THEVARAM

Transcribed by: I-to Loh

Born in 1936 in Taiwan, the Rev. I-to Loh is a graduate of Tainan Theological College and Seminary (M.Div.), Union Theological Seminary in New York (SMM in Composition), and University of California at Los Angeles (UCLA, Ph.D. in Music, majoring in Ethnomusicology). He has taught Asian and Global Church Music, Ethnomusicology and Worship for many years at the Asian Institute for Liturgy and Music in Manila, and at Tainan Theological College and Seminary. He has collected and compiled over 20 collections of hymns, including Sound the Bamboo: CCA Hymnal 2000 (including 315 hymns from 22 countries, with 44 languages). He was named a Fellow of the Hymn Society of America and Canada in 1995, the first non-Caucasian to have earned that honor i… Go to person page >

As sung by: D. S. Dharmapalan

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Tune Information

As sung by: D. S. Dharmapalan (1981)
Transcribed by: I-to Loh
Place of Origin: Sri Lanka
Incipit: 33332 33554
Key: E♭ Major
Source: Karnatic melody, Sri Lanka; Sri Lankan
Copyright: Trans. copyright © 1983 by I-to Loh