The John Rutter Songbook


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Happy 70th Birthday John Rutter. A collection of beautiful pieces composed by one of Britain's best-loved composers - John Rutter

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This beautiful album is a fitting tribute to a great composer in his 70th birthday year.

Classic FM is very proud to present The John Rutter Songbook , a magnificent collection of your favourite melodies from one of Britain’s best-loved composers

John Rutter is an English composer, conductor, editor, arranger and record producer, mainly of choral music. He has also written orchestral and instrumental pieces alongside a renowned collection of Christmas Carols.

Rutter has personally handpicked and arranged 40 of his greatest pieces specially for this double album. Tracks include - The Lord Bless You And Keep Keep You, O Waly Waly, Pie Jesu and many more. Watch Classic FM 's breakfast presenter Tim Lihoreau speak to Rutter about this album below.



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The John Rutter Songbook

The Lord Bless You and Keep You


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Disc 1: Carols

1: Once in Royal David's City
2: O Holy Night
3: Tomorrow Shall Be My Dancing Day
4: Silent Night
5: Away In A Manger
6: Star Carol 
7: In The Bleak Midwinter
8: God Rest You Merry, Gentlemen 
9: Angels We Have Heard On High 
10: Joy To The World
11: Christmas Lullaby
12: Angels' Carol 
13: Three Kings of Orient
14: El Noi De La Mare ( The Son Of The Virgin)
15: Still, Still, Still
16: Nativity Carol
17: Shepherd's Pipe Carol 
18: Christ Is The Morning Star
19: Hark! The Herald Angels Sing 
20: New Year

Disc 2: Classics

1: Look At The World
2: Wedding Canticle (Blessed Are All They That Fear The Lord)
3: Amazing Grace
4: Chanson
5: The Lord Is My Light And My Salvation
6: All Things Bright And Beautiful
7: Pie Jesu (Requiem)
8: Steal Away
9: The Lord Bless You And Keep You
10: A Prayer Of Saint Patrick
11: This Is The Day
12: O Waly Waly
13: Beatles Concerto - 2nd Movement
14: Magical Kingdom
15: Golden Slumbers
16: Blow, Blow, Thou Winter Wind
17: Down By The Sally Gardens
18: A Clare Benediction
19: Lullaby For Pegi
20: A Gaelic Blessing 


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