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 GAELIC BLESSING lyrics! Deep peace of the running wave to you. Deep peace of the flowing air to you. Deep peace of the. Buy A Gaelic Blessing (SATB) by John Rutter at Choral Sheet Music. This extraordinary setting of the traditional Gaelic text has been.

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By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. A climax is “Christ”, marked crescendo to a strong f “light of the world” with all voices holding the blessng “light” for more than a measurebut diminuendo to a very soft ending, with all voices and the accompaniment calming to slow movement.

A Gaelic Blessing Lyrics

Views Read Edit View history. Retrieved 6 July Rutter, an Anglicanset many biblical texts for Christian services.

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Gloria Requiem Magnificat Mass of the Children The Dominion of Dreams: Rutter scored the piece for four vocal parts SATB and organor orchestra.


Choral compositions Compositions by John Rutter compositions. Royal School of Church Music. It is also known by the repeating first line of the text, “Deep peace”.

John Rutter – A Gaelic Blessing Lyrics

The pattern is kept for most of the piece. Retrieved from ” https: The composition is characterized as slow-paced and of a gentle nature.

The Beatles Concerto Suite Antique All articles with dead external links Articles with dead external links from June Articles with permanently dead external links Pages with timeline metadata. 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.

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Under the Dark Star. Retrieved 11 January 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.

Dynamically, the music begins softly pgrowing slightly to mp for the “shining stars”, and again later for “moon and stars”. Archived from the original PDF on 28 March The choir voices enter together, with the lower voices also moving slowly like the left hand a gelic measure for “Deep”, another one for “peace”while the soprano pronounces “peace” sooner and moves up in eighth-notes on “running wave”.


This page was last edited on 19 Novemberat Retrieved 3 July Archived from the original PDF on The original, English-language piece that the central lines of Rutter’s piece are directly excerpted from, published in the jhon, 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”.