pallaanda (tbtb)

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  • Catalog ID: S-359
  • First Line: pallaanda pallaanda
  • Composer: Ethan Sperry
  • Voicing: tbtb
  • Accompaniment: a cappella
  • Language: Tamil
  • Country: India
  • Series: Global Rhythms Choral Series
  • Other: asia, GRCS, new for 2012
  • Score: View Score
  • Sound: Listen
Price:
$2.40

Description

Based on the complex South Indian raga “Shulini.” Also available in sasa.  The lyrics and melody to this piece by Ethan Sperry are a Tamil devotional prayer written by the poet/saint Periyazhwar sometime between 500 and 800 AD.  Part of the Global Rhythms Choral Series.

FURTHER MATERIAL ABOUT PALLAANDA IS AVAILABLE FROM [email protected]

  • Audio files of a native Tamil speaker pronouncing the text slowly and quickly.

  • A recording of the Portland State University Women’s Chorus performing this arrangement.

  • An audio file explaining how to teach harmonic overtone singing (notated as “R” in this

    arrangement)