Category Archives: Theater

Menachem Mendel The Dreamer, Op. 103 (1939)

Note: This version (Op. 103) is for Theater. Menachem Mendel Op. 105 is a suite written for Symphonic Orchestra.

Orchestration: 1/pic,1,2,asx,1–2,2,1,1–hp,accordion-timp+2-str

Duration: 55 minutes

Publisher: The Marc Lavry Heritage Society

Synopsis:
Marc Lavry composed the music for Shalom Aleichem’s play that was premiered by the Ohel Theatre on October 25, 1939.
In 1940 he composed a Suite for Orchestra based on the music he originally wrote for the play.…

Masaot Benjamin III (Benjamin the Third’s Travels), Op. 34 (1936)

Recording: Not yet Available

Orchestration: 1/pic,0,1,0-1,2,1,0- per-pn-str

Duration: 40 minutes

Play by: Mendele Mocher Hasfarim

Publisher: The Marc Lavry Heritage Society

Synopsis:

The music for Mendele Mocher Hasfarim’s play was written for the Ohel Theatre production that premiered on July 21, 1936.
Lavry orchestrated the music to suit the instruments available at the theater’s lean orchestra…