Rogue River Gambling Song Collection, 1921  PDF

Overview of the Collection

Creator
Kentta, Robert
Title
Rogue River Gambling Song Collection
Dates
1921 (inclusive)
Quantity
0.02 cubic feet
Collection Number
OrSlTCC Gambling
Summary
The Rogue River Gambling Song Collection contains copies of sheet music composed by Charles Sanford Skilton for the Suite Primeval on Tribal Indian Melodies.
Repository
Confederated Tribes of the Siletz, Tribal Cultural Collections
402 Park Way P.O. Box 549
Siletz, OR
97380
Telephone: 541-444-2450
rkentta@ctsi.nsn.us
Access Restrictions

Collection is open for research.

Languages
Collection materials are in English.
Sponsor
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

Preferred Citation

Rogue River Gambling Song Collection, Siletz Tribal Cultural Collections, Siletz, Oregon.

Administrative InformationReturn to Top


Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

  • Subject Terms :
  • Orchestras--1920-1930
  • Sheet music
  • Form or Genre Terms :
  • Photocopies
  • Other Creators :
    • Personal Names :
    • Skilton, Charles Sanford, 1868-1941 (creator)