The King of love my Shepherd is

The King of love my Shepherd is : The Cambridge Singers Hymn Series

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for SATB and piano or harp The King of Love My Shepherd Is sets Psalm 23 to an arrangement of the Irish traditional melody St. Columba. Rutter keeps the first three verses largely in unison, alternating between male and female voices, before allowing the music to bloom into rich and ever-expanding polyphony for the last three verses. The arpeggios in the accompaniment, distinctly Gaelic and gently scored, can be performed either on harp or piano.show more

Product details

  • Sheet music | 8 pages
  • 171 x 267 x 2mm | 18g
  • Oxford University Press
  • Oxford, United Kingdom
  • 019341645X
  • 9780193416451

About John Rutter

John Rutter was born in London in 1945 and studied music at Clare College, Cambridge. His compositions embrace choral, orchestral, and instrumental music, and he has edited or co-edited various choral anthologies, including four Carols for Choirs volumes with Sir David Willcocks and the Oxford Choral Classics series. From 1975 to 1979 he was Director of Music at Clare College, and in 1981 he formed his own choir, the Cambridge Singers. He now divides his time between composition and conducting and is sought after as a guest conductor for the world's leading choirs and orchestras. John Rutter's music has been widely recorded and is available on many record labels including Universal, Naxos, and Hyperion. The Cambridge Singers have recorded many of John Rutter's works on the Collegium Records label.show more