:: Title :: Shepherd's tune
:: Genre :: instrumental, shepherd's song
:: Performers & Instruments ::
Unidentified [kamanjah, tawat]
:: Group Name :: Ahaidou Shepherds
:: Setting :: By the roadside
:: Location :: Dades Valley (Ouarzazate), Souss-Massa-Dra‚ (Morocco)
:: Culture :: Moroccan, Amazigh / Berber, High Atlas
:: Session :: Dades Valley 9/67
:: Date :: 09/01/1967-09/30/1967
:: Reference Information :: T2090.0, Track 10 (00:00:41)
:: Original Format :: Reel to Reel
:: Session Notes ::
1 - Recordings of a troupe of traveling ahaidou (Central Moroccan shepherd folk) musicians from the High Atlas town of Rich. The tawat (double oboe) player demonstrates various musical commands he uses in his shepherding ?different tunes for gathering, driving, or scattering the flock, as well as calls to frighten away wild animals.
:: Recording Notes ::
0 - Wandering musicians from Rich. He's singing about his mother. [Source: Tape notes]
:: Collection :: Morocco 1967

 

 

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