Compline Service

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 (1543-1623)
Jason Anderson, director • William Turnipseed, reader • Thomas Adams, cantor

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 setting, Lumley Choir Books (c. 1547-1552)
ANTHEM: Domine non sum dignus – Tomás Luis de Victoria (1548-1611)
Jason Anderson, director • Jeffrey Ricco, reader • James Wilcox, cantor

January 21, 201

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 Bevington, cantor

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 David in Prose and Meeter, 1635; harm. The English Hymnal, 1906
NUNC DIMITTIS – Erin Aas (b. 1974)
ANTHEM: The Baptism of Christ – Peter R. Hallock

Jason Anderson, director • William Turnipseed, reader • Thomas Adams, cantor • Tyler Morse, alto soloist

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 – Normandy melody, harm. Reginald Jacques (1894-1969); arr. Jason A. Anderson (b. 1976)
Gaudete * – from Piae Cantiones, 1582

Jason Anderson, director • Joel Matter, reader • Tyler Morse, cantor
† Kenneth V. Peterson and Joel Bevington, soloists
* Joel Matter, Ken Pendergrass, Jason Anderson, and Scott Kovacs, soloists
Derek Curtis-Tilton, Greg Bloch, and Campbell Thibo, percussion

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 day) – Plainsong, Mode II
NUNC DIMITTIS (Tune: MARILYN) – Peter R. Hallock
ANTHEM: Pulcherrima Rosa – from Codex Speciálník, c. 1500

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

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 • Jeffrey Ricco, reader • Jeremy Matheis, cantor

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 stars of night (Tune: CONDITOR ALME SIDERUM) – Plainsong, Mode IV; arr. Michael Burkhardt (b. 1957)

Jason Anderson, director • Tyler Morse, reader • Thomas Adams, cantor
William Turnipseed, organist • Mel Butler, violist

November 26, 2017

The Last Sunday after Pentecost

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. John Holmes (d. 1629)
ANTHEM: Great Lord of lords – Charles Wood (1866-1926)
Jason Anderson, director • Joel Matter, reader • James Wilcox, cantor

November 12, 2017

The 23rd Sunday after Pentecost

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 – James Bassi (b. 1961)
ANTHEM: Audivi vocem de caelo – Thomas Tallis (c. 1505-1585)
Jason Anderson, director • William Turnipseed, organist • Jeffrey Ricco, reader • Jeremy Matheis, cantor