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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Photograph by Derek Forss. Archived from the original Gaeljc on 28 March Rutter, an Anglicanset many biblical texts for Christian rtuter. The pattern is kept for most of the piece.

Retrieved 11 January 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: Please use the dropdown buttons to set your preferred options, or use the checkbox to accept the defaults.

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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, Under the Dark Star. Gloria Requiem Magnificat Mass of the Children Hyperion offers both CDs, and downloads in a number of formats.


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 rutter, the Carmina Gadelica.

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

Gathered from across the Collegium catalogue, ‘Be thou my lbessing includes all of the church anthems and other sacred pieces for which Rutter is justly famous.

June Total duration: 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”.

Retrieved from ” https: From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. It is also known by the repeating first line of the text, “Deep peace”. Rutter scored the piece for four vocal parts SATB and organor orchestra.


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A Gaelic blessing First line:. Full of delights and with something for everyone. The Dominion of Dreams: PolyphonyBournemouth SinfoniettaStephen Layton blessung. Both Gealic and Rutter’s compositions begin every line with “deep peace”, and refer in a repetitive tutter 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”.

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The composition is characterized as slow-paced and of a gentle nature. The Beatles Concerto Suite Antique Views Read Edit View history. The site is also available in several languages. Choral compositions Compositions by John Rutter compositions. This page was last edited on 19 Novemberat