Compline Service

March 11, 2018

The Fourth Sunday in Lent: LAETARE

The service began with the blessing of the Compline Window, given to the glory of God and in memory of Peter R. Hallock.
ORISON: Laetare Jerusalem – Plainchant, Mode V
HYMN: O Christ, you are both light and day (Tune: CHRISTE, QUI LUX ES ET DIES) – Plainsong, Mode II
PSALM 48 – Peter R. Hallock (1924-2014)
NUNC DIMITTIS: Plainsong setting, Tone III.6
ANTHEM: Of the Lord’s mercies – Erin Aas (b. 1974)

The Rt. Rev. Gregory H. Rickel, VIII Bishop of Olympia
The Very Rev. Steven L. Thomason, Dean & Rector of Saint Mark’s Cathedral
Mr. Michael Kleinschmidt, Canon Musician of Saint Mark’s Cathedral
Dr. Jason Anderson, director • Jeffrey Ricco, reader • Jeremy Matheis, cantor • William Turnipseed, organist

February 24, 2019

The Seventh Sunday after the Epiphany

ORISON: If ye love me – Thomas Tallis (c. 1505-1585)
PSALM 33:1-11 – Peter R. Hallock (1924-2014)
OFFICE HYMN: Before the ending of the day – Sarum plainsong, Mode VIII; harm. Thomas Tallis
NUNC DIMITTIS – John Mundy [Munday] (1555-1630)
ANTHEM (see GREEN BOOK): He that hath my commandments – William Mundy (c. 1529-c. 1591)
Jason Anderson, director • William Turnipseed, reader • Tyler Morse, cantor

February 10, 2019

The Fifth Sunday after the Epiphany

ORISON: Dear Lord and Father of mankind (Tune: REST) – Frederick Charles Maker (1844-1927)
PSALM 91 – Peter R. Hallock (1924-2014)
OFFICE HYMN: Before the ending of the day – Plainsong, Mode VIII; harm. Orlande de Lassus (1532-1594)
NUNC DIMITTIS: Plainsong, Tone VII; harm. Thomas Morley (1557/1558-1602)
ANTHEM: Look down, O Lord – William Byrd (c. 1539/1540-1623)
Jason Anderson, director • Jeremy Matheis, reader • Joel Bevington, cantor

February 3, 2019

The Fourth Sunday after the Epiphany

ORISON: Now as the troubled day departs – M. Searle Wright (1918-2004)
PSALM 70 – Peter R. Hallock (1924-2014)
HYMN: God, that madest earth and heaven (Tune: AR HYD Y NOS) – Welsh melody; arr. Ralph Vaughan Williams (1872-1958) and Ernest Bullock (1890-1979)
NUNC DIMITTIS: Plainsong, Tone I; harm. Thomas Morley (1557/1558-1602)
ANTHEM: What Hand Divine – Erin Aas (b. 1974)
Jason Anderson, director • William Turnipseed, reader • Jeremy Matheis, cantor • Page Smith, violoncello

January 27, 2019

The Third Sunday after the Epiphany

ORISON: Blessed Jesus, at thy word we are gathered (Tune: LIEBSTER JESU) – mel. Johann Ahle (1625-1673); harm. George Palmer (1846-1926) and Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750)
PSALM 19:7-14 – Plainsong, Tone III.6
HYMN: O Christ, the Word Incarnate (Tune: MUNICH) – harm. Felix Mendelssohn (1809-1847)
NUNC DIMITTIS: – Dana Marsh (b. 1965)
ANTHEM: Beati quorum via – Sir Charles Villiers Stanford (1852-1924); arr. Richard Barnes
Jason Anderson, director • Gregory Bloch, reader • Derek Curtis-Tilton, cantor

January 20, 2019

The Second Sunday after the Epiphany

ORISON: Songs of thankfulness and praise (Tune: SALZBURG) – mel. Jakob Hintze (1622-1702); harm. Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750)
PSALM 36:5-10 [first performance] – Jason A. Anderson (b. 1976)
HYMN: All praise to you, O Lord (Tune: CARLISLE) – Charles Lockhart (1745-1815)
NUNC DIMITTIS – Anonymous setting from The Lumley Books, c. 1547-1552
ANTHEM: Tribus miraculis – Luca Marenzio (1560-1599)
Jason Anderson, director • Vernon Nicodemus, reader • Thomas Adams, cantor

January 13, 2019

The First Sunday after the Epiphany: The Baptism of Jesus

ORISON: ‘I come,’ the great Redeemer cries (Tune: THIS ENDRIS NYGHT) – English melody; harm. Ralph Vaughan Williams (1872-1958) and Martin Fallas Shaw (1875-1958)
PSALM 89:1, 2, 20-29 – Peter R. Hallock (1924–2014)
HYMN: Christ, when for us you were baptized (Tune: CAITHNESS) – melody from The Psalmes of David in Prose and Meeter, 1635; harm. The English Hymnal, 1906
NUNC DIMITTIS – Anonymous setting from The Lumley Books, c. 1547-1552
ANTHEM: The Baptism of Christ – Peter R. Hallock
Jason Anderson, director • William Turnipseed, reader • Tyler Morse, cantor & anthem soloist

December 9, 2018

The Second Sunday of Advent

ORISON: Creator of the stars of night (Tune: CONDITOR ALME SIDERUM) – Plainsong, Mode IV
CANTICLE – The Song of Zechariah – Plainsong, Tone VIII.1
HYMN: Hark! a thrilling voice is sounding (Tune: MERTON) – William Monk (1823-1889)
NUNC DIMITTIS – Roger Sherman
ANTHEM: Veni, Domine, noli tardare – William Byrd (c. 1539/1540-1623)
Jason Anderson, director • Joel Matter, reader • Tyler Morse, cantor

December 2, 2018

The First Sunday of Advent

ORISON: Matin Responsory – Jason A. Anderson (b. 1976)
PSALM 25:1-9 – Plainsong, Tone IV.2
HYMN: Come, thou long-expected Jesus (Tune: STUTTGART) – mel. From Psalmodia Sacra, 1715; adapt. and harm. William Havergal (1793-1870), alt.
NUNC DIMITTIS – Richard Proulx (1937-2010)
ANTHEM: Sive vigilem – William Mundy (c. 1529-1591)
Jason Anderson, director • William Turnipseed, reader • Arvind Narayanan, cantor

November 11, 2018

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 & accompanist • Tyler Morse, reader • Kenneth V. Peterson, cantor