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—Music—


Author:
Mrs. E. Margaret Tiffany
Subject:
Sheet music
Creator:
E. Margaret Tiffany
Description:
Sheet music or musical score for a secular song "memory of Fallhall Glen"
Author:
W. R. Bohrnstedt
Subject:
United States
Wisconsin
La Crosse
Piano music--Wisconsin--La Crosse
Choral music--Wisconsin--La Crosse
La Crosse (Wis.)--Songs and music
Creator:
Wayne R. Bohrnstedt 1923-
Description:
This piece was commissioned for the La Crosse Centennial celebration, 1948 and includes voice and piano parts.
While this published work contains the piano reduction, the La Crosse Public Library Archives has a manuscript musical score which includes biographical information on Bohrnstedt, the conductor's score, instrumental and vocal parts.
Author:
E. Margaret Tiffany
Subject:
Sheet music
Creator:
E. Margaret Tiffany
Description:
Sheet music or musical score for a secular song
Author:
E. Margaret Tiffany
Subject:
Sheet music
Creator:
E. Margaret Tiffany
Description:
Sheet music or musical score for a secular song
Author:
Skandinaviske Baptisters Y.P.S.C.E.
Subject:
Hymns, Norwegian -- United States
Baptists -- Hymns
Description:
Published in La Crosse, this is a compilation of Norwegian hymns of the Scandinavian Baptist faith published by O. H. Rask. Includes index.
Author:
Langstadt & Waters
Subject:
Sheet music
Creator:
Charles C. Waters
Description:
Sheet music or musical score "dedicated to La Crosse Lodge No. 300, Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks"
Author:
E. E. Blashek
Subject:
Sheet music
Creator:
Fr. Zikoff
Description:
Sheet music or musical score of piano or organ music; schottische; published as a part of Ten Charming Beauties for the Piano or Organ.
Part of Library of Congress. Music Division.
Author:
Mrs. P. L. Cilley
Subject:
United States
Wisconsin
La Crosse
World War, 1914-1918--Songs and music
Songs (high voice) with piano
Soldiers--Death--Songs and music
War casualties--Songs and music
McCrae, John, 1872-1918--Music settings
Creator:
Elise (Lovold) Cilley
John McCrae 1872-1918
Description:
Elise (Lovold) Cilley or Mrs. Percy Lloyd Cilley, was actively involved with the La Crosse Music Club. She wrote this musical composition to accompany Lt. Col. John McCrae's poem memorializing the war casualties in World War I. "Dedicated to the Gold Star Division of the Service Star Legion" Words by Lt. Col. John McCrae; composed by Mrs. Percy Lloyd Cilley in commemoration of World War I For voice and piano
Author:
Publisher not identified
Subject:
United States
Wisconsin
La Crosse
Songbooks, Norwegian
Hymns, Norwegian
Creator:
Nordvestlige Skandinaviske Sangerforbund
Description:
A collection of music and lyrics for a district singer's festival held in La Crosse, Wisconsin, in July 1906 Norwegian language material
Author:
Frey
Subject:
Marches (Paino)
Creator:
Frey,Oscar
Description:
A four page musical score without lyrics, and dedicated to the 1908 Mixed Chorus of the Northwestern Saengerfest, sponsored by the local Frohinn Singing Society, a German-American men's chorus. The Frohsinn society hosted a number of these festivals, the most notable being in 1908 when La Crosse and Frohsinn hosted the largest gathering in the festival’s history. Composer Oscar Frey's La Crosse Saengerfest March was written for that event.
Author:
W. F. Shaw
Subject:
Sheet music
Creator:
F. A. Hoppe
Description:
Sheet music or musical score of piano music; schottische; published as a part of Leisure Hours: A Collection of Easy and Progressive Pieces
Part of Library of Congress. Music Division.
Author:
Kerr
Subject:
United States
Wisconsin
La Crosse
La Crosse (Wis.)--Songs and music
Creator:
Bertha C. Kerr
Description:
Handwritten not on first page reads, "To Mr. and Mrs. Hixon in memory of their city from the composer, July 1925." Words and music by Mrs. James R. Kerr
Author:
E. Margaret Tiffany
Subject:
Songbook
Creator:
E. Margaret Tiffany
Description:
A songbook of eight spiritual compositions
Subject:
Sheet music
Creator:
Christian F. Hoffman, 1822-1907
Description:
C. F. Hoffman (1822-1907) often had his works published by either E. E. Blashek or W. F. Shaw.
Part of Library of Congress. Music Division.
Subject:
Sheet music
Creator:
Ernest E. Blashek, 1852-1928
Description:
Works by La Crosse composer and publisher Earnet E. Blashek
Part of Library of Congress. Music Division.
Author:
E. Margaret Tiffany
Subject:
Songbook
Creator:
E. Margaret Tiffany
Description:
Three secular songs for children: A Crow and a Blackbird; The Humming Bird and Gray Squirrel
Author:
City of La Crosse
Subject:
Sister cities -- Songs and music
Music -- Wisconsin -- La Crosse
La Crosse (Wis.) -- Songs and music
Epinal (France) -- Songs and music
Creator:
Walth, Gary Kent
Description:
Sheet music commissioned by the city of La Crosse for the tenth anniversary of the Sister City relationship between Epinal, Franch, and La Crosse, Wisconsin, USA.
Author:
Pynn
Creator:
Moore, Thomas
Description:
Composed by Norris Allan Pynn ( - 1968) in 1953, a La Crosse, Wisconsin, composer, this work is a grouping of manuscript sheet music or musical score for voice and strings based on Thomas Moore's Scotch Air Oft in the Stilly Night
Author:
University of Wisconsin-La Crosse Oral History Program
Subject:
D'Angelo, Alex -- Interviews
Bands (Music) -- Wisconsin -- La Crosse
Oral history
Oral history -- Wisconsin -- La Crosse
Interviews -- Wisconsin -- La Crosse
Rock music -- Wisconsin -- La Crosse
Bars (Drinking establishments) -- Wisconsin -- La Crosse
Music publicity -- Wisconsin -- La Crosse
Little magazines -- Wisconsin -- La Crosse
La Crosse (Wis.)
Description:
D'Angelo discusses the live music scene in La Crosse, Wisconsin. He mentions several rock bands and local bars and also discusses his efforts to promote bands and provide publicity through his small press magazines.
Author:
University of Wisconsin-La Crosse Oral History Program
Subject:
Zobin, Chris -- Interviews
Slow Pedestrians (Musical group)
Oral history
Oral history -- Wisconsin -- La Crosse
Interviews -- Wisconsin -- La Crosse
Altrusion Grace (Musical group)
Bands (Music) -- Wisconsin -- La Crosse
Musicians -- Wisconsin -- La Crosse
Bars (Drinking establishments) -- Wisconsin -- La Crosse
Little magazines -- Wisconsin -- La Crosse
La Crosse (Wis.)
Description:
Zobin discusses the 1980s live music scene in La Crosse, Wisconsin. He focuses on local bands, including the Slow Pedestrians and Altrusion Grace, and also describes the difficulties of forming bands and finding venues. He also mentions downtown bars and local fan magazines.
Author:
University of Wisconsin-La Crosse Oral History Program
Subject:
Purcell, Gene P -- Interviews
WLSU (Radio station : La Crosse, Wis.)
Oral history
Oral history -- Wisconsin -- La Crosse
Interviews -- Wisconsin -- La Crosse
Radio -- Wisconsin -- La Crosse -- History
Radio stations -- Employees
Radio producers and directors -- Wisconsin -- La Crosse
Public radio -- Wisconsin -- La Crosse
Description:
00:00:40 -- Introduction to radio, 1972
00:02:17 -- machines replace disc jockeys
00:03:32 -- Note: explicit language
00:03:45 -- Changes in La Crosse radio
00:15:10 -- Corporations bring in own radio disc jockeys
00:18:25 -- Return to La Crosse radio, 1986
00:20:25 -- Development of the La Crosse University station
00:22:43 -- Local artists' involvement with radio
00:24:03 -- New artists' and radio air time
00:26:10 -- Funding
00:30:16 -- Public radio audience
00:31:06 -- Note: Unintelligible question
00:33:37 -- Pirate radio stations
00:34:46 -- Public radio vs. commercial radio
Author:
University of Wisconsin-La Crosse Oral History Program
Subject:
Halko, Jeff -- Interviews
Warehouse (Music club)
Oral history
Oral history -- Wisconsin -- La Crosse
Interviews -- Wisconsin -- La Crosse
Java Jam (La Crosse, Wis.)
Music -- Societies, etc.
Bands (Music) -- Wisconsin -- La Crosse
Rock music -- Wisconsin -- La Crosse
La Crosse (Wis.)
Description:
Halko discusses local rock bands and the music performance scene in La Crosse, Wisconsin. He describes his collaboration at the Warehouse club and his efforts to organize and promote Java Jam.
Author:
Wm. Doerflinger
Subject:
Sheet music
Creator:
Christian F. Hoffman, 1822-1907
Description:
Sheet music or musical score; last page is an ad for ladies' corsets, perhaps advertising Doerflinger's Department Store goods
Author:
Carl W. Sultan
Subject:
Sheet music
Creator:
Carl W. Sultan
Description:
Sheet music or musical score of piano music; march; 6ter Curus Turnlehrer Seminar zu Milwaukee, 1880-1884; Gewidmet von Turnlehrer; Seinen Collegen des 6ten Cursus
Part of Library of Congress. Music Division.
Author:
Pynn
Creator:
Phelps-Rider, Alice
Description:
Composed by Norris Allan Pynn ( - 1968) in 1953, a La Crosse, Wisconsin, composer, wrote this manuscript sheet music or musical score of secular music based on a poem by Alice Phelps-Rider
Author:
Wm. Doerflinger
Subject:
Sheet music
Creator:
William Doerflinger
Description:
Composed by William Doerflinger and "Respectfully Dedicated to Dr. D. Frank Powell (White Beaver), Medicine Chief and Counsellor of the Winnebago Indians"
Sheet music or musical score of a march for piano. Doerflinger wrote this march in honor of D. Frank "White Beaver" Powell in 1884, at the height of Powell's popularity as mayor of La Crosse, Wis.
Part of Library of Congress. Music Division.
Author:
Pynn
Creator:
Smith, Ben
Description:
Composed by Norris Allan Pynn ( - 1968) in 1953, a La Crosse, Wisconsin, composer, wrote this sheet music or musical score of secular music based on a poem by Ben Smith.
Subject:
Songbook
Swedish-Americans
Creator:
J. A. Josephson
Description:
A songbook of spiritual Swedish music for the home, school and church; while this songbook was used in La Crosse by a few Swedish families, its connection to La Crosse beyond that is unlikely