:: Title :: Conversation with unidentified woman
:: Genre :: conversation, spoken
:: Performers & Instruments ::
Interpreter [vocal]
Lomax, Alan [vocal]
unidentified woman [vocal]
:: Setting :: Unspecified
:: Location :: Ouarzazate (Ouarzazate), Souss-Massa-Dra‚ (Morocco)
:: Language :: Tachelhit
:: Culture :: Moroccan, Amazigh / Berber, High Atlas
:: Session :: Ouarzazate II 9/67
:: Date :: 09/13/1967
:: Reference Information :: T2090.0, Track 3 (00:01:25)
:: Original Format :: Reel to Reel
:: Session Notes ::
1 - A collection of amarg (improvised sung poetry) songs, similar to those from Alan Lomax?s Marrakech recordings. This rais (itinerant Amazigh / Berber musician) is accompanied on the rabab (bowed upright lute), with rhythm on the naqus (small brass cymbal, struck with iron sticks).
:: Recording Notes ::
0 - Alan Lomax compliments a woman?s voice; then she has a conversation with his interpreter, evidently refusing to be recorded.
:: Collection :: Morocco 1967

 

 

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