Please enjoy the recording of the Advent Sunday Compline held on Sunday, November 28th, 2021 with the quartet Illuminare: Jean Reynolds(soprano and chantress), Robby Merchant (alto and cantor), Jeff Reynolds (tenor), and Matt Reynolds (bass), with Summer Green as speaker.
Below is the Order of Compline which will help guide you through the recording:
The Advent Prose read by Summer Green
Orison: The Glory of the Father John 1:14
“The Word was made flesh and dwelt among us. We beheld the Glory of the Father, full of grace and truth.
“The Lord Almighty grant us a quiet night….etc.
Confession of Sins
Hymn: Prepare the way, O Zion, your Christ is drawing near!
2nd verse in fauxbourdon
Psalm assigned to this date:
25:1-9 harmonized setting by Henry Stonex in Anglican Chant Psalter
Into Thy hands, O Lord, I commend my spirit…
The Song of Simeon harmonized by Gibbons and V.Williams with antiphons
The Lord’s Prayer setting Robert Stone (1516-1613)
Prayers at Compline
Collects for Advent
Anthem: Alma Redemptoris G.P.da Palestrina (1525-1594)
Simple conclusion to Compline