The Office of Compline for April 6, 2014

The Fifth Sunday in Lent

ORISON: Lord, keep us steadfast in your word (Plainsong; harm. Peter R. Hallock [b. 1924])

PSALM 130 (Plainsong setting, Tone IV)

HYMN: Eternal Lord of love, behold your Church (Tune: Old 124th; melody Pseaumes octante trois de David, 1551; harm. Charles Winfred Douglas [1867-1944])

NUNC DIMITTIS (Plainsong setting, Tone V)

ANTHEM: A setting from Lamentationes Jeremiae (Jacob Arcadelt [c. 1507-1568])

Director: Jason Anderson
Reader: Joel Matter
Cantor: Alan Wheaton

The Office of Compline for March 30, 2014

The Fourth Sunday in Lent

ORISON: Lord, keep us steadfast in your word (Plainsong; harm. Peter R. Hallock [b. 1924])

PSALM 23 (Hallock)

HYMN: I heard the voice of Jesus say, “Come unto me and rest” (Tune: The Third Tune; music: Thomas Tallis [1505?—1585])

NUNC DIMITTIS: (Plainsong, Tone III.4)

ANTHEM: The Lamentations of Jeremiah, setting VIII (Constanzo Festa [c. 1485-1490—1545]

Director: Jason Anderson
Reader: Bill Turnipseed
Cantor: Derek Curtis-Tilton

The Office of Compline for March 23, 2014

The Third Sunday in Lent

Orison: Lord, keep us steadfast in your word (Plainsong, harm. Peter R. Hallock)

Psalm 95 (Plainsong, Tone III)

Hymn: As longs the deer for cooling streams (Tune: Martyrdom; melody and bass by Hugh Wilson; harm. Robert Smith)

Nunc dimittis: (Plainsong setting, Tone V)

Anthem: Lamentations of Jeremiah (Alfonso Ferrabosco the Younger)

Director: Jason Anderson
Reader: Jeff Ricco
Cantor: Richard Greene

The Office of Compline for March 16, 2014

The Second Sunday in Lent

Orison: Lord, keep us steadfast in your Word (Plainsong/harm. Peter R. Hallock)

Psalm 121 (Hallock)

Hymn: Now let us all with one accord (Plainsong, Mode 2)

Nunc dimittis: Plainsong setting, Tone III

Anthem: Lamentations of Jeremiah [Setting I] (Thomas Tallis)

Director: Jason Anderson
Reader: Jeremy Matheis

Cantor: Ken Peterson

The Office of Compline for March 9, 2014

The First Sunday in Lent

ORISON: Lord, keep us steadfast in your word (Plainsong; harm. Peter R. Hallock [b. 1924])

PSALM 32 (Hallock)

HYMN: Lord Jesus, think on me (Tune: Southwell, from Daman’s Psalter, 1579; harm. Hymnal 1940 & Hallock)

NUNC DIMITTIS: Plainsong setting, Tone V.1

ANTHEM: Lamentations of Jeremiah the Prophet (Hallock)

Director: Jason Anderson
Violoncello: Page Smith
Cantor: Jeremy Matheis
Reader: Tyler Morse

The Office of Compline for March 2, 2014

The Last Sunday after the Epiphany

Director: Jason Anderson
Cantor: Thomas Adams
Reader: William Turnipseed

ORISON: O wondrous type! O vision fair (Plainsong, Mode I; tune: Aeterne Rex altissime)

PSALMS: 99 (Plainsong, Tone VII) & 150 (Charles Villiers Stanford)

HYMN: Christ upon the mountain peak (Tune: Ibis; harm. Peter R. Hallock)

NUNC DIMITTIS: (Plainsong setting, Tone VII; harm. Ludovico da Viadana)

ANTHEM: Resplenduit facies (Tomas Luis de Victoria)

The Office of Compline for February 23, 2014

The Seventh Sunday after the Epiphany

ORISON: God is love, and where true love is God himself is there (Tune: Ubi caritas; music: Dom Gregory Murray, OSB [1905-1992])

PSALM 119:33-48 (Peter R. Hallock [b. 1924])

HYMN: Book of books, our people’s strength (Tune: Liebster Jesu; melody: Johann Ahle [1625-1673]; harm. George H. Palmer [1846-1926])

NUNC DIMITTIS: (Plainsong setting, Tone IV; anonymous harm. arr. B. Rainbow)

ANTHEM: If ye love me (Thomas Tallis [c. 1505-1585])

Director: Jason Anderson
Reader: Tyler Morse

Cantor: Alan Wheaton

The Office of Compline for February 16

The Sixth Sunday after the Epiphany

ORISON: Psalm 119, from Six Hymns to Doctor Watts (Alice Parker [b. 1925])

PSALM 119:1-16 (Plainsong, Tone II)

HYMN: O Christ, the Word Incarnate (Tune: Munich; adapt. and harm. Felix Mendelssohn [1809-1847])

NUNC DIMITTIS: (Plainsong, Tone I; harm. William Byrd [c. 1540-1623])

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

Director: Jason Anderson
Reader: Joel Matter
Cantor: Jeremy Matheis

The Office of Compline for February 9, 2014

The Fifth Sunday after the Epiphany

Director: Jason Anderson
Reader: Jeremy Matheis
Cantor: Thomas Adams

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

PSALM 112:1-9 (Plainsong, Tone I.7)

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

NUNC DIMITTIS: (Setting by Jeff Junkinsmith [b. 1956])

ANTHEM: Beati quorum via (Sir Charles Villiers Stanford [1852-1924]; arranged for men’s voices by Richard Barnes)

The Office of Compline for February 2, 2014

The Feast of the Presentation of Our Lord Jesus Christ in the Temple: Candlemas

DIRECTOR: Jason Anderson
OFFICIANT: The Very Rev. Steven Thomason, Dean & Rector of St. Mark’s Episcopal Cathedral
CANTORS: Ken Peterson and Jason Anderson

PSALM 24 (Peter R. Hallock [b. 1924])

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

NUNC DIMITTIS: ‘Marilyn’ setting by Peter R. Hallock

ANTHEM: Senex puerum portabat (William Byrd [c. 1540-1623])

DIRECTOR: Jason Anderson

OFFICIANT: The Very Rev. Steven Thomason, Dean & Rector of St. Mark’s Episcopal Cathedral

CANTORS: Ken Peterson and Jason Anderson