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T. C. Christensen recording of The sounding tree: the art of violin making, 2005

 Series — Carton: 2, item: 13
Identifier: MSS 9039 Series 18

Scope and Contents

From the Collection:

Contains shooting scripts, reel-to-reel tapes, VHS tapes, and DVDs of T. C. Christensen's various films and projects including, "Only a Stonecutter," "17 Miracles," and "Ephraim's Rescue." Films and projects were produced mainly in Utah and relate especially to the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and its history. Dated 1975-2013.


  • 2005


Conditions Governing Access

Open for public research.

Conditions Governing Use

It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from the T.C. Christensen papers must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Coordinating Committee.

Biographical / Historical

From the Collection:

T.C. Christensen (born 1953) is a Mormon filmmaker in Utah.

He was born in 1953 and grew up in Layton, Utah. He studied filmmaking at Brigham Young University and at the University of Utah. He has made many films about the prophet Joseph Smith and has made many other films associated with Mormonism and the West.


1 videocassettes

Language of Materials



Contents include one VHS cassette tape of the documentary, "The Sounding Tree: the art of violin making," directed by T.C. Christensen. The film is about Peter Paul Prier, master luthier and founder of The Violin Making School of America, who reveals the distinctive art of violin making, from selecting the wood to tuning up the strings. The tape has a run time of twenty six minutes and is dated 2005.


Title from label on videocassette.

Repository Details

Part of the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Repository

1130 HBLL
Brigham Young University
Provo Utah 84602 United States