Van Appledorn, Mary Jeanne 1976

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Mary Jeanne Van Appledorn talks with Jack Sheridan, fine arts editor for the Lubbock Avalanche-Journal, about her compositions and work done while she was a member of the Texas Tech music department faculty.

General Interview Information

Interviewee Name: Van Appledorn, Mary Jeanne

Additional Parties Recorded: None

Date: 1976

Location: Lubbock, Texas

Interviewer: Jack Sheridan

Length: 30 minutes


Tape 1, Side 1: Introduction by Jack Sheridan, Information about Mary Jeanne Van Appledorn, Concerto to be performed, Compositions performed by others, Emotional reactions, Tempo differentiations, As a composer, Conflict with teaching activities, Commission work, Hood College Choir, Frederick, Maryland, International Women’s Year Commemoration (1975), Theme selection, Lubbock Independent School District, U. S. Bicentennial Choral Festival, Poetry used, Concerto for Piano and Orchestra by Ms. Van Appledorn, Origin of composition (1954), Length, contents of movements, Future plans.

Tape 1, Side 2: Blank

Range Dates: 1954-1976

Bulk Dates: 1954-1976

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