The Office of Compline for January 18, 201501/19/15
The Confession of Saint Peter For this evening’s office, the Compline Choir invited the Saint Mark’s Cathedral Boys Girls Choir, Rebekah Gilmore, director, to join them. The Compline Choir and Boys Girls Choir collaborate every two to three years to...
The Office of Compline for January 11, 2015
The First Sunday after the Epiphany: The Baptism of Our Lord Jesus Christ ORISON: 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 PSALM 29 – Peter R....
The Office of Compline for January 4, 2015
The Second Sunday of Christmas PROCESSIONAL: Once in royal David’s city (Tune: Irby) – melody Henry John Gauntlett (1805-1876); harm. Arthur Henry Mann (1850-1929) PSALM 84 – Peter R. Hallock (1924-2014) HYMN: It came upon the midnight clear (Tune:...
The Office of Compline for December 28, 2014
The Holy Innocents ORISON * : What is this lovely fragrance?–17th cent. French carol; arr. Healey Willan (1880-1968) PSALM 124 – Peter R. Hallock HYMN : Lully, lullay, thou little tiny child (Tune: Coventry Carol) – melody from Pageant of the Shearmen...
The Office of Compline for December 21, 2014
The Fourth Sunday of Advent PROCESSIONAL: O come, O come, Emmanuel (Tune: Veni, veni, Emmanuel) – Plainsong, Mode I, from Processionale, 15th cent.; arr. and harm. Peter R. Hallock (1924-2014) PSALM 89: 1, 2, 20-29 – Peter R. Hallock HYMN: Lo, how a...
The Office of Compline for 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...
The Office of Compline for December 7, 2014
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:...
The Office of Compline for 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...
The Office of Compline for November 23, 2014
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...
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