The Office of Compline for November 23, 201411/24/14
The Last Sunday after Pentecost: Christ the King 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...
The Office of Compline for November 16, 2014
The 23rd Sunday after Pentecost Remembering our Founder and Director Emeritus Peter R. Hallock ORISON: Bring us, O Lord God – Peter R. Hallock (1924-2014) PSALM 23 – Hallock HYMN: I’ll praise my Maker while I’ve breath (Tune: Old 113th) – Melody from...
The Office of Compline for November 9, 2014
The 22nd Sunday after Pentecost ORISON: The day thou gavest, Lord, is ended (Tune: Commandments) – Louis Bourgeois (c. 1510-c. 1561) PSALM 70 – Peter R. Hallock (1924-2014) HYMN: “Thy kingdom come!” on bended knee the passing ages pray(Tune: St....
The Office of Compline for November 2, 2014
The Feast of All Saints ORISON: Let saints on earth in concert sing (Tune: Dundee) – melody from The CL Psalmes of David, 1615; harm. Thomas Ravenscroft (c. 1592-c. 1635) PSALM 149 – Peter R. Hallock (1924-2014) HYMN: Who are these like stars...
The Office of Compline for October 26, 2014
The 20th Sunday after Pentecost ORISON: If ye love me – Thomas Tallis (c. 1505-1585) PSALM 1 – Jason A. Anderson (b. 1976) HYMN: Book of books, our people’s strength (Tune: Leibster Jesu) – melody by Johann Rudolph Ahle (1625-1673); harm. George...
The Office of Compline for October 19, 2014
The 19th Sunday after Pentecost ORISON: Dear Lord and Father of mankind – M. Searle Wright (1918-2004) PSALM 96:1-10 – Jason A. Anderson (b. 1976) HYMN: I heard the voice of Jesus say, “Come unto me and rest” (Tune: The Third Tune) – Thomas Tallis (c....
The Office of Compline for October 12, 2014
The 18th Sunday after Pentecost:A Celebration of the 50th Compline Anniversary of Kenneth V. Peterson * ORISON: Blest are the pure in heart – M. Searle Wright (1918-2004) PSALM 84 – Peter R. Hallock (1924–2014) HYMN: All praise to thee, my God, this...
The Office of Compline for October 5, 2014
The Feast of St. Francis of Assisi ORISON: ‘Seigneur, je vous en prie’ from Quatre petites prières de Saint-François d’Assise – Francis Poulenc (1899-1963) PSALM 121 – Henry Walford Davies (1869-1941) HYMN: Most High, omnipotent, good Lord (Tune:...
The Office of Compline for September 28, 2014
The Eve of the Feast of St. Michael All Angels ORISON: Jesus came, adored by angels (Tune: Lowry) – Gerald Near (b. 1942) PSALM 103 – Peter R. Hallock (1924-2014) HYMN: Christ, the fair glory of the holy angels (Tune: Caelites plaudant) – Melody from...
The Office of Compline for September 21, 2014
The 15th Sunday after Pentecost ORISON: Now the day is over (Tune: Merrial) – Joseph Barnby (1838-1896) PSALM 136:1-16, 23-26 – Plainsong, Tonus peregrinus HYMN: Where cross the crowded ways of life (Tune: Gardiner) – from Sacred Melodies, 1815; harm....
The Office of Compline for September 14, 2014
The 14th Sunday after Pentecost • September 14, 2014 ORISON: 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) PSALM 26:1-3, 6-9, 11-12 [premiere] –...
The Office of Compline for September 7, 2014
The 13th 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...
The Office of Compline for August 31, 2014
The TwelfthSundayafter Pentecost ORISON:Now as the troubled day departs —M. Searle Wright (1918–2004) PSALM 16: Plainsong, Tone II.2 HYMN:God himself is with us(Tune: Tysk) — fromPsalm und Choralbuch,1719 NUNC DIMITTIS: Plainsong, Mode VII;...
The Office of Compline for August 24, 2014
The EleventhSundayafter Pentecost for Carl C. Crosier ORISON:God is love, and where true love is God himself is there(Tune: Ubi caritas [Murray]) — A. Gregory Murray (1905–1992) PSALM 138 [first performance] — Jason A. Anderson (b. 1976) HYMN:Lord,...
The Office of Compline for August 17, 2014
St. Mary the Virgin ORISON:Ave Regina caelorum– Leonel Power (ca. 1370/1385–1445) PSALM 34:1-9– Plainsong, Tone V.2 HYMN:Sing we of the blessed Mother who received the angels word(Tune: Rustington)–C. H. H. Parry (1848–1918) NUNC DIMITTIS– Plainsong,...
The Office of Compline for August 10, 2014
The Ninth Sunday after Pentecost ORISON:Psalm 119– Alice Parker; fromSix Hymns to Doctor Watts PSALM 85:7-13 Jason Allen Anderson HYMN:O Love That Casts Out Fear- sung to the tune MOSELY Henry Thomas Smart (1813-1879) NUNC DIMITTIS– fauxbourdon verses...
The Office of Compline for August 3, 2014
The Eighth Sunday after Pentecost ORISON:Round Me Falls the Night– melody by A. Drese (1620-1701); verse 1 harmonization by S.S. Wesley (1824-1899); verse 2 harmonization by Henry Ley (1887-1962); verse 3 harmonization by J.S. Bach (1685-1750);...
The Office of Compline for July 27, 2014
The SeventhSundayafter Pentecost ORISON:Maker of All Things– Thomas Tallis (ca. 1505-1585) PSALM 46 –PeterR. Hallock (1924–2014) HYMN:All People That on Earth Do Dwell– William Kethe Old 100th, melody fromPseaumes octante troir de David, 1551 alt....
The Office of Compline for July 20, 2014
The SixthSundayafter Pentecost ORISON:The shadows of the evening hours– Joshua Haberman (b. 1982) PSALM 73 –PeterR. Hallock (1924–2014) HYMN:Te lucis ante terminum(ferial setting) – Plainsong; harm. Thomas Tallis (c. 1505–1585) NUNC DIMITTIS–Tyler...
The Office of Compline for July 6, 2014
The FourthSundayafter Pentecost ORISON: Phos hilaron fromThe Evening Service–StephenSturk (b. 1950) PSALMS 134 4 –PeterR. Hallock (1924–2014) HYMN:O Christ, you are both light and day(Tune:Compline) – David Hurd (b. 1950) NUNC DIMITTIS fromThe Evening...
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