Ari Ben-Shabetai

Ari Ben-Shabetai Born in Jerusalem in 1954 , Ari Ben-Shabetai studied composition with Mark Kopytman at the Jerusalem Rubin Academy of Music , and with George Crumb and Richard Wernick at the University of Pennsylvania , U.S.A. where he received his Ph.D. degree in Composition . Ari Ben-Shabetai currently serves as head of the Composition , Conducting and Theory Department at the Jerusalem Rubin Academy of Music where he teaches composition , theory and analysis .
The composer has won many awards , scholarships and prizes both in Israel and abroad . His Sinfonia Cromatica won the first prize in the 1994 Israel Philharmonic Orchestra composition competition , taking the work on tour to Germany, France, Italy, and the U.S.A. with Maestro Zubin Mehta conducting . Magreffa for symphony orchestra was commissioned in 1995 by Maestro Lorin Maazel for the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra and was performed both in Pittsburgh and in Jerusalem . In 1996 he was awarded the Prime minister of Israel prize for composers . Ari Ben-Shabetai was Chairman of the Israel Composer's League during 1994/5 , and is currently, once again, chairman since March 1997.
aribenshabetai@yahoo.com

Compositions

TitleCategoriesSerial  
About A New Tune for Bb Clarinet, Violin, Cello & Piano Chamber Music / Ensemble3955 Details
Aimez-vous Brahms? for Violin, Cello and Piano Chamber Music / Ensemble4524 Click to View Details
Aimez-vous Brahms? II, for Violin, Cello & Piano Chamber Music / Ensemble4079 Click to View Details
Aimez-Vous Brahms?, for Violin, Cello & Piano
 MP3 Complete
Chamber Music / Ensemble3641 Details
Aya No Tsuzumi – The Damask Drum, a chamber opera in one act Opera3484 Details
Ballade, for clarinet, horn, guitar, violin, viola & cello Chamber Music / Ensemble1566 Details
Bells, for two pianos or piano 4 hands Chamber Music / Ensemble239 Details
Blues & White, for piano Solo2232 Details
Chromatic Prelude, for piano Solo623 Click to View Details
Concerto for Cello and Orchestra Solo instrument(s) + Orchestra20 Details
Concerto for Piano & Orchestra
 MP3 Complete
Solo instrument(s) + Orchestra369 Details
Concerto Grosso Chamber Orchestra, Solo instrument(s) + Orchestra3826 Details
Delusion. For Piano and Chamber Orchestra Chamber Orchestra, Solo instrument(s) + Orchestra1 Details
Deus ex machina, for electric violin & DJ Solo, Live electronics / tape3486 Details
Diablus Ex Machina, for Bass Clarinet and boots Solo4544 Click to View Details
ForteCelloPiano
 MP3 Complete
Chamber Music / Ensemble2 Details
Hard Rock Shock, for ensemble Chamber Music / Ensemble2457 Details
Hora, for chamber orchestra Chamber Orchestra614 Details
Hora, for two pianos & two percussion players
 MP3 Complete
Chamber Music / Ensemble828 Details
Incantation, for solo flute Solo4545 Click to View Details
Kinor, for Harp and Organ Chamber Music / Ensemble4219 Click to View Details
L'Amour de St.Sebastian, Three songs for Counter-Tenor, Theorbo & Viola de Gamba Chamber Music / Ensemble, Voice and ensemble, Vocal4036 Click to View Details
Little Bagatelle, for piano Solo624 Click to View Details
Magréffa II, Intermezzo for Organ Solo1397 Details
Magréffa, for symphony orchestra Symphony Orchestra419 Details
Mizmor, for violin, viola & cello with voice or woodwind instrument obligato Chamber Music / Ensemble, Solo voice(s), String Trio185 Details
Oh Alma, for Alto & Piano Quartet Chamber Music / Ensemble, Voice and ensemble3928 Details
Praise The Lord, for mixed choir Choir3162 Details
Rhapsody, for violin solo Solo679 Details
Rubaiyat, for voice & instrumental ensemble Chamber Music / Ensemble, Voice and ensemble, Vocal678 Details
Sad city, for Viola and Piano Chamber Music / Ensemble3b Click to View Details
Sad city, for Violin and Piano Chamber Music / Ensemble3a Click to View Details
Tan-Du Blues, for Soprano Saxophone & Piano Chamber Music / Ensemble4090 Click to View Details
Three Clarinet Pieces, after The Prophet, for clarinet solo Solo1045 Details
Three Dances for Clarinet Solo Solo4543 Click to View Details
Three Romances for Piano Solo157 Details
Three Songs in the Romantic Style, for Soprano and Piano Chamber Music / Ensemble, Solo voice(s)104 Details
Trio Sonata, for Baroque instruments Chamber Music / Ensemble3982 Click to View Details
Urlicht, by Gustav Mahler, arranged for 9 instruments by Ari-Ben-Shabetai Chamber Music / Ensemble, Voice and ensemble, Vocal4546 Click to View Details
Visions of Time, for Amplifield Flute and Percussion with electronic Delay Live electronics / tape156 Details
Wavelengths, for Flute, Clarinet, Violin, Cello and Piano Chamber Music / Ensemble4218 Click to View Details
Winks, for Woodwind Quintet Chamber Music / Ensemble, Wind Quintet4006 Click to View Details