The Office of Compline for July 24, 2016

July 24, 2016 • The Tenth Sunday after Pentecost

ORISON: Dear Lord and father of mankind – John F. Kriebel (b. 1946)

PSALMS 134 & 4 – Peter R. Hallock (1924–2014)

HYMN: Before the ending of the day (hymn for Compline) – melody by Benjamin Britten (1913-1976); arr. by  Kenneth Peterson (b. 1946)

NUNC DIMITTIS – Matteo Palotta (1680-1758)

ANTHEM:  Richard Rolle’s Prayer to Jesus – George Oldroyd  (1887-1956); Gregory Bloch, tenor soloist

Kenneth Peterson, director • Joel Matter, reader • Derek Curtis-Tilton, cantor

The Office of Compline for July 17, 2016

July 17, 2016

The Ninth Sunday after Pentecost

ORISON: The shadows of the evening hours – Joshua Haberman (b. 1982)

PSALM 15 – Peter R. Hallock (1924-2014)

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

NUNC DIMITTIS – Plainsong, Tone VI; harm. Thomas Tomkins (1572-1656)

ANTHEM: Visita quaesumus – William Byrd (c. 1539/1540-1623)

 

Jason Anderson, director • Tyler Morse, reader • Joel Bevington, cantor

The Office of Compline for July 10, 2016

July 10, 2016

The Eighth Sunday after Pentecost

ORISON: Phos hilaron – Kevin Siegfried (b. 1969)

PSALM 25:1-9 – Plainsong, Tone IV.2

HYMN: Te lucis ante terminum – Plainsong, Mode VIII; harm. Kevin Siegfried (b. 1969)

NUNC DIMITTIS – Roupen Shakarian (b. 1950)

ANTHEM: The Road Home – Stephen Paulus (1949-2014)

Jason Anderson, director • Jeffrey Ricco, reader • Jeremy Matheis, cantor • Cameron Mousighi, anthem soloist

The Office of Compline for July 3, 2016

July 3, 2016

The Seventh Sunday after Pentecost

ORISON: Phos hilaron, from The Evening Service – Stephen Sturk (b. 1950)

PSALM 66 – Peter R. Hallock (1924-2014)

HYMN: God, who stretched the spangled heavens (Tune: Holy Manna) – From The Southern Harmony, 1835

NUNC DIMITTIS from The Evening Service – Sturk

ANTHEM: Jesus walked this lonesome valley – arr. Jeff Junkinsmith (b. 1956)
Layne Benofsky, soloist

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

The Office of Compline for June 26, 2016

June 26, 2016 • The Sixth Sunday after Pentecost

ORISON: God be in my head – Doug Fullington (b. 1969)

PSALM 16 – Plainsong, Tone II.2 and Jason A. Anderson (b. 1976)

HYMN: When Christ was lifted from the earth (Tune: Saint Botolph) – Gordon Slater (1896-1979)

NUNC DIMITTIS: Plainsong, Tone VI; harm. Anonymous; adapt. Bernarr Rainbow (1914-1998)

ANTHEM: Sometimes I feel like a motherless child – African-American Spiritual, arr. Brian Fairbanks (b. 1968)

 

Jason Anderson, director • Jeremy Matheis, reader • Fred McIlroy, cantor

The Office of Compline for June 19, 2016

June 19, 2016
Fifth Sunday after Pentecost

ORISON: Round me falls the night – composite arrangement; melody by A. Drese (1620-1701)

PSALM 22:22-30 – Plainsong, Tone II.1

HYMN: Our Father, by whose Name all fatherhood is known (Tune: Rhosymedre) – John Edwards (1806-1885)

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

ANTHEM: In manus tuas– John Sheppard (ca. 1515 – 1559)

Ken Pendergrass, director • Tyler Morse, reader • James Wilcox, cantor

The Office of Compline for June 12, 2016

June 12, 2016

The Fourth Sunday after Pentecost

 

The office of Compline was offered in memory of the fifty persons slaughtered in Orlando and fifty-three persons wounded. The service began with tolling of the Peace Bell while members of the choir carried forth fifty lighted candles, placing them on the chancel steps in front of the altar. Candle-lighting sentences (lucernaria) were sung and then a prayer offered for the departed before commencing the solemn procession.

 

SOLEMN PROCESSION: Kontakion for the Departed – Kievan Chant; adapt. Jason A. Anderson (b. 1976)

PSALM 13 – Peter R. Hallock (1924-2014)

HYMN: Lord, whose love through humble service (Tune: Saint Helena) – Calvin Hampton (1938-1984)

NUNC DIMITTIS: Dana T. Marsh (b. 1965)

ANTHEM: Salvator mundi – Giovanni Bassano (c. 1558-1617)

 

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

The Office of Compline for June 5, 2016

June 5, 2016

The Third Sunday after Pentecost

ORISON: Now cheer our hearts this eventide – Nathan Jensen (b. 1968)

PSALM 91 – Anglican chant setting by Peter R. Hallock (1924-2014)

HYMN: Christ, mighty Savior (Tune: Christe, Lux mundi)Plainsong, Mode VII, Freiburg MS., 14th cent.

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

ANTHEM: I laid me down to rest – William Byrd (c. 1539/1540-1623)

 

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

The Office of Compline for May 29, 2016

The Second Sunday after Pentecost

ORISON: Be present, O merciful God – Roupen Shakarian (b. 1950)

PSALM 96 – Jason A. Anderson (b. 1976)

HYMN: There is a balm in Gilead – African-American Spiritual; arr. Jeff Junkinsmith (b. 1956)

NUNC DIMITTIS: Plainsong, Tone VI; harm. Anonymous 16th cent. composer

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

 

Jason Anderson, director • Jeffrey Ricco, reader • James Wilcox, cantor

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The Office of Compline for May 22, 2016

May 22, 2016

The First Sunday after Pentecost: Trinity Sunday

ORISON: O lux beata Trinitas – Ronald Arnatt (b. 1930)

PSALM 8 – Plainsong, Tone V.2

HYMN: Holy God we praise thy Name (Tune: Grosser Gott) – mel. from Katholisches Gesangbuch, 1686; harm. Charles Winfred Douglas (1867-1944), after Conrad Kocher (1786-1872)

NUNC DIMITTIS: John Mundy (1555-1630)

ANTHEM: Let us now laud and magnify with music – William Mundy (c. 1529-c. 1591)

 

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