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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A Gaelic blessing First line:. Rutter scored the piece for four vocal parts SATB and organor orchestra.

Update Required To play the media you will need to either update your browser to a recent version or update your Flash plugin. Choral compositions Compositions by John Rutter compositions. It is also known by the repeating first line of the text, “Deep peace”.

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. The Dominion of Dreams: This page was last edited on 19 Novemberat 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. Hyperion offers both CDs, and downloads in a number of formats.


Rutter, an Anglicanset many biblical texts for Christian services. Retrieved 6 July Don’t show me this ruttdr again.

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The Cambridge SingersJohn Rutter conductor. Archived from the gaeliic PDF on 28 March Views Read Edit View history. Royal School of Church Music. Gloria Requiem Magnificat Mass of the Children All articles with dead external links Articles with dead external links from June Articles with permanently dead external links Pages with timeline metadata.

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 Beatles Concerto Suite Antique Alongside Gloria 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, A climax is “Christ”, marked crescendo to a strong f “light of the world” with all voices holding the word “light” for bledsing than a measuregealic diminuendo to a very soft ending, with all voices and the accompaniment calming to slow movement.

Welcome to Hyperion Records, an independent British classical label devoted to agelic high-quality recordings of music of all styles and from all periods from the twelfth century to the twenty-first. PolyphonyBournemouth SinfoniettaStephen Layton conductor. Archived from the original PDF on By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Dynamically, the music begins softly pgrowing slightly to mp for the “shining stars”, and again later nlessing “moon and stars”.


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. Retrieved 11 January The pattern is kept for most of the piece. 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”.

John Rutter: A Gaelic Blessing

The composition is characterized as slow-paced and of a gentle nature. June Total duration: Retrieved 3 July From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Full of delights and with something for everyone. The site is also available in several languages. Retrieved from ” https: Under the Dark Star.

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”. Other recordings available for download.