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Burmese Blessings

Written solely for Gitameit Voices by Matthew J. Walton while he was conducting piano and music composition classes at our Gitameit Center, Yangon in 2008.

“Burmese Blessing” is an homage to the religious diversity in Burma. It is based on the Buddhist chant of metta (loving kindness), but also interweaves blessings used by Christian, Muslim, and Hindu practitioners in Burma.

Matthew Walton is a graduate student in political science at the University of Washington. His first degree was in music composition at Syracuse University. He taught composition, voice, and conducting at Gitameit in 2008 and sang with and conducted Gitameit Voices.

You can also download an mp4 version of this video.

The Second Japanese Concert

Gitameit Music Center

Take a brief look at some footage of the second japanese concert at Chatrium Hotel in Yangon on 14 march 2009. 1. Burmese Blessings, video 2. Bagan Myay, video 3. Itsumo Nando Demo, video 4. Matake Ga Ari, video 5. Kachin Myay, video 6. Gate Gate, video your comment is much sought!… Listen to: Itsumo […]