Compline Service

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 Anderson, director • Jeremy Matheis, reader • Joel Bevington, cantor

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. 1948)
Jason Anderson, director • Jeffrey Ricco, reader • Jeremy Matheis, cantor

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; harm. Thomas Tomkins (1572-1656)
ANTHEM: Come, Holy Spirit – Hallock *

Jason Anderson, director • Joel Matter, reader • Joel Bevington, cantor
* Layne Benofsky, Joel Bevington, and Joel Matter, soloists

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 Byrd (1543-1623)
Jason Anderson, director • Jeffrey Ricco, reader • Jeremy Matheis, cantor

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 White (c. 1538-1574)
Jason Anderson, director • Jeremy Matheis, reader • Thomas Adams, cantor

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. Johann Balthasar König, alt; harm. Johan Löhner (1645-1705), after chorale version by Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750)
NUNC DIMITTIS: Plainsong setting, Tone II; harm. Matteo Palotta (1680-1758)
ANTHEM: Deus, qui beatum Marcum – Giovanni Gabrieli (c. 1550-1612)
Jason Anderson, director • Vernon Nicodemus, reader • Tyler Morse, cantor

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  Jason Anderson, director • William Turnipseed, reader • Joel Bevington, cantor
* Quartet in anthem: Tyler Morse and Joel Bevington, altos • Arvind Narayanan and Gregory Bloch, tenors

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 daughters, let us sing (Tune: O FILII ET FILIAE) – melody from Airs sur les hymnes sacrez, odes et noels, 1623 *
NUNC DIMITTIS: Plainsong, Tone VII; harm. Thomas Morley (1557-1602)
ANTHEM: Sermone blando angelus – Thomas Tallis (c. 1505-1585)
Jason Anderson, director • Jeffrey Ricco, reader • Jeremy Matheis, cantor
* Jeremy Matheis & Thomas Adams, soloists

April 1, 2018

Easter Day

PROCESSIONAL: Easter Canticle – Peter R. Hallock (1924–2014) †
PSALM 118:14-24 – Plainsong, Tone VIII.1
HYMN: Come, ye faithful, raise the strain (Tune: GAUDEAMUS PARITER) – melody from Medieval Bohemian Carol Melody, 1544; harm; Hymnal, 1940, and Harvey Grace (1874-1944)
NUNC DIMITTIS: Plainsong, Tonus peregrinus; harm. William Byrd (c. 1539/1540-1623)
ANTHEM: Cпасение coдeлaл (Salvation is created) – Pavel Chesnokov (1877-1944); arr. for men’s voices by Vladimir Morosan
Jason Anderson, director • Jeremy Matheis, reader • Thomas Adams, cantor
† Soloists in processional: Joel Matter and Layne Benofsky

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
NUNC DIMITTIS: Plainsong setting, Tone III.6
ANTHEM: Lamentations of Jeremiah (Setting I) – Thomas Tallis
Jason Anderson, director • Tyler Morse, reader • Fred McIlroy, cantor