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Index Terms

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University of Texas, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

Buffalo Altar, a Texas Symphony, Recording, 1998



Creator Brazos Symphony
Title: Buffalo Altar, a Texas Symphony, recording
Dates: 1998
Abstract: Composed of an audiocassette tape, the "Buffalo Altar, A Texas Symphony," Recording, 1998, documents the Brazos Symphony's performance of this piece, conducted by Jefferson Todd Frazier.
Identification: urn:taro:utexas.cah.02487
Extent: 1 item
Language: Materials are written in English.
Repository: Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

Historical Note

Commissioned by the Eastman School of Music in Rochester, New York, the "Buffalo Altar, A Texas Symphony," was the result of a three-year collaboration between composer Jefferson Todd Frazier and writer Stephen Harrigan. The symphony narrates the experiences of an 81-year-old oil entrepreneur in West Texas.

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Scope and Contents

Composed of an audiocassette tape, the "Buffalo Altar, A Texas Symphony," Recording, 1998, documents the Brazos Symphony's performance of this piece, conducted by Jefferson Todd Frazier. Narrated by Barry Corbin from the perspective of an 81-year-old oil entrepreneur, the symphony recording describes life in West Texas and the oil industry.

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Restrictions

Conditions Governing Access

Access to some audiovisual formats requires an appointment; contact repository for more information.

Conditions Governing Use

There are no use restrictions on this collection. Publisher is responsible for complying with copyright law. 

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Index Terms

Personal Names
Corbin, Barry
Frazier, Jefferson Todd
Harrigan, Stephen
Corporate Names
Brazos Symphony
Eastman school of music
Subjects
Petroleum industry and trade
Places
West Texas
Document Types
Symphonies

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Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Buffalo Altar, a Texas Symphony, recording, 1998, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin.

Processing Information

Basic processing and cataloging of this collection was supported with funds from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission (NHPRC) for the Briscoe Center's "History Revealed: Bringing Collections to Light" project, 2009-2011. Subsequent revision by Amanda Reyes, February 2021.

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Accession Number

99-002

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OCLC Number

775018776

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Detailed Description of the Collection

Inventory

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2.325/S45 [unk_115925] Audiocassette tape, 1998

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