Rogue River Gambling Song Collection, 1921 PDF
- Kentta, Robert
- Rogue River Gambling Song Collection
- 1921 (inclusive)19211921
- 0.02 cubic feet
- Collection Number
- OrSlTCC Gambling
- The Rogue River Gambling Song Collection contains copies of sheet music composed by Charles Sanford Skilton for the Suite Primeval on Tribal Indian Melodies.
- Confederated Tribes of the Siletz, Tribal Cultural Collections
402 Park Way P.O. Box 549
- Access Restrictions
Collection is open for research.
- Collection materials are in English.
- Funding for preparing this finding aid was provided through a grant rewarded by the National Historical Publications and Records Commission.
Biographical NoteReturn to Top
Charles Sanford Skilton was born in 1868 in Northampton, Massachusetts. In 1889, Skilton received a Bachelor of Arts degree from Yale, becoming the Director of Music at the Salem Academy and College in 1893. From 1903-1915, Skilton was the Dean of the School of Fine Arts at the University of Kansas. In 1915, Skilton was introduced to Native American music by a student. Skilton composed the Suite Primeval, an opera comprised of songs from three tribes, including a Rogue River tribal gambling song. Skilton died in 1941 in Lawrence, Kansas.
Content DescriptionReturn to Top
The Rogue River Gambling Song Collection contains copies of sheet music of the Rogue River Gambing Song composed by Charles Sanford Skilton for the grand orchestra. The gambling song was part of the second half of the Suite Primeval on Tribal Indian Melodies. The original song was acquired by Skilton from Robert DePoe, a Siletz tribal member teaching music at the Haskell Indian School, circa 1908.
Use of the CollectionReturn to Top
Rogue River Gambling Song Collection, Siletz Tribal Cultural Collections, Siletz, Oregon.
Administrative InformationReturn to Top
Names and SubjectsReturn to Top
- Subject Terms :
- Sheet music
- Form or Genre Terms :
- Other Creators :
- Personal Names :
- Skilton, Charles Sanford, 1868-1941 (creator)