:: Title :: Scattering the Flock
:: Genre :: instrumental, shepherd's song
:: Performers & Instruments ::
Unidentified [bendir, tawat, vocal]
:: 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 12 (00:02:13)
:: 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 - Scattering the flock - double oboe and drum. [Source: Tape notes]
:: Collection :: Morocco 1967

 

 

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