On this page you will find partly unedited recordings of several workshops and lectures given by prof. Schleifer and dr. Annette Boeckler during the weekends of the sheliach tzibbur training 2007-2009.
Some of the recordings of complete melodies in these files have been copied and placed separately on their respective places on the other pages.
Please note that these files are relatively large, 10-20 MB. Please be patient while they download to the player or to your harddisk.
A PowerPoint-presentation of all the tradional nusach-variations used in the synagogue services throughout the year according to the West-European tradition. (Please note that the file has to be downloaded before viewing.)
Prof Eli Schleifer's lecture on "The History of the Dutch Jewish Synagogue Music" during the Landelijke Oneg Shabbat in The Hague on 6 June 2009.
Part 1. - Part 2.
Prof. Eliyahu Schleifer's introductory lecture on Nusach and Staygers
Sheet music for the four shaygers:
Shtayger Magen Avot mode
Shtayger Yishtabach mode
Shtayger Ahava Rabba mode
Workshop 1: The special melodies for the Shalosh Regalim
Workshop 2: The special melodies for Pesach-Shavuot
Workshop 3: The special melodies for Sukkot
Workshop 4: The Nusach for the Shalosh Regalim arvit
Workshop 5: Hallel 1
Workshop 6: Hallel 2
Workshop 7: Weekday Shacharit - nusach High Holidays
Workshop 8: Nusach Uwecheens - the Shofar Service
Workshop 9: The RH-YK Kaddishim
Workshop 10: Piyyutim in Yom Kippur mussaf
Workshop 11: Introduction to the Neïla service
(begins with comments on Shofet Kol Ha’aretz , p. 300)
Workshop 12: The Vidui in the Kol Nidre selichot service
Workshop 13: More on the JK Piyutim
Workshop 14: The Piyutim in Neila and the Avoda again
Workshop 15: What is allowed in a Purim service?
Workshop 16: Chanukah
Workshop 17: Weekday Mincha & Ma'ariv services
Workshop 18: Practicum Weekday services
Workshop 19: Practicum Shabbat & Chagim services
Workshop 20: Practicum High Holidays
Workshop 21: Working with nusach for Yamim Noraim nieuw
Workshop Danny Maseng 2011
Lecture: Chassidic Music part 1
Lecture: Chassidic Music part 2
Lecture: High Holiday nusach: what, when, where?
Companion document: Guidelines for the HHD Nusach
Lecture: Contemporary American Jewish Music
Lecture: Synagogue Music in Amsterdam
Companion document: Literature on Synagogue Music in Amsterdam
Lecture: Comparison of Kol Nidré traditions (A. Boeckler)
Companion document: Kol Nidré Presentation
Lecture: Introduction to the Neila Service (AB & DL)
Lecture: Minor Festivals, Days of mourning (A. Boeckler)
Companion document: Minor Festivals, Days of mourning
Lecture: Salamone di Rossi, his time and music
Lecture: Introduction to the music of the minor festivals