David Locke Papers, 1988 -- 2011

Overview

Title: David Locke Papers
Dates: 1988 -- 2011
Creator: Locke, David
Call Number: MS122
Size: 1.2 Cubic Feet, 1 record carton, 1034 Digital Object(s)
Language(s): English  
Permanent URL: http://hdl.handle.net/10427/003643
Location:
    Digital Collections and Archives, Tufts University
    archives@tufts.edu
    http://sites.tufts.edu/dca/

Description

This collection contains audio and textual files created to provide access to David Locke's collection of Agbadza and Dagomba drumming and song.

Arrangement

This collection is organized in three series: Oral History Interviews; Dagomba Dance Drumming materials; Agbadza collection.

Biography/History

David Locke is Professor of Music at Tufts University. He earned his B.A., 1972, and Ph.D., 1978, both from Wesleyan University. Locke is an ethnomusicologist specializing in traditional African music and dance. He began teaching at Tufts part−time as the director of the African Music Ensemble in 1979, eventually earning tenure in the early 1990s. He is founder and director of the Agbekor Drum and Dance Society, and author of Drum Gahu: The Rhythms of West African Music.

Access and Use

Access Restrictions

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Use Restrictions

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Collection History

Processing Notes

This collection is minimally processed and may not be available for research

Subjects and Genre Terms
  • Ethnomusicology
  • Dagomba (Ghana)
  • Locke, David
  • Faculty research

Series Description

  1. Oral History Interviews, 1988 -- 2007

    Interviews with Alhaji Abubakari Lunna

  2. Dagomba Dance Drumming materials, 1989 -- 2010

    This series contains audio and textual files created to provide digital access to David Locke's Dagomba Dance Drumming material.

  3. Agbadza collection, 2011

    This series contains audio and textual files created to provide digital access to David Locke's collection of Agbadza drumming and song.



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