Mangaluru: 'Kreestacha Otmea' Konkani devotional hymn to be released on Mar 26

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Mangaluru, Mar 24: Blue Angels Choir is set to release its 12th project on YouTube this March. The traditional hymn ‘Abide with me’ composed by William Henry Monk in the year 1861 which was later translated in Konkani by the late Fr Walter Albuquerque SJ popularly known as 'Kreestacha Otmea' will be out on March 26 at 11 am on Blue Angels choir YouTube Channel.

The choir headed by Denzil Pereira includes Hansel Rego, Dheeraj Lobo, Dealle D'Souza, Ashel D'Souza, Hayden Sequeira, Simone Monteiro, Verna D'Souza, Irel Rego. The music has been produced by Russel Rodrigues. Mixing and mastering has been done by Srikanth Srinivas Chennai at Daijiworld Audio Visual Pvt Ltd.

The vocals have been recorded by Melroy Furtado at Melodium, the SJEC Studio, Vamanjoor. DOP has been done by Rahul Pinto and Cliyon D'Souza. Editing and color grading is done at Carnel Kiran Media Carmel Hill, Mangaluru by Cliyon D'Souza. Video has been shot at St Joseph Engineering Campus and at Holy Hill, Mangaluru. The posters and thumbnail have been designed by Ashish Joseph Carvalho at Gratia Graphic Design.

About Blue Angels Choir

Blue Angels Choir came into existence on January 1, 2014. Initially it was called as PADUA BLUE ANGELS as most of the singers in the group were from Padua Institutions. The main intention to start this group was to sing in church for various occasions. Later on as years passed by they began to give public performances, perform for music concerts of various Konkani singers and perform as micro bands for the receptions, private gigs & corporate events, also leading taize worships.

Fr Michael Santhumayor is the mentor and Denzil Pereira is the co-ordinator of this group. This group sings in 4 voices, (i.e, Soprano, Tenor, Alto & Bass) which makes this group a unique and one of its kind. BAC has sung for more than 200 choirs, have given TV and radio programmes. They have done more than 20 musical experiments till date and it’s the first group to come up with Konkani medley. Till now they have released 11 covers on YouTube.

Watch “Kreestacha Otmea” teaser:





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