The Compline Choir

The Compline Service from St. Mark's Cathedral

A weekly podcast of the Compline service as sung every Sunday night by The Compline Choir in St. Mark's Episcopal Cathedral in Seattle, Washington. Founded in 1954 by the group's former director, Peter R. Hallock, the service has become something of a phe
The Compline Service from St. Mark's Cathedral

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A weekly podcast of the Compline service as sung every Sunday night in St. Mark's Episcopal Cathedral, Seattle.

Link: complinepodcast.org

Episodes

The Office of Compline for November 10, 2019

Nov 11, 2019 35:54

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The 22nd Sunday after Pentecost (Proper 27C) ORISON: Let saints on earth in concert sing (Tune: Dundee) – melody from The CL Psalmes of David, 1615; harm. Thomas Ravenscroft (c. 1592-c. 1635) PSALM 17:1-14: Jason A. Anderson (b. 1976) [premiere] HYMN: For thy dear saints, O Lord (Tune: Saint George) – Henry John Gauntlett (1805-1876) and Christopher à Becket-Williams (1890-1956) NUNC DIMITTIS: Plainsong, […]

The Office of Compline for November 3, 2019

Nov 4, 2019 32:05

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The Sunday after All Saints’ Day ORISON: Holy is the true light – William H. Harris (1883-1973) PSALM 149: Peter R. Hallock (1924-2014) HYMN: Who are these like stars appearing? (Tune: Zeuch mich, zeuch mich) – melody from Geistreiches Gesang-buch, 1698; harm. William Henry Monk (1823-1889), alt. NUNC DIMITTIS: Melchior Franck (c. 1579-1639); ed. and arr. Robert Preston & Gregory Bloch ANTHEM: In […]

The Office of Compline for October 27, 2019

Oct 28, 2019 32:01

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The 20th Sunday after Pentecost (Proper 25C) ORISON: ‘Beloved, let us love one another’ from In Praise of Singing – Alice Parker (b. 1925) PSALM 138: Jason A. Anderson (b. 1976) HYMN: God is love (Tune: Ubi caritas [Murray]) – A. Gregory Murray (1905-1982) NUNC DIMITTIS: Jeff Junkinsmith (b. 1956) ANTHEM: Love One Another – Alice Parker [world premiere]* commissioned by member […]

The Office of Compline for October 20, 2019

Oct 21, 2019 30:04

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The 19th Sunday after Pentecost (Proper 24C) ORISON: Maker of all things, God most high – Thomas Tallis (c. 1505-1585) PSALM 121: Peter R. Hallock (1924-2014) HYMN: I to the hills will lift mine eyes (Tune: Burford) – From A Book of Psalmody, 1718 NUNC DIMITTIS: Plainsong, Tone I; harm. William Byrd (c. 1539/1540-1623) ANTHEM: I will lift up mine eyes – Ernest […]

The Office of Compline for October 13, 2019

Oct 13, 2019 29:14

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The 18th Sunday after Pentecost (Proper 23C) ORISON: O Lord, I lift my heart to thee – Orlando Gibbons (1583-1625) PSALM 111: Plainsong setting, Tone VIII.5 HYMN: Praise to the Holiest in the height (Tune: Newman) – Richard Runciman Terry (1865-1938) NUNC DIMITTIS: James Bassi (b. 1961) ANTHEM: A Colloquy with God – Richard Rodney Bennett (1936-2012) Jason Anderson, director • Jeffrey Ricco, reader • Jeremy […]

The Office of Compline for October 6, 2019

Oct 7, 2019 28:15

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Saint Francis of Assisi (transferred) ORISON: ‘Seigneur, je vousen prie’ from Quatre petites prières de Saint-François d’Assise – Francis Poulenc (1899-1963) PSALM 148: 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 setting, Tone III.6 ANTHEMS: ‘Tout puissant, trés saint, trés haut’ and ‘O mes très […]

The Office of Compline for September 29, 2019

Sep 30, 2019 34:25

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The Feast of Saint Michael & All Angels ORISON: Christ, the fair glory of the holy angels (Tune: Christe sanctorum) – Sarum plainsong, Mode I PSALM 91: Peter R. Hallock (1924-2014) HYMN: Ye holy angels bright (Tune: Darwall’s 148th) – mel. John Darwall (1731-1789); harm. William Henry Monk (1823-1889) and Martin Fallas Shaw (1875-1958) NUNC DIMITTIS: Erin Aas (b. 1974) ANTHEM: Salvator […]

The Office of Compline for September 22, 2019

Sep 23, 2019 30:02

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The 15th Sunday after Pentecost (Proper 20C) ORISON: O come, ye servants of the Lord – Christopher Tye (c. 1505-1572/73) PSALM 113 – Jason A. Anderson (b. 1976) 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 VI; harm. Anonymous 16th […]

The Office of Compline for September 15, 2019

Sep 16, 2019 30:19

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The 14th Sunday after Pentecost ORISON: ‘O God of mercy, hear my call’ from Six Hymns to Doctor Watts – Alice Parker (b. 1925) PSALM 51 – Peter R. Hallock (1924-2014) HYMN: I sought the Lord (Tune: Faith) – J. Harold Moyer (1927-2012) NUNC DIMITTIS: Plainsong, Tone I; harm. Carolus Andreas (d. 1627) ANTHEM: Peccantem me quotidie – Orlande de Lassus (1532-1594) Jason Anderson, director […]

The Office of Compline for September 8, 2019

Sep 9, 2019 26:48

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The 13th 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 1 – Jason A. Anderson (b. 1976) HYMN: Blessed Jesus, at thy word we are gathered (Tune: Liebster Jesu wir sind hier) – mel. Johann Ahle (1625-1673); stz. 1-2 harm. George Herbert Palmer (1846-1926) and […]

The Office of Compline for September 1, 2019

Sep 2, 2019 30:31

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The 12th 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: Abide with me (Tune: Eventide) – William Henry Monk (1823-1889) NUNC DIMITTIS: Plainsong setting, Tone VII; harm. Lodovico Grossi da Viadana (c. 1560-1627) ANTHEM: Salva nos, Domine, vigilantes – Jacob Handl (1551-1591) Jason Anderson, director […]

The Office of Compline for August 25, 2019

Aug 26, 2019 29:20

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COMPLINE CHOIR on ENGLAND PILGRIMAGE WOMEN’S SCHOLA IN RESIDENCE Rebekah Gilmore, director   August 25, 2019 • Eleventh Sunday after Pentecost ORISON: Sweet Angels – Shaker tune, arr. Kevin Siegfried PSALM: Psalm 23 – Peter R. Hallock, arranged by Jeff Reynolds HYMN: Poland: God of my life – Isaac Watts: Psalm 21 paraphrase, Timothy Swan: […]

Compline Choir Pilgrimage Audio Postcard

Aug 22, 2019

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As we begin to wrap up our second week of pilgrimage to Canterbury and Salisbury Cathedrals, we’d like to share some audio selections from Canterbury Cathedral during evensong services sung last week, including the Office of Compline as performed in the crypt: Lamentations of Jeremiah by Peter Hallock; Page Smith, Cello The Good Shepherd by […]

The Office of Compline for August 18, 2019

Aug 19, 2019 30:27

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COMPLINE CHOIR on ENGLAND PILGRIMAGEWOMEN’S SCHOLA IN RESIDENCERebekah Gilmore, director   August 18, 2019 • St. Mary the Virgin (transferred) ORISON: O viridissima virga – Hildegard von Bingen PSALM: Psalm 134 and 4 – Peter R. Hallock, arranged by Jeff Reynolds HYMN: Te lucis ante terminum – Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina NUNC DIMITTIS: Giovanni Pierluigi […]

The Office of Compline for August 11, 2019

Aug 12, 2019 31:05

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COMPLINE CHOIR on ENGLAND PILGRIMAGE WOMEN’S SCHOLA IN RESIDENCE Rebekah Gilmore, director   August 11, 2019 • The Ninth Sunday after Pentecost (Proper 14C) ORISON: Down in the river to pray – Jason Cole, arr. PSALM: Psalm 33: 1-11 – Peter R. Hallock HYMN: Christe qui lux es et dies – Kevin Siegfried, arr. (commissioned […]

The Office of Compline for August 4, 2019

Aug 5, 2019 28:54

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The Eighth Sunday after Pentecost (Proper 13C) Bon Voyage Compline Service ORISON: Bring us, O Lord God – Peter R. Hallock (1924-2014) PSALMS 119:17-24 – Ned Rorem (b. 1923) HYMN: Ye that know the Lord is gracious (Tune: Hyfrydol) – Rowland Huw Prichard (1811-1887) NUNC DIMITTIS from Magdalen Service – Grayston Ives (b. 1948) ANTHEM: Their sound is gone out – Arthur Wills (b. […]

The Office of Compline for July 28, 2019

Jul 29, 2019 31:05

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July 28, 2019 • The Seventh Sunday after Pentecost (Proper 12C)  ORISON: Glory to thee, my God, this night (Tune: Tallis’s Canon) – Thomas Tallis (c. 1505-1585) PSALM 101 (Coverdale) – Peter R. Hallock (1924-2014) HYMN: Jesus, where’er thy people meet (Tune: Wareham) – William Knapp (1698-1768); harm. Hymns Ancient & Modern, 1875 NUNC DIMITTIS from Evening Service in E – Charles Wood (1866-1926) […]

The Office of Compline for July 21, 2019

Jul 22, 2019 32:20

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The Sixth Sunday after Pentecost (Proper 11C) ORISON: Christ is the world’s true light (Tune: Nun danket) – mel. Johann Crüger; harm. Felix MendelssohnPSALM 78:1-13 – Plainchant, Tone I.1 HYMN: The kingdom of God is justice and joy (Tune: Paderborn) – German folk melody, Gesangbuch, 1765; arr. Sydney Hugo Nicholson (1875-1947) NUNC DIMITTIS from The Evening Service – Stephen Sturk ANTHEM: ‘Magnificat’ from The […]

The Office of Compline for July 14, 2019

Jul 15, 2019 32:53

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July 14, 2019 • The Fifth Sunday after Pentecost (Proper 10C) ORISON: O thou who camest from above (Tune: Hereford) – Samuel Sebastian Wesley (1810-1876) PSALM 106:1-12 – John Fenstermaker (b. 1942) HYMN: Disposer supreme, and Judge of the earth (Tune: Old 104th) – mel. Thomas Ravenscroft (c. 1590-1633); harm. Ralph Vaughan Williams (1872-1958) NUNC DIMITTIS from The First Fauxbourdon Service – Philip Moore […]

The Office of Compline for July 7, 2019

Jul 8, 2019 30:28

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The Fourth Sunday after Pentecost (Proper 9C) ORISON: The Lord will come and not be slow (Tune: Saint Stephen [Newington]) – William Jones (1726-1800) PSALM 89:1-9 (Coverdale) – David Hurd (b. 1950) HYMN: Through all the changing scenes of life (Tune: Wiltshire) – George Thomas Smart (1776-1867) NUNC DIMITTIS: Plainsong setting, Tone III.6 ANTHEM: ‘Gloria’ from Mass for Four Voices – Thomas Tallis (c. […]

The Office of Compline for June 30, 2019

Jul 1, 2019 30:20

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The Third Sunday after Pentecost (Proper 8C) ORISON: The day thou gavest, Lord, is ended (Tune: Commandments) – Loys Bourgeois (c. 1510-1559) PSALM 91 – Peter R. Hallock (1924-2014) HYMN: God of mercy, God of grace (Tune: Heathlands) – Henry Smart (1813-1879) NUNC DIMITTIS: Fauxbourdon setting, Tone I – William Byrd (c. 1539/1540-1623) ANTHEM: ‘Sanctus’ from Mass for Four Voices – Thomas Tallis (c. […]

The Office of Compline for June 16, 2019

Jun 17, 2019 29:52

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The First Sunday after Pentecost: Trinity Sunday ORISON: O lux beata Trinitas – Ronald Arnatt (b. 1930) PSALM 104:1-10 – Anglican Chant setting by David Hurd (b. 1950) HYMN: Holy God, we praise thy Name (Tune: Grosser Gott) – mel. from Katholisches Gesangbuch, 1686; harm. Charles Winfred Douglas (1867-1944), after Conrad Kocher (1786-1872); vs. 4 harm. Rejoice in the Lord, 1985 NUNC DIMITTIS: Plainsong […]

The Office of Compline for June 9, 2019

Jun 10, 2019 33:14

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The Day of Pentecost: The 50th Day of Easter ORISON: O Lord, give thy Holy Spirit – Thomas Tallis (c. 1505-1585) PSALM 104:25-32, 35-37 – Peter R. Hallock (1924–2014) HYMN: Come, Holy Ghost, our souls inspire (Tune: Veni Creator Spiritus) – Plainsong, Mode VIII NUNC DIMITTIS: Plainsong setting, Tone VI; harm. Lodovico Grossi da Viadana (c. 1560-1627) ANTHEM: Come, Holy Spirit […]

The Office of Compline for June 2, 2019

Jun 3, 2019 33:56

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The Seventh Sunday of Easter: The Sunday after Ascension Day ORISON: God is ascended (Tune: Gen Himmel aufgefahren ist) – German, 16th cent.; adapt. Peter R. Hallock (1924–2014) PSALM 68:1-20 – Peter R. Hallock HYMN: O Lord Most High, eternal King (Tune: Aeterne Rex altissime) – Plainsong, Mode I NUNC DIMITTIS – Christopher Tye (c. 1505-1572) ANTHEM: Ascendo ad Patrem meum – Blasius […]

The Office of Compline for May 26, 2019

May 26, 2019 30:50

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The Sixth Sunday of Easter ORISON: ‘Beloved, let us love one another’ from In Praise of Singing – Alice Parker (b. 1925) PSALM 67 – Plainsong, Tone VIII.5 HYMN: God himself is with us (Tune: Tysk) – from Psalm und Choralbuch, 1719; arr. Gregory Bloch NUNC DIMITTIS: Plainsong, Tone VI; harm. Thomas Tomkins (1572-1656) ANTHEM: Regina caeli – Robert White (c. 1538-1574) Jason Anderson, director […]

The Office of Compline for May 19, 2019

May 20, 2019 36:16

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The Fifth Sunday of Easter ORISON: O Light, whose beams illumine all – M. Searle Wright (1918-2004) PSALM 84 – Peter R. Hallock (1924-2014) HYMN: O what their joy and their glory must be (Tune: O quanta qualia) – mel. from Antiphoner, 1681; harm. John Bacchus Dykes (1823-1876) NUNC DIMITTIS: Plainsong, Tone VII; harm. Thomas Tallis (c. 1505-1585) ANTHEM: Ubi caritas – Ola Gjeilo […]

The Office of Compline for May 12, 2019

May 13, 2019 30:53

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The Fourth Sunday of Easter ORISON: The God of Love my shepherd is (Tune: University)– attr. Charles Collignon (1725-1785); vs. 5 harm. Martin Shaw (1875-1958) PSALM 23 – Peter R. Hallock (1924-2014) HYMN: Who are these like stars appearing (Tune: Zeuch mich, zeuch mich) – mel. from Geistreiches Gesang-buch, 1698; harm. William Monk (1823-1889), alt. NUNC DIMITTIS – Thomas Tallis (c. 1505-1585) ANTHEM: The Good […]

The Office of Compline for May 5, 2019

May 6, 2019 32:42

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The Third Sunday of Easter ORISON: Come, ye faithful, raise the strain (Tune: Gaudeamus pariter) – Medieval Bohemian Carol Melody,1544; vs. 2 harm. Hymnal 1940; vs. 4 harm. Harvey Grace (1874-1944) PSALM 33:1-11 – Peter R. Hallock (1924-2014) HYMN: Christ is alive! Let Christians sing (Tune: Truro) – Psalmodia Evangelica, 1790; vs. 5 harm. Harvey Grace NUNC DIMITTIS: Plainsong, Tone V; harm. Vicente Ripollés (1867-1943) ANTHEM: C??????? co?e?a? […]

The Office of Compline for April 28, 2019

Apr 29, 2019 32:26

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The Second 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 118:14-24, 28-29 – Plainsong, Tone VIII.1 HYMN: We walk by faith, and not by sight (Tune: Saint Botolph) – Gordon Slater (1896-1979) NUNC DIMITTIS: Plainsong, Tone IV; harm. […]

The Office of Compline for April 21, 2019

Apr 22, 2019 33:18

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Easter Day PROCESSIONAL: Easter Canticle – Peter R. Hallock (1924–2014) PSALM 114 – Plainsong setting, Tonus peregrinus HYMN: Christians to the Paschal victim (Tune: Victimae Paschali laudes) – Plainsong, Mode I; melody att. 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 […]

The Office of Compline for April 14, 2019

Apr 15, 2019 44:16

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April 14, 2019 • The Sunday of the Passion: Palm Sunday ORISON: ‘Vexilla regis prodeunt’ from Via Crucis – Franz Liszt (1811-1886) HYMN: O sacred head, sore wounded (Tune: Herzlich tut mich verlangen) – Hans Leo Hassler (1564-1612); adapt. and harm. Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750) PSALM 22:1-11 – Plainsong, Tone IV.1 NUNC DIMITTIS: Plainsong setting, Tone III.6 ANTHEM: Lamentations of Jeremiah (Setting […]

The Office of Compline for April 7, 2019

Apr 8, 2019 32:20

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The Fifth Sunday in Lent ORISON: The glory of these forty days we celebrate with songs of praise (Tune: Erhalt uns, Herr) – mel. from Geistliche Lieder, 1543; harm. Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750) HYMN: Kind Maker of the world (Tune: A la venue de Noël) – mel. from Fleurs des noels, 1535 PSALM 126 – Plainsong, Tone I.9 NUNC DIMITTIS: Plainsong setting, Tone V.1 ANTHEM: Lamentations […]

The Office of Compline for March 31, 2019

Apr 1, 2019 35:33

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March 31, 2019 The Fourth Sunday in Lent: Laetare ORISON: Drop, drop, slow tears (Tune: Song 46) – Orlando Gibbons (1583-1625) HYMN: A Hymne to God the Father – Thomas Joyce PSALM 32 – Peter R. Hallock (1924-2014) NUNC DIMITTIS: Plainsong setting, Tone III.6 ANTHEM: Lamentations of the Prophet Jeremiah – Peter R. HallockTyler Morse, alto soloist •Arvind Narayanan, tenor soloist Jason Anderson, director • William Turnipseed, reader • Tyler […]

The Office of Compline for March 24, 2019

Mar 25, 2019 32:27

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The Third Sunday in Lent ORISON: What wondrous love is this (Tune: Wondrous Love) – mel. from The Southern Harmony, 1835; harm. Richard T. Proulx (1937-2010) HYMN: As longs the deer for cooling streams (Tune: Martyrdom) – mel. Hugh Wilson (1766-1824); harm. Robert Smith (1780-1829), Geoffrey Shaw (1879-1943), and The American Vocalist, 1849 PSALM 63:1-8 – Plainsong, Tone II.1 NUNC DIMITTIS: Plainsong setting, Tone V.1 […]

The Office of Compline for March 17, 2019

Mar 18, 2019 31:48

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The Second Sunday in Lent ORISON: Lord, keep us steadfast in your Word (Tune: Jesu dulcedo cordium) – Plainsong, Mode II; harm. Peter R. Hallock (1924–2014) HYMN: All who love and serve your city (Tune: Charlestown) – mel. from The Southern Harmony, 1865; harm. Alastair Cassels-Brown (1927-2001), alt.; vs. 3 reharm. Jason A. Anderson (b. 1976) PSALM 27:10-18 – Plainsong, Tone VIII.1 NUNC […]

The Office of Compline for March 10, 2019

Mar 11, 2019 35:52

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March 10, 2019 • The First Sunday in Lent ORISON: Purge me, O Lord, from all my sin – Thomas Tallis (c. 1505-1585) HYMN: Lord, who throughout these forty days (Tune: Saint Flavian) – mel. from Day’s Psalter, 1562; harm. Richard Redhead (1820-1901) and Giles Farnaby (c. 1563-1640), adapt. PSALM 91:1-2, 9-16 – Plainsong, Tone IV.4 NUNC DIMITTIS: Plainsong setting, Tone V.1 […]

The Office of Compline

Mar 4, 2019 35:21

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The Last Sunday after the Epiphany ORISON: O wondrous type! O vision fair (Tune: Aeterne Rex altissime) – Plainsong, Mode I, Zisterzienser Hymnar, 14th cent. PSALMS 99 – Plainsong, Tone VII.7 HYMN: Christ upon the mountain peak (Tune: Ibis) – melody Thomas Kuras (1950-1997); harm. Peter R. Hallock (1924-2014) NUNC DIMITTIS: Plainsong, Tone II; harm. Matteo Palotta (1680-1758) ANTHEM: O nata lux – Gabriel Jackson (b. […]

The Office of Compline for February 24, 2019

Feb 25, 2019 29:49

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The Seventh Sunday after the Epiphany ORISON: If ye love me – Thomas Tallis (c. 1505-1585) PSALM 33:1-11 – Peter R. Hallock (1924-2014) OFFICE HYMN: Before the ending of the day – Sarum plainsong, Mode VIII; harm. Thomas Tallis NUNC DIMITTIS – John Mundy [Munday] (1555-1630) ANTHEM (see GREEN BOOK): He that hath my commandments – William Mundy (c. 1529-c. 1591) […]

The Office of Compline for February 17, 2019

Feb 18, 2019 27:45

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The Sixth Sunday after the Epiphany The Compline Choir was joined by the Senior Choristers of the Saint Mark’s Choir School, Rebekah Gilmore, director. Together, they offered the office of Compline under the direction of Jason Anderson and Rebekah Gilmore. This joint partnership occurs every two years. ORISON: ‘The Pure in Heart,’ from Beatitudes – Patrick Hawes […]

The Office of Compline for February 10, 2019

Feb 11, 2019 28:36

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The Fifth Sunday after the Epiphany ORISON: Dear Lord and Father of mankind (Tune: Rest) – Frederick Charles Maker (1844-1927) PSALM 91 – Peter R. Hallock (1924-2014) OFFICE HYMN: Before the ending of the day – Plainsong, Mode VIII; harm. Orlande de Lassus (1532-1594) NUNC DIMITTIS: Plainsong, Tone VII; harm. Thomas Morley (1557/1558-1602) ANTHEM: Look down, O Lord – William Byrd (c. 1539/1540-1623) […]

The Office of Compline for February 3, 2019

Feb 4, 2019 29:42

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The Fourth Sunday after the Epiphany ORISON: Now as the troubled day departs – M. Searle Wright (1918-2004) PSALM 70 – Peter R. Hallock (1924-2014) HYMN: God, that madest earth and heaven (Tune: Ar hyd y nos) – Welsh melody; arr. Ralph Vaughan Williams (1872-1958) and Ernest Bullock (1890-1979) NUNC DIMITTIS: Plainsong, Tone I; harm. Thomas Morley (1557/1558-1602) ANTHEM: What Hand […]

The Office of Compline for January 27, 2019

Jan 28, 2019 29:13

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The Third Sunday after the Epiphany ORISON: Blessed Jesus, at thy word we are gathered (Tune: Liebster Jesu) – mel. Johann Ahle (1625-1673); harm. George Palmer (1846-1926) and Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750) PSALM 19:7-14 – Plainsong, Tone III.6 HYMN: O Christ, the Word Incarnate (Tune: Munich) – harm. Felix Mendelssohn (1809-1847) NUNC DIMITTIS: – Dana Marsh (b. 1965) ANTHEM: Beati quorum via – […]

The Office of Compline for January 20, 2019

Jan 21, 2019 29:33

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The Second Sunday after the Epiphany ORISON: Songs of thankfulness and praise (Tune: Salzburg) – mel. Jakob Hintze (1622-1702); harm. Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750) PSALM 36:5-10 [first performance] – Jason A. Anderson (b. 1976) HYMN: All praise to you, O Lord (Tune: Carlisle) – Charles Lockhart (1745-1815) NUNC DIMITTIS – Anonymous setting from The Lumley Books, c. 1547-1552 ANTHEM: Tribus miraculis – Luca Marenzio (1560-1599) […]

The Office of Compline for January 13, 2019

Jan 14, 2019 31:41

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The First Sunday after the Epiphany: The Baptism of Jesus ORISON: ‘I come,’ the great Redeemer cries (Tune: This Endris Nyght) – English melody; harm. Ralph Vaughan Williams (1872-1958) and Martin Fallas Shaw (1875-1958) PSALM 89:1, 2, 20-29 – Peter R. Hallock (1924–2014) HYMN: Christ, when for us you were baptized (Tune: Caithness) – melody from The Psalmes of David in Prose and […]

The Office of Compline for January 6, 2019

Jan 7, 2019 36:46

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January 6, 2019 The Epiphany ORISON: What child is this (Tune: Greensleeves) – English melody; harm. Christmas Carols New and Old, 1871, alt. PSALM 96 – Jason A. Anderson (b. 1976) HYMN: In the bleak mid-winter (Tune: Cranham) – Gustav Holst (1874-1934) NUNC DIMITTIS (Tune: Marilyn) – Peter R. Hallock ANTHEM:      Reges Tharsis et Insulae– William Byrd (c. 1539/1540-1623)                         The Three Kings – Peter Cornelius (1824-1874); arr. Ivor Atkins […]

The Office of Compline for December 30, 2018

Dec 31, 2018 34:16

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The First Sunday after Christmas Day PROCESSIONAL: Once in royal David’s city (Tune: Irby) – melody Henry John Gauntlett (1805-1876); harm. Arthur Henry Mann (1850-1929) PSALM 147 – Peter R. Hallock (1924-2014) HYMN: It came upon the midnight clear (Tune: Noel) – English melody; adapt. Arthur Sullivan (1842-1900) NUNC DIMITTIS (Tune: Marilyn) – Peter R. Hallock ANTHEMS:        Lullay my liking – Peter R. HallockBorn […]

The Office of Compline for December 23, 2018

Dec 24, 2018 34:47

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The Fourth Sunday of Advent PROCESSIONAL: O come, O come, Emmanuel (Tune: Veni, veni, Emmanuel) – Plainsong, Mode I, from Processionale, 15th cent.; arr. and harm. Peter R. Hallock (1924-2014) CANTICLE – The Song of Mary – Plainsong, Tone VIII.1 (Solemn) HYMN: Lo, how a Rose e’er blooming (Tune: Es ist ein Ros) – melody from Alte Catholische Geistliche Kirchengesäng, 1599; arr. Tyler A. Morse (b. 1990) NUNC […]

The Office of Compline for December 16, 2018

Dec 17, 2018 31:19

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December 16, 2018 The Third Sunday of Advent ORISON: Redeemer of the nations, come (Tune:Veni Redemptor gentium) – Plainsong, Mode I, Einsiedeln MS., 12th cent. CANTICLE – The First Song of Isaiah – Plainsong, Tone VII.3 and Peter R. Hallock (1924–2014) HYMN: On Jordan’s bank the Baptist’s cry (Tune: Winchester New) – Bartholomäus Crasselius (1667-1724), Harvey Grace (1874-1944), and William H. Monk (1823-1889) […]

The Office of Compline for December 9, 2018

Dec 10, 2018 29:55

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December 9, 2018 The Second Sunday of Advent ORISON: Creator of the stars of night (Tune: Conditor alme siderum) – Plainsong, Mode IV CANTICLE – The Song of Zechariah – Plainsong, Tone VIII.1 HYMN: Hark! a thrilling voice is sounding (Tune: Merton) – William Monk (1823-1889) NUNC DIMITTIS – Roger Sherman ANTHEM: Veni, Domine, noli tardare – William Byrd (c. 1539/1540-1623) Jason Anderson, director • Joel Matter, reader • Tyler […]

The Office of Compline for December 2, 2018

Dec 3, 2018 28:28

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December 2, 2018 The First Sunday of Advent ORISON: Matin Responsory – Jason A. Anderson (b. 1976) PSALM 25:1-9 – Plainsong, Tone IV.2 HYMN: Come, thou long-expected Jesus (Tune: Stuttgart) – mel. From Psalmodia Sacra, 1715; adapt. and harm. William Havergal (1793-1870), alt. NUNC DIMITTIS – Richard Proulx (1937-2010) ANTHEM: Sive vigilem – William Mundy (c. 1529-1591) Jason Anderson, director • William Turnipseed, reader • Arvind Narayanan, cantor

The Office of Compline for November 25, 2018

Nov 26, 2018 29:39

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November 25, 2018 The Last Sunday after Pentecost: Christ the King ORISON: ‘Psalm 95’ from Six Hymns to Doctor Watts – Alice Parker (b. 1925) PSALMS 93 and 150 – Plainsong, Tone VIII.3 and Charles Villiers Stanford (1852-1924) HYMN: Judge eternal, throned in splendor (Tune: Komm, o komm, du Geist des Lebens) – melody from Neu-vermehrtes und zu Ubung Christl. Gottseligkeit […]

The Office of Compline for November 18, 2018

Nov 19, 2018 31:31

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November 18, 2018 The 26th Sunday after Pentecost (Proper 28B) ORISON: Now thank we all our God (Tune: Nun danket alle Gott) – mel. Johann Cruger (1598-1662); harm. William Monk (1823-1889), after Felix Mendelssohn (1809-1847) PSALM 16 – Plainsong, Tone II.2 and Jason A. Anderson (b. 1976) HYMN: For the beauty of the earth (Tune: Lucerna Laudoniae) – David Evans (1874-1948) […]

The Office of Compline for November 11, 2018

Nov 12, 2018 34:27

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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 […]

The Office of Compline for November 4, 2018

Nov 5, 2018 31:07

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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 […]

The Office of Compline for October 28, 2018

Oct 29, 2018 28:18

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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) […]

The Office of Compline for October 14, 2018

Oct 15, 2018 27:02

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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) […]

The Office of Compline for October 7, 2018

Oct 8, 2018 29:45

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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’ […]

The Office of Compline for September 30, 2018

Oct 1, 2018 34:55

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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. […]

The Office of Compline for September 23, 2018

Sep 24, 2018 30:30

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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 […]

The Office of Compline for September 16, 2018

Sep 17, 2018 31:24

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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) […]

The Office of Compline for September 9, 2018

Sep 10, 2018 29:54

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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 […]

The Office of Compline for September 2, 2018

Sep 3, 2018 30:29

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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, […]

The Office of Compline for August 26, 2018

Aug 27, 2018 30:38

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August 26, 2018 The Fourteenth Sunday after Pentecost ORISON: Dear Lord and Father of mankind (Tune: Rest) – Frederick Charles Maker (1844-1927) PSALM 34:15-22 – Plainsong, Tone V.2 HYMN: My God, how wonderful thou art (Tune: Windsor) – mel. William Damon (c. 1540-c. 1591), alt;. harm. Booke of Musicke, 1591 NUNC DIMITTIS- Plainsong, Tone I; […]

The Office of Compline for August 19, 2018

Aug 20, 2018 30:02

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August 19, 2018 The 13th Sunday after Pentecost ORISON: The shadows of the evening hours – Erin Aas (b. 1974) PSALM 34:9-16 – Plainsong, Tone V.2 HYMN: Abide with me (Tune: Eventide) – William Henry Monk (1823-1889) NUNC DIMITTIS – Erin Aas ANTHEM: Salva nos, Domine, vigilantes – Jacob Handl (1551-1591) * Jason Anderson, director • Joel Matter, reader • Ken Peterson, cantor * Choir 1 Quartet: Thomas […]

The Office of Compline for August 12, 2018

Aug 13, 2018 33:25

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Church Calendar notation: The Twelfth Sunday after Pentecost ORISON: Blest Are the Pure in Heart – Searle Wright (1918-2004) PSALM 34:1-8 – plainsong, Mode V.2 HYMN: Sing We of the Blessed Mother – melody: Rustington, Charles Hubert Hastings Parry (1848-1918) NUNC DIMITTIS: setting for double choir by Charles Wood (1866-1926) ANTHEM: Ave Maria – Franz Biebl (1906-2001) Soloists: Joel Matter, Layne Benofsky, Tyler Morse Jeremy Matheis, director • Tyler Morse, reader • Thomas Adams, cantor

The Office of Compline for August 5, 2018

Aug 6, 2018 28:57

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Date: August 5, 2018 Church Calendar notation: The Feast of The Transfiguration ORISON: O Wondrous Type! O Vision Fair – melody and verse 3 harm. William Knapp (1698-1768); verse 2 harm. Hymns Ancient & Modern PSALM   99 – plainsong, Mode VII HYMN: Christ Upon the Mountain Peak – melody: IBIS, Thomas Kuras (1950-1997); harm. Peter R. Hallock (1924-2014) NUNC DIMITTIS: setting for three voices by […]

The Office of Compline for July 29, 2018

Jul 30, 2018 25:04

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July 29, 2018 The Tenth Sunday after Pentecost ORISON: O Christ, You are Both Light and Day – Tune: COMPLINE by David Hurd (b. 1950) PSALMS  134 & 4 – setting by Peter R. Hallock (1924-2014) HYMN: The Duteous Day Now Closeth – melody attributed to Heinrich Isaac (1450-1517); harmonized by J.S. Bach (1685-1750) NUNC DIMITTIS: setting for two voices by […]

The Office of Compline for July 22, 2018

Jul 23, 2018 29:20

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July 22, 2018 • Saint Mary Magdalene ORISON: O gladsome Light – Valaam Chant – arr. Deacon Sergei Trubachev (1919-1995)/William Turnipseed (b.1956) PSALM 42:1-7 – Plainsong setting, Tone IV.5 HYMN: Mary, weep not, weep no longer (Tune: Dulce Carmen) – attr. Michael Haydn (1731-1806) NUNC DIMITTIS: Plainsong setting, Tone V.1 ANTHEM: In nomine Jesu – Jacob Handl (1550-1591) William Turnipseed, director • Joel Matter, reader • […]

The Office of Compline for July 15, 2018

Jul 16, 2018 28:31

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July 15, 2018 The Eighth Sunday after Pentecost ORISON: Christ is made the sure foundation (Tune: Urbs Beata Jerusalem) – Plainsong, Mode II, Nevers MS., 13th cent. PSALM 66:1-11 – Peter R. Hallock (1924-2014) HYMN: All who love and serve your city (Tune: Charlestown) – mel. from The Southern Harmony, 1835 NUNC DIMITTIS: Plainsong, Tone VI; harm. Lodovico Grossi da Viadana (c. 1560-1627) […]

The Office of Compline for July 8, 2018

Jul 9, 2018 28:29

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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. […]

The Office of Compline for July 1, 2018

Jul 2, 2018 31:38

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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 […]

The Office of Compline for June 24, 2018

Jun 25, 2018 30:45

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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 […]

The Office of Compline for June 17, 2018

Jun 18, 2018 29:44

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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 […]

The Office of Compline for June 10, 2018

Jun 11, 2018 28:20

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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. […]

The Office of Compline for June 3, 2018

Jun 4, 2018 29:38

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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 28, 2018 30:18

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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 […]

The Office of Compline for May 20, 2018

May 21, 2018 31:15

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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; […]

The Office of Compline for May 13, 2018

May 14, 2018 25:57

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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 […]

The Office of Compline for May 6, 2018

May 7, 2018 30:37

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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 […]

The Office of Compline for April 29, 2018

Apr 30, 2018 30:31

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April 29, 2018 Feast of Saint Mark, Evangelist ORISON: O Way, through whom our souls draw near – M. Searle Wright (1918-2004) PSALMS 2 & 150 – Plainsong, Tone VIII.3 & Charles Villiers Stanford (1852-1924); arr. for men’s voices by Peter R. Hallock (1924-2014) HYMN: Come, pure hearts, in joyful measure (Tune: Alles ist an Gottes Segen) – mel. att. […]

The Office of Compline for April 22, 2018

Apr 23, 2018 29:15

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April 22, 2018 The Fourth Sunday of Easter ORISON: The Lord is my Shepherd – Bobby McFerrin (b. 1950) 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 – John Mundy [Munday] (c. 1555-1630) ANTHEM: The Good Shepherd – Alice Parker (b. 1925) […]

The Office of Compline for April 15, 2018

Apr 16, 2018 32:13

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April 15, 2018 The Third Sunday of Easter ORISON: This joyful Eastertide (Tune: Vruechten) – mel. from Psalmen, 1685; harm. Charles Wood (1866-1926) PSALMS 134 & 4 – Peter R. Hallock (1924–2014) HYMN: Jesus lives! (Tune: Saint Albinus) – Henry John Gauntlett (1805-1876) NUNC DIMITTIS – Tyler A. Morse (b. 1990) ANTHEM: Christus surrexit – Jacob Handl (1550-1591) * The Rt. Rev. Gregory H. Rickel, presider Ÿ Jason […]

The Office of Compline for April 8, 2018 — Updated Audio!

Apr 9, 2018 34:09

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Corrected media file — sorry for the confusion! April 8, 2018 The Second 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 133 – Setting based on a theme from Chichester Psalms by Leonard Bernstein (1918-1990); adapt. Jason […]

The Office of Compline for April 1, 2018

Apr 2, 2018 28:59

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April 1, 2018 Easter Day PROCESSIONAL: Easter Canticle – Peter R. Hallock (1924–2014) † PSALM 118:14-24 – Plainsong, Tone VIII.1 HYMN: Come, ye faithful, raise the strain (Tune: Gaudeamus pariter) – melody from Medieval Bohemian Carol Melody, 1544; harm; Hymnal, 1940, and Harvey Grace (1874-1944) NUNC DIMITTIS: Plainsong, Tonus peregrinus; harm. William Byrd (c. 1539/1540-1623) ANTHEM: Salvation is created – Pavel Chesnokov (1877-1944); arr. for men’s […]

The Office of Compline for March 25, 2018

Mar 26, 2018 39:26

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March 25, 2018 The Sunday of the Passion: Palm Sunday ORISON: The royal banners forward go (Tune: Vexilla Regis prodeunt) – Plainsong, Mode I; harm. Guillaume Dufay (c. 1397-1474) HYMN: Drop, drop, slow tears (Tune: Song 46) – Orlando Gibbons (c. 1583-1625) PSALM 22:1-18 – Peter R. Hallock (1924-2014) RESPOND: In manus tuas (Setting I) – John Sheppard (c. 1515-1558); ed. Simon R. Hill […]

The Office of Compline for March 18, 2018

Mar 19, 2018 34:03

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March 18, 2018 The Fifth Sunday in Lent ORISON: ‘Psalm 51’ from Six Hymns to Doctor Watts – Alice Parker (b. 1925) PSALM 51 – Peter R. Hallock (1924–2014) HYMN: O Christ, you are both light and day (Tune: Christe, qui Lux es et dies) – Plainsong, Mode II NUNC DIMITTIS:  Plainsong setting, Tone V.1 ANTHEM: Lamentations of Jeremiah – Elzéar Genet […]

The Office of Compline for March 4, 2018

Mar 5, 2018 33:53

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March 4, 2018 The Third Sunday in Lent ORISON: Lord Jesus, think on me (Tune: Southwell) – from Daman’s Psalter, 1579; adapt. Hymnal 1940 HYMN: O Christ, you are both light and day (Tune: Christe, qui Lux es et dies) – Plainsong, Mode II PSALM 13 – Peter R. Hallock (1924-2014) NUNC DIMITTIS:  Plainsong setting, Tone V.1 ANTHEM: Lamentations of Jeremiah (a5) – Alfonso Ferrabosco the […]

The Office of Compline for February 25, 2018

Feb 26, 2018 32:57

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February 25, 2018 The Second Sunday in Lent ORISON: Richard de Castre’s Prayer to Jesus – Richard Runciman Terry (1865-1938); arr. for men’s voices by Vernon Nicodemus HYMN: O Christ, you are both light and day (Tune: Christe, qui Lux es et dies) – Plainsong, Mode II PSALM 22:22-30 – Peter R. Hallock (1924-2014) NUNC DIMITTIS:  Plainsong setting, Tone V.1 […]

The Office of Compline for February 18, 2018

Feb 19, 2018 29:21

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February 18, 2018 The First Sunday in Lent During the season of Lent, the Compline Choir is using a slightly re-ordered setting of the office of Compline. This setting places the Confession and Absolution of Sin nearer the beginning of the and switches the placement of the Psalm and Office Hymn. We will return to […]

The Office of Compline for February 11, 2018

Feb 12, 2018 30:08

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February 11, 2018 The Last Sunday after the Epiphany ORISON: Processional Psalm for Lucernarium – Carl C. Crosier (1945-2014) PSALM 50:1-6 [premiere] – Jason A. Anderson (b. 1976) HYMN: Christ upon the mountain peak (Tune: Ibis) – melody Thomas Kuras (1950-1997); harm. Peter R. Hallock (1924-2014) NUNC DIMITTIS: Plainsong, Tone VII; harm. Thomas Morley (1557-1602) ANTHEM: Resplenduit facies – Tomás Luis de Victoria […]

The Office of Compline for February 4, 2018

Feb 5, 2018 29:44

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February 4, 2018 The Presentation of Our Lord Jesus Christ in the Temple (transferred) ORISON: Virgin-born, we bow before thee (Tune: Psalm 86) – Claude Goudimel (1514-1572), alt. PSALM 84 – Peter R. Hallock (1924-2014) HYMN: O Zion, open wide thy gates (Tune: Edmonton) – from Harmonia Sacra, ca. 1760 NUNC DIMITTIS – Anonymous setting, Lumley Choir Books (c. 1547-1552) ANTHEM: Senex puerum portabat – William Byrd […]

The Office of Compline for January 28, 2018

Jan 29, 2018 33:05

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January 28, 2018 The Fourth Sunday after the Epiphany ORISON: Blessed Jesus, at thy word we are gathered (Tune: Liebster Jesu) – mel. by Johann Rudolph Ahle (1625-1673); harm. George Herbert Palmer (1846-1926) and Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750) PSALM 57 – Peter R. Hallock (1924-2014) HYMN: Jesus, Lover of my soul (Tune: Aberystwyth) – Joseph Palmer (1841-1903) NUNC DIMITTIS – Anonymous […]

The Office of Compline for January 21, 2018

Jan 22, 2018 33:15

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January 21, 2018 The Third Sunday after the Epiphany ORISON: Dear Lord and Father of mankind (Tune: Rest) – Frederick Charles Maker (1844-1927) PSALM 62 – Jason A. Anderson (b. 1976) HYMN: Jesus calls us; o’er the tumult (Tune: Restoration) – melody from The Southern Harmony, 1835; harm. The Hymnal, 1982 NUNC DIMITTIS – Jeff Junkinsmith (b. 1956) ANTHEM: Ambulans Jesus – Francisco Guerrero (1527-1599) Jason Anderson, director • Jeremy Matheis, reader • Joel […]

The Office of Compline for January 14, 2018

Jan 15, 2018 36:25

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January 14, 2018 The Second Sunday after the Epiphany ORISON: Jesus came, adored by angels (Tune: Lowry) – Gerald Near (b. 1942) PSALM 139 – Peter R. Hallock (1924-2014) HYMN: Lord, thou hast searched me out (Tune: Tender Thought) – Kentucky Harmony, 1815 NUNC DIMITTIS – Dana T. Marsh (b. 1965) ANTHEM: Domine, probasti – Jason A. Anderson (b. 1976) †   Jason Anderson, director • Tyler […]

The Office of Compline for January 7, 2018

Jan 8, 2018 32:06

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January 7, 2018 The First Sunday after the Epiphany: The Baptism of Our Lord Jesus Christ ORISON: ‘I come,’ the great Redeemer cries This Endris Nyght – English melody; harm. Ralph Vaughan Williams (1872-1958) and Martin Fallas Shaw (1875-1958) PSALM 29 – Peter R. Hallock (1924-2014) HYMN: Christ, when for us you were baptized (Tune: Caithness) – melody from The Psalmes of […]

The Office of Compline for December 31, 2017

Jan 1, 2018 32:24

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December 31, 2017 The Seventh Day of Christmas ORISON: Puer nobis nascitur† – from Moosburg Gradual, c. 1355-1360; arr. Peter R. Hallock (1924-2014) PSALM 147 – Peter R. Hallock HYMN: Of the Father’s love begotten (Tune: Divinum mysterium) – Sanctus trope, 11th cent.; adapt. Piae Cantiones, 1582 NUNC DIMITTIS (Tune: Marilyn) – Peter R. Hallock ANTHEMS: Resonet in laudibus – Jacob Handl (1550-1591) Away in a manger […]

The Office of Compline for December 17, 2017

Dec 18, 2017 33:52

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December 17, 2017 • The Third Sunday of Advent PROCESSION: O come, O come, Emmanuel (Tune: Veni, veni, Emmanuel) – Plainsong, Mode I, Processionale, 15th cent.; adapt. Thomas Helmore (1811-1890); arr. Peter R. Hallock (1924-2014) ORISON: Lo, how a Rose e’er blooming – Michael Praetorius (1571-1621) and Carl Orff (1895-1982) PSALM 126 – Peter R. Hallock HYMN: Te lucis ante terminum (Before the ending of […]

The Office of Compline for December 10, 2017

Dec 11, 2017 30:05

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December 10, 2017 The Second Sunday of Advent ORISON: Comfort, comfort ye my people (Tune: Psalm 42) – melody by Claude Goudimel (1514-1572) PSALM 85:7-13 – Jason A. Anderson (b. 1976) HYMN: Te lucis ante terminum (Before the ending of the day) – Plainsong, Mode II NUNC DIMITTIS – Roger Sherman ANTHEM: Ecce Dominus veniet – Tomás Luis de Victoria (1548-1611) Jason Anderson, director […]

The Office of Compline for December 3, 2017

Dec 4, 2017 28:05

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December 3, 2017 The First Sunday of Advent ORISON: Prepare the way, O Zion (Tune: Bereden Väg för Herran) – mel. from Then Swenska Psalmboken, 1697; harm. Koralbok för Svenska Kyrkan, 1939, alt. PSALM 80:1-7, 16-18 – Plainsong, Tone IV.4 HYMN: Te lucis ante terminum (Before the ending of the day) – Plainsong, Mode II NUNC DIMITTIS – Richard Proulx (1937-2010) ANTHEM: Creator of the […]

The Office of Compline for November 26, 2017

Nov 27, 2017 31:34

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The Last Sunday after Pentecost November 26, 2017 ORISON: O Jesus, crowned with all renown (Tune: Kingsfold) – English melody; arr. Ralph Vaughan Williams (1872-1958) PSALMS 82 & 150 – Peter R. Hallock (1924-2014) and Charles Villiers Stanford (1852-1924) HYMN: Jesus, our mighty Lord (Tune: Monks Gate) – Sussex melody; arr. Ralph Vaughan Williams NUNC DIMITTIS – Plainsong, Tone VIII; harm. […]

The Office of Compline for November 19, 2017

Nov 20, 2017 32:14

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The 24th Sunday after Pentecost November 19, 2017 ORISON: Bring us, O Lord God – Peter R. Hallock (1924-2014) PSALM 46 – Hallock HYMN: I’ll praise my Maker while I’ve breath (Tune: Old 113th) – melody from Strassburger Kirchenamt, 1525; harm. Hallock NUNC DIMITTIS (2-part setting with handbells) – Hallock ANTHEM: If we could shut the gate – Hallock * Jason Anderson, director • Tyler Morse, reader • […]

The Office of Compline for November 12, 2017

Nov 13, 2017 32:33

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The 23rd Sunday after Pentecost November 12, 2017 ORISON: O day of God, draw nigh (Tune: Saint Michael) – Louis Bourgeois (c. 1510-c. 1561); harm. William Henry Monk (1823-1889) PSALM 73 – Peter R. Hallock (1924-2014) HYMN: Rejoice! rejoice, believers, and let your lights appear (Tune: Llangloffan) – mel. from Hymnau a Thonau er Gwasanaeth yr Eglwys yng Nghymru, 1865; harm. The English Hymnal, 1906 NUNC DIMITTIS […]

The Office of Compline for November 5, 2017

Nov 6, 2017 32:44

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All Saints’ Sunday with Dedication of Vestments • November 5, 2017 The Compline Choir dedicated new vestments at the beginning of the All Saints’ Sunday Compline service. Purchase of vestments were made possibly by a $10,000 gift in memory of Peter Rasmussen Hallock (1924-2014), given by his sister Matilda Ann Hallock Milbank (1917-2015). Cassocks and surplices were custom-made by […]

The Office of Compline for October 29, 2017

Oct 30, 2017 27:26

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The 21st Sunday after Pentecost October 29, 2017 ORISON: If ye love me – Thomas Tallis (c. 1505-1585) PSALM 15 (Setting I) – Peter R. Hallock (1924-2014) HYMN: Book of books, our people’s strength (Tune: Leibster Jesu) – melody by Johann Rudolph Ahle (1625-1673); harm. George Herbert Palmer (1846-1926) and Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750) NUNC DIMITTIS – Plainsong, Tone VI; […]

The Office of Compline for October 15, 2017

Oct 16, 2017 28:41

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The 19th Sunday after Pentecost October 15, 2017 ORISON: Blest are the pure in heart – M. Searle Wright (1918-2004) PSALM 23 – Peter R. Hallock (1924-2014) HYMN: The King of love my Shepherd is (Tune: Saint Columba) – Irish melody; stzs. 1-5 harm. Hymnal 1940; stz. 6 harm. Hallock NUNC DIMITTIS: Plainsong, Tone I; harm. William Byrd (1543-1623) ANTHEM: O bone Jesu […]

The Office of Compline for October 8, 2017

Oct 9, 2017 29:29

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The 18th Sunday after Pentecost October 8, 2017 ORISON: Lord, make us servants of your peace (Tune: Dickinson College) – Lee Hastings Bristol, Jr. (1923-1979) PSALM 148 – Peter R. Hallock (1924-2014) HYMN: Most High, omnipotent, good Lord (Tune: Assissi) – Alfred Morton Smith (1879-1971) NUNC DIMITTIS: Plainsong setting, Tone V.1 ANTHEM: i thank You God for most this amazing day – Tyler A. […]

The Office of Compline for October 1, 2017

Oct 2, 2017 30:48

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The 17th Sunday after Pentecost • October 1, 2017 ORISON: Remember, O thou man – Thomas Ravenscroft (c. 1582-c. 1635) PSALM 25:1-8, 10-11, 13-14, 21 – Peter R. Hallock (1924-2014) HYMN: When all thy mercies, O my God, my rising soul surveys (Tune: Durham) – mel. and bass by Thomas Ravenscroft, harm. Samuel Sebastian Wesley (1810-1876) NUNC DIMITTIS: Plainsong, Tone […]

The Office of Compline for September 24, 2017

Sep 25, 2017 28:25

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September 24, 2017 The 16th Sunday after Pentecost ORISON: Now cheer our hearts this eventide (Orison at Eventide) – Nathan Jensen (b. 1968) PSALM 89:1, 2, 20-29 – Peter R. Hallock (1924-2014) OFFICE HYMN: Te lucis ante terminum (Before the ending of the day) – Plainsong, Mode VIII; harm. Orlande de Lassus (1532-1594) NUNC DIMITTIS in E – Charles Wood (1866-1926) […]

The Office of Compline for September 17, 2017

Sep 18, 2017 29:02

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September 17, 2017 The 15th Sunday after Pentecost ORISON: Peace, perfect peace (Tune: Song 46) – Orlando Gibbons (c. 1583-1625) PSALM 103 – Peter R. Hallock (1924-2014) HYMN: The duteous day now closeth (Tune: O Welt, ich muss dich lassen) – Melody attr. Heinrich Isaac (c. 1450–1517); harm. Johann Sebastian Bach (1685–1750) NUNC DIMITTIS: Plainsong, Tone III; harm. Carolus Andreas (d. […]

The Office of Compline for September 10, 2017

Sep 11, 2017 25:31

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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. […]

The Office of Compline for September 3, 2017

Sep 4, 2017 28:00

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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. […]

The Office of Compline for August 27, 2017

Aug 28, 2017 26:50

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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, […]

The Office of Compline for August 20, 2017

Aug 21, 2017 28:44

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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) […]

The Office of Compline for August 13, 2017

Aug 14, 2017 26:51

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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, […]

The Office of Compline for August 6, 2017

Aug 7, 2017 28:59

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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 […]

The Office of Compline for July 30, 2017

Jul 31, 2017 27:55

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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 […]

The Office of Compline for July 23, 2017

Jul 24, 2017 31:14

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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 • […]

The Office of Compline for July 16, 2017

Jul 17, 2017 27:36

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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

Jul 10, 2017 29:42

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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 […]

The Office of Compline for July 2, 2017

Jul 3, 2017 29:34

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July 2, 2017 The Fourth Sunday after Pentecost ORISON: ‘Phos hilaron’ from The Evening Service – Stephen Sturk (b. 1950) PSALM 33:12-22 – Peter R. Hallock (1924-2014) HYMN: Christ, mighty Savior, light of all creation (Tune: Mighty Savior) – David Hurd (b. 1950) NUNC DIMITTIS from The Evening Service – Sturk ANTHEM: There is a balm in Gilead – African-American Spiritual; arr. Jeff Junkinsmith […]

The Office of Compline for June 25, 2017

Jun 26, 2017 29:54

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June 25, 2017 The Third Sunday after Pentecost ORISON: Phos hilaron – Kevin Siegfried (b. 1969) PSALM 97 – Peter R. Hallock (1924-2014) HYMN: Te lucis ante terminum – Sarum chant, Mode VIII; harm. Siegfried NUNC DIMITTIS: Anonymous 16th cent. setting, Tone IV; adapt. Bernarr Rainbow (1914-1998) ANTHEM: Sometimes I feel like a motherless child – African-American Spiritual; arr. Brian Fairbanks […]

The Office of Compline for June 18, 2017

Jun 19, 2017 26:09

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Date: June 18, 2017 Church Calendar notation: The Second Sunday after Pentecost ORISON: O Gladsome Light (Tune: Le Cantique de Siméon) – melody Louis Bourgeois (1510-1559); harm. Claude Goudimel (1514-1572) PSALMS  134 & 4 – setting by Peter R. Hallock (1924-2014) HYMN: Our Father, by whose name all fatherhood is known – (Tune: Rhosymedre) – John David Edwards (1805-1885); […]

The Office of Compline for June 11, 2017

Jun 12, 2017 27:55

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June 11, 2017 The First Sunday after Pentecost: Trinity Sunday ORISON: O lux beata Trinitas – Ronald Arnatt (b. 1930) PSALM 111 – Peter R. Hallock (1924-2014) HYMN: O holy Splendor of eternal light (Tune: Coolinge) – Cyril Vincent Taylor (1907-1991) NUNC DIMITTIS – James Bassi (b. 1961) ANTHEMS: Libera nos II – John Sheppard […]

The Office of Compline for June 4, 2017

Jun 5, 2017 29:57

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Construction continues at Saint Mark’s Episcopal Cathedral. Four windows along the north wall have been removed. Soon, they will be replaced with new, energy-efficient windows. The absence of windows has made the cathedral ‘open air’, with road noise from I-5 and nearby streets invading. We know this negatively impacts those who listen via Classical KING […]

The Office of Compline for May 28, 2017

May 29, 2017 29:42

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May 28, 2017 The Seventh Sunday of Easter: The Sunday after Ascension Day ORISON: God is ascended (Tune: Gen Himmel aufgefahren ist) – German, 16th cent.; arr. Peter R. Hallock (1924-2014) PSALM 68:1-20 – Peter R. Hallock HYMN: Christ is alive! (Tune: Truro) – mel. from Psalmodia Evangelica, 1790; harm. Lowell Mason (1792-1872) and Harvey […]

The Office of Compline for May 21, 2017

May 22, 2017 29:21

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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: […]

The Office of Compline for May 14, 2017

May 15, 2017 29:22

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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 […]

The Office of Compline for May 7, 2017

May 8, 2017 28:14

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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: […]

The Office of Compline for April 30, 2017

May 1, 2017 32:00

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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 […]

The Office of Compline for April 23, 2017

Apr 24, 2017 31:26

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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 […]

The Office of Compline for April 16, 2017

Apr 17, 2017 33:32

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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), […]

The Office of Compline for April 9, 2017

Apr 10, 2017 37:03

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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) […]

The Office of Compline for April 2, 2017

Apr 3, 2017 31:35

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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 […]

The Office of Compline for March 26, 2017

Mar 27, 2017 33:26

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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 […]

The Office of Compline for March 19, 2017

Mar 20, 2017 31:17

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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 […]

The Office of Compline for March 12, 2017

Mar 13, 2017 30:16

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March 12, 2017 The Second Sunday in Lent ORISON: Lord Jesus, think on me (Tune: Southwell) – from Daman’s Psalter, 1579; adapt. Hymnal 1940; fauxbourdon harm. by Peter R. Hallock (1924-2014) HYMN: O Christ, you are both light and day (Tune: Christe, qui Lux es et dies) – Plainsong, Mode II; Mainlander Hymnen, 15th cent. […]

The Office of Compline for March 5, 2017

Mar 6, 2017 35:17

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March 5, 2017 The First Sunday in Lent NOTE: During the season of Lent, on a trial basis, the Compline Choir is using a slightly re-ordered version of the office of Compline. This version places the Confession and Absolution of Sin nearer the beginning of the service and switches the placement of the Psalm and […]

The Office of Compline for February 26, 2017

Feb 27, 2017 31:13

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February 26, 2017 The Last Sunday after the Epiphany ORISON: O wondrous type! O vision fair (Tune: Aeterne Rex altissime) – Plainsong, Mode I; Zisterzienser Hymnar, 14th cent.; adapt. Jason A. Anderson (b. 1976) PSALMS 2 and 150 – Plainsong, Tone VIII.3 and Charles Villiers Stanford (1852-1924) HYMN: Christ upon the mountain peak (Tune: Ibis) […]

The Office of Compline for February 19, 2017

Feb 18, 2017 31:09

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February 19, 2017 The Seventh Sunday after the Epiphany The Compline Choir was joined by the Senior Choristers of the Saint Mark’s Cathedral Choir School, Rebekah Gilmore, director. Together, they offered the office of Compline with treble and male voices under the direction of Jason Anderson. This joint partnership occurs every two years.  ORISON: Lord, […]

The Office of Compline for February 12, 2017

Feb 13, 2017 29:11

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February 12, 2017 The Sixth Sunday after the Epiphany ORISON: “Thy mercies fill the earth, O Lord” from Six Hymns to Doctor Watts – Alice Parker (b. 1924) PSALM 119:1-16 – Plainsong, Tone II.1 HYMN: Book of books, our people’s strengths (Tune: Liebster Jesu) – mel. Johann Rudolph Ahle (1625-1673); harm. George Herbert Palmer (1846-1926) […]

The Office of Compline for February 5, 2017

Feb 6, 2017 27:55

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February 5, 2017 • The Fifth Sunday after the Epiphany ORISON: Jesus said, “You are the light of the world” – Peter R. Hallock (1924-2014) PSALM 112:1-9 – Plainsong, Tone I.7 HYMN: Eternal light, shine in my heart (Tune: Ach bleib bei uns) – mel. Samuel Scheidt (1587-1654); harm. Seth Calvisius (1556-1615) NUNC DIMITTIS: Plainsong, […]

The Office of Compline for January 29, 2017

Jan 30, 2017 29:43

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January 29, 2017 The Fourth Sunday after the Epiphany ORISON: Judge eternal, throned in splendor (Tune: Komm, o komm, du Geist des Lebens) – melody from Neu-vermehrtes und zu Ubung Christl. Gottseligkeit eingerichtetes Meiningisches Gesangbuch, 1693 PSALM 15 – setting by Peter R. Hallock (1924-2014) HYMN: O God of Every Nation – (Tune: Llangloffan) – […]

The Office of Compline for January 22, 2017

Jan 23, 2017 29:22

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January 22, 2017 The Third Sunday after the Epiphany ORISON: I Heard the Voice of Jesus Say – The Third Tune, Thomas Tallis (c. 1505-1585) PSALM 27:1, 5-13 – plainsong, Tone VIII.1 HYMN: The People Who in Darkness Walked – Dundee, melody The CL Psalmes of David, 1615; harm. Thomas Ravenscroft (1582-1633) NUNC DIMITTIS: setting by Mark Powell ANTHEM: Surge, […]

The Office of Compline for January 15, 2017

Jan 16, 2017 30:51

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January 15, 2017 The Second Sunday after the Epiphany ORISON: God of Mercy, God of Grace – Lucerna Laudoniae, David Evans (1874-1948) PSALM 40:1-11 – plainsong, Tone II.1 HYMN: Thy Kingdom Come, O God! – St. Cecilia, Leighton George Hayne (1836-1883) NUNC DIMITTIS: Lord God, You Now Have Set Your Servant Free – Song 1, melody and bass Orlando […]

The Office of Compline for January 8, 2016

Jan 9, 2017 30:17

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January 8, 2017 The First Sunday after the Epiphany: The Baptism of Our Lord ORISON: I Come, the Great Redeemer Cries – This Endris Nyght – English melody; harm. Ralph Vaughan Williams (1872-1958) PSALM 29 – Peter R. Hallock (1924-2014) HYMN: Alleluia, Song of Gladness – Urbs beata Jerusalem, plainsong, Mode 2 NUNC DIMITTIS: setting by Jeremy […]

The Office of Compline for January 1, 2017

Jan 2, 2017 33:56

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January 1, 2017 First Sunday after Christmas; The Feast of The Holy Name ORISON: Let All Mortal Flesh Keep Silence- (Tune: Picardy, French Carol) from Chansons populaires des Provinces de France, 1860 PSALM: 103 plainsong, Tone VIII HYMN: Ring Out, Wild Bells (Tune: Deus Tuorum Militum) from Grenoble Antiphoner, 1753; Alfred, Lord Tennyson (1809-1892), arr. […]

The Office of Compline for December 25, 2016

Dec 26, 2016 32:18

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December 25, 2016 Christmas Day ORISON: Procession: Hodie Christus natus est – Plainsong from Vespers of the Nativity A Child Is Born in Bethlehem – Mode I Plainsong, 14th cent. – setting by Richard Proulx (1937 – 2010) PSALM 98 – Peter R. Hallock (1924-2014) HYMN: On This Day Earth Shall Ring – Melody from Piae Cantiones; arr. by […]

The Office of Compline for December 18, 2016

Dec 19, 2016 32:49

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December 18, 2016 The Fourth Sunday of Advent ORISON: Savior of the Nations, Come! (Tune: Nun komm, der Heiden Heiland, melody from Erfurt Enchiridia, 1524) PSALM 80:1-7 16-18 – plainsong, Mode 4 HYMN: Lo, How a Rose E’er Blooming – Michael Praetorius (1571-1621); Carl Orff (1895 – 1982); verse in canon by Melchior Vulpius (1570-1615) NUNC DIMITTIS: plainsong […]

The Office of Compline for December 11, 2016

Dec 12, 2016 30:14

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December 11, 2016 The Third Sunday of Advent ORISON: Redeemer of the Nations, Come (Tune: Veni Redemptor gentium) – Plainsong, Mode I, Einsiedeln MS., 12th cent. PSALM 146:5-10 – plainsong, Tone VIII HYMN: Comfort, Comfort Ye My People (Tune: Psalm 42) – melody by Claude Goudimel (1514-1572); adapted by Louis Bourgeois, 1551 NUNC DIMITTIS: plainsong Tone I.8;  harm. William Byrd (1543-1623) ANTHEM*: Rorate […]

The Office of Compline for December 4, 2016

Dec 5, 2016 33:54

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December 4, 2016 The Second Sunday of Advent PROCESSIONAL: O come, O come, Emmanuel (Tune: Veni, veni, Emmanuel) – Plainsong, Mode I, from Processionale, 15th cent.; arr. and harm. Peter R. Hallock (1924-2014) PSALM 72: 1-7, 18-19 – plainsong, Tone I.1 HYMN: Ah! think not, ‘the Lord delayeth’ (Tune: St. Olaf’s Sequence [Postquam Calix Babylons]) […]

The Office of Compline for November 27, 2016

Nov 28, 2016 25:09

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November 27, 2016 The First Sunday of Advent ORISON: Creator of the Stars of Night (Tune: Conditor alme siderum) – Plainsong, Mode 4 PSALM 122 – plainsong, Tone I.2 HYMN: Come, Thou Long-expected Jesus (Tune: Stuttgart) – mel. From Psalmodia Sacra, 1715; adapt. and harm. William Havergal (1793-1870), alt. NUNC DIMITTIS: setting by Richard Proulx (1937-2010) ANTHEM: E’en So, Lord […]

The Office of Compline for November 20, 2016

Nov 21, 2016 29:30

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November 20, 2016 The Last Sunday after Pentecost: Christ the King ORISON: Jesus, Thou Joy of Loving Hearts – Christe Redemptor, Sarum Plainsong, Mode I PSALM 46 – Peter R. Hallock (1924-2014) HYMN: The Lord Will Come and Not Be Slow (Tune: York – melody from The CL Psalmes of David, 1615) – harm. John Milton, Sr. (cir. 1563-1647) NUNC DIMITTIS: […]

The Office of Compline for November 13, 2016

Nov 14, 2016 28:21

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26th Sunday after Pentecost ORISON: My Spirit Longs for Thee – John Dowland (1563-1626) PSALM 143 – plainsong, tone VI HYMN: The Great Creator of the Worlds (Tune: Tallis’ Ordinal) – Thomas Tallis (c.1505-1585) NUNC DIMITTIS: Marilyn setting – Peter R. Hallock (1924-2014) ANTHEM: Peccantem me quotidie – Orlande de Lassus (1532-1594) Jeremy Matheis, director • William Turnipseed, reader • Cameron Mousighi, cantor

The Office of Compline for November 6, 2016

Nov 7, 2016 32:35

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November 6, 2016 25th Sunday after Pentecost; The Feast of All Saints (November 1st) ORISON: Holy is the True Light – William H. Harris (1883-1973) PSALM 149 – Peter R. Hallock (1924-2014) HYMN: Jesus, Son of Mary (Tune: ADORO DEVOTE) – French church melody, Mode 5 NUNC DIMITTIS: setting by Roger Sherman (b. 1954) ANTHEM: I Am the Resurrection; We Brought Nothing Into […]

The Office of Compline for October 30, 2016

Oct 31, 2016 30:13

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The 24th Sunday after Pentecost October 30, 2016 ORISON: Now cheer our hearts this eventide (Based on the hymn tune Ach bleib bei uns) – Geistliche Lieder, Leipzig, 1589; adapt. and harm. Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750) PSALM 32 – Peter R. Hallock (1924-2014) HYMN: To you before the close of day (Tune: Te lucis ante […]

The Office of Compline for October 23, 2016

Oct 24, 2016 29:06

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The 23rd Sunday after Pentecost October 23, 2016 ORISON: “Peace be within this sacred place” from Six Hymns to Doctor Watts – Alice Parker (b. 1924) PSALM 84 – Peter R. Hallock (1924-2014) HYMN: How lovely is thy dwelling-place (Tune: Brother James’ Air) – James Leith Macbeth Bain (1860-1925) NUNC DIMITTIS – Tyler Morse (b. […]

The Office of Compline for October 16, 2016

Oct 17, 2016 30:09

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The 22nd Sunday after Pentecost October 16, 2016 ORISON: Psalm 121 – H. Walford Davies (1869-1941) PSALM 121 – Peter R. Hallock (1924-2014) HYMN 668: I to the hills will lift mine eyes (Tune: Burford) – From A Book of Psalmody, 1718 NUNC DIMITTIS – James Bassi (b. 1961) ANTHEM: I will lift up mine […]

The Office of Compline for October 9, 2016

Oct 10, 2016 28:12

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The 21st Sunday after Pentecost October 9, 2016 ORISON: Maker of all things, God most high – Thomas Tallis (c. 1505-1585) PSALM 111 – Peter R. Hallock (1924-2014) HYMN: Te lucis ante terminum – Plainsong, Mode VIII; harm. Orlande de Lassus (1532-1594) NUNC DIMITTIS: Plainsong, Mode III; harm. Carolus Andreas (d. 1627) ANTHEM: Ubi caritas […]

The Office of Compline for October 2, 2016

Oct 3, 2016 33:46

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The 20th Sunday after Pentecost October 2, 2016 ORISON: O Lord, I lift my heart to thee – Orlando Gibbons (1583-1625) PSALMS 134 & 4 – Peter R. Hallock (1924-2014) HYMN: Drop, drop, slow tears (Tune: Song 46) – Orlando Gibbons NUNC DIMITTIS: Plainsong, Mode VI; harm. Orlando Gibbons ANTHEM: Inclina, Domine, aurem tuam – […]

The Office of Compline for September 25, 2016

Sep 26, 2016 37:01

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The Feast of Saint Michael and All Angels September 25, 2016 ORISON: Christ, the fair glory of the holy angels (Tune: Christe sanctorum) – Sarum plainsong, Mode I PSALM 91 – Peter R. Hallock (1924-2014) HYMN: God, that madest earth and heaven (Tune: Ar hyd y nos) – Trad. Welsh melody NUNC DIMITTIS: Plainsong, Tone […]

The Office of Compline for September 18, 2016

Sep 19, 2016 27:28

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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: […]

The Office of Compline for September 11, 2016

Sep 12, 2016 31:53

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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 […]

The Office of Compline for September 4, 2016

Sep 5, 2016 30:24

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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) […]

The Office of Compline for August 28, 2016

Aug 29, 2016 27:56

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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

Aug 22, 2016 33:30

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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 […]

The Office of Compline for August 14, 2016

Aug 15, 2016 35:00

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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) – […]

The Office of Compline for August 7, 2016

Aug 8, 2016 31:20

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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

Aug 1, 2016 30:03

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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 […]

The Office of Compline for July 24, 2016

Jul 25, 2016 29:14

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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 […]

The Office of Compline for July 17, 2016

Jul 18, 2016 28:49

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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 – […]

The Office of Compline for July 10, 2016

Jul 11, 2016 30:44

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July 10, 2016 The Eighth Sunday after Pentecost ORISON: Phos hilaron – Kevin Siegfried (b. 1969) PSALM 25:1-9 – Plainsong, Tone IV.2 HYMN: Te lucis ante terminum – Plainsong, Mode VIII; harm. Kevin Siegfried (b. 1969) NUNC DIMITTIS – Roupen Shakarian (b. 1950) ANTHEM: The Road Home – Stephen Paulus (1949-2014) Jason Anderson, director • […]

The Office of Compline for July 3, 2016

Jul 4, 2016 29:02

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July 3, 2016 The Seventh Sunday after Pentecost ORISON: Phos hilaron, from The Evening Service – Stephen Sturk (b. 1950) PSALM 66 – Peter R. Hallock (1924-2014) HYMN: God, who stretched the spangled heavens (Tune: Holy Manna) – From The Southern Harmony, 1835 NUNC DIMITTIS from The Evening Service – Sturk ANTHEM: Jesus walked this […]

The Office of Compline for June 26, 2016

Jun 27, 2016 28:18

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June 26, 2016 • The Sixth Sunday after Pentecost ORISON: God be in my head – Doug Fullington (b. 1969) PSALM 16 – Plainsong, Tone II.2 and Jason A. Anderson (b. 1976) HYMN: When Christ was lifted from the earth (Tune: Saint Botolph) – Gordon Slater (1896-1979) NUNC DIMITTIS: Plainsong, Tone VI; harm. Anonymous; adapt. […]

The Office of Compline for June 19, 2016

Jun 20, 2016 28:33

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June 19, 2016 Fifth Sunday after Pentecost ORISON: Round me falls the night – composite arrangement; melody by A. Drese (1620-1701) PSALM 22:22-30 – Plainsong, Tone II.1 HYMN: Our Father, by whose Name all fatherhood is known (Tune: Rhosymedre) – John Edwards (1806-1885) NUNC DIMITTIS: Plainsong, Mode V; harm. Padre Vincente Ripollès ANTHEM: In manus […]

The Office of Compline for June 12, 2016

Jun 13, 2016 40:19

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June 12, 2016 The Fourth Sunday after Pentecost   The office of Compline was offered in memory of the fifty persons slaughtered in Orlando and fifty-three persons wounded. The service began with tolling of the Peace Bell while members of the choir carried forth fifty lighted candles, placing them on the chancel steps in front […]

The Office of Compline for June 5, 2016

Jun 6, 2016 28:38

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June 5, 2016 The Third Sunday after Pentecost ORISON: Now cheer our hearts this eventide – Nathan Jensen (b. 1968) PSALM 91 – Anglican chant setting by Peter R. Hallock (1924-2014) HYMN: Christ, mighty Savior (Tune: Christe, Lux mundi) – Plainsong, Mode VII, Freiburg MS., 14th cent. NUNC DIMITTIS – Plainsong, Tone VII; harm. Thomas […]

The Office of Compline for May 29, 2016

May 30, 2016 29:43

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The Second Sunday after Pentecost ORISON: Be present, O merciful God – Roupen Shakarian (b. 1950) PSALM 96 – Jason A. Anderson (b. 1976) HYMN: There is a balm in Gilead – African-American Spiritual; arr. Jeff Junkinsmith (b. 1956) NUNC DIMITTIS: Plainsong, Tone VI; harm. Anonymous 16th cent. composer ANTHEM: Domine non sum dignus – […]

The Office of Compline for May 22, 2016

May 23, 2016 30:03

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May 22, 2016 The First Sunday after Pentecost: Trinity Sunday ORISON: O lux beata Trinitas – Ronald Arnatt (b. 1930) PSALM 8 – Plainsong, Tone V.2 HYMN: Holy God we praise thy Name (Tune: Grosser Gott) – mel. from Katholisches Gesangbuch, 1686; harm. Charles Winfred Douglas (1867-1944), after Conrad Kocher (1786-1872) NUNC DIMITTIS: John Mundy […]

The Office of Compline for May 15, 2016

May 16, 2016 31:34

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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: Veni Creator Spiritus) – Plainsong, Mode VIII NUNC DIMITTIS: Plainsong setting, Tone VII; harm. Thomas Tallis (c. 1505-1585) ANTHEM: […]

The Office of Compline for May 8, 2016

May 9, 2016 30:39

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May 8, 2016 • The Seventh Sunday of Easter: The Sunday after Ascension Day PROCESSIONAL: O clap your hands – Peter R. Hallock (1924–2014) PSALM 68:1-20 – Peter R. Hallock HYMN: O Lord Most High, eternal King (Tune: Aeterne Rex altissime) – Plainsong, Mode I NUNC DIMITTIS: Plainsong setting, Tone I; harm. Thomas Morley (1557/1558-1602) […]

The Office of Compline for May 1, 2016

May 2, 2016 30:45

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May 1, 2016 The Sixth Sunday of Easter ORISON: Lift your voice rejoicing, Mary (Tune: Fisk of Gloucester)** – Thomas Foster (b. 1938) PSALM 67 – Plainsong, Tone VIII.1 HYMN: God himself is with us (Tune: Tysk) – from Psalm und Choralbuch, 1719 NUNC DIMITTIS: Plainsong, Tone VIII; harm. John Holmes (d. 1629) ANTHEM: Regina […]

The Office of Compline for April 24, 2016

Apr 25, 2016 30:29

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April 24, 2016 The Fifth Sunday of Easter ORISON: ‘The Call’ from Five Mystical Songs – Ralph Vaughan Williams (1872-1958) PSALM 148 – Peter R. Hallock (1924–2014) HYMN: O Jesus, joy of loving hearts (Tune: Dickinson College) – Lee Hastings Bristol, Jr. (1923-1979) NUNC DIMITTIS: Plainsong, Tone II; harm. John Holmes (d. 1629) ANTHEM: Ubi […]

The Office of Compline for April 17, 2016

Apr 18, 2016 32:01

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April 17, 2016 The Fourth Sunday of Easter ORISON: The Lord is my Shepherd – Bobby McFerrin (b. 1950) PSALM 23 – Peter R. Hallock (1924-2014) HYMN: 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), alt.; […]

The Office of Compline for April 10, 2016

Apr 11, 2016 32:43

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April 10, 2016 The Third Sunday of Easter ORISON: Come, ye faithful, raise the strain (Tune: Gaudeamus pariter) – Medieval Bohemian Carol Melody, 1544 PSALM 33:1-11 – Peter R. Hallock (1924-2014) HYMN: Jesus lives! (Tune: St. Albinus) – Henry John Gauntlett (1805-1876) NUNC DIMITTIS: Plainsong, Tone VI; harm. Orlando Gibbons (1583-1625) ANTHEM: Christ rising again […]

The Office of Compline for April 3, 2016

Apr 4, 2016 34:43

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April 3, 2016 The Second Sunday of Easter ORISON: We walk by faith, and not by sight (Tune: St. Botolph) – Gordon Slater (1896-1979) PSALM 118:14-24, 28-29 – Plainsong, Tone VIII.1 HYMN: That Easter Day with joy was bright (Tune: Puer nobis) – mel. from Trier MS., 15th cent.; adapt. Michael Praetorius (1571-1621); harm. George […]

The Office of Compline for March 27, 2016

Mar 28, 2016 27:13

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March 27, 2016 • Easter Day PROCESSIONAL: Easter Canticle – Peter R. Hallock (1924–2014) PSALM 114 – Plainsong setting, Tonus peregrinus HYMN 183: Christians to the Paschal victim (Tune: Victimae Paschali laudes) – Plainsong, Mode I; melody att. Wigbert (d. 1050?) NUNC DIMITTIS: Plainsong, Tonus peregrinus; harm. William Byrd (c. 1539/1540-1623) ANTHEM: Haec est dies […]

The Office of Compline for March 20, 2016

Mar 21, 2016 37:59

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March 20, 2016 The Sunday of the Passion: Palm Sunday ORISON: O Cross, whose wood is all our race’s boast (Tune: Tenth Avenue) – Peter R. Hallock (1924-2014) PSALM 88 – Plainsong, Tone I.7 HARMONIZED RESPOND: In manus tuas (Setting I) – John Sheppard (c. 1515-1558); ed. Simon R. Hill HYMN: O sacred head, sore […]

The Office of Compline for March 13, 2016

Mar 14, 2016 32:38

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March 13, 2016 The Fifth Sunday in Lent ORISON: The glory of these forty days we celebrate with songs of praise (Tune: Erhalt uns, Herr) – mel. from Geistliche Lieder,1543; harm. Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750) PSALM 126 – Plainsong, Tone I.8 HYMN 152: Kind Maker of the world (Tune: A la venue de Noël) – […]

The Office of Compline for March 6, 2016

Mar 7, 2016 33:36

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March 6, 2016 The Fourth Sunday in Lent: Laetare ORISON: Drop, drop, slow tears (Tune: Song 46) – Orlando Gibbons (1583-1625) PSALM 32 – Peter R. Hallock (1924-2014) HYMN: Amazing grace! how sweet the sound (Tune: New Britain) – mel. from Virginia Harmony, 1831; harm. Richard T. Proulx (1937-2010) and Peter R. Hallock NUNC DIMITTIS: […]

The Office of Compline for February 28, 2016

Feb 29, 2016 35:13

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February 28, 2016 • The Third Sunday in Lent ORISON: Lord Jesus, think on me (Tune: Southwell) – from Daman’s Psalter, 1579; adapt. Hymnal 1940; fauxbourdon harm. by Peter R. Hallock (1924-2014) PSALM 63:1-8 – Plainsong, Tone II.1 HYMN: Eternal Lord of love (Tune: Old 124th) – mel. Pseaumes octante trois de David, 1551; harm. […]

The Office of Compline for February 21, 2016

Feb 22, 2016 31:36

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February 21, 2016 The Second Sunday in Lent ORISON: Lord, keep us steadfast in your Word (Tune: Jesu dulcedo cordium) – Plainsong, Mode II; harm. Peter R. Hallock (1924–2014) PSALM 27:10-18 – Plainsong setting, Tone VIII.1 HYMN: Eternal light, shine in my heart (Tune: Ach bleib bei uns) – mel. Samuel Scheidt (1587-1654); harm. Seth […]

The Office of Compline for February 14, 2016

Feb 15, 2016 31:04

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February 14, 2016 The First Sunday in Lent ORISON: Remember, O thou man – Thomas Ravenscroft (c. 1582 – c. 1635) PSALM 91 – Plainsong, Tone IV.4 HYMN: Lord, who throughout these forty days (Tune: St. Flavian) – mel. from Day’s Psalter, 1562; adapt. and harm. Richard Redhead (1820-1901) NUNC DIMITTIS: Plainsong setting, Tone V.1 […]

The Office of Compline for February 7, 2016

Feb 8, 2016 32:06

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February 7, 2016 The Last Sunday after the Epiphany ORISON: O wondrous type! O vision fair (Tune: Aeterne Rex altissime) – Plainsong, Mode I, Zisterzienser Hymnar, 14th cent. PSALMS 99 & 150 – Plainsong, Tone VII.7 and Charles Villiers Stanford (1852-1924) HYMN: Christ upon the mountain peak (Tune: Ibis) – melody Thomas Kuras (1950-1997); harm. […]

The Office of Compline for January 31, 2016

Feb 1, 2016 31:58

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January 31, 2016 The Fourth Sunday after the Epiphany ORISON: If ye love me – Thomas Tallis (c. 1505-1585) PSALM 62 – Jason A. Anderson (b. 1976) HYMN: God is love, and where true love is (Tune: Ubi caritas [Murray]) – A. Gregory Murray (1905-1992) NUNC DIMITTIS: Dana T. Marsh (b. 1965) ANTHEM: Ubi caritas […]

The Office of Compline for January 24, 2016

Jan 25, 2016 28:48

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January 24, 2016 The Third Sunday after the Epiphany ORISON: Blessed Jesus, at thy word we are gathered (Tune: Liebster Jesu) – mel. Johann Ahle (1625-1673); harm. George Palmer (1846-1926) PSALM 19:7-14 – Plainsong, Tone III.6 HYMN: O Christ, the Word Incarnate (Tune: Munich) – harm. Felix Mendelssohn (1809-1847) NUNC DIMITTIS: Christopher Tye (c. 1505 […]

The Office of Compline for January 17, 2016

Jan 18, 2016 28:48

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January 17, 2016 The Second Sunday after the Epiphany ORISON: Songs of thankfulness and praise (Tune: Salzburg) – mel. Jakob Hintze (1622-1702); harm. Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750) PSALMS 134 & 4 – Peter R. Hallock (1924–2014) HYMN: All praise to you, O Lord (Tune: Carlisle) – Charles Lockhart (1745-1815) NUNC DIMITTIS: Arthur Wills (b. 1926) […]

The Office of Compline for January 10, 2016

Jan 11, 2016 30:00

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January 10, 2016 The First Sunday after the Epiphany: The Baptism of Our Lord ORISON: ‘I come,’ the great Redeemer cries This Endris Nyght – English melody; harm. Ralph Vaughan Williams (1872-1958) PSALM 89:1, 2, 20-29 – Peter R. Hallock (1924–2014) HYMN: Christ, when for us you were baptized (Tune: Caithness) – melody from The Psalmes […]

The Office of Compline for January 3, 2016

Jan 4, 2016 36:08

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January 3, 2016 The Second Sunday after Christmas Day PROCESSIONAL: Once in royal David’s city (Tune: Irby) – melody Henry John Gauntlett (1805-1876); harm. Arthur Henry Mann (1850-1929) PSALM 97 – Peter R. Hallock (1924-2014) HYMN: In the bleak mid-winter (Tune: Cranham) – Gustav Holst (1874-1934) NUNC DIMITTIS: Marilyn setting – Peter R. Hallock ANTHEM:    […]

The Office of Compline for December 27, 2015

Dec 28, 2015 30:27

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December 27, 2015 The First Sunday after Christmas Day PROCESSIONAL: Glory to God in the highest – Plainsong, adapt. Peter R. Hallock (1924-2014) PSALM 96 – Plainsong, Tone V HYMN: Of the Father’s love begotten (Tune: Divinum mysterium) – Sanctus trope, 11th cent.; adapt. Piae Cantiones, 1582 NUNC DIMITTIS: Marilyn setting – Peter R. Hallock ANTHEMS: In natali Domini — Anonymous, from Codex Speciálník, ca. 1500 + There is no rose of such virtue – Stephen […]

The Office of Compline for December 20, 2015

Dec 21, 2015 37:48

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December 20, 2015 The Fourth Sunday of Advent PROCESSIONAL: O come, O come, Emmanuel (Tune: Veni, veni, Emmanuel) – Plainsong, Mode I, from Processionale, 15th cent.; arr. and harm. Peter R. Hallock (1924-2014) CANTICLE 3 (Hymn S-185) – The Song of Mary – Plainsong, Tone VIII.1 (Solemn) HYMN: Lo, how a Rose e’er blooming (Tune: […]

The Office of Compline for December 13, 2015

Dec 14, 2015 29:17

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December 13, 2015 The Third Sunday of Advent ORISON: Redeemer of the nations, come (Tune: Veni Redemptor gentium) – Plainsong, Mode I, Einsiedeln MS., 12th cent. THE FIRST SONG OF ISAIAH – Plainsong, Tone VII.3 and Peter R. Hallock (1924–2014) HYMN: On Jordan’s bank the Baptist’s cry announces that the Lord is nigh (Tune: Winchester New) – […]

The Office of Compline for December 6, 2015

Dec 7, 2015 27:21

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The Second Sunday of Advent ORISON: O heavenly Word, eternal light (Tune: Verbum supernum prodiens) – Plainsong, Mode II, Nevers MS., 13th cent. CANTICLE: The Song of Zechariah – Plainsong, Tone VIII.1 HYMN: Hark! a thrilling voice is sounding (Tune: Merton) – William Monk (1823-1889) NUNC DIMITTIS – Roger Sherman ANTHEM: De coelo veniet – Jacob […]

The Office of Compline for November 29, 2015

Nov 30, 2015 26:38

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The First Sunday of Advent ORISON: Matin Responsory – Jason A. Anderson (b. 1976) PSALM 25:1-9 – Plainsong, Tone IV.2 HYMN: Come, thou long-expected Jesus (Tune: Stuttgart) – mel. From Psalmodia Sacra, 1715; adapt. and harm. William Havergal (1793-1870), alt. NUNC DIMITTIS – Richard Proulx (1937-2010) ANTHEM: Ecce advenit – William Byrd   Jason Anderson, […]

The Office of Compline for November 22, 2015

Nov 23, 2015 30:12

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ORISON: Bring us, O Lord God – Peter R. Hallock (1924-2014) PSALMS 93 and 150 – Plainsong, Tone VIII.3 and Charles Villiers Stanford (1852-1924) HYMN: Judge eternal, throned in splendor (Tune: Komm, o komm, du Geist des Lebens) – melody from Neu-vermehrtes und zu Ubung Christl. Gottseligkeit eingerichtetes Meiningisches Gesangbuch, 1693 NUNC DIMITTIS: Plainsong setting, […]

The Office of Compline for November 15, 2015

Nov 16, 2015 30:46

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The 25th Sunday after Pentecost November 15, 2015 ORISON: Lord, let thy first fruits present themselves to thee [premiere] – Joshua Haberman (b. 1982) PSALM 16 – Plainsong, Tone II.2 and Jason A. Anderson (b. 1976) HYMN: For the beauty of the earth (Tune: Lucerna Laudoniae) – David Evans (1874-1948) NUNC DIMITTIS from The Evening […]

The Office of Compline for November 8, 2015

Nov 9, 2015 31:56

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The 24th Sunday after Pentecost November 8, 2015 ORISON: I heard the voice of Jesus say (Tune: The Third Tune) – Thomas Tallis (c. 1505-1585) 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 […]

The Office of Compline for November 1, 2015

Nov 2, 2015 29:50

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All Saints’ Day • November 1, 2015 ORISON: Holy is the true light – William H. Harris (1883-1973) PSALM 24 – Peter R. Hallock (1924-2014) HYMN: Who are these like stars appearing? (Tune: Zeuch mich, zeuch mich) – melody from Geistreiches Gesang-buch,1698; harm. William Henry Monk (1823-1889), alt. NUNC DIMITTIS – Plainsong, Tone VII; harm. […]

The Office of Compline for October 25, 2015

Oct 26, 2015 27:39

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The 22nd Sunday after Pentecost October 25, 2015 ORISON: Help me, O Lord, thy way to keep – Shaker tune, arr. Kevin Seigfried (b. 1969) PSALM 126 – Peter R. Hallock (1924-2014) HYMN: Thou art the Way (Tune: St. James) – Raphael Courteville (d. 1735) NUNC DIMITTIS – Plainsong, Tone II; harm. Lodovico Grossi da […]

The Office of Compline for October 18, 2015

Oct 19, 2015 32:18

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The 21st Sunday after Pentecost October 18, 2015 ORISON: Be present, O merciful God – Roupen Shakarian (b. 1950) PSALM 91:9-16 – Anglican Chant setting by Peter R. Hallock (1924-2014) HYMN: God, that madest earth and heaven (Tune: Ar hyd y nos) – Welsh melody NUNC DIMITTIS in B-flat – Arthur Wills (b. 1926) ANTHEM: […]

The Office of Compline for October 11, 2015

Oct 12, 2015 27:48

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The 20th Sunday after Pentecost • October 11, 2015 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. Booke of Musicke, 1591 NUNC DIMITTIS in G – Charles Wood […]

The Office of Compline for October 4, 2015

Oct 5, 2015 29:57

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The Feast of St. Francis of Assisi October 4, 2015 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: Assissi) – Alfred Morton Smith (1879-1971) NUNC DIMITTIS: Plainsong setting, Tone III.4 ANTHEMS: ‘Tout puissant, […]

The Office of Compline for September 27, 2015

Sep 28, 2015 34:45

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The Feast of St. Michael & All Angels September 27, 2015 ORISON: Christ, the fair glory of the holy angels (Tune: Christe sanctorum) – Sarum plainsong, Mode I 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 […]

The Office of Compline for September 20, 2015

Sep 21, 2015 29:06

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The 17th Sunday after Pentecost September 20, 2015 ORISON: Now cheer our hearts this eventide – Nathan Jensen (b. 1968) PSALM 54 [premiere] – Jason A. Anderson (b. 1976) HYMN: When Christ was lifted from the earth (Tune: St. Botolph) – Gordon Slater (1896-1979) NUNC DIMITTIS: Plainsong, Tone III; harm. Carolus Andreas, 16th cent. composer […]

The Office of Compline for September 13, 2015

Sep 14, 2015 29:37

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The Eve of Holy Cross Day September 13, 2015 ORISON: Cross of Jesus, cross of sorrow (Tune: Cross of Jesus) – John Stainer (1840-1901) PSALM 46 – Peter R. Hallock (1924-2014) HYMN: My song is love unknown (Tune: Love Unknown) – John Ireland (1879-1962) NUNC DIMITTIS: Plainsong, Tone VI; harm. Anonymous 16th cent. composer ANTHEM: […]

The Office of Compline for September 6, 2015

Sep 7, 2015 28:46

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September 6, 2015 The 15th 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) – mel. Strassburger Kirchenamt, 1525; harm. Peter R. […]

The Office of Compline for August 30, 2015

Aug 31, 2015 27:38

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August 30, 2015 The 14th Sunday after Pentecost ORISON: Now the day is over (Tune: Merrial) – Joseph Barnby (1838-1896) PSALM 15 – Peter R. Hallock (1924–2014) HYMN: Abide with me: fast falls the eventide (Tune: Eventide) – William H. Monk (1823-1889) NUNC DIMITTIS: Plainsong, Mode VII; harm. Lodovico Grossi da Viadana (c. 1560–1627) ANTHEM: […]

The Office of Compline for August 23, 2015

Aug 24, 2015 26:36

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August 23, 2015 The 13th Sunday after Pentecost ORISON: All praise to thee, my God, this night (Tune: Tallis’ Canon) – Thomas Tallis (c. 1505-1585) PSALM 34:15-22 – Plainsong, Tone V.2 HYMN: Jerusalem, my happy home, when shall I come to thee? (Tune: Land of Rest) – Early American melody; arr. Richard T. Proulx (1937-2010) […]

The Office of Compline for August 16, 2015

Aug 17, 2015 34:03

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August 16, 2015 The Feast of Saint Mary the Virgin ORISON: Virgin-born, we bow before thee (Tune: Psalm 86) – Claude Goudimel (1514-1572), alt. PSALM 34:1-9 – Plainsong, Tone V.2 HYMN: Sing we of the blessed mother (Tune: Rustington) – C. Hubert H. Parry (1848-1918) NUNC DIMITTIS in A (for double choir) – James Bassi […]

The Office of Compline for August 9, 2015

Aug 10, 2015 28:10

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11th Sunday after Pentecost ORISON: Christ, Mighty Savior – plainsong Mode VII; Freiburg MS 14th Century PSALM 130 – De profundis – Anglican Chant, harmonized by C. Hylton Stewart (1884-1932) HYMN: Te lucis Ante Terminum (Before the ending of the day) – sarum plainsong Mode VIII (ferial tune); harmonized verse by Thomas Tallis (c. 1505-1585) […]

The Office of Compline for August 2, 2015 (Fixed Audio)

Aug 4, 2015 30:25

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The Tenth Sunday after Pentecost ORISON: “Blest Are the Pure In Heart” from Ten Orisons – Searle Wright (1918-2004) PSALM 51 – Peter R. Hallock (1924-2014)   HYMN: Lord Jesus, Think On Me – sung to SOUTHWELL, from Damien’s Psalter, 1579   NUNC DIMITTIS: tone II ending 1 – verses in fauxbourden by John Holmes […]

The Office of Compline for August 2, 2015 (Fixed Audio)

Aug 3, 2015 30:25

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The Tenth Sunday after Pentecost ORISON: “Blest Are the Pure In Heart” from Ten Orisons – Searle Wright (1918-2004) PSALM 51 – Peter R. Hallock (1924-2014)   HYMN: Lord Jesus, Think On Me – sung to SOUTHWELL, from Damien’s Psalter, 1579   NUNC DIMITTIS: tone II ending 1 – verses in fauxbourden by John Holmes […]

The Office of Compline for July 26, 2015

Jul 27, 2015 28:23

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The Ninth 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); edition for AATB by Carl M. Bolsta PSALM 121 – Peter R. Hallock (1924-2014) HYMN: “O Gracious Light, Lord […]

The Office of Compline for July 19, 2015

Jul 20, 2015 27:50

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July 19, 2014 The Eighth Sunday after Pentecost ORISON: “God be in my head” (Douglas Fullington [b. 1969]) – Layne Benofsky, soloist PSALM 91 – Plainsong, Tone IV.4 HYMN: Where cross the crowded ways of life (Tune: Gardiner) – from Sacred Melodies, 1815; harm. William Gardiner (1770-1853) NUNC DIMITTIS: Plainsong, Mode V; harm. Padre Vincente Ripollès ANTHEM: “In manus tuas” […]

The Office of Compline for July 12, 2015

Jul 13, 2015 28:44

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July 12, 2015 The Seventh Sunday after Pentecost ORISON: The shadows of the evening hours – Joshua Haberman (b. 1982) PSALM 85:7-13 – Jason A. Anderson (b. 1976) HYMN: Te lucis ante terminum (To you before the close of day) – Sarum Plainsong, Mode VIII; harm. Kevin Siegfried (b. 1969) NUNC DIMITTIS: Tyler Morse (b. […]

The Office of Compline for July 5, 2015

Jul 6, 2015 28:16

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July 5, 2015 The Sixth Sunday after Pentecost ORISON: O Trinity of blessed Light – Jeff Junkinsmith (b. 1956) PSALM 91 – Anglican Chant setting by Peter R. Hallock (1924-2014) HYMN: Amazing grace! how sweet the sound (Tune: New Britain) – arr. Richard T. Proulx (1937-2010) NUNC DIMITTIS: Setting by Richard T. Proulx ANTHEM: Poor […]

The Office of Compline for June 28, 2015

Jun 29, 2015 31:57

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June 28, 2015 • The Eve of the Feast of Saint Peter & Saint Paul ORISON: Phos hilaron – Kevin Siegfried (b. 1969) PSALM 138 – Jason A. Anderson (b. 1976) HYMN: Lo, the keybearer, lo, the teacher of mankind – Plainsong, Mode I NUNC DIMITTIS: Plainsong setting, Mode IV; harm. Anonymous 16th cent. composer; […]

The Office of Compline for June 21, 2015

Jun 22, 2015 29:30

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June 21, 2015 The Fourth Sunday after Pentecost ORISON: Blessed be the Lord God – Erin Aas (b. 1974) PSALM 107:1-3, 23-32 – Plainsong, Tone V.1 HYMN: Our Father, by whose Name all fatherhood is known (Tune: Rhosymedre) – John Edwards (1806-1885) NUNC DIMITTIS: Plainsong setting, Mode III; harm. C. Andreas (16th cent. French composer) […]

The Office of Compline for June 14, 2015

Jun 15, 2015 28:16

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June 14, 2015 The Third Sunday after Pentecost ORISON: O gladsome Light (Tune: Le Cantique de Siméon) – mel. Louis Bourgeois (c. 1510-c. 1561); harm. Claude Goudimel (1514-1572) PSALM 91 – Plainsong, Tone IV.4 HYMN: Te lucis ante terminum (To you before the close of day) – Scandinavian melody; adapt. and arr. Derek Curtis-Tilton (b. […]

The Office of Compline for May 31, 2015

Jun 1, 2015 25:38

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The First Sunday after Pentecost: Trinity Sunday [Due to a Cantor error, no Orison was sung.] CANTICLE: Benedictus es, Domine – Plainsong, Tone VIII HYMN: Round the Lord in glory seated (Tune: Rustington) – Charles Hubert Hastings Parry (1848-1918) NUNC DIMITTIS from The Evening Service – Stephen Sturk (b. 1950) ANTHEM: ‘Sanctus’ and ‘Benedictus’ from Mass […]

The Office of Compline for May 24, 2015

May 25, 2015 28:24

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Whitsunday: The Day of Pentecost 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 VII; harm. […]

The Office of Compline for May 17, 2015

May 18, 2015 29:56

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The Seventh Sunday of Easter: The Sunday after Ascension Day PROCESSIONAL: O clap your hands – Peter R. Hallock (1924–2014) PSALMS 93 & 150 – Plainsong, Tone VIII & Sir Charles Villiers Stanford (1852-1924) HYMN: O Lord Most High, eternal King (Tune: Aeterne Rex altissime) – Plainsong, Mode I, Zisterzienser Hymnar, 14th cent. NUNC DIMITTIS: […]

The Office of Compline for May 10, 2015

May 11, 2015 33:27

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The Sixth Sunday of Easter: Alumni + Compline Alumni and friends joined current members of the Compline Choir to form a chorus numbering 32 voices. The service was offered in memory of Peter R. Hallock and all members of the choir who have died. PROCESSIONAL: Easter Canticle – Peter R. Hallock (1924–2014) PSALM 98 – Hallock; ed. […]

The Office of Compline for May 3, 2015

May 4, 2015 30:39

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The Fifth Sunday of Easter ORISON: ‘The Call’ from Five Mystical Songs – Ralph Vaughan Williams (1872-1958) PSALM 22:22-30 – Peter R. Hallock (1924–2014) HYMN: Come, ye faithful, raise the strain (Tune: Gaudeamus pariter) – melody from Medieval [German or] Bohemian Carol Melody, 1544 NUNC DIMITTIS: Plainsong setting, Tone VI; harm. Orlando Gibbons (1583-1625) ANTHEM: […]

The Office of Compline for April 26, 2015

Apr 27, 2015 31:30

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The Fourth Sunday of Easter PROCESSIONAL: Kontakion for the Departed – Kievan Chant; adapt. Jason A. Anderson (b. 1976) PSALM 23 – Peter R. Hallock (1924-2014) HYMN: Jesus, our mighty Lord (Tune: Monk’s Gate) – Sussex folk melody; adapt. Ralph Vaughan William (1872-1958) NUNC DIMITTIS: Plainsong setting, Tone I; harm. C. Andreas (16th cent. French […]

The Office of Compline for April 19, 2015

Apr 20, 2015 31:42

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The Third Sunday of Easter ORISON: Lift your voice rejoicing, Mary (Tune: Fisk of Gloucester) – Thomas Foster (b. 1938) PSALMS 134 & 4 – Peter R. Hallock (1924–2014) HYMN: That Easter Day with joy was bright (Tune: Puer nobis) – adapt. Michael Praetorius (1571-1621); harm. George Woodward (1848-1934) NUNC DIMITTIS: Plainsong, Tone VII; harm. […]

The Office of Compline for April 12, 2015

Apr 13, 2015 31:15

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The Second Sunday of Easter ORISON: We walk by faith, and not by sight (Tune: St. Botolph) – Gordon Slater (1896-1979) PSALM 133 – Anglican Chant setting based on a theme from Chichester Psalms by Leonard Bernstein (1918-1990) HYMN: Alleluia! O sons and daughters, let us sing (Tune: O filii et filiae) – melody from […]

The Office of Compline for April 5, 2015

Apr 6, 2015 26:33

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Easter Day PROCESSIONAL: Easter Canticle – Peter R. Hallock (1924–2014) PSALM 114 – Plainsong setting, Tonus peregrinus HYMN: Christians to the Paschal victim offer your thankful praises (Tune: Victimae Paschali laudes) – Plainsong, Mode I; melody att. Wigbert (d. 1050?) NUNC DIMITTIS: Plainsong, Tonus peregrinus; harm. William Byrd (c. 1539/1540-1623) ANTHEM: Haec est dies – Jacob […]