November 17, 2017 ~ Shabbat TOLEDOT. Maqam MAHOUR.

Passover

Passover: The Holiday of Our Freedom

Introduction by Sam Catton

The first of our festivals is the Holiday of Passover in which God showed His might in Egypt for the sake of His preferred people. We were lowly slaves in the land of Egypt and our enslavers were desirous of destroying our existence as a Nation.

The Almighty did not forget His promise to Abraham and with his great power, redeemed us from our slavery in Egypt.

The observance of this Holiday has many aspects which are very well-known. The first of which is to recite the HAGGADAH, in which we tell the story of our miraculous delivery from Egypt to our children in order to establish for all generations to come the basis of our faith in God, and the reason of our existence as a free people. Only "Kosher for Passover" foods and beverages may be consumed or even present in our households.

As we came out of Egypt some 3,400 years ago, the sun of freedom broke out and shined upon us. It was truly the miracle of all time. The Talmud states that "in the month of Nissan we were redeemed and we will once again be redeemed in this same month." May the Almighty hasten that day.

Passover, the Festival of Massot, begins on 15 Nissan.

1938 and 1939 Hazzanut Notes of H Moshe Ashear for Shabbat Haghadol.

Pizmonim for Passover according to Sassoon Manuscript #647, Aleppo, circa 1850.

Prayers

Section Pizmon Page Song CommentaryRecordings Application
Haggadah הגדה H2 הגדה Maqam Rahawi Nawah G. Shrem
Haggadah הגדה H2 קידוש Maqam Ajam M. Tawil
Haggadah הגדה כי לא נאה Maqam Ajam G. Shrem
Song of Songs 3006 SS1 שיר השירים Maqam Bayat. Read every Friday night. G. Shrem
Recording
Recording
Max E Tawil- Shir Hashirim
H Baruch Ben Haim
Felix Tourgeman- Chapter 8
Salem Aisbeda, 1911- Shir Hashirim 1:1-8

Pizmonim

Section Pizmon Page Song CommentaryRecordings Application
Rast 132 120 יחיד נורא Raphael Tabbush For Passover by Rephael Tabbush (19th century in Aleppo/ Egypt). Turkish tune. Starts with thanking Hashem for miracle of the exodus from Egypt, then talks about Nissan as the head of the months, then Passover, then the spliting of the sea and then about the counting of the Omer. This song is used on Shabbat Hahodesh. French melody. Hamaoui Manuscript Tabbush Manuscript A Z Idelsohn notes, 1923 Fule Yanani
S. Salem
M. Kairey
Albert Cohen Saban
G. Shrem
Recording
I Cabasso
Ajam 220 175 אל מלא הנחסר Passover. I. Cabasso
E. Menaged
Fule Yanani
G. Shrem
Recording
אל ההודאות
Nahwand 278 216 רחום אתה Raphael Tabbush Shebii Shel Pesah, Shirat Hayam. Hamaoui Manuscript Tabbush Manuscript I. Cabasso
M Kairey
Fule Yanani
G. Shrem
G. Shrem
Recording
Musa Camjagi- Semehim
I Cabasso
ממצרים
Bayat 319 246 מעזי אז כלה קץ Raphael Tabbush Shalosh Regalim. Ma'Uzi, meaning 'the source of our strength', was composed to be sung during the three festivals when we are commanded to rejoice. It is based on Psalms 42-43 which are said throughout the Sukkot holiday. The words of the pizmon, like Psalms 42-43, are clearly tinged with longing, melancholy, and even pain. They remind us of the times when our hopes were raised, when we thought that redemption was at hand, only to have those hopes crushed. Only at the end does it conclude with hope of returning to the temple in the future during the three festivals. Commentary on Pizmon N. Salem
Vital Israel
E. Menaged
Fule Yanani
I. Cabasso- Shav'at
G. Shrem
Recording
R Barzani- Shaveat
I Cabasso
E Sayegh
שועת עניים
Rahawi Nawah 436 359 אמונים ערכו שבח אהרן כהן Rahawi. Mahzor Aram Soba. Passover. Mahzor Aram Soba 1527 Abraham Sitehon Manuscript Yabess Manuscript A Z Idelsohn notes, 1923 Yosef Hamaoui
G. Shrem
G. Shrem 2
Fule Yanani
G. Shrem
Recording
Recording
M Habusha
שמחים
Rahawi Nawah 438 361 בנה לי זבול משכני רפאל חזק Passover. Attiah Manuscript Abraham Sitehon Manuscript Yabess Manuscript Mosseri-Kozli Manuscript A Z Idelsohn notes, 1923 G. Shrem
G. Shrem 2
Fule Yanani
G. Shrem
Recording
Isaac Cabasso- Rau Banim
נקדישך
Rahawi Nawah 439 361 מי ימלל Mordechai Abadi Shabbat Bo. Passover. Abraham Sitehon Manuscript Yosef Hamaoui
G. Shrem
Fule Yanani
G. Shrem
Recording
Y Nahari
M Blanco
I Cabasso
ממצרים
Saba 485 400 אל בידו Raphael Tabbush Month of Nissan. Hamaoui Manuscript Tabbush Manuscript Tabbush Manuscript G. Shrem
G. Shrem 2
G. Shrem
Recording
Y Nahari
I Cabasso
H Abraham Zafrani
כתר
Saba 511 427 רצני אהוב Ezra Dweck and Gabriel Shrem In honor of Hakham Baruch Ben-Haim when his son, Eli Ben Haim was born. Also, a song for the month of Nissan. Leaflet Photograph of H Barukh Ben Haim G. Shrem Part 1
G. Shrem Part 2
G. Shrem 2
G. Shrem
Recording
Eliahou Ozen- Qaddish
Isaac Cabasso- Qaddish
Shrem and Cabby
E Sayegh
הללויה
Sigah 518 435 אתה מרום Shalosh Regalim. Not clear if should be classified as Sigah. Some say Maqam Kuzam. Tabbush Manuscript E. Menaged
G. Shrem
M. Kairey
G. Shrem
Recording
קדיש
1502 יחיד פסח בליל פסח Maqam Iraq Mosseri-Kozli Manuscript Mosseri-Kozli Manuscript Shaar Binyamin (Mexico)
2064 נפלאות אל בארץ חם נסים חזק Maqam Hoseni Yabess Manuscript Shaar Binyamin (Mexico)
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