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റൂഹാ ദ്ഖുദ്‌ശാ - New Syriac Hymn from Dharmaram College, Bengaluru.

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AP 257 - റൂഹാ ദ്ഖുദ്‌ശാ - New Syriac Hymn from Dharmaram College, Bengaluru.
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AP 257

Part Number Part I - Syro Malabar Church
Title റൂഹാ ദ്ഖുദ്‌ശാ - New Syriac Hymn from Dharmaram College, Bengaluru.
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റൂഹാ ദ്ഖുദ്‌ശാ (Ruha d qudisa) - New Syriac Hymn from Dharmaram College, Bengaluru.

Note: This video is yet another sample of a remarkable development in the history of Syriac chants in the Syro Malabar Church in the twenty-first century. The talented team of young seminarians at Dharmaram College in Bengaluru, under the leadership of Bro. Thomas Kappil, produced a series of new Syriac songs. It is a bold initiative. Earlier, we posted the Dhkrana song for St. Thomas Day, 3 July 2021 in Aramaic Project 240 Encouraged by the unexpected enthusiastic response to the video encouraged the team to go further with new compositions. This video is the first among a series of videos. The lyrics are new. The music is in a contemporary cinematic style, far from the traditional Syriac style of music. Although the text is about the Holy Ruha, the song's purpose is not liturgical but the pleasure of performance and aesthetic enjoyment. That, too, is a new development in the history of Syriac chants. Until now, the various categories of Syriac chants existed in the liturgy. Here we have a Syriac chant for entertainment. The Dharmaram team deserves our congratulations and appreciation for taking Syriac chants into a new realm. They are also initiating a whole new conversation on the Syriac language and music. This video might become a source of inspiration to other contemporary composers to stretch the imagination to travel to unexplored territories of language, music, devotion, and entertainment.

Joseph J. Palackal, CMI
New York
18 December 2021

Newly Written and Composed Syriac Hymn in praise of the Holy Ruha - റൂഹാ ദ്ഖുദ്‌ശാ by the youngsters of Dharmaram Vidya Kshetram (Congregation of the Carmelites Of Mary Immaculate) :

  • Lyrics & Music : Thomas Kappil Puthusseril, CMI.
  • Vocals : Wilson Chavara Kudilil, CMI. Framin Pallicka, CMI. Jackson Kalappurathottiyil, CMI. Joby Vadayattukuzhy, CMI.
  • Mixing : Frederic Chirayath, CMI. ( Dharmaram Studios)
  • Guidance : Dr. Thomas Kollamparambil, CMI. Dr. Paulachan Kochappilly, CMI.

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