The Hidden One: Jewish Mystical Songs

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The Hidden One
(Five Souls Music, 2009)

A wide-ranging collection of contemplative, devotional, meditative
and healing songs for spiritual practice and pure enjoyment - songs from
Greece, Turkey, Spain, Eastern Europe and Inner Asia.

Vocalist and Cantor Richard Kaplan is accompanied
by an ensemble of stellar musicians.

A 24-page booklet is included with song descriptions
as well as all of the Hebrew, Aramaic and Yiddish texts
provided in transliteration and in English translation.


1. Leshem Yikhud (For the Oneness) 2:57
2. Ani Nikhna (I Surrender) 4:20
3. Zikhrekha (Remembering You) 5:42
4. Barkhi Nafshi (Soul-Blessing) 2:46
5. Hakhanah Niggun (A Melody for Entering) 3:16
6. A Dudele (An Intimate Song for You) 5:04
7. A Sacred Song by Reb Nachman of Breslov 2:51
8. Sim Shalom (Bring About Peace) 4:40
9. Atah, Atah, Atah (You, You, You) 5:03
10. The Besht's Yedid Nefesh 6:52
11. Takhanun (Missing the Mark) 4:20
12. Memaley Kol Almin (You Fill All the Worlds) 3:48
13. A Sabbath Song by Reb Aharon of Karlin 2:49
14. Adir Vena'or (Strength and Illumination) 4:36
15. Traversing the Five Souls 3:02
16. Se'u Minkhah (The Offering) 5:04
17. A Melody for Leaving the Body 3:54
18. Birkat Kohanim (May You Be Blessed) 3:20

total time: 75:42

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Life of the Worlds:
Journeys in Jewish Sacred Music

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Life of the Worlds
(Five Souls Music, 2003)

A remarkable collection of vocal performances of Jewish Sacred Music
from the Middle East, Andalusia, Eastern Europe, and Central Asia -
songs of exultation, longing, love, and Divine immanence -
accompanied by an ensemble of masterful musicians.

The 32-page booklet includes song descriptions; all texts are provided in transliteration, English translation, and in Hebrew or Yiddish.

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1. Ha'aderet Veha'emunah - LeKhay Olamim (5:09)
2. Le'El Adir Neranenah (3:50)
3. Bati Legani (3:55)
4. Kinah Lekhurban Gan Eden (6:17)
5. Sephardi Yerushalmi Khatsi Kaddish (2:07)
6. Navah Tehilah (3:44)
7. Hayoshevet Baganim (2:32)
8. Eyn Keloheynu (3:02)
9. Modeh Ani / Elohay Neshamah (2:51)
10. Eli Shema Koli (5:19)
11. Reb Nachman's Niggun (5:36)
12. Hishtapkhut Hanefesh (3:03)
13. Niggun of the Alter Rebbe (3:21)
14. Ve'erastikh Li (5:08)
15. El Mistater (7:10)
16. Ashrey (5:44)
17. Yemeni Shema (1:07)
18. Grandfather Sang a Song (6:00)

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Tuning The Soul:
Worlds of Jewish Sacred Music

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Tuning the Soul
(Four Gates Music, 1999)

Vocal performances of a host of under-exposed gems from around
the Jewish world - Middle Eastern songs, Andalusian melodies, Chasidic nigguns,
and original Hebrew chants accompanied by a full ensemble of instrumentalists.

A 20-page booklet with background on all the songs is included.

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1. Bar'chu - Yemen
2. Hallelu Adonai - South Asia
3.
Ki Eshmerah Shabbat - Jerusalem
4. Eli Yah Eli - Syria
5. Rav's Niggun - Belarus
6. Yah Ribon - Iraq
7. El Adon - Jerusalem
8. Kinah - Eastern Europe
9. Zochreynu l'Chaim - South Asia
10. Hosha Na - Eastern Europe
11. Niggun of the Besht - Galicia
12. Tiskabeyl - Poland
13. Lecha Dodi - Morocco
14. Hallelu Avdey Adonai - Iraq
15. Psalm 150 - Jerusalem
16. Ana b'Koreynu - Turkey
17. Yigdal - Morocco
18. Bar'chu Reprise

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Collaborations with Beloved Colleagues:


INVOKING THE SEVEN BEGGARS:
A Neo-Hasidic Method
for Inner Transformation

A four-CD set by
Rabbi Miles Krassen with Hazzan Richard Kaplan

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THE KABBALAH OF CHANUKAH:
Tales, Teachings and Music
for the Festival of Lights

with
Estelle Frankel and Cantor Richard Kaplan

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THE JEWISH NEW YEAR:
Music and Inspirational Teachings
from the Kabbalah

with
Estelle Frankel and Cantor Richard Kaplan

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