From Kerkennah to Djerba, with beating drums

Whether in Kerkennah or Djerba, the rhythms are quite similar: they are airy and jerky, with a perpetual back and forth. The Zokra (flute) and the Tbal (drum) are the most prominent instruments of the Tunisian islands.
28 December 2021
series [{"user_id":"1473","role":"Editing, Mixing, Sound Design"},{"user_id":"1487","role":"Illustrations"},[],{"user_id":"1554","role":"French Translation"}] https://inkyfada.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/12/Podcast-Tbarbiche-EP6.mp3 https://inkyfada.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/12/Tbarbiche-EP6-ar.srt https://inkyfada.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/12/Tbarbiche-EP6-fr.srt Tbarbich | Épisode 6: De Kerkennah à Djerba, tambour battant - تبربيش | الحلقة 6: من قرقنة لجربة، طبّال يضرب Épisode 6: De Kerkennah à Djerba, tambour battant - الحلقة 6: من قرقنة لجربة، طبّال يضرب Que ce soit à Djerba ou à Kerkennah, les rythmes sont assez semblables : ils sont aériens,saccadés avec un perpétuel va et vient.La Zokra (flûte) et le Tbal (tambour) sont les instruments phares des îles tunisiennes.  في الجزيرة، الطبّال يطبّل. في جربة أو في قرقنة، النغمة متقاربة وهوائية، فيها حركة وذهاب وإياب لا يتوقف. الزكرة والطبل هي من بين الآلات التي تميز الموسيقى في الجزر التونسية.
Created by
Rabeb Srairi
Editing, Mixing, Sound Design
Oussema Gaidi
Tayma Ben Ahmed
French Translation
Olfa Dridi

Each piece of music has its own meaning. How would your music sound if you were rocked by the rolling of the waves?

In this episode we will experience getting lost on an island, surrounded by its sounds and melodies.

The Zokra (flute) and the Tbal (drum) are the flagship instruments of the Tunisian islands, present both in private festivities and in the public sphere.

The music is not only a means of communication, it also reflects peoples' experiences, their daily lives, their problems, and their marginalisation, which can be caused geographical factors or purely social or political motivations.

The scope of the music on these islands is as vast as the sea that surrounds them.

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