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 . for SATB and organ, or harp and strings John Rutter’s enduringly popular Gaelic Blessing is presented here with commentary and performance. A GAELIC BLESSING lyrics! Deep peace of the running wave to you. Deep peace of the flowing air to you. Deep peace of the.

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His compositions embrace choral, orchestral, and instrumental music, and he has edited or co-edited various choral anthologies, including four Carols for Choirs volumes with Sir David Willcocks and the Agelic Choral Classics series. Dynamically, the music begins softly pgrowing slightly to mp for the “shining stars”, and again later for “moon and stars”. Academic Skip to main content. Arise, shine John Rutter.

Retrieved 11 January Canticles of Light Bob Chilcott. The Dominion of Dreams: Wings of the Morning John Rutter. Both Sharp’s and Rutter’s compositions begin every line ruttdr “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”.


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An Irish Benediction Antony Baldwin. The Song of Songs Howard Skempton. A jhn 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.

All articles with dead external links Articles with dead external links from June Articles with permanently dead external links Pages with timeline metadata. Rutter has said that his English-only composition is based on “an old Gaelic rune”, and that he added a line mentioning Jesus and the word Amen, to make it also a Christian anthem.

Choral compositions Compositions by John Rutter compositions. The composition is characterized as slow-paced and of a gentle nature. Choose your country or region Close. Rejoice and be merry John Rutter. Christmas Lullaby John Rutter. Rutter, an Anglicanset many biblical texts for Christian services. Overview Description Composer Information. Gloria Requiem Magnificat Mass of the Children Archived from the original PDF on Cecilia Virgo Gabriel Jackson.

A Gaelic Blessing

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: From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. This page was last edited on 19 Novemberat 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.


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From to he was Director of Music at Jkhn College, and in he formed his own choir, the Cambridge Singers. O waly, waly John Rutter. Rutter scored the piece for four vocal parts SATB and organor orchestra. Under the Dark Star. Be thou my vision John Rutter. Mary’s Lullaby John Rutter. Order from Edition Peters. The pattern is kept for most of the piece. Retrieved from ” https: Abide with me William H. Royal School of Church Music. Retrieved 6 July He now divides his time between composition and conducting and is sought after as a guest conductor for the world’s leading choirs and orchestras.

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