Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:
Scope and Contents Material from DownEast Friends of the Folk Arts (DEFFA). DEFFA 's purpose is to aid and encourage the folk arts-- music, dance, storytelling, etc.-- in Maine. The Board of Friends when DEFFA was incorporated as a non-profit included Edward D. "Sandy" Ives and Barbara Ann Herrel “Bobby” Ives.
Dates: circa 1981-2009
Scope and Contents The event was ponsored by the Maine Folklife Center, the first annual Folk Traditions Festival was held November 6-7, 1998 at the University of Maine in Orono. The festival featured musicians and dancers from Cape Breton Island, Nova Scotia. Some examples of the music performed were Cape Breton fiddle music and song selections in English and Gaelic are played with talking interspersed throughout.
Scope and Contents This collection consists of two brief tape-recorded interviews conducted by Davenport apparently for her master’s thesis on Penobscot Indian Music. In all, Davenport interviewed thirty-two informants but most were not recorded.