Note: Another song taught to Abdellatif ar-Riffi by his mother, sung in Tarifit, the language of the Imazighen (Berbers) of the Rif Mountains. Translation is provided on the following track (T3001R19), Tarifit text and further explanation on track after that (T30001R20).
About the session: Folk hymns and lullabies sung by Abdellatif ar-Riffi, an 18 year old student in Fes, originally from a mixed Arab-Amazigh family from the Rif, near Nador. He sings both in Moroccan Arabic and in Tarifit, the Amazigh language of the Rif Mountains. Riffi is an 18-year-old engineering student who lives precariously in the medina, from region de Nadore.
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