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Tag: Landscape of Israel

Avakesh Et Artzi (I Will Ask for My Country)

Recording: Not yet available Lyrics by: Ya’akov Cohen Manuscripts: Located at the National Library of Israel Music Department, the Marc Lavry Archive, System Number(s) 990037131240205171, 990038270990205171, 990038271030205171 Lyrics: Avakesh Et Artzi / Ya’akov Cohen (transliterated from Hebrew to English) Ohav haprachim haktanim Bereicham eshma merei’ach artzi Tziporei hagil yakru lenafshi Ron tarona tif’eret gani.


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Foxtrot Tel Aviv (Jazz)

Recording: Not yet available Sheet Music: Not yet located. Please help us find the sheet music for this composition. Synopsis: Lavry composed this composition for a film by the Aga-Film production company. In his opus notebook he also noted that the music is based on the Palestine Foxtrot (Jazz), Opus 32, which he wrote in…


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Me’arat Hatishbi (Elijah’s Cave), Song

Recorded in Jerusalem 1962 Lucie Arnon, Soprano Marc Lavry, Conductor The Kol Israel Symphony Orchestra (The Broadcasting Service Orchestra) 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 his poem Me’arat Hatishbi (Elijah’s Cave) that tells…


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Zot Admati (This is my Land), Song

Two historic recordings, probably from 1947: Track 1: Zot Admati for Orchestra Marc Lavry, Conductor Kol Israel Symphony Orchestra (The Broadcasting Service Orchestra) Track 2: Zot Admati for Choir and Orchestra Marc Lavry, Conductor Kol Zion Lagola Choir (The Broadcasting Service Choir) Kol Israel Symphony Orchestra (The Broadcasting Service Orchestra) Lyrics: David Shimoni Additional details:…


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Shir Le’Eilat (Song for Eilat), Song

Recording: Not Available yet Lyrics: Michael Desheh Publisher: The Marc Lavry Heritage Society Lyrics: Shir Le’Eilat/Michael Desheh (transliterated from Hebrew to English) Beinot risey tzurim, besa’arot yamim, Ayelet yam alit, yafa vachasufa; Tirot harey rikma otrot lach tznif ramim Ve’et libot ha’am lachadet besufa. Yefat harim, kchulat einayim, Ayelet arava Yomam valeil yushar lach Halel…


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Galil, Suite for Small Orchestra

Andante – Caravan – Hora Recordings: Not yet Available Manuscripts: Located at the National Library of Israel Music Department, the Marc Lavry Archive, System Number(s) 990036495990205171, 990036496040205171 Synopsis: Galil, Suite for Small Orchestra, premiered on May 5, 1938.


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Kineret (Sea of Galilee), Symphonic Poem

A historical performance from 1952: George Singer, Conductor Kol Israel Symphony Orchestra (The Broadcasting Service Orchestra) Manuscripts: Located at the National Library of Israel Music Department, the Marc Lavry Archive, System Number(s) 990036495350205171, 990036495290205171, 990036495260205171 Synopsis: Marc Lavry’s Symphonic Poem Kineret is based on his song Kineret composed to the lyrics of Avigdor Hameiri in 1939….


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Emek, Symphonic Poem

A historical performance conducted by Marc Lavry: Lavry performed the Symphonic Poem Emek numerous times with different orchestras around the globe. This is one of the few remaining recordings. Marc Lavry, Conductor Kol Israel Symphony Orchestra (The Broadcasting Service Orchestra) Year: Unknown Unfortunately, the first second of the recording is missing. Synopsis: Marc Lavry’s Symphonic Poem Emek…


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Kineret, Song

Track 1: Kineret for Voice and Piano Gila Yaron, Soprano, Zvi Zemel, Piano Track 2: Kineret for Voice and Orchestra — first ever recording from February 1940 Yosefa Shoken, Soprano, Marc Lavry, Conductor – The Jerusalem Radio Symphony Orchestra Track 3: YouTube video: Kineret for Voice and Instrumental Ensemble — arrangement by Shlomo Gronich Ofira…


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Pictures from Jerusalem, Suite for Orchestra

From the Top of Mount Scopus – David’s Tower – An Oriental Suburb – The Wailing Wall – The Market – From the Top of Mount Scopus Recording of the first performance of the composition, around the year 1960: Mendy Rodan, Conductor The Kol Israel Symphony Orchestra (The Broadcasting Service Orchestra) Note: Part III, An…


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Daliat El Carmel, Rhapsody

Mendi Rodan, Conductor Kol Israel Symphony Orchestra (The Broadcasting Service Orchestra) Note: In 1961 Lavry wrote the composition for pic,2,2,eh,2,bcl,2,cbn-4,3,3,1-timp+3-hp,pn,cel-str. In 1962 he re-orchestrated it for a smaller symphonic orchestra: pic,2,2,eh,3,3-2,2,1,0-timp+1-hp-str. Publisher: The Marc Lavry Heritage Society Synopsis: After a visit to the Druze village, Daliat EI Carmel, Marc Lavry wrote the rhapsody describing village…


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Emek (Shir Ha-Emek), Song

Note: This version of Emek is that of the popular song. There is also Emek, Symphonic Poem, Opus 45 based on this song. A historic recording from September 4, 1958: Marc Lavry, Conductor Kol Zion Lagola Choir (The Broadcasting Service Choir) A historic video from 1972: The Nahal (military) group performing Emek as part of…


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Al Mordot Hacarmel (On the Slopes of Mount Carmel), Symphonic Poem for Orchestra, Alto and Choir

Sergiu Comissiona, Conductor Ronenei Carmel Choir Kol Israel Symphony Orchestra (The Broadcasting Service Orchestra) Lyrics: Shmuel Hupert Manuscripts: Located at the National Library of Israel Music Department, the Marc Lavry Archive, System Number(s) 990038268780205171 Synopsis: In 1963, Marc Lavry moved to Haifa. He was fascinated with the exquisite landscape of the city, the way Mount Carmel…


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Negev, Symphonic Poem

Live recording, Jerusalem, January 25, 1962: Marc Lavry, Conductor The Kol Israel Symphony Orchestra (The Broadcasting Service Orchestra) Manuscripts: Located at the National Library of Israel Music Department, the Marc Lavry Archive, System Number(s) 990036491990205171, 990036491970205171 Synopsis: In 1953, Prime-Minister David Ben-Gurion resigned from his government position and settled in the Negev desert. Lavry, in his…


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Jerusalem, Symphonic Poem – I

Recording: A live recording of Jerusalem, Symphonic Poem for Chamber Orchestra, May 29, 2016 in Trieste, Italy: David Cassali, Conductor Trieste Orchestra Note: Jerusalem, Symphonic Poem for Chamber Orchestra is 13 minutes long. The version for Symphonic Orchestra is 16 minutes long. Publisher: The Marc Lavry Heritage Society Synopsis: Lavry was always in awe of…


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