Roeh Tzon (Shepherd), Song, Op. 225 No. 2 (1950)

Recording from April 9, 1952 Shoshana Shoshan, Soprano Max Lampel, Piano Solo: Voice Lyrics: Avraham Shlonsky Duration: 1:50 minutes Publisher: The Marc Lavry Heritage Society Synopsis: Lavry composed two of his friend poet Avraham Shlonsky’s poems. Zemer (Tune) had become one of best known songs in the Hebrew repertoire while Roeh Tzon is still waiting…

Me’arat Hatishbi (Elijah’s Cave), Song, Op. 316 (1962)

Recorded in Jerusalem 1962 Lucie Arnon, Soprano Marc Lavry, Conductor The Kol Israel Symphony Orchestra (The Broadcasting Service Orchestra) Variations: Three arrangements are available for the song: Voice and Piano Voice and Orchestra A-Cappella Choir Duration: 5:17 minutes Lyrics: Shmuel Hupert Publisher: The Marc Lavry Heritage Society Synopsis: Shortly before moving to the city of…

Boker Al Hachof (Morning on the Beach), Song, Op. 285 (1959)

A recording from September 30, 1959: Netania Davrath, Soprano Marc Lavry, Conductor Kol Israel Symphony Orchestra (The Broadcasting Service Orchestra) Solo: Soprano Duration: 2:44 minutes Lyrics: Avraham Broides Publisher: The Marc Lavry Heritage Society (the sheet music is currently missing) Synopsis: In 1959, Lavry wrote three popular songs: Kach Tov Li (I Feel So Good),…

Shir Hashririm (The Muscles Song), Song, Op. 307 (1961)

An anthem of the seventh international rally of Hapoel Association Recording: Not yet available Variations: Two arrangements are available for the song: Voice and piano Symphonic band Orchestration: pic,1,1,3,1 -3,3,3,1-baritone -perc Duration: 3:00 minutes Lyrics: Yossi Gamzu (see Hebrew lyrics) Additional details: email music@marclavry.org Synopsis: The song Shir Hashririm (The Muscle Song) was composed in…

The Flower Symphony, Op. 338 (1964)

Prelude – Chavatzelet Hasharon – Hatzabar – Rakefet – Chamtitz – Zer Prachim Recording: Not yet available Choir: Children’s Choir Orchestration: Woodwind Orchestra; Plucked Instruments Orchestra Duration: 30 minutes Publisher: The Marc Lavry Heritage Society Synopsis: Lavry composed the Flower Symphony for the opening of the 1964 Annual International Flower Exhibition that was held in…

Let My People Go, Movie (1965)

Writer, Producer and Director: Marshall Flaum Duration: 45:40 minutes Synopsis: In 1965 the David Wolper Production Studio commissioned music for the documentary epic “Let My People Go” from Marc Lavry. The film describes the struggle of the Jewish people for over 2000 years and the creation of the state of Israel. Lavry composed the music…

Deadline for Danny (Danny V’Aliza), Movie (1954-5)

Producer and Director: Baruch Dienar Duration: 40:40 minutes Synopsis: A young Israeli boy bravely fights to keep his pet cow condemned to be slaughtered during the austerity period.