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A Clare Benediction (SATB)

Accompanied; SATB; Unaccompanied

An easy anthem with words and music by John Rutter. There are four different versions of the vocal parts – unison (or two-part) with keyboard, upper voices with keyboard, SA and Men with piano, or SATB unaccompanied or with keyboard.  The piece is also included in The John Rutter Piano Album, for solo piano.

An orchestral accompaniment compatible with the SATB version, SA/Men version, and the unison version (although the orchestral parts are a semitone higher for the latter two) is available to hire/rent at the OUP link below. Also available in John Rutter Anthems.

An audio learning guide for this title is available from ChoirGuides


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Duration: 3.5 minutes
Difficulty: Easy
Published: 02 April 1998
ISBN: 9780193511521

Programme notes

This piece was written in honour of Clare College Cambridge, where John Rutter was Director of Music from 1975-79…

Download John's programme notes on this piece

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