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In the Cathedral's nave, the all-male Compline Choir leads this formal choral service that is a Seattle tradition. An average audience of 500 packs the Cathedral each week for this meditative service.

In the Cathedral's nave, the all-male Compline Choir leads this formal choral service that is a Seattle tradition. An average audience of 500 packs the Cathedral each week for this meditative service.
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Alexandria, LA

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In the Cathedral's nave, the all-male Compline Choir leads this formal choral service that is a Seattle tradition. An average audience of 500 packs the Cathedral each week for this meditative service.

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English

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The Compline Choir C/O St. Mark's Cathedral 1245 10th Avenue East Seattle, WA 98102


Episodes

The Office of Compline for August 11, 2019

8/12/2019
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COMPLINE CHOIR on ENGLAND PILGRIMAGE WOMEN’S SCHOLA IN RESIDENCE Rebekah Gilmore, director August 11, 2019 • The Ninth Sunday after Pentecost (Proper 14C) ORISON: Down in the river to pray – Jason Cole, arr. PSALM: Psalm 33: 1-11 – Peter R. Hallock HYMN: Christe qui lux es et dies – Kevin Siegfried, arr. (commissioned […]

Duration:00:36:08

The Office of Compline for August 4, 2019

8/5/2019
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The Eighth Sunday after Pentecost (Proper 13C) Bon Voyage Compline Service ORISON: Bring us, O Lord God – Peter R. Hallock (1924-2014) PSALMS 119:17-24 – Ned Rorem (b. 1923) HYMN: Ye that know the Lord is gracious (Tune: Hyfrydol) – Rowland Huw Prichard (1811-1887) NUNC DIMITTIS from Magdalen Service – Grayston Ives (b. 1948) ANTHEM: Their sound is gone out – Arthur Wills (b. […]

Duration:00:31:32

The Office of Compline for July 28, 2019

7/29/2019
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July 28, 2019 • The Seventh Sunday after Pentecost (Proper 12C) ORISON: Glory to thee, my God, this night (Tune: Tallis’s Canon) – Thomas Tallis (c. 1505-1585) PSALM 101 (Coverdale) – Peter R. Hallock (1924-2014) HYMN: Jesus, where’er thy people meet (Tune: Wareham) – William Knapp (1698-1768); harm. Hymns Ancient & Modern, 1875 NUNC DIMITTIS from Evening Service in E – Charles Wood (1866-1926) […]

Duration:00:34:48

The Office of Compline for July 21, 2019

7/22/2019
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The Sixth Sunday after Pentecost (Proper 11C) ORISON: Christ is the world’s true light (Tune: Nun danket) – mel. Johann Crüger; harm. Felix MendelssohnPSALM 78:1-13 – Plainchant, Tone I.1 HYMN: The kingdom of God is justice and joy (Tune: Paderborn) – German folk melody, Gesangbuch, 1765; arr. Sydney Hugo Nicholson (1875-1947) NUNC DIMITTIS from The Evening Service – Stephen Sturk ANTHEM: ‘Magnificat’ from The […]

Duration:00:36:37

The Office of Compline for July 14, 2019

7/15/2019
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July 14, 2019 • The Fifth Sunday after Pentecost (Proper 10C) ORISON: O thou who camest from above (Tune: Hereford) – Samuel Sebastian Wesley (1810-1876) PSALM 106:1-12 – John Fenstermaker (b. 1942) HYMN: Disposer supreme, and Judge of the earth (Tune: Old 104th) – mel. Thomas Ravenscroft (c. 1590-1633); harm. Ralph Vaughan Williams (1872-1958) NUNC DIMITTIS from The First Fauxbourdon Service – Philip Moore […]

Duration:00:42:45

The Office of Compline for July 7, 2019

7/8/2019
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The Fourth Sunday after Pentecost (Proper 9C) ORISON: The Lord will come and not be slow (Tune: Saint Stephen [Newington]) – William Jones (1726-1800) PSALM 89:1-9 (Coverdale) – David Hurd (b. 1950) HYMN: Through all the changing scenes of life (Tune: Wiltshire) – George Thomas Smart (1776-1867) NUNC DIMITTIS: Plainsong setting, Tone III.6 ANTHEM: ‘Gloria’ from Mass for Four Voices – Thomas Tallis (c. […]

Duration:00:35:03

The Office of Compline for June 30, 2019

7/1/2019
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The Third Sunday after Pentecost (Proper 8C) ORISON: The day thou gavest, Lord, is ended (Tune: Commandments) – Loys Bourgeois (c. 1510-1559) PSALM 91 – Peter R. Hallock (1924-2014) HYMN: God of mercy, God of grace (Tune: Heathlands) – Henry Smart (1813-1879) NUNC DIMITTIS: Fauxbourdon setting, Tone I – William Byrd (c. 1539/1540-1623) ANTHEM: ‘Sanctus’ from Mass for Four Voices – Thomas Tallis (c. […]

Duration:00:34:08

The Office of Compline for June 16, 2019

6/17/2019
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The First Sunday after Pentecost: Trinity Sunday ORISON: O lux beata Trinitas – Ronald Arnatt (b. 1930) PSALM 104:1-10 – Anglican Chant setting by David Hurd (b. 1950) HYMN: Holy God, we praise thy Name (Tune: Grosser Gott) – mel. from Katholisches Gesangbuch, 1686; harm. Charles Winfred Douglas (1867-1944), after Conrad Kocher (1786-1872); vs. 4 harm. Rejoice in the Lord, 1985 NUNC DIMITTIS: Plainsong […]

Duration:00:34:22

The Office of Compline for June 9, 2019

6/10/2019
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The Day of Pentecost: The 50th Day of Easter ORISON: O Lord, give thy Holy Spirit – Thomas Tallis (c. 1505-1585) PSALM 104:25-32, 35-37 – Peter R. Hallock (1924–2014) HYMN: Come, Holy Ghost, our souls inspire (Tune: Veni Creator Spiritus) – Plainsong, Mode VIII NUNC DIMITTIS: Plainsong setting, Tone VI; harm. Lodovico Grossi da Viadana (c. 1560-1627) ANTHEM: Come, Holy Spirit […]

Duration:00:37:36

The Office of Compline for June 2, 2019

6/3/2019
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The Seventh Sunday of Easter: The Sunday after Ascension Day ORISON: God is ascended (Tune: Gen Himmel aufgefahren ist) – German, 16th cent.; adapt. Peter R. Hallock (1924–2014) PSALM 68:1-20 – Peter R. Hallock HYMN: O Lord Most High, eternal King (Tune: Aeterne Rex altissime) – Plainsong, Mode I NUNC DIMITTIS – Christopher Tye (c. 1505-1572) ANTHEM: Ascendo ad Patrem meum – Blasius […]

Duration:00:38:26

The Office of Compline for May 26, 2019

5/26/2019
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The Sixth Sunday of Easter ORISON: ‘Beloved, let us love one another’ from In Praise of Singing – Alice Parker (b. 1925) PSALM 67 – Plainsong, Tone VIII.5 HYMN: God himself is with us (Tune: Tysk) – from Psalm und Choralbuch, 1719; arr. Gregory Bloch NUNC DIMITTIS: Plainsong, Tone VI; harm. Thomas Tomkins (1572-1656) ANTHEM: Regina caeli – Robert White (c. 1538-1574) Jason Anderson, director […]

Duration:00:35:35

The Office of Compline for May 19, 2019

5/20/2019
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The Fifth Sunday of Easter ORISON: O Light, whose beams illumine all – M. Searle Wright (1918-2004) PSALM 84 – Peter R. Hallock (1924-2014) HYMN: O what their joy and their glory must be (Tune: O quanta qualia) – mel. from Antiphoner, 1681; harm. John Bacchus Dykes (1823-1876) NUNC DIMITTIS: Plainsong, Tone VII; harm. Thomas Tallis (c. 1505-1585) ANTHEM: Ubi caritas – Ola Gjeilo […]

Duration:00:41:00

The Office of Compline for May 12, 2019

5/13/2019
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The Fourth Sunday of Easter ORISON: The God of Love my shepherd is (Tune: University)– attr. Charles Collignon (1725-1785); vs. 5 harm. Martin Shaw (1875-1958) PSALM 23 – Peter R. Hallock (1924-2014) HYMN: Who are these like stars appearing (Tune: Zeuch mich, zeuch mich) – mel. from Geistreiches Gesang-buch, 1698; harm. William Monk (1823-1889), alt. NUNC DIMITTIS – Thomas Tallis (c. 1505-1585) ANTHEM: The Good […]

Duration:00:34:57

The Office of Compline for May 5, 2019

5/6/2019
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The Third Sunday of Easter ORISON: Come, ye faithful, raise the strain (Tune: Gaudeamus pariter) – Medieval Bohemian Carol Melody,1544; vs. 2 harm. Hymnal 1940; vs. 4 harm. Harvey Grace (1874-1944) PSALM 33:1-11 – Peter R. Hallock (1924-2014) HYMN: Christ is alive! Let Christians sing (Tune: Truro) – Psalmodia Evangelica, 1790; vs. 5 harm. Harvey Grace NUNC DIMITTIS: Plainsong, Tone V; harm. Vicente Ripollés (1867-1943) ANTHEM: C??????? co?e?a? […]

Duration:00:36:04

The Office of Compline for April 28, 2019

4/29/2019
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The Second Sunday of Easter ORISON: That Easter Day with joy was bright (Tune: Puer nobis) – mel. from Trier MS., 15th cent.; adapt. Michael Praetorius (1571-1621); harm. George R. Woodward (1848-1934) PSALM 118:14-24, 28-29 – Plainsong, Tone VIII.1 HYMN: We walk by faith, and not by sight (Tune: Saint Botolph) – Gordon Slater (1896-1979) NUNC DIMITTIS: Plainsong, Tone IV; harm. […]

Duration:00:37:21

The Office of Compline for April 21, 2019

4/22/2019
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Easter Day PROCESSIONAL: Easter Canticle – Peter R. Hallock (1924–2014) PSALM 114 – Plainsong setting, Tonus peregrinus HYMN: Christians to the Paschal victim (Tune: Victimae Paschali laudes) – Plainsong, Mode I; melody att. Wigbert (d. 1050?) and Christ the Lord is risen again (Tune: Christ ist erstanden) – mel. from Geistliche Lieder, 1533; harm. Hans Leo Hassler (1564-1612) NUNC DIMITTIS: Plainsong, Tonus peregrinus; harm. William Byrd […]

Duration:00:37:18

The Office of Compline for April 14, 2019

4/15/2019
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April 14, 2019 • The Sunday of the Passion: Palm Sunday ORISON: ‘Vexilla regis prodeunt’ from Via Crucis – Franz Liszt (1811-1886) HYMN: O sacred head, sore wounded (Tune: Herzlich tut mich verlangen) – Hans Leo Hassler (1564-1612); adapt. and harm. Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750) PSALM 22:1-11 – Plainsong, Tone IV.1 NUNC DIMITTIS: Plainsong setting, Tone III.6 ANTHEM: Lamentations of Jeremiah (Setting […]

Duration:00:50:52

The Office of Compline for April 7, 2019

4/8/2019
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The Fifth Sunday in Lent ORISON: The glory of these forty days we celebrate with songs of praise (Tune: Erhalt uns, Herr) – mel. from Geistliche Lieder, 1543; harm. Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750) HYMN: Kind Maker of the world (Tune: A la venue de Noël) – mel. from Fleurs des noels, 1535 PSALM 126 – Plainsong, Tone I.9 NUNC DIMITTIS: Plainsong setting, Tone V.1 ANTHEM: Lamentations […]

Duration:00:42:09

The Office of Compline for March 31, 2019

4/1/2019
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March 31, 2019 The Fourth Sunday in Lent: Laetare ORISON: Drop, drop, slow tears (Tune: Song 46) – Orlando Gibbons (1583-1625) HYMN: A Hymne to God the Father – Thomas Joyce PSALM 32 – Peter R. Hallock (1924-2014) NUNC DIMITTIS: Plainsong setting, Tone III.6 ANTHEM: Lamentations of the Prophet Jeremiah – Peter R. HallockTyler Morse, alto soloist •Arvind Narayanan, tenor soloist Jason Anderson, director • William Turnipseed, reader • Tyler […]

Duration:00:39:15

The Office of Compline for March 24, 2019

3/25/2019
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The Third Sunday in Lent ORISON: What wondrous love is this (Tune: Wondrous Love) – mel. from The Southern Harmony, 1835; harm. Richard T. Proulx (1937-2010) HYMN: As longs the deer for cooling streams (Tune: Martyrdom) – mel. Hugh Wilson (1766-1824); harm. Robert Smith (1780-1829), Geoffrey Shaw (1879-1943), and The American Vocalist, 1849 PSALM 63:1-8 – Plainsong, Tone II.1 NUNC DIMITTIS: Plainsong setting, Tone V.1 […]

Duration:00:34:47