Tag Archive: Symphonic Orchestra

Jerusalem, Symphonic Poem, Op. 249 (1953)

Recording: Not Yet Available

Orchestration: pic/2,2,eh,2/bc,2–4,3,3,1–timp+2-hp-str

Duration: 17:00 minutes

Publisher: The Marc Lavry Heritage Society

Synopsis:
Marc Lavry composed the Symphonic Poem Jerusalem, Op. 249, in 1953.

In 1936 Lavry wrote a symphonic poem Jerusalem for chamber orchestra (Op. 43) and a year later he arranged it for symphonic orchestra (Op. 43a.)
Lavry was always in awe of Jerusalem, and was humbled by the uniqueness of …

Festive Overture, Op. 269 (1957)

Recording: Not yet available

Orchestration: pic,2,2,eh,2,bcl,2-6,3,3,1-timp+3-hp,cel-str

Duration: 10 minutes

Publisher: The Marc Lavry Heritage Society

Kineret (Sea of Galilee), Symphonic Poem, Op. 244 (1951)

Recording: Not yet available

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

Duration: 18 minutes

Publisher: The Marc Lavry Heritage Society

Synopsis:
Marc Lavry’s Symphonic Poem Kineret is based on his song Kineret composed to the lyrics of Avigdor Hameiri in 1939.
Programmatic in nature, the music describes Lake Kineret (the Sea of Galilee), its landscape, and the fickle nature of it, changing from calm blue waters and ferocious stormy waves.

Kineret was first performed in …

Fantastische Suite (Fantastic Suite) for Orchestra, Op. 9

Allegro moderato (Vorspiel) – Allegretto (Scherzo) – Andante – Allegro – Tempo di Marcia (Groteske)

Fantastische Suite - 1Recording: Not yet available

Orchestration: 2/pic,2,2,2–4,3,3,0-timp+2-str

Duration: 15:00 minutes

Publisher: The Marc Lavry Heritage Society

Synopsis:
The Fantastische Suite consists of five movements:

  • Allegro moderato (Vorspiel)
  • Allegretto (Scherzo)
  • Andante
  • Allegro
  • Tempo di Marcia (Groteske)

Fantastische Suite - 2The Fantastische Suite was composed in 1930 in Lavry’s European style for which he was known prior to immigrating to Israel. …

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 …