Voice of Peace

• For solo violin (3 min. long)
• For Scarlet Rivera and the “Peace Violin” of Rev. Patrick McCollum

Salome’s Aria

• For soprano voice and piano ( 2 min. long)
• Alternative version: orchestrated for Gamelan orchestra and Soprano Voice ( 3 min. long)
• words: Oscar Wilde (Translated to French by Carolyne Aycaguer)
• music: Yuval Ron

West Bank Story – Orchestral Suite

• For symphony orchestra with 3 ethnic soloists: oud (Middle Eastern lute), ney (Middle Eastern bamboo flute), and Middle Eastern percussionist.
• 10 minunte symphonic suite based on the soundtrack for the Oscar winning film.

Canciones Sefardi

• For symphony orchestra with 4 soloists: oud, flamenco guitar,
alto voice and Middle Eastern percussion.
• 22 min. long symphonic suite based on traditional Sephardic Jewish prayers.
• World premiere 2003 at the International Cultural Center, Los Angeles, CA.
• Commissioned by Dr. Noreen Green for the LAJS Orchestra.

Medieval Treasures

Cycle of 7 movements, total time 5 minuntes. Written for oud, lute, guitar and recorder. Commissioned for the Getty audio tour for the exhibition: Medieval Treasures from the Cleveland Museum of Art.

Maya Variations for the Earth Harp

A multimedia work based on themes written for the score of a documentary film “Breaking the Maya Code” about the research into the language of the Maya people.
• For Earth Harp, Auto Harp, Lap top, woodwinds.
• Includes a video by director David Lebrun
• 45 minute long
• Commissioned by Roxanne Steinberg and Farmlab.org
• World premiere at Farmlab, Downtown Los Angeles 2007

Debke Rafiakh

• For symphony orchestra with 6 ethnic soloists: Alto singer, Oud (Middle Eastern lute), Kanoun (zithar like), Shvi (Middle Eastern bamboo flute), Clarinet and Middle Eastern percussionists.
• 6 minutes symphonic arrangement based on Israeli Hebrew folk dance song originated from a Bedouin folk melody.
• Commissioned by Dr. Noreen Green
• World premiere at Ford Amphitheater by the Los Angeles Jewish Symphony, Los Angeles 2007

Lama Bada

• For symphony orchestra with 6 ethnic soloists: Alto (or Tenor) singer, Oud (Middle Eastern lute), Kanoun (zithar like), Shvi (Middle Eastern bamboo flute), Clarinet and Middle Eastern percussionists.
• 6 minutes symphonic arrangement based on traditional Moorish song from 11th Century Andalusia sang in Spanish, Hebrew, Arabic.
• Commissioned by Dr. Noreen Green
• World premiere at Ford Amphitheater by the Los Angeles Jewish Symphony, Los Angeles 2007

Ashalekh – Yemenite-Jewish Song

• 7 minute ethnic chamber/symphonic arrangement for strings, woodwind and percussion
• Original version written for a tenor singer, string quintet, kamanche, shakuhachi, pipa, and three percussionists, but can be adapted to a western music ensemble, full orchestra, or other strings, woodwind, percussion instruments and female singer key.
• World premiere performed by Yo Yo Ma and the Silk Road Ensemble with Marglait Oved and Barak Marshal (singers) in 2006.
• Commissioned by singer Barak Marshal

Haeckel Violin Suite

• 5 minute suite for solo violin
• Based on themes from feature documentary film PROTEUS about 19th century scientist and artist Ernest Haeckel.
• Can be performed along with projections of images from the film Proteus (DVD or VHS).

Bedouin Love Song

• 5 minute suite for violin and piano
• Based on a traditional Bedouin folk song and incorporate quarter tones (micro tonal).
• World premiere performed in 2004 at Cal Tech, Pasadena, CA.
• Commissioned by violinist Linda Wang.

Miracles & Lights

• For piano, cello, clarinet, soprano singer and actor
• A 20 min. long work with text by Yehuda Hyman after the Hanukkah story.
• World premiere 2002 by the Synergy ensemble, Los Angeles, CA.
• Commissioned by The Center for Jewish Culture and Creativity in 2002.

The Legend of the Baal Shem

• For accordion, clarinet, oud (or guitar), kanoun (or harp), two hand percussion and a story teller.
• Based on Kabalistic mystical story of the Baal Shem Tov.
• Ethnic suite incorporating the flavor of Kliezmer music, along with Middle Eastern styles.
• 30- 70 minutes long. (longer version includes improvisational sections.)
• World premiere 2005 by the Yuval Ron Ensemble, Topanga, CA.
• Commissioned by the Center for Jewish Culture and Creativity with a West Hollywood 20th Anniversary grant.

Williams Song Cycle

• For mixed children choir and cello.
• A setting of 3 poems by Williams Carlos Williams.
• 6 minutes long.
• Commissioned by New England Conservatory Children Choir and premiered in 1992 at the NEC New Music Festival.

Hebrew Folk Dances

• For a symphony orchestra with or without a mixed choir.
• Based on two Hebrew traditional folk songs.
• 3 minutes long.
• Commissioned by choreographer Daniel Ezralow for the CBS special ‘To Life” in 1998.

Cantus Non Verbus

• For amplified string quartet with (or without) electronic tape/CD.
• Based on Georgian traditional chant.
• 6 minutes long.
• Commissioned by choreographer Oguri for “In Between the Heartbeat”.
Premiered in 1998 in Los Angeles, CA.

Seed Dream

• For a strings orchestra with electronic tape/CD.
• 5 minutes long.
• Commissioned by choreographer Oguri for “Effect of Salt”.
Premiered in 1997 in Los Angeles, CA.

Urban Cello Suite

• For solo cello with (or without) electronic tape/CD.
• 5 minutes long.
• Commissioned by director Daniel Matmor for “Urban Jungle” in 1990.

All works are published by Yuval Ron Music (ASCAP).
Scores and parts are available for rental.
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