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Remake of R’ Sholom’s Niggun

Singer Nemouel Harroch released a music video of a joyous niggun composed by Chabad vocalist R' Sholom Charitonov OBM. Video

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"ki hinei kachoimer"
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"ki hinei kachoimer"

FOR THE RECORD: This Nigun ” Ki Hinei Kachoimer” Was Composed By Harav Hachosid Reb Aharon Charitonow ob”m, one of the older brothers of Harav Hachosid Hatomim reb Sholom Charitonow ob”m. Avrohom Charitonow.

Correction
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Correction

This is NOT shalom’s rather his brother Ahron niggun.

awsome
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awsome

beautiful

Beautifully done!
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Beautifully done!

very moving album!

Gives me the chills
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Gives me the chills

. really Hartizger nigun…beautiful….!!

Very Smooth
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Very Smooth

The nigun sounds very smooth. The points and and sharp edges of the souls outcry have been filed and sanded down to a smooth and rounded finish

As a baal menagen
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As a baal menagen

I’ll have to agree with 1 and 2. It’s Reb Aharon’s niggun not Reb sholom’s

Needs Some Research ?
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Needs Some Research ?

It may be that Reb Aharon put the words כי הנה כחומר to the nigun, but it may be one of those nigunim which was נתברר from outside sources. I can tell you that I was told by an elderly Hungarian Jew (he was in his early 80’s at the time) that this tune is an old Hungarian Lullaby. He sang me the entire song with its Hungarian words as he remembers it vividly from the days his mother would rock him to sleep with it.. Needless to say I was surprised but his rendition of the tune was virtually… Read more »

TO. NO. 8
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TO. NO. 8

Harav Hachosid Reb Aharon Charitonow, from what we know, Composed More Than 200 Nigunim, And He Was A Very Original Person in Every Aspect. And He Definatly Didn’t Need Any Outside Sources… And This is The Fact That He Composed This Nigun. “Ki Hinei KaChoimer” As You can Hear in the nigun ITSELF the pirush hamilois of the “ki hinei Kachoimer”. And in my Opinion: saying that Any of The Charitonow Composers, Harav Hachosid reb Avrohom Charitonow – who was all Ready A Yungerman in the Times of the Tzemach Tzedek – and was Nifter Tof Reish Ayin Beis. Or… Read more »

To No 9
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To No 9

I understand where you are coming from (especially if you have the זכות to be personally invested). I did not ח”ו intend any העדר הכבוד and certainly know that all the Charitonov מחברים were exceptional composers and profound Chassidim. I merely raised a muse in conversation (on a forum meant to stimulate friendly conversation) about this one particular nigun. I stated a fact: -I myself heard from an old timer a similar tune and the man himself described it as an old lullaby. The language was Hungarian (not Russian, thus diminishing the chance that it was lifted by the local… Read more »

Not knowledgeable enough, but wondering
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Not knowledgeable enough, but wondering

This niggun, although beautiful and hartzig, does sound a bit different than the average Charitonow style niggun. Just saying.

Beautiful!
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Beautiful!

I would love to know more background on this nigun. When was it taught? When was it brought to Lubavitch? Which Rebbe taught it?

Sefer Hanigunim #66
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Sefer Hanigunim #66

In Sefer Hanigunim, this nigun is #66 and is attributed to R.Sholom Charitonow. What is the source for the other opinions?

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