Mark Foutch Brass Band Music and Bass Drum

Overview

Scope and Contents

Biographical Note

Subject Terms

Administrative Information

Detailed Description

Band Books

Music Library

Sound Recordings

Bass Drum and Textiles



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Finding Aid for Mark Foutch Brass Band Music and Bass Drum, 1954-1977 | The Sousa Archives and Center for American Music

By Nolan Vallier, Elizabeth Hartman, Somer Pelczar, Carol Berthold, Jeremy Schmitt

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Collection Overview

Title: Mark Foutch Brass Band Music and Bass Drum, 1954-1977Add to your cart.

ID: 12/9/148

Primary Creator: Foutch, Mark R. (1922-2002)

Extent: 24.5 cubic feet

Arrangement: Series 1 is organized by part. Series 2 is arranged into two subseries 1) Octavo Scores and 2) Concert Band Scores. Both subseries are organized alphabetically by title of piece. Series 3 is organized chronologically.

Date Acquired: 03/25/2016. More info below under Accruals.

Subjects: Bands, Instrumental music, Music - United States

Languages: English

Scope and Contents of the Materials

Consists of sheet music and bass drum used by the Mark Foutch Band during Foutch's tenure as its founding band director beween 1954 and 1977, and later by guest conductors of the ensemble. Also includes sound recordings of the Band.

Biographical Note

Dr. Mark R. Foutch was born in Oklahoma City, Oklaohoma on July 22, 1922, the son of Mark R. and Grace Wormood Foutch Sr.  He began his music studies at an early age. He attended Springfield, Illinois schools as a child and eventually received his optometry degree in 1947 from Monroe College of Optometry.  He was a World War II veteran and practiced optometry in Central Illinois for his entire career.  Foutch played in various professional and community bands around the United States before forming his own commercial ensemble, "The Mark Foutch Brass Band", which he led from 1954 to 1977. The band was based in Champaign, Illinois and performed concerts in the the style of the "John Philip Sousa Band."  In addition he served as the director of the Ansar Temple Shrine Jazz Band out of Springfield, Illinois.  Foutch died on November 6, 2002 and was buried in Champaign, Illinois' Mount Hope Cemetery.

Subject/Index Terms

Bands
Instrumental music
Music - United States

Administrative Information

Repository: The Sousa Archives and Center for American Music

Accruals:

Additional sound recordings donated by Sue and Bruce Wood on March 29, 2016.

Addition of band octavos and concert music donated by Jerry Loyet on May 11, 2016.

Acquisition Source: Jerry Loyet

Acquisition Method: Gift.


Box and Folder Listing


Browse by Series:

[Series 1: Band Books],
[Series 2: Music Library],
[Series 3: Sound Recordings, 1953-2000],
[Series 4: Bass Drum and Textiles],
[All]

Series 1: Band BooksAdd to your cart.

Consists of the musical selections originally housed in the leather band books of The Mark Foutch Brass Band. Also contains one leather band book. Arranged by part. Duplicate folders have been removed; one complete set of music was kept for each part.

The original number and distribution of parts was: 2 first flutes; 2 second flutes; 1 piccolo; 1 first oboe, 1 second oboe, 1 first bassoon; 2 second bassoons; 3 first clarinets; 3 second clarinets; 5 third clarinets; 1 bass clarinets; 1 first alto saxophone; 1 second alto saxophone; 1 tenor saxophone; 1 baritone saxophone; 2 first cornets; 2 second cornets; 2 third cornets; 1 first trumpet; 1 second trumpet; 2 first horns; 1 second horn; 1 third horn; 2 fourth hornsl 2 first trombones; 2 second trombones; 2 third trombones; 1 baritone; 3 euphoniums; 10 tubas.

Pieces Included: 1812 Overture; 22nd Regiment March; A.A. Harding March; Alexander's Ragtime Band; All Those Endearing Young Charms; All Through the Night; Allerseelen (All Souls' Day); Alte Kameraden (Old Comrades); Amazing Grace; America, the Beautiful; American Civil War Fantasy; American Patrol; American Salute; Americans We; Amparito Roca; Armed Forces Salute; Around the World; As Time Goes By; Atlantis; Ballet Music from William Tell; Barnum and Bailey's Favorite; Battle Hymn of the Republic; Beautiful Galatea; Beauty and the Beast; Beer Barrel Polka; Belle of the Ball; Billboard March; Birds of a Feather; Blue Danube Waltz; Blue Moon; Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy; Boston Commandery March; British Eighth; Broadway Curtain Time; Broadway One-Step; Bugler's Holiday; Cajun Folk Songs; Cake Walk; Carnival of Venice; Chicago Tribune; Chorale and Shaker Dance; Circus Bee; Circus King; Ciribiribin; Clarinet Escapade; Clarinet Polka; Climb Ev'ry Mountain; Colonel Bogey on Parade; Colonial Song; Comedians' Gallop; Concert Etude Op. 49; Crimson Petal; Crusader March; Dance of the Jesters; Danny Boy; waltz from Der Rosenkavalier; Die Fledermaus Overture; Dixieland - Front and Center!; Du Lebenfurst, Herr Jesu Christ (Thou Prince of Life, O Christ Our Lord); Easter Monday on the White House Lawn; El Capitan; El Relicario; Elsa's Procession to the Cathedral; Embraceable You; Espana Rhapsodie; Esprit de Corps; Fall of Baghdad; Fantasy Jubiloso; Festive Overture; Funiculi Funicula; Finlandia; First Suite in Eb for Military Band; French National Defile March; From the Shores of the Mighty Pacific; Gallant Seventh; Galop; Glory of the Yankee Navy; God Bless America; Governor's March (Illinois); Hall of Fame; Holy City; Home Town Boy; Hounds of Spring; How High the Moon; Jazz Pizzicato; Jesu, der du meine Seele (Jesu, Who In Sorrow Dying); King Cotton March; La Forze Del Destino Overture; La Gazza Ladra Overture; Lady of Spain; Lassus Trombone; Liberty Bell March; Light Cavalry Overture; Little English Girl (Inglesina); Mache dich, mein Geist, bereit (Rise, My Soul, To Watch); Manhattan Beach March; Maple Leaf Rag; March Foutch; March from Aida; March Militaire Francaise; March of the Steel Men; Mary Poppins (selections); Morning, Noon, and Night in Vienna; Mournful Maggie; Music Man; My Fair Lady; My Hero; National Emblem March; New Colonial March; New World Symphony (finale); Nobles of the Mystic Shrine; Old Timers Waltz; Orange Bowl Field March; Original Dixieland Concerto; Orpheus Overture; Our Flirtations; Over the Rainbow; Over There Fantasie; Pathfinder of Panama; Peaches and Cream; Perpetuum Mobile; Phantom of the Opera Medley; Picadore March; Poet and Peasant Overture; Polka and Peasant Overture; Polka Fugue; Purple Carnival March, Purple Pageant March; Quality-plus March; Radetzky March; Rainbow Ripples; Raymond Overture; Rhapsody in Blue; Rolling Thunder March; Roman Carnival Overture; Royal Welch Fusiliers; Russlan and Ludmilla Overture; Sabre and Spurs March; Sandpaper Ballet; Second Suite for Military Band in F major; Semper Fidelis; Semper Paratus; Serenade for a Picket Fence; Shenandoah; Sinatra in Concert; Slavic Farewell; Solo de Concours; Someone to Watch Over Me; Sound of Music; Southern Cross; Southern Roses; Stars and Stripes Forever; Star-Spangled Banner; Syncopated Clock; Tales From the Vienna Woods; Tapestry for Tuba; Them Basses; Three Trumpeters; Thunder and Blazes March; Thunderer March; Time to Say Goodbye; Toccata; Transit of Venus March; Trombone King March; Trumpeter's Lullaby; Tuba Concerto; Typewriter; US Field Artillery March; USAAC March; Valdres; Victory at Sea; Walking Frog; Washington Post March; Windy Willie; Wizard of Oz; World is Waiting for the Sunrise; Yankee Doodle; Yankee Doodlin'; You're a Grand Old Flag; Zacatecas Mexican March; Zampa.

Box 1Add to your cart.
Folder 1: Band Books: Piccolo (1 of 2)Add to your cart.
Folder 2: Band Books: Piccolo (2 of 2)Add to your cart.
Folder 3: Band Books: 1st Flute (1 of 2)Add to your cart.
Folder 4: Band Books: 1st Flute (2 of 2)Add to your cart.
Folder 5: Band Books: 2nd Flute (1 of 2)Add to your cart.
Folder 6: Band Books: 2nd Flute (2 of 2)Add to your cart.
Folder 7: Band Books: 1st Oboe (1 of 2)Add to your cart.
Folder 8: Band Books: 1st Oboe (2 of 2)Add to your cart.
Folder 9: Band Books: 2nd Oboe (1 of 2)Add to your cart.
Folder 10: Band Books: 2nd Oboe (2 of 2)Add to your cart.
Folder 11: Band Books: 1st Bassoon (1 of 2)Add to your cart.
Folder 12: Band Books: 1st Bassoon (2 of 2)Add to your cart.
Folder 13: Band Books: 2nd Bassoon (1 of 2)Add to your cart.
Folder 14: Band Books: 2nd Bassoon (2 of 2)Add to your cart.
Folder 15: Band Books: 1st Clarinet (1 of 2)Add to your cart.
Folder 16: Band Books: 1st Clarinet (2 of 2)Add to your cart.
Folder 17: Band Books: 2nd Clarinet (1 of 2)Add to your cart.
Folder 18: Band Books: 2nd Clarinet (2 of 2)Add to your cart.
Folder 19: Band Books: 3rd Clarinet (1 of 2)Add to your cart.
Folder 20: Band Books: 3rd Clarinet (2 of 2)Add to your cart.
Box 2Add to your cart.
Folder 1: Band Books: Bass Clarinet (1 of 2)Add to your cart.
Folder 2: Band Books: Bass Clarinet (2 of 2)Add to your cart.
Folder 3: Band Books: 1st Alto Saxophone (1 of 2)Add to your cart.
Folder 4: Band Books: 1st Alto Saxophone (2 of 2)Add to your cart.
Folder 5: Band Books: 2nd Alto Saxophone (1 of 2)Add to your cart.
Folder 6: Band Books: 2nd Alto Saxophone (2 of 2)Add to your cart.
Folder 7: Band Books: Tenor Saxophone (1 of 2)Add to your cart.
Folder 8: Band Books: Tenor Saxophone (2 of 2)Add to your cart.
Folder 9: Band Books: Baritone Saxophone (1 of 2)Add to your cart.
Folder 10: Band Books: Baritone Saxophone (2 of 2)Add to your cart.
Folder 11: Band Books: 1st Cornet (1 of 2)Add to your cart.
Folder 12: Band Books: 1st Cornet (2 of 2)Add to your cart.
Folder 13: Band Books: 2nd Cornet (1 of 2)Add to your cart.
Folder 14: Band Books: 2nd Cornet (2 of 2)Add to your cart.
Folder 15: Band Books: 3rd Cornet (1 of 2)Add to your cart.
Folder 16: Band Books: 3rd Cornet (2 of 2)Add to your cart.
Folder 17: Band Books: 1st Trumpet (1 of 2)Add to your cart.
Folder 18: Band Books: 1st Trumpet (2 of 2)Add to your cart.
Folder 19: Band Books: 2nd Trumpet (1 of 2)Add to your cart.
Folder 20: Band Books: 2nd Trumpet (2 of 2)Add to your cart.
Folder 21: Band Books: 1st Horn (1 of 2)Add to your cart.
Folder 22: Band Books: 1st Horn (2 of 2)Add to your cart.
Box 3Add to your cart.
Folder 1: Band Books: 2nd Horn (1 of 2)Add to your cart.
Folder 2: Band Books: 2nd Horn (2 of 2)Add to your cart.
Folder 3: Band Books: 3rd Horn (1 of 2)Add to your cart.
Folder 4: Band Books: 3rd Horn (2 of 2)Add to your cart.
Folder 5: Band Books: 4th Horn (1 of 2)Add to your cart.
Folder 6: Band Books: 4th Horn (2 of 2)Add to your cart.
Folder 7: Band Books: 1st Trombone (1 of 2)Add to your cart.
Folder 8: Band Books: 1st Trombone (2 of 2)Add to your cart.
Folder 9: Band Books: 2nd Trombone (1 of 2)Add to your cart.
Folder 10: Band Books: 2nd Trombone (2 of 2)Add to your cart.
Folder 11: Band Books: 3rd Trombone (1 of 2)Add to your cart.
Folder 12: Band Books: 3rd Trombone (2 of 2)Add to your cart.
Folder 13: Band Books: Euphonium (1 of 2)Add to your cart.
Folder 14: Band Books: Euphonium (2 of 2)Add to your cart.
Folder 15: Band Books: Baritone (1 of 2)Add to your cart.
Folder 16: Band Books: Baritone (2 of 2)Add to your cart.
Folder 17: Band Books: Tuba (1 of 2)Add to your cart.
Folder 18: Band Books: Tuba (2 of 2)Add to your cart.
Folder 19: Band Books: Drums - March (1 of 2)Add to your cart.
Folder 20: Band Books: Drums - March (2 of 2)Add to your cart.
Folder 21: Band Books: Drums - OctavoAdd to your cart.
Box 4Add to your cart.
Folder 1: Band Books: Drums, Mallets (1 of 2)Add to your cart.
Folder 2: Band Books: Drums, Mallets (2 of 2)Add to your cart.
Folder 3: Drums, Concert (A-M)Add to your cart.
Folder 4: Band Books: Drums, Concert (N-Z)Add to your cart.
Folder 5: Band Books: Drums, Timpani (1 of 2)Add to your cart.
Folder 6: Band Books: Drums, Timpani (2 of 2)Add to your cart.
Folder 7: Band Books: Conductor, Concert (A-D)Add to your cart.
Folder 8: Band Books: Conductor, Concert (E-L)Add to your cart.
Folder 9: Band Books: Conductor, Concert (M-P)Add to your cart.
Folder 10: Band Books: Conductor, Concert (R-S)Add to your cart.
Folder 11: Band Books: Conductor, Concert (T-Z)Add to your cart.
Folder 12: Band Books: Conductor, March and OctavoAdd to your cart.
Folder 13: Band Books: Jerry's Scores (1 of 2)Add to your cart.
Folder 14: Band Books: Jerry's Scores (2 of 2)Add to your cart.
Folder 15: Band Books: Scores for PerformanceAdd to your cart.
Box 10Add to your cart.
Item 2: Leather Band BookAdd to your cart.
Example of the leather bank books Foutch Band musicians used to house band repetoire. Contents have been removed.

Browse by Series:

[Series 1: Band Books],
[Series 2: Music Library],
[Series 3: Sound Recordings, 1953-2000],
[Series 4: Bass Drum and Textiles],
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