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William Grant Still : trailblazer from the South

Author: William Grant StillPhillip ByrdCarol WonsavageEileen SouthernLászló HalászAll authors
Publisher: [Conway, Ark.?] : Arkansas Educational Television Commission ; Flagstaff, AZ : William Grant Still Music [distributor, 1984]
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : English
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This 1984 PBS documentary examines the career of Afro-American composer William Grant Still (1895-1978). It includes excerpts from concert performances of Still's music, as well as interviews with Still's daughter Judith, Harvard historian Eileen Southern, conductor László Hálasz, and others. Also included are excerpts from radio interviews by Still and his wife, Verna Arvey.
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Named Person: William Grant Still; William Grant Still
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: William Grant Still; Phillip Byrd; Carol Wonsavage; Eileen Southern; László Halász; Judith Anne Still; Verna Arvey; B A Nugent; Ruth C Friedberg; Robert Bland; Kit Carson; Earl Robinson; Dale Richardson; Alex Haley; J Angus Campbell; Bill McCutcheon; Arkansas Educational Television Commission.; William Grant Still Music (Firm); Johnson-Trumble Productions.
OCLC Number: 43742618
Notes: Date in credits and on container: c1984.
Credits: Videography, Robert Bland, Kit Carson, Earl Robinson, Dale Richardson ; narrator, Alex Haley ; music mix, Johnson-Trumble Productions, Richard Ruhe ; editors, J. Angus Campbell, Bill McCutcheon.
Performer(s): Eileen Southern, László Hálasz, Judith Still, Verna Arvey, B.A. Nugent, Ruth Friedberg, interviewees.
Target Audience: "Can be used as supplementary material for secondary and college level courses"--Container.
Description: 1 videocassette (28 min.) : sd., col. with b&w sequences ; 1/2 in.
Details: VHS.
Other Titles: Trailblazer from the South
Responsibility: director-writer, Phillip Byrd ; executive producer, Carol Wonsavage.

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This 1984 PBS documentary examines the career of Afro-American composer William Grant Still (1895-1978). It includes excerpts from concert performances of Still's music, as well as interviews with Still's daughter Judith, Harvard historian Eileen Southern, conductor László Hálasz, and others. Also included are excerpts from radio interviews by Still and his wife, Verna Arvey.

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