Anu Banu Artza (We Came Here) – Suite Espresso

Emek, Symphonic Poem, Op. 45 (1937)

A historical performance conducted by Marc Lavry: Lavry performed the Symphonic Poem Emek numerous times with different orchestras around the globe. This is one of the few remaining recordings. Marc Lavry, Conductor Kol Israel Symphony Orchestra (The Broadcasting Service Orchestra) Year: Unknown Unfortunately, the first second of the recording is missing. Orchestration: 2/pic,2,eh,2,2,-4,3,3,1-timp+2-str Duration: 16…

Woodwind Quintet, Suite for Flute, Oboe, Clarinet, Bassoon and Horn (1957)

Overture – Waltz – Children’s Song – March – Meriva (Quarrel) – Hora Recorded by the Woodwind Quintet of the Kol Israel Symphony Orchestra (The Broadcasting Service Orchestra) in 1957. Instruments: Flute, Oboe, Clarinet, Bassoon, Horn Duration: 10 minutes Publisher: The Marc Lavry Heritage Society Synopsis: Marc Lavry’s Woodwind Quintet consists of 6 short movements…

Symphony No. 4, Op. 268 (1957)

Live concert in 1958: Shalom Ronly-Riklis, Conductor Kol Israel Symphony Orchestra (The Broadcasting Service Orchestra) Orchestration: pic,2,2,eh,2,bcl,2-4,3,3,1-timp+2-hp,cel-str Duration: 23 minutes Publisher: The Marc Lavry Heritage Society Synopsis: The Symphony consists of three movements: Andante Maestoso Lyrical Andante Largo

Three Jewish Dances for Piano, Op. 190 (1945)

Sher – Yemenite Wedding Dance – Hora Note: This version is for Piano Solo. There are also versions for Violin and Piano (Opus 192) and Violin and Orchestra (Op. 192a). Solo: Piano Duration: 9 minutes Publisher: The Marc Lavry Heritage Society Recordings: Not yet available Synopsis: A decade after immigrating to Israel Lavry wrote a…

Kineret, Song, Op. 89 (1939)

Solo: Soprano Variations: Two arrangements are available for the song: Voice and Piano Voice and Orchestra Lyrics: Avigdor Hameiri Duration: 3:20 minutes Additional details: email music@marclavry.org Synopsis: The poem describes the Kineret (Sea of Galilee), the beautiful calm landscape that surround it and regards the lake a miracle. The words, their rhythm and the landscape…

Dan Hashomer (Dan the Guard), Opera, Op. 158 (1941-2)

Excerpts from a historical recording of the Opera Dan Hashomer, conducted by Marc Lavry around 1950: Paulo Gorin, Baritone Abraham Wilkomirsky, Tenor Shoshana Shoshan, Soprano Ina Goldenstein, Soprano Kol Zion Lagola Choir (The Broadcasting Service Choir) Kol Israel Symphony Orchestra (The Broadcasting Service Orchestra) Solo: 3S, T, 2Bar, B Choir: Mixed Choir Orchestration: 2/pic,2/eh,2,2-3,3,3,1-timp+2-hp-str Lyrics:…

Pictures from Jerusalem, Suite for Orchestra, Op. 293 (1960)

From the Top of Mount Scopus – David’s Tower – An Oriental Suburb – The Wailing Wall – The Market – From the Top of Mount Scopus Recording of the first performance of the composition, around the year 1960: Mendy Rodan, Conductor The Kol Israel Symphony Orchestra (The Broadcasting Service Orchestra) Note: Part III, An…

Israeliana, Suite for Violin and Piano, Op. 258b (1955)

Prelude – Flocks – Feast Dance – Hamsin (Heatwave) – Ancient Oriental Dance – Druze Dance Note: This version (Op. 258b) is for Violin and Piano. Israeliana, Op. 258 is written for Symphonic Orchestra, Op. 258a is for Violin and Orchestra, and Op. 258c for Piano Solo. Recording: Not yet available. A recording is available…

Symphony No. 2 (Independence Symphony), Op. 233 (1950)

For Voice, Choir and Orchestra A 1951 recording: Naomi Zuri (Mezzo Soprano) Marc Lavry (Conductor) Kol Zion Lagola Choir (The Broadcasting Service Choir) Kol Israel Symphony Orchestra (The Broadcasting Service Orchestra) Solo: Baritone or Mezzo Soprano Choir: Mixed Choir Orchestration: 2,2,eh,3,2asx,tsx,2-4,3,3,1-timp+3-hp-str Duration: 27:00 minutes Lyrics: Avraham Broides, Avigdor Hame’iri Publisher: The Marc Lavry Heritage Society…