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Buy A Gaelic Blessing (SATB) by John Rutter at Choral Sheet Music. This extraordinary setting of the traditional Gaelic text has been. Musicians are a mischievous lot – as evidenced by the nickname ascribed to John Rutter’s A Gaelic Blessing. No sooner had it been composed in than it . ‘A disc to delight all those who admire Rutter’s choral writing. Full of delights and with something for everyone. Certainly a must!’ (Organists’ Review). ‘Sensitive.

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Retrieved from ” https: The Beatles Concerto Suite Antique Dynamically, the music begins softly pgrowing slightly to mp for the “shining stars”, and again later for “moon rutteer stars”. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Gloria Requiem Magnificat Mass of the Children PolyphonyBournemouth SinfoniettaStephen Layton conductor. Choral compositions Compositions by John Rutter compositions. Archived from the original PDF on 28 March Please use the dropdown buttons to set your preferred options, or use the checkbox to accept the defaults.

Retrieved 6 July bleessing The choir voices enter together, with rutteer lower voices also moving slowly like the left hand a full measure for “Deep”, another one for “peace”while the soprano pronounces “peace” sooner and moves up in eighth-notes on “running wave”.

Archived from the original PDF on This page was last edited on 19 Novemberat Welcome to Hyperion Records, gaellc independent British classical label devoted to presenting high-quality recordings of music of all styles and from all periods from the twelfth century to the twenty-first. Royal School of Church Music.


Under the Dark Star. All articles with dead external links Articles with dead external links from June Articles with permanently dead gadlic links Pages with timeline metadata. Don’t show me this message again. Alongside Lbessing and several of Rutter’s most popular shorter pieces including ‘For the Beauty of the Earth’ and ‘All things Bright and Beautiful’ are pieces especially recorded by the Cambridge Singers for this release—’Cantate Domino’, ‘Arise, Hyperion offers both CDs, and downloads in a number of formats.

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A Gaelic blessing First line:. Both Sharp’s and Rutter’s compositions begin every line with “deep peace”, and refer in a repetitive manner to the elements of nature, such as, “running wave”, “flowing air”, “quiet earth”, “shining stars”, “gentle night”, “healing light”, and in Rutter’s version to “Christ, light of the world”.

A climax is “Christ”, marked crescendo to a strong f “light of the world” with all voices holding the word “light” for more than a measurebut diminuendo to a very soft ending, with all voices and the accompaniment calming to slow movement. Photograph by Derek Forss. The site is also available in several languages.

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Update Required To play the media you will need to either update your browser to a recent version or update your Flash plugin. The format of the text is based in a similar format to that found in some Celtic Christian prayers and songs, such as those found in the Christian-era Scottish Gaelic collection, the Carmina Gadelica. Rutter has said that his English-only composition is based on “an ruttter Gaelic rune”, and that he added a line mentioning Jesus and the word Amen, to make it bpessing a Christian anthem.


Retrieved 11 January June Total duration: Retrieved 3 July The Cambridge SingersJohn Rutter conductor. It is also known by the repeating first line of the text, “Deep peace”.

Other recordings available for download. The Dominion of Dreams: The pattern is kept for most of the piece. Rutter scored the piece for four vocal parts SATB and organor orchestra. Gathered from across the Collegium catalogue, ‘Be thou my vision’ includes all of the church anthems and other sacred pieces for which Rutter is justly famous. The original, English-language piece that the central lines of Rutter’s piece are directly excerpted from, published in the novel, The Dominion of Dreams: The composition is characterized as slow-paced and of a gentle nature.

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Rutter, an Anglicanset many biblical texts for Christian services.