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Guide to the University of Alabama, Frank M. Moody Music Building articles MSS.3702

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Publication:

University Libraries Division of Special Collections, The University of Alabama

Box 870266
Tuscaloosa, Alabama, 35487-0266
205.348.0500
archives@ua.edu

February 2013

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Language Usage:

English

Description Rules:

Describing Archives: A Content Standard

Collection Title:

University of Alabama, Frank M. Moody Music Building articles

Unit ID:

MSS.3702

Repository:

University Libraries Division of Special Collections, The University of Alabama

Quantity:

0.05 Linear feet

Dates:

1987-1988

Abstract:

Articles covering the construction and dedication of the Frank M. Moody Music Building on the University of Alabama campus in 1987 and 1988.

Biographical/Historical note

The Frank M. Moody Music Building is the home of UA’s School of Music and has 105,000 square feet of floor space used for rehearsal rooms, a recital hall, a media center, research labs for music education and therapy, and studios equipped for electronic and computer music among other things.

The building also contains a 1,000-seat concert hall, patterned after the home of the Vienna Philharmonic, and a Holtkamp organ which stands three stories high with four manuals. The flowers, trees, and benches of the building’s large courtyard complete the picture of a modern facility in a graceful setting.

The Moody Music Building is named for Frank Maxwell Moody, an 1897 UA graduate who went on to become a Tuscaloosa banker and dedicated community leader. The building opened in 1988 with a series of concerts that included a performance by Metropolitan Opera soprano Marilyn Horne.

Scope and Contents note

The collection contains articles from the Tuscaloosa News, covering the construction and dedication of the Frank M. Moody Music Building on the University of Alabama campus in 1987 and 1988.

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Preferred Citation:

University of Alabama, Frank M. Moody Music Building articles, W.S. Hoole Special Collections Library, University Libraries Division of Special Collections, The University of Alabama

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Martha Bace, 2013

Acquisition Information:

Bettie Ann Clieno (?)

Source(s)

Moody, Frank M. (local)

Architecture and Landscape (localbroad)

Education (localbroad)

University of Alabama (localbroad)

Articles Box SC0087 Folder 3702.01