Compline Service

October 29, 2017

The 21st Sunday after Pentecost

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; harm. Orlando Gibbons (c. 1583-1625)
ANTHEM: I will meditate – Richard T. Proulx (1937-2010)

Jason Anderson, director • Vernon Nicodemus, reader • Tyler Morse, cantor

October 15, 2017

The 19th Sunday after Pentecost

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 – Orlande de Lassus (1532-1594)

Jason Anderson, director • William Turnipseed, reader • Joel Bevington, cantor
Hymn soloists: Joel Bevington, tenor & Tyler Morse, alto

October 8, 2017

The 18th Sunday after Pentecost

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. Morse (b. 1990) [premiere]
Jason Anderson, director • Jeffrey Ricco, reader • Jeremy Matheis, cantor

October 1, 2017

The 17th Sunday after Pentecost

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 VI; harm. Anonymous, 16th cent.
ANTHEM: Inclina, Domine, aurem tuam – Cristobal de Morales (c. 1500-1553)
Jason Anderson, director • Jeremy Matheis, reader • Thomas Adams, cantor

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)
ANTHEM: Nisi Dominus – Giovanni Matteo Asola (c. 1532-1609)
Jason Anderson, director • Tyler Morse, reader • James Wilcox, cantor
Quartet in Anthem: Tyler Morse and Joel Bevington, altos • Arvind Narayanan, tenor • David Gary, bass

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. 1627)
ANTHEM: Be unto me, O Lord, a tower – William Byrd (1543-1623)

September 10, 2017

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. 1627)
ANTHEM: I give you a new commandment– John Sheppard (c. 1515–1558)
Jason Anderson, director • William Turnipseed, reader • Jeremy Matheis, cantor

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. 1525-1594)

Jason Anderson, director • Vernon Nicodemus, reader • Thomas Adams, cantor

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, Domine, vigilantes – Jacob Handl (1551-1591)
Jason Anderson, director • Jeremy Matheis, reader • James Wilcox, cantor

August 20, 2017

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)

Jeremy Matheis, director • Tyler Morse, reader • Kenneth Peterson, cantor