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Kulmus Hanefesh: A Musical Journey into the Hassidic Niggun

Title:
Kulmus Hanefesh: A Musical Journey into the Hassidic Niggun
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Publisher: 
Jewish Music Research Centre, Hebrew University of Jerusalem and the Jerusalem Music Center
Material Type: 
Recordings
Tradition: 
Eastern Ashkenazi
Place of Publication: 
Jerusalem, Israel
Year: 
2009
Place of Recording: 
Jerusalem, Israel
Edition: 
1
Series: 
Contemporary Jewish Music
Volume: 
1
Pages: 
1 CD + Booklet
Media: 
CD
Languages: 
Hebrew
Country / Area: 
Israel
Description: 

Click to read about the Contemporary Jewish Music series.

You can listen to this album on Spotify, download MP3s at Amazon, or find it on Apple Music. 

Dance Niggun

This niggun of instrumental nature originater in the Bukovina region today located in the Ukraine. Yair Harel's Middle Eastern style of drumming and singing forms a natural bridge linking what would seem to be two contrasting styles which commonly come together in Klezmer music originating in the Balkans.

Sweet Hymns Shall Be My Chant.

This sacred hymn attributed to Rabbi Yehuda he-Hasid (d.1217) is sung in Ashkenazi synagogues at the end of the Sabbath and holiday morning services and it customary to open the Holy Ark while singing this poem.

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