Congregational High Holiday Melodies - Recordings

Read an introductory explanation by Hazzan Steven W. Dress

EREV ROSH HASHANAH (R"H) (Evening Service) and/or
EREV YOM KIPPUR (Kol Nidre evening service with pages for Y"K Musaf if repeated)

Page 205 following Kol Nidrei
V'nislah l'khol adat b'nai Yisrael
V'lager hagar b'tokham ki l'khol ha-am bish'gagah (3X)
…VaYomer Ado-nai salahti kid'va-rekha (3X)
Pages 24 & 205
…Sheheheyanu, v'kiy'manu, v'higi'yanu lazman haze (1X). Amen.

Pages 5 & 207
Cantor: Bar'khu…
Cong: Barukh Adonay Ham'vorakh L'olam Va-ed.

Pages 6 & 208 (This melody may also be chanted during K'dusha)
Sh'ma Yisrael Ado-nai Elo-heinu Ado-nai Ehad
On Yom Kippur add: Barukh Shem K'vod Malkhuto L'olam Va-ed.

Pages 8 & 210
Mi khamokha ba-eilim Adonay
Mi Kamokha ne-dar ba-Kodesh
Nora t'hillot osei feleh.

Page 10
Tik'u va-hodesh shofar
Ba-keseh l'yom ha-geynu
Ki hok l'Yisrael
Hu mishpat lei-lo-hei Ya'akov

Page 212
Ki vayom hazeh, y'khaper aleikhem l'taheir etkhem
mi-kol ha-to-teikhem lifnei Ado-nai tit-haru.

Pages 10 & 212 (middle of Hatzi Kaddish)
Y'hey sh'may rabbah m'vorakh
L'olam ul'almay almaya, Yit-ba-rakh

Page 223
Ya-aleh (Refrains)
…V'yey-re-eh ri-nu-nenu ad arev.
… " pidyonenu " "
… " na-akatenu " "
… " kipurenu " "
… " hinunenu " "
… " hadratenu " "
… " ba-kashatenu " "
… " ayleynu " "

Page 227
Ki Hinei Ka-homer b'yad Ha-yotzer
Bir-tzoto mar-hiv u-vir-tzoto m'ka-tzer
Ken anahnu b'yad-kha hesed no-tzer
Refrain: La-brit ha-bet (2x), v'al tei-fen la-yeitzer

Pages 234 & 347 & 381 & 420
Ki anu amekha v'ata Elohenu
Anu vanekha v'ata Avinu
Anu avadekha v'ata Adonenu
Anu k'halekha v'ata Helkenu
Anu Na-ha-la-tekha v'ata Goraleynu
Anu Tsonekha v'ata Ro-eynu
Anu Kharmekha b'ata Notreynu

Anu F'ulatekha v'ata Yotzrenu
Anu Rayatekha v'ata K'rovenu
Anu Amekha v'ata Malkenu
Anu Ma-a-mirekha v'ata ma-a-mi-reinu

Pages 235 & 348 & 382 & 421 (Public Confessional: Vidu-i)
Ai, yai/dai (4 x), Y/ai, yai/dai (5x), Y/ai yai/dai (5x)
Cantor intones, then pauses for Congregants to repeat:
A-shamnu, bagadnu, gazalnu, dibarnu dofi
Ai, yai/dai (4 x), Y/ai, yai/dai (5x), Y/ai yai/dai (5x)
He-evinu, v'hirshanu, zadnu, hamasnu, tafalnu sheker.
Ai, yai/dai (4 x), Y/ai, yai/dai (5x), Y/ai yai/dai (5x)
Ya-atznu ra, kizavnu, latznu, maradnu, ni-atznu,
Sararnu, avinu, pashanu tzararnu, kisinu oref.
Ai, yai/dai (4 x), Y/ai, yai/dai (5x), Y/ai yai/dai (5x)
Rashanu, shihatnu, ti-avnu, ti-ta-nu.

Pages 237 & 351
V'al kulam Elo-ah s'lihot
S'lah lanu, m'hal lanu, kaper lanu.

Pages 93 & 245 & 426
Avinu Malkeynu ho-nenu va-anenu (2X)
Ki eyn ba-nu ma'asim,
As'eh imanu ts'dakkah va'hesed (2x)
V'hoshienu (Repeat all).

Pages 28 & 250
Yigdal Elohim Hai v'yishtabah
Nim-tza v'ein et el m'tzi-u-to
Ehad v'ein yahid k'yihudo
Ne'lam v'gam ein sof l'achduto
Ein lo d'mut ha-guf v'eino guf
lo na-arokh eilav k'dushato.
Kadmon l'khol davar asher nivra
rishon v'ein reishit l'reishito
(Transliteration continues in mahzor)
Final Stanza (2X):
Meitim y'hayeh El b'rov hasdo
Barukh adei ad Shem t'hilato (Shofar-sounding melody)

TORAH SERVICE (R"H & Y"K)

Pages 96 & 274 & 361
Va'y'hi Binsoa Ha-aron Vayomer Moshe
Ku-ma Ado-nai v-yafu-tzu oy-vekha
V'yanu-su m'san'ekha mi-panekha
Ki mi-tzion te-tzei Torah (2X)
u-d'var Ado-nai miy'rushalyim
Barukh she-natan Torah (2x)
L'amo Yisrael Bik-dushato

Pages 97 & 226 & 232 & 275 & 415 & 417
Ado-nai, Ado-nai Eil Rahum v'Hanun
Erekh Apayim v'rav hesed ve-emet
No-tzer hesed la-alafim
No-sey avon va-feshah v'ha-ta-a v-na-kei (Repeat 3X)
Va-ani t'tilati-l'kha, Ado-nai, eit ratzon
e-lo-him b'rov-hasdekha, a-nei-ni be-emet yishekha (Repeat 3X)

Pages 98 & 276: Torah Ceremonial Sh'ma Prescribed Melody
Sh'ma Yisrael Ado-nai Elo-heynu Ado-nai Ehad
Ehad Elohenu, Gadol Ado-nei-nu Kadosh v'Nora Sh'mo

Page 117 & 289
Avinu She-ba-shamayim Tzur Yisrael v'Go-a-lo
Ba-rekh et-Medinat Yisrael Rei-shit tz'mi-hat g-u-la-teinu (2X)

Pages 123 & 298
Eitz Hayyim hi la-ma-hazikim bah
V'tom'kheha m'ushar
D'rakheha dar-khei no-am, v'khol n'ti-voteha shalom
Hashiveinu Ado-nai, ei-lekha v'nashuvah
Hadeish yameinu k'kedem

MUSAF SERVICE (R"H & Y"K)
(Refer to Erev Y"K for repeated melodies.)

Pages 141 & 313: (2 melodies recorded)
Zokhreinu l'hayyim, Melekh ha-feitz b'hayyim
V'khot-veinu b'sefer ha-hayyim, l'ma-ankha Elo-him Hayyim

Pages 142 & 314: (2 melodies recorded)
M'khalkeil Hayyim b'hesed, m'hayyei metim b'rahamim rabbim
Somekh nof'lim, v'rofei holim,u-matir asurim,
u-mkayyem emunato lisheinei afar.
Mi Khamokha ba-al g'vurot u-mi domeh lakh
Melekh meimit u-m'hayyeh u-matzmiah y'shu-ah
Mi khamokh Av ha-rahamim
Zokher y'tzurav l'hayyim b'rahamim

Pages 143 (mid) & 315 (mid)
K'vakarat ro-e edro, ma-avir tzono tahat shivto

Pages 143 & 315 (Refrain)
B'rosh Hashana yikateivun,
u-v'yom tzom kippur (2X) Yei-ha-tei-mun.

Pages 146 & 319: (See mahzor for entire V'khol Ma-a-minim poem)
Ha-oheiz b'yad midat mishpat (2X)
V'khol ma-aminim she-hu El emunah
Ha-bo-hein u-vodeik ginzei nistarot
V'khol ma-aminim she-hu bo-hein k'layot
Ha-Goel Mi-mavet u-fodeh mi-shahat
V'khol ma-aminim she-hu Goel hazak.

Pages 154 & 325 High Aleynu (prescribed melody within R"H/Y"K Amidot)
(note: the customary Shabbat Aleynu melody to be chanted at the conclusion of services)

Aleynu l'shabe-ah la-adon ha-kol
Latet g'dula l'yotzer b'reishit
She-lo asanu g'go-yei ha-a-ratzot
V'lo sa-ma-nu k'mishp'hot ha-a-dama
She-lo sam helkeinu kahem
V'go-ra-leinu k'khol ha-mo-nam
Va-a-nahnu kor'im u-mish-ta-kha-vim u-modim
Lifnei Melekh, Mal'khei ham'lakhim
HaKadosh Barukh Hu.

Pages 157 & 354 (slightly modified for Yom Kippur)
Kad'sheinu b'mitzvotekha, v'ten hel-keinu b'toratekha
Sa-b'enu mi-tuvekha v'sam-heinu bi-shu-atekha,
V'taher li-beinu l'ovd'kha be-emet, ki ata Elo-him emet
u-d'varkha emet v'kayom la-ad
(Cantor recites: Barukh Ata Ad-nai), then congregation joins:
Melekh al kol ha-aretz, m'kadesh…Yisrael v'yom hazikaron.
For Yom Kippur " " … " v'yom ha-kippurim.

Pages 158, 162, 166 (For R''H. We may chant for any or all of the 3 pages indicated).
Niggun (song without words: La, La, Lai, etc.) followed by:
Hayom (repeat) Harat Olam (repeat)
Hayom ya-a-mid ba-mishpat; Hayom kol y'tzu-rei olamim, etc.
(After this point, if the Hebrew seems too challenging, then please join in with the niggun: la, la, lai as a refrain, which will seamlessly complement subsequent vocalized Hebrew passages that may be sung in the established tempo prior to a closing cadence).

158, 162, 166 (Rosh Hashana only) (1st time, melody #1; 2nd and 3rd times, melody #2)
Areshet s'fateinu ye-e-rav l'fanekha,
El ram v'nissa, meivin u-ma-azin, mabit u-makshiv, l'kol t'kiateinu.
U-t'kabel b'rahamim uv-ratzon seder (1) malkhuyoteinu (2) zikhronoteinu (3) shofroteinu

Pages 169 & 357 & 424
B'sefer Hayyim b'rakha v'shalom u-farnasah tovah
Ni-zakher v'nitatev l'fanekha, a-nahnu v'khol am'kha beit Yisrael
L'hayyim Tovim (2X) u-l'shalom.

Pages 170 & 358 (Slightly modified for Yom Kippur)
(Note: Cantor Dress' musical composition, compatibly styled according to traditional norms.)

Hayom T'amtzeinu. Amen.
Hayom t'var'kheinu. Amen.
Hayom t'gadlenu. Amen.
Hayom Tidr'sheinu l'tovah. Amen
Hayom tikh-t'veinu l'hayyim Tovim. Amen.
Hayom t'kabel b'rahamim uv'ratzon et t'filateinu. Amen
Hayom tishma shav'ateinu. Amen
Hayom tit-m'kheinu bi-min tzid-ke-kha. Amen!

NEILA SERVICE
Closing service of Y"K that culminates with shofar blast
(Refer above for repeated melodies during Neila pp. 408-429)

Page 416 (Cantor, Pause, Congregation)
Enkat M'saldekha ta-al lifnei khisei kh'vodekha.
Malei mish-a-lot am m'yahadekha,
Sho-mea t'filat ba-ei a-dekha
Yisrael no-sha bA-do-nai t'shu-ot olamim.
Gam hayom yivashu mi-pikha sho-khen m'romim
Ki ata rav s'lihot u-va-al ha-rahamim
Yah-bi-einu tzeil yado, ta-hat kan'fei hash'khina
Hon yahon ki yiv'hon, leiv a-kov l'ho-khina
Ku-mah na Elo-henu u-za uzi na
Ado-nai l'shavateinu ha-azi-na
Yash-mi-einu salahti yoshev b'seter el-yon
Bi-min ye-sha l'hi-va-sha am ani v'ev-yon
B'shav'enu e-lekha nora-ot b'tzdek ta-aneinu
Ado-nai he'yeh o-zer lanu.

Page 429 (last line) (2 melodies)
L'shana Ha-ba-a Biy'rushalayim (Hab'nu-ya!)