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VZL 352: Music of Israel - Festivals

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Catalogue NumberVZL 352
Matrix Number N/A
Record Label Vistas of Israel
Record Format33 1/3 RPM - 12"
Shelf Number801296
Number of TracksN/A
Date RecordedN/A
Album Artists
Notes Music of Israel/Festivals

Spring is a joyful time of year; the trees are in leaf and the planting is beginning in the Land of Israel. The music is joyful and this Vistas of Israel concentrates on those songs that center around Jewish Holidays such as Purim, L'ag B'omer, Passover, and Chanukah. There are 5 selections on this program:

1) An unnamed instrumental piece. 1:03-2:50

2) An unnamed joyful song sung by an unnamed choral group. “K’ shoshana Ben Ha`Kotzim, Ken Rayaty Beyn Ha`Banot”. 3:39-5:36

3) Shir HaYayin, The Song Of Wine, is sung by Geula Gil. 5:45-8:03

4) An untitled melody is sung by Geula Gil and is a song about a Persian wedding. 9:18-11:57

5) A Hassidic song is sung by an unnamed male singer. 12:38-13:42

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1 - Music of Israel - Festivals
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