:: Title :: Interview with Moulay al-Hussain, head of the house, about his farm
:: Genre :: interview, spoken
:: Performers & Instruments ::
bin al-Haj Brahim, Moulay al-Hussain [vocal]
Lomax, Alan [vocal]
Unidentified interpreter [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 32 (00:02:27)
:: 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 - The man?s name is Moulay al-Hussain, bin (son of ) al-Haj Brahim -he is the bride's father. He shows Alan Lomax and his interpreter all the crops he is growing, and gives their common Moroccan names.
:: Collection :: Morocco 1967

 

 

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