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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 28: Folk Music of Israel

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Catalogue NumberVZL 28
Matrix Number N/A
Record Label Vistas of Israel
Record Format33 1/3 RPM - 12"
Shelf Number801136
Number of TracksN/A
Date RecordedN/A
Album Artists
Notes Folk Music Of Israel: Classical

There are a number of composers and musicians that have left their native countries to work in another such as Chopin, Brahms, Beethoven, and Liszt to name a few.

When composers and other musicians arrive in Israel the result is often a mixture of traditional European music and Eastern tempos. This broadcast present two selections that illustrate this point.

1) Dirge was composed by Avraham Dous who came to Israel from Germany. It is performed by David Brumshlad on violin and Abler Ha'aron on piano. 2:33 - 7:21

2) The Oriental Rhapsody was composed by Robert Starr and is played by the Kol Yisrael Orchestra. 8:31 - 13:30

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1 - Folk Music of Israel
Composer(s) : N/A