The Office of Compline for November 11, 2018

The 25th Sunday after Pentecost
ORISON: Holy is the true light – William H. Harris
PSALM 115 – Peter R. Hallock (1924-2014)
HYMN: Lord, make us servants of your peace (Tune: DICKINSON COLLEGE) – Lee Hastings Bristol, Jr. (1923-1979)
NUNC DIMITTIS: Plainsong, Tone II; harm. John Holmes (d. 1629)
ANTHEM: Blow ye the trumpet – Kirke Mechem (b. 1925)

Jason Anderson, director & accompanist • Tyler Morse, reader • Kenneth V. Peterson, cantor

The Office of Compline for November 4, 2018

November 4, 2018

The Sunday after All Saints’ Day

ORISON: Bring us, O Lord God – Peter R. Hallock (1924-2014)

PSALM 24 – Peter R. Hallock

HYMN: Let saints on earth in concert sing (Tune: Dundee) – melody from The CL Psalmes of David, 1615; harm. Thomas Ravenscroft (c. 1592-c. 1635)

NUNC DIMITTIS for double choir– Peter R. Hallock

ANTHEM: Christus est Stella – Peter R. Hallock

Jason Anderson, director • Gregory Bloch, reader • Thomas Adams, cantor • Tyler Morse & Joel Matter, anthem soloists

The Office of Compline for October 28, 2018

October 28, 2018

The 23rd Sunday after Pentecost (Proper 25B)

ORISON: Help me, O Lord, thy way to keep – Shaker tune, arr. Kevin Siegfried (b. 1969)

PSALM 126 – Peter R. Hallock (1924-2014)

HYMN: Lord, we are blind (Tune: Godmanstone) – Cyril V. Taylor (1907-1991)

NUNC DIMITTIS – Peter R. Hallock

ANTHEM: In convertendo Dominus – Cipriano de Rore (c. 1515-1565)

Jason Anderson, director • Jeffrey Ricco, reader • Tyler Morse, cantor

Fred McIlroy, James Wilcox, and Gregory Bloch, hymn soloists

The Office of Compline for October 14, 2018

October 14, 2018

The 21st Sunday after Pentecost (Proper 23B)

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

PSALM 90:12-17 – Plainsong, Tone VIII.1

HYMN: My God, how wonderful thou art (Tune: Windsor) – mel. William Damon (c. 1540-c. 1591), alt;. harm. Henchman & Hancock, 1754; Booke of Musicke, 1591; and The Academic Hymnal, 1899

NUNC DIMITTIS – Melchior Franck (1573-1639)

ANTHEM: Lord, teach us to number our days – Charles H. Lloyd (1849-1919)

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

The Office of Compline for October 7, 2018

October 7, 2018

The 20th Sunday after Pentecost

ORISON: ‘Seigneur, je vous en prie’ from Quatre petites prières de Saint-François d’Assise – Francis Poulenc (1899-1963)

PSALM 8 – Plainsong, Tone V.2

HYMN: Most High, omnipotent, good Lord (Tune: Lukkason) – Calvin Hampton (1938-1984)

NUNC DIMITTIS: Plainsong setting, Tone III.6

ANTHEMS: ‘Tout puissant, trés saint, trés haut’ and ‘O mes très chers frères’ from Quatre petites prières de Saint-François d’Assise – Francis Poulenc

Jason Anderson, director • Vernon Nicodemus, reader • Joel Bevington, cantor  Arvind Narayanan, soloist in second anthem

The Office of Compline for September 30, 2018

September 30, 2018

The Feast of Saint Michael & All Angels

ORISON: The Guardian Angel – Ina Boyle (1889-1967)

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

HYMN: Round the Lord in glory seated (Tune: Rustington) – Charles Hubert Hastings Parry (1848-1918)

NUNC DIMITTIS: Plainsong, Tone I; harm. William Byrd (c. 1543-1623)

ANTHEM: Tibi Christe, splendor Patris – Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina (c. 1525-1594)

Jason Anderson, director • Jeffrey Ricco, reader • Jeremy Matheis, cantor • Tyler Morse, orison soloist

The Office of Compline for September 23, 2018

September 23, 2018

The 18th Sunday after Pentecost (Proper 20B)

ORISON: Dedication – Joshua Haberman (b. 1982)

PSALM 54 – Jason A. Anderson (b. 1976)

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

NUNC DIMITTIS: Plainsong, Tonus peregrinus; harm. William Byrd (c. 1543-1623)

ANTHEM: O bone Jesu – Alonso de Tejeda (c. 1540-1628)

Jason Anderson, director • Gregory Bloch, reader • Thomas Adams, cantor • Joel Bevington, pianist for hymn

The Office of Compline for September 16, 2018

September 16, 2018

The 17th Sunday after Pentecost (Proper 19B)

ORISON: Hope of the world, thou Christ of great compassion (Tune: Donne secours) – mel. from Trente quatre pseaumes de David, 1551; harm. Claude Goudimel (c. 1514-1572)

PSALM 116:1-8 – Peter R. Hallock

HYMN: My song is love unknown (Tune: Love Unknown) – John Ireland (1879-1962)

NUNC DIMITTIS – James Bassi (b. 1961)

ANTHEM: We adore you, O Christ – Richard T. Proulx (1937-2010)

Jason Anderson, director • Tyler Morse, reader • Arvind Narayanan, cantor

 

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The Office of Compline for September 9, 2018

September 9, 2018

The 16th 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 146 – Plainsong, Tone IV.2

HYMN: I’ll praise my Maker while I’ve breath (Tune: Old 113th) – Melody from Strassburger Kirchenamt, 1525; harm. Peter R. Hallock (1924-2014)

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

ANTHEM: Be unto me, O Lord, a tower – William Byrd (c. 1540/1543-1623)

Director: Jason Anderson; Cantor: Tyler Morse; Reader: Jeremy Matheis

The Office of Compline for September 2, 2018

Date: September 2, 2018
Church Calendar notation: The Fifteenth Sunday after Pentecost

ORISON: Round Me Falls the Night – melody by A. Drese (1620-1701); verse 1 harmonization by S.S. Wesley (1824-1899); verse 2 harmonization by Henry Ley (1887-1962); verse 3 harmonization by J.S. Bach (1685-1750)

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

HYMN: Lord, Thou Hast Searched Me, and Dost Know – from A. Davisson’s Kentucky Harmony (1816)

NUNC DIMITTIS: plainsong, Tone III; harm. Carolus Andreas (1550-1627)

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

Jeremy Matheis, director • Jeffrey Ricco, reader • James Wilcox, cantor