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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Overview Description Composer Information. Archived from the original PDF on 28 March Rutter, an Anglicanset many biblical texts for Christian services.

O waly, waly John Rutter. Retrieved 3 July Rutter scored the piece for four vocal parts SATB and organor orchestra. Choral compositions Compositions by John Rutter compositions. Arise, shine John Rutter.

A Gaelic Blessing – Wikipedia

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Away in a manger John Rutter. The Beatles Concerto Suite Antique 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. 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.


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.

Mass of the Children John Rutter. Wedding Canticle John Rutter.

Gloria Requiem Magnificat Mass of the Children The choir voices enter together, with the 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”.

Christmas Gaeilc John Rutter.

A Crown of Glory John Rutter. Wings of the Morning John Rutter. 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 Oxford Choral Classics series.

An Irish Benediction Iohn Baldwin. Rutter’s setting of William Sharp’s uplifting words is serene, tender, and beautiful in its simplicity. Choose your country or region Close.


John Rutter – A Gaelic Blessing Lyrics

Rejoice and be merry John Rutter. 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: Retrieved 11 January Retrieved from ” https: The blesing is kept for most of the piece. Views Read Edit View history. Cecilia Virgo Gabriel Jackson. Mary’s Lullaby John Rutter. Royal School of Church Music.

From to he was Director of Music at Clare College, and in he formed his own choir, the Cambridge Singers. The Dominion of Dreams: Archived from the original PDF on This page was last edited on 19 Novemberat It is also known by the repeating first line of the text, “Deep peace”. Dynamically, the music begins softly pgrowing slightly to mp for the “shining stars”, and again later for “moon and stars”.

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The composition is characterized as slow-paced and of a gentle nature. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.