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Mah Gadlu (Ps 92)

Psalm 92:6 Composition and audio © Alexander Massey 25 March 2012 “How great are your works, God! Your thoughts are very deep.”  The morning service includes Psalm 92 Tov l’hodot (‘It is a good thing to give thanks to God’).

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Mah Tovu No. 1

Mah tovu ohalecha Ya’akov, mishk’notecha Yisrael. “How good are your tents, O Jacob, how pleasant your dwellings.” (Num 24:5) When the renowned magician Bilam was commissioned by King Balak to curse the Israelites, despite all his best efforts, Bilam found

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B’nei Mitzvah Nigun

This was written for the bar mitzvah of Daniel, one of the boys in my Jewish Renewal community the London Ruach Chavurah (January 2008). Daniel is a talented multi-instrumentalist, and I wanted to create a piece of music that was

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Yotzeir Or

Composition and audio © Alexander Massey 22 June 2011 I wrote this originally for the wedding of my friends Thomas and Julie – it has also been used to dance with the Torah, as a circle dance at retreats and

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