I have recently shared a group of recordings with the family of our recently departed Chazan Kenner z’l. Besides for his appearance in several videos here and on the YouTube channel, I am sharing a few recordings of note. he can also be heard on one of the posts on this site of the “Songbook […]
Here are two recordings in my possession one is a cassette recorded many years ago by the Leo Baeck Institute of Cantor Erwin Hirsch of the Congregation “Habonim” (Conservative), As the institute does not have any record of this recording in their catalog both digital and physical I present it here for preservation. Songs include: […]
I recently came into posession of several records of German Chazonim. Cantor Binyamin Z. Barsilai in record above. A Cantor Shlomo Barzilai officiated at the Great Synagogue in Vienna. Today his son Shmuel Barzilai has this position. The record does not identify where this chazan prayed. Click here for a record that seems to have […]
This was Chazan Frankel’s signature kiddush (composed by Cantor Abraham Katz of Amsterdam). On one of my other channels I have this as sung by a young budding Chazan in Erets. I took the performance and had the organ added by my friend Yehoshua Solomon (who is available for simchas…) and voila. Enjoy before the […]
A Shabbos Staple. Chazan Shulman of Greatneck Synagogue I hope to post many more from our beloved Shul Choir to keep a balance between social, historical, musical and minhag-related posts. The Breuer’s Choir in the Eighties was not “artsy-smartsy”, but it was the most authentically “shul” in nature. 1) It sang (and still does) EVERY […]
From one of Rabbi Chazan Lieber’s beloved records. This Maoz Tzur has a Chazan’s solo in the second and fourth stanza. I am informed by a viewer that a famous chazan named Israel Alter performed it this way too.