Mangaluru: As the Catholic community in the coastal belt is gearing up to celebrate ‘Monti Fest’ on September 8th, Blue Angels Choir in collaboration with Dolwin Kolalagiri releases its new project the Unplugged version of a popular Konkani hymn “No’man Tuka Monti Maye” on their YouTube channel.
Rev. Fr Valerian Mendonca, the Parish Priest of Our Lady of Miracles Cathedral, Udupi had penned down the lyrics few years ago. This hymn has been released in a Konkani Devotional Album named Neketr Fanthyachem produced by Rev. Fr Valerian Mendonca and Rev. Fr Clement Mascarenhas.
The music has been produced and rearranged by Dolwin Kolalagiri. The vocal arrangements have been done by Denzil Pereira, the Co-ordinator of Blue Angels Choir. Sonal Agnes Monteiro, ‘Rani Kogull’ of SOAD 5 Konkani reality show has rendered her vocals for this project. BAC becomes the first Choir to introduce Opera in town, Sonali Noronha has sung the Opera; The project has been mixed and mastered by Srikanth Srinivas Chennai at Daijiworld Audio Visual Pvt Ltd.
The chorus has been sung by Neil Coelho, Hansel Rego, Chrisel Vas, Dheeraj Lobo, Dealle Dsouza, Prithuma Monteiro, Hayden Sequeira, Simone Angela Monteiro, Valeny Goveas, Livea Gomes, Ketan Castelino Verlyn Goveas and Denzil Pereira.
Vocals were recorded by Stephen Frank at Carmel Audio Studio, Carmel Hill, Mangalore and by Srikanth Srinivas Chennai at Daijiworld Audio Visual Pvt Ltd. The video has been shot by Rahul Pinto. While Rev. Fr. Stephen Lobo, Director, Carmel Kiran Media has done the color grading whereas the video has been edited by Cliyon Dsouza. The video has been shot at Victoria Bagh, Derebail. Thumbnail and Posters have been designed by Ashish Joseph Carvalho at Gratia Graphic Design.