There’s a lot of work to
do yet with the web site dedicated to placing sheet
music on the Internet of all the Bhajans dedicated to Sri
Sathya Sai Baba.
We’ll be trying to update and assist anyone interested in
having their music placed there for all to enjoy and share.
Our initial emphasis has been to get the
Sanskrit/Hindi up on the web. The fact that the
material is traditionally Eastern with Western notation makes it
a good tool for cross-cultural integration.
would be nice if we could move forward into the community with
some of the material.
There are a number of schools in the world that would
love to share in this material with students and teachers. The free use of the sheet
music will promise to help inspire a generation of musicians
and Truth seekers.
a cultural curriculum, the Western notation of Eastern music is
a very good thing and should not be viewed lightly. The work is extremely
important. In the
hands of educators and students music builds a tradition. Cross cultural
expression and understanding of ideas is not always easy because
of differences in language and techniques. It is hoped that the
sharing of what we have, with the work that has been done, will
help in this inspiration.
We are all part of the process. Every atom of our being
vibrates with its emphasis.
We are in search of devotional songs in all
languages. We have
also sent out a request to the World
Regions of the Sai Organization for requests. There are seeds being
planted around the world for new Sai Schools. In these schools there
is always a need for this kind of material. New centers crop up
every day, new devotees are seeking the help they need to
understand this material.
It can only be built up to the caliber of excellence by
all involved who are devoted to seeing their music reach the
hearts of brothers and sisters around the world. If you have something to
share or know of those who do, then we are here waiting to hear
For those who have Sai Bhajans, that they have
written or if they have Sai Bhajans that friends have written
that they like to see incorporated into the Official
Sai Sheet Music website, please send them in. We would like to see
sheet music. If you
sing music but don’t have sheet music jot down the notation by
hand and send that to us.
If you only play Guitar or Keyboards by ear, but know the
chords and can sing the lines. Then write out what you
can of the words and chords used in the melody and submit a
tape. Keep in mind
we cannot put anything up without a RELEASE
FORM from the original songwriter(s). We’d love to see
Help us out. Pass this message
For songs transcriptions that you do not see
available here, they may be available directly from Dennis
Neal. Other songs that you wish to have transcribed for
specific programs may be available or may be prepared
specifically for your programs (as time and health permits) by
Dennis Neal . If you wish to contact him to help you with
Dennis D. Neal
4851 NW 26th Court #335;
Lauderdale Lakes, FL 33313
U. S. A.
material and RELEASE FORMS to:
Service Project, 30969 Oak Hill Dr. Temecula, CA
In order to extend our ability to use a wider source
of song material within the center, we've reworded the notice
that will appear on each music sheet for the protection of the
holder of the copyright for the material that will be passed
around. Aside from the individual copyright notices which
will be placed on the Official Sai Baba web site, this
additional note will read:
"Copyright - All
Rights Reserved. Permission Granted for Non-Commercial Use
for the Purpose of Photocopying the Music for Personal or Group
Devotional Singing. Recording Rights or Mass Redistribution
Rights are Not Granted for Commercial or Non-Commercial Use.
Contact the Owner of the Copyright for Permission. The Web Site
Will Not Grant Permission for Any Other Use Held by the
Owner of the Copyright."