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VZL 177: Folk Songs of Israel

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Catalogue NumberVZL 177
Matrix Number N/A
Record Label Vistas of Israel
Record Format33 1/3 RPM - 12"
Shelf Number801227
Number of TracksN/A
Date RecordedN/A
Album Artists
Notes Folk Songs Of Israel

Today's Vistas of Israel program has as its stars, Martha Shlamme and Natana Davrat. Ms. Shlamme has a world-wide reputation and has most recently sung at an Israeli nightclub. Ms. Davrat was born on the Russian/Polish border and settled in Israel in 1948. She was a leading singer of Israel's National Opera Company and since then she became well-known on the international scene. There are 4 selections on this recording:

1) B'eir Ba'sader, A Well In The Field, is sung by Ms. Shlamme. This is an allegorical tale about the return of the people of Israel to their homeland. 1:17 - 3:03

2) Shir Ha'kad, Song Of The Jar, is a love song and is sung by Ms. Davrat. 3:50 - 5:43

3) Shir Ha'no'dade, The Song Of The Wanderer, is sung by Ms. Davrat. 6:05 - 9:15

4) Shir Ha'shomair, The Song Of The Guard, is sung by Ms. Davrat. 9:45 - 12:34

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