UW Ethnomusicology Archives video recordings: Bart Komoah bawa demonstration, 2008-02-29  PDF

Overview of the Collection

Creator
Sercombe, Laurel; University of Washington Ethnomusicology Archives
Title
UW Ethnomusicology Archives video recordings: Bart Komoah bawa demonstration
Dates
2008-02-29
Quantity
1 items  :  OT - 1 vct (mini-DV) (digital, stereo); WD - 1 DVD (color, digital, stereo); Duration: 00:41:38
Collection Number
2008005
Summary
Lecture-demonstration on "Bawa" for high school students on University of Washington World Languages Day, 2/29/08, School of Music Room 213.
Repository
University of Washington Ethnomusicology Archives
University of Washington
Ethnomusicology Archives
Box 353450
Seattle, WA
98195-3450
Telephone: 206-543-0974
ethnoarc@uw.edu
Access Restrictions

Access is restricted.

Languages
English


Content DescriptionReturn to Top

Presentation by Bart Komoah, including demonstration of the gyil (xylophone) and Bawa (dance); introduction by Cody Case; demonstration assistance provided by several students.

Recorded by Laurel Sercombe for the University of Washington Ethnomusicology Archives.

Total duration: 41:38.

Transmission Date: Digital files created 4/15/2008 - 2008-5_Komoah.iMovieProject; DVD work disc (WD) produced 3/2012.

Historical NoteReturn to Top

Laurel Sercombe has been the Archivist for the Ethnomusicology Program at the University of Washington since 1982. She has co-produced a series of music recordings with Northwest Folklife, lectured for classes in Ethnomusicology, Library and Information Science, and American Indian Studies, and designed and taught a course on sound archiving. In 1998 she received a pre-doctoral Smithsonian Research Fellowship and in 2001 received her Ph.D. with the dissertation And Then It Rained: Power and Song in Western Washington Coast Salish Myth Narratives. She is a member of the Music Library Association, the Association for Recorded Sound Collections, and the Society for Ethnomusicology, for which she served as Current Discographer 1992–2000 and Treasurer 2000–2004. She serves on the boards of Jack Straw Productions and Northwest Heritage Resources. In 2013 she organized and hosted "Sounds of the World," a series of six programs for UWTV featuring film footage from the Robert Garfias Collection in the Ethnomusicology Archives.

Administrative InformationReturn to Top


Detailed Description of the CollectionReturn to Top

Description Dates
2008005-0001
1 optical media : DVD - unpublished; Tracks: 1
Presentation by Bart Komoah, including demonstration of the gyil (xylophone) and Bawa (dance); introduction by Cody Case; demonstration assistance provided by several students.
2008-02-29

Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

  • Subject Terms :
  • Dance--Ghana
  • Ethnomusicology
  • Gyil
  • Video recordings in ethnomusicology
  • Xylophone
  • Geographical Names :
  • Africa
  • Ghana
  • Seattle (Wash.)
  • West Africa
  • Form or Genre Terms :
  • Lecture
  • Video recordings
  • Other Creators :
    • Personal Names :
    • Komoah, Bart (performer)