Compline Service

August 28, 2016

Fifteenth Sunday after Pentecost

ORISON: Slowly the rays of daylight fade – M. Searle Wright (1918-2004)
PSALM 112 – Plainsong, Tone I.7
HYMN: Jerusalem the Golden (Tune: EWING) – Alexander Ewing (1830-1895)
NUNC DIMITTIS: setting by William Turnipseed (b. 1956)
ANTHEM: Land of Rest – arranged by Richard Proulx (1937-2010)

August 21, 2016

The 14th Sunday after Pentecost

ORISON: Domine, probasti – Jason A. Anderson (b. 1976)
PSALM 103 – Peter R. Hallock (1924-2014)
HYMN: Abide with me (Tune: Eventide) – William Henry Monk (1823-1889)
NUNC DIMITTIS – Jeff Junkinsmith (b. 1956)
ANTHEM: Salva nos, Domine, vigilantes – Jakob Handl (1550-1591)
Anthem Quartet: Thomas Adams and Joel Bevington, altos • Layne Benofsky, tenor • Jeremy Matheis, bass

August 14, 2016

The Eve of Saint Mary the Virgin

A special Alumni + Compline service marking the 60th anniversary of the Compline Choir at Saint Mark’s Cathedral
ORISON: Blest are the pure in heart – M. Searle Wright (1918-2004)
PSALM 138 – Jason A. Anderson (b. 1976)
HYMN: Sing we of the blessed Mother (Tune: Rustington) – Charles Hubert Hastings Parry (1848-1918)
NUNC DIMITTIS [world premiere] – Erin Aas (b. 1980)
ANTHEM: Ave Maria – Franz Biebl (1906-2001)

August 7, 2016

ORISON: Now the Day Is Over (Tune: MERRIAL) – Joseph Barnby (1838-1896)
PSALM 33:12-22 – Plainsong, Tone I.2
HYMN: As Longs the Deer for Cooling Streams (Tune: MARTYRDOM) – Hugh Wilson (1764-1824); harm. Robert Smith (1780-1829)
NUNC DIMITTIS: Plainsong, Tone II.1; harm. John Holmes (d. 1629)
ANTHEM: In Pace – John Sheppard (c.1515-1558)

July 31, 2016

Eleventh Sunday after Pentecost

ORISON: Day Is Dying in the West (Tune: CHAUTAUQUA) – William F. Sherwin (1826-1888)
PSALM 107:1-3, 17-22 – Plainsong, Tone V.1
HYMN: When All Thy Mercies, O My God (Tune: DURHAM) – Thomas Ravenscroft (1582-1633)
NUNC DIMITTIS: Plainsong, Tone VII; harm. Thomas Morley (1557-1602)
ANTHEM: Rerum Creator Omnium – Kevin Siegfried (b. 1969)

July 24, 2016

The Tenth Sunday after Pentecost

ORISON: Dear Lord and father of mankind – John F. Kriebel (b. 1946)
PSALMS 134 & 4 – Peter R. Hallock (1924–2014)
HYMN: Before the ending of the day (hymn for Compline) – melody by Benjamin Britten (1913-1976); arr. by  Kenneth Peterson (b. 1946)
NUNC DIMITTIS – Matteo Palotta (1680-1758)
ANTHEM:  Richard Rolle’s Prayer to Jesus – George Oldroyd  (1887-1956); Gregory Bloch, tenor soloist

July 17, 2016

The Ninth Sunday after Pentecost

ORISON: The shadows of the evening hours – Joshua Haberman (b. 1982)
PSALM 15 – Peter R. Hallock (1924-2014)
HYMN: The duteous day now closeth (Tune: O Welt, ich muss dich lassen) – mel. att. Heinrich Isaac (c. 1450-1517); harm. Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750)
NUNC DIMITTIS – Plainsong, Tone VI; harm. Thomas Tomkins (1572-1656)
ANTHEM: Visita quaesumus – William Byrd (c. 1539/1540-1623)


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