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What if Im using a tablet fully charged yesterday? Does that transgress the Sabbath?
that melody is NOT the Syrian one, it may be based of a syrian one but it is changed beyond recognition. it was made by an Ashkenazi Yeshiba in Israel and you can tell. Heres the real Syrian Melody. http://pizmonim.org/section.php?maqam=Tehillim
From the entry "Ashkenazi Talmudic Intonation" in the Encyclopedia of Hebrew Language and Linguistics: Uriel Weinreich suggested that there might be a connection between Talmudic chant and Yiddish intonation. He suggested three speech patterns that might be derived from Talmudic chant: (1) a kal ve-khoymer or a fortiori construction, (2) a “dramatic pair ...
According to Idehlson the Sephardim/Mizrahim of older times did not have melodies for all of the te'amim. This could mean that as time went on the different communities started mixing and bringing additional melodies to each other. Source: Idehlson's Thesaurus of Oriental Hebrew Melodies Volume 2
I could confirm it better, but based on what my grandfather שיחי told me, there was a small group of Viennese Bochurim (my Grandpa is from Vienna too) that started a small camp in Brooklyn - this was in the early '50 - and they would do Bentching with the tune they have been taught in Vienna. This was one of the first Orthodox camps in the US, and the tune ...
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