The Office of Compline for August 24, 2014

The Eleventh Sunday after Pentecost

for Carl C. Crosier

ORISON: God is love, and where true love is God himself is there (Tune: Ubi caritas [Murray]) — A. Gregory Murray (1905–1992)

PSALM 138 [first performance] — Jason A. Anderson (b. 1976)

HYMN: Lord, make us servants of your peace (Tune: Dickinson College) — Lee Hastings Bristol (1923–1979)

NUNC DIMITTIS: Setting by Dana Marsh (b. 1965)

ANTHEM: “Ubi caritas,” from Quatre motets sur des thèmes grégoriens, op. 10 — Maurice Duruflé (1902–1986); adapt. for men’s voices by Jeff Junkinsmith (b. 1956)

Director: Jason A. Anderson
Reader: William Turnipseed
Cantor: Richard Greene

The Office of Compline for August 17, 2014

St. Mary the Virgin

ORISON: Ave Regina caelorum – Leonel Power (ca. 1370/1385–1445)
PSALM 34:1-9 – Plainsong, Tone V.2
HYMN: Sing we of  the blessed Mother who received the angel’s word (Tune: Rustington) – C. H. H. Parry (1848–1918)
NUNC DIMITTIS – Plainsong, Tone VI; anonymous 16th century harmonization
ANTHEM: Ave Maria – Franz Biebl (1906–2001)

Director: Jason Anderson
Reader: Tyler Morse
Cantor: Kenneth Peterson
Trio in Ave Maria: Tyler Morse, Layne Benofsky, Joel Matter

The Office of Compline for August 10, 2014

The Ninth Sunday after Pentecost

ORISON: Psalm 119 – Alice Parker; from Six Hymns to Doctor Watts
PSALM 85:7-13 – Jason Allen Anderson
HYMN: O Love That Casts Out Fear - sung to the tune MOSELY – Henry Thomas Smart (1813-1879)
NUNC DIMITTIS – fauxbourdon verses by Orlando Gibbons (1583 – 1625); adapted by Vernon Nicodemus
ANTHEM: Rerum Creator Omnium (O Lord, the Maker of All Thing) – attributed to William Mundy (d. 1591?) – edited R. R. Terry

Director: Jeremy Matheis
Reader: Joel Matter
Cantor: Cole Pomeroy

The Office of Compline for August 3, 2014

The Eighth 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. Bolstad
PSALM 91 – plainsong Tone IV
HYMN: O Christ, You Are Both Light and Day – Christe, qui Lux es et dies; plainsong, Mode 2, Mailander Hymnen 15th Cent.
NUNC DIMITTIS – Arthur Wills (b. 1926)
ANTHEM: Call to Remembrance – Richard Farrant (ca. 1525-1580)

Director: Jeremy Matheis
Reader: Jeff Ricco
Cantor: Thomas Adams

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 Tomkins (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