Kineret (Sea of Galilee), Symphonic Poem, Op. 244 (1951)

Recording: Not yet available Orchestration: pic,2,2,eh,2,2-3,3,3,1-timp+3-hp,str Duration: 18 minutes Publisher: The Marc Lavry Heritage Society Synopsis: Marc Lavry’s Symphonic Poem Kineret is based on his song Kineret composed to the lyrics of Avigdor Hameiri in 1939. Programmatic in nature, the music describes Lake Kineret (the Sea of Galilee), its landscape, and the fickle nature of…

Ma Tovu (How Goodly), Song, Op. 218 (1948)

A recording from November 16, 1952: David Halperin, Tenor Marc Lavry, Conductor Kol Zion Lagola Choir (The Broadcasting Service Choir) Kol Israel Symphony Orchestra (The Broadcasting Service Orchestra) Variations: Ma Tovu comes in two arrangements: Tenor or baritone, choir with organ or piano String orchestra Lyrics: From the Jewish morning prayer (Shacharit) Duration: 4:10 minutes…

Israeli Rhapsody for Accordion and Orchestra, Op. 317 (1963)

Yehuda Oppenheimer, Accordion Sergio Commisiona, Conductor N.D.R. Radio Symphony Orchestra of Hamburg Solo: Accordion Orchestration: 1,1,2,1-2,3,1,0-timp+1-hp-str Duration: 10:18 minutes Publisher: The Marc Lavry Heritage Society Synopsis: In 1963 the renowned accordion player, Yehuda Oppenheimer, asked Lavry to compose a piece for accordion and orchestra. Because significant compositions for accordion are scarce Lavry was compelled to…

Orit Mesaperet (Orit’s Stories), Cantata for Children, Op. 253 (1954)

A Dec. 14, 1954 recording: Yaffa Yarkoni, Voice Marc Lavry, Conductor Kol Zion Lagola Choir (The Broadcasting Service Choir) Instrumental Ensemble Variations: Three arrangements are available for the composition: Voice and Piano Choir and Orchestra Voice, Choir and Orchestra Lyrics: Michael Desheh Duration: 20:00 minutes Publisher: The Marc Lavry Heritage Society Synopsis: The cantata for…

Suite for Violin and Orchestra, Op. 85 (1939)

Introduction (Allegro Maestoso) – Allegro Moderato – Adagio – Allegro (Rikud-Dance) A recording from the premiere in Jerusalem on February 19, 1939: Sasha Parnes, violin Marc Lavry, conductor Palestine Broadcasting Service Orchestra Orchestration: 2,2,2,2-4,2,3,0-hp-perc-str Duration: 20:00 minutes Publisher: The Marc Lavry Heritage Society Synopsis: Suite for Violin and Orchestra was premiered on February 19, 1939…

Galil, Suite for Small Orchestra, Op. 62 (1938)

Andante – Caravan – Hora Recordings: Not yet Available Orchestration: pic/fl, cl/bcl, tpt, pn, str Duration: 25 minutes Publisher: The Marc Lavry Heritage Society Synopsis: Galil, Suite for Small Orchestra, premiered on May 5, 1938.

Three Jewish Dances for Violin and Orchestra, Op. 192a (1945)

Sher – Yemenite Wedding Dance – Hora Note: This version is for Violin and Orchestra. There is also a version for Violin and Piano (Op. 192) and a version for Piano Solo (Op. 190.) There is also Opus 192, a version for Violin and Piano, and a version for Piano Solo (Op. 190.) Live recording…

Concerto for Two Flutes, Cello and Piano, Op. 262 (1956)

Allegro Moderato – Andante (Pastorale) – Vivo (Dance) Recorded in 1957 by the “Dalet Klei Shir” Hanoch Tel-Oren, Sharona Tel-Oren – Flutes Itzhak Blasberger – Cello Neli Ben-Or – Piano Duration: 16:00 minutes Publisher: The Marc Lavry Heritage Society Synopsis: The Concerto for Two Flutes, Cello and Piano consists of three movements: Allegro Moderato Andante…

Boa Dodi (Come, My Beloved), Song, Op. 222 (1949)

Track 1: Recorded April 4, 1956: Hanna Aharoni, Soprano Marc Lavry, Conductor & Piano Kol Israel Symphony Orchestra (The Broadcasting Service Orchestra) Note: The arrangement in this recording was created specifically for singer Hannah Aharoni who has a unique range of four octaves. Track 2: Recorded: February 7, 1956 Shoshana Damari, Voice Marc Lavry, Conductor…

Shir Eres (Lullaby), Song, Op. 48 (1937)

A historic recording of the song Shir Eres for alto, choir and orchestral accompaniment: Tsiporah Kuperman, Alto Marc Lavry, Conductor Kol Zion Lagola Choir Kol Israel Symphony Orchestra (The Broadcasting Service Orchestra) Variations: Three arrangements are available for the song: Voice (Mezzo-Soprano, Alto) and Piano Voice (Mezzo-Soprano, Alto), Choir and Orchestra A Cappella Lyrics: Shaul…