Tag Archive: Poets

Ima-Em (Mother), Song, Op. 318 (1962)

Note: Lavry incorporated the song Ima-Em in his 1964 orchestral poem Ima-Em (Mother), Op. 339.

Ima-Em for Voice and Piano

Ima-Em for Voice and Piano

Recording: Not yet available

Solo: Voice

Accompaniment: Piano

Lyrics: Ya’acov Orland

Duration: 3:00 minutes

Publisher: The Marc Lavry Heritage Society

Synopsis:
Lavry was touched by Ya’acov Orland’s poem, Ima-Em, a tribute to motherhood. He was deeply in love with his wife, Helena Lavry, and idolized her as a mother …

Hikiti La’isha (I waited for the woman) (Tango), Song, Op. 284 (1959)

A Recording from September 30, 1959:
Netania Davrath, Soprano
Marc Lavry, Conductor
Kol Israel Symphony Orchestra (The Broadcasting Service Orchestra)

Solo: Soprano

Accompaniment: Piano
Note: Chikiti La’isha was originally written for Soprano and Piano. As he often did, Lavry composed an arrangement for Soprano and orchestral accompaniment for his recording with singer Netania Davrath.

Duration: 3:00 minutes

Lyrics: Rafael Eliaz

Duration: 3:00 minutes

Publisher: The Marc

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

Kach Tov Li (I Feel So Good), Song, Op. 283 (1959)

Kach Tov Li recorded in Jerusalem on December 13, 1962:
Luci Arnon, Soprano
Marc Lavry, Conductor
Kol Israel Symphony Orchestra (The Broadcasting Service Orchestra)

Variations: Two arrangements are available for the song:

  • Voice and Piano
  • Voice and Orchestra

Lyrics: Avraham Broides

Duration: 1:53 Minutes

Publisher: The Marc Lavry Heritage Society

Synopsis:
A fun song that inspires optimism and joy. Feeling good, Lavry ends the song with …

Baderech (On the Way), Song, Op. 149 (1941)

A Historic recording from September 3, 1952:
Antonia Lavanne, Soprano
Yaacov Shlezinger, Piano

Lyrics: Rachel (Rachel Bluwstein)

Duration: 1:55 minutes

Publisher: The Marc Lavry Heritage Society

Synopsis:
Lavry composed two of Rachel’s poems: Baderech (On the Way) and El Artzi (For my Land.)

Baderech is one of Rachel intimate and sad poems. Lavry’s music is written as a recitative–aria that conveys the poet mood lamenting her …

Roeh Tzon (Shepherd), Song, Op. 225 No. 2 (1950)

Ro'eh Tzon (Shepherd) - manuscript in Marc Lavry's handwriting

Ro’eh Tzon (Shepherd) – manuscript in Marc Lavry’s handwriting

Recording from April 9, 1952
Shoshana Shoshan, Soprano
Max Lampel, Piano

Solo: Voice

Lyrics: Avraham Shlonsky

Duration: 1:50 minutes

Publisher: The Marc Lavry Heritage Society

Synopsis:
Lavry composed two of his friend poet Avraham Shlonsky’s poems.
Zemer (Tune) had become one of best known songs in the Hebrew repertoire while Roeh Tzon is still waiting for its …

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 …

Boker Al Hachof (Morning on the Beach), Song, Op. 285 (1959)

A recording from September 30, 1959:
Netania Davrath, Soprano
Marc Lavry, Conductor
Kol Israel Symphony Orchestra (The Broadcasting Service Orchestra)

Solo: Soprano

Duration: 2:44 minutes

Lyrics: Avraham Broides

Publisher: The Marc Lavry Heritage Society (the sheet music is currently missing)

Synopsis:
In 1959, Lavry wrote three popular songs: Kach Tov Li (I Feel So Good), Opus 283, Hikiti La’isha (I waited for the woman), Opus