Welcome to the All Souls Procession Chant Page!
In honor of the All Souls Procession's 25th anniversary, Odaiko Sonora commissioned a chant by Japanese-Canadian artist Aki Takahashi. The intention is for it be sung by as many people as possible while the Urn burns. Come to a workshop or learn it here, and give voice on Nov. 9!
ASP obon dance/chant workshop: Sat. Nov. 1, 12:15–1:00pm, Rhythm Industry, 1013 S. Tyndall
PRINT VERSION of the chant (39KB pdf)ß
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Below is a video of the finished chant, groups alternating the chant and the "hey yas-sa" base line. To learn the chant step by step go to Section A: Learning lines 1-4 & adding the "hey yas-sa!" base line
EXTRAS: Aki & Kyle Perform 2 songs & Vocal warm-ups
Complete section A, alternating with "hey yas-sa" base line