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Interview with Rev. Dr. Jacob Vellian, scholar of the Syro Malabar liturgy.

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AP 6 - Interview with Rev. Dr. Jacob Vellian, scholar of the Syro Malabar liturgy.
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AP 6

Part Number Part I - Syro Malabar Church
Title Interview with Rev. Dr. Jacob Vellian, scholar of the Syro Malabar liturgy.
Duration 53:22
Place of Recording St. Thomas Church (Archdiocese   of Kottayam), Kuruppamthara, Kottayam
Date of Recording 12 July 2013
Youtube URL https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=p3vnF0Feps8
Video Segment (s) AP 6a to 6r

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Interview with Rev. Dr. Jacob Vellian, scholar of the Syro Malabar liturgy.


01. Dr. Vellian's academic background (00:45).
02. Ordination ceremony and the first Qurbana in Syriac at St. Peter's Basilica in Rome, broadcast on Vatican Radio (02:00).
03. Recent activities connected with the promotion of the Syriac language (04:58).
04. Melody of "Slotha dasletha" for the blessing of statues of saints and martyrs (07:44).
05. About the uniqueness of the Syriac melodies and the singing style in Kerala (09:10).
06. Melody of "Sagdeenan maar" (11:05).
07. The current status of Syriac literacy among the clergy in Kerala (12:14).
08. The chanting style of the words of Institution (13:23).
09. About the Syriac literacy among the lay people (15:14).
10. On the future of the Syriac language in Kerala (16:33).
11. Comments about the Tamil song, "Marayor paawe" in the tune of "Bar Maryam" (19:05).
12. Influence of Syriac music on the folk songs in Kerala (20:02).
13. On the singing of the same text in the solemn and requiem masses (22:53).
14. The melody of "Baarek maar" in Qurbana (25:31).
15. Melody of "Rahme sukaana" in Qurbana (28:25).
16. On the possible Iraqi origin of combining Syriac texts and non-sense syllables (29:40).
17. The experience of celebrating Qurbana in Syriac in Iraq, and the difference in the pronunciation (33:52).
18. On adapting Syriac melodies to compose new texts in Malayalam (35:22).
19. About the founding of Thuwaaneesa and Haadusa (39:47).
20. On the introduction of Maaraggam Kali in the School Youth Festival (43:01).
21. Any young priests to carry on the Syriac tradition? (46:27).

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