Black music in the university system of North Carolina, 1960-1974

UNCG Author/Contributor (non-UNCG co-authors, if there are any, appear on document)
Joseph Thurman Mitchell (Creator)
The University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG )
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Harold Abeles

Abstract: The purpose of this study was to examine the music programs of the five predominantly black and eleven predominantly white constituent institutions of the University of North Carolina in order to determine the extent to which black music has been included in these programs prior and subsequent to the beginning of the "Black Studies Movement" and to make recommendations for its future inclusion. These music programs were studied by using two time periods: 1960-61 through 1966-67(the past) and 1967-68 through 1973-74(the present), allowing an equal amount of time on either side of 1967-68 which was identified as the beginning of the "Black Studies Movement." The instrument for collecting data was a "Black Music Questionnaire" constructed and administered by the investigator. The questionnaire consisted of two types of items: those related to data collected from documents and those related to data collected from interviews with music school deans or department chairmen. Documents included such items as school bulletins or catalogs,concert and lyceum printed programs, library card catalogs, and course syllabi and reading lists.

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Language: English
Date: 1975
Music in universities and colleges $z North Carolina
African Americans $v Music
African American composers
African American college teachers
University of North Carolina (System) $x Faculty
University of North Carolina (System) $v Curricula

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