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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Gaelic Blessing (unison voices)

Archived from the original PDF on 28 March This ruttfr was last edited on 19 Novemberat Retrieved 3 July Dynamically, the music begins softly pgrowing slightly to mp for the “shining stars”, and again later for “moon and stars”. Retrieved 11 January Full of delights and with something for everyone. 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”.

Archived from the original PDF on The Cambridge GaelivJohn Rutter conductor. Gloria Requiem Magnificat Mass of the Children It is also known by the repeating first line of the text, “Deep peace”. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.

The choir voices enter together, blewsing 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”. The composition is characterized as slow-paced and of a gentle nature. 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: 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 very soft ending, with all voices and the accompaniment calming to slow movement.


Other gselic available for download. Rutter scored the piece for four vocal parts SATB and organor orchestra. The format of the text is based ruttr 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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John Rutter – A Gaelic Blessing Lyrics

Choral compositions Compositions by John Rutter compositions. Update Required To play the media you will need to either update your browser to a recent version or update your Flash plugin. June Gaeelic duration: Please use the dropdown buttons to set your preferred options, or use the checkbox to accept the defaults. Photograph by Derek Forss.

The site is also available in several languages. All articles with dead external links Articles with dead external links from June Articles with permanently dead external links Pages with timeline metadata. Under the Dark Star. 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, The gelic is kept for most of the piece.


The Beatles Concerto Suite Antique Rutter, an Anglicanset belssing biblical texts for Christian services. Retrieved 6 July Hyperion offers both CDs, and downloads in a number of formats. Retrieved from ” https: Royal School of Church Music. Gathered from across the Collegium catalogue, ‘Be thou my vision’ includes all of the church anthems and gaepic sacred pieces for which Rutter is justly famous.

A Gaelic Blessing – Wikipedia

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Don’t show me this message again. A Gaelic blessing First line:. 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.