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Category: Chamber Music

Suite for Harp, Violin and Bassoon

Movements: David’s Psalm Yemenite wedding Dance Allegro Vivace Recording: Not yet available Publisher: The Marc Lavry Heritage Society Synopsis: The manuscript of the suite for Harp, Violin and Bassoon was found in the library of the The Jerusalem Academy of Music and Dance. Since the original manuscript was found at the academy, it is likely…


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Jewish Dances

Three Jewish Dances

A live recording of Three Jewish Dances for Violin and Orchestra at the annual concert of the Thelma Yellin High School Symphony Orchestra at the Ashdod Performing Art Center, February 17, 2013: Tal First, Violin Menahem Nebenhaus, Conductor The Thelma Yellin Symphony Orchestra   Jacques Israelievitch – Three Jewish Dances for Violin and Piano Versions:…


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String Quartet

Recording: Not yet available Sheet Music: Not yet located. Please help us find the sheet music for this composition. Synopsis: The String Quartet Opus 108 is documented in the composer’s Opus book but Lavry did not keep the sheet music. The program of the premiere of the composition includes a description of it. It is…


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Jewish Folk Songs (Jüdische Volkslieder) for String Quartet

Recording: Not yet available Movements: Kol Nidrei Havdala Eshet Chayil (Woman of Valor) Lullaby Shluf Mein Kind (Sleep my Child) Teiku – Ingele (Child) Die Fodem (The Thread) Kopele (head) Dudeleh Margaritkes (Orchids) Sedavent (He Prayed) Ba’al Agala (Driver Coachman) Veldaleh (Small Forest) etc. Manuscripts: Located at the National Library of Israel Music Department, the Marc…


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Two Russian Songs for String Quartet

Recording: Not yet available Sheet Music: Not yet located. Please help us find the sheet music for this composition.


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Variations on a Latvian Song by Fahn Zalit

Recording: Not yet available Lyrics: Fahn Zalit Manuscripts: Located at the National Library of Israel Music Department, the Marc Lavry Archive, System Number(s) 990036491720205171 Information from the composer’s opus book: Performances: String quartet: The Society for Eastern European Music and Art, Bechstein Hall, Berlin – November 15, 1931 The German Radio Quartet – June 6 (year…


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Jewish Suite

Allegro — Andante — Vivace (Chassidischer Tanz) A recording from October 11, 2015 at the Israel Conservatory of Music, Tel Aviv: The Tel Aviv Soloists Ensemble Barak Tal, conductor Publisher: The Marc Lavry Heritage Society Synopsis: Marc Lavry was always connected to his Jewish roots and the music he heard at home. His father would…


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Concerto for Two Flutes, Cello and Piano

Allegro Moderato – Andante (pastorale) – Vivo (Dance) Recorded in 1957 by the “Dalet Klei Shir” Hanoch Tel-Oren, Sharona Tel-Oren – Flutes Itzhak Blasberger – Cello Neli Ben-Or – Piano Publisher: The Marc Lavry Heritage Society Synopsis: The Concerto for Two Flutes, Cello and Piano consists of three movements: Allegro Moderato Andante (Pastorale) Vivo (Dance)…


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Woodwind Quintet, Suite for Flute, Oboe, Clarinet, Bassoon and Horn

Overture – Waltz – Children’s Song – March – Meriva (Quarrel) – Hora Recorded by the Woodwind Quintet of the Kol Israel Symphony Orchestra (The Broadcasting Service Orchestra) in 1957. Publisher: The Marc Lavry Heritage Society Synopsis: Marc Lavry’s Woodwind Quintet consists of 6 short movements that demonstrate the composer’s masterful orchestration ability for each…


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Suite Concertante for Flute, Viola and Harp

Shepherds – Prayer – Dance Publisher: The Marc Lavry Heritage Society Synopsis: The three-movement Suite Concertante is a perfect example of Lavry’s ability to convey the different facets of Israeli music. Shepherds – Allegro: The theme of the first movement is based on the composer’s song Shir Roim (Shepherd’s Song). It is pastoral and project…


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Quartet for Harp, Violin, Viola and Cello

Concertino for Harp, Violin, Viola and Cello

Publisher: The Marc Lavry Heritage Society Recording: Not yet available Synopsis: The Quartet for Harp, Violin, Viola and Cello was written for Lavry’s friends: Andreas Weisgerber (violin), Kletsky (viola), Yosef Weisgerber (cello) and Klari Sarvas (harp). The virtuoso piece was performed for the first time on January 21, 1939 at the Beit Brenner hall in…


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Four Pieces for Violin and Piano

Violin and Piano

Efrat – Dani – Ima (Mama) – Varda From Hebrew Melodies, Jewish Music for Violin and Piano (available for purchase on Amazon) Miriam Kramer, Violin Simon Over, Piano Publisher: The Marc Lavry Heritage Society Synopsis: Shortly after the birth of his youngest daughter, Marc Lavry wrote, four short pieces that capture the personality and character…


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