The Gift of Music

Discussion in 'Off-Topic Chat' started by meandmycornet, Dec 16, 2006.

  1. meandmycornet

    meandmycornet Active Member

    I heard this song performed on the TV this morning, and its beautiful!

    Was just wondering if anbody knows the lyrics for it, as I can't find them anywhere online!

    Many thanks

    Fi

    xx
     
  2. brassneck

    brassneck Active Member

    ... any idea who sang it?
     
  3. meandmycornet

    meandmycornet Active Member

    well i've found it on itunes, sung by a chappy called John Rutter.... haven't a clue who was singing on TV this morning though!
     
  4. brassneck

    brassneck Active Member

    I found the album it's on, but no lyrics to be seen anywhere!
     
  5. Flutey

    Flutey Active Member

    Could have sworn John Rutter is a composer! He composed Suite Antique and something carol, can't remember it's exact name!
     
  6. DaveR

    DaveR Active Member

    Shepherds Pipe Carol. He is a composer, but I suspect there may be more than one John Rutter :biggrin:
     
  7. jingleram

    jingleram Active Member

    This is unlikely, however, I've found a cd of John Rutter's Music with this song on it, performed by the Cambridge Singers. The cd is entitled.....'The Gift of Music'
    here
     
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  8. Flutey

    Flutey Active Member

    Yes, I just thought of BOTH of your points! I remember Shepherds Pipe Carol... quite nice actually! And played the Prelude to Suite Antique for my grade 6!
     
  9. brassneck

    brassneck Active Member

    Only one John Rutter, the composer, I have found. The album jingleram has is the one I discovered on the net. Maybe he could get the lyrics from the sleevenotes?
     
  10. jingleram

    jingleram Active Member

    Ooh sorry I wasn't clear enough, I found it by trawling through the net, didn't physically find it, m'apologies!
     
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  12. brassneck

    brassneck Active Member

    -aw well then, never mind ... we are all back to square one again! Composer of the song was listed as anonymous so with such a well known phrase, it might be difficult to find. :-?
     
  13. jingleram

    jingleram Active Member

    Taken from here
     
  14. KMJ Recordings

    KMJ Recordings Supporting Member

    Of course, it goes without saying that reproducing lyrics on the internet (that aren't in the public domain) without express permission is in breach of copyright ;)

    /Humbug mode
     
  15. meandmycornet

    meandmycornet Active Member

    Gosh! I didn't expect to cause such debate and discussion! :tongue: I only wanted to know the lyrics :tongue:

    I think you are all right though... John Rutter is the composer... not sure who it is singing it now :confused:!
     
  16. brassneck

    brassneck Active Member

    - my oversight as I was quickly scanning through sites! Apologies ... and still no sign of the words. :frown:
     
  17. Flutey

    Flutey Active Member

    OOOH sorry to go off topic... but isn't Star Carol a another by Rutter?! I page turned in chamber choir enough times, I should know!
     
  18. Veri

    Veri Member

    Yes, John Rutter has written LOADS of slightly cheesy, but rather good choral music, including a goodly number of Christmas pieces:
    http://www.amazon.co.uk/John-Rutter-Christmas-Album/dp/B00006JJ4T/sr=8-1/qid=1166348846/ref=pd_ka_1/203-1898237-0410353?ie=UTF8&s=music

    I highly recommend this cd:
    http://www.amazon.co.uk/John-Rutter-Collection-Cambridge-Singers/dp/B00006LIEZ/sr=8-2/qid=1166348888/ref=pd_ka_2/203-1898237-0410353?ie=UTF8&s=music

    :)
     

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