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Deep Peace

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for SATB Chorus and Piano
Optional String Quartet

Traditional Irish Blessing
Elaine Hagenberg Music - EH1009

Description

Beautifully capturing the essence of this traditional Gaelic blessing, Elaine Hagenberg’s setting evokes the natural tranquility of a “gentle night” where the “moon and stars pour their healing light on you.” The gently flowing piano accompaniment supports the rolling legato vocal lines. Optional string quartet parts add serenity and depth to this well loved text.

Text

Deep peace of the running wave to you. Deep peace of the flowing air to you. Deep peace of the quiet earth to you. Deep peace of the shining stars to you. Deep peace of the gentle night to you. Moon and stars pour their healing light on you. Deep peace of Christ, the light of the world to you. - Traditional Irish Blessing




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