October 20, 2018 ~ Shabbat LEKH LEKHA. Maqam SABA.

Abraham Ibn Ezra


Section Pizmon Page Song CommentaryRecordings Application
Baqashot 15 24 ארץ ורום Maqam Saba Saba. Discusses the seven days. Archives
E. Menaged
Baqashot 23 30 כי אשמרה שבת Maqam Saba Saba. A Z Idelsohn notes, 1923 E. Menaged
Ohabe Zion 1960
R Barzani- Semehim
Charlie Chehebar- Qaddish
I Cabasso- SABA- Semehim
Baqashot 26 34 אליו מי הקשה Maqam Sigah Sigah. Archives
E. Menaged
Ohabe Zion 1960
Baqashot 62 70 אגדלך אלהי Discussing the relationship between man and the Creator. There are many emotions here including the mortality of man. There is more than one melody to this song; According to H. Kaire, it could be in Sigah (melody: Adon Yahid Yasad), Nahwand (Atah El Kabir), other popular Nahwand tune, or Mehayar Bayat (Mamlekhot Ha'ares). Attiah Manuscript Yabess Manuscript Archives
M Habusha
Ohabe Zion 1960
R Barzani- Naqdishakh
Mossaei Shabbat 72 81 אל אליהו There are many different melodies to this song. Eliyahu, who will be the announcer of the redemption will hopefully come on a Saturday night right after Shabbat and in zechut (merit) that we have observed the Shabbat. The pizmon ends in prayer. G. Shrem
G. Shrem
Sephardic Archives
M Habusha
2129 514n לך אלי תשוקתי Opens the prayers on Yom Kippur Evening. Discusses confessions of a person and realizations that everything comes from Hashem. Ashear used this song for Semehim on Shabbat Shubah. Recording
M. Tawil
S Antebi