Adon Olam – Traditional or One Cornetto

“Its not over till the fat lady sings” is a reference to the Opera Diva. In the synagogue however its not over until Adon Olam is sung. Adon Olam is a hymn that we sing in the Jewish liturgy dating back to the 15th century and attributed mostly to Solomon ibn Gabirol.

For those wanting a more in depth article, I refer you to a piece written by Moshe Haschel.

youandus.theus.org.uk/living-and-learning/history-and-culture/adon-alom

Here is our choir singing an Adon Olam by Cantor Avi Albrecht, brother in law of Dudi Fisher.

Here is a video of  myself, Eliot Alderman, Jason Blair and the London Jewish Male Choir singing a selection of Adon Olams. The arrangement is by Stephen Glass.

And now for some you definitely havent heard!!!!!

A South American twist to this Adon Olam by Yehuda Glantz

A beautiful rendition of David De Solas setting of Adon Olam by the Jerusalem Oratoria Chamber Choir

A Jazzy version of Chitmans Adon Olam at a concert  in the Dohany Street Synagogue, Budapest,Hungary

A rock version by American band Pardes

and lastly a version very well liked amongst the young orthodox youth in America called Eden.

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