On this page you will find links to recordings of various synagogue melodies. Enjoy!

 

I.  (a) Kabbalat Shabbat

  1.  L'chu N'rannena:  Melody: S. Carlebach based on traditional Askenazi Mitnagid nusach.
  2. Arbaim Shanna Akut B'dor:  Same melody.
  3. Shiru L'adonai Shir Chadash: Melody is "Adoshem Oz" by S. Carlebach
  4. Sham'a V'tismach Tzion: Melody: S. Carlebach..at Chatimah it switches to melody of Lechu.
  5. Mizmor Shiru: Melody is "Ki VaMoed" by S. Carlebach
  6. Moshe Vaharon: Melody is Carlebach in  nusach hassidut.
  7. Mizmor L'David: Melody is Carlebach
  8. Ana B'choach: Melody is modern but I don't know the composer.
  9. L'cha Dodi 1: Melody is from Carlebach  Ya Ribon Olam
  10. L'Cha Dodi 2: Melody is M.Laufer's "Ketzad M'rakdim L'fnei HaKallah"
  11. Tzadik Katamar: Melody is L. Lewondowski
  12. Edotecha: Melody is traditional folk.

 

I. (b) Maariv for Shabbat

     1. Barechu through the Shema. Only the Chatimot (concluding lines) are chanted bkol ram (out-loud).

     2. Emet through Hashkivenu

     3. Veshamru. 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.

 

II            Learn to Read Torah and Megillot

   (a) Torah Trop in the American Ashkenazi style (as found in the V'ahavta, for example)

   (b) High Holiday Torah Trop in the American Ashkenazi style

   (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, Age 7).

V. Hazzanut:

 

 

VI. The Sheva Brachot for a Jewish Wedding

 

a)          First Bracha

b)         Second Bracha

c)          Third Bracha

d)         Fourth Bracha

e)         Fifth Bracha

f)           Sixth Bracha

g)         Seventh Bracha

 

 

VI. High Holiday Melodies

 

a)  Slichot Service (Maariv, Musaf, Neilah)

 

  1. V Al Kulam : Traditional (two part version).
  2. Slach Lanu Avinu: Melody sung at Beth El, South Orange, NJ. Composer is Sam Rosenblum (I think).
  3. Ki Anu Amecha:  Traditional.
  4. Ashamnu: Traditional Viddui, sung with harmony.
  5. Lchu Neranenna: Old Russian Folk Sung, set to opening of Lechu Nerannena
  6. Adonai Adonai: Part I of Melody by Abraham Bernstein
  7. Shma Koleynu: Cantor and Choir. Composed by Hazzan Todros Greenberg
  8. Hashivenu: Congregational Melody, often sung as a round (in three parts)
  9. Avinu Malkenu: Traditional Melody with harmony.

 

b) Musaf Service Rosh Hashanna

 

  1. Chatzi Kaddish:  This is a slightly simplified Musaf Kaddish, including a popular congregational melody.
  2. Mechalkeyl Chayim.
  3. 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.
  4. Unetane Tokef. This is the famous Lewis Lewondowski melody (sounds better with choir, sorry).
  5. UvaShofar Gadol. Performed by Cantor and Choir. This is mostly the melody and arrangement by Leo Low. The melody for kevakarat is traditional,
  6. Hu Eloheynu. Set to Carlebach’s Esa Enai.
  7. Bchol Maaminim. This is just the chorus of an arrangement by a 19th century Russian Hazzan.
  8. Veetaiyu. This is melody learned off of the Kihillat Hadar recording.
  9. Vekarev Pezureynu (version I)
  10. Veykarev Pezureynu (version II)
  11. Areshet Sefateynu: A popular melody from Israel.
  12. Haven Yakir Li. Duet with Ariel Wyner, age 9.
  13. Venemar A participatory melody
  14. Besefer Chaim
  15. Hayom, Hayom, Hayom
  16. Sim Shalom

 

c) Kol Nidre Service

 

  1. BeYeshiva Shel Maala.. Kol Nidre
  2. Yaale
  3. Ki Hine KaChomer
  4. Yigdal :  Sung by Ariel Wyner.

 

d) Neilah

 

  1. El Nora Alilah: Traditional Sephardic Melody and text. Sung with Ariel Wyner and
  2. Sharey: Wedding Melody of the Bobover Chassidim composed in the Slichot Mode. Text is for a piyyut found only in the Harlow Machzor.
  3. Ptach Lanu Shaar: Traditional Melody
  4. Chassidishe Kaddish: Cantor and Choir

 

 

Rosh Hashana Shachrit Learners Recording

 

1.               HaMelech-Shochen Ad                                                      

2.               L'hodot                              

3.               Shir HaMaalot                                                 

4.               Hatzi Kaddish                                                  

5.               RH Barechu         

6.               Kulam Ahuvim-Vhavieinu Bshalom                                                     

7.               Emet-Tzur Yisrael                                                    

8.               Avot-Misod                                                      

9.               Melech Ozer-Magen Avraham                                         

10.                     Mi Chamocha Av-El Na                                                    

11.                     Atah Hu Eloheinu                                                      

12.                     Adonai Melech (anim zmirot tune)                                            

13.                     L'El Orech Din                                                

 

Recorded Live in San Francisco

  1. Elu Dvarim SheEin LaHem Shiur
  2. A Dudele