:: Title :: Interview with stonemason
:: Genre :: interview, spoken
:: Performers & Instruments ::
al-Hashtay, Qasim [vocal]
Unidentified man [vocal]
:: Setting :: Unspecified
:: Location :: Tangier (Tangier-Asila), Tangier-Tétouan (Morocco)
:: Language :: Arabic, Moroccan Spoken
:: Culture :: Moroccan, Arab, Riffian
:: Session :: Tangier 9/67
:: Date :: 09/16/1967
:: Reference Information :: T3005.0, Track 13 (00:02:09)
:: Original Format :: Reel to Reel
:: Session Notes ::
1 - Speech samples and dubbed recordings from Tangier. First, a local stonemason is interviewed in Moroccan Arabic. Next, recordings from the personal collections of two famous expatriates - novelist Paul Bowles and writer/artist Brion Gysin.
:: Recording Notes ::
0 - Some of Qasim al-Hashtay's replies: "I work here. I work here but I live with my family... My trade is stonemasonry?I repair the stones in the wall?Me? My name is Qasim al-Hashtay?I live in Douar Mediouna?Yes, I am married, I have four children?I still have my mother, my father died (god have mercy on him).
:: Collection :: Morocco 1967

 

 

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