:: Title :: The Story of Muhammad and His Wife Khadija
:: Genre :: spoken, story
:: Performers & Instruments ::
ar-Riffi, Abdellatif [vocal]
:: Setting :: The home of Abdellatif ar-Riffi
:: Location :: Fes (Fès-Dar-Dbibegh), Fès-Boulemane (Morocco)
:: Language :: French
:: Culture :: Moroccan, Riffian
:: Session :: Fes IV 9/67
:: Date :: 09/28/1967
:: Reference Information :: T3001.0, Track 16 (00:00:38)
:: Original Format :: Reel to Reel
:: Session Notes ::
1 - Folk hymns and lullabies sung by Abdellatif ar-Riffi, an 18 year old student in Fes, originally from a mixed Arab-Amazigh family from the Rif, near Nador. He sings both in Moroccan Arabic and in Tarifit, the Amazigh language of the Rif Mountains.
2 - Riffi is an 18 year old engineering student who lives precariously in the medina -from region de Nadore.
:: Recording Notes ::
0 - Abdellatif explains the story of Muhammad and his wife Khadija: "God sent his Prophet, Muhammad, to tell us Islam. First, the Prophet went to speak with his wife. She was the only woman of Arabia who helped the Prophet to continue his work."
:: Collection :: Morocco 1967

 

 

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