Compline on the Fifth Sunday of Easter, 2023

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Compline on the The Fifth Sunday of Easter | May 7, 2023 

Order of Service in Eastertide | Each week's repertoire is posted here

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May 7, 2023 • The Fifth Sunday of Easter

ORISON: ‘The Call’ from Five Mystical Songs – Ralph Vaughan Williams (1872-1958)

PSALMS 31:1-5, 15-16 – Plainsong, Tone IV.2

HYMN: Good Christians all, rejoice and sing! (Tune: GELOBT SEI GOTT) – Melchior Vulpius (c. 1560-1616)

NUNC DIMITTIS – Plainsong, Tone I; harm. Lodovico Grossi da Viadana (ca. 1560 - 1627)

ANTHEM: Love never ends – Alice Parker (b. 1925) [anthem commissioned for the Compline Choir; second presentation incorporating revisions made by the composer following the premiere]

Jason Anderson, director • William Turnipseed, reader • Kenneth V. Peterson, cantor

Thanks to this evening's Compline volunteers—hospitality minister Estephan Meza, and videographer Michael Lee.

Compline at Saint Mark's Cathedral has been a Seattle tradition since 1956. All the singers are volunteers. Learn more at:


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