Note: Some of Qasim al-Hashtay's replies: "I work here. I work here but I live with my family... My trade is stonemasonry…I repair the stones in the wall…Me? My name is Qasim al-Hashtay…I live in Douar Mediouna…Yes, I am married, I have four children…I still have my mother, my father died (god have mercy on him).
About the session: Speech samples and dubbed recordings from Tangier. First, a local stonemason is interviewed in Moroccan Arabic. Next, recordings from the personal collections of two famous expatriates— novelist Paul Bowles and writer/artist Brion Gysin.
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