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VZL 178: Folk Songs of Israel

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Catalogue NumberVZL 178
Matrix Number N/A
Record Label Vistas of Israel
Record Format33 1/3 RPM - 12"
Shelf Number801228
Number of TracksN/A
Date RecordedN/A
Album Artists
Notes Folk Songs Of Israel

The Oranim Zabar Israeli Troupe is the highlight of today's Vistas of Israel program and the songs are ones that are sung around campfires. There are 3 selections on this program sung by the Troupe:

1) Al'tira Avdi Yakov, is a campfire song based on the the story in Genesis about Jacob's ladder. 2:23 - 5:18

2) Dai'yagim, Fishermen, is a campfire song about the return of the fishermen to the shore and to their loved ones. 5:58 - 8:49

3) Va'yiven Uziyaho Migdalim Vi'rushalayim Va'yihaskem, And Uziya Built Towers In Jerusalem And Fortified Them is another campfire song. 9:35 - 14:22

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1 - Folk Songs of Israel
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