Note: The "Moulay Hassan" referred to in this song is most likely the contemporary King Hassan II (1929-1999) of Morocco’s Alouite Dynasty, though he could also be a locally-revered Sufi master or perhaps even Al-Hassan ibn ‘Ali ibn Abi Talib (the Prophet’s grandson), though this is less likely.
About the session: A series of songs by a group of women in the Amazigh / Berber village of Aguelmouss in Ouarzazate Province. These dance songs feature rhythmic accompaniment on the naqus, a percussion instrument which consists of a brass tray which is beaten with iron rods.
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