Instrument Collection

All instruments acquired in 1965 unless noted.

EAST AFRICA

Inanga (zither)

Mbira (1) (1964)

WEST AFRICA

GHANA

Akan (Asante) drums

Abrukuwa (1)

Adawuraa (3)

Adukurogya (1)

Apentemma (1)

Atumpan (2)

Brenko (1)

Donno (4)

Etwie (1) (1963)

Fontomfrom - Bomma (2)

Pasuo (1)

Tamalee (1) (1963) (also used by Ewe & Ga)

Trowa (1)

Twenenini (Kwadum) (1)

Akan bell

Dawuro (2)

Akan lamellophone (thumb piano)

Prempensua (1) (1964)

Dagaba (Dagarti) - Lobi xylophone

Gyili

Ewe drums

Asiwui (3)

Atsimewu (2)

Brekete (imported from the Hausa in northern Ghana) (1) (1963)

Kaganu (2)

Kidi (4)

Sogo (4)

Tamalee (1) (also used by Akan & Ga)

Ewe bells and rattles

Adodo (multiple bell associated with Yewe cult) (1)

Atoke (bell) (1) (1963)

Axatse (rattle) (7)

Gakogui (bell) (11) (1963-1965)

Frafra fiddle

Durungu, gonje (1) (1963)

Ga drums

Tamalee (1) (also used by Akan & Ewe)

SENEGAMBIA

Mande

Kora (harp lute) (2) (1969-1970)

OTHER

Riti (1) (1963)