Israeli Dances, Suite, Op. 204 (1946)

Shepherd Dance – Monotonous – Guards – Yemenite Dance – Hora – Debka

A recording from the late 1940s:
George Singer, Conductor
Kol Israel Symphony Orchestra (The Broadcasting Service Orchestra)

Orchestration: 2/pic,2,eh,2,2,-3,3,3,0-timp+3-hp,pn-str

Duration: 20 minutes

Publisher: The Marc Lavry Heritage Society

Synopsis:
Israeli Dances was one of Lavry’s most popular compositions. It was performed by Paul Paray, Geoge Singer in his first tour in Russia, and by other conductors around the globe.
Originally Lavry named the composition “Palestinian Rhythms” but in 1947, but when the UN voted in favor of establishing of the State of Israel, he changed the title to Israeli Dances.

 

Performances:

“Monotonous” at the Israel Symphony Orchestra Rishon LeZion Concert
The Israel Symphony Orchestra Rishon LeZion will perform Monotonous from the suite Israeli Dances, Opus 204 by Marc Lavry.
Conductor: Karl-Heinz Steffens

The concerts will be held at the Heichal Hatarbut hall in Rishon LeZion on January 2, 4, 5, 2014.

For more information and tickets please go to the Israel Symphony Orchestra Rishon LeZion page.

Lavry at the Israel Symphony Orchestra Rishon LeZion Concert
The Israel Symphony Orchestra Rishon LeZion will perform Hora from the suite Israeli Dances, Opus 204 by Marc Lavry.
Conductor: Yaron Traub

The concerts will be at the Heichal Hatarbut hall in Rishon LeZion on December 14, 16, 17, 2013, and at the Israel Opera House, Performing Arts Center in Tel Aviv on December 15, 2013.

For more information and tickets please go to the Israel Symphony Orchestra Rishon LeZion page.

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