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VZL 206: Folk Songs of Israel

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Catalogue NumberVZL 206
Matrix Number N/A
Record Label Vistas of Israel
Record Format33 1/3 RPM - 12"
Shelf Number801244
Number of TracksN/A
Date RecordedN/A
Album Artists
Notes Folk Songs Of Israel

Neomi Shemer was in her early 30's at the time of this Vistas of Israel broadcast and was known as a writer of songs. This recording presents a small glimpse of Ms. Shemer's compositions with 4 selections:

1) Zomara Nodev, The Song Of The Wanderers, is sung by the duet, Ron & Nama. 1:17 - 2:56

2) Hopa Hay, The Marchers' Song is sung by an unnamed male and female singer. 3:23 - 5:09

3) An untitled Hebrew song, Under A Desert Sky, is sung by Esther Ofarim, is a love song. 5:22 - 8:03

4) An untitled Hebrew song about an Israeli market place is sung by Latana Golim. 8:27 - 10:50

5) An untitled Hebrew song called Song Of The Months is sung by the composer herself, Neomi Shemer. 11:20 - 13:02

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