:: Title :: Commentary on The Food of God
:: Genre :: commentary, spoken
:: Performers & Instruments ::
Lomax, Alan [vocal]
Unidentified interpreter [vocal]
Unidentified men [vocal]
:: Setting :: Unspecified
:: Location :: Tazzarine (Zagora), Souss-Massa-Dra‚ (Morocco)
:: Language :: Tamazight, Central Atlas
:: Culture :: Moroccan, Amazigh / Berber, High Atlas
:: Session :: Tazzarine 9/67
:: Date :: 09/01/1967-09/30/1967
:: Reference Information :: T2091.0, Track 22 (00:01:03)
:: Original Format :: Reel to Reel
:: Session Notes ::
1 - In this session, Alan Lomax recorded work songs (threshing and winnowing wheat and barley after the harvest) from the Amazigh community of Tazzarine.
:: Recording Notes ::
0 - Partial translation, as explained by Lomax's interpreter: Bismillah (in the Name of God), we hope that this wheat will be the food of God (the bread will be for anyone who comes to the village).
:: Collection :: Morocco 1967

 

 

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