:: Title :: Our King is Coming (continued) / Qur'anic recitation
:: Genre :: dance tune, prayer, recitation, wedding song
:: Performers & Instruments ::
Unidentified men [vocal]
Unidentified women [clapping, vocal]
:: Setting :: A wedding
:: Location :: Touama (El Haouz), Marrakech-Tensift-El Haouz (Morocco)
:: Language :: Tachelhit
:: Culture :: Moroccan, Amazigh / Berber, High Atlas
:: Session :: Touama 9/67
:: Date :: 09/01/1967-09/30/1967
:: Reference Information :: T2086.0, Track 29 (00:03:26)
:: Original Format :: Reel to Reel
:: Session Notes ::
1 - Alan Lomax made these recordings at a wedding in the village of Touama in the High Atlas Mountains. The bride is from the family of Moulay al-Hussain bin al-Haj Brahim, who is interviewed on track 8.
:: Recording Notes ::
0 - A continuation of the same dance song from the previous track (T2086R28). In the background, men recite verses from the Qur?an (in Standard Arabic) to bless a young boy undergoing circumcision.
:: Collection :: Morocco 1967

 

 

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