The Office of Compline for September 10, 2017

The 14th 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 I; harm. Carolus Andreas (d. 1627)

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

Jason Anderson, director • William Turnipseed, reader • Jeremy Matheis, cantor

The Office of Compline for September 3, 2017

September 3, 2017

The 13th Sunday after Pentecost

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

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

HYMN: Now the day is over (Tune: Merrial) – Joseph Barnby (1838-1896)

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

ANTHEM: Sicut cervus – Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina (c. 1525-1594)

 

Jason Anderson, director • Vernon Nicodemus, reader • Thomas Adams, cantor

The Office of Compline for August 27, 2017

August 27, 2017

The 12th Sunday after Pentecost

ORISON: The shadows of the evening hours – Erin Aas (b. 1974) [premiere]

PSALM 138 – Jason A. Anderson (b. 1976)

HYMN: The day thou gavest, Lord, is ended (Tune: Commandments) – Louis Bougeois (c. 1510-c. 1561)

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

ANTHEM: Salva nos, Domine, vigilantes – Jacob Handl (1551-1591)

 

Jason Anderson, director • Jeremy Matheis, reader • James Wilcox, cantor

The Office of Compline for August 20, 2017

Date: August 20, 2017

Church Calendar notation: The Eleventh Sunday after Pentecost

ORISON: “Peace Be Within this Sacred Place” – from Six Hymns to Doctor Watts – Alice Parker (b. 1924)

PSALM 115 – setting by Peter R. Hallock (1924-2014)

HYMN: Jesus, Thou Joy of Loving Hearts – TUNE: Christe Redemptor, Sarum Plainsong, Mode I

NUNC DIMITTIS: two-part setting w/ handbells – Hallock

ANTHEM: Deus, Canticum Novum – Giammateo Asola (ca. 1532-1609)

Jeremy Matheis, director • Tyler Morse, reader • Kenneth Peterson, cantor

The Office of Compline for August 13, 2017

August 13, 2017

The Tenth Sunday after Pentecost

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

PSALM 70 – Peter R. Hallock (1924-2014)

NUNC DIMITTIS: setting by Richard Proulx (1937-2010)

HYMN: O Jesus, joy of loving hearts (Tune: Dickinson College) – Lee Hastings Bristol, Jr. (1923-1979)

ANTHEM: “Poor Wayfaring Stranger” (American spiritual, arr. by Derek Curtis Tilton [b. 1987]

Ken Pendergrass, director • William Turnipseed, reader • James Wilcox, cantor

The Office of Compline for August 6, 2017

Date: August 6, 2017

The Ninth Sunday after Pentecost/Feast of the Transfiguration

ORISON: Hear, O Lord, Hear My Prayer – Orlande de Lassus (1532-1594)

PSALM 24 – setting by Peter R. Hallock (1924-2014)

HYMN: I’ll Praise My Maker While I’ve Breath (Tune: OLD 113TH) – melody from Strassburger Kirchenamt, 1525; harm. Peter R. Hallock

NUNC DIMITTIS: harmonized setting by Arthur Wills (b. 1926)

ANTHEM: O How Amiable Are Thy Dwellings – Thomas Tomkins (1572-1656)

Jeremy Matheis, director • William Turnipseed, reader • Tyler Morse, cantor

The Office of Compline for July 30, 2017

Date: July 30, 2017

Church Calendar notation: The Eighth Sunday after Pentecost

ORISON: Round Me Falls the Night – melody by A. Drese, [d. 1701], harmonizations by S. S. Wesley (1810-1876), Henry Ley (1887-1962), J. S. Bach (1685-1750)

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

HYMN: Te Lucis Ante Terminum (Before the Ending of the Day) – Orlando di Lasso (1532 – 1594), Tone VIII

NUNC DIMITTIS: Anonymous setting from the Lumley Choir Books (c. 1547-1552)

ANTHEM: In Pace – John Sheppard (1515-1558)

Jeremy Matheis, director • Jeffrey Ricco, reader • Joel Bevington, cantor

The Office of Compline for July 23, 2017

July 23, 2017

The Seventh Sunday after Pentecost

ORISON: O Trinity of blessed light – Jeff Junkinsmith (b. 1956)

PSALM 91 – Peter R. Hallock (1924-2014)

HYMN: Te lucis ante terminum – Scandinavian melody; adapt. and arr. Derek Curtis-Tilton (b. 1987)

NUNC DIMITTIS – Junkinsmith

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

Jason Anderson, director • Jeremy Matheis, reader • James Wilcox, cantor

The Office of Compline for July 16, 2017

July 16, 2017

The Sixth Sunday after Pentecost

ORISON: Maker of all things, God most high – Thomas Tallis (c. 1505-1585)

PSALM 65 – Peter R. Hallock (1924-2014)

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

NUNC DIMITTIS – Dana Marsh (b. 1965)

ANTHEM: Iustus germinabit sicut lilium – Jacob Handl (1551-1591)

Jason Anderson, director • Jeffrey Ricco, reader • Derek Curtis-Tilton, cantor

The Office of Compline for July 9, 2017

July 9, 2017

The Fifth Sunday after Pentecost

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

PSALM 145 – Peter R. Hallock (1924-2014)

OFFICE HYMN: Te lucis ante terminum (Before the ending of the day) – Shakarian

NUNC DIMITTIS – Shakarian

ANTHEM: Steal away to Jesus – African-American Spiritual; arr. Dale Adelmann (b. 1961)

Jason Anderson, director & organist • Joel Matter, reader • Jeremy Matheis, associate conductor & cantor