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.
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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