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This World Is So Full of Rhythm (Chandae bhora tomar tora)

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Tomar akash, tomar batash (Joy in your sky, joy in your wind)

Author: Bart Shaha; Paraphraser (English): Shirley Erena Murray
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Author: Bart Shaha

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Paraphraser (English): Shirley Erena Murray

Shirley Erena Murray (b. Invercargill, New Zealand, 1931) studied music as an undergraduate but received a master’s degree (with honors) in classics and French from Otago University. Her upbringing was Methodist, but she became a Presbyterian when she married the Reverend John Stewart Murray, who was a moderator of the Presbyterian Church of New Zealand. Shirley began her career as a teacher of languages, but she became more active in Amnesty International, and for eight years she served the Labor Party Research Unit of Parliament. Her involvement in these organizations has enriched her writing of hymns, which address human rights, women’s concerns, justice, peace, the integrity of creation, and the unity of the church. Many of her hymn… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Tomar akash, tomar batash (Joy in your sky, joy in your wind)
Title: This World Is So Full of Rhythm (Chandae bhora tomar tora)
Author: Bart Shaha
Paraphraser (English): Shirley Erena Murray
Place of Origin: Bangladesh
Language: Bengali; English
Refrain First Line: Chandae bhora tomar gora (This world is full, so full of rhythm)
Copyright: © 1990 Christian Conference of Asia, GIA Publications, Inc., agent


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