Below are some beautiful Modzitzer Niggunim for which the Modzitzer Chassidus is famous. The soloist and arranger of most of them is Harav Ben Zion Shenker, who has been preserving the Modzitzer musical tradition for more than half a century. He Started in 1941 as the Imrei Shaul's musical transciber/secretary. Presently he is the leading Baal Tefila in the Modzitzer Shteeble of New York. Not only has he done a phenomenal job of maintaining the Modzitzer musical tradition, but he is also one of the leading composers of Chassidic music in his own right.
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|Vald Niggun||The famous Vald Niggun Composed by the Divrei Yisrael 5677 (1917), while traveling through the forest, Instrumental.|
|Asher Bara||Sung at weddings, Composed by the Imrei Shaul 5702 (1942)|
|Kadshenu||Another Kadshenu, Composed by the Imrei Shaul 5690 (1929 / 1930)|
|Habet Meshamaim||Habet Meshamaim, from Vhu Rachum, Composed by the Imrei Shaul 5705 (1945)|
|Eliahu Hanavi||Eliahu Hanavi, sung after Havdala, Composed by the Imrei Shaul, 5705 (1945)|
|Hiskavtzu Melachim||From Hakofos on Simchas Torah, Composed by the Imrei Shaul 5685 (1924)|
|Hayom T'amtzeinu||Sung regularly after Musaf on Yamim Noraim, Composed by the Imrei Shaul 5690 (1929)|
|Sissu V'simchu||Composed by the Imrei Aish 5720 (1959)|
|V'samachta B'chagecha||V'samachta Composed by the Imrei Aish, 5729 (1968)|
|Bemotzoei Yom Menucha||Sung on Motzei Shabbos, Composed by the Imrei Shaul 5696 (1935)|
|Yedid Nefesh||Yedid Nefesh, Composed by the Imrei Shaul 5698 (1937)|
|Chasun's Niggun||A Violin version of a very old and famous Niggun, Sung at every Modzitzer wedding when the Chasun and Kallah come to the Chupah (I called it Yedid Nefesh 2 before) Composed by the Divrei Yisrael 5660 (1899)|
|Omar Hashem 2||This is from the very first Chassidic music record (1955), Composed by the Imrei Shaul 5690 (1930)|
|Mimkomcha||Sung for Kedusha on Shabbos, Composed by the Imrei Aish 5713 (1952)|
|Ani Maamin||The famous Ani Maamin. Composed by Reb Ezriel David Fastag HY"D on the way to Treblinka, 1942, sung by R' Mordechai ben David
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|The First Opera||The very famous First Opera composed by The Imre Shaul in 1920, Instrumental. About 13 Min. long.|
|Menucha V'Simcha||A lovely waltz sung to Menucha V'Simcha, For the Shabbos table. Composed by The Imre Shaul in 1930.|
|Lcho Dodi||Lcho Dodi, for Shabbos Composed by the Imre Shaul in 1917.|
|Lo SeVoshi||Lo Sevoshi, for Shabbos Composed by the Imre Eish in 1944.|
|Tovim M'Oros||Instrumental format, Composed by the Imrei Shaul on his first trip to Eretz Yisroel - in 1925. when he visited the Kosel Ma'Aravi. He said Kiddush Levonoh and sang this for Tovim M'Oros.|
|Rikud||Rikud, A dance Niggun|
|Hodu Lashem||Hodu LaShem Ki Tov.|
|Bne Vescha||Bne Vescha|
|Ko Keili||Ko Keili, A tfilah from Yom Tov.|
|B'Tzais Yisrael||B'Tzais Yisrael, for Pesach.|
|Kol TzeHala||A nice lively Niggun for weddings Composed by Harav Ben Zion Shenker, in 1971|
|Modzitzer waltz||A beautiful waltz instrumental, Composed by the Imrei Shaul ifor the wedding of his son Yitzchak 1940's.|
|Mizmor L'David||Reb Yisrael's Song of the Homeless, Composed by the Divrei Yisrael 1914. The Story|
|Hamavdil||Sung after Havdala.|
|Omar Hashem L'Yakov||Sung on Motzai Shabbos, Composed by The Divrei Yisrael about 1890.|
|Mechalkel Chaim||The famous Mechalkel Chaim, Composed by the Imrei Shaul 1926.|
|Kadish||Kadish, sung after Mussaf.Composed by the Imrei Shaul in the 1920's|
|Kadshenu||Kadshenu, Composed by the Present Rebbe Shlita. 1986|
|Kel Adon||A rousing march guaranteed to wake them up, as is the case of almost all Modzitzer Niggunim Can and is sung to many Tfillos. The Imrei Shaul, 1939|
|Ashrenu||The Imrei Shaul, 1928|
|Ein Kitzva||A very famous march, composed by R' Kaufman Yidel Edelson HY"D|
|Kadish||Instrumental format, often sung to Shir HaMaalos, Composed by the Imrei Esh in 1955 as Kaddish for Yamim Noraim.|
|Hamavdil||Hamavdil, Composed by Harav Ben Zion Shenker, From the very first record of Chasidic Music.|
|Eishes Chayil||Eishes Chayil Composed by Harav Ben Zion Shenker, Probably one of the most popular Chasidic Melodies.|
|Kadish||Kadish, sung after Mussaf.Composed by the Imrei Shaul in the 1920's. Played by the Israeli Philharmonic.|
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