Kacha Merakdim Beyisrael (That’s The Way We Dance In Israel), Song, Op. 243 No. 2 (1952)

Track 1: Variation for Voice and Orchestra performed by Shoshana Damari Recorded in Belgium, August 11, 1964 Shoshana Damari, Voice Moshe Vilenski, Conductor The Belgian-Flemish Broadcasting Service Orchestra Track 2: Variation for Voice, Choir and Orchestra featuring by Yaffa Yarkoni Recorded October 19, 1952 Yaffa Yarkoni, Voice Hanan Vinternitz and his band Track 3: Variation…

Israeliana, Suite for Violin and Orchestra, Op. 258a (1955)

Prelude – Flocks – Feast Dance – Hamsin (Heatwave) – Ancient Oriental Dance – Druze Dance Note: This version (Op. 258a) is for Violin and Orchestra. Israeliana Op. 258 is written for Symphonic Orchestra, Op. 258b is for Violin and Piano, and Op. 258c for Piano Solo. A live recording from a concert at the…

Israeliana, Suite for Orchestra, Op. 258 (1955)

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

Negev, Symphonic Poem, Op. 251 (1954)

Live recording, Jerusalem, January 25, 1962: Marc Lavry, Conductor The Kol Israel Symphony Orchestra (The Broadcasting Service Orchestra) Orchestration: pic,2,2/eh,2,-4,3,3,1-timp+3-str Duration: 15 minutes Publisher: The Marc Lavry Heritage Society Synopsis: In 1953, Prime-Minister David Ben-Gurion resigned from his government position and settled in the Negev desert. Lavry, in his usual manner, reacted to the event…

Menachem Mendel The Dreamer, Suite, Op. 105 (1940)

Overture – Dance – The Train – Theme and Variation – Polka Marc Lavry, Conductor Kol Israel Symphony Orchestra (The Broadcasting Service Orchestra) Note: This version (Op. 105) is for Symphonic Orchestra. Menachem Mendel Op. 103 is written for a theatrical play. Orchestration: 1/pic,1,2,asx,1–2,2,1,1–hp,accordion-timp+2-str Duration: 15:34 minutes Publisher: The Marc Lavry Heritage Society Synopsis: Marc…

Concertino for Flute and Chamber Orchestra, Op. 245 (1952)

Procession – Pastorale – Hora Note: In addition to this version, Lavry created an adaptation of this Concertino for Harmonica and Orchestra, Op. 245a. Recording: Not yet available Solo: Flute Orchestration: String Orchestra -2perc-pn Duration: 13 minutes Publisher: The Marc Lavry Heritage Society Synopsis: There Concertino consists of three movements: Procession – Allegro Pastorale –…

Jerusalem, Symphonic Poem, Op. 43 (1936)

Note: This version (Op. 43) is for Chamber Orchestra. Jerusalem Op. 43a is written for Symphonic Orchestra. Recording: Not yet available Orchestration: 1,0,1,0–0,1,0,0–perc-hp-str Duration: 13 minutes Publisher: The Marc Lavry Heritage Society Synopsis: Symphonic Poem Jerusalem, Op. 43, was first performed in Jerusalem on September 26, 1936 by the Palestinian Symphony Orchestra.

Jerusalem, Symphonic Poem, Op. 43a (1937)

Note: This version (Op. 43a) is for Symphonic Orchestra. Jerusalem Op. 43 is written for Chamber Orchestra. A live recording from a May 29, 2016 in Trieste, Italy: David Cassali, Conductor Trieste Orchestra Orchestration: pic/2,2,2,2–4,2,3,0–timp+2-hp-str Duration: 13 minutes Publisher: The Marc Lavry Heritage Society

Concertino for Harmonica and Chamber Orchestra, Op. 245a (1952)

Procession – Pastorale – Hora Note: The original version of the concertino was written for Flute and Orchestra, Op. 245. Solo: Harmonica Orchestration: String Orchestra – 2perc-pn Duration: 13 minutes Publisher: The Marc Lavry Heritage Society Synopsis: At the request of the world-renown Harmonica player, Larry Adler, Lavry made an adaptation of the solo flute…

Three Pieces for Harp, Op. 282 (1959)

David’s Psalm – Yemenite Wedding Dance – Debka Solo: Harp Duration: 9 minutes Publisher: The Marc Lavry Heritage Society Recordings: Not yet available Synopsis: These three short solos for Harp were composed in 1959 during the first Israeli Harp Competition. David’s Psalm displays the long sustained sound of the harp Yemenite Wedding Dance is lyrical…