David Kettlewell died, of heart disease, in April 2011. As he wished, this website is being maintained
in memory of his ideas, and his influence on the people he met and taught. All contact details containing
his name are null and void, of course, but further details on some of the pages can be obtained from his
You can start
Tha transfer of David's thesis to electronic form was almost complete; in the left navigation column,
"sources" and "process" (under "Introduction) were still waiting and at the bottom, "Etymology", "Structure"
and "European fretted instruments" were also not transferred.
Throughout, texts have been left in the present tense, as he wrote them.