On this page you will find links to recordings of
various synagogue melodies. Enjoy!
I. (a) Kabbalat Shabbat
- L'chu N'rannena: Melody: S. Carlebach based on traditional Askenazi
Shanna Akut B'dor: Same melody.
- Shiru L'adonai Shir Chadash: Melody is "Adoshem
Oz" by S. Carlebach
- Sham'a V'tismach Tzion: Melody: S. Carlebach..at
Chatimah it switches to melody of Lechu.
- Mizmor Shiru: Melody is "Ki
VaMoed" by S. Carlebach
- Moshe Vaharon: Melody is Carlebach
in nusach hassidut.
- Mizmor L'David: Melody is Carlebach
- Ana B'choach: Melody is modern but I don't know the
- L'cha Dodi 1: Melody is from Carlebach Ya Ribon Olam
- L'Cha Dodi 2: Melody is M.Laufer's
"Ketzad M'rakdim L'fnei HaKallah"
- Tzadik Katamar: Melody is L. Lewondowski
- Edotecha: Melody is traditional folk.
I. (b) Maariv for
1. Barechu through
the Shema. Only the Chatimot (concluding lines) are chanted bkol
2. Emet through Hashkivenu
This is the Shlomo Carlebach
version as sung by Yehuda Solomon
(I am singing back-up, can you believe it!)
4. Chatzi Kaddish. Traditional Friday night Kaddish as sung by Shira Chadasha in Jerusalem.
5. Veyechulu through Retze
6. Kaddish Shalem
7. Bonus Track: Umaavir Banav. Yehuda
Solomon singing the Carlebach version.
to Read Torah and Megillot
(a) Torah Trop
in the American Ashkenazi style (as found in the V'ahavta,
Holiday Torah Trop in the American
(c) Regalim Trop in the Ashkenazic Style
III. Learn to lead Shabbat Musaf !
IV. Teach your child to sing Anim Zmirot (sung by Ariel Wyner,
Nidre Recorded in San Francisco in 1999.
Cantor Adi Wyner (that
would be me) and my professional choir conducted by Linda Libschutz. This was not a studio cut, but a single
uninterrupted take at a rehearsal.
- U Va Shofar Gadol Recorded in San Francisco in
1999. Same rehearsal as above.
- Elu Dvarim This is a demo tape made at Milkboy Recording in 2006.
- Ha Ben Yakir
Ariel Wyner and Adi Wyner. From the demo tape. Ariel is 9 years old.
Sheva Brachot for a Jewish
VI. High Holiday Melodies
Service (Maariv, Musaf, Neilah)
- V Al Kulam : Traditional (two part version).
- Slach Lanu Avinu: Melody sung at Beth El, South Orange, NJ. Composer is Sam Rosenblum (I think).
Anu Amecha: Traditional.
- Ashamnu: Traditional Viddui,
sung with harmony.
- Lchu Neranenna: Old Russian Folk Sung, set to opening
of Lechu Nerannena
- Adonai Adonai: Part I of Melody by Abraham Bernstein
- Shma Koleynu: Cantor and Choir. Composed by Hazzan Todros Greenberg
- Hashivenu: Congregational Melody, often sung as a
round (in three parts)
- Avinu Malkenu: Traditional Melody with harmony.
b) Musaf Service Rosh Hashanna
- Chatzi Kaddish: This is a slightly simplified Musaf Kaddish, including a
popular congregational melody.
- Zochreynu LeChayim Zochrenu is a folk melody. The composer of
the melody to Lemaancha is
unknown. I learned it from my wife- Rabbi Lisa Malik.
- Unetane Tokef. This is the famous Lewis Lewondowski melody (sounds better with choir, sorry).
- UvaShofar Gadol. Performed by Cantor and Choir. This is
mostly the melody and arrangement by Leo Low. The melody for kevakarat is
- Hu Eloheynu. Set to Carlebach’s
- Bchol Maaminim. This is just the chorus of an
arrangement by a 19th century Russian Hazzan.
- Veetaiyu. This is melody learned off of the Kihillat
Pezureynu (version I)
Pezureynu (version II)
- Areshet Sefateynu: A popular melody from Israel.
- Haven Yakir
with Ariel Wyner, age 9.
- Venemar A participatory melody
c) Kol Nidre
- BeYeshiva Shel
Maala.. Kol Nidre
- Ki Hine KaChomer
- Yigdal : Sung by Ariel Wyner.
- El Nora Alilah: Traditional Sephardic Melody and text. Sung with Ariel Wyner and
- Sharey: Wedding Melody of the Bobover Chassidim composed in the Slichot
Mode. Text is for a piyyut found only in the
- Ptach Lanu
- Chassidishe Kaddish: Cantor and Choir
Rosh Hashana Shachrit Learners
Kulam Ahuvim-Vhavieinu Bshalom
Melech Ozer-Magen Avraham
Mi Chamocha Av-El Na
Atah Hu Eloheinu
Adonai Melech (anim zmirot tune)
L'El Orech Din
Recorded Live in
Dvarim SheEin LaHem Shiur
- A Dudele