Selichot Hoshana Rabbah
On Hoshana Rabbah, Selichot are said before the Shacharit. As it is already day, we put on Tallit before the Selichot, but because it is Medianos (chol hamoed) we donít put on Tefillin.
Congregants must stand during the 13 Midot (Thirteen Attributes of Mercy ויעבור Ė וסלחת). If there is no Minjan, we skip the 13 Midot, but not the Aramaic texts. The Shofar is blown during the 13 Midot , followed by תוֹדִיעֵנִי.
The recordings of the Selichot are on NN tape 9 & tape 10 till minute 5:11. Unfortunately, tape 9 is missing, and with it most of the Selichot service. I therefore used the Selichot for Kippur (tapes 28 onwards) where possible and added some parts which are not available there.
(*): only if there is Minjan
 The blowing during the Hoshana Rabbah Limund is mentioned in the book סדר קריאה ותיקן Amsterdam 1717, but was not done, at least post ww2. It was re (?) introduced by rabbi Haliba in the 1980th.
 This minhag is not mentioned anywhere. Not in the various Seder Hazzanut manuscripts, nor in the different Moadim prayer books. This is in contrast to the blowing during the Hakafot, which is mentioned in all sources. We do however remember that the post ww2 Tokea. Mr. I.L. Palache, used to blow during the Selichot. Possibly this minhag was introduced by Haham Pereira, and brought from The Hague, where he was Haham before the war. There is no proof for this theory and no way to verify, as that generation is no longer with us. See also beating the Aravot.
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