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VZL 136: Folk Songs of Israel

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Catalogue NumberVZL 136
Matrix Number N/A
Record Label Vistas of Israel
Record Format33 1/3 RPM - 12"
Shelf Number801204
Number of TracksN/A
Date RecordedN/A
Album Artists
Notes Folk Songs of Israel

Today's program has 3 songs, all of which are centered around the City of Jerusalem, literally meaning, The City of Peace. The first 2 are sung in Hebrew and the 3rd is sung in Yiddish. All 3 have female vocalists, but the accompanying orchestras are unnamed:

1) Im Eshkachech Y'rushalayi, If I Forget Thee, Oh Jerusalem, is sung by the soprano soloist, Rose Sander. 1:43 - 4:23

2) Y'rushalayim is sung by Sarah Lash. 5:05 - 8:18

3) Y'rushalayim is sung by Emma Shaver. 9:02 - 12:13

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1 - Folk Songs of Israel
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