The Office of Compline for December 14, 201412/15/14
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...
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);...
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