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Title: Jeffrey Sandborg Collection of Yrjo Kilpinen Music, 1920-1940
Primary Creator: Sandborg, Jeffrey Richard
Other Creators: Kilpinen, Yrjo (1892-1959)
Extent: 5.25 cubic feet
Arrangement: Organized in 6 series.
Subjects: Compositions-Music, Music, Photographs, Vocal music
Formats/Genres: Newspaper Clippings, Photocopies, Sheet music, Sound Recordings
The collection consists of published scores, manuscripts (originals and facsimiles), newspaper and journal articles, concert programs, photographs, phonograph and reel-to-reel recordings, and other materials related to the life and works of 20th century Finnish composer Yrjo Kilpinen. The collection includes unpublished scores and manuscripts as well as academic papers on the life and compositional output of the composer.
Dr. Sandborg holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from Knox College (Illinois), and a Master of Music degree in Voice and the D.M.A. in Choral Conducting and Literature from the University of Illinois. He is currently Professor of Music in the Department of Fine Arts at Roanoke College and has directed the Roanoke College Choir since 1985 as well as the Roanoke Valley Choral Society. Sandborg is the author of "English Ways: Conversations with English Choral Conductors" published by Hinshaw Music in 2001.
Repository: The Sousa Archives and Center for American Music
Accruals: New accession received and processed September 29, 2010
Related Publications: Sandborg, Jeffrey. "The Lost Legacy of Yrjo Kilpinen, 1892-1959" in Journal of Singing 67.4 (March/April 2011): 387-395.
1) Der Wiesenbach, 2) Nebel Lag "Liberm Land", 3) Der Hugel, 4) Waldgeist, 5) Mittagsläuten, 6) Und so verblasste goldner tag...
Facsimiles of unpublished manuscripts.
Songs based on the Finnish poetry of Vala
Poet: Katri Vala
No. 1-7, 10-11
Poet: Albert Sergel
Based on poetry of Finnish poet
Poet: Einari Vuorela
Poet: Dan Andersson
Marked "complete". Folder contains three additional titles
Poet: Josef Weinheber
5 titles in Finnish
Poet: Uuno Kailas
Poet: Kurt Heyncike
5 titles in German
Poet: Hermann Hesse
3-5 verions of each song, 16 selections in folder
Poet: Maria Rilke