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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The pattern is kept for most of the piece. Retrieved 11 January PolyphonyBournemouth SinfoniettaStephen Layton conductor. 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: 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”.

Retrieved from ” https: Under the Dark Star. 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 rutter to a very soft ending, with all voices and the accompaniment calming to slow movement.

June Total duration: Photograph by Derek Forss.

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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, Don’t show me this message again.

Archived from the original PDF on All articles with dead external links Articles with dead external links from June Articles with permanently dead external links Pages with timeline metadata. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. It is also known by the repeating first line of the text, “Deep peace”. Rutter has said that his English-only composition is based on “an old Gaelic rune”, and that he added a gaelci mentioning Jesus and the word Amen, to make it also a Christian anthem.

Dynamically, the music begins softly pgrowing slightly to mp for the “shining stars”, and again later for “moon and stars”.

This page was last edited on 19 Gadlicat The Dominion of Dreams: Retrieved 3 July Full of delights and with something for everyone. Royal School of Church Music. The site is also available in several languages. Welcome to Hyperion Records, an 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.

A Gaelic Blessing- Deep Peace

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gaelif The Cambridge SingersJohn Rutter conductor. Views Read Edit View history. The composition is characterized as slow-paced and of a gentle nature. Choral compositions Compositions by John Rutter compositions.

A Gaelic blessing First line:. 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 Lyrics

Rutter, an Anglicanset many biblical texts for Christian services. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. 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 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 scored the piece for four vocal parts SATB and organor orchestra.