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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


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The Office of Compline for November 11, 2018

11/12/2018
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The 25th Sunday after Pentecost ORISON: Holy is the true light – William H. Harris PSALM 115 – Peter R. Hallock (1924-2014) HYMN: Lord, make us servants of your peace (Tune: DICKINSON COLLEGE) – Lee Hastings Bristol, Jr. (1923-1979) NUNC DIMITTIS: Plainsong, Tone II; harm. John Holmes (d. 1629) ANTHEM: Blow ye the trumpet – Kirke Mechem (b. 1925) Jason Anderson, director […]

The Office of Compline for November 4, 2018

11/5/2018
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November 4, 2018 The Sunday after All Saints’ Day ORISON: Bring us, O Lord God – Peter R. Hallock (1924-2014) PSALM 24 – Peter R. Hallock HYMN: Let saints on earth in concert sing (Tune: Dundee) – melody from The CL Psalmes of David, 1615; harm. Thomas Ravenscroft (c. 1592-c. 1635) NUNC DIMITTIS for double choir– Peter R. Hallock ANTHEM: Christus est Stella […]

Duration:00:34:08

The Office of Compline for October 28, 2018

10/29/2018
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October 28, 2018 The 23rd Sunday after Pentecost (Proper 25B) ORISON: Help me, O Lord, thy way to keep – Shaker tune, arr. Kevin Siegfried (b. 1969) PSALM 126 – Peter R. Hallock (1924-2014) HYMN: Lord, we are blind (Tune: Godmanstone) – Cyril V. Taylor (1907-1991) NUNC DIMITTIS – Peter R. Hallock ANTHEM: In convertendo Dominus – Cipriano de Rore (c. 1515-1565) […]

Duration:00:32:07

The Office of Compline for October 14, 2018

10/15/2018
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October 14, 2018 The 21st Sunday after Pentecost (Proper 23B) ORISON: Now the day is over – M. Searle Wright (1918-2004) PSALM 90:12-17 – Plainsong, Tone VIII.1 HYMN: My God, how wonderful thou art (Tune: Windsor) – mel. William Damon (c. 1540-c. 1591), alt;. harm. Henchman & Hancock, 1754; Booke of Musicke, 1591; and The Academic Hymnal, 1899 NUNC DIMITTIS – Melchior Franck (1573-1639) […]

Duration:00:29:42

The Office of Compline for October 7, 2018

10/8/2018
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October 7, 2018 The 20th Sunday after Pentecost ORISON: ‘Seigneur, je vous en prie’ from Quatre petites prières de Saint-François d’Assise – Francis Poulenc (1899-1963) PSALM 8 – Plainsong, Tone V.2 HYMN: Most High, omnipotent, good Lord (Tune: Lukkason) – Calvin Hampton (1938-1984) NUNC DIMITTIS: Plainsong setting, Tone III.6 ANTHEMS: ‘Tout puissant, trés saint, trés haut’ and ‘O mes très chers frères’ […]

Duration:00:33:07

The Office of Compline for September 30, 2018

10/1/2018
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September 30, 2018 The Feast of Saint Michael & All Angels ORISON: The Guardian Angel – Ina Boyle (1889-1967) PSALM 103 – Peter R. Hallock (1924-2014) HYMN: Round the Lord in glory seated (Tune: Rustington) – Charles Hubert Hastings Parry (1848-1918) NUNC DIMITTIS: Plainsong, Tone I; harm. William Byrd (c. 1543-1623) ANTHEM: Tibi Christe, splendor Patris – Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina (c. […]

Duration:00:39:14

The Office of Compline for September 23, 2018

9/24/2018
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September 23, 2018 The 18th Sunday after Pentecost (Proper 20B) ORISON: Dedication – Joshua Haberman (b. 1982) PSALM 54 – Jason A. Anderson (b. 1976) HYMN: Lord, whose love through humble service (Tune: Saint Helena) – Calvin Hampton (1938-1984) NUNC DIMITTIS: Plainsong, Tonus peregrinus; harm. William Byrd (c. 1543-1623) ANTHEM: O bone Jesu – Alonso de Tejeda (c. 1540-1628) Jason Anderson, director • Gregory […]

Duration:00:14:19

The Office of Compline for September 9, 2018

9/10/2018
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September 9, 2018 The 16th 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 146 – Plainsong, Tone IV.2 HYMN: I’ll praise my Maker while I’ve breath (Tune: Old 113th) – Melody from Strassburger Kirchenamt, 1525; harm. Peter R. Hallock (1924-2014) NUNC DIMITTIS: Plainsong, Tone VI; harm. Anonymous 16th […]

Duration:00:33:39

The Office of Compline for September 2, 2018

9/3/2018
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Date: September 2, 2018 Church Calendar notation: The Fifteenth 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) PSALM 15 – Peter R. Hallock (1924-2014) HYMN: Lord, Thou Hast Searched Me, and Dost Know – from A. Davisson’s Kentucky Harmony (1816) NUNC DIMITTIS: plainsong, […]

Duration:00:36:45

The Office of Compline for August 26, 2018

8/27/2018
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August 26, 2018 The Fourteenth Sunday after Pentecost ORISON: Dear Lord and Father of mankind (Tune: Rest) – Frederick Charles Maker (1844-1927) PSALM 34:15-22 – Plainsong, Tone V.2 HYMN: My God, how wonderful thou art (Tune: Windsor) – mel. William Damon (c. 1540-c. 1591), alt;. harm. Booke of Musicke, 1591 NUNC DIMITTIS- Plainsong, Tone I; […]

Duration:00:35:15

The Office of Compline for August 19, 2018

8/20/2018
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August 19, 2018 The 13th Sunday after Pentecost ORISON: The shadows of the evening hours – Erin Aas (b. 1974) PSALM 34:9-16 – Plainsong, Tone V.2 HYMN: Abide with me (Tune: Eventide) – William Henry Monk (1823-1889) NUNC DIMITTIS – Erin Aas ANTHEM: Salva nos, Domine, vigilantes – Jacob Handl (1551-1591) * Jason Anderson, director • Joel Matter, reader • Ken Peterson, cantor * Choir 1 Quartet: Thomas […]

Duration:00:33:53

The Office of Compline for August 12, 2018

8/13/2018
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Church Calendar notation: The Twelfth Sunday after Pentecost ORISON: Blest Are the Pure in Heart – Searle Wright (1918-2004) PSALM 34:1-8 – plainsong, Mode V.2 HYMN: Sing We of the Blessed Mother – melody: Rustington, Charles Hubert Hastings Parry (1848-1918) NUNC DIMITTIS: setting for double choir by Charles Wood (1866-1926) ANTHEM: Ave Maria – Franz Biebl (1906-2001) Soloists: Joel Matter, Layne Benofsky, Tyler Morse Jeremy Matheis, director • Tyler Morse, reader • Thomas Adams, cantor

Duration:00:37:16

The Office of Compline for August 5, 2018

8/6/2018
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Date: August 5, 2018 Church Calendar notation: The Feast of The Transfiguration ORISON: O Wondrous Type! O Vision Fair – melody and verse 3 harm. William Knapp (1698-1768); verse 2 harm. Hymns Ancient & Modern PSALM 99 – plainsong, Mode VII HYMN: Christ Upon the Mountain Peak – melody: IBIS, Thomas Kuras (1950-1997); harm. Peter R. Hallock (1924-2014) NUNC DIMITTIS: setting for three voices by […]

Duration:00:33:11

The Office of Compline for July 29, 2018

7/30/2018
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July 29, 2018 The Tenth Sunday after Pentecost ORISON: O Christ, You are Both Light and Day – Tune: COMPLINE by David Hurd (b. 1950) PSALMS 134 & 4 – setting by Peter R. Hallock (1924-2014) HYMN: The Duteous Day Now Closeth – melody attributed to Heinrich Isaac (1450-1517); harmonized by J.S. Bach (1685-1750) NUNC DIMITTIS: setting for two voices by […]

Duration:00:28:41

The Office of Compline for July 22, 2018

7/23/2018
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July 22, 2018 • Saint Mary Magdalene ORISON: O gladsome Light – Valaam Chant – arr. Deacon Sergei Trubachev (1919-1995)/William Turnipseed (b.1956) PSALM 42:1-7 – Plainsong setting, Tone IV.5 HYMN: Mary, weep not, weep no longer (Tune: Dulce Carmen) – attr. Michael Haydn (1731-1806) NUNC DIMITTIS: Plainsong setting, Tone V.1 ANTHEM: In nomine Jesu – Jacob Handl (1550-1591) William Turnipseed, director • Joel Matter, reader • […]

Duration:00:33:56

The Office of Compline for July 15, 2018

7/16/2018
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July 15, 2018 The Eighth Sunday after Pentecost ORISON: Christ is made the sure foundation (Tune: Urbs Beata Jerusalem) – Plainsong, Mode II, Nevers MS., 13th cent. PSALM 66:1-11 – Peter R. Hallock (1924-2014) HYMN: All who love and serve your city (Tune: Charlestown) – mel. from The Southern Harmony, 1835 NUNC DIMITTIS: Plainsong, Tone VI; harm. Lodovico Grossi da Viadana (c. 1560-1627) […]

Duration:00:32:16

The Office of Compline for July 8, 2018

7/9/2018
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July 8, 2018 The Seventh Sunday after Pentecost ORISON: The shadows of the evening hours – Joshua Haberman (b. 1982) PSALM 123 [first performance] – Jason A. Anderson (b. 1976) HYMN: Amazing grace! how sweet the sound (Tune: New Britain) – arr. Richard T. Proulx (1937-2010) and Peter R. Hallock (1924-2014) NUNC DIMITTIS – Roger Sherman ANTHEM: Poor wayfarin’ stranger – arr. […]

Duration:00:31:33

The Office of Compline for July 1, 2018

7/2/2018
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July 1, 2018 The Sixth Sunday after Pentecost ORISON: Phos hilaron – Kevin Siegfried (b. 1969) PSALM 30 – Plainsong setting, Tone I.9 HYMN: Te lucis ante terminum (To you before the close of day) – Sarum Plainsong, Mode VIII; harm. Kevin Siegfried NUNC DIMITTIS: Plainsong, Tone IV; anonymous 16th cent. setting, adapt. Bernarr Rainbow (1914-1998) ANTHEM: There is a […]

Duration:00:36:30

The Office of Compline for June 24, 2018

6/25/2018
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June 24, 2018 The Nativity of Saint John the Baptist A special Alumni + Compline service celebrating 62 years of the Compline Choir at Saint Mark’s Cathedral ORISON: Comfort, comfort ye my people (Tune: Psaume 42) – Claude Goudimel (1514-1572) PSALM 85:7-13 – Jason A. Anderson (b. 1976) HYMN: The great forerunner of the morn (Tune: The Truth from Above) – Herefordshire […]

Duration:00:34:33

The Office of Compline for June 17, 2018

6/18/2018
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June 17, 2018 The Fourth Sunday after Pentecost ORISON: ‘Phos hilaron’ from The Evening Service – Stephen Sturk (b. 1950) PSALM 91 – Peter R. Hallock (1924-2014) HYMN: Almighty God, your word is cast like seed upon the ground (Tune: Walden) – Jane Marshall (b. 1924) NUNC DIMITTIS from The Evening Service – Sturk ANTHEM: Iustus germinabit sicut lilium – Jacob Gallus (1550-1591) Jason […]

Duration:00:33:20