Yeshan Machmadi (Sleep My Darling), Song, Op. 336 (1963)

Rachel Nachmias, Mezzo-Soprano
Marc Lavry, Conductor
Kol Israel Symphony Orchestra (The Israel Broadcasting Service Orchestra)

Variations: Several arrangements are available for the song:

  • Voice with Piano
  • Voice with Orchestra
  • A Cappella Choir

Lyrics: Yaacov Cohen

Duration: 2:20 minutes

Publisher: The Marc Lavry Heritage Society

The lullaby Yeshan Machmadi (Sleep My Darling) was composed by Lavry in Haifa, Israel on December 29, 1963.

Lyrics: Yeshan Machmadi / Yaacov Cohen
(Transliteration from Hebrew)

Yeshan Machmadi,
Yeshan uvtach.
Kan ya’ar shaket,
Libi hu lach.

Kan ya’ar yarok
Bo or vachom;
Tisba menucha
Ve’eden sham.

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