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Nirdi Natan Reho נרדי נתן ריחו
Here are three tunes to the song Nirdi Natan Reho. Number 3 is similar to Yom Ze sung on Pesah. Number 2 I also sing to Lecha dodi which I like to do throughout the year. Number 1 I end off with the kedusha.
Nirdi Natan Reho is lichvod Hatorah!
This song originates from the Middle East and is sung by all sects of Sephardic Judaism. In fact, thanks to the musician Yossi Piamenta z"l, aka the Jewish Jimmy Hendrix, this song became known even amongst the Ashkenazim. It has a classic middle eastern melody and is sung on all happy occasions. The maqam is kurd.
It's the climax of the entire Torah. The moment the world was created. The recital of the Ten Commandments in any synagogue is a special moment. In a Moroccan synagogue it's no different. More than that, the congregation has the custom to rise just as the hazan recites the holy words of the Aseret HaDibrot. For your listening pleasure, I have recorded the Ten Commandments in its entirety.
In honour of the first week of Bakashot, in which there is always a tune of Yedid Nefesh sung at its onset, here is the famous Yedid Nefesh for Parashat Bereshit.
I sing this tune to either Rau Banim or Kedusha.