:: Title :: Amarg song
:: Genre :: amarg, minstrel song
:: Performers & Instruments ::
Unidentified [gimbri, naqus, vocal]
Unidentified rais [kamanjah, vocal]
:: Setting :: Unspecified
:: Location :: Ouarzazate (Ouarzazate), Souss-Massa-Dra‚ (Morocco)
:: Language :: Tachelhit
:: Culture :: Moroccan, Amazigh / Berber, High Atlas
:: Session :: Ouarzazate II 9/67
:: Date :: 09/13/1967
:: Reference Information :: T2089.0, Track 13 (00:04:37)
:: Original Format :: Reel to Reel
:: Session Notes ::
1 - A collection of amarg (improvised sung poetry) songs, similar to those from Alan Lomax?s Marrakech recordings. This rais (itinerant Amazigh / Berber musician) is accompanied on the rabab (bowed upright lute), with rhythm on the naqus (small brass cymbal, struck with iron sticks).
:: Recording Notes ::
0 - As in Alan Lomax?s Marrakech recordings, this is an example of amarg, or improvised sung poetry, performed by an itinerant Amazigh / Berber bard, or rais.
:: Collection :: Morocco 1967

 

 

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