Shira ḥadasha (Morning Liturgy)
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Shira ḥadasha is part of the liturgy of every morning service. It concludes the benedictions following the recitation of the basic Judaic credo known as k’ri’at sh’ma. It quotes two biblical verses: Exodus 15:18, where the words shira ḥadasha (a new song [of praise]) refer to the first proclamation of God as King; and Isaiah 47:4. The 18th-century (and probably earlier) usage of this tune is confirmed by a version in the 1857 London volume for a different text, y’huda v’yisra’el, which contains similar phrases.