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Sprout Brook Band band books

Accession Numbers

97-036

Physical Description

4.5 l.f. band music

Dates

1879-1905

Provenance and Acquisition Information

Purchased by the Center from Savoy Books in November, 1997.  Materials received and compiled by the Sprout Brook Band for use in marching and concert performances.

Scope and Content

This collection consists of materials compiled and used by a marching band and concert band in Sprout Brook, New York, at the turn of the century. 

The materials include packets of parts, to each song, for the instruments used in marching bands;  parts of many songs collated, by the band director, into small books for each instrument;  and booklets of songs for individual parts published by music companies.  In addition to marching band music in smaller formats, there are packets of full length music pieces for various instruments in a concert band;  parts of songs collated by the band director into larger books for each instrument;  and booklets of songs for individual parts published by music companies.  Furthermore, there are band instrument instruction booklets, which include both exercises in basic music theory and songs.

Instrument parts include violins, piccolo, Eb cornet, Bb cornets, Bb clarinet, Eb alto saxophones, Bb tenor saxophones and horns, Bb Baritone, Eb tuba, Bb tuba, and drums.

Materials in this group are dated from 1879-1905.

Collection Contents (Folder/Box List)

Box 1 - Song Packets

1 999th Artillery March
2 "Alagazam"
3 Alumni March; Uncle Jaspers Jubilee; "Venus"
4 "Always in the Way"--March
5 "Anakarista"--March
6 At the Old Maid's Stag Dance
7 "Aunt Chloe's Favorite”
8 "Bass Section"--Fantasia
9 Blue and the Grey
10 Carnivals Awakening; “The Boomerang”-- Galop
11 Clever Stunt, A
12 “Coat of Arms”--March
13 “Col. Huntt”--March
14 College Boys
15 “Colored Ragamuffins, The”
16 Come, Take A Trip in My Airship
17 Come Where My Love Lies Dreaming--“Quartette.”
18 “Concordia”--Waltz
19 Coon Up a Tree
20 Corey Hill Club--March
21 Crack o’ the Whip
22 “Cupid’s Charms”--Serenade; Ephraim’s Delight March
23 Dinah’s Weddin’--Schottische; “Chieftain”--March
24 Dutchman’s Cakewalk in Wooden Shoes, A
25 Eighth Regiment--March; “Darling Flo”
26 Esa Eres Tu! Polka
27 “The Escort”--March
28 Ethiopian
29 “Euphonius”--Polka
30 “Evening Prayer, An”; “The Reaper’s Chorus”; “The Return of Spring”; “The Village Chimes”
31 Farewell Sweetheart May
32 Flower and Fruit
33 “Foolish William”
34 Fort Dayton--March
35 “Four Kings, The”--March
36 Fraternity Belle, The
37 Frolics of the Sylphs, Schottische
38 “Gerophinen”--March; “Whitaker”--March
39 Happy Mose Cake Walk
40 Hot Wave, A
41 I Got Yo’ Money


Box 2 - Song Packets

1 “The Ideal”--March
2 Idlewild--March
3 I’m Trying So Hard to Forget You
4 The “James Park” March
5 “Lady of the Lake”--March
6 Lancers; The Rivals; March “The Salem Witches”
7 The Lotus Club
8 Love’s Response--Serenade
9 Love’s Flight, Galop; Golden Wedding, The
10 Marche Militaire
11 “McKinley’s Own”--March
12 Minerva Waltzes
13 My Dusky Rose, Schottische
14 “My Illinois”
15 New City Hall March
16 “The Old Club”--March; Euclid Beach Park
17 Oveston Quartet
18 Polly Prim
19 Postal Telegraph Quick Service March
20 Quick as Lightening; "Bostonia" March
21 Red Cross Knight--Trio
22 “Salute to Parkesburg”--March
23 “Satellite”--March; Pillsbury March
24 She Was Happy Til She Met You; I Wonder Where She Is Tonight
25 Shoulder to Shoulder--March
26 “Solid Front”--March
27 A Summer Dream; Come Over on My Veranda
28 “Sweet Dreams”--Serenade
29 Tandem Galop
30 Triumphal March; All Aboard! Galop
31 Utopian March
32 Village Sport Lancers; North Park Quadrille
33 Washington Times March
34 Way Down in Old Indiana--Medley Waltz
35 Why Don’t They Play With Me?--March
36 Will You Be Out Tonight? On Yo’ Way
37 “Winona”--Waltz
38 “Would You Care”--Song
39 “Yankee Hash”--Medley Overture
40 Yankee Volunteers, The; “Dewey’s Victory”--March; We’ll Stand By the Flag
41 Ye Boston Tea Party; Merry American March, The
42 You and I; Oriental America


Box 3 - Band Instruction Books; Orchestra Books

1 Collins’ Military Band School (2)
2 Collins’ Military Band School (3)
3 Gems of the Ballroom
4 Geo. Southwell’s Model Orchestra Book (2)
5 Geo. Southwell’s Model Orchestra Book (2)
6 Geo. Southwell’s Model Orchestra Book (3)
7 Geo. Southwell’s Model Orchestra Book (3)
8 McMillin (instruction and band pieces) (2)
9 Misc. excerpts of band books (2)
10 Roots’ New Beginners’ Band Book


Box 4 - Custom Marching Band Books

1 Marching Band Booklet, Eb Cornet
2 Marching Band Booklet, 1st Bb Cornet
3 Marching Band Booklet, 2nd Bb Cornet
4 Marching Band Booklet, 1st Eb Altos
5 Marching Band Booklet, 2nd Eb Altos
6 Marching Band Booklet, 1st Bb Tenors
7 Marching Band Booklet, 2nd Bb Tenors
8 Marching Band Booklet, Bb Baritone
9 Marching Band Booklet, Eb Bass
10 Marching Band Booklet, Bb Bass
11 Marching Band Booklet, Side Drum
12 Sprout Brook Band, Piccolo
13 Sprout Brook Band, Eb Cornet
14 Sprout Brook Band, 1st Bb Cornet
15 Sprout Brook Band, 2nd Bb Cornet
16 Sprout Brook Band, 2nd Eb Alto
17 Sprout Brook Band, 1st Bb Tenor
18 Sprout Brook Band, 2nd Bb Tenor
19 Sprout Brook Band, Bb Baritone
20 Sprout Brook Band, Eb Bass
21 Sprout Brook Band, Bb Bass
22 Sprout Brook Band, Side Drum


Box 5 - Custom and Published Marching Band Books

1 Sprout Brook Band, 1st Bb Cornet
2 Sprout Brook Band, 2nd Bb Cornet
3 Sprout Brook Band, 1st Eb Alto
4 Sprout Brook Band, 2nd Eb Alto
5 Sprout Brook Band, 1st Bb Tenor
6 Sprout Brook Band, 2nd Bb Tenor
7 Sprout Brook Band, Eb Bass
8 Sprout Brook Band, Bb Bass
9 Sprout Brook Band, Side Drum
10 Marching Band Book, Basses
11 Marching Band Book, Solo Alto
12 Marching Band Book, Bb Bass
13 National Band Book, Solo Bb Cornet
14 Marching Band Book, Bb Bass
15 The Premier Band Book, Eb Cornet
16 The Premier Band Book, Eb Clarinet
17 The Premier Band Book, Solo Bb Cornet
18 The Premier Band Book, 2nd Bb Cornet
19 The Premier Band Book, 2nd Bb Clarinet
20 The Premier Band Book, 1st Eb Alto
21 The Premier Band Book, 2nd Eb Alto
22 The Premier Band Book, 2nd Bb Tenor
23 The Premier Band Book, Bb Baritone
24 The Premier Band Book, Eb Bass
25 The Premier Band Book, Bb Bass
26 The Premier Band Book, Drums
27 The Premier Band Book, Drums


Box 6 - Custom Concert Band Books

1 Sprout Brook Band, Eb Cornet
2 Sprout Brook Band, 1st Bb Cornet
3 Sprout Brook Band, 2nd Bb Cornet
4 Sprout Brook Band, 2nd Bb Clarinet
5 Sprout Brook Band, Solo Eb Alto
6 Sprout Brook Band, 1st Eb Alto
7 Sprout Brook Band, 2nd Eb Alto


Box 7 - Custom Band Books

1 Sprout Brook Band, 1st Bb Tenor
2 Sprout Brook Band, 2nd Bb Tenor
3 Sprout Brook Band, Bb Baritone
4 Sprout Brook Band, Eb Bass
5 Sprout Brook Band, Bb Bass
6 Sprout Brook Band, Side Drum
7 Sprout Brook Band, Bass Drum

Location

Manuscripts collection.

Related Materials

Meeting minutes of the Osterburg band in Osterburg, Pennsylvania, acc. no. 89-002. Music Postcards, acc. nos. 92-025 and 92-085.

Notes

For a full listing of all titles and some notes on the materials, see the accession file.  Plans for including these lists in a database are pending.  See acquisition log for unrelated materials of the same accession.

Subject(s)

Manuscripts, Musical

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