Melodies

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Melodies (Alphabetic Order)

Achot Ketanah- אחות קתנה - Rosh Hashanah


Composed by R. Avraham Hazan Girondi (Hazan of Gerona)

Adir Vena’or - אדיר ונאור - Yom Kippur

Adon Olam - אדון עולם

  • Leon H. Elmaleh, Philadelphia, c. 1950
  • Melody composed by David Aaron de Sola, Hazan at Bevis Marks in the mid-nineteenth century. This recording was released in 1951, and features the congregational choir under the direction of Jacob Hadida. The soloist is the late Abraham Beniso, then Assistant Hazan of the Congregation.

Adoshem Shema’a

Alenu L’Shabayakh - עלנו לשבח

Ana Behor’enu

Amen Shem Nora

Amon Yom Zeh (Azharot)

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Ana Bekor’enu

  • Daniel Halfon (available on Kamti LeHallel CD)

Ana Ke’ab Zedoni

Anenu; Adon Haseli’hot

Atanu Lechalot Panecha

Ben Adam Ma Lecha Nirdam

Baruch Habba - Hallel

Bendigamos - Grace After Meals

Betzet Yisrael

Boreh Ad Ana

Bruchim Atem

Despedida Melody


(end of Festivals)

Dror Yikra - Table Songs


Composed by Dunash ben Labrat

Ein K’Elokeinu

  • Leon H. Elmaleh, Philadelphia, c. 1950
  • Albert Gabbai, Yede Rashim High Holiday melody (Philadelphia)
  • London, various melodies, for example
    • “Allel d’Italia”
    • “Judas Maccabeus” (Shabbat during Hanukah)
    • Despedida (end of Pesah, Shabuot, and Simhat Torah)

El Melekh Yosheb

El Nora Alila (Yom Kippur)


Composed by R. Moshe Ibn Ezra
  • Ira Rohde and Choir (New York)
  • Interesting note (Wikipedia): The initial letters of the first six stanzas of the piyyut spell out “Moses, may he be strong,” in reference to the piyyut’s author Moses ibn Ezra (12th century Spain)

Elohey Oz

Et Sha’arei Ratzon - Rosh Hashanah


Composed by R. Yehuda ben Shmuel Ibn Abbas, a dramtic and emotional re-telling of the story of the binding of Isaac
  • Albert Gabbai (New York/Philadelphia)
  • Daniel Halfon (available on CD)

Ha Lachma Anya

Haftorah Melodies

  • Haftorah melodies from Amsterdam for Shabbat Dibre, Shimu, and Hazzon (three weeks preceding Tisha Be’Ab, link provided by Salomon Vaz Dias)
  • London melodies for the three weeks, courtesy of R. Jonathan Cohen

Hallel (Hallelu and Hodu)

Hashkibenu - Shabbat Evening

Hatanu Tsurenu - Yom Kippur

Kamti LeHallel

Ki Eshmera Shabbat - Table Songs


Composed by R. Avraham Ibn Ezra
  • London

Kiddush

  • Friday Eve
  • Saturday Morning

Kinnot - Tisha B'Ab


(Tish’ah beAb)
  • Selections from London recording 5772/2012:
    • Echah Tson Haharegah
    • Sei Kinah
    • Gerushim Mibet Ta’anugehem
    • Ech Navi Shudad
    • Ebkeh Ve’al Shod
    • Halanofelim Tekumah
    • Bore ’Ad Anah
    • Lishchina ’Aleta
    • Alelai Li
    • ’Al Hechali
    • Sifdi Vehelili – Kumi Vesifdi Torah
  • Gerushim Ira Rohde] Shearith Israel, New York

Kohanecha

Kol Yisrael

Lech Leshalom Geshem

Lecha Dodi - Shabbat Evening


Composed by R. Shlomo Halevi Alkabetz

Lemaankha Elohay

Ma She'achalnu - Grace After Meals

Maher


(before Shema)

Meyuchad - Hallel


(Selichot, end of Hatanu Tsurenu)

Mi-pi El - Table Songs

Mizmor L’David (Psalm 23)

Mizmor L’David (Psalm 29)

Mizmor shir l’yom hashabbat (Psalm 92)

Nakdishakh


Shabbat Morning & Festival Kedushah (Amidah)

Nishmat Kol Chai - Shabbat & Festival Mornings

  • London

Odecha Ki’Anitani


(from Psalm 118): I will give thanks unto Thee, for Thou hast answered me, and art become my salvation

Romemu - Torah Service


(Torah Processional)

Shachar Avakeshcha

Shema

Shema Koli


Composed by R. Hai Gaon
  • Daniel Halfon (available on Kamti LeHallel CD)

Shir Ha’ma’alot


(Psalm 122)

Shirat Hayam / Az Yashir Moshe


(Az Yashir Moshe), Exodus 15, v1-18.

T’hillat

Todot El - Table Songs

Tsur Mishelo Achalnu - Table Songs

Yah Ribon Alam - Table Songs


Composed by R. Yisrael Najara

Yah Shema - Yom Kippur

Yah Shimcha Aromemcha


Composed by R. Yehuda Halevi

Yedei Rashim - ידי רשים - High Holidays

Yigdal Elohim Chai - יגדל אלקים חי


Composed by Daniel ben Yehuda. This Piyyut has poetically the thirteen principles of faith as formulated by Maimonides in his commentary on the Mishnah. The song was written by Rabbi Daniel Ben Yehuda, a judge from Rome in the 13th century, who lived about a hundred years after Maimonides. It has been enthusiastically received and accepted in most of the prayer practices of communities in Israel, where it is sung at the end of the (evening) prayer (from Piyyut.org).

Yimloch - ימלוך

Yoducha Ra’yonai - יודוך רעיוני - Table Songs

Yom Zeh L’Yisrael - יום זה לישראל - Table Songs