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Tag: Violin

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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Yeshan Machmadi (Sleep My Darling), Song

Rachel Nachmias, Mezzo-Soprano Marc Lavry, Conductor Kol Israel Symphony Orchestra (The Israel Broadcasting Service Orchestra) Lyrics: Yaacov Kahan Publisher: The Marc Lavry Heritage Society Synopsis: The lullaby Yeshan Machmadi (Sleep My Darling) was composed by Lavry in Haifa, Israel on December 29, 1963 to the lyrics of Yaacov Cahan. Lyrics: Yeshan Machmadi / Yaacov Kahan (Transliteration…


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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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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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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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