The Office of Compline for September 14, 2014

The 14th Sunday after Pentecost • September 14, 2014

ORISON: The duteous day now closeth (Tune: O Welt, ich muss dich lassen) – Melody attr. Heinrich Isaac (c. 1450–1517); harm. Johann Sebastian Bach (1685–1750)

PSALM 26:1-3, 6-9, 11-12 [premiere] – Jason A. Anderson (b. 1976)

HYMN: In your mercy, Lord, you called me (Tune: Halton Holgate) – William Boyce (1711-1779)

NUNC DIMITTIS: 2-part setting with handbells – Peter R. Hallock (1924–2014)

ANTHEM: ‘In pace’ from Three Latin Motets [Seattle premiere] – Grayston Ives (b. 1948)

Jason Anderson, director
Joel Matter, reader
Jeremy Matheis, cantor

The Office of Compline for September 7, 2014

The 13th Sunday after Pentecost 

ORISON: Now cheer our hearts this eventide (Tune: Ach bleib bei uns) – Geistliche Lieder, Leipzig, 1589; harm. Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750)

PSALM 119:33-48 – Peter R. Hallock (1924–2014)

HYMN: Help us, O Lord, to learn the truths your word imparts (Tune: St. Ethelwald) – William Henry Monk (1823–1889)

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

ANTHEM: I give you a new commandment– John Sheppard (c. 1515–1558)

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

The Office of Compline for August 31, 2014

The Twelfth Sunday after Pentecost

ORISON: Now as the troubled day departs — M. Searle Wright (1918–2004)

PSALM 16: Plainsong, Tone II.2

HYMN: God himself is with us (Tune: Tysk) — from Psalm und Choralbuch, 1719

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

ANTHEM: Salva nos, Domine, vigilantes — Jakob Handl (1550–1591)

Director: Jason A. Anderson
Reader: Jeremy Matheis
Cantor: Derek Curtis-Tilton

Quartet (Anthem): Thomas Adams, Brian Glosh, Layne Benofsky, Jeremy Matheis

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