A piyut for Rosh Hashana: Adonai Shamati

 The words of this stirring psalm or piyut, Adonai Shmati,  sung on Rosh Hashana and Yom Kippur, echo the verses of the Prophet Habbakuk 3:2. Here are various interpretations in the Sephardi style.

                                                     Lord, I have heard of your fame;



                                                   I stand in awe of your deeds, Lord. 



                           Repeat them in our day,
in our time make them known 



                                                             In wrath remember mercy.

This ‘piyut’  is sung by Cantor Hagay Batzri

Here is a more upbeat versionby Natan Levi and Haim Israel

This version is by an unknown singer

And here is atraditional Moroccan interpretation by Eyal Bitton

                              Happy New Year 5780!

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