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VZL 239: Music of Israel (Ensembles in Israel)

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Catalogue NumberVZL 239
Matrix Number N/A
Record Label Vistas of Israel
Record Format33 1/3 RPM - 12"
Shelf Number801055
Number of Tracks1
Date RecordedN/A
Album Artists
Notes Music of Israel: Ensembles in Israel

Each of the various military commands in Israel had their own entertainment troupes that sang the most popular songs of the day.

1) Song Of The Wayfarer (no Hebrew title) is sung by The Parvarim Duo. 0:50 - 4:09

2) L�hakat Pikud Tsafon (The Nothern Command Variety Ensemble) sings an untitled Hebrew song with a Mexican flavor. 4:50 - 7:41

3) The Fatherland Twist (no Hebrew title) is sung by the Central Command Variety Ensemble. 8:07 - 9:50

4) Etz Habodeyd (The Lonely Tree) is sung by the Almogi Command. 10:01 - 12:33

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1 - Music of Israel (Ensembles in Israel)
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