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VZL 407: An Interview with Shuli Natan

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Catalogue NumberVZL 407
Matrix Number N/A
Record Label Vistas of Israel
Record Format33 1/3 RPM - 12"
Shelf Number801349
Number of TracksN/A
Date RecordedN/A
Album Artists
Notes An Interview with Shuli Natan

Shuli Natan was primarily and initially remember for the song, "Jerusalem of Gold". At the time of the broadcast of this Vistas of Israel program, she was making a name for herself with other songs, such as the Hebrew translation of Those Were The Days.

A discussion takes place as to whether or not the latter song was to be considered as Folk, which Ms. Natan answers in the affirmative. She studied music at the Academy in Jerusalem where she takes voice lessons and is taught classical songs there but she prefers Folk. She sings on a limited scale in night clubs. There are 3 selections on today's program:

1) Those Were The Days is sung in Hebrew by Ms Natan. 3:07-4:48

2) Open The Gate is a Hebrew song translated from Yiddish about the Shah and the figurative opening of the gates by him so the singer's family can pass through. 8:12-9:40

3) Ms. Natan sings a Ladino song about a woman who kills her lover because he betrayed her and she is now spending the rest of her life in jail still in love with the man she killed. 13:15-13:58

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