:: Title :: Interview with the shepherd
:: Genre :: interview, spoken
:: Performers & Instruments ::
Lomax, Alan [vocal]
Unidentified interpreter [vocal]
Unidentified shepherd [vocal]
:: Setting :: By the roadside
:: Location :: Dades Valley (Ouarzazate), Souss-Massa-Dra‚ (Morocco)
:: Language :: Tamazight, Central Atlas
:: Culture :: Moroccan, Amazigh / Berber, High Atlas
:: Session :: Dades Valley 9/67
:: Date :: 09/01/1967-09/30/1967
:: Reference Information :: T2091.0, Track 8 (00:00:26)
:: Original Format :: Reel to Reel
:: Session Notes ::
1 - Recordings of a troupe of traveling ahaidou (Central Moroccan shepherd folk) musicians from the High Atlas town of Rich. The tawat (double oboe) player demonstrates various musical commands he uses in his shepherding ?different tunes for gathering, driving, or scattering the flock, as well as calls to frighten away wild animals.
:: Recording Notes ::
0 - Alan Lomax asks the shepherd if he has any other music to make the sheep do other things.
:: Collection :: Morocco 1967

 

 

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