Herman Bellstedt Music Manuscripts, ca. 1895- ca. 1926 | The Sousa Archives and Center for American Music

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Collection Overview

Title: Herman Bellstedt Music Manuscripts, ca. 1895- ca. 1926Add to your cart.

ID: 12/9/63

Primary Creator: Bellstedt, Herman (1858-1926)

Extent: 1.2 cubic feet

Arrangement: Alphabetical by composer and then title.

Formats/Genres: Papers

Languages: English

Scope and Contents of the Materials

Consists of 4 boxes of original music compositions and arrangements by Bellstedt documenting his career as a band leader, composer, arranger, and cornetist. The music is arranged alphabetically by composer and then by title.

Biographical Note

Herman Bellstedt (1858-1926) was a German-born cornetist, bandmaster, composer, arranger, and teacher. He performed as a soloist with the Cincinnati Reed Band, the Red Hussar Band, and the Gilmore Band before starting his own band in 1892, the the Bellstedt-Ballenger Band, which he acted both as conductor and soloist. He joined the Sousa Band in 1904 as a soloist, the Innes Band in 1906 as soloist and assistant conductor, and the Denver Municipal Band in 1909 as director. His last known position dates to 1913, when he accepted a teaching appointment at the Cincinnati Conservatory of Music. He composed marches and cornet solos for band, as well as other pieces for piano, violin and orchestra.

Administrative Information

Repository: The Sousa Archives and Center for American Music

Accruals: September 16, 2004

Access Restrictions: None.

Acquisition Method: The music was found among the A. Austin Harding Music and Papers.

Other Note: Pages


Box and Folder Listing


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Series 1: Music ManuscriptsAdd to your cart.
Box 1Add to your cart.
Folder 1: Overture to Fidelio  (P), No. 302Add to your cart.
Composer/Arranger: Beethoven (Bellstedt, arr.)
Folder 2: American Fanfare (P), No. 757Add to your cart.
Composer/Arranger: Bellstedt
Folder 3: Automobile (P)Add to your cart.
Composer/Arranger: Bellstedt
Folder 4: The Barn Dance ( P)Add to your cart.
Composer/Arranger: Bellstedt
Folder 5: Crossing the Plains (CS, P), No. 421, 1929Add to your cart.
Composer/Arranger: Bellstedt
Folder 6: Valse Canzona (P), No.52Add to your cart.
Composer/Arranger: Bellstedt
Folder 7: Valse Caprice (CS, P), 1912Add to your cart.
Composer/Arranger: Bellstedt
Folder 8: West End March (P), No. 729Add to your cart.
Composer/Arranger: Bellstedt
Folder 9: Sylvia--Pizzicato  (P), No. 534Add to your cart.
Composer/Arranger: Delibes (Bellstedt, arr.)
Folder 10: Overture to" Il Gaurany" (CS, P), No. 474Add to your cart.
Composer/Arranger: Gomez (Bellstedt, arr.)
Folder 11: Invocation from St. Cecilia Mass (P)Add to your cart.
Composer/Arranger: Gounod (Bellstedt, arr.)
Folder 12: March of the Dwarfs (PS, P), No. 287.5Add to your cart.
Composer/Arranger: Grieg (Bellstedt, arr.)
Box 2Add to your cart.
Folder 1: Serenade Rococo (P), No. 522Add to your cart.
Composer/Arranger: Helmund (Bellstedt, arr.)
Folder 2: Murmuring Zephyrs (PS, P), No. 331Add to your cart.
Composer/Arranger: Jenson (Niemann, arr.)
Folder 3: Intermezzo Americain (PS, P), No. 749Add to your cart.
Composer/Arranger: Kretschmer (Bellstedt, arr.)
Folder 4: Overture to der Fluchtling (PS, P), No.701Add to your cart.
Composer/Arranger: Kretschmer (Bellstedt, arr.)
Folder 5: Prelude "Die Folkungen" (CS, P)Add to your cart.
Composer/Arranger: Kretschmer (Bellstedt, arr.)
Folder 6: Fest Overture (CS, P), No. 349Add to your cart.
Composer/Arranger: Lafsen
Folder 7: Mazeppa (FS, P)Add to your cart.
Composer/Arranger: Liszt (Bellstedt, arr.)
Folder 8: Rhapsodie Hongroise (FS, P)Add to your cart.
Composer/Arranger: Liszt (Bellstedt, arr.)
Folder 9: Ungarisch Rhapsodie (FS, P)Add to your cart.
Composer/Arranger: Liszt (Bellstedt, arr.)
Box 3Add to your cart.
Folder 1: Introduction to Herodiade (FS, P)Add to your cart.
Composer/Arranger: Massenet (Bellstedt, arr.)
Folder 2: Overture to Don Cesar de Began (CS, P)Add to your cart.
Composer/Arranger: Massenet (Rollinson, arr.)
Folder 3: Constellation (P)Add to your cart.
Composer/Arranger: Olker (Bellstedt, arr.)
Folder 4: Minuet  (PS, P)Add to your cart.
Composer/Arranger: Paderewski (Bellstedt, arr.)
Folder 5: Vorspiel (FS, P), No.415Add to your cart.
Composer/Arranger: Schillings
Folder 6: Pizzicato Polka (P)Add to your cart.
Composer/Arranger: Strauss
Folder 7: Shakespeare's The Tempest (FS,P)Add to your cart.
Composer/Arranger: Stucken
Folder 8: Overture to Mignon (P), No.505Add to your cart.
Composer/Arranger: Thomas (Bellstedt, arr.)
Folder 9: Overture to "La Forza del Destino" (CS, P)Add to your cart.
Composer/Arranger: Verdi (Bellstedt, arr.)
Folder 10: Overture to "La Traviata" (PS, P), No. 110Add to your cart.
Composer/Arranger: Verdi (Bellstedt, arr.)
Folder 11: Doxology/ Dixey (P), No.75Add to your cart.
Composer/Arranger: Unidentified (Bellstedt, arr.)
Box 4Add to your cart.
Folder 1: Sonata in E-flat, Op. 7 (Septet) (FS, P)Add to your cart.
Composer/Arranger: Beethoven (Bellstedt, arr.)
Folder 2: A "Base" Episode (CS, P)Add to your cart.
Composer/Arranger: Bellstedt
Folder 3: Brownies (FS,P)Add to your cart.
Composer/Arranger: Bellstedt
Folder 4: Discontented Musicians (CS, P), No. 288Add to your cart.
Composer/Arranger: Bellstedt
Folder 5: Domestic Episode (Waiting for Hubby) and Greeting to Nashville March (CS, P), No. 118Add to your cart.
Composer/Arranger: Bellstedt
Folder 6: Kangaroo (CS, P), No. 27Add to your cart.
Composer/Arranger: Bellstedt
Folder 7: Humoresque - La Sonella (CS, P), 1907Add to your cart.
Composer/Arranger: Bellstedt
Folder 8: Musical Sketches for the Midway Plaisance (CS, P), No. 396Add to your cart.
Composer/Arranger: Bellstedt
Folder 9: Nancy Brown - Humoresque and "Scotch" (CS, P), No. 21Add to your cart.
Composer/Arranger: Bellstedt
Folder 10: Humerous Serenade - Our Picayunes (P), No. 21Add to your cart.
Composer/Arranger: Bellstedt
Folder 11: Who's Next? (P)Add to your cart.
Composer/Arranger: Bellstedt
Folder 12: You'll Have to Hurry, BellstedtAdd to your cart.
Composer/Arranger: Bellstedt
Folder 13: Humoresque - Everybody Works But Father (CS, P), 1906Add to your cart.
Composer/Arranger: Havez (Bellstedt, arr.)
Folder 14: Humoresque - "Tit-Willow" (CS, P), No. 641, 1887Add to your cart.
Composer/Arranger: Sullivan (Bellstedt, arr.)
Folder 15: Humoresque - Where Did You Get That Hat? (CS, P), 1899Add to your cart.
Composer/Arranger: Sullivan (Bellstedt, arr.)
Folder 16: Pop Goes the Weasel - Humoresque (CS, P), No. 270Add to your cart.
Composer/Arranger: Traditional (Bellstedt, arr.)

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