February 21, 2017 ~ Shabbat MISHPATIM. NAWAH/SABA.

Lami - لامي

Introduction

Maqam Lami- לאמי- This maqam is used for only two pizmonim in the Red Book, both attributed to Moshe Ashear.

 It is a "sophisticated" Iraqi maqam not used in either Egypt or Syria, with a "gauzy, airy, light sound".

 This maqam is relatively new (post 1900s), popularized by Mohamed El Qoubandji.

 Musically, its lower jins Kourd on D-duqah, upper jins Kourd on G-Nawah.

Index

Pizmon Page Song CommentaryRecordings Application
233 183 למי יזרח אור ופורקן Moses Ashear Sion Ezra Levy wedding. September 20, 1938. Leaflet I. Cabasso
G. Shrem
Arabic
Y. Bozo
Recording
G Shrem 2
קדיש
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