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Category: Concerti

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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Suite for Violin and Orchestra

A recording from the premiere in Jerusalem on February 19, 1939: Sasha Parnes, violin Marc Lavry, conductor The Palestine Broadcasting Service Orchestra Publisher: The Marc Lavry Heritage Society Synopsis: Suite for Violin and Orchestra was premiered on February 19, 1939 in Jerusalem. The composition includes four movements: Introduction (Allegro Maestoso) Allegro Moderato Adagio Allegro (Rikud-Dance)


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Concerto for Piano and Orchestra

Concerto for Piano and Orchestra

Note: This composition was written specifically for a Bechstein-Moor grand piano, which has two keyboards. Recording: Not yet available Manuscripts: Located at the National Library of Israel Music Department, the Marc Lavry Archive, System Number(s) 990038279740205171 Synopsis: The Concerto for Piano and Orchestra, Opus 10, was the first composition ever written for a two-keyboard piano, the…


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Concerto for Flute and Orchestra

Live concert at the YMCA Hall, Jerusalem, October 1966: Hanoch Tel-Oren, Flute Marc Lavry, Conductor Kol Israel Symphony Orchestra (The Broadcasting Service Orchestra) Publisher: The Marc Lavry Heritage Society Synopsis: This virtuoso, dazzling and sophisticated concerto includes 3 movements. The first movement is a lively Allegro, rhythmical and often includes dialogues between the flute and…


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Concerto for Piano and Orchestra No. 1

Allegro – Andante – Allegretto Grazioso A mono 1966 recording: Pnina Salzman, Piano George Singer, Conductor Kol Israel Symphony Orchestra (The Broadcasting Service Orchestra) Publisher: The Marc Lavry Heritage Society Synopsis: This concerto is dedicated to pianist Pnina Salzman who describes it as follows: “The piece, considered to be one of the loveliest concerti written…


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Concerto for Piano and Orchestra No. 2

Concerto for Piano and Orchestra No. 2 performed at the gala concert of the 14th Israeli Music Celebration in the Jerusalem Theater. Revital Hachamoff, piano Guy Feder, conductor The Jerusalem Symphony Orchestra (IBA) Publisher: The Marc Lavry Heritage Society Synopsis: Allegro Andantino (Rhythm Oriental) Andantino (Pastorale) Marc Lavry’s second concerto for piano was composed a…


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Concerto for Viola and Orchestra

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


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Concerto for Harp and Orchestra

Concerto for Harp and Orchestra

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


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Israeliana, Suite

A live recording from a concert at the YMCA music hall in Jerusalem (year unknown): Shimon Mishori, Violin Heinz Freudental, Conductor Kol Israel Symphony Orchestra (The Broadcasting Service Orchestra) Prelude – Flocks – Feast Dance – Hamsin (Heatwave) – Ancient Oriental Dance – Druze Dance Note: Israliana was written for: Symphonic Orchestra Violin and Orchestra…


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Concerto for Violin and Orchestra

Recording: Not yet available Publisher: The Marc Lavry Heritage Society Synopsis: The Concerto for Violin and Orchestra was composed for violinist Andreas Weissgerber – Lavry’s friend – who premiered it on June 20, 1939 with the Radio Symphony Orchestra of Palestine. The movements of this composition are: Allegro Moderato (Marcia) Andante Allegro Assai In a…


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Israeli Rhapsody for Accordion and Orchestra

Yehuda Oppenheimer, Accordion Sergiu Comissiona, Conductor N.D.R. Radio Symphony Orchestra of Hamburg Publisher: The Marc Lavry Heritage Society Synopsis: In 1963 the renowned accordion player, Yehuda Oppenheimer, asked Lavry to compose a piece for accordion and orchestra. Because significant compositions for accordion are scarce Lavry was compelled to rise up to the challenge. The Rhapsody…


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