The Office of Compline for October 12, 201410/13/14
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...
The Office of Compline for June 29, 2014
The Feast of St. Peter St. Paul ORISON:Christ is made the sure foundation(Tune:Urbs beata Jerusalem) — Plainsong, Mode II, 13th cent. PSALM97 —PeterR. Hallock (1924–2014) HYMN:Lo, the key-bearer (Tune:Decora lux aeternitatis) — Plainsong, Mode I NUNC...
The Office of Compline for June 22, 2014
The Second Sunday after Pentecost ORISON:Phos hilaron–KevinSiegfried (b. 1969) PSALM19 —Plainsong setting,Tone III OFFICE HYMN:Te lucis ante terminum(To you before the close of day) –KevinSiegfried NUNC DIMITTIS — Anonymous plainsong setting, Tone IV;...
The Office of Compline for June 15, 2014
FirstSundayafter Pentecost: TrinitySunday ORISON:O Trinity of blessed light –Jeff Junkinsmith (b. 1956) PSALMS 93 150 – Plainsong, Tone VIII Charles Villiers Stanford (1852–1924) HYMN:Holy God, we praise thy Name(Tune:Grosser Gott) –harm. Charles...
The Office of Compline for June 8, 2014
The Day of Pentecost: The 50th Day of Easter ORISON:Come, thou Holy Spirit, come—M.Searle Wright (1918–2004) PSALM104:25-32,35-37 —PeterR. Hallock (1924–2014) HYMN:Come, Holy Ghost, our souls inspire(Tune:Veni Creator Spiritus) — Plainsong, Mode VIII...
The Office of Compline for June 1, 2014
Seventh Sunday of Easter (The Sunday after Ascension Day) PROCESSION:O clap your hands —Peter R. Hallock (1924–2014) PSALM 68:1-20 — Hallock HYMN:A hymn of glory let us sing— Tune:Jam lucis orto sidere,plainsong, Mode I, 15th cent. NUNC DIMITTIS:...
The Office of Compline for May 25, 2014
SixthSundayof Easter ORISON:If ye love me—ThomasTallis (c. 1505–1585) PSALM 66:1-12 —PeterR. Hallock (1924–2014) HYMN:O Jesus, crowned with all renown— Tune:Kingsfold; trad. English melody, arr. Ralph Vaughan Williams (1872–1958) NUNC...
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