High Holiday Melodies

Here are some melodies that have been used on Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur services in past years.

Rosh Hashanah

  • Vekhol Maaminim - Makom Bina
  • YHWH Melech (AB) - Has been used for the YHWH Melekh piyyut in shacharit on the first day, p. 83-84 in the Silverman machzor. The nigun was composed by Joey Weisenberg and is called "Bina's Nigun."
  • Hamol Al Ma'asekhah (Pri Eitz Hadar)
  • Galeh (CBS) - found in the middle of the text shortly before the Malchuyot section
  • Mimkomo (AB) - Kedusha of Rosh Hashanah Musaf, p. 149 in the Silverman Machzor. It's to Kevodo and Mimkomo and based on a melody by the Israeli singer Shlomo Katz.

Kol Nidrei

  • Rachamana (Mechon Hadar) - “Rachamana de’anei le’aniyey aneina” (Merciful one, who answers the poor – answer us).

Yom Kippur Musaf


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