Havayah S’fatai Tiftach (chant)

Music and audio © Alexander Massey 20 Oct 2014 BUY the sheet music – $4.50 (2 copies @ $2.25) Havayah, Sh’chinah, Adonai,S’fatai tiftach,Ufi yagid t’hilatecha. All-That-Is-Was-And-Shall-Be, In-Dwelling Presence, Yah,Open my lips, And my mouth will declare Your Praise. For many years, I have joined with my community to say the Amidah, beginning it with the verse from Ps […]

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Elohai N’shamah – its music and meaning

Music and recording © Alexander Massey 11 March 2015 BUY the sheet music – $4.50 (3 copies @ $1.50) The sheet music is also available as part of ‘Five Sacred Chants’. אֱלהַי נְשָׁמָה שֶׁנָּתַתָּ בִּי טְהורָה הִיא Elohai, n’shamah shenatata bi, t’horah hi. My God, the soul You have given me is pure. The Talmud

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Oneg Nigun

Music & audio © Alexander Massey, 23 March 2014 BUY the sheet music (1 or 2 vces + guitar chords) – $2.25 In Jewish life, we take joy seriously! We are reminded that, on Shabbat especially, we should be joyful, prompted by the verse from Isaiah 58:13 – “and call the Sabbath a delight [oneg]”. The

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