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VZL 249: Songs of the Negev

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Catalogue NumberVZL 249
Matrix Number N/A
Record Label Vistas of Israel
Record Format33 1/3 RPM - 12"
Shelf Number801065
Number of Tracks1
Date RecordedN/A
Album Artists
Notes Songs Of The Negev

The Negev has been important in the growth of Israel and has played a role in its music as well. This program highlights �Songs of the Negev,� melodies inspired by the desert.

1) Dunaim Porsayim, sung by The Dudaim. 3:02 - 5:25

2) Lamidbar Saeynu (Take Us To The Desert) relates the promise of the Bible that the land will be made fertile by the hard work of its inhabitants. 6:00 - 7:06

3) Lamidbar (To The Desert), sung by Diona Gira. 7:22 - 9:25

4) El HaNegev (To The Negev), sung by Hannah Aharoni. 9:40 - 11:40

5) Hey Daromah (Southwards, To The Desert), sung by Geula Gill, accompanied by a male chorus. 12:20 - 13:42

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1 - Songs of the Negev
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