Qanaqeno – Songs – is a very special folk song genre on Socotra.
It is a sort of pastoral songs related with the specific labor of shepherds
of the Highlands.
This Qanone – Song was recorded with the help of Fatima on the slope
of Mauna Mountain in 1979. It tells about the goat who always escapes.
The name of this kind of songs comes from the Ancient Greek word
κανών – “measuring rod, standard”.