Zemer (Tune), Song, Op. 225 no. 1 (1950)

The song Zemer (Tune) is also known as “Night over Mount Gilboa” and by it’s first line “Lo Orchat Gmalim”.

A historic recording from the late 1950’s:
Yaffa Yarkoni, Voice
Marc Lavry, Conductor
Kol Zion Lagola Choir
Kol Israel Symphony Orchestra (The Broadcasting Service Orchestra)

Solo: Voice

Variations: Three arrangements are available for the song:

  • Voice with Orchestra
  • Choir with Orchestra
  • Voice, Choir with Orchestra

Lyrics: Avraham Shlonsky
See lyrics in Hebrew

Duration: 3:30

Publisher: The Marc Lavry Heritage Society

Synopsis:
Like many of Marc Lavry’s popular songs, Zemer has reached the status of Israeli folks song. It is sung to date by individual singers, choirs, singing-groups, in concerts, as well as informal singing gatherings.

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