Guy M Duker Papers

Overview

Scope and Contents

Biographical Note

Subject Terms

Detailed Description

Uniforms

Music Manuscripts and Published Music

Concert Programs, Correspondence, Papers, and Photographs



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Collection Overview

Title: Guy M Duker Papers, circa 1938-1995Add to your cart.

ID: 12/9/24

Primary Creator: Duker, Guy M. (1916-1998)

Extent: 4.0 cubic feet

Arrangement: The collection is divided by format into three series. The manuscript and published music in Series 2 are arrangements done by Mr. Duker. These are arranged alphabetically by title. The items in Series 3 are unarranged.

Date Acquired: 11/20/2002

Subjects: Band Musicians, Bands, Clothing and Textiles

Formats/Genres: Uniforms

Languages: English

Scope and Contents of the Materials

Consists of one partial University of Illinois band uniform, manuscript and published music arranged by Mr. Duker, concert programs, correspondence, and photographs.

Biographical Note

Guy Duker (1916-1998), conductor, composer, and arranger, appeared as a guest conductor for many high schools and Universities throughout the country. Mr. Duker began his career as the supervisor of music and the director of bands in the Highland and Alton public schools in Illinois for a total of fifteen years before he joined the faculty of the University of Illinois in 1953. He was the associate director of bands and a professor of music at the University of Illinois until he retired in 1978.

Mr. Duker published many music transcriptions for bands, which have been performed throughout the world. He continued transcribing orchestral music for bands until his death. The words he wrote for the march, ?Illinois? by Goldman, are sung by the Marching Illini every time they march to the stadium for home football games.

Mr. Duker was a member of the College Band Directors National Association and served as secretary-treasurer, national vice president and national president of the association. He also was a member of the University Club, the University President?s Council, the University Quarterback Club, the University Rebounders Club and the First United Methodist Church of Champaign.

Subject/Index Terms

Band Musicians
Bands
Clothing and Textiles


Box and Folder Listing


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Series 1: UniformsAdd to your cart.
Box 1Add to your cart.
Item 1: Navy UI Band PantsAdd to your cart.
Series 2: Music Manuscripts and Published MusicAdd to your cart.
Box 2Add to your cart.
Folder 1: Saxophone Encores, Undated (P)Add to your cart.
Ilo [Black], Nobody's Baby [Brockman], Sunnyside Sal [Kendis and Brockman], Ja Jo [Unidentified], My Man [Unidentified]
Arranger: Duker
Folder 2: El Abanico, Undated (FS)Add to your cart.
Composer/Arranger: Loyes, arr. Duker
Folder 3: Old Panama, Undated (FS) (P)Add to your cart.
Composer/Arranger: Alford, arr. Duker
Folder 4: Olympia Hippodrome, Undated (FS)Add to your cart.
Composer/Arranger: Unidentified, arr. Duker
Folder 5: On Dress Parade, Undated (FS)Add to your cart.
Composer/Arranger: Chambers, arr. Duker
Folder 6: On the Square, Undated (FS) (P)Add to your cart.
Composer/Arranger: Panella, arr. Duker
Folder 7: On the Waterfront, Undated (P)Add to your cart.
Composer/Arranger: Bernstein, arr. Duker
Folder 8: Very Short Fanfare, A, Undated (P)Add to your cart.
Composer/Arranger: Duker
Folder 9: Symphony No. 1 -- Second Movement, ca. 1985 (P)Add to your cart.
Composer/Arranger: Mahler, arr. Duker
Folder 10: Ear Training Exercises for Winds and Timpani using the Peterson Chromatic Tuner, 1975 (CS)Add to your cart.
Composer/Arranger: Duker
Series 3: Concert Programs, Correspondence, Papers, and PhotographsAdd to your cart.
Box 3Add to your cart.
Folder 1: List of Transcriptions by Guy M. Duker and List of Publishers, UndatedAdd to your cart.
Folder 2: Correspondence regarding transcriptions (1 of 4), ca. 1958-1992Add to your cart.
Pines of Rome, Entrata, First Symphony, On the Waterfront, and Dionysiaques.
Folder 3: Correspondence regarding transcriptions (2 of 4), ca. 1975-1995Add to your cart.
Arutunian Trumpet Concerto, Mathis der Maler, Concert Music, Goedicke Concert Etude, Catulli Carmina, The Wand of Youth Suite, The Little Bells, and Mahler Symphony no. 1.
Folder 4: Correspondence regarding transcriptions (3 of 4), ca. 1979-1989Add to your cart.
Firebird Suite, Morceau de Concert.
Folder 5: Correspondence regarding transcriptions (4 of 4), ca. 1993-1995Add to your cart.
Folder 6: Personal Correspondence (1 of 2), ca. 1958-1992Add to your cart.
Folder 7: Personal Correspondence (2 of 2), ca. 1961-1993Add to your cart.
Folder 8: Correspondence, papers, and photographs regarding the College Band Directors National Association, ca. 1962-1996Add to your cart.
Folder 9: Concert programs and Annual Report from Alton, IL High School, ca. 1950-1968Add to your cart.
Box 4Add to your cart.
Folder 1: Papers, correspondence, concert programs and photographs regarding the University of Illinois Bands, ca. 1938-1978Add to your cart.
Folder 2: University of Illinois bands concert programs (1 of 2), ca. 1954-1990Add to your cart.
Folder 3: University of Illinois bands concert programs (2 of 2), ca. 1954-1990Add to your cart.

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