Sipur (Story), Song, Op. 266 (1956)

Netania Davrath, Soprano
Marc Lavry, Conductor
Kol Zion Lagola Choir (The Broadcasting Service Choir)
Kol Israel Symphony Orchestra (The Broadcasting Service Orchestra)

Variations: Several arrangements are available for the song:

  • Voice with Piano
  • Choir and Orchestra

Lyrics: Ora Shem-Or

Duration: 6:01 minutes

Publisher: The Marc Lavry Heritage Society

The song was composed right after the 1956 Sinai war. The lyrics tell about a Yuval, a soldier who dies in the war. The song uses Yuval’s journey as a metaphor to that of the Israelites in desert, from Egypt to the land of Israel.

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