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Title: Mark Foutch Brass Band Music and Bass Drum, 1954-1977
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
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.
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.
Repository: The Sousa Archives and Center for American Music
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.
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.