A GAELIC BLESSING LYRICS by JOHN RUTTER: Deep peace of the running wave to you. / Deep peace of. A GAELIC BLESSING lyrics! Deep peace of the running wave to you. Deep peace of the flowing air to you. Deep peace of the. 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 .
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Archived from the original PDF on 28 March Archived from the original PDF on From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Rutter, an Anglicanset many biblical texts for Christian services.
Retrieved from ” https: The composition is characterized as slow-paced and of a gentle nature. Both Sharp’s and Rutter’s compositions begin ruyter 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”.
The Beatles Concerto Suite Antique The choir voices enter together, with the lower voices also moving slowly like the rurter 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 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 pattern is kept for most of the piece.
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. This page was last edited on 19 Novemberat Royal School of Church Music.
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.
John Rutter: A Gaelic Blessing
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“A GAELIC BLESSING” LYRICS by JOHN RUTTER: Deep peace of the
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. Views Read Edit View history. Rutter scored the piece for four vocal parts SATB and organor orchestra. Retrieved 11 January Gloria Requiem Magnificat Mass of the Children The Dominion of Dreams: It is also known by the repeating first line of the text, “Deep peace”.
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