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Collection on centennial celebration productions

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 5368

Scope and Contents

Contains music scores and production scripts from Brigham Young University centennial celebration productions of the musical "Brigham!" by Arnold Sundgaard and K. Newell Dayley and other productions. Materials dated 1975 to 1976.

Dates

  • 1975-1976

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

Restricted. Closed for 35 years from the date of creation of the records, and thereafter open to the public in accordance with the University Archives Policy.

Conditions Governing Use

It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to use material from this collection must be obtained from the Reference Services at specialcollections@byu.edu.

Biographical History

K. Newell Dayley was born in 1939. He joined the faculty of Brigham Young University (BYU) in 1967 as a professor of music and later served as the associate academic vice president for undergraduate studies at that institution. Dayley was the first director of the BYU jazz ensemble, Synthesis. He also directed the brass ensemble and other organizations as well as many musical theatre productions. He has taught classes from trumpet to music theory and from film scoring to music business. Among his works are "Bring Forth My Zion", "First You Have A Dream", the music to hymn 220 of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints "Lord, I Would Follow Thee", words and music to "Faith in Every Footstep", and the music to "I Feel My Savior’s Love", "Every Star is Different", "Hum Your Favorite Hymn", "Home", and "The World Is So Big" in The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Primary’s Children’s Songbook. Dayley has also written musical sections for passages in the Book of Mormon. In 1975, he collaborated with Arnold Sundgaard to write the musical "Brigham!" as part of the celebrations for BYU's centennial year, with Dayley composing the music and Sundgaard writing the book and lyrics. Dayley retired from BYU in September 2007. He is married to Diane Wilcox and they are the parents of eight children.

Biographical History

Arnold Sundgaard was born October 31, 1909 in St. Paul, Minnesota. He wrote a number of plays throughout the 20th century. In 1975, he collaborated with K. Newell Dayley to write the musical "Brigham!" as part of the celebrations for Brigham Young University's centennial year, with Dayley composing the music and Sundgaard writing the book and lyrics. Sundgaard died October 22, 2006 in Dallas, Texas.

Extent

1 carton (1 linear ft.)

1 box (0.5 linear ft.)

8 oversize boxes (5.2 linear ft.)

2 oversize folders (0.4 linear ft.)

Language

English

Custodial History

Materials were found in the University Archives stacks in October 2007.

Appraisal

Campus activities (performing arts, athletics, symposia, etc.) (University Archives Collection development Policy, V.b.v.2.d, October 8, 2015).

Related Materials

See also the Centennial Committee records (UA 695) and the Centennial Committee records (UA 1124).

Processing Information

Processed; Anne Ashton; 2021.

Creator

Title
Register of the Collection on centennial celebration productions
Status
Completed
Author
Anne Ashton
Date
2021 November 10
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
Finding aid written in English in Latin script.

Repository Details

Part of the L. Tom Perry Special Collections. University Archives Repository

Contact:
1130 HBLL
Brigham Young University
Provo UT 84602 US