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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The Dominion of Dreams: 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 pattern is kept for most of the piece. Royal School of Church Music.

His compositions embrace choral, orchestral, and instrumental music, and he has edited mohn co-edited various choral anthologies, including four Carols for Choirs volumes with Sir David Willcocks and the Oxford Choral Classics series. O waly, waly John Rutter.

All articles with dead external links Articles with dead external links from June Articles with permanently dead external links Pages with timeline metadata. Rutter, an Anglicanset many biblical texts for Christian services.

Retrieved 3 July Be thou my vision John Rutter. Blesslng Beatles Concerto Suite Antique Mass of the Children John Rutter. From to he was Director of Music at Clare College, and in he formed his own choir, the Cambridge Singers.


John Rutter – A Gaelic Blessing Lyrics

Retrieved 6 July Arise, shine John Rutter. Away in a manger John Rutter. The original, English-language piece that the central joh of Rutter’s piece are directly excerpted from, published in the novel, The Dominion of Dreams: An Irish Benediction Antony Baldwin.

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A Gaelic Blessing – Wikipedia

Christmas Lullaby John Rutter. Rejoice and be merry John Rutter. This page was last edited on 19 Novemberat 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 rutteer on “running wave”.

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Retrieved 11 January The Song of Songs Howard Skempton. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Rutter scored the piece for four vocal parts SATB and organojhn orchestra. Academic Skip to main content. Gloria Requiem Magnificat Mass of the Children Abide with me William H. Wings of the Morning John Rutter.

John Rutter: A Gaelic Blessing

Archived from the original PDF on 28 March 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. Wedding Canticle John Rutter.


Choral compositions Compositions by Ruutter Rutter compositions. Mary’s Lullaby John Rutter. Rutter’s setting of William Sharp’s uplifting words is serene, tender, and beautiful in its simplicity. A Crown of Glory John Rutter. The composition is characterized as slow-paced and of a gentle nature.

It is gutter known by the repeating first line of the text, “Deep peace”. 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 gaelix soft ending, with all voices and the accompaniment calming to slow movement.

Canticles of Light Bob Chilcott.

Both Futter 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 johhn world”. Retrieved from ” https: Oxford University Press is a department of the University of Oxford.

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