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 4: Bass Drum and TextilesAdd to your cart.
Consists of the Mark Foutch's Brass Band bass drum and stand.
Item 1: Mark Foutch's Brass Band Bass DrumAdd to your cart.

Evans Bass Drum painted with "Mark Foutch's Brass Band" in red and yellow and "Champaign, Ill." in black. Housed in red plastic case. Includes red spruce plywood stand with aluminum corners and black faux leather padding.

Drum and Case Accession #: 2016.129148.001a

Stand Accession #: 2016.129148.001b

Box 36Add to your cart.
Item 1: Mark Foutch Band Uniform, undatedAdd to your cart.

"Red Kap" Red Buttoned Shirt.

Accession number: 2016.1209148.002

Item 2: Mark Foutch Band Tie, undatedAdd to your cart.

Black clip-on tie.

Accession number: 2016.1209148.003

Box 37Add to your cart.
Item 1: Mark Foutch Band Hat, undatedAdd to your cart.

De Moulin Bros and Co Band Hat. Red with Black Brim, Gold trim, Gold Lyre Design on Front which reads: Foutch.

Also Contains tag with hat and coat measurements for band member, Daniel Fairchild.

Accession number: 2016.1209148.004.


Browse by Series:

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

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