:: Title :: Praise of the Sultans
:: Genre :: patriotic song, song of praise
:: Performers & Instruments ::
Unidentified [bendir, clapping, vocal]
:: Group Name :: Tariqa Wazzania
:: Setting :: The tomb of Moulay Idriss
:: Location :: Fes (Fès-Dar-Dbibegh), Fès-Boulemane (Morocco)
:: Language :: Arabic, Moroccan Spoken
:: Culture :: Moroccan, Arab, Riffian
:: Session :: Fes III 9/67
:: Date :: 9/27/1967
:: Reference Information :: T3000.0, Track 7 (00:07:46)
:: Original Format :: Reel to Reel
:: Session Notes ::
1 - More recordings from the moussem of Moulay Idriss in Fes. This session comprises mostly religious folk songs and music of Sufi orders (ar. turuq, sing: tariqa). The tradition of celebration and veneration of holy men (ar. auliya') such as Moulay Idriss stems from Sufism, the mystical strand of Islamic belief, and several turuq incorporate music into their ritual practice, including the Hamadcha and 'Aissaouia orders.
:: Recording Notes ::
0 - From Muhammad I to Muhammad V?The Alouite Sultans are praised, one after another "After Muhammad (ed. Note- Muhammad IV) there was Yusuf, after Yusuf there was Hassan V, they worked well for the people." Tempo speeds up, volume of drumming increases: "Hassan II! (repeated) Vive Hassan."
:: Collection :: Morocco 1967

 

 

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