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Melody of Four Stanzas

Melody of Four Stanzas

Rabbi Schneur Zalman’s Niggun


Musical Notes

A melody, niggun, composed by Rabbi Schneur Zalman of Liadi, the first Chabad rebbe. The song has four stanzas, corresponding to the four spiritual worlds, Atzilut, Beriah, Yetzirah, and Asiyah. Each stanza is intended to elevate the singer and listener to the next spiritual realm.

Due to its holiness, this special melody is sung only on special occasions and dates.

Composed or Taught By
Rabbi Shneur Zalman of Liadi
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November 25, 2013
Beyond words!
August 23, 2013
My name is Chabad
Today 18 Elul 5773 I am celebrating this beautiful melody, with love and gratitude to Rabbi Schneur Zalman, who was born on 18 Elul 1745. May his soul be blessed.
Chabad de Jaeger
Barrydale Little Karoo South Africa
January 4, 2013
the piece was really awesome..........I LOVE IT
January 20, 2012
R Schneur Zalman Niggun
Such feeling, compassion and uplifting emotion as one rises from world to world.
Palm Beach Gardens, Florida
January 19, 2012
Andy Statman
I would also recommend Andy Statman. He is a world class mandolin and clarinet player. Because of his mandolin playing he is a much-sought-after session musician for bluegrass, but he is also a Chabad hasid and has put out a few albums of traditional Jewish music. His album "Wisdom, Understanding, Knowledge" has a number of niggunim in a similar style to this.
Charleston, WV
January 18, 2012
Where can I go to purchase and download this rendering of this music?
Tulsa, OK
January 17, 2012
Who can confirm that this melody is composed by Rabbi Schneur Zalman of Liadi?
August 9, 2011
The true purpose of this Niggun
This niggun is most beautifully enjoyed and uplifting when sung by Chassids during the auspicious occasion when a chattan and Kallah (bride and groom), are standing under the presence of the Holly Shechinah under the Hoopah.
Jerusalem, Israel
November 28, 2010
this is the most amazing niggun, probably my favorite out of all the niggunim i ever heard
cleveland, 44118
September 19, 2008
Wow! I was really moved by this melody, and just in time for Shabbat. We just went through Hurricane Ike, thank G-d we're OK. I needed some lifting today.
Houston, TX

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