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High Holiday Service Melodies

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High Holiday Music for Main Services

Special Melodies Composed for Mahzor Lev Shalem by Cantor Ken Richmond & Rabbi Shira Shazeer 

  1. Shalom Shalom (by Cantor Ken Richmond) p. 2 in Mahzor Lev Shalem Sheet Music
  2. May a Year of Blessing Begin (tichleh shana) (by Ken) p. 22
  3. Ki Yesh Lechesef Motsa (by Ken) p. 224 Sheet Music
  4. K'vodcha Malei Olam (with TI Singers) (by Ken) p. 231 and alternate recording: K'vodcha Malei Olam.  Here is Sheet Music
  5. Terem Heyoti (by Rabbi Shira Shazeer) p. 231 Sheet Music
  6. Im Ta'inu (by Ken) p. 260
  7. Sha'arei Ora (by Ken) p. 410

Other High Holiday Melodies 

  1. Avinu Malkeinu p. 92
  2. V'ye'etayu p. 150
  3. Melech Elyon p. 155
  4. Hayom Harat Olam (Jacob Hohenemser) p. 158
  5. Hayom Harat Olam (other melody) p. 158
  6. Areshet Sefateinu p. 158
  7. Kol Nidrei (violin) 
  8. Kol Nidrei (sung) p. 205 in Mahzor Lev Shalem
  9. Ya'aleh (by Rabbi Shira Shazeer) p. 223 Here is Sheet Music
  10. Selach Lanu (p. 226)
  11. Tavo Lefanecha (Jacob Hohenemser) p. 234
  12. V'al Kulam 1 p. 237
  13. V'al Kulam 2 p. 237
  14. Hu Ya'aneinu p. 240
  15. B'seifer Chayim p. 270
  16. B'rosh Hashanah yikatevun p. 315

High Holidays at Home 

Check out Rabbi Shira Shazeer's blog: Yom Tov @ Your House 

Rosh Hashanah Evening Kiddush 

Shehecheyanu 1 

Shehecheyanu 2 

Rosh Hashanah Daytime Kiddush 

A prayer over Apples and honey: Shet'chadesh Yameinu 

High Holiday Torah Chanting 

Trope: Etnachta & Sof Pasuk Families 

Trope: Katon Family 

Trope: Kadma v'azla, Revi'i, Darga Tevir, Telisha/Pazer 

Trope: Azla Geresh/Gershayim/Zakef Gadol, Zarka Segol, end of portion 

Day 1: Genesis 21:1-3 (for youth services), 21:4-6, 21:7-9

Day 2: 1st portion: Genesis 22:1-3

Day 2: 2nd portion: Genesis 22:4-8

Day 2: 3rd portion Genesis 22:9-14

Day 2: 4th portion Genesis 22:15-19

Day 2: 5th portion Genesis 22:20-24

Day 2: Maftir: Numbers 29:1-6

Yom Kippur Youth Services: Lev. 16:8-10, 11-13, 14-16

High Holiday Services: Pesukei DeZimra ("Verses of Song", a/k/a the very beginning of the services)

1. Birchot Hashachar (p. 37) or

2. Birchot Hashachar option 2 (p. 37)

3. pages 38-40 

4. Psalm 27 (p. 44)

5. Psalm 30 (p. 45)

6. Baruch She'amar (p. 47)

7. Ashrei (p. 60-61)

8. Psalm 146 (p. 61, we may skip?)

9. Psalm 150 (p. 63)

10. Shirat Hayam+ (pp. 63-66)

11. Nishmat (pp. 67-69)

Recordings for those helping with Youth Services

Opening of Amida mix of Shabbat tunes with High Holiday (p. 31) Click here for text

Avinu Malkeinu (p. 41) Click here for text

Adonai Adonai (p. 45) Click here for text

High Holiday Shema for Torah Service (p. 46) Click here for text

Shofar Blessings (p. 64) Click here for text

BeRosh Hashanah (p. 75) Click here for text

Areshet Sefateinu (p. 85) Click here for text

BeSeifer Chayim (p. 94) Click here for text

Hayom (p. 95) Click here for text

Additions for Yom Kippur Youth Services

Shema Koleinu (p. 119) Click here for text

Ki Anu Amecha (p. 121) Click here for text

Ashamnu (p. 122) Click here for text

Al Chet and V'al Kulam (p. 123) Click here for text

Al Chet and V'al Kulam (p. 124) Click here for text

Adonai Adonai (p. 161) Click here for text