Compline Service

May 28, 2017

The Seventh Sunday of Easter

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 Grace (1874-1944)
NUNC DIMITTIS: Plainsong, Tone II; harm. John Holmes (d. 1629)
ANTHEM: Viri Galilaei – William Byrd (1543-1623)

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

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: Regina caeli – Costanzo Festa (c. 1485/1490-1545)

Jason Anderson, director • William Turnipseed, reader • Joel Bevington, cantor

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 da Viadana (c. 1560-1627)
ANTHEM: Love bade me welcome – David Hurd (b. 1950)

Jason Anderson, director • Joel Matter, reader • Jeremy Matheis, cantor • William Turnipseed, organist

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: MONK’S GATE) – Sussex folk melody, adapt. and arr. Ralph Vaughan Williams (1872-1958)
NUNC DIMITTIS: Plainsong, Tone VIII; harm. John Holmes (d. 1629)
ANTHEM: The Good Shepherd – Alice Parker (b. 1924)
 

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

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)
NUNC DIMITTIS – Plainsong setting, Tone III.6
ANTHEM: Of the Lord’s mercies (Lamentations of Jeremiah) – Erin Aas (b. 1980) [premiere]

Jason Anderson, director • William Turnipseed, organist • Jeffrey Ricco, reader • Jeremy Matheis, cantor

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 (1924-2014)
NUNC DIMITTIS – Plainsong setting, Tone V.1
ANTHEM: Lamentations of Jeremiah – Costanzo Festa (c. 1485/1490-1545)

Jason Anderson, director • Jeremy Matheis and The Very Rev. Steven L. Thomason, readers • James Wilcox, cantor

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 95 – Plainsong, Tone IV.5
NUNC DIMITTIS – Plainsong setting, Tone III.6
ANTHEM: Lamentations of Jeremiah – Osbert Parsley (c. 1511-1585)

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

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)
PSALM 121 – H. Walford Davies (1869-1941)
HYMN: O Christ, you are both light and day (Tune: CHRISTE, QUI LUX ES ET DIES) – Plainsong, Mode II; Mainlander Hymnen, 15th cent.
NUNC DIMITTIS – Plainsong setting, Tone III.6
ANTHEM: Lamentations of Jeremiah – Juan de Lienas (c. 1617-1654) 

Jason Anderson, director • Joel Matter, reader • Thomas Adams, cantor • Tyler Morse & Cameron Mousighi, soloists

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)
PSALM 2 and 150 –Plainsong, Tone VIII.3 and Charles Villiers Stanford (1852-1924)
HYMN: Christ upon the mountain peak (Tune: IBIS) – mel. Thomas Kuras (1950-1997); harm. Peter R. Hallock (1924-2014)
NUNC DIMITTIS – Erin Aas (b. 1980)
ANTHEM: Resplenduit facies – Tomás Luis de Victoria (1548-1611)

Jason Anderson, director • William Turnipseed, organist • Jeremy Matheis, reader • James Wilcox, cantor

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, keep us steadfast in your Word – Plainsong, Mode II; harm. Peter R. Hallock (1924-2014)
PSALM 119:33-48 – Peter R. Hallock
HYMN 632: O Christ, the Word Incarnate (Tune: MUNICH) – harm. Felix Mendelssohn (1809-1847)
NUNC DIMITTIS from the Gloucester Service – Herbert Howells (1892-1983)
ANTHEM: Thou wilt keep him in perfect peace – Samuel Wesley (1810-1876)
Jason Anderson, director • Michael Kleinschmidt, organist • Tyler Morse, reader • Joel Bevington, cantor