The Black Composer Speaks Collection, 1958-1987, bulk 1970-1977

Collection Number

SC 35


Afro-American Arts Institute, Indiana University


This collection includes interviews and research materails used for the production of the book The Black Composer Speaks (1978), a project initiated by the Afro-American Arts Institute at Indiana University, and co-edited by Lida M. Belt, David N. Baker and Herman C. Hudson. The majority of the interviews were conducted by Lida Belt (Baker).


9 boxes (3.75 linear ft.) + 2 audiocassettes : analog (approximately 1.5 hours) + 14 audiotape reels (approximately 24.5 hours)