Alexander Borodin - Symphony No.2 in B minor, Op.5
Georges Bizet Carmen: Prelude to Act III
Traditional (arr. Harris) Good King Wenceslas
Sergei Rachmaninoff Symphony No.3 in A minor, Op.44
Francois Couturier Papillons
Compline Service 













For nearly 50 years, you’ve tuned to KING FM for the Office of Compline, a Gregorian chant service held every Sunday night at St. Mark’s Cathedral. Now you can hear this beautiful, meditative music anytime you want, right here.

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DECEMBER 14, 2014
The Third Sunday of Advent

 


ORISON: Redeemer of the nations, come (Tune: VENI REDEMPTOR GENTIUM) – Plainsong, Mode I, Einsiedeln MS., 12th cent.
PSALM 126 – Peter R. Hallock (1924–2014)
HYMN: Hark! a thrilling voice is sounding (Tune: MERTON) – William Henry Monk (1823-1889)
NUNC DIMITTIS: 2-part setting with handbells – Peter R. Hallock
ANTHEM: Rorate caeli desuper – Peter R. Hallock (1532-1594)
  

DECEMBER 7, 2014
The Second Sunday of Advent

 


ORISON: O heavenly Word, eternal light (Tune: VERBUM SUPERNUM PRODIENS) – Plainsong, Mode II, Nevers MS., 13th cent.
PSALM 85:1-2, 8-13 – Plainsong, Tone III.5
HYMN: Comfort, comfort ye my people (Tune: PSALM 42) – melody by Claude Goudimel (1514-1572)
NUNC DIMITTIS – Roger Sherman (b. 1954)
ANTHEM: Obsecro Domine – Jacob Handl (1550-1591)
 

NOVEMBER 30, 2014
The First Sunday of Advent

 

ORISON: Creator of the stars of night (Tune: Conditor alme siderum) – Plainsong, Mode 4
PSALM 80:1-7, 16-18 – Plainsong, Tone IV.4
HYMN: Rejoice! rejoice, believers, and let your lights appear! (Tune: Llangloffan) – melody from Hymnau a Thonau er Gwasanaeth yr Eglwys yng Nghymru, 1865
NUNC DIMITTIS – Richard Proulx (1937-2010)
ANTHEM: Audivi vocem de coelo – Plainsong, Mode I; harm. Thomas Tallis (c. 1505-1585)
 

NOVEMBER 23, 2014
The Last Sunday After Pentecost


ORISON: The head that once was crowned with thorns is crowned with glory now (Tune: St. Magnus) – Melody from Divine Companion, 1707; harm. William Henry Monk (1823-1889)
PSALM 95 – Plainsong, Tone III
HYMN: Judge eternal, throned in splendor (Tune: Komm, o komm, du Geist) – Melody from Neu-vermehrtes und zu Ubung Christl. Gottseligkeit Meiningisches Gesangbuch, 1693
NUNC DIMITTIS – John Munday (1555-1630)
ANTHEM: Great Lord of lords – Charles Wood (1866-1926)

 

A full archive of Compline broadcasts is available here.

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For more information, visit the Compline Choir's website