S-28 Windahl, Arvid (Alex) collection

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S-28 Windahl, Arvid (Alex) collection

Title: Windahl, Arvid (Alex) papers
Creator:
Arvid (Alex) Windahl
Inclusive Dates:
1871, 1875-1876, ca. 1905-1908
Extent:
1 linear ft.
Languages:
Mostly Sheet Music, from the United States (in Finnish) and Scandinavia.

Biographical and Historical Notes: Journal and sheet music manuscript collection of Arvid/Alex Windahl of New York City and Detroit.

Collection Scope and Content Note: Arvid Windahl received music education in Finland and brought brass arrangements with him to the United States.  The collection contains some of these late 19th Century brass arrangements, including a 3-part set of 81 compositions created in Oslo, Norway, listed below.

The finding aid below lists the 81 compositions in the complete set of three brass band books for Cornet originally belonging to C.A. Anderson of Oslo, Norway, dated 8 May 1871.  The books later belonged to M. Bergersen Björnstad 18 Nov. 1875 Eidskogen (Cornet), the Tuba book's later owner is illegible but dated 1875, and the Alto Horn book belonged to P. Pederson, 1876.

There are several additional parts of the collection that have not yet been processed.

Finding Aid Created By: Tracey Gibbens (researcher and volunteer) and Kent Randell,  Summer 2011

 

 

Box S-28, Folders 1-3 Set of Three 19th Century Norwegian Brass Books (Cornet, Tuba, and Alto Horn). All inscribed "Nosebog for C.A. Anderson Christiana [Oslo, Norway], der 8th of May, 1871"

Matching set of three brass books, all books include the following numbered compositions in the same order. Later owner of the Cornet book is M. Bergesen (dated 18 Nov. 1875 in Eidskogen), the Alto Horn book belonged to P. Pederson dated 1876, and the Tuba book has an additional date of 1875 but the owner's signature is illegible.

   1. April Polka, C.M. Borch
   2. Walz, C.M. Borch
   3. Marsch
   4. Albertine Polka
   5. Flora Valz, Tresto
   6. Marsch
   7. Amusement Polka, C.M. Borch
   8. Hersleiben Polka-Masurka, Sekat
   9. Gebursjags Gallop, C.M. Borch
   10. Masurkka
   11. Frühlings ervachen, E. Bach
   12. Reilender
   13. Sancthans Valzer, C.M. Borch
   14. Smaalands Skarpkyter Marsch, Faust
   15. Waar Blommer Masurka, C. Faust
   16. Brudefarden i Hardanger, Kierulf
   17. Den Norske Gardei Bögeskoven, Steen
   18. Polonaise, Held
   19. Francaise, Held
   20. Polka, P.C. Steenburg
   21. Leonora Valz
   22. Polka of Pariserlivet, Offenbach
   23. Marcia Polka, Faust
   24. Romance
   26. Fredmans Epistel
   26. Anna "Polko Mazurka," Waleur
   27. Gallopp ur Opr. Orpheus, Offenbach
   28. Tane Marsek
   29. Valz
   30. Marsch
   31. Taaren, Hosfling
   32. Jeggere i Skogen, Möller
   33. Andante con Moto ur den Stumme, Auber
   34. Marsch
   35. Polka, Schuber
   36. Napolean's Dod
   37. Arie ur Opr: Ernani, Verde
   38. Marsch
   39. Myrtenkronar Valz / Bellmansk Songe
   40. Gallopp, G. Bauer
   41. Kayser Marsch
   42. Cor ur Trallflöcken
   43. Reilender
   44. Qvinnans Lov.
   45. Ardida Vals
   46. Mazurka, Schubert
   47. Mazurka, Lymbye
   48. Polonais
   49. Sidonia Polka, C. Faust
   50. Finska Fölsånger
   51. Hamburger Polka
   52. Palle Mazurka
   53. Polka Laudner Overman
   54. Konyiani Marsch
   55. Minde Ovad, Lindtner
   56. Der Standen et Sloh
   57. Valders Mel
   58. Allegretto Kom Broden
   59. Der forske guldterning, Norsk Fjeldmelodi
   60. Marsch der Flottegeist
   61. Sturm Gallopp, Keler Bela
   62. Pelles Frieri, Kautzer
   63. Marsch Cafer Sjelarna graa, Uden
   64. Halling, Kon. Carl
   65. Polonaise
   66. Fisharen
   67. Marsch, Lindberg
   68. Den stumne i Parliei, Auber
   69. Gubben er garnnet
   70. Andante Religioso
   71. Elisa Gallopp, Lindtner
   72. Naturen och Hjerstat, Lindblad
   73. Kinderlibe Fransaise
   74. Ekseser Marsch, C.M. Borch
   75. Locomotion Gallopp, C.M. Borch
   76. Normanna Marsch
   77. Serenade, Wrangel
   78. Sancthans Valz, C.M. Borch
   79. Saf i Bo, Noring
   80. Polka, C.M. Borch
   81. Bjorneborganmeo Marsch

Box S-28, Folder 4 Säveleitä by J. Willgren
  
Owned by H. Puttanen (written on the top of the first page).  Very neat and precise hand-written score with a printed title and author as well as tempo marks.  Pages 1-46 only.