Addison W. Reed lectures at the University of Connecticut
- 1977 - 1980
Musician and educator Addison Reed delivered 2 lectures that can be found on 3 reel to reel tapes. Lecture 1 occurred on 4/5/1977 (2015-0002/RR258 copy 1) (2015-0002/RR259 copy 2) and the 2nd happened on 4/1/1980 (2015-0002/RR260).
RR 258 Edward O'Connor begins with a class announcement about the blizzard two weeks previously resulting in a change in the line up of speakers and what will be on the exam. Addison Reed is introduced by Hale Smith, as an authority on Scott Joplin in particular and Ragtime music, in general. Reed's lecture focuses on Scott Joplin and Ragtime.
RR 260 Hale Smith introduces Dr. Addison Reed. Reed will read and talk about the history of Ragtime and some of the major composers of Ragtime.
Biographical / Historical
Addison W. (Addison Walker) Reed was born in 1929 and earned a PhD in musicology from the University of North Carolina in 1973 and published multiple articles regarding the ragtime composer Scott Joplin. Reed held a professorship at Saint Augustine's College and later went to teach at Northern Kentucky University where he was the Chair at the Department of Music. [http://worldcat.org/identities/lccn-n86805176/ https://www.jstor.org/stable/779549https://www.jstor.org/stable/779549]
3 Reels (Magnetic tape audio recordings) : RR 258 1 reel, 1:01:46; tape speed 3¾ IPS; track position ½-Track Mono; Substrate: Polyester. RR 259 1 reel, 1:00:18; tape speed 3¾ IPS; track position ½-Track Mono; Substrate: Polyester. [duplicate of RR 258] RR 260 1 reel, 0:41;21; 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.
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