Tag Archive: Variations

Newsletter: Purim – Lavry Style

 

Newsletter from March 21, 2016:

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Efrat, Marc Lavry’s daughter, recalls:

Coaching young American singers at his home

I remember one of the many parties at my parents house. It was Purim (the Jewish holiday where people dress up in costumes). As usual, Dad sat at the piano and described in music the character of each guest’s costume as they walked in the door.

Kukia, Variations, Op. 186 (1946)

A historical live concert at the YMCA Hall in Jerusalem on September 24, 1963:
Sergio Comissiona, Conductor
Haifa Symphony Orchestra
Note: The variation for Piccolo, Tuba and Woodwinds are from a November 2010 recording by the Raanana Symphonette Orchestra with conductor Garlo Goldstein.

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

Duration: 25 minutes

Publisher: The Marc Lavry Heritage Society

Synopsis:
Like many Israeli composers, Marc Lavry was …

Variations for Piano, Op. 350 (1963)

Recording from March 2017
Monica Fallon, piano
Recording, Production and Editing: Eyal Zaliouk, The Classical Studio

Solo: Piano

Duration: 16:30 minutes

Publisher: The Marc Lavry Heritage Society

Synopsis:
‘Variations for Piano’ Op. 350 was one of the compositions left on Lavry’s piano when he passed away.

The composition consists of ten movements: Theme, eight variations and Finale:

  • Theme – Andante Maestoso
  • Variation

Variations for Choir and Orchestra (1956)

Variations for Choir and Orchestra - first page

Variations for Choir and Orchestra – first page

Recording: Not yet Available

Choir: Mixed Choir

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

Duration: 10:00 minutes

Publisher: The Marc Lavry Heritage Society

Synopsis:
Marc Lavry composed Variations for Choir and Orchestra for his choir, the Kol Zion Lagola Choir (The Broadcasting Service Choir.) It is one of the compositions that Lavry forgot to add to his opus book and it was therefore never assigned an opus …