Mark Foutch Collection


Scope and Contents

Biographical Note

Subject Terms

Administrative Information

Detailed Description


Photographs and Ephemera

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Finding Aid for Mark Foutch Collection, 1935-2000 | The Sousa Archives and Center for American Music

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Collection Overview

Title: Mark Foutch Collection, 1935-2000Add to your cart.

ID: 12/9/59

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

Extent: 0.5 cubic feet

Arrangement: The collection is organized into two series: Series 1, Music; and Series 2, Photographs and Ephemera. Series 1 consists of two Sub-Series: Sub-Series 1, Music Manuscripts; and Sub-Series 2, Published Music.Each of these Sub-Series is organized alphabetically by composer. Whenever possible, an identification of the format of the music for each title (i.e. full score, condensed score, piano score and parts) has been noted with the corresponding abbreviations, FS, CS, PS, PA. Series 2 is organized alphabetically by subject.

Date Acquired: 06/23/2001. More info below under Accruals.

Subjects: Band Musicians, Bands, Instrumental music, Music - United States

Formats/Genres: Papers

Languages: English

Scope and Contents of the Materials

The collection consists of manuscript and published music and parts for wind band by Mark Foutch and other composers, piano scores and parts for wind instrument and vocal solo, cornet and trumpet etude books, photographs, sheet music cover art, an event program, and sound recordings documenting Mark Foutch's music career.

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

Band Musicians
Instrumental music
Music - United States

Administrative Information

Repository: The Sousa Archives and Center for American Music

Accruals: Initial donation of music, photographs, and ephemera from an unknown source on June 23, 2001.

Acquisition Source: Unknown

Acquisition Method: Gift

Other Note: Pages

Box and Folder Listing

Browse by Series:

[Series 1: Music],
[Series 2: Photographs and Ephemera],

Series 1: MusicAdd to your cart.
Sub-Series 1: Manuscript Scores and PartsAdd to your cart.
Box 1Add to your cart.
Folder 1: George M. Cohen Selection, Undated (P)Add to your cart.
Composer/Arranger: Cohen (Foutch)
Folder 2: Inflammatus, Undated (P)Add to your cart.
Composer: Rossini
Folder 3: Morceau de Concert, Undated (P)Add to your cart.
Composer: Rossini
Folder 4: Rocked in the Cradle of the Deep, Undated (P)Add to your cart.
Folder 5: Untitled Sketch, Undated (P)Add to your cart.
Folder 6: Untitled Work, Undated (P)Add to your cart.
Composer: Foutch
Sub-Series 2: Published MusicAdd to your cart.
Box 1Add to your cart.
Folder 7: The Downfall of Paris, 1955 (P)Add to your cart.
Composer/Arranger: Emmett (Aarde)
Folder 8: La Coquette, 1937 (PS, P)Add to your cart.
Composer: Bellstedt
Folder 36: The Footlifter, Undated, (P)Add to your cart.
Composer: Fillmore
Folder 9: When the Moon Hangs High, 1939 (PS)Add to your cart.
Composer: Fiorito/Bullock/Wenrich
Folder 10: Aguero Paso-Doble, Undated (P)Add to your cart.
Composer: Franco
Folder 11: Concertstuck, 1907 (PS, P)Add to your cart.
Composer: Geehl
Folder 12: Jupiter, 1914 (P)Add to your cart.
Composer/Arranger: Goldman (Tobani)
Folder 13: I've Got My Heart Set On You, 1937 (P)Add to your cart.
Composer: Gordon/Revel
Folder 14: Melody, 1955 (CS)Add to your cart.
Composer: Harper
Folder 15: Gaiety Polka, 1912 (PS)Add to your cart.
Composer: Hartley
Folder 16: Gypsy Love Song, 1928 (PS, P)Add to your cart.
Compser/Arranger: Herbert (Langey/Vereecken)
Folder 17: All God's Chillun Got Rhythm, 1937 (P)Add to your cart.
Composer/Arranger: Kaper/Jurmann (Murphy)
Folder 18: Josephine, 1937 (P)Add to your cart.
Composer: King/Bivens
Folder 19: King Carneval, 1936 (PS, P)Add to your cart.
Composer: Kryl
Folder 20: Beautiful Colorado, 1924 (PS)Add to your cart.
Composer: De Luca
Folder 21: The Music Maker at the Piano, 1930 (PS)Add to your cart.
Composer: Messner/Ganz
Folder 22: Die Teufelszunge, Undated (P)Add to your cart.
Composer: Schmidt
Folder 23: Annie Laurie, 1913 (PS)Add to your cart.
Composer: Smith
Folder 24: The Water Witch/Coming Thro' The Rye, 1913 (P)Add to your cart.
Composer: Smith
Folder 25: Polka the Peony, 1911 (P)Add to your cart.
Composer: Vander Cook
Folder 26: Il Trovatore, 1891 (P)Add to your cart.
Composer: Verdi
Folder 27: Untitled Fragment/Untitled Fragment, Undated (P)Add to your cart.
Folder 35: Set of Conductor/Solo B flat Cornet Parts, ca. 1901-1950Add to your cart.
Sub-Series 3: Etude BooksAdd to your cart.
Box 1Add to your cart.
Folder 28: Clarke's Elementary Studies for the Cornet, 1920Add to your cart.
Composer: Clarke
Folder 29: Rubank Elementary Method for the Cornet, UndatedAdd to your cart.
Composer: Robinson

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