[Tribute to Undine Moore]

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Date
unknown/unknown
Summary
This film opens in a classroom, showing a music teacher working through a piece with a group of string musicians. He goes on to talk about an influential teacher he had at Virginia State College named Undine Moore. Quipped the "Dean of Black Women Composers," Undine Eliza Anna Smith Moore was a notable and prolific American composer and professor of music in the twentieth century. Much of her work was inspired by black spirituals and folk music. She was a renowned teacher, and once stated that she experienced “teaching itself as an art.” Towards the end of her life, she received many notable awards for her accomplishments as a music educator.
Genres
Historical; Interview; Music
Subject
Composers ; Music--Instruction and study ; Music teachers ; Women music teachers ; African American music teachers.
Collection
IUL Moving Image Archive
Unit
IUL Moving Image Archive
Physical Description
1 Film (0:11:02); 16mm
Other Identifiers
IULMIA Film Database: 40000003346790; Other: GR00443075; MDPI Barcode: 40000003346790

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