:: Title :: A Beautiful Woman, a Pot of Tea, and Two Glasses
:: Genre :: lullaby
:: Performers & Instruments ::
ar-Riffi, Abdellatif [vocal]
:: Setting :: The home of Abdellatif ar-Riffi
:: Location :: Fes (Fès-Dar-Dbibegh), Fès-Boulemane (Morocco)
:: Language :: Tarifit
:: Culture :: Moroccan, Riffian
:: Session :: Fes IV 9/67
:: Date :: 09/28/1967
:: Reference Information :: T3001.0, Track 18 (00:00:18)
:: 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 - Another song taught to Abdellatif ar-Riffi by his mother, sung in Tarifit, the language of the Imazighen (Berbers) of the Rif Mountains. Translation is provided on the following track (T3001R19), Tarifit text and further explanation on track after that (T30001R20).
:: Collection :: Morocco 1967

 

 

© 2001-2018 Association for Cultural Equity | Contact | Rights