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VZL 205: Folk Songs of Israel

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Catalogue NumberVZL 205
Matrix Number N/A
Record Label Vistas of Israel
Record Format33 1/3 RPM - 12"
Shelf Number801243
Number of TracksN/A
Date RecordedN/A
Album Artists
Notes Folk Songs Of Israel:Gilboa Quintet

The Giboa Quintet is the highlight of today's Vistas of Israel program. The Quintet was formed from members of two kibbutzim in north central Israel. The work performed is primarily instrumental until they get together with with various singers or singing groups. There are 5 selections on this record:

1) Hora or circle dance is today's first performance.

2) L'han Ha'rohim, The Shepherd's Tune, was composed by the group's leader.

3) Mi Of Ha'Galil, Who Will Build The Galilee?, accompany the Ramamim Singers.

4) Nitsuim Mi'ubiaretz, The Buds Appear On The Earth, is sung by Arila Ba'lev, accompanied by the Giboa Quintet.

5) Luna Ka'he'shashilek, The Chain Shall Not Be Broken is played by the Giboa Quintet.

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1 - Folk Songs of Israel
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