:: Title :: 'Aish al-Malik (Long Live the King)
:: Genre :: patriotic song, wedding song
:: Performers & Instruments ::
Unidentified [bendir, darbaka, ghaita, kettle drum, vocal]
:: Group Name :: Troupe of Monsieur Abderrahmane ben Mohamed
:: Setting :: A wedding
:: Location :: Erfoud (Errachidia), Meknčs-Tafilalet (Morocco)
:: Language :: Arabic, Moroccan Spoken
:: Culture :: Moroccan, Arab, Saharan
:: Session :: Erfoud I 9/67
:: Date :: 09/17/1967
:: Reference Information :: T2091.0, Track 33 (00:02:52)
:: Original Format :: Reel to Reel
:: Session Notes ::
1 - A collection of wedding music and festivities recorded in the southeastern town of Erfoud on the edge of the Sahara Desert. The wedding took place on September 17th, 1967. The lead instrument on these recordings is ghaita (oboe) with three percussion instruments (bendir, darbaka and kettle drum) forming the rhythm section. The names of the musicians are as follows : Abderrahmane ben Mohamed, his sons Mohamed and Abdelkader ben Abderrahmane, Ahmed Benjilali, and Mohamed ben Lakhlifa ?all residents of Erfoud.
:: Recording Notes ::
0 - This song praises then-King Hassan II (1929-1999) and his father Muhammad V (1909-1961) ?at 00:00:45 the singer shouts ?aish al malik! (long live the King).
:: Collection :: Morocco 1967

 

 

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