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VZL 168: Folk Songs of Israel

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Catalogue NumberVZL 168
Matrix Number N/A
Record Label Vistas of Israel
Record Format33 1/3 RPM - 12"
Shelf Number801218
Number of TracksN/A
Date RecordedN/A
Album Artists
Notes Folk Songs Of Israel/Theodore Bikel

Theodore Bikel is one of Israel's best-known performers, both as an actor and singer. He has acted on the American stage and movies. His most noted stage role was in The Sound of Music opposite Mary Martin. Today's Vistas of Israel program has Mr. Bikel singing 5 selections:

1) Cane Yovidu is a song of defiant triumph over all enemies of Israel. 2:00 - 5:47*

2) Shir Ha'ovadah is a song of work. *

3) Ha'vu La'nu Ya'yim, Give Us Wine, is a drinking song. 6:09 - 7:47

4) Tze'lach, Tze'lach Ha'yifah Ba'nashim, Come Out, Come Out, O Lovely Among Women is from King Solomon's Song Of Songs. 8:20 - 13:38 *

5) Shuvah A'lai, is a song about a child asking for the return of his father who has been lost in battle.*

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1 - Folk Songs of Israel
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