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The Cultural Arts in Our Town

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Title Saga of the Sanpitch Vol 23
Subject Pioneers
Description Stories and poems about early Southern Utah Pioneers
Publisher Snow College
Date 1991
Type Text
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Language eng
Rights Management Snow College
Holding Institution Snow College
ARK ark:/87278/s6sq8xj8
Setname snowc_sts
Date Created 2005-03-01
Date Modified 2005-03-01
ID 324501
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s6sq8xj8

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Title The Cultural Arts in Our Town
Description We also had the elementary and junior high school bands in Fountain Green, so the children learned to play at an early age, while most of the band members in the first band, were self-taught, trained, only by their own practice. THE ORCHESTRA: Yes, our city had orchestras for many years. Again, the first one we have much history of would have been in the late 1890's and early 1900's. The members of that orchestra included three pianists, Katie and Lyda Anderson, and Hannah Larsen. The men were E. M. and Royal bone; John J. Oldroyd, the cello; Richard Pearmain, the violin and sometimes the drums; and Ivin Rasmussen, drums. Again, most of these men were self-taught, but what a fine orchestra they had. town dances, and when we decided we were good enough and skilled enough, we played in Wales, Moroni, Chester. Then we decided to go outside of Sanpete County and requested the opportunity to play in Emery County. At first, the leaders of that area doubted our ability to play for their people, so we offered to pay our own way over there (by horse team and wagons) and to play for free if they did not like us." "How did it turn out, Papa?" I asked. "Oh, they liked us, and we were invited over there Another question I asked him; "How and where did you get your cello?" "I bought it from a traveling salesman who was going through town. I paid him three bags of wheat I'd raised 87
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Source Saga of the Sanpitch Vol 23
Setname snowc_sts
Date Created 2005-02-19
Date Modified 2005-02-19
ID 324486
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s6sq8xj8/324486