The Office of Compline for July 8, 2018

July 8, 2018

The Seventh Sunday after Pentecost

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

PSALM 123 [first performance] – Jason A. Anderson (b. 1976)

HYMN: Amazing grace! how sweet the sound (Tune: New Britain) – arr. Richard T. Proulx (1937-2010) and Peter R. Hallock (1924-2014)

NUNC DIMITTIS – Roger Sherman

ANTHEM: Poor wayfarin’ stranger – arr. Derek Curtis-Tilton (b. 1987)

Jason Anderson, director • Jeffrey Ricco, reader • Jeremy Matheis, cantor

The Office of Compline for July 1, 2018

July 1, 2018

The Sixth Sunday after Pentecost

ORISON: Phos hilaron – Kevin Siegfried (b. 1969)

PSALM 30 – Plainsong setting, Tone I.9

HYMN: Te lucis ante terminum (To you before the close of day) – Sarum Plainsong, Mode VIII; harm. Kevin Siegfried

NUNC DIMITTIS: Plainsong, Tone IV; anonymous 16th cent. setting, adapt. Bernarr Rainbow (1914-1998)

ANTHEM: There is a balm in Gilead – African-American Spiritual; arr. Jeff Junkinsmith (b. 1956)

Jason Anderson, director • Gregory Bloch, reader • Thomas Adams, cantor

The Office of Compline for June 24, 2018

June 24, 2018

The Nativity of Saint John the Baptist

A special Alumni + Compline service celebrating 62 years of the Compline Choir at Saint Mark’s Cathedral

ORISON: Comfort, comfort ye my people (Tune: Psaume 42) – Claude Goudimel (1514-1572)

PSALM 85:7-13 – Jason A. Anderson (b. 1976)

HYMN: The great forerunner of the morn (Tune: The Truth from Above) – Herefordshire carol; harm. Ralph Vaughan Williams (1872-1958)

NUNC DIMITTIS (Tune: Marilyn) – Peter R. Hallock (1924-2014)

ANTHEM: Peace – Peter R. Hallock

Jason Anderson, director • Joel Matter, reader • James Wilcox, cantor

The Office of Compline for June 17, 2018

June 17, 2018

The Fourth Sunday after Pentecost

ORISON: ‘Phos hilaron’ from The Evening Service – Stephen Sturk (b. 1950)

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

HYMN: Almighty God, your word is cast like seed upon the ground (Tune: Walden) – Jane Marshall (b. 1924)

NUNC DIMITTIS from The Evening Service – Sturk

ANTHEM: Iustus germinabit sicut lilium – Jacob Gallus (1550-1591)

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

The Office of Compline for June 10, 2018

June 10, 2018

The Third Sunday after Pentecost

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

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

HYMN: Out of the depths I call (Tune: Saint Bride) – Samuel Howard (1710-1782)

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

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

Jason Anderson, director • Jeffrey Ricco, reader • Jeremy Matheis, cantor

The Office of Compline for June 3, 2018

June 3, 2018

The Second Sunday after Pentecost

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

PSALM 81:1-10 [premiere] – Jason A. Anderson (b. 1976)

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

NUNC DIMITTIS – Shakarian

ANTHEM: O sing joyfully – Adrian Batten (c. 1591-c. 1637)

Jason Anderson, director • Tyler Morse, reader • Thomas Adams, cantor

The Office of Compline for May 27, 2018

May 27, 2018

The First Sunday after Pentecost: Trinity Sunday

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

PSALM 113 – Jason A. Anderson (b. 1976)

HYMN: Holy God, we praise thy Name (Tune: Grosser Gott) – mel. from Katolisches Gesangbuch, 1686; harm. Charles Winfred Douglas (1867-1944), after Conrad Kocher (1786-1872)

NUNC DIMITTIS – Christopher Tye (c. 1505-1572)

ANTHEM: Let us now laud – William Mundy (c. 1529-c. 1591)

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

The Office of Compline for May 20, 2018

May 20, 2018

The Day of Pentecost: The 50th Day of Easter

ORISON: Come, thou Holy Spirit, come! – M. Searle Wright (1918-2004)

PSALM 104:25-32, 35-37 – Peter R. Hallock (1924–2014)

HYMN: Come, Holy Ghost, our souls inspire (Tune: Come, Holy Ghost) – John Henry Hopkins, Jr. (1820-1891); adapt. and harm. David Hurd (b. 1950)

NUNC DIMITTIS: Plainsong setting, Tone VI; harm. Thomas Tomkins (1572-1656)

ANTHEM: Come, Holy Spirit – Hallock *

Jason Anderson, director • Joel Matter, reader • Joel Bevington, cantor

* Layne Benofsky, Joel Bevington, and Joel Matter, soloists

The Office of Compline for May 13, 2018

May 13, 2018

The Seventh Sunday of Easter: The Sunday after Ascension Day

PROCESSIONAL: O clap your hands – Peter R. Hallock (1924–2014)

PSALM 1 – Jason A. Anderson (b. 1976)

HYMN: God is ascended (Tune: Gen Himmel aufgefahren ist) – German, 16th cent.; arr. Hallock

NUNC DIMITTIS: Plainsong setting, Tone VII; harm. Thomas Tallis (c. 1505-1585)

ANTHEM: Viri Galilaei – William Byrd (1543-1623)

Jason Anderson, director • Jeffrey Ricco, reader • Jeremy Matheis, cantor

The Office of Compline for May 6, 2018

May 6, 2018

The Sixth Sunday of Easter

ORISON: Christians to the Paschal victim (Tune: Victimae Paschali laudes) – Plainsong, Mode I; melody att. Wigbert (d. 1050?)

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

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

NUNC DIMITTIS: Plainsong, Tone V; harm. Vicente Ripollés (1867-1943)

ANTHEM: Regina caeli laetare – Robert White (c. 1538-1574)

Jason Anderson, director • Jeremy Matheis, reader • Thomas Adams, cantor