Stalingrad, Symphonic Poem, Op. 167 (1942)

Stalingrad score, handwritten by Marc Lavry

Stalingrad score, handwritten by Marc Lavry

Recording: Not yet available

Orchestration: 2,2,2,2,cbn-4,3,3,1-timp+2-str

Duration: 18 minutes

Publisher: The Marc Lavry Heritage Society

Synopsis:

Lavry often documented current events and his reactions through musical composition.
In 1942 the news of the ferocious war between the Germans and the Russians in Stalingrad reached Israel and inspired Lavry to compose the Symphonic Poem ‘Stalingrad’.

Performances

Premier: United Nation Music Festival in Alexandria, Egypt
November 6, 1943
The Israel Philharmonic Orchestra
George Singer, Conductor

Performance in Tel Aviv, Israel
1944
The Israeli Philharmonic Orchestra
George Singer, Conductor

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