:: Title :: Interview with the shepherd about preceding tune
:: Genre :: interview, spoken
:: Performers & Instruments ::
Lomax, Alan [vocal]
Unidentified interpreter [vocal]
Unidentified shepherd [vocal]
:: Setting :: By the roadside
:: Location :: Dades Valley (Ouarzazate), Souss-Massa-Dra‚ (Morocco)
:: Language :: Tamazight, Central Atlas
:: Culture :: Moroccan, Amazigh / Berber, High Atlas
:: Session :: Dades Valley 9/67
:: Date :: 09/01/1967-09/30/1967
:: Reference Information :: T2090.0, Track 11 (00:00:27)
:: 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 - Alan Lomax asks the tawat (double-oboe) player if he ever plays the preceding tune to his sheep. [Source: Tape notes]
:: Collection :: Morocco 1967

 

 

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