:: Title :: Our King is Coming
:: Genre :: dance tune, wedding song
:: Performers & Instruments ::
Unidentified women [clapping, vocal]
:: Setting :: A wedding
:: Location :: Touama (El Haouz), Marrakech-Tensift-El Haouz (Morocco)
:: Language :: Tachelhit
:: Culture :: Moroccan, Amazigh / Berber, High Atlas
:: Session :: Touama 9/67
:: Date :: 09/01/1967-09/30/1967
:: Reference Information :: T2086.0, Track 28 (00:01:41)
:: Original Format :: Reel to Reel
:: Session Notes ::
1 - Alan Lomax made these recordings at a wedding in the village of Touama in the High Atlas Mountains. The bride is from the family of Moulay al-Hussain bin al-Haj Brahim, who is interviewed on track 8.
:: Recording Notes ::
0 - Fifteen girls in 2 rows facing each other. "Our king is coming with all his family and now the daughters of Shefa (?) (dynasty) come to be part of this beautiful day."
:: Collection :: Morocco 1967

 

 

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