July 18, 2024 ~ Shabbat BALAQ. Maqam MAHOUR.

Lami - لامي


Maqam Lami- לאמי- This maqam is used for only two pizmonim in the Red Book, both attributed to Moshe Ashear.

 It is a "sophisticated" Iraqi maqam not used in either Egypt or Syria, with a "gauzy, airy, light sound".

 This maqam is relatively new (post 1900s), popularized by Mohamed El Qoubandji.

 Musically, its lower jins Kourd on D-duqah, upper jins Kourd on G-Nawah.

Index of Pizmonim

Section Pizmon Page Song CommentaryRecordings Application
Lami 233 183 למי יזרח אור ופורקן Moses Ashear Sion Ezra Levy wedding. September 20, 1938. Leaflet I. Cabasso
G. Shrem
Y. Bozo
G Shrem 2
722 185a הדרן עלך תורה קדושה For a siyyum (concluding the study of a book). Recording