Ahasver (The Wandering Jew), Symphonic Poem, Op. 23 (1931)

Recording: Not available Orchestration: 2,2,3,2-4,3,3,1-tmp+3-hp-str Duration: 20:00 minutes Publisher: The Marc Lavry Heritage Society Synopsis: Lavry composed the symphonic poem Ahasver, The Wandering Jew, while he was the conductor of the Berlin City Symphony Orchestra. At that time Lavry began to address Jewish topics in his composition. In 1931 Lavry attempted to write his first…

Andante for Orchestra – Tefilah (Prayer), Orchestral Movement, Op. 21 (1931)

Recording: Not available Orchestration: 2,2,eh,3,3-4,2,3,1-timp+2-hp-str Duration: 15:00 minutes Publisher: The Marc Lavry Heritage Society Synopsis: In 1931 Lavry attempted to write his first symphony, Symphony No. 1, Op. 21. Upon completing the symphony, Lavry, who had already composed a large repertoire, felt that the composition did not meet his expectations of a first symphony. He…

Eretz Israel March No. 2 (The Brigade March), Op. 184 (1945)

March for Symphonic Band Recording: Not yet available Orchestration: pic,1,1,3,asx, tsx,bsx,-3,3,3,0-baritone,euphonium-2db-2perc Duration: 4:00 minutes Publisher: The Marc Lavry Heritage Society           We’d like to thank Amit Gur who found the composition at the Shadmi collection at the Israeli National Library and brought to our attention.

Chayei Adam (Life Cycle), Suite Grotesque, Op. 290 (1959)

A baby is born – Skating – By the campfire – First love – Military service – Wedding – The boss and young secretary – Political speech – Aging – Regressing back to childhood & Finale Recording from 1959: Marc Lavry, Conductor Entertainment Ensemble of Kol Israel Itzhak Shimoni, Narrator Orchestration: pic,1,1,eh,1,bc,1-2,2,1,0- pn,cel, accordion-timp+2 -str…

Concerto for Piano and Orchestra, Op. 10 (1931)

Note: This composition was written specifically for a Bechstein-Moor grand piano, which has two keyboards. Solo: Bechstein-Moor piano Orchestration: 2,2,2,2-4,2,3,1-timp+1-str Duration: 22:00 minutes Publisher: The Marc Lavry Heritage Society Recording: Not yet available Synopsis: The Concerto for Piano and Orchestra, Opus 10, was the first composition ever written for a two-keyboard piano, the Bechstein-Moor grand…

Hayom Shabbat (Today is the Sabbath), Song, Op. 319 (1962)

Ronenay Hacarmel Choir Marc Lavry (Conductor) Variations: Three arrangements are available for the song: A Cappella Choir Solo and Piano Solo and Orchestra Lyrics: Michael Desheh Duration: 1:35 minuntes Additional details: email music@marclavry.org Lyrics: Hayom Shabbat/Michael Desheh (transliterated from Hebrew to English) Hayom lashemesh yoter or, Hayom raki’a ram, tahor, Hatziporim smechot gam hen, Velaprachim…

Shir Le’Eilat (Song for Eilat), Song, Op. 320 (1962)

Recording: Not Available yet Variations: Three arrangements are available for the song: A Cappella Choir Solo and Piano Solo and Orchestra Lyrics: Michael Desheh Duration: 2:40 Publisher: The Marc Lavry Heritage Society Lyrics: Shir Le’Eilat/Michael Desheh (transliterated from Hebrew to English) Beinot risey tzurim, besa’arot yamim, Ayelet yam alit, yafa vachasufa; Tirot harey rikma otrot…

Yom Huledet (Birthday), A Children’s Play in Three Scenes, Op. 240 (1951)

Track 1: Ba’a Ba’a Hatizmoret – 1978 recording:       From the album Uga, Uga       Voice: Ruhama       Producer and arranger: Yurik Ben-David Track 2: Ba’a Ba’a Hatizmoret – 1968 recording:       From the album 51 Children Songs       The Bet Hakerem School Children’s Choir, Jerusalem       Producer and arranger: Roni Ozer Variations: Three arrangements are available for the composition: Voice…

Shnei Orchim (Two Visitors), Song, Op. 200 No.1 (1946)

Note: The song Shnei Orchim is part of a collection of children’s songs Opus 200: No. 1: Shnei Orchim (Two Visitors) No. 2: Parpar Aviv (Spring Butterfly) No. 3: Habuba Vehabubonet (The Big Doll and the Small Doll) No. 4: Dani Gibor (Brave Danny) No. 5: Mischak (Game) Track 1: Shnei Orchim from the Album…

Parpar Aviv (Spring Butterfly), Song, Op. 200 No. 2 (1946)

Note: The song Parpar Aviv is part of a collection of children’s songs Opus 200: No. 1: Shnei Orchim (Two Visitors) No. 2: Parpar Aviv (Spring Butterfly) No. 3: Habuba Vehabubonet (The Big Doll and the Small Doll) No. 4: Dani Gibor (Brave Danny) No. 5: Mischak (Game) Parpar Aviv for Voice and Piano –…