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Songs and ululation recorded in the Rif Mountains

Posted in Music with tags on February 17, 2008 by Sarah Kate Kramer

These singers live up in the Rif mountains above Chefchauen. They sing and ululate as they work. Excuse the sound quality–the microphone couldn’t handle the volume!

A Siidna Mohammed:

A song incorporating call and response:

A request:

In this recording, the women are singing as they scrub a carpet, listen for the sounds of brushes and water: