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Blood of the Ancients

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It's the blood of the Ancients that runs through our veins
And the forms pass, but the circle of life remains


- Ellen Klaven & Charlie Murphy

From Beth's Chant Page

  • This well-known chant is especially appropriate for Samhain or any time when ancestors are being honored.  It's a steady, serious chant which is pretty easy to teach.  The words have a tendency to mutate into "the forms change" (rather than "the forms pass"), which works well sound-wise, but has a somewhat different meaning.
  • The original recording is on Charlie Murphy & Jamie Sieber's Canticles of Light, performed with the Total Experience Gospel Choir