest Are the Pure In Heart” from Ten Orisons – Searle Wright (1918-2004)

PSALM 51 – Peter R. Hallock (1924-2014)
 
HYMN: Lord Jesus, Think On Me – sung to SOUTHWELL, from Damien’s Psalter, 1579
 
NUNC DIMITTIS: tone II ending 1 – verses in fauxbourden by John Holmes (c. 1600), adap. by Vernon Nicodemus
 
ANTHEM: “Miserere mei, Deus” from Cantiones Sacrae II of 1591 – William Byrd (ca. 1540-1623)
Jeremy Matheis, director • Thomas Adams, cantor • Joel Matter, reader
[edit]This episode contains the new fixed audio for this service.

The Office of Compline for August 2, 2015 (Fixed Audio)

The Tenth Sunday after Pentecost


ORISON: “Blest Are the Pure In Heart” from Ten Orisons – Searle Wright (1918-2004)

PSALM 51 – Peter R. Hallock (1924-2014)
 
HYMN: Lord Jesus, Think On Me – sung to SOUTHWELL, from Damien’s Psalter, 1579
 
NUNC DIMITTIS: tone II ending 1 – verses in fauxbourden by John Holmes (c. 1600), adap. by Vernon Nicodemus
 
ANTHEM: “Miserere mei, Deus” from Cantiones Sacrae II of 1591 – William Byrd (ca. 1540-1623)
Jeremy Matheis, director • Thomas Adams, cantor • Joel Matter, reader
[edit]This episode contains the new fixed audio for this service.

The Office of Compline for July 26, 2015

The Ninth Sunday after Pentecost

ORISON: Round Me Falls the Night – melody by A. Drese (1620-1701); verse 1 harmonization by S.S. Wesley (1824-1899); verse 2 harmonization by Henry Ley (1887-1962); verse 3 harmonization by J.S. Bach (1685-1750); edition for AATB by Carl M. Bolsta

PSALM 121 – Peter R. Hallock (1924-2014)

HYMN: “O Gracious Light, Lord Jesus Christ” – Conditor alme siderum, plainsong, Mode 4 Words – Greek, 3rd century

NUNC DIMITTIS: Richard Proulx (1937-2010)

ANTHEM: “In Pace” – John Sheppard (ca. 1515 – 1559)

Jeremy Matheis, director • Derek Curtis Tilton, cantor • Tyler Morse, reader

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