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

The Office of Compline for May 3, 2015

The Fifth Sunday of Easter

ORISON: ‘The Call’ from Five Mystical Songs – Ralph Vaughan Williams (1872-1958)

PSALM 22:22-30 – Peter R. Hallock (1924–2014)

HYMN: Come, ye faithful, raise the strain (Tune: Gaudeamus pariter) – melody from Medieval [German or] Bohemian Carol Melody, 1544

NUNC DIMITTIS: Plainsong setting, Tone VI; harm. Orlando Gibbons (1583-1625)

ANTHEM: Christ rising again from the dead – John Sheppard (c. 1515-1558); ed. Carl Bolstad

 

Jason Anderson, director • Jeremy Matheis, reader • Derek Curtis-Tilton, cantor

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