The Office of Compline for September 18, 2016

The 18th Sunday after Pentecost

September 18, 2016

ORISON: O come, ye servants of the Lord – Christopher Tye

PSALM 113 – Jason A. Anderson (b. 1976) [premiere]

HYMN: Father all loving, who rulest in majesty (Tune: Was lebet) – mel. from Choral-Buch vor Johann Heinrich Reinhardt, 1754; harm. Ralph Vaughan Williams (1872-1958)

NUNC DIMITTIS: Plainsong setting, Tone III.4

ANTHEM: Hear the voice and prayer – Thomas Tallis (c. 1505-1585)

 

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

The Office of Compline for September 11, 2016

The 17th Sunday after Pentecost

September 11, 2016

ORISON: O God of mercy, hear my call (Metrical paraphrase of Psalm 51 by Isaac Watts) – Alice Parker (b. 1924)

PSALM 51 – Peter R. Hallock (1924-2014)

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

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

ANTHEM: Peccantem me quotidie – Orlande de Lassus (1532-1594)

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

The Office of Compline for September 4, 2016

The 16th Sunday after Pentecost

ORISON: Now the day is over – M. Searle Wright (1918-2004)

PSALM 1 – Jason A. Anderson (b. 1976)

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

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

ANTHEM: Nisi Dominus (Psalm 127) – Giovanni Matteo Asola (c. 1532-1609)

 

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

Anthem Quartet: Tyler Morse and Joel Bevington, altos • Layne Benofsky, tenor • Joel Matter, bass

The Office of Compline for August 28, 2016

Fifteenth Sunday after Pentecost

ORISON: Slowly the rays of daylight fade –  M. Searle Wright (1918-2004)

PSALM 112 – Plainsong, Tone I.7

HYMN: Jerusalem the Golden (Tune: EWING) – Alexander Ewing (1830-1895)

NUNC DIMITTIS: setting by William Turnipseed (b. 1956)

ANTHEM: Land of Rest – arranged by Richard Proulx (1937-2010)

 

Director:  William Turnipseed

Cantor:  James Wilcox

Reader:  Joel Matter 

The Office of Compline for August 21, 2016

August 21, 2016

The 14th Sunday after Pentecost

ORISON: Domine, probasti – Jason A. Anderson (b. 1976)

PSALM 103 – Peter R. Hallock (1924-2014)

HYMN: Abide with me (Tune: Eventide) – William Henry Monk (1823-1889)

NUNC DIMITTIS – Jeff Junkinsmith (b. 1956)

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

Anthem Quartet: Thomas Adams and Joel Bevington, altos • Layne Benofsky, tenor • Jeremy Matheis, bass

 

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

The Office of Compline for August 14, 2016

The Eve of Saint Mary the Virgin

A special Alumni + Compline service marking the 60th anniversary of the Compline Choir at Saint Mark’s Cathedral

ORISON: Blest are the pure in heart – M. Searle Wright (1918-2004)

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

HYMN: Sing we of the blessed Mother (Tune: Rustington) – Charles Hubert Hastings Parry (1848-1918)

NUNC DIMITTIS [world premiere] – Erin Aas (b. 1980)

ANTHEM: Ave Maria – Franz Biebl (1906-2001)

Trio: Tyler Morse, alto • Cameron Mousighi, tenor • Jeremy Matheis, bass

 

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

The Office of Compline for August 7, 2016

ORISON: Now the Day Is Over (Tune: MERRIAL) – Joseph Barnby (1838-1896)

PSALM 33:12-22 – Plainsong, Tone I.2

HYMN: As Longs the Deer for Cooling Streams (Tune: MARTYRDOM) – Hugh Wilson (1764-1824); harm. Robert Smith (1780-1829)

NUNC DIMITTIS: Plainsong, Tone II.1; harm. John Holmes (d. 1629)

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

Jeremy Matheis, director • Jeffrey Ricco, reader • Thomas Adams, cantor

The Office of Compline for July 31, 2016

Eleventh Sunday after Pentecost

 

ORISON: Day Is Dying in the West (Tune: CHAUTAUQUA) – William F. Sherwin (1826-1888)

PSALM 107:1-3, 17-22 – Plainsong, Tone V.1

HYMN: When All Thy Mercies, O My God (Tune: DURHAM) – Thomas Ravenscroft (1582-1633)

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

ANTHEM: Rerum Creator Omnium – Kevin Siegfried (b. 1969)

 

Jeremy Matheis, director • William Turnipseed, reader • James Wilcox, cantor

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