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Edward O'Connor lectures at the University of Connecticut

 Digital Record


  • 1986 - 1988


Professor Edward O'Connor delivered 2 lectures. 1st was 12/2/1986 (2015-0002/RR238) and the 2nd was 2/2/1988 (2015-0002/RR239). RR 238 Leon Bailey makes several class related announcements before introducing Edward O'Connor who is speaking instead of the scheduled musician Solomon Galory (sp?). O'Connor provides a summation of the speakers over the last seventeen years of this class entitled "Current Issues and Views on the Black Experience in Music." RR 239 Edward O'Connor discusses the history of the course "Black Experience in the Arts."

Biographical / Historical

Edward O'Connor was a Professor in the Music Department in the School of Fine Arts, University of Connecticut from 1970-1994. He also co-taught the Black Experience in the Arts course with Hale Smith for several years.


2 Reels (Magnetic tape audio recordings ) : RR 238 1 reel, 0:33:57; tape speed 3¾ IPS; track position ½-Track Mono; Substrate: Polyester. RR 239 1 reel, 0:27:07; tape speed 3¾ IPS; track position ½-Track Mono; Substrate: Polyester.

Existence and Location of Originals

Original audio recordings reside in the University of Connecticut, Black Experience in the Arts Collection, Archives & Special Collections, UConn Library

Repository Details

Part of the Archives and Special Collections, University of Connecticut Library Repository

University of Connecticut Library
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