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Music -- La Crosse Composers

Composers see also Ernest E. Blashek and Christian F. Hoffmann

Composer: Bohrnstedt, Wayne R.
       Title: Ballad for La Crosse: Opus 18, 1948
       Written for La Crosse's centennial celebration

Composer: Cilley, Elise Lovold (Mrs. Percy Lloyd Cilley)
       Title: In Flanders Fields, 1922
       Sheet music or musical score with piano; "Dedicated to the Gold Star Division of the Service Star Legion"; words by Lt. Co. John McCrae; in commemoration of World War I

Composer: Doerflinger, William
       Title: White Beaver's March Respectfully Dedicated to Dr. D. Frank Powell (White Beaver), Medicine Chief and Counsellor of the Winnebago Indians, 1884

       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 of mayor

Composer: Frey, Oscar
       Title: La Crosse Saengerfest March, 1908

       A four page musical score, and dedicated to the 1908 Mixed Chorus of the Northwestern Saengerfest

Composer: Hoppe, F. A.
       Title: La Crosse Schottisch published by W. F. Shaw, 1877
       Sheet music or musical score of piano music; schottische; published as a part of Leisure Hours: A Collection of Easy and Progressive Pieces

Composer: Josephson, J. A.
       Title: Zion: Andlig Musik for Hemmet Skolan och Kyrkan, 1868

       A songbook of spiritutal 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

Composer: Kerr, Bertha (1874-1935)
       Title: La Crosse the Beautiful: Song, 1925
       Sheet music or musical score of a song

Composer: Pynn, Norris Alan ( - 1968)
       Title: Oft in the Stilly Night, 1953
       Manuscript sheet music or musical score for voice and strings based on Thomas Moore's Scotch Air Oft in the Stilly Night

       Title: Two Songs, 1953
       Manuscript sheet music or musical score of secular music based on a poem by Alice Phelps-Rider

       Title: Why I Sing, 1953
       Sheet music or musical score of secular music based on a poem by Ben Smith

Composer: Rask, O. H.
       Title: Den Triumferende Fryd, 1891
       Songbook or set of hymns written in Norwegian intended for use by the Scandinavian Baptists; index to the songs appears on page 158

Composer: Sultan, Carl W.
       Title: Triumph-marsch - Triumphal March, 1883
       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

Composer: Tiffany, E. Margaret
       Title: Autumn's Crooning, 1930
       Sheet music or musical score for a secular song "memory of Fallhall Glen"

       Title: Come Rowing on Mississippi, 1928
       Sheet music or musical score for a secular song

       Title: Come to Old Wisconsin, 1928
       Sheet music or musical score for a secular song

       Title: Memories: Sacred Songs, 1928
       A songbook of eight spiritual compositions

       Title: Nature Songs for Children, 1930
       Three secular songs for children: A Crow and a Blackbird; The Humming Bird and Gray Squirrel

Composer: various
       Title: Korsange for det Nordvestlige Skandinaviske Sangerforbunds Ottende Stevne I La Crosse, Wisconsin, 1906

       A songbook of Norwegian folk and other music including Edvard Grieg compiled for the Northwest Scandinavian Singer Confederation held in La Crosse

Composer: Walth, Gary Kent
       Title: A New Momentum: Prologue and Anthem
       Music score commissioned by the city of La Crosse for the tenth anniversary of the sister city relationship between Epinal, France and La Crosse, Wisconsin, May 1996

Composer: Waters, Charles C.
       Title: Elks March Two-Step published by Langstadt & Waters, 1897
       Sheet music or musical score "dedicated to La Crosse Lodge No. 300, Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks"

Composer: Zikoff, Fr.
       Title: I Don't Know Schottische published by E. E. Blashek, 1878
       Sheet music or musical score of piano or organ music; schottische; published as a part of Ten Charming Beauties for the Piano or Organ

La Crosse County Historical Sketches, 1931-1955

Music of Early La Crosse / Mrs. John F. Doherty

Two Old Songs

Normanna Sangerkor / R.S. Rynning

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