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VZL 311: Songs of Israel

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Catalogue NumberVZL 311
Matrix Number N/A
Record Label Vistas of Israel
Record Format33 1/3 RPM - 12"
Shelf Number801269
Number of TracksN/A
Date RecordedN/A
Album Artists
Notes Songs of Israel/The Amranim

The Amranim are two native-born Israeli brothers who teamed and used their last name as their professional name as a singing duo. As with many other Israeli musical people, the two got their start in the Israeli military service. There are 4 selections on this Vistas of Israel program.

1) Drah Yikrah is a traditional prayer and a Yemenite folk tune. 0:54 - 5:07

2) Barach Ha'meleck, The King Has Fled. 5:45 - 8:18

3) O'mad Tzo'fon, Until The North, is based upon words from the Book of Isaiah. 8:46 - 10:44

4) Bi'at Vi'erond, is a song about a Negev desert kibbutz that turned sand into an oasis village. 11:06 - 11:19

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1 - Songs of Israel
Composer(s) : N/A