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

The Office of Compline for March 1, 2015

The Second Sunday in Lent

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

PSALM 22:22-30 – Plainsong setting, Tone II.1

HYMN: What wondrous love is this? (Tune: Wondrous Love) – Southern Harmony, 1835; harm. Richard T. Proulx (1937-2010)

NUNC DIMITTIS:  Plainsong setting, Tone V.1

ANTHEM: Lamentations of Jeremiah – Osbert Parsley (1510/1511-1585)

 

Jason Anderson, director • Jeffrey Ricco, reader • Thomas Adams, cantor

The Office of Compline for February 22, 2015

The First Sunday in Lent

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

PSALM 25:1-9 – Plainsong, Tone IV.2

HYMN 150: Forty days and forty nights (Tune: Aus der Tiefe rufe ich) – melody att. Martin Herbst (1654-1681), alt.; harm. William Henry Monk (1823-1889)

NUNC DIMITTIS – Plainsong setting, Tone III.4

ANTHEM: Lamentations of Jeremiah – Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina (c. 1525-1594)

 

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

The Office of Compline for February 15, 2015

The Last Sunday after the Epiphany

PROCESSIONAL: Jesus said, “You are the light of the world” – Peter R. Hallock (1924-2014)

PSALM 99 – Plainsong, Tone VII.7

HYMN: Christ upon the mountain peak (Tune: Ibis) – melody Thomas Kuras (1950-1997); harm. Peter R. Hallock

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

ANTHEM: Resplenduit facies – Tomás Luis de Victoria (1548 – 1611)

 

Jason Anderson, director • Jeffrey Ricco, reader • Alan Wheaton, cantor

The Office of Compline for February 8, 2015

The Fifth Sunday after the Epiphany

ORISON: Praise ye the Lord (Psalm 147) – Alice Parker (b. 1925)

PSALM 147 – Peter R. Hallock (1924-2014)

HYMN: Eternal light, shine in my heart (Tune: Ach bleib bei uns) – melody Samuel Scheidt (1587-1654); harm. Seth Calvisius (1556-1615)

NUNC DIMITTIS: Plainsong, Tone VII.1; harm. Thomas Morley (1557/1558-1602)

ANTHEM: Domine non sum dignus – Tomás Luis de Victoria (1548 – 1611)

 

Jason Anderson, director • Tyler Morse, reader • Jeremy Matheis, cantor

The Office of Compline for February 1, 2015

Eve of the Presentation of Our Lord Jesus Christ in the Temple

PROCESSION: The Lord comes to his temple – Plainsong, adapt. Peter. R. Hallock (1924-2014)

PSALM 24 – Peter R. Hallock

HYMN: O Zion, open wide thy gates (Tune: Edmonton) – Harmonia Sacra, ca. 1760

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

ANTHEM: Senex puerum portabat – William Byrd (1543-1623)

 

Jason Anderson, director • William Turnipseed, reader • Thomas Adams, cantor

The Office of Compline for January 25, 2015

The Third Sunday after the Epiphany

ORISON: Dear Lord and Father of mankind (Tune: Rest) – Frederick Charles Maker (1844-1927)

PSALM 62 [first performance] – Jason A. Anderson (b. 1976)

HYMN: Jesus calls us; o’er the tumult of our lifes wild, restless sea (Tune: Restoration) – melody from The Southern Harmony, 1835; harm. The Hymnal, 1982

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

ANTHEM: Ambulans Jesus – Francisco Guerrero (1527-1599)

 

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