BELLS IN THE VALLEY
The story of Western Carolina University
Originally produced by the Mountain Heritage Center 1989
Written by Tyler Blethen, Professor Emeritus, History Curtis Wood, Professor Emeritus, History
Narrated by Gurney Chambers, Professor Emeritus, Education
Photography by Mark Haskett and Ashley T.Evans
Audio by
Bruce Frazier, Professor, Carol Grotnes Belk Endowed Chair Commercial and Electronic Music
Edited by Jesse Romine
Produced by Arledge Armenaki, Associate Professor, Motion Picture & Television Production Program, School of Stage & Screen

The Bells in the Valley 1989 multimedia production was created by: Jan Davidson, Tyler Blethen, Curtis Woods, Gurney Chambers, Michael Kline, Kevin Fitzpatrick, Betty Lynn Kirwan, Jim Rowell, Larry Tucker and Mark Haskett

Special Thanks to:
Beth Lofquist, Interim Provost, Staff of the Mountain Heritage Center- Scott Philyaw, Director and Associate Professor of History; Peter Koch, Pam Meister, Sonrisa Crespin, Cristen Cameron
Special Collections, Hunter Library: George Frizzell, Jason Brady

Voice Recordings: Gary Carden, Gerald Eller, Ray Gibbs, Suzanne McDowell, Madge Merrill,Ralph Redpath for Tom Underwood, David Belcher
Music students Clay Miller and Owen Tharp, Music in Audio and Media Production Class

Produced in celebration of Western Carolina University on the occasion of the installation of the 15th leader of Western Carolina University, David Belcher, March 29, 2012
Anna McFadden, Professor, Director of Academic Engagement and IT Governance, Installation
“Bells in the Valley” Subcommittee Chair
Based on the book - A Mountain Heritage: The Illustrated History of Western Carolina University by Curtis Wood and Tyler Blethen, Western Carolina University, Cullowhee, NC 1989.

All music falls under the Fair Use Doctrine.
Music Credits
"Beautiful Valley," music by Bruce H. Frazier, © 2012. Sallycrab Music, BMI

"Remembrance," music by Bruce H. Frazier, © 2012. Sallycrab Music, BMI

"Echoes," Bruce H. Frazier, © 2012. Sallycrab Music, BMI

"Wistful and Blue," music by Julian Davidson, lyrics by Ruth Etting, 1926. Recorded by the Paul Whiteman Orchestra.

WCU Fight Song, music by Richard Trevarthen. Recorded by the WCU Marching Band, Bob Buckner, director.

"Mood Indigo," words and music by Barney Bigard, Duke Ellington and Irving Mills, 1930. Recorded by Duke Ellington

"Sun Valley Jump," music by Jerry Gray, Mutual Music Society, Inc. (ASCAP), 1941. Recorded by the Glenn Miller Band.

"Tutti Frutti," words and music by Penniman, LaBostrie, and Lubin, 1955. Recorded by Little Richard.

"Green River" words and music by John C Fogarty, © Concord Music Group, Inc, 1969. Recorded by Creedence Clearwater Revival

Main Title to "A Beautiful Mind," music by James Horner. Universal, 2001. Soundtrack Recording.

WCU Alma Mater, words by W.E. Bird, arranged by Richard Trevarthen. Recorded by the WCU Marching Band, Bob Buckner, director.

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