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Originally established in 2002 as a small project dedicated to the preservation of recorded Jewish music, it has matured into a robust digitization operation for all types of sound recordings.

VZL 326: Songs by Israeli Composers performed by International Artists

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Catalogue NumberVZL 326
Matrix Number N/A
Record Label Vistas of Israel
Record Format33 1/3 RPM - 12"
Shelf Number801110
Number of Tracks1
Date RecordedN/A
Album Artists
Notes Songs by Israeli Composers Performed by International Artists

There are 5 selections on this radio program that were written by Israelis but sung by singers from other countries.

1) Hopa Hey (Happy Days) sung by Englishman Steve Arlen, written by Naomi Shemer. 1:05 - 3:11

2) Ha-yoshevet Ba-ganim (from The Song Of Songs), sung by American Harry Belafonte, music by Nissan Cohen Avraham. 3:37 - 6:00

3) Debka Ha-abiir(Debka Of The Night) sung by Canadian Shirley Singer, rhythm is that of an Arabic dance. 6:22 - 9:18

4) Invitation To A Hora, sung by French singer, Liam Monte. 9:28 - 11:26

5) Laila, Laila(Night) sung by Harry Belafonte, music by Mordechai Yaira, lyrics by Natan Alterman. 11:40 - 13:57

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1 - Songs by Israeli Composers performed by International Artists
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