Tag Archive: Israeli Theme

Halamti Halom (I Dreamed a Dream), Op. 220 (1949)

Also known as Chalamti Chalom

Performance: Cantor Zvee Aroni

Lyrics: S. Shalom
See lyrics in Hebrew

Variations: The song Halamti Halom was arranged for:

  • Voice and piano
  • Voice and orchestra

Orchestration: 1,1,1,1-2,2,1,0-timp+1-hp-str

Duration: 4:00 minutes

Additional details: email music@marclavry.org

Synopsis:
The song “Halamti Halom” (I Dreamed a Dream) was written a few months after the establishment of the state of Israel. This is a patriotic song …

At Moledet (You, My Homeland), Song, Op. 77 (1938)

At Moledet for Soprano and Orchestra:
Netania Davrath, Soprano
Marc Lavry, Conductor
Kol Israel Symphony Orchestra (The Broadcasting Service Orchestra)

Solo: Voice

Variations: The song At Moledet was arranged for:

  • Voice and piano
  • Voice and orchestra

Lyrics: Leah Goldberg

Duration: 4:26 minutes

Additional details: email music@marclavry.org

Synopsis:
The song At Moledet (You, My Homeland) is one of the many songs Lavry composed to lyrics by prominent …

Zot Admati (This is my Land), Song, Op. 207 (1947)

Two historic recordings, probably from 1947:
Track 1: Zot Admati for Orchestra
Marc Lavry, Conductor
Kol Israel Symphony Orchestra (The Broadcasting Service Orchestra)

Track 2: Zot Admati for Choir and Orchestra
Marc Lavry, Conductor
Kol Zion Lagola Choir (The Broadcasting Service Choir)
Kol Israel Symphony Orchestra (The Broadcasting Service Orchestra)

Variations: Several arrangements are available for the song:

  • Voice and Piano
  • Choir

Hora, Song, Op. 243 No. 1 (1952)

Note: This song, that begins with the words “Hach baregel mata, mala…” was written two years after Marc Lavry’s popular Hora song Opus 206 No. 3 (Hora nirkoda…)

Hora for voice, choir and orchestra:
A recording from October 19, 1952:
Yaffa Yarkoni, Voice
Marc Lavry, Conductor
Kol Zion Lagola Choir (The Broadcasting Service Choir)
Kol Israel Symphony Orchestra (The Broadcasting Service Orchestra)

Variations: Three …

Hamaccabiah Tsoedet (The Maccabiah Marches), Song, Op. 234 (1950)

Maccabia_3Track 1: Hamaccabiah Tsoedet for voice, choir and orchestra
Original recording from 1950
Naomi Zuri, Mezzo Soprano
Marc Lavry, Conductor
The National Opera Choir
The Israeli Folk Orchestra

Track 2: Hamaccabiah Tsoedet for symphonic band
Shalom Ronly-Riklis, Conductor
Israel Defense Forces Orchestra

Variations: Three arrangements are available for the song:

  • Voice and piano
  • Voice, choir and orchestra
  • Symphonic band

Lyrics: Avraham Broides

Mi Anachnu? (Who Are We?), Song, Op. 261 No. 3 (1956)

Track 1: Variation for choir
Recorded April 15, 1956
Kol Zion Lagola Choir (The Broadcasting Service Choir)
Marc Lavry, Conductor
Kol Israel Symphony Orchestra (The Broadcasting Service Orchestra)

Track 2: Variation for Coloratura Soprano and Choir sung by Hanna Aharoni
Recorded April 9, 1956
Hanna Aharoni, Soprano
Marc Lavry, Conductor
Kol Zion Lagola Choir (The Broadcasting Service Choir)
Kol Israel Symphony Orchestra …

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 Haifa, Israel, Lavry met with poet Shmuel Hupert who gave him …

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

An anthem of the seventh international rally of Hapoel Association

Original borchure for Shir Hashririm, from the 7th International Rally of the Hapo'el Association in 1960

Original borchure for Shir Hashririm, from the 7th International Rally of the Hapo’el Association in 1960

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 …

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.…