Tag Archive: Recording

Shir Eres (Lullaby), Song, Op. 48 (1937)

A historic recording of the song Shir Eres for alto, choir and orchestral accompaniment:
Tsiporah Kuperman, Alto
Marc Lavry, Conductor
Kol Zion Lagola Choir
Kol Israel Symphony Orchestra (The Broadcasting Service Orchestra)

Variations: Three arrangements are available for the song:

  • Voice (Mezzo-Soprano, Alto) and Piano
  • Voice (Mezzo-Soprano, Alto), Choir and Orchestra
  • A Cappella

Lyrics: Shaul Tchernichovsky (Hebrew lyrics here)

Duration: 3:00 minutes

Additional details:

Chayei Adam (Life Cycle), Suite Grotesque, Op. 290 (1959)

A baby is born – Skating – By the campfire – First love – Military service – Wedding – The boss and young secretary – Political speech – Aging – Regressing back to childhood & Finale

Recording from 1959:
Marc Lavry, Conductor
Entertainment Ensemble of Kol Israel
Itzhak Shimoni, Narrator

Orchestration: pic,1,1,eh,1,bc,1-2,2,1,0- pn,cel, accordion-timp+2 -str

Duration: 22:00 minutes

Publisher: The Marc Lavry

Hayom Shabbat (Today is the Sabbath), Song, Op. 319 (1962)

Ronenay Hacarmel Choir
Marc Lavry (Conductor)

Variations: Three arrangements are available for the song:

  • A Cappella Choir
  • Solo and Piano
  • Solo and Orchestra

Lyrics: Michael Desheh

Duration: 1:35 minuntes

Additional details: email music@marclavry.org

Lyrics:
Hayom Shabbat/Michael Desheh
(transliterated from Hebrew to English)

Hayom lashemesh yoter or,
Hayom raki’a ram, tahor,
Hatziporim smechot gam hen,
Velaprachim kiflayim chen.

Gam ima chaviva kol kach
Ve’aba tov umevudach,
Mekushatim …

Yom Huledet (Birthday), A Children’s Play in Three Scenes, Op. 240 (1951)

Track 1: Ba’a Ba’a Hatizmoret – 1978 recording:
      From the album Uga, Uga
      Voice: Ruhama
      Producer and arranger: Yurik Ben-David

Track 2: Ba’a Ba’a Hatizmoret – 1968 recording:
      From the album 51 Children Songs
      The Bet Hakerem School Children’s Choir, Jerusalem
      Producer and arranger: Roni Ozer

Variations: Three arrangements are available for the composition:

  • Voice and Piano
  • Choir
  • Voice with Instrumental Ensemble

Shnei Orchim (Two Visitors), Song, Op. 200 No.1 (1946)

Note: The song Shnei Orchim is part of a collection of children’s songs Opus 200:
No. 1: Shnei Orchim (Two Visitors)
No. 2: Parpar Aviv (Spring Butterfly)
No. 3: Habuba Vehabubonet (The Big Doll and the Small Doll)
No. 4: Dani Gibor (Brave Danny)
No. 5: Mischak (Game)

The song Two Visitor in Lavry's handwriting as it appeared in the children's magazine “Davar Li'yeladim” on Nov 2, 1949

The song Two Visitor in Lavry’s handwriting as it appeared in the children’s magazine

Parpar Aviv (Spring Butterfly), Song, Op. 200 No. 2 (1946)

Note: The song Parpar Aviv is part of a collection of children’s songs Opus 200:
No. 1: Shnei Orchim (Two Visitors)
No. 2: Parpar Aviv (Spring Butterfly)
No. 3: Habuba Vehabubonet (The Big Doll and the Small Doll)
No. 4: Dani Gibor (Brave Danny)
No. 5: Mischak (Game)

Parpar Aviv for Voice and Piano – 2013:
Lior Stern, Soprano
Yoav Meir Weiss, Piano

Lyrics: Shmuel Bass

Habuba Vehabubonet (The Big Doll and the Small Doll), Song, Op. 200 No. 3 (1946)

Note: The song Habuba Vehabubonet is part of a collection of children’s songs Opus 200:
No. 1: Shnei Orchim (Two Visitors)
No. 2: Parpar Aviv (Spring Butterfly)
No. 3: Habuba Vehabubonet (The Big Doll and the Small Doll)
No. 4: Dani Gibor (Brave Danny)
No. 5: Mischak (Game)

Habuba Vehabubonet for Voice and Piano – 2013:
Lior Stern, Soprano
Yoav Meir Weiss, Piano

Lyrics: Ella Vilensly

Dani Gibor (Brave Danny), Song, Op. 200 No. 4 (1946)

Note: The song Dani Gibor is part of a collection of children’s songs Opus 200:
No. 1: Shnei Orchim (Two Visitors)
No. 2: Parpar Aviv (Spring Butterfly)
No. 3: Habuba Vehabubonet (The Big Doll and the Small Doll)
No. 4: Dani Gibor (Brave Danny)
No. 5: Mischak (Game)

Dani Gibor for Voice and Piano – 2013:
Lior Stern, Soprano
Yoav Meir Weiss, Piano

Lyrics: Miriam Yalan-Shtekelis

Mischak (Game), Song, Op. 200 No. 5 (1946)

Note: The song Mischak is part of a collection of children’s songs Opus 200:
No. 1: Shnei Orchim (Two Visitors)
No. 2: Parpar Aviv (Spring Butterfly)
No. 3: Habuba Vehabubonet (The Big Doll and the Small Doll)
No. 4: Dani Gibor (Brave Danny)
No. 5: Mischak (Game)

From the 1948 book Twelve Notes for the Children of Israel: Lavry tells the story of the 'magic stick' and introduces the music to the song Mischak (Game)

From the 1948 book Twelve Notes for the Children of Israel:
Lavry tells the story of the ‘magic stick’

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 …