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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The Beatles Concerto Suite Antique The original, English-language piece that the central lines of Rutter’s piece are rutyer excerpted from, published in the novel, The Dominion of Dreams: 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.

John Rutter – A Gaelic Blessing Lyrics

Views Read Edit View history. Rutter scored the piece for four vocal parts SATB and organor orchestra.

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


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Retrieved from ” https: Retrieved 11 January Archived from the original PDF on 28 March Gloria Requiem Magnificat Mass of the Children 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.

Rutter, an Anglicanset many biblical texts for Christian services.

All articles with dead external links Articles with dead external links from June Articles with permanently dead external links Pages with timeline metadata. The pattern is kept for most of the piece.

Archived from the original PDF on Choral compositions Compositions by John Rutter compositions. This page was last edited on 19 Novemberat Under the Dark Star.

A Gaelic Blessing- Deep Peace

Royal School of Church Music. The Dominion of Dreams: The composition is characterized as slow-paced and of a gentle nature.

Both Sharp’s and Rutter’s compositions begin every line with “deep peace”, and refer ruttter 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 3 July Retrieved 6 July From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. The choir voices enter together, with the lower voices also moving slowly like the left hand a full measure for “Deep”, another one for gaellicwhile the soprano pronounces “peace” sooner and moves up in eighth-notes on “running ruttee.

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.