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Kabbalat Shabbat music

Here are some my musical settings that can be used for Kabbalat Shabbat. First, music for prayers and texts already in the siddur: Adon Olam No.1 – (recording coming soon) The refrain evokes the solemnity and grandeur of the Divine, while the

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Shalom Aleichem No. 1

Composition and audio © Alexander Massey 22 April 2013 Shalom Aleichem is a traditional Shabbat text that first appeared in the late 16th century as a song welcoming the angels. Shabbat celebrates the seventh day, the day when we rest,

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L’chah Dodi

Music and recording © Alexander Massey 22 January 2013 Here is the same music, but sung to my own English translation: Music, English lyrics and recording © Alexander Massey 22 January 2013 Buy PDF sheet music of L’chah Dodi (Em)

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Yedid Nefesh

Composition and audio © Alexander Massey 2011 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

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