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


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[Series 1: Band Books],
[Series 2: Music Library],
[Series 3: Sound Recordings, 1953-2000],
[Series 4: Bass Drum and Textiles],
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Series 3: Sound Recordings, 1953-2000Add to your cart.
Contains recordings of the Mark Foutch Brass Band performing for a variety of venues.
Box 9Add to your cart.
Item 1: Ringling Circus Band, audiocassette, 1953Add to your cart.
Item 2: Foutch Band Rehearsals # 1, audiocassette, ca. 1970-1977Add to your cart.
Track listing: 22nd Regt March, American Patrol, Bohemian Girl, Bob Hills March, Bride Elect March, Sells Floto Triumphal March, Mary Poppins selections, Merry Widow selections, Steelmen (partial), Sound Off March, March of the Steelmen, March Militaire, March Slav., Over There Fant., Wdg the Winds, Goldman Band, Invincible Eagle, and Perpetual Motion.
Item 3: Foutch Band Rehearsals # 2, audiocassette, ca. 1970-1977Add to your cart.
Item 4: Foutch Band Rehearsals # 3, audiocassette (original), ca. 1970-1977Add to your cart.
Track listing: Mel. ala King, Presidential Polonaise, 1st Movement Unfinished Symphony, Faust, Red Mill selections, Glory of the Yankee Navy, Rus-Ludm. (partial), Poet & Peasant, 22nd Rgt March, Hills' March, Bride Elect March, Sells Floto Triumphal, Over There Fantasy, Goldman Band March, and Semper Fidelis and Marine Hymn.
Item 5: Foutch Band Rehearsals # 3, audiocassette (duplicate), ca. 1970-1977Add to your cart.
Track listing: Mel. ala King, Presidential Polonaise, 1st Movement Unfinished Symphony, Faust, Red Mill selections, Glory of the Yankee Navy, Rus-Ludm. (partial), Poet & Peasant, 22nd Rgt March, Hills' March, Bride Elect March, Sells Floto Triumphal, Over There Fantasy, Goldman Band March, and Semper Fidelis and Marine Hymn.
Item 6: Merle Evans at ISU, audiocassette, April 1976Add to your cart.
Item 7: Mark Foutch Brass Band, Hessel Park, audiocassette, July 7, 1995Add to your cart.
Item 8: Mark Foutch Brass Band, Sousa Concert, Virginia Theater, audiocassette, March 9, 1996Add to your cart.
Item 9: Foutch Band Concert, Virginia Theater, audiocassette, March 10, 1996Add to your cart.
Item 10: Foutch Band, Viriginia Theater, audiocassette, July 3, 1999Add to your cart.
Item 11: Foutch Band, audiocassette, July 3, 2000Add to your cart.
Item 12: Blackbirds of 1928, Lew Leslie, audiocassette, undatedAdd to your cart.
Item 13: Bruch Violin Concerto, audiocassette, undatedAdd to your cart.
Item 14: Elsa, Tannhauser, Dutchman, Prelude; audiocassette, undatedAdd to your cart.
Item 15: Euphonium solos, Mark Foutch and others; audiocassette, undatedAdd to your cart.
Item 16: Radio jazz show, audiocassette, undatedAdd to your cart.
Item 17: Roselli, audiocassette, undatedAdd to your cart.
Item 18: Stars and Stripes Forever, God Bless America; audiocassette, undatedAdd to your cart.
Item 19: Stornelli, Buti; audiocassette, undatedAdd to your cart.
Box 10Add to your cart.
Item 1: Mark Foutch's Brass Band Volume II, LP, undatedAdd to your cart.

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