AP 260 to 251
Qandisa with Coda. The Pulikottil Priests (1970)
|Part Number||Part I - Syro Malabar Church|
|Title||Qandisa with Coda. The Pulikottil Priests (1970)|
|Place of Recording|
|Date of Recording||1970|
|Video Segment (s)||
This video adds to a series of earlier videos (252 A to E) on the performance practices of the Trisagion in Syriac. The Syriac generation treated Qandisa Alaha differently from other Syriac chants. The celebrants and church choirs took the freedom to add several musical elements to the chant. One such element is the coda after the third iteration of the text. In this particular case, the coda replaces the third iteration of the chant; it is in the form of a call-response style between the celebrant and the choir. The choir concludes the chant by adding the invocation of the deacon for prayer and peace. The melody is traditional.
The celebrants are three musically gifted brother-priests from the Knanaya community among the St. Thomas Catholics in Kerala. The brother-priests come from the Pulikkottil family. We plan to add the video of the entire Qurbana to the library soon.
So far, this is one of the earliest recordings of a Syriac chant in our digital library. We are immensely grateful to Mathew Mammoottil for preserving this video from the early 1970s and permitting us to archive it in our library.
Joseph J. Palackal, CMI
6 June 2022
- AP 2a - Fr. Charles Pyngot, C. M. I., sings 'Qandīšā alāhā'.
- AP 18e - The Sisters of St. Thomas sing the melody of Slotha for Qandīšā alāhā.
- AP 22a - The St. Jude Syro Malabar Church choir in Northern Virginia, USA, learn "Qandīšā alāhā (Trisagion in Syriac) with incipits in English.
- AP 25j - Rev. Fr. Sebastian Sankoorikkal: Allahu Akbar and Qandisa Hailsana, a comparison.
- AP 30 - Sunday School Children sing Qandīšā alāhā/ kandisa alaha (Trisagion)
- AP 34 - Melody of "Qandīšā alāhā" (Trisagion) in Syriac, from the solemn Qurbana of the Syro Malabar.
- AP 48c - Melody of Qandīšā alāhā Trisagion. Ammini John Anamthuruthil.
- AP 56d - Johny P. David plays Qandīšā alāhā on alto saxophone
- AP 60c - Cardinal George Alencherry sings the Trisagion, Qandīšā alāhā.
- AP 62i - Fr. Mathew Mattam sings the Trisagion, Qandīšā alāhā
- AP 62j - Slōthā (oration) after Qandīšā alāhā
- AP 64 - Qandīšā alāhā Trisagion in Syric during Qurbana in Malayalam.
- AP 66a - Qandīšā alāhā. Practice session in New Jersey for Qurbana at the Basilica of National Shrine, Washington, D. C.
- AP 70j - Qandīšā alāhā. Qurbana of the Syro Malabar Church
- AP 78d - Trisagion (Qandīšā alāhā)-Binu & Deepa singing syriac chants
- AP 80j - Qandīšā alāhā - trisagion in Syriac
- AP 82a - Qandīšā alāhā during trilingual mass in Germany. Holy Cross Church
- AP 86 - "Qandīšā alāhā," during the rite of priestly ordination of Rev Kevin Mundackal
- AP 97 - Qandīšā alāhā at Syro Malabar Church, Dallas, Texas, USA
- AP 99 - Qandīšā alāhā at St. Alphonsa Syro-Malabar Community, Southend at Sea,
- AP 119a - A different way of singing Qandīšā alāhā (pre 1962 Missal). Fr. Perumalil CMI
- AP 132b - Qandīšā alāhā during bilingual Qurbana at St. Stans, New York
- AP 142 - Qandīšā alāhā during bilingual Qurbana at Syro Malabar Convention in Houston
- AP 150 - S. Sebastian Ottaplackal: "It all started with Qandīšā alāhā"
- AP 165-9 - "Qandīšā alāhā". Trisagion. Fr. Saji Mattathil
- AP 192 - Qandīšā alāhā and Covid-19. Syro Malabar children sing in Austin, Texas
- AP 211 / AP3-05 - Ranna Abro sings Qaddisa Alaha. The melody in the Chaldean Catholic Church.
- AP 252 - An example of a "Coda" to 'Qandīšā alāhā' by Mr. Paulose Pallikkara, Alangad.
- AP 252a - A different way of singing Qandīšā alāhā. (pre 1962 Missal). Fr. Perumalil CMI.
- AP 252b - A different Coda for Qandīšā alāhā. Fr Sebastian Sankoorikal.
- AP 252c - Introducing Coda for Qandīšā alāhā for the first time in America.
- AP 252d - Yet another coda for Qandīšā alāhā. Houston, Texas.
- AP 273 - Qandīšā alāhā (Trisagion in Syriac) ; During Qurbana at St. Thomas Syro Malabar Church Connecticut, USA. : Revival of syriac to reaffirm identity - A north American story.