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VZL 186: Folk Songs of Israel

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Catalogue NumberVZL 186
Matrix Number N/A
Record Label Vistas of Israel
Record Format33 1/3 RPM - 12"
Shelf Number801234
Number of TracksN/A
Date RecordedN/A
Album Artists
Notes Folk Songs Of Israel

This Vistas of Israel program highlights the physical extremities of the Country, today concentrating on the northern Galil . The area happens to be an archeologist's paradise with new finds coming up continuously. The pioneers have also turned swampland into fine agricultural land with has brought heavier population, industry and commercial enterprise. There are 3 selections on today's program:

1) Ha'roev Ba'Gallil, The Shepherd In Galilee, is an instrumental by The Kol Yisrael Orchestra conducted by Moshe Wilensky. 1:53 - 4:49

2) Shir Ha'amek, The Song Of The Valley, is sung by the Kol Tzion Choir. 5:50 - 8:40

3) Lila Bich'non, Canaan Night, is sung by Shoshana Damari with the Kol Yisrael Orchestra. 9:26 - 12:26

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1 - Folk Songs of Israel
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