May 30, 2017 ~ Shabbat NASO. Maqam SABA.

Nahwand - نهاوند

Introduction

Nahwand - נהוונד -  is named after a city in Iranian Kurdistan. This maqam was popular in Iran and Turkey before it made its way down to Syria and Egypt. This maqam was common among the Turks and Aleppo's close proximity to Turkey would account for a number of older pizmonim bearing Turkish musical origins.

Nahwand is the closest equivalent of the Western Minor Scale. The maqam is easy on the western ear and encompasses modern day Israeli tunes. There are many "Westernized" songs in this maqam.

Contrary to most misconceptions, this maqam is not related to Maqam Nawah.

Maqam Nahwand is applied when there is disharmony and conflict.

Even though it is listed in the pizmonim book as a possible Shabbat maqam up to seven times a year, this is a new innovation. All older listings, both manuscripts and printed, fail to list Maqam Nahwand as an option. According to Arabic music scholars, this maqam was considered off limits for holy use until about 90 years ago when a well-respected Sheikh used it for the first time for religious chanting. Since that time it has begun to make roadways in Aleppo's Islamic and Jewish communities.

 

Nahwand tetrachord: starting on C

Index

Pizmon Page Song CommentaryRecordings Application
255 205 שרים רוזנים Sing for Hakhamim. Fule Yanani
Y. Bozo
Recording
נשמת
256 206 אודה לאל Raphael Tabbush Tabbush Manuscript Arabic
I Cabasso - Qaddish
257 207 רצה לשירי Introduction to the following song. I. Cabasso
Recording
G Shrem
שמחים
258 207 בבית נאוה Moshe Mustachi
Recording
Aram Soba Orchestra
259 207 לנרי ואורי Raphael Tabbush Hanukkah. E. Menaged
Recording
Recording
שועת עניים
260 207 אל אבי מחסדך Raphael Tabbush I. Cabasso
E. Menaged
E. Sayegh
Recording
Aram Soba Orchestra
קדיש
261 208 ישמחו נא עם ישרים Tabbush Manuscript
262 208 ארמוני יה נזנח Raphael Tabbush Hamaoui Manuscript
262.1 208a ירושלים של זהב Naomi Shemer Fule Yanani
G Shrem
263 209 עליון על כל רמים Shabbat Hazon. Arabic
J. Mosseri
קדיש
264 209 רצה רחשי Tabbush Manuscript
265 210 אתה אל כביר Raphael Tabbush The initials at the beginning of each stanza form the acrostic 'Ani Refael'. The song talks about Israel's redemption. The beginning of the pizmon has the composer turning to God to ask for mercy. The composer says that he will not stop praying until his prayers are accepted. He prays for the redemption of the Jewish people, the gathering of the exile, and returning to the Land of Israel. Tabbush Manuscript E. Sayegh
I. Cabasso- Nishmat
G. Shrem
G. Shrem 2
G. Shrem
Recording
R. Elnadav
R Barzani- Qaddish
Isaac Cabasso- Nishmat
Isaac Cabasso- Qaddish
R Elnadav
נשמת
266 210 לעיר חנה דורשה דודי Raphael Tabbush E. Menaged
G. Shrem
G. Shrem
Recording
M Habusha
נשמת
267 211 רם ונעלם אדון עולם Raphael Tabbush Tabbush Manuscript G. Shrem
G. Shrem
Recording
שועת עניים
268 211 תכון לעד Yosef Hamaoui
G. Shrem
Recording
Recording
I Cabasso
I Cabasso
נשמת
269 212 רואה ובוחן לבב הכל Raphael Tabbush I. Cabasso
Recording
270 212 רננות שירו אחי Raphael Tabbush Tabbush Manuscript I. Cabasso
G. Shrem
I Cabasso
I Cabasso
ממצרים
271 213 אחזה בנועם Raphael Tabbush The initials at the beginning of each stanza form the acrostic 'Ani Refael'. Tabbush Manuscript M Kairey
Fule Yanani
G. Shrem
G. Shrem
Recording
R Elnadav
פזמון
272 214 אל חובי יסלח לי Raphael Tabbush
273 214 למה הקץ נסתם נא Raphael Tabbush This pizmon, written in the 19th century by Refael Antebi, is based on a very popular Arabic (Egyptian) song of the times. This pizmon is commonly sung on Shabbat. G. Shrem
I. Cabasso- Qedusha
G. Shrem
Recording
R Barzani- Naqdishakh
Recording
נקדישך
274 214 יה נחלה המצחה Raphael Tabbush E. Menaged
G. Shrem
I. Cabasso- Qaddish
G. Shrem
Recording
Recording
קדיש
275 215 אודך אודך Raphael Tabbush Tabbush Manuscript I. Cabasso- Semehim
G. Shrem
Yosef Hamaoui
G. Shrem
Recording
שמחים
276 215 רעיוני יחיד Raphael Tabbush Hamaoui Manuscript Tabbush Manuscript G. Shrem
G. Shrem
G. Shrem
Recording
Eliahou Ozen- Nishmat
Isaac Cabasso- Rau Banim
ממצרים
277 216 יבנה ביתו Raphael Tabbush I. Cabasso
Recording
שועת עניים
278 216 רחום אתה Raphael Tabbush Shebii Shel Pesah, Shirat Hayam. Hamaoui Manuscript Tabbush Manuscript I. Cabasso
M Kairey
Fule Yanani
G. Shrem
G. Shrem
Recording
Musa Camjagi- Semehim
I Cabasso
ממצרים
279 216 יחיד רם חי לעולם Isaac Abadi Dahab Turkish melody. Yosef Hamaoui
G. Shrem
Fule Yanani
G. Shrem
Recording
אל ההודאות
280 217 בשם יי אקרא Moses Ashear Rishty. Ashear Manuscript I. Cabasso
281 218 מריא ראשי וכבודי Moses Ashear Isaac Shalom. Ashear Manuscript I. Cabasso
282 219 מה נמלצו לחכי Moses Ashear For Hebrat Sha'are Sedeq which was the Synagogue on the Lower East Side. Written pre 1928. The tune is Turkish. Ashear Manuscript
283 219 מה נעמו Moses Ashear Moshe Ezra Shrem. Ashear Manuscript E. Menaged
I Cabasso
I Cabasso
284 220 מלך רם Moses Ashear Composed by Ashear in honor of the Tawil family. Music from CHOPIN. Ashear Manuscript Photograph of Shaul, Joseph and Abraham Tawil I. Cabasso
E. Menaged
G. Shrem
G. Shrem 2
G. Shrem
שועת עניים
285 220 אהלל ואביע Moses Ashear Matan Torah. Ashear Manuscript I. Cabasso- Halleluyah
G. Shrem
G. Shrem
הללויה
286 222 מלך אב רם Moses Ashear In honor of the birth of Joseph Bijou. Written by M. Ashear. Arabic is "Ya Dounia Ya Gharami", by Abdel Wahab. Ashear Manuscript J. Bijou
G. Shrem: Haleluyah
G. Shrem
הללויה
287 223 יעלוזו ביה Moses Ashear Shabot. Ashear Manuscript G. Shrem
G. Shrem
Recording
R Barzani- Shaveat
ה' מלך
288 224 יה אל נורא Moses Ashear Moshe Ezra Shrem. Ashear Manuscript Arabic
פזמון
289 225 מה עצמו Moses Ashear Wedding of Selim and Nizha Gindi. Photograph is courtesy of David Catton, grandson. Ashear Manuscript Photograph of Selim and Nizha Gindi E. Menaged
G. Shrem
I. Cabasso- El Hahodaot
M Tawil (and next song)
G. Shrem
Recording
קדיש
290 225 מאמר ותחנון Moses Ashear Wedding of Selim and Nizha Gindi. Photograph is courtesy of David Catton, grandson. Classic song in Maqam Nawa-athar. It is a DOR by the name Ya Qamar Dar El 'Oyoun and this version is sung by Laure Dackashe. (Lor Dakash) Ashear Manuscript Photograph of Selim and Nizha Gindi Arabic- Lor Dakash
E. Menaged
Recording
Maury Blanco
291 226 יעטר יה Moses Ashear Wedding of Sam and Renee Esses. Shabbat Vayesse. Photograph is courtesy of grandson Ike Esses in Phoenix. Names of family members scattered throughout this pizmon. Photograph of Sam and Renee Esses I. Cabasso
Recording
I Cabasso
292 226 יהלל אל רם ונעלה Moses Ashear Wedding of Seyah M Ashear. April 2, 1939. Leaflet
293 228 יה לו אעתיר Moses Ashear Wedding of Shelomo Harra; April 14, 1935. Leaflet G. Shrem
G. Shrem
G. Shrem
Arabic Recording
293.1 228a הרחב אולמי Haim S Aboud Arabic
Recording
Moshe Mustachi
293.2 228b אני אשיר לך E. Nahum
M Tawil
M Tawil 2
Recording
293.3 228b יפרח יה אבי E. Nahum
Fule Yanani
Arabic
I. Cabasso- Qaddish
Recording
Recording
E Sayegh
294 229 מרום יחיד בלי שני Moses Ashear Wedding of Joseph Moshe Ashear. Nisan 1931. Leaflet
295 230 צהלה וגילה Moses Ashear Wedding of Saad Shames; April 6, 1933. Leaflet
296 231 ירומם צורי Moses Ashear Ashear composed this pizmon in honor of the birth of his grandson Moshe to his son Yosef. The initials at the beginning of each main stanza form the acrostic 'Yosef HaCohen Hazak'. June 8, 1935. Leaflet I. Cabasso
I Cabasso- Semehim
I Cabasso- Semehim 2
Recording
קדיש
297 233 אלי אנוהו ארוממנהו Moses Ashear Ezra Abraham Husney (Levy) Bar Misvah. April 9, 1940. Leaflet E. Marcus - Abdel Wahab
ה' מלך
298 235 מן שמיא חיש פורקנך Ezra Dweck Arabic is Ensa El Donia. Arabic: Ensa El Donia
299 236 כל עוד בלבב פנימה Naftali Imber Israel National Anthem. G. Shrem
G Shrem- HaTiqvah
G. Shrem
G. Shrem
נקדישך
299.001 237 אנא בחסדך I. Cabasso
Recording
Eliahou Ozen- Semehim
299.01 237a מלכי צורי אל כביר Haim S Aboud I. Cabasso- Naqdishakh
G. Shrem
G. Shrem
Recording
Recording
R Barzani- Nishmat
R Barzani- Keter
299.02 237b החיש לצירך Haim S Aboud Yosef Hamaoui
Recording
R. Elnadav
Isaac Cabasso- Qaddish
R Elnadav
299.03 237c שאו ציונה נס ודגל Recording
299.04 237d רוממו לו בקול Raphael Yair Elnadav Composed for the Bar Misvah of Ezra Tawil to the melody of "Inta al-Hubb", a popular Arab song performed by Umm Kulthum. Arabic
Recording
Agudat Dodim (Buenos Aires)- Mimisrayim
299.06 237f הדור שומע Raphael Yair Elnadav Jack D. Hidary Bar Misvah. Photograph of Jack David Hidary J. Mosseri
R. Elnadav
299.08 237h חביבי אלי תמכת בי Haim S Aboud Recording
Hebrew Recording
299.09 237i חביבי אל שוב למעונך YMizrachi
299.1 237j אל על שיר גיל נרון Raphael Yair Elnadav Bar Misvah of Saul Ezra Ashkenazi. Composed by R Elnadav. 1984. M Habusha
Recording
299.102 237t על הרי על הרי Raphael Yair Elnadav Bar Misvah of Harry E Tawil. 1996. Composed by R Elnadav. Maqam Nahwand-Kurd M Habusha
Recording
299.11 237k שמחה שמחה אהל שמחה Arabic: "Linda Linda"
299.12 237l אשיר אני שיר בחיבה Abraham Cohen Saban Albert Cohen Saban
299.13 237m ירנן פי בשיר ותפילה YNahari
299.16 237n אשירה בקול שמחה Rahamim Abraham Haber Bar Misvah. August 4, 1980. Recording
Qaddish- Rabbi Medina
299.17 237p מלוא עולם נורא שמו Haber Bar Misvah. March 13, 1982. Recording
299.18 237r אפתח פי בשירה ובזמרה Maqam Kourd David Abraham Haber Bar Misvah. October 7, 1993.
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