Compline on the 12th Sunday after Pentecost, 2023

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Compline on the 12th Sunday after Pentecost | August 20, 2023 

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August 20, 2023 • The 12th Sunday after Pentecost (Proper 15A)

ORISON (H 33): Christ, mighty Savior (Tune: CHRISTE, LUX MUNDI) – Plainsong, Mode VII, Freiburg MS., 14th cent.

PSALM 67 – Plainsong, Tone VIII.1

OFFICE HYMN 44: To you before the close of day (Tune: TE LUCIS ANTE TERMINUM) – Plainsong, Mode VIII, Antiphonale Sarisburiense, Vol. II

NUNC DIMITTIS – Plainsong, Tone III.4

ANTHEM: I will call upon God – Charles Wood (1866-1926)


Charles-Marie Widor (1844–1937), Symphonie No. 5, mvt 4: Adagio

Calvin Hampton, (1938–1984) Suite No. 2, Variation 1: "Lullaby"

Alfred Lefébure-Wély (1817–1869), from Recueil de Six Morceaux pour l’Orgue: No. 2, Élévation in E major; and No. 6, Marche in F major

Dieterich Buxtehude (1637–1708), Gigue-Fugue in C Major, BuxWv 174

Charles Callahan (b. 1951), Prelude on NICAEA

Paul Leddington Wright (b. 1951), Postlude on GUITING POWER

Ken Pendergrass, director • J. Scott Kovacs, reader • Fred McIlroy, cantor • Alan Lynch, post-compline organ recitalist

Thanks to this evening's Compline volunteers: hospitality ministers Estephan Meza and Priscilla Strand, and videographer Michael Perera.

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