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Paul Ely Smith: Music

Give Us Peace, from "Mosaic"

(Paul Ely Smith)
This is a six-part canon, which basically means that any part can be sung with any other part. In this recording, the parts trickle in and all six aren’t going until the end. “Dona nobis pacem” is a prayer in Latin that means “Give us peace.” “Om shanti” is an ancient Hindu and Buddhist mantra. “Om” is a sacred syllable and “shanti” means “peace.”
Dona nobis pacem
Give us peace
Om shanti shanti
Om shanti om
In our hearts, our homes, our world
In our hearts, our homes, our world