Musicians -- Utah -- History
Found in 8 Collections and/or Records:
Indian opera productions composed by Hanson, musical scores, research material, and scrapbooks and photos based on ceremonies and music of the Ute Indians of Colorado and Utah. Operas included are: "Sun Dance," produced in New York City, 1938, "Bear Dance," and "The Bleeding Heart," a white man's fantasy of an imaginary Indian people who lived at the base of Mount Timpanogos in Utah.
This collection contains 65 photographs and 102 negatives (and prints from those negatives) from William F. Hanson. Most of the photographs and negatives are duplicates of material found in the William F. Hanson Papers (MSS 229) and the William F. Hanson Collection (MSS 3340). The images are mainly of Indian opera productions composed by Hanson and of the Ute Indians of Colorado and Utah, as well as several photographs of William F. Hanson himself.
Handwritten reminiscences. The date of its composition is uncertain. Driggs writes about his teaching activities in the music departments of several academies owned and operated by the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Utah, Idaho, Colorado, and Arizona. He also relates his experiences as a student at Brigham Young University.
This collection contains sheet music, newspaper clippings, research notes, recital programs, lectures, and correspondence. The items largely relate to Lotta Van Buren activities in restoring old musical instruments and in teaching about music history and theory.