Menachem Zur

Menachem Zur Born in Israel, 1942. Graduated the Jerusalem Rubin Academy of Music & Dance. In the States he received degrees from the Mannes College of Music, Sarah Lawrence College and Columbia University where he was awarded the D.M.A. degree in 1976. Zur has taught at Queens College, CUNY, New-York University and is now a member of the Jerusalem Rubin Academy faculty. Dr. Zur has composed numerous works, including chamber, vocal, symphonic, electronic and one full-scale opera. He was awarded several awards, among them is “The Guggenheim Fellowship” in 1981,and in 1991-92 he received four national prizes, as well as several commissions. Most of his works have been published in the USA and Israel. His orchestral works have received numerous performances by the Israeli Philharmonic Orchestra and the Jerusalem Symphony Orchestra.
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Compositions

TitleCategoriesSerial  
A few Remarks on Music, for voice and ensemble Chamber Music / Ensemble, Voice and ensemble, Opera4420 Click to View Details
A Letter to Alban Berg, for symphony orchestra
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Symphony Orchestra649 Details
A Letter to Schoenberg, for symphony orchestra
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Symphony Orchestra647 Details
A Letter to Stravinsky, for symphony orchestra
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Symphony Orchestra648 Details
A Note For A Neighbor, for clarinet, violin, cello & piano
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Chamber Music / Ensemble3152 Details
A Note to Ravel, Septet for Harp and Ensemble Chamber Music / Ensemble, Solo instrument + ensemble4070 Click to View Details
A Passing Cloud, for two mezzo-sopranos and two clarinets Chamber Music / Ensemble4267 Details
A Tale of Two Sandals, for children's choir
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Choir662 Details
Adam Roeh, a song cycle for baritone voice, viola and piano, poems by Israel Eliraz Chamber Music / Ensemble, Voice and ensemble4306 Click to View Details
After the flood, Quintet for Flute, Oboe, Clarinet (Bass Clarinet), Viola and Guitar Chamber Music / Ensemble4527 Click to View Details
Akedat Ytzchak (The Sacrifice of Isaac) for Children Choir with Piano Choir38 Details
Alleluia, psalm 150 for vocal sextet and magnetic tape Chamber Music / Ensemble, Live electronics / tape, Vocal4312 Click to View  MP3 Details
And Whisper Will Be Heard, for violin solo Solo2470 Details
Bagatelle, for Clarinet and Piano Chamber Music / Ensemble4294 Click to View Details
Between the lines, Trio for clarinet, viola & piano Chamber Music / Ensemble4618 Click to View Details
By The Waters of Babylon, psalm 137 for mixed choir Choir4283 Click to View Details
Cadenza for Viola Solo Solo797 Details
Cadenza for Violin Solo Solo778 Details
Cartoons for small orchestra
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Symphony Orchestra, Chamber Orchestra3880 Details
Circles of Time, for Piano Solo
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Solo46 Details
Concerto da camera, for viola & ensemble
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Chamber Music / Ensemble, Solo instrument + ensemble862 Click to View Details
Concerto For Orchestra Symphony Orchestra2635 Details
Concerto for Piano & Orchestra, for piano & orchestra
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Symphony Orchestra, Solo instrument(s) + Orchestra661 Details
Concerto for Tuba and Orchestra
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Symphony Orchestra, Solo instrument(s) + Orchestra7 Click to View Details
Currents, for clarinet, cello & piano Chamber Music / Ensemble663 Details
Dance of the Spirit, for Piano solo Solo4368 Click to View Details
Departures and Encounters, for String Orchestra Chamber Orchestra, Chamber Music / Ensemble, String Orchestra4609 Click to View Details
Departures and encounters, for string quintet String Quintet3738 Click to View Details
Dichterinnen Liebe, song cycle for soprano and piano Chamber Music / Ensemble, Vocal4310 Click to View Details
Discoveries, for Oboe Quartet Chamber Music / Ensemble, Solo instrument + ensemble, String Trio4461 Click to View Details
Discoveries, for String Trio Chamber Music / Ensemble, String Trio4122 Click to View Details
Discussions No. 10, Contour Variations, for Violin & Piano
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Chamber Music / Ensemble4132 Click to View Details
Discussions no. 12, Trio for Flute, Violin and Viola Chamber Music / Ensemble4465 Click to View Details
Discussions no. 13, for Clarinet and Vibraphone Chamber Music / Ensemble4466 Click to View Details
Discussions No. 3, for flute and piano Chamber Music / Ensemble266 Details
Discussions No. 4, for trumpet & piano
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Chamber Music / Ensemble326 Details
Discussions No. 4a, for trombone & piano
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Chamber Music / Ensemble702 Details
Discussions No. 5, for clarinet & piano
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Chamber Music / Ensemble560 Details
Discussions No. 6, for saxophone quartet & tape Chamber Music / Ensemble, Live electronics / tape1567 Details
Discussions No. 7, for Flute-Recorders & Harpsichord
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Chamber Music / Ensemble3156 Click to View Details
Discussions No. 8, for Guitar and String Trio Solo instrument + ensemble, String Trio3518 Details
Discussions No. 9, for Piano Quartet
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Chamber Music / Ensemble, Solo instrument + ensemble, String Trio3517 Details
Discussions#11 Solitude, for Piano Quintet Chamber Music / Ensemble4245 Click to View  MP3 Details
Duo for Viola and Bassoon Chamber Music / Ensemble4290 Click to View Details
Echoes for four, for Clarinet, Trumpet, Vibraphone and Piano Chamber Music / Ensemble4476 Click to View  MP3 Details
Elul Voices, quintet for bassoon and string quartet Chamber Music / Ensemble, String Quartet4311 Click to View Details
Elul Voices, Sextet for Bassoon and String Quintet Chamber Music / Ensemble4608 Click to View Details
Fantasy for Brass Quintet Chamber Music / Ensemble656 Details
Fantasy for Organ Solo Solo4477 Click to View Details
Fantasy for Winds Chamber Music / Ensemble4462 Click to View Details
Five Nature Songs (Poems By Rachel), For Mezzo-Soprano, Cello and Piano Chamber Music / Ensemble, Voice and ensemble, Vocal4285 Click to View Details
Free Sex-tet, for Flute, Clarinet, Bassoon, Violin, Cello and Piano Chamber Music / Ensemble3977 Click to View  MP3 Details
Gesang Eines Hundes, by Franz Kafka, for mezzo-soprano & piano
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Chamber Music / Ensemble, Vocal327 Details
Gone with the wind, for ten performers Chamber Music / Ensemble4301 Click to View Details
Hallel, for Piano Solo Solo4464 Click to View Details
Halleluya (Psalm 150), for mixed choir
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Choir660 Details
Hate’ena - The Fig Tree, A poem by Israel Eliraz, for Mezzo-Soprano and Ensemble
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Chamber Music / Ensemble, Voice and ensemble, Vocal4005 Click to View Details
Kedusha Prayer, for hazan-baritone with two-voice children's choir (or soprano & alto) Solo voice(s), Choir2742 Details
Kedusha, for baritone solo, vocal quartet & organ Chamber Music / Ensemble, Voice and ensemble653 Details
Mittersil Quintet, for Clarinet, Guitar, F.Horn, Cello and Vibraphone Chamber Music / Ensemble4315 Click to View Details
Mosaics, for Clarinet Trio Chamber Music / Ensemble4369 Click to View  MP3 Details
Networks, for Woodwind quintet and Piano Chamber Music / Ensemble, Wind Quintet4419 Click to View  MP3 Details
On the road, for ten performers Chamber Music / Ensemble4302 Click to View Details
On Wings Of An Echo, for piano
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Solo777 Details
Piano Trio #2, for the young
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Educational, Chamber Music / Ensemble3900 Details
Piano Trio no. 1, for piano, violin & cello Chamber Music / Ensemble651 Click to View Details
Prelude for Band, for brass orchestra Chamber Music / Ensemble658 Details
Prelude for Cello Solo, a song for David Solo4277 Click to View Details
Prelude for Guitar Solo Solo1568 Details
Prelude for Guitar Solo no.2 Solo4293 Click to View Details
Prelude for Harp Solo Solo4469 Click to View Details
Prelude for Violin Solo
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Solo47 Details
Prelude, for Harp Solo Solo4291 Click to View Details
Prelude, for viola solo
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Solo3381 Details
Prophecies, for String Orchestra
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String Orchestra3516 Details
Psalm 23, for mixed choir & marimbaphone
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Chamber Music / Ensemble, Choir3356 Details
Psalm 43, for mixed Choir, Four Voices Choir4292 Click to View Details
Roots, for Sextet Chamber Music / Ensemble4282 Click to View Details
Selfi, for String Quintet Chamber Music / Ensemble, String Quintet4568 Click to View Details
Shilush, Sextet for Brass Quintet and Piano Chamber Music / Ensemble4463 Click to View Details
Shiluvim (Combinations), for children's choir & tape
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Choir, Live electronics / tape657 Details
Shir Ha'ma'a lot, for a small orchestra Chamber Orchestra4309 Click to View Details
Shovalim, for Flute, Cello, Piano and Percussion Chamber Music / Ensemble4528 Click to View Details
Sim Shalom, for children's choir & organ Choir652 Details
Sonata for French Horn & Piano
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Chamber Music / Ensemble654 Details
Sonata for Oboe (English Horn) & Piano Chamber Music / Ensemble655 Click to View Details
Sonata for Saxophone and Piano
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Chamber Music / Ensemble655b Details
Sonata for Two Pianos
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Chamber Music / Ensemble665 Details
Sonata No. 2 for Cello and Piano
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Chamber Music / Ensemble45 Details
Sonatina for Piano, Touching Horizons Solo4299 Click to View Details
Sonatina for Viola and Piano Chamber Music / Ensemble4498 Click to View Details
Sovev, for horn, violin & piano
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Chamber Music / Ensemble664 Click to View Details
String Quartet #2, In four movements Chamber Music / Ensemble, String Quartet4137 Click to View Details
String Quartet no, 4 "Clearing Expected" Chamber Music / Ensemble, String Quartet4497 Click to View Details
String Quartet no. 1
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Chamber Music / Ensemble, String Quartet659 Details
String Quartet no. 3
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Chamber Music / Ensemble, String Quartet4470 Click to View Details
String Sextet
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Chamber Music / Ensemble1294 Details
Symphony No.2 "Letters", for Symphony Orchestra Symphony Orchestra646 Details
Syncopa, for wind octet
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Chamber Music / Ensemble520 Details
The Golem, for bariton & symphony orchestra
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Symphony Orchestra, Vocal650 Details
There Dwell The Wolf With The Sheep, Music for Choreography, Duo for Viola and Cello Chamber Music / Ensemble4239 Click to View Details
Threads Of The Heart, for chamber ensemble
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Chamber Orchestra3338 Details
Touching Trees, a song cycle for soprano, clarinet and piano, poems by Israel Eliraz Chamber Music / Ensemble, Voice and ensemble4305 Click to View Details
Translations, for Percussion and Electronics
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Solo, Chamber Music / Ensemble, Live electronics / tape, Electro-Acoustic4123 Click to View Details