The Office of Compline for May 21, 2017

May 21, 2017

The Sixth Sunday of Easter

ORISON: This joyful Eastertide (Tune: Vruechten) – mel. from Psalmen, 1685; harm. Charles Wood (1866-1926)

PSALM 66:1-11 – Peter R. Hallock (1924-2014)

HYMN: Lift your voice rejoicing, Mary (Tune: Fisk of Gloucester) – Thomas Foster (b. 1938)

NUNC DIMITTIS: Plainsong, Tone I; harm. Thomas Morley (1557-1602)

ANTHEM: Regina caeli – Costanzo Festa (c. 1485/1490-1545)

Jason Anderson, director • William Turnipseed, reader • Joel Bevington, cantor

The Office of Compline for May 14, 2017

May 14, 2017

The Fifth Sunday of Easter

ORISON: ‘The Call’ from Five Mystical Songs – Ralph Vaughan Williams (1872-1958)

PSALM 98 – Peter R. Hallock (1924-2014)

HYMN: Jesus lives! thy terrors now can no longer, death, appall us (Tune: Saint Albinus) – Henry John Gauntlett (1805-1876)

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

ANTHEM: Love bade me welcome – David Hurd (b. 1950)

Jason Anderson, director • Joel Matter, reader • Jeremy Matheis, cantor • William Turnipseed, organist

The Office of Compline for May 7, 2017

May 7, 2017

The Fourth Sunday of Easter

ORISON: All people that on earth do dwell (Tune: Old 100th) – mel. From Pseaumes octante trois de David, 1551, alt.; harm. after Louis Bourgeois (c. 1510-c. 1561); final fauxbourdon by John Dowland (1563-1626)

PSALM 23 – Peter R. Hallock (1924-2014)

HYMN: Jesus, our mighty Lord (Tune: Monk’s Gate) – Sussex folk melody, adapt. and arr. Ralph Vaughan Williams (1872-1958)

NUNC DIMITTIS: Plainsong, Tone VIII; harm. John Holmes (d. 1629)

ANTHEM: The Good Shepherd – Alice Parker (b. 1924)

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

The Office of Compline for April 30, 2017

April 30, 2017

The Third Sunday of Easter

ORISON: That Easter Day with joy was bright (Tune: Puer nobis) – mel. from Trier MS., 15th cent.; adapt. Michael Praetorius (1571-1621); harm. George R. Woodward (1848-1934)

PSALM 116 – Peter R. Hallock (1924-2014)

HYMN: Come, ye faithful, raise the strain (Tune: Gaudeamus pariter) – melody from Medieval [German or] Bohemian Carol Melody, 1544; harm. The Hymnal, 1940

NUNC DIMITTIS: Plainsong, Tone VI; harm. Orlando Gibbons (1583-1625)

ANTHEM: Christ rising again – Thomas Tallis (c. 1505-1585)

Jason Anderson, director • Jeremy Matheis, reader • Cameron Mousighi, cantor

The Office of Compline for April 23, 2017

April 23, 2017

The Second Sunday of Easter

ORISON: We walk by faith, and not by sight (Tune: Saint Botolph) – Gordon Slater (1896-1979)

PSALM 118:14-24, 28-29 – Plainsong, Tone VIII.1

HYMN: Alleluia. O sons and daughters, let us sing (Tune: O filii et filiae) – mel. from Airs sur les hymnes sacrez, odes et noels, 1623

NUNC DIMITTIS: Plainsong, Tone III; harm. Carolus Andreas (d. 1627)

ANTHEM: Sermone blando angelus – Thomas Tallis (c. 1505-1585)

Jason Anderson, director • William Turnipseed, reader • James Wilcox, cantor

The Office of Compline for April 16, 2017

April 16, 2017

The Sunday of the Resurrection: Easter Day

PROCESSIONAL: Easter Canticle – Peter R. Hallock (1924–2014) †

CANTICLE: The Song of Moses (Cantemus Domino)  – Plainsong setting, Tonus peregrinus

COMPOSITE HYMN SETTING: Victimae Paschali laudes, Plainsong, Mode I; mel. attr. Wigbert (d. 1050?) and Christ the Lord is risen again! (Tune:Christ ist erstanden), mel. from Geistliche Lieder, 1533; harm. Hans Leo Hassler (1564-1612)

NUNC DIMITTIS: Plainsong, Tonus peregrinus; harm. William Byrd (c. 1539/1540-1623)

ANTHEM: Christus surrexit – Jacob Handl (1550-1591) *

 

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

† Soloists in processional: James Wilcox and Layne Benofsky

* Quartet in anthem: Tyler Morse and Joel Bevington, altos  • Cameron Mousighi and Gregory Bloch, tenors

The Office of Compline for April 9, 2017

April 9, 2017

The Sunday of the Passion: Palm Sunday

PROCESSION: ‘Vexilla Regis prodeunt’ from Via Crucis – Franz Liszt (1811-1886)

HYMN: To mock your reign, O dearest Lord (Tune: The Third Tune) – Thomas Tallis (c. 1505-1585)

PSALM 22:1-21– Plainsong, Tone IV.1

HARMONIZED RESPOND: In manus tuas (Setting I) – John Sheppard (c. 1515-1558)

NUNC DIMITTIS: Plainsong setting, Tone III.6

ANTHEM: Of the Lord’s mercies (Lamentations of Jeremiah) – Erin Aas (b. 1980) [premiere]

Jason Anderson, director • William Turnipseed, organist • Jeffrey Ricco, reader • Jeremy Matheis, cantor

The Office of Compline for April 2, 2017

April 2, 2017

The Fifth Sunday in Lent

ORISON: Kind Maker of the world, O hear the fervent prayer (Tune: A LA VENUE DE NOËL) – melody from Fleurs des noels, 1535

HYMN: O Christ, you are both light and day (Tune: CHRISTE, QUI LUX ES ET DIES) – Plainsong, Mode II; Mainlander Hymnen, 15th cent.

PSALM 130 – Peter R. Hallock (1924-2014)

NUNC DIMITTIS: Plainsong setting, Tone V.1

ANTHEM: Lamentations of Jeremiah (Setting I) – Thomas Tallis (c. 1505-1585)

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

The Office of Compline for March 26, 2017

March 26, 2017

The Fourth Sunday in Lent

ORISON: Wilt thou forgive that sin, where I begun (Tune: Donne) – mel. John Hilton (1599-1657), alt.

HYMN: O Christ, you are both light and day (Tune: Christe, qui Lux es et dies) – Plainsong, Mode II; Mainlander Hymnen, 15th cent.

PSALM 23 – Peter R. Hallock (1924-2014)

NUNC DIMITTIS: Plainsong setting, Tone V.1

ANTHEM: Lamentations of Jeremiah – Costanzo Festa (c. 1485/1490-1545)

Jason Anderson, director • Jeremy Matheis and The Very Rev. Steven L. Thomason, readers • James Wilcox, cantor

The Office of Compline for March 19, 2017

March 19, 2017

The Third Sunday in Lent

ORISON: Lord, who throughout these forty days (Tune: Saint Flavian) – mel. from Day’s Psalter, 1562; adapt. and harm. Richard Redhead (1820-1901)

HYMN: O Christ, you are both light and day (Tune: Christe, qui Lux es et dies) – Plainsong, Mode II; Mainlander Hymnen, 15th cent.

PSALM 95 – Plainsong, Tone IV.5

NUNC DIMITTIS: Plainsong setting, Tone III.6

ANTHEM: Lamentations of Jeremiah – Osbert Parsley (c. 1511-1585)

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