Compline Service

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

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) arr. by Derek Curtis Tilton [b. 1987]
Ken Pendergrass, director • William Turnipseed, reader • James Wilcox, cantor

July 30, 2017

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 VIII
NUNC DIMITTIS: Anonymous setting from the Lumley Choir Books (c. 1547-1552)
ANTHEM: In Pace – John Sheppard (1515-1558)

Jason Anderson, director • Jeffrey Ricco, reader • Joel Bevington, cantor

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 • James Wilcox, cantor

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

June 18, 2017

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); arr. Gregory Bloch, after Ralph Vaughn Williams
NUNC DIMITTIS: Plainsong, Tone VI; harm. anonymous 16th Century composer
ANTHEM: O Give Thanks Unto the Lord – Thomas Tomkins (1572-1656)

Jeremy Matheis, director • William Turnipseed, reader • James Wilcox, cantor

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