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Arba Otiyot

Sacred Hebrew Songs from the Saharan Maghreb

Title:
Arba Otiyot
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Publisher: 
Jewish Music Research Centre/The Ben-Zvi Institute/NaNa Disk
Material Type: 
Recordings
Place of Publication: 
Jerusalem, Israel
Year: 
2017
Series: 
Contemporary Jewish Music
Volume: 
5
Pages: 
64
Type of Recording: 
Commercial Recording
Media: 
CD
Languages: 
Greek
Country / Area: 
North Africa
Description: 

This CD is dedicated to piyutim (sung sacred poetry) of the Jews of the Tafilalt (Berb. Tāfīlālt) region, in particular to the lore of the venerated tzaddiq (Heb. virtuous/ holy man) Rabbi Yaacov Abuhatzira and the members of the rabbinical dynasty he founded. The songs have been codified in a compendium titled Yagel Yaacov. To the poems of this collection, we added piyutim by other authors, which are related to the Moroccan Jewish tradition. The concept and performance of this production was developed by the Piyut Ensemble of the Ben-Zvi Institute, a Hebrew University institution dedicated to the research of the Sephardic and Oriental Jewry, under the direction of Yair Harel and Avraham Cohen.

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Tracks List: 
El hay mehullal ba-tishbahot
Mizmor shir le-yom ha-shabbat (1)
Yom ha-shabbat tov lehodot
A'ufah eshkonah
At adamah be-lev midbar
Yahid ram ye-arot hosef
Yonah tammati yeqarah mi-peninim
Mizmor shir le-yom ha-shabbat
Adonay Eloheinu, lekah tov natan lanu
Hadi alkas
Aromemekha, odeh shemakha
Elekha Adonay nasati 'einay - She'areikh be-dofqi yah fetahah
Mizmor shit le-yom ha-shabbat
El Hay mehullal ba-tishbahot
At adamah be-lev midbar
Tradition: 
Moroccan

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