Wednesday, May 2, 2012




Ananda Chants
How to play each chant on harmonium



Purchase the Ananda Chants book.
If you're a beginner, see bottom of this page!
If you'd like ALL the mp3's, contact me here.
 
Invocations
Video   mp3    Hymn to Brahma version 1-Sanskrit
Video   mp3    Hymn to Brahma version 1-English  
Video   mp3    Hymn to Brahma version 2-traditional
Video   mp3    Twameva Mata

Chants
Video   mp3    AUM Kali  (Click HERE, read note #2 about bump notes)
Video   mp3    AUM Namo Bhagavate
Video   mp3    AUM Namo Narayana
Video   mp3    Blue Lotus Feet  ***Note the new melody & timing***
Video   mp3    Come Out of the Darkness, Mother  (Click HERE, read note #2 about bump notes)
Video   mp3    Door of My Heart, 3 part (Don't play chords in parentheses)
Video   mp3    Door of My Heart (Don't play chords in parentheses)
Video   mp3    Ever New Joy
Video   mp3    Gioia, Gioia, Gioia
Video   mp3    Father, Mother, Friend Our God, wedding version
Video   mp3    Fill Me with the Sound of AUM
Video   mp3    From Joy I Came (Click HERE, read note #2 about bump notes)
Video   mp3    Govinda Jai Jai
Video   mp3    Hare Krishna! Vieni Gesù!
Video   mp3    How Shall I Love Thee?
Video   mp3    Quanto Ti Amerò?
Video   mp3    I Am But an Empty Vessel
Video   mp3    I Am Freeupdated 2012 by Kriyananda
Video   mp3    I Am the Bubble, Make Me the Sea
Video   mp3    I Awake in Thy Light
Video   mp3    I Give Thee My Soul Call
Video   mp3    I Want Only Thee (Click HERE, read note #2 about bump notes)
Video   mp3    Voglio Solo Te
Video   mp3    I Will Always Think of Thee
Video   mp3    Quando Mi Sveglio
Video   mp3    I Will Drink Thy Name
Video   mp3    I Will Drink Thy Name, adapted by Kriyananda  ***Note the optional harmony parts***
Video   mp3    I Will Never Forget Thee (Listen, Listen, Listen) 
Video   mp3    I’m Determined No More to Play
Video   mp3    In the Temple of Silence
Video   mp3    Jai Guru, Paramhansa Yogananda
Video   mp3    Light the Lamp of Thy Love
Video   mp3    Lord, I Am Thine, key of C  ***Note the optional harmony parts***
Video   mp3    Lord, I Am Thine, key of A  ***Note the optional harmony parts***
Video   mp3    Lord, When in Darkness  ***Click HERE, read note #1***
Video   mp3    Seguirò Sempre Te  ***Click HERE, read note #1***
Video   mp3    No Birth, No Death
Video   mp3    O God Beautiful  ***Note the new melody note on "sorrowful"***
Video   mp3    Polestar of My Life
Video   mp3    Rest in God
Video   mp3    Reveal Thyself!
Video   mp3    Rise in Freedom
Video   mp3    Saint Teresa of Avila’s Admonition
Video   mp3    Sri Gurudeva AUM
Video   mp3    Sri Ram, Jai Ram version 1
Video   mp3    Sri Ram, Jai Ram version 2
Video   mp3    Sri Yogananda
Video   mp3    Thou Art My Life
Video   mp3    Thousands of Suns
Video   mp3    Through All Trials
Video   mp3    Thy Will, Not Mine
Video   mp3    Today My Mind Has Dived
Video   mp3    Vieni Presto Gesù / Come to Me, Jesus (Note how the drone needs to be mostly omitted)
Video   mp3    What Is This Life? (Note that the chant is 2 pages, but in the book they're back-to-back, so you'll need to photocopy the 2nd page, or use 2 books.)
Video   mp3    What Lightning Flash  ***Note the new timing; plus different chords on both "in"s***
Video   mp3    When I Awake
Video   mp3    Where Is There Love?  ***Note the new timing***
Video   mp3    Who Is in My Temple?  ***Note the new drone***
Video   mp3    You Fill My Heart with Music
Video   mp3    Il Mio Cuore

A Festival of Light 
Video   mp3    Thunder of AUM, The (Timing, 115 bpm)
Video   mp3    You Remain Our Friend (Cm) (Timing, 68 bpm; melody played here, just for fun, but sing it a cappella)
Video   mp3    You Remain Our Friend (Dm) (Timing, 68 bpm; melody played here, just for fun, but sing it a cappella)
Video   mp3    Thy Light within Us Shining (Fm) (Timing, 80 bpm; a cappella)
Video   mp3    Thy Light within Us Shining (Gm) (Timing, 80 bpm; a cappella)
Video   mp3    Father, Mother, Friend, Our God (Timing, 96 bpm)
Video   mp3    AUM Christ, Amen (Timing, 84 bpm)
Video   mp3    Sing Out with Joy (Timing, 100 bpm)


Other Chants, not in the Ananda Chants book 
Video   Divine Gypsy 
Video   I Am the Sky (key of Db) 
Video   I Am the Sky (in alternate key of D)
Video   When Thy Song Flows Through Me 

For Beginners Only
Video   How to open & close your Bina 23-B portable harmonium
Video   How to play harmonium "drone" notes
Video   Should I play melody or chords on the harmonium?
Video   Play "the easiest chant in the world" right now on your harmonium! (I Will Never Forget Thee--an easy "chord" version where you only move one finger!)
Click, Read Note #2  About using "bump notes" in chants to keep rhythm
Click, Read Note #3  How long should I play a chant?

NEW!!  WONDERFUL 3-PART VIDEO SERIES BY BRAHMACHARI TANDAVA:
--> Click HERE for handouts used during series
Video   Harmonium for Beginners, Talk 1 of 3, 10/6/15
Video   Harmonium for Beginners, Talk 2 of 3, 10/13/15
Video   Harmonium for Beginners, Talk 3 of 3, 10/20/15
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In Master's joy,
Dambara