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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 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:00:31:38

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

The Office of Compline for June 10, 2018

6/11/2018
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June 10, 2018 The Third Sunday after Pentecost ORISON: Slowly the rays of daylight fade – M. Searle Wright (1918-2004) PSALM 130 – Peter R. Hallock (1924-2014) HYMN: Out of the depths I call (Tune: Saint Bride) – Samuel Howard (1710-1782) NUNC DIMITTIS: Plainsong; harm. Lodovico Grossi da Viadana (c. 1560-1627) ANTHEM: ‘In pace’ from Three Latin Motets – Grayston Ives (b. […]

Duration:00:31:47

The Office of Compline for June 3, 2018

6/4/2018
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June 3, 2018 The Second Sunday after Pentecost ORISON: Be present, O merciful God – Roupen Shakarian (b. 1950) PSALM 81:1-10 [premiere] – Jason A. Anderson (b. 1976) HYMN: Te lucis ante terminum (Before the ending of the day) – Shakarian NUNC DIMITTIS – Shakarian ANTHEM: O sing joyfully – Adrian Batten (c. 1591-c. 1637) Jason Anderson, director • Tyler Morse, reader • Thomas Adams, cantor

Duration:00:29:17

The Office of Compline for May 27, 2018

5/28/2018
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May 27, 2018 The First Sunday after Pentecost: Trinity Sunday ORISON: O Trinity of blessed Light – Jeff Junkinsmith (b. 1956) PSALM 113 – Jason A. Anderson (b. 1976) HYMN: Holy God, we praise thy Name (Tune: Grosser Gott) – mel. from Katolisches Gesangbuch, 1686; harm. Charles Winfred Douglas (1867-1944), after Conrad Kocher (1786-1872) NUNC DIMITTIS – Christopher Tye (c. 1505-1572) ANTHEM: Let us […]

Duration:00:29:48

The Office of Compline for May 20, 2018

5/21/2018
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May 20, 2018 The Day of Pentecost: The 50th Day of Easter ORISON: Come, thou Holy Spirit, come! – M. Searle Wright (1918-2004) PSALM 104:25-32, 35-37 – Peter R. Hallock (1924–2014) HYMN: Come, Holy Ghost, our souls inspire (Tune: Come, Holy Ghost) – John Henry Hopkins, Jr. (1820-1891); adapt. and harm. David Hurd (b. 1950) NUNC DIMITTIS: Plainsong setting, Tone VI; […]

Duration:00:30:48

The Office of Compline for May 13, 2018

5/14/2018
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May 13, 2018 The Seventh Sunday of Easter: The Sunday after Ascension Day PROCESSIONAL: O clap your hands – Peter R. Hallock (1924–2014) PSALM 1 – Jason A. Anderson (b. 1976) HYMN: God is ascended (Tune: Gen Himmel aufgefahren ist) – German, 16th cent.; arr. Hallock NUNC DIMITTIS: Plainsong setting, Tone VII; harm. Thomas Tallis (c. 1505-1585) ANTHEM: Viri Galilaei – William […]

Duration:00:25:58

The Office of Compline for May 6, 2018

5/7/2018
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May 6, 2018 The Sixth Sunday of Easter ORISON: Christians to the Paschal victim (Tune: Victimae Paschali laudes) – Plainsong, Mode I; melody att. Wigbert (d. 1050?) PSALM 98 – Peter R. Hallock (1924-2014) HYMN: Lift your voice rejoicing, Mary (Tune: Fisk of Gloucester) – Thomas Foster (b. 1938) NUNC DIMITTIS: Plainsong, Tone V; harm. Vicente Ripollés (1867-1943) ANTHEM: Regina caeli laetare – Robert […]

Duration:00:30:36

The Office of Compline for April 29, 2018

4/30/2018
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April 29, 2018 Feast of Saint Mark, Evangelist ORISON: O Way, through whom our souls draw near – M. Searle Wright (1918-2004) PSALMS 2 & 150 – Plainsong, Tone VIII.3 & Charles Villiers Stanford (1852-1924); arr. for men’s voices by Peter R. Hallock (1924-2014) HYMN: Come, pure hearts, in joyful measure (Tune: Alles ist an Gottes Segen) – mel. att. […]

Duration:00:30:16

The Office of Compline for April 22, 2018

4/23/2018
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April 22, 2018 The Fourth Sunday of Easter ORISON: The Lord is my Shepherd – Bobby McFerrin (b. 1950) PSALM 23 – Peter R. Hallock (1924-2014) HYMN: Jesus, our mighty Lord (Tune: Monk’s Gate) – Sussex folk melody, adapt. and arr. Ralph Vaughan Williams (1872-1958) NUNC DIMITTIS – John Mundy [Munday] (c. 1555-1630) ANTHEM: The Good Shepherd – Alice Parker (b. 1925) […]

Duration:00:28:55

The Office of Compline for April 15, 2018

4/16/2018
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April 15, 2018 The Third Sunday of Easter ORISON: This joyful Eastertide (Tune: Vruechten) – mel. from Psalmen, 1685; harm. Charles Wood (1866-1926) PSALMS 134 & 4 – Peter R. Hallock (1924–2014) HYMN: Jesus lives! (Tune: Saint Albinus) – Henry John Gauntlett (1805-1876) NUNC DIMITTIS – Tyler A. Morse (b. 1990) ANTHEM: Christus surrexit – Jacob Handl (1550-1591) * The Rt. Rev. Gregory H. Rickel, presider Ÿ Jason […]

Duration:00:32:05

The Office of Compline for April 8, 2018

4/9/2018
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April 8, 2018 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 133 – Setting based on a theme from Chichester Psalms by Leonard Bernstein (1918-1990); adapt. Jason A. Anderson (b. 1976) HYMN: Alleluia! O sons and […]

Duration:00:29:03

The Office of Compline for March 25, 2018

3/26/2018
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March 25, 2018 The Sunday of the Passion: Palm Sunday ORISON: The royal banners forward go (Tune: Vexilla Regis prodeunt) – Plainsong, Mode I; harm. Guillaume Dufay (c. 1397-1474) HYMN: Drop, drop, slow tears (Tune: Song 46) – Orlando Gibbons (c. 1583-1625) PSALM 22:1-18 – Peter R. Hallock (1924-2014) RESPOND: In manus tuas (Setting I) – John Sheppard (c. 1515-1558); ed. Simon R. Hill […]

Duration:00:39:22

The Office of Compline for March 18, 2018

3/19/2018
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March 18, 2018 The Fifth Sunday in Lent ORISON: ‘Psalm 51’ from Six Hymns to Doctor Watts – Alice Parker (b. 1925) PSALM 51 – Peter R. Hallock (1924–2014) HYMN: O Christ, you are both light and day (Tune: Christe, qui Lux es et dies) – Plainsong, Mode II NUNC DIMITTIS: Plainsong setting, Tone V.1 ANTHEM: Lamentations of Jeremiah – Elzéar Genet […]

Duration:00:33:28

The Office of Compline for March 4, 2018

3/5/2018
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March 4, 2018 The Third Sunday in Lent ORISON: Lord Jesus, think on me (Tune: Southwell) – from Daman’s Psalter, 1579; adapt. Hymnal 1940 HYMN: O Christ, you are both light and day (Tune: Christe, qui Lux es et dies) – Plainsong, Mode II PSALM 13 – Peter R. Hallock (1924-2014) NUNC DIMITTIS: Plainsong setting, Tone V.1 ANTHEM: Lamentations of Jeremiah (a5) – Alfonso Ferrabosco the […]

Duration:00:31:41

The Office of Compline for February 25, 2018

2/26/2018
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February 25, 2018 The Second Sunday in Lent ORISON: Richard de Castre’s Prayer to Jesus – Richard Runciman Terry (1865-1938); arr. for men’s voices by Vernon Nicodemus HYMN: O Christ, you are both light and day (Tune: Christe, qui Lux es et dies) – Plainsong, Mode II PSALM 22:22-30 – Peter R. Hallock (1924-2014) NUNC DIMITTIS: Plainsong setting, Tone V.1 […]

Duration:00:31:36

The Office of Compline for February 18, 2018

2/19/2018
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February 18, 2018 The First Sunday in Lent During the season of Lent, the Compline Choir is using a slightly re-ordered setting of the office of Compline. This setting places the Confession and Absolution of Sin nearer the beginning of the and switches the placement of the Psalm and Office Hymn. We will return to […]

Duration:00:29:25