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VZL 339: Music of Israel - Songs of the Balladeers

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Catalogue NumberVZL 339
Matrix Number N/A
Record Label Vistas of Israel
Record Format33 1/3 RPM - 12"
Shelf Number801285
Number of TracksN/A
Date RecordedN/A
Album Artists
Notes Music of Israel/Songs of the Balladeers/ Shimon and Ilana,

Shimon and Ilana (The Balladeers) are a husband and wife team who have sung folk music together internationally. Although both are not Sabras, they have captured the true spirit of Israel. Shimon plays the guitar and Ilana is a gifted flautist.

1) Ha'Raebbi Ve`Harabanit, The Rabbi And His Wife, is a song about the the two strolling along on their Sabbath walk. 1:38-3:42

2) Shuv Yored Ha’Layla, Night Has Fallen, is a song about the peace and tranquility that comes with the Israeli sunset. 4:15-5:50

3) Saeiny Imcha, Carry Me Away With You, is a love song. 6:33-8:57

4) Kirvu Na’arot Hachen, Draw Closer, Sweet Maidens, is from a French folk song. 9:15-11:00

5) Nitzanim Niru Ba`Aretz, The Flower Buds Appear On The Earth, the text of which is taken from the Bible. 11:10-12:55

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1 - Music of Israel - Songs of the Balladeers
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