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VZL 183: Folk Music of Israel

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Catalogue NumberVZL 183
Matrix Number N/A
Record Label Vistas of Israel
Record Format33 1/3 RPM - 12"
Shelf Number801231
Number of TracksN/A
Date RecordedN/A
Album Artists
Notes Folk Music Of Israel

Today's Vistas of Israel program deals with Israel's land and its varied differences including valleys, mountains, lush fertile areas and deserts, salt and fresh water. There are 3 selections on this program: 1) Ga'melit, Caravan, is a song about a camel-train complete with a beating drum and is sung by an unnamed female singer. 2:26 - 6:02

2) Lila Bithnan, Canaan Night, is sung by Shulamit Livnat. 6:23 - 9:20

3) Shir Aviv, Song Of Spring, is sung by Natana Davrat accompanied by the Kol Yisrael Orchestra, and is a song about the blooming of trees and flowers indicating the coming of spring. 9:51 - 11:36

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1 - Folk Music of Israel
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