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Charles F. Bryan recital program

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Identifier: 2017-0023

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Folder contains a recital program titled George Peabody College for Teachers presents Charles F. Bryan recitalist American Folk Music. The recital was held on Tuesday, July 18, 1950 at 8:00pm. In the program, George Pullen Jackson, an eminent folk music authority, lists several reasons why Bryan met the approval of American audiences. The folk music titles listed consists of music from Anglo-American Ballads, From Revolutionary Days, White Spirituals and their forerunners, Early American Courtin’ and Love Songs, Chilluns Songs and Husband and wife. Born in McMinnville, Tennessee, Bryan is considered to be one of Tennessee’s greatest composers and musicians. Bryan taught at George Peabody College in Nashville, Tennessee Polytechnic Institute in Cookeville, and the Indian Spring School for Boys in Alabama. Bryan Fine Arts Building on Tennessee Technological University campus was constructed in 1981 and named in his honor.

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  • 1950-07-18


1 Sheets (1 folder with 1 folded program)