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Yedid Nefesh

Composition and audio © Alexander Massey 2011 BUY the sheet music (1 or 2 vces & pno) – $4.95 The poem of Yedid Nefesh is usually attributed to the 16th century kabbalist Rabbi Elazar Ben Azikri, although he never claimed authorship. The text is often sung at Kabbalat Shabbat, the service bringing in Shabbat on …

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Limmud Nigun

Composition and audio © Alexander Massey 1 September 2008 BUY the sheet music – $1.95 (lead sheet) I wrote this after coming back home from my first ever experience of a Limmud conference, camping in a field in the heart of the English countryside, where I heard the most amazing gig that mixed Israeli and …

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Tree of Life Nigun

Composition and audio © Alexander Massey 4 May 2007 BUY the sheet music (lead sheet, optional pno part) – $1.95 This nigun was written to mirror the movement of the angels on Jacob’s ladder, ascending and descending between earth and heaven (Gen 28:10-19). I originally thought of the melody spanning 10 pitches (B to D), …

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