Ma’ayani, Ami, Israeli composer; b. Ramat-Gan, Jan. 13, 1936. He studied at the New Jerusalem Academy of Music (1951–53), with Ben-Haim (1956–60), and with Ussachevsky at Columbia Univ. in N.Y. (1961–62; 1964–65); he also studied architecture at the Israel Inst. of Technology (B.Sc., 1960) and philosophy at the Univ. of Tel Aviv (M.A., 1973).
dramatic: The War of the Sons of Light, opera-oratorio (1970–72); A Legend of 3 and 4, ballet (1978). orch.:Divertimento concertante for Chamber Orch. (1957); 2 harp concertos (1960, 1966); Violin Concerto (1967); Concerto for 8 Wind Instruments and Percussion (1966); Cello Concerto (1967); Concerto for 2 Pianos and Orch. (1969); Qumran (1970); Symphony Concertante for Wind Quintet and Orch. (1972); Sym. No. 2 (1975) and No. 4, Sinfonietta on Popular Hebraic Themes, for Chamber Orch. (1982); Viola Concerto (1975); Guitar Concerto (1976); Concertino for Harp and Strings (1980); Sinfonietta No. 1 for Chamber Orch. (1980); Ouverture solonelle(1982); Scherzo Mediterranean(1983). chamber:Magamat for Harp (1960); Toccata for Harp (1962); Poème for Flute and String Trio (1965); Improvisation variée for Flute, Viola or Violin, and Harp (1966); 4 Preludes for 4 Percussionists and Piano (1968); 2 Madrigals for Harp and Wind Quintet (1969); Sonatina for Clarinet, Cello, and Piano (1985); piano pieces. vocal:Psalms for Soprano, Flute, Bass Clarinet, Harp, Percussion, and Strings (1965); Festivals for Soprano or Tenor and Orch. (1966); Sym. No. 3, Hebrew Requiem, for Mezzo-soprano, Chorus, and Orch. (1977).
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