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This collection consists of 18 Panasonic Mini DV tapes of interviews and other raw film used in the creation of the documentary film about Philip Belt titled “Phil Belt and the Forte Piano.” Also included in the collection is a DVD copy of the final documentary along with a booklet documenting major life events for Belt. The DVD contains the following chapters: 1. Road Trip, 2. Introducing Phil Belt, 3. Getting Into Piano Building, 4. The Historical Performance Revival, 5. Phil Belt the Forte Piano Maker, 6. End Credits, Bonus: 1. Growing Up (Phil’s Younger Years).


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For more information or to use any of these collections, contact:
Special Collections, Morrow Library
Marshall University
One John Marshall Drive
Huntington, WV 25755
(304) 696-2343


Span Date: 2007-2008