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VZL 211: Folk Songs of Israel

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Catalogue NumberVZL 211
Matrix Number N/A
Record Label Vistas of Israel
Record Format33 1/3 RPM - 12"
Shelf Number801031
Number of Tracks1
Date RecordedN/A
Album Artists
Notes Folk Songs Of Israel: Two Voices And A Guitar

The guitar is now surpassing the accordian as the musical instrument of choice by Israel's folk musicians. This broadcast features songs sung by duos, accompaniet with guitar.

1) Tirtza is sung by the Brothers Amrani about a girl named Tirtza. 1:28 - 3:42

2) Haofarim (The Song Of The Young Deer) is sung by Avram and Esther, also known as The Ofarim, which means �young deer.� 4:26 - 6:43

3) Zemer Haparvarim is sung by Yosi and Nisim also known as The Parvarim, which means "those from the other side of the tracks." 7:30 - 9:16

4) Laila Tov (Good Night) is sung by The Dudaim a popular Israeli duo of the time. 9:42 - 10:45

5) Shir Habayit is sung by Avram and Esther, the Ofarim. 12:00 - 13:06

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1 - Folk Songs of Israel
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