Category Archives: Harp

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

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 and intimate (as is the Yemenite bride’s slow delicate dance)
  • Debka (Arabic dance) displays the

Five Lyrical Pieces for Harp, Op. 313 (1962)

Marche Grotesque – Chant D’Amour – Melodie Orientale – Berceuse – Chanson Orientale

Recording: Not yet available

Solo: Harp

Duration: 16 minutes

Publisher: The Marc Lavry Heritage Society

These short pieces were written for Lavry’s daughter, Efrat, who at the time was just starting to study the harp:

  • Marche Grotesque (Grotesque March) – Marcia
  • Chant D’Amour (Love Song) – Andante
  • Melodie Orientale (Oriental Melody) – Adagio
  • Berceuse (Lullaby) –