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Be thou my vision (Slane)

Accompanied; SATB

In this arrangement of the traditional Irish hymn Be thou my vision, Rutter sets the 8th-century text (in its English translation) to the Irish folk melody known as Slane, the tune to which it has been sung since 1919. Rutter’s harmonies and piano/harp accompaniment add to the enchanting Gaelic style.

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Duration: 4.5 minutes
Difficulty: Very Easy, Easy
Published: 01 June 2016
ISBN: 9780193416444

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