September 22, 2018 ~ Shabbat HAAZINU. Maqam NAHWAND.


Index of Recordings

Section Pizmon Page Song CommentaryRecordings Application
Baqashot 17 26 מה נכבד Mordekhai Labaton Maqam Saba Saba. Written by H Mordekhai Labaton (1780-1869). About the importance and centrality of Shabbat. Saba. Nahari- Shavat
שועת עניים
Baqashot 46 54 יה מלך רם Yehuda Ezra Attiah Maqam Nahwand Nahwand. Written by H Yehudah Attieh (?-1905). Consists of all the composers of the Baqashot. Y Nahari- Qaddish
Baqashot 65 72 יה אל גדול ונאדר Raphael Tabbush Maqam Saba This pizmon first appeared in Tabbush's 1888 pizmonim book. It is listed as Maqam Hijaz. It was written in honour of H Yaaqob Barzani. Saba. Nahari- Semehim
Nahari- Naqdishakh
Mossaei Shabbat הבדלה 85 הבדלה All of these Habdalot recordings, courtesy of Steven M Ashear, took place in the Edmond J Safra Synagogue of South Deal (Hathaway) by Cantor Yehiel Nahari. Mahzor Aram Soba 1560 Recording 4- Bayat
Recording 3- Bayat
Recording 2- Hijaz
Recording 1- Bayat
Recording 5- Saba
Recording 6- Bayat
Recording 7- Bayat
Recording 8- Bayat
Recording 9- Nahwand
Recording 10- Bayat
Recording 11- Sigah
Recording 12- Bayat
Recording 14- Bayat
Recording 13- Bayat
Recording 15- Nahwand
Recording 16- Sigah/Ajam
Recording 17- Ajam/Saba
Rast 146 127 מגן ישעי Moses Ashear Wedding of Ezra Obadia Labaton. Circa 1920-25. Melody: "Trip a Trop a Tronjes." Performed again in over ten community synagogues when taking out the Torah on 7 December 2013, two days after the passing of Rabbi Ezra Labaton, spiritual leader of Congregation Magen David of West Deal, the grandson of Ezra Obadia Labaton. Ashear Manuscript Photograph of Rabbi Dr Ezra Labaton Nahari- Semehim
שועת עניים
Rast 155c 132a אל חביב Y Nahari- Qaddish
Mahour 169 145 חסדך קדם Raphael Tabbush Shabbat Bereshit, the Shalosh Regalim, as well as Purim. Tabbush. Turkish. Y Nahari- Qedusha
Nahari- Nishmat
Mahour 171 146 רצה נא Raphael Tabbush Salah Abd ElHai singing the Arabic "'Ishna WeShofna". This includes a Sama'i and Mawal. In 1939, Ashear used the pizmon Resseh Na on page 146 for Qaddish. Y Nahari- Qaddish
Mahour 186 153 נעימה לי Moses Ashear Eli S Haddad. Ashear Manuscript Nahari- Mimisrayim
Mahour 189 155 מלכי צורי יה ידידי Moses Ashear Ezra Obadiah HaKohen. Same tune as the Syrian National Anthem of prior to 1936. Ashear Manuscript Nahari- Nishmat
Mahour 191 156 בואי ברנה Moses Ashear For Semah family wedding. There are at least 2 melodies to this pizmon. Ashear Manuscript Nahari- Shavat
Ajam 239 189 מלאכי מרום Moses Ashear Wedding of Isaac and Fortunee Betesh. German melody. Ashear Manuscript Photograph of Isaac S Betesh and Fortunee Antebi Nahari- Shavat
שועת עניים
Bayat 302 239 נורא ורם Raphael Tabbush The pizmon incorporates the poet's name and hints at the shortest prayer in the Bible, "El na Refah na Lah", "Oh God, pray heal her now" (Numbers 12:13). The Text of this pizmon calls of God to "heal my sickness and pain". The pizmon also asks God to banish the "son of Hagar". Hamaoui Manuscript Tabbush Manuscript Y Nahari
Bayat 391.07 318e יה אלי ברך קהל Y Nahari- Qaddish
Hoseni 415 338 זלף כמטר זלף Yehiel Nahari
Rahawi Nawah 439 361 מי ימלל Mordechai Abadi Pizmon Sefer Torah for Shabbat Bo and Shabbat Hagadol. Abraham Sitehon Manuscript Y Nahari
Saba 453 376 יהלל לאל נורא Raphael Tabbush Acrostic 'Yizhak'. Tabbush Manuscript Nahari- Nishmat
Saba 485 400 אל בידו Raphael Tabbush Month of Nissan. Hamaoui Manuscript Tabbush Manuscript Tabbush Manuscript Y Nahari
Saba 495 410 אתה אהובי אברהם חזק 'Atah Ahubi' is sung at all Berit Milah celebrations as well as on Shabbat Lekh Lekha. The initials at the beginning of each stanza form 'Abraham Hazak'. The pizmon consists of 6 stanzas, five of which end with the word Eyn. Generally, Eyn, is easily translatable as Eye or spring. In this song, a third meaning is used which is based on Kabbalistic significance of the Berit Milah. Here, the berit milah itself is called Eyn, meaning Wellspring of Life. Abraham Antebi. Attiah Manuscript Yabess Manuscript Abraham Sitehon Manuscript Shire Zimrah, Algiers, 1889 Nahari- Naqdishakh
512.2 Sample- Saba Maqam Saba Nahari- Sample- Saba
559.03 466b פורים פורים פורים לנו Purim. Nahari
Hijaz 582 483 יחיד נא Raphael Tabbush The initials at the beginning of each stanza form the acrostic 'Refael'. Tabbush Manuscript Y Nahari
אל ההודאות
Hijaz 594 492 רנו גילו Raphael Tabbush Purim. The pizmon opens up in happiness and calling for the rest of the world to recognize the miracle of Purim. The pizmon describes the miracles in the megillah. The middle of the pizmon talks about the hard times that Haman put the Jews through, but the pizmon ends with happiness; calling for the Messiah and the rebuilding of the Temple. Tabbush Manuscript Y Nahari
Berakhot ברכות 531 ברכת קידושין ואירוסין Maqam Ajam Wedding Ceremony. Mahzor Aram Soba 1527 Nahari
733 426f אלי בא תור Maqam Saba Nahari- EH
907 426g הוא אל יחיד YMizrachi Maqam Saba Y Nahari- Qaddish
2193 74 קדיש Maqam Baqashot Y. Nahari- Ajam
Y. Nahari
Y Nahari- Nahwand
Y Nahari- Hijaz
Y Nahari- Sigah
Y Nahari- Ajam
Nahari- Qaddish
Nahari- Qaddish- Saba
2403 W23 קריאת שמע Sample of the Shema portion. Y. Nahari
Y Nahari 2
4042 85 אנא ה' הושיעה נא Y Nahari- Nahwand
Y Nahari- Ajam
Y Nahari- Bayat 2
4086 N3 כי לה' המלוכה The pieces of prayers that are sung chanted in the different maqamat. Y. Nahari
4096 N7 אל ההודאות Light musical style. Nahari- EH- Ajam
Nahari- EH- Rast
4098 N17 ממצרים Light musical style. Nahari- Mimisrayim- Saba
4099 N20 נקדישך Pillar #3 of Shaharit. Heavy musical style. Nahari- Naqdishakh- Rast
4859 El Leil Yetawil Alayah This is a song from Abdel Wahab. Using this for Nishmat on Yom Kippur was an innovation of the Tawil brothers. Nahari- Nishmat


Section Pizmon Page Song CommentaryRecordings Application
Nahwand 299.13 237m ירנן פי בשיר ותפילה