May 19, 2013 ~ Shabbat BEHA'ALOTECHA. Maqam SIGAH.
Maqam Lami- 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.
|Lami||233||183||למי יזרח אור ופורקן||Moses Ashear Sion Ezra Levy wedding. September 20, 1938. Leaflet||
|722||185a||הדרן עלך תורה קדושה||For a siyyum (concluding the study of a book).||