#48 Shofetim  (Maqam Ajam)

Maqam Ajam - Named for the Arabic word for 'Persian,' is applied upon joyous occasions. Though the notes that comprise its scale are the same as those of the Western major scale, its performance in an Arabic setting includes modulations offering alternative colors.


Righteousness righteousness pursue it 

followed by the bride of G*d. Please do not

plant a goddess tree near the altar of G*d.

Bride of G*d reunited with her consort; justice 

then myth.


King and his consort, goddess and her 

beloved, Queen and her lover re-united; it feels 

good good the symmetry of return, rectifying 

something broken, separated long ago –


Now -- they are married.