Compline for the 20th Sunday after Pentecost 12, 2023

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Compline for the Twentieth Sunday after Pentecost | October 15, 2023 

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

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October 15, 2023 • The 20th Sunday after Pentecost (Proper 23A)

ORISON: Maker of all things, God most high – Thomas Tallis (c. 1505-1585)

PSALM 23 – Peter R. Hallock (1924-2014)

HYMN: The King of love my Shepherd is (Tune: SAINT COLUMBA) – Irish melody; stzs. 1-5 harm. Hymnal 1940; stz. 6 harm. Peter R. Hallock

NUNC DIMITTIS – Plainsong, Tone VI; harm. Anon. 16th cent. composer

ANTHEM: O bone Jesu – Orlande de Lassus (1532-1594)


Maurice Duruflé (1902–1986), Méditation (Op. Posth.)

César Frank (1822–1890), Chorale No. 2 in B Minor

Jason Anderson, director • William Turnipseed, reader • James Wilcox, cantor • Amiel Elfert, post-Compline recitalist

Thanks to this evening's Compline volunteers: hospitality ministers Robin Ethridge and Ray Miller, and videographer Michael Perera.

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