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Wedding Songs and Ululation

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

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Moroccan weddings are musical (shwiya deafening) events. These recordings are from two weddings that were recently in the Fes Medina.

A song sung by a professional band that was hired for the event:

Spontaneous ululation by female guests, a common practice at Moroccan weddings:

Men–guests–singing, while waiting for dinner to be served: