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VZL 176: Folk Songs of Israel

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Catalogue NumberVZL 176
Matrix Number N/A
Record Label Vistas of Israel
Record Format33 1/3 RPM - 12"
Shelf Number801226
Number of TracksN/A
Date RecordedN/A
Album Artists
Notes Folk Songs Of Israel

Today's Vistas of Israel's artists are Martha Shlamme and Natana Davrat. Ms Shlamme is a native of Vienna, has sung internationally and has made a specialty of the folk music of Israel. Ms Davrat is one of Israel's most popular singers of folk music. There are 4 selections on this Vistas of Israel program:

1) Mah Do'de'ach, What Is Thy Beloved?, is from The Song Of Songs and is sung by Ms. Shlamme. 1:25 - 3:35

2) Mi Yivneh, Who Will Build?, is a dedication to the pioneers of Israel and is sung by Ms. Shlamme. 3:57 - 5:56

3) Hi'nof Yafar, Behold Thou Art Fair, is from The Song Of Solomon and is sung by Ms. Davrat. 6:11 - 9:53

4) Mi'chol Ha'kerem, Dance Of The Vineyards, is a lively song sung by Ms. Davrat. 10:12 - 12:33

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