:: Title :: Description of circumcision ceremony
:: Genre :: commentary, prayer, recitation, spoken
:: Performers & Instruments ::
Lomax, Alan [vocal]
Unidentified interpreter [vocal]
:: Setting :: A wedding
:: Location :: Touama (El Haouz), Marrakech-Tensift-El Haouz (Morocco)
:: Language :: English
:: Culture :: Moroccan, Amazigh / Berber, High Atlas
:: Session :: Touama 9/67
:: Date :: 09/01/1967-09/30/1967
:: Reference Information :: T2086.0, Track 30 (00:03:47)
:: 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 - Alan Lomax and his interpreter describe the scene. Qur'anic recitation (Standard Arabic) is audible in the background.
:: Collection :: Morocco 1967

 

 

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