Songs of the steppes

Al-Salhi is a staple of Tunisian folklore with a strong personality that permeates the collective memory - a living monument that retraces and depicts the details of everyday life in both its simplicity and complexity, as well as particular events and sentiments.
26 April 2022
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Al-Salhi est une figure du folklore tunisien, dotée d'une forte personnalité, qui foisonne dans la mémoire collective. Il s'agit d'un monument vivant qui retrace et illustre les détails de la vie quotidienne dans sa simplicité et sa complexité, ainsi que les événements et les sentiments.

الصالحي طبع من الطبوع الشعبية التونسية قوية الشخصية الذي تزخر به الذاكرة الجماعية. هو وثيقة حية أرّخت وما تزال لتفاصيل الحياة اليومية في بساطتها وتعقيدها وفي أحداثها وأحاسيسها.

Created by
Rabeb Srairi
Mixing - Sound Design
Oussema Gaidi
Hathemi Smedhi

A genre capable of transporting us into great depths, where the mountains meet the land and a singular melody is created, tinged with a splendid richness. Al-Salhi has marked Tunisian folklore with its distinct character, and geographically spread to the central and western parts of the country, adopted by and attributed to the tribes. Al-Salhi Mathlouthi became famous and engraved in the collective memory. It is a living monument that relates and recounts the details of everyday life in both its simplicity and complexity, as well as particular events and sentiments. 

We begin our journey with Al-Salhi through two intersecting points: a scientific and technical approach mixed with the exploration of experiences and self-reflection, with the aim of identifying the particularities of this musical expression, its richness, its diversity, as well as its historical and geographical formation.

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