Tag Archive: Recording

Kumi Ts’i (Come Out, My Sister, My Bride), Song, Op. 252 (1954)

Soprano and orchestral accompaniment:
Netania Davrath, Soprano
Marc Lavry, Conductor
Kol Israel Symphony Orchestra (the Broadcasting Service Orchestra)

 


Voice and piano accompaniment:
Tom Ben Ishai (Mezzo Soprano)
Daniel Kruglov (Piano)

Variations: Three arrangements are available for the song:

  • Voice and Piano
  • Voice and Orchestra
  • A Cappella

Duration: 3:10 minutes

Lyrics: Chaim Nachman Bialik

Publisher: The Marc Lavry Heritage Society

Lyrics:
(transliterated from Hebrew to English)…

Alei Dvai (Leaves of Sorrow), Cantata, Op. 238 (1951)

Prelude – Kaddish (Mourning) – Intermezzo – In Tears – On Guard at Night – Your Will – Song of Praise

Recorded on May 2, 1967 at the YMCA Hall in Jerusalem:
Willie Haparnas, Baritone
Eitan Lustig, Conductor
Kol Zion Lagola Choir (The Broadcasting Service Choir)
Kol Israel Symphony Orchestra (The Broadcasting Service Orchestra)

Solo: Baritone

Choir: Mixed Choir

Orchestration: 2,2,2,2-3,2,3,1-timp+1-hp-str

Lyrics:

Concerto for Viola and Orchestra, Op. 247 (1953)


Recorded in December 1963
Abraham Borenstein, Viola
George Singer, Conductor
Kol Israel Symphony Orchestra (The Broadcasting Service Orchestra)

Solo: Viola

Orchestration: 2/pic,2,2,2-2,2,2,1-timp+3-str

Duration: 23 minutes

Publisher: The Marc Lavry Heritage Society

Synopsis:
The Concerto for Viola and Orchestra demonstrates Marc Lavry’s unique understanding of the characteristics of the Viola and features musical themes that were synonymous with his work:

  • Allegro: features the deep yet strong sound of the viola
  • Andante:

Gideon, Oratorio, Op. 277 (1962)

Oratorio in 3 Acts

A historical recording of a live performance in Jerusalem, February 1963:
Lucy Arnon, Shulamit Bar Nahum (Soprano)
Zlata Glick (Mezz Soprano)
Menahem Rechtman, Shmuel Carmeli (Tenor)
Mordechai Ben Shahar (Baritone)
Efrayim Wagner (Bass)
Marc Lavry (Conductor)
Kol Zion Lagola Choir (The Broadcasting Service Choir)
Kol Israel Symphony Orchestra (The Broadcasting Service Orchestra)
Promo for the Premier of Oratorio Gideon, Haifa Symphony, Season 1960/61

Promo for the Premier of Oratorio

Ima-Em (Mother), Poem, Op. 339 (1964)

For Voice, Harp and String Orchestra — An ode to all mothers
Note: The orchestral poem Ima-Em (Mother) is based on the song Ima-Em, Op. 318, from 1962.

A 1964 recording:
Rachel Nachmias, Mezzo Soprano
Kol Israel Symphony Orchestra (The Broadcasting Service Orchestra)

Solo: Harp, Mezzo Soprano

Orchestration: Strings

Lyrics: Ya’acov Orland

Duration: 14:30 minutes

Publisher: The Marc Lavry Heritage Society

Synopsis:
In 1962 Marc …

Oved Admato (He that Tills His Land), Song, Op. 255 (1954)

For Choir with Small Ensemble

Marc Lavry, Conductor
Kol Zion Lagola Choir (The Broadcasting Service Choir)

Variations: Several arrangements are available for the song:

  • Voice with Piano
  • Choir with Small Ensemble
  • A Cappella with Tam Tam

Lyrics: Proverbs 12:11-12

Duration: 1:51 minutes

Additional details: email music@marclavry.org

Proverbs 12: 11-12
He that tilleth his ground shall have plenty of bread; but he that followeth after vain things …

Concerto for Harp and Orchestra, Op. 334 (1963)

Recorded at the Henry Crown Auditorium, Jerusalem, 1985
Efrat Lavry-Zaklad, Harp
David Robertson, Conductor
Kol Israel Symphony Orchestra (The Broadcasting Service Orchestra)

Solo: Harp

Orchestration: 2/pic,2,eh,2,bcl,2-2,2,1,0-timp+3-pn-str

Duration: 18 minutes

Publisher: The Marc Lavry Heritage Society

Synopsis:
When Lavry composed the concerto in 1963, he had two goals in mind: to explore various unconventional harp textures and to compose a work he would perform together with his …

Al Mordot Hacarmel (On the Slopes of Mount Carmel), Symphonic Poem for Orchestra, Alto and Choir, Op. 335 (1963)

Sergio Comissiona, Conductor
Ronenei Carmel Choir
Kol Israel Symphony Orchestra (The Broadcasting Service Orchestra)

Solo: Alto

Choir: Mixed Choir

Orchestration: 2,2,2,2,-4,3,3,1-timp+2- pn, hp-str

Lyrics: Shmuel Hupert

Duration: 16:15 minutes

Publisher: The Marc Lavry Heritage Society

Synopsis:
In 1963, Marc Lavry moved to Haifa. He was fascinated with the exquisite landscape of the city, the way Mount Carmel rises from the beautiful blue Mediterranean sea, as well …

Concertino for Kanun (Qanun), English Horn, Clarinet, Strings and Percussion, Op. 292 (1959)

Handwritten score, Concertino for Kanun (Qanun), English Horn, Clarinet, Strings and Percussion

Handwritten score, Concertino for Kanun (Qanun), English Horn, Clarinet, Strings and Percussion

Arieh Sachs, Harpsichord
Marc Lavry, Conductor
Kol Israel Symphony Orchestra (The Broadcasting Service Orchestra)

Solo: Kanun (Qanun), English Horn, Clarinet

Orchestration: Str – Timp+1

Duration: 13 minutes

Publisher: The Marc Lavry Heritage Society

Synopsis:
Concertino for Kanun (Qanun), English Horn, Clarinet, Strings and Percussion was written for Avraham David Cohen, a kanun player who …

Kacha Merakdim Beyisrael (That’s The Way We Dance In Israel), Song, Op. 243 No. 2 (1952)

Track 1: Variation for Voice and Orchestra performed by Shoshana Damari
Recorded in Belgium, August 11, 1964
Shoshana Damari, Voice
Moshe Vilenski, Conductor
The Belgian-Flemish Broadcasting Service Orchestra

Kacha Merakdim - Yaffa YarkoniTrack 2: Variation for Voice, Choir and Orchestra featuring by Yaffa Yarkoni
Recorded October 19, 1952
Yaffa Yarkoni, Voice
Hanan Vinternitz and his band

Kacha Merakdim - Hanna AharoniTrack 3: Variation for Coloratura Soprano sung by Hanna Aharoni…