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In many Siddurim and Maḥzorim Adon 'Olam is printed at the end of Ma'ariv for Friday night and Yom Tov. But in my experience, the vast majority of (Ashkenazi) Shuls sing Yigdal at this point instead. Why do some (Ashkenazi) Shuls recite Adon 'Olam after Ma'ariv and some (most?) recite Yigdal?

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Yes, I have seen it. –  Daniel Aug 10 '12 at 19:47
    
I have also been in synagogues where both were sung. –  Daniel Aug 10 '12 at 19:49
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I've been in some shuls that do adon olam regularly and other shuls that leave it up to the sha"tz which they do. –  Charles Koppelman Aug 10 '12 at 19:53
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In light of the comments, I've changed the question a bit. –  Seth J Aug 10 '12 at 19:58
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Where I grew up it was Yigdal on plain Friday night and Adon Olam on every Yom Tov. –  Double AA Aug 10 '12 at 22:51
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