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University of Chicago Library

Guide to the Philip Stanger Collection 1886-1988

© 2008 University of Chicago Library

Acknowledgments

The Philip Stanger Collection was processed and preserved as part of the "Uncovering New Chicago Archives Project," funded with support from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.

Descriptive Summary

Title:

Stanger, Philip. Collection

Dates:

1886-1988

Size:

5.5 linear feet (10 boxes)

Repository:

Special Collections Research Center
University of Chicago Library
1100 East 57th Street
Chicago, Illinois 60637 U.S.A.

Abstract:

Philip Stanger, drummer and drum instructor. The Philip Stanger Collection contains drum, xylophone, marimba and other percussion pedagogy books and manuals, sheet music, advertisements, articles, magazines, and photographs.

Information on Use

Access

The collection is open for research.

Citation

When quoting material from this collection, the preferred citation is: Stanger, Philip. Collection, [Box#, Folder#], Special Collection Research Center, University of Chicago Library

Biographical Note

Philip Stanger (b. 1933) is a drummer and drum instructor, who taught for many years at Frank's Drum Shop in Chicago before relocating to California, where he continues to teach.

Scope Note

The Philip Stanger Collection is divided into five series: Series I, Photographs and Publications; Series II, Drum and Timpani Music; Series III, Xylophone and Marimba Music; Series IV, Percussion and Other Music; Series V, Oversize.

Series I, Photographs and Publications, contains photographs of musicians, articles, notes, jazz publications, percussion advertisements, and organization member lists. The photographs include musicians such as Barrett Deems, Gene Krupa, Buddy Rich, Louis Bellson, and Roy Burns as well as early 20th century percussionists. The articles feature musicians such as Barrett Deems, Gene Krupa, and Victor Berton. The percussion advertisements are from Frank's Drum Shop, Gretsch, and Ludwig Drum Company. Also included are member lists from the Chicago Federation of Musicians.

Series II, Drum and Timpani Music, contains method and instructional books for drum and timpani technique, including books and solo music by Bobby Christian, Buddy Rich, Louis Bellson, Gene Krupa, and Ludwig Drum Company.

Series III, Xylophone and Marimba Music, contains method and instruction books for xylophone and marimba technique, including books and solo music by Lionel Hampton, Bob Tilles, Darius Milhaud, and Clifton Williams.

Series IV, Percussion and Other Music, contains percussion and other instrumental and vocal music and instructional books, including an orchestral score of Dimitri Shostakovich's Symphony No. 1, vocal sight singing method books, and a fake book of Latin dance rhythms.

Series V, Oversize, contains, oversize music and method books including a set of transcriptions for violin, a drum method book, a set of xylophone solos, and Karlheinz Stockhausen's Nr. 9 Zyklus.

Related Resources

The following related resources are located in the Department of Special Collections:

http://www.lib.uchicago.edu/e/spcl/select.html

Chicago Jazz Archive

Lang, Harvey. Collection

Subject Headings

INVENTORY

Series I: Photographs and Publications

Box 1    Folder 1

Advertisements, undated

Box 1    Folder 2

Articles, 1982-1997

Box 1    Folder 3

Chicago Federation of Musicians, 1979-1980

Box 1    Folder 4

Chicago Federation of Musicians, 1981-1982

Box 1    Folder 5

Chicago Federation of Musicians, 1983-1984

Box 1    Folder 6

Chicago Federation of Musicians, 1985-1986

Box 1    Folder 7

Down Beat, 1981

Box 1    Folder 8

Drawing, "Four Men on a Horse," undated

Box 1    Folder 9

Ludwig Drum Catalog, undated

Box 1    Folder 10

Modern Drummer, 1981

Box 1    Folder 11

Notes, undated

Box 1    Folder 12

Photograph, Billy Said, undated

Box 1    Folder 13

Photograph, Louis Bellson, undated

Box 1    Folder 14

Photograph, Roy Burns, undated

Box 1    Folder 15

Photographs, undated

Box 1    Folder 16

Photographs, Barrett Deems and others, undated

Box 1    Folder 17

Poster, "I want YOU to practice everyday," 1976

Box 1    Folder 18

"Prairie Farmer WLS Family Album, Putnam County, IN," 1957

Box 1    Folder 19

Recording Organizations, 1983-1988

Box 1    Folder 20

"State of Illinois Department of Registration and Education," undated

Box 1    Folder 21

Tube Sizer, Per Del Accessories, undated

Series II: Drum and Timpani Music

Box 2   Folder 1

Al Payson, The Snare Drum in the Concert Hall, 1970

Box 2   Folder 2

Alan Abel, Solo Drum, 1946-1948

Box 2   Folder 3

America's Greatest Drum Stylists, 1945

Box 2   Folder 4

Andrew V. Scott, Modern Dance "Rhthm," 1925

Box 2   Folder 5

The Art of Playing the Cymbals, 1963

Box 2   Folder 6

Bandmasters Folio of College Marches, 1911

Box 2   Folder 7

Barrett Deems, Drummer's Practice Routine by the "World's Fastest Drummer," 1949

Box 2   Folder 8

Ben Paisner, "30 Studies in Swing," 1950

Box 2   Folder 9

Bob Tilles, Percussion Studies, 1962

Box 2   Folder 10

Bob Tilles, Reading Exercises for Snare Drum, 1971

Box 2   Folder 11

Bobby Christian, Percussion Methods, 1950

Box 2   Folder 12

The Bobby Christian School of Percussion, undated

Box 2   Folder 13

Bobby Christian, Drum Solos, undated

Box 2   Folder 14

Buddy Rich, Snare Drum Rudiments, 1942

Box 2   Folder 15

Buddy Rich, Snare Drum Rudiments, 1984

Box 2   Folder 16

Carl E. Gardner, "Teacher's and Student's Hand Book: A Guide to the Progressive Studies for the Snare Drum," 1928

Box 2   Folder 17

Carl Fisher, Album of Overtures, undated

Box 2   Folder 18

Carl Fisher, Drum Methods, 1920

Box 2   Folder 19

Carmine Appice, "Into It" Solo for Octa-Plus, 1972

Box 2   Folder 20

Charles Stewart Ashworth, "System of Drum-Beating," 1812

Box 3   Folder 1

Charley Wilcoxon, Drum Methods, 1944

Box 3   Folder 2

Charlie Perry, Effective Use of Modern Drumming, undated

Box 3   Folder 3

Clark, "Method of Study for the Drummer," 1925

Box 3   Folder 4

Dave Tough's Advanced Paradiddle Exercises, 1947

Box 3   Folder 5

"Deluge in the Delta," Drum Ensemble, undated

Box 3   Folder 6

Drum Battle Clinic, "68", undated

Box 3   Folder 7

Drum Cadences, undated

Box 3   Folder 8

Drum Rhythms, undated

Box 3   Folder 9

Drum Warm-ups, 1949

Box 3   Folder 10

Drummer Boy, Instruction Book, 1948

Box 3   Folder 11

Edward Straight, "Drum School," 1909

Box 3   Folder 12

Edward Straight, Drum Methods, 1917-1936

Box 3   Folder 13

Edward Straight, Drum Methods, 1922

Box 3   Folder 14

Edward Straight, Drum Methods, 1923

Box 4   Folder 1

Edward Straight, Drum Methods, 1923

Box 4   Folder 2

Edward Straight, Drum Solos, 1933

Box 4   Folder 3

Elliot Carter, "Eight Pieces for 4 Timpani,"1968

Box 4   Folder 4

"Fancher's 2/4 Number One," 1925

Box 4   Folder 5

Frank Derrick III, Contemporary Drum Set Solos, 1972

Box 4   Folder 6

Gene Krupa-Cozy Cole, "Correspondence Course," undated

Box 4   Folder 7

Gene Krupa, Methods, 1938

Box 4   Folder 8

Gene Krupa, Drum Rhythms, 1958

Box 4   Folder 9

George Lawrence Stone, Drum Solos, 1940

Box 4   Folder 10

George Lawrence Stone, Military Drum Beats, 1931

Box 4   Folder 11

George Lawrence Stone, Snare Drum Methods, 1935-1961

Box 4   Folder 12

Handwritten Music, undated

Box 4   Folder 13

Haskell Harr, The Harvey Quintet "Drum Ensemble," 1956

Box 4   Folder 14

Haskell Harr, Drum Method, 1937-1968

Box 5   Folder 1

"Humberto Morales' Latin American Rhythm Instruments and How to Play Them," 1949

Box 5   Folder 2

Isabelo Ernesto Marrero, Drumming the Latin-American Way, 1949

Box 5   Folder 3

J. Burns Moore, The Art of Drumming, 1937

Box 5   Folder 4

J. Burns Moore, "The Fall of Rome," 1944

Box 5   Folder 5

J. Burns Moore, "Four Marches for the Big Parade," undated

Box 5   Folder 6

J.E. Doxtator, "26," 1941

Box 5   Folder 7

J.P. Noonan, "12 Basic Swing Beats," undated

Box 5   Folder 8

Joe Berryman, "Upside Down," undated

Box 5   Folder 9

KSTP TV, Sunset Valley Barn Dance, 1955

Box 5   Folder 10

Lee M. Lockhart, Bugles and Drum Methods, 1938

Box 5   Folder 11

Louis Bellson, Roll Charts, 1946

Box 5   Folder 12

Louis Bellson, "The Musical Drummer," 1946

Box 5   Folder 13

Louis Bellson, 6 Concert Drum Solos and 4 Duets, 1951

Box 5   Folder 14

Louis Bellson, "Continental Fandangle," undated

Box 5   Folder 15

Ludwig Drum Company, The Drum Major's Manual, 1924

Box 5   Folder 16

Ludwig Drum Company, Drum Methods, 1942

Box 5   Folder 17

Ludwig Drum Company, Drum Methods, 1942

Box 5   Folder 18

Ludwig Drum Company, Drum Methods, 1942-1948

Box 5   Folder 19

Ludwig Drum Company, Drum Methods, 1962

Box 5   Folder 20

Ludwig Drum Company, Elementary Drum Method and Technique, 1925-1929

Box 5   Folder 21

Ludwig Drum Company, Snare Drum Solos, 1925

Box 6   Folder 1

Manuscript Book, Timpani, undated

Box 6   Folder 2

Mervin Britton, Creative Approach to the Snare Drum, 1969

Box 6   Folder 3

Morris Goldenberg, Modern School for Snare Drum, 1955

Box 6   Folder 4

"'Music of 76': For Traditional Fife and Drum Corps," 1939

Box 6   Folder 5

N.A.R.D., Drum Solos, 1937

Box 6   Folder 6

Otto Kristufek, The Ludwig Timpani Instructor, 1930

Box 6   Folder 7

Phil Rale, Latin American Rhythms for the Drummer, undated

Box 6   Folder 8

Philly Joe Jones, Brush Artistry, undated

Box 6   Folder 9

Reehl, "Rock it Bass," 1971

Box 6   Folder 10

Robert DeLuck, Preparatory Method for Percussion, 1973

Box 6   Folder 11

Roy C. Knapp, "The Fundamentals of Modern Drumming," undated

Box 6   Folder 12

"Sam Ulano's Drum Files," 1959

Box 6   Folder 13

"Sam Ulano's Drum Files," 1959

Box 6   Folder 14

"Sam Ulano's Drum Files," 1960-1961

Box 6   Folder 15

"Sam Ulano's How to be in the music business," 1962

Box 7   Folder 1

Shelly Elias, Suite for 3 Drumsets, 1969

Box 7   Folder 2

Singerland Presents "Complete Instruction in Dance Drumming," undated

Box 7   Folder 3

Stan Krell, Marching Taps, undated

Box 7   Folder 4

"Stick Control for the Snare Drummer," 1935

Box 7   Folder 5

Syllabus, Teaching Drum Set and Mallet Played Instruments, 1975

Box 7   Folder 6

"Swing Drumming," 1942

Box 7   Folder 7

WFL Drum Company, Contest Solos, undated

Box 7   Folder 8

W.F. Lusby, Marches for Drum-Corps, 1886

Box 7   Folder 9

"Whoopee John," Band Book, undated

Box 7   Folder 10

"50 Cymbal Breaks and 70 Modern Drum Beats," 1930

Series III: Xylophone and Marimba Music

Box 7   Folder 11

Al Payson, "March of the Turks," 1974

Box 7   Folder 12

Alan Hovhanes, "Fantasy on Japanese Wood Prints," 1965

Box 7   Folder 13

Anton Dvorak, "Humoreske," undated

Box 7   Folder 14

B. Vitto, Sheet Music, undated

Box 7   Folder 15

Bach Inventions I and IV, arranged for Marimba, undated

Box 7   Folder 16

"Battle Hymn of the Republic," Mallet Solo, 1970

Box 7   Folder 17

"Billy Dorn's Series of Solo," 1958

Box 7   Folder 18

Bob Tilles, Mallet Practice Routine, 1971

Box 7   Folder 19

Catalog of Selected Standard Compositions for Xylophone, undated

Box 7   Folder 20

Clifton Williams, "Concertino for Percussion and Band," 1960

Box 7   Folder 21

Cundy-Bettoney Publication for Xylophone, undated

Box 7   Folder 22

Darius Milhaud, "Concerto Pour Batterie et Petit Orchestre," 1931

Box 7   Folder 23

Emile Sholle, "The Brook," Solo for Xylophone or Marimba, undated

Box 7   Folder 24

Felix Arndt, "Nola: A Silhouette," 1916

Box 7   Folder 25

Forster Solo Series for the Marimba, 1929

Box 7   Folder 26

Francois Dupin, Xylophone Solos, 1981

Box 7   Folder 27

Frank's Drum Shop, Xylophone or Marimba Solos, undated

Box 7   Folder 28

Fritz Kreisler, "Tambourin Chinois," 1923-1925

Box 7   Folder 29

George Hamilton Green, Xylophone Method, 1925

Box 8   Folder 1

George Hamilton Green, Xylophone Method, 1925

Box 8   Folder 2

George Hamilton Green, Xylophone Method, 1924-11927

Box 8   Folder 3

George Hamilton Green, Xylophone Rags of George Hamilton Green, 1984

Box 8   Folder 4

Harry Breuer, Xylophone Solos, 1929-1949

Box 8   Folder 5

Harry Breuer, Xylophone Solos, 1932

Box 8   Folder 6

Home Study in Vibracussion, undated

Box 8   Folder 7

Howard Peterson, Mallet Fundamental Studies, 1966

Box 8   Folder 8

Howard Peterson, Marimba Solo Classics, 1953

Box 8   Folder 9

"Instrumental Solo Series: Marimba," 1962

Box 8   Folder 10

Jared Spears, "Soliloquies and Celebrations," Marimba Solo,1980

Box 8   Folder 11

Jaques Offenbach, Ballet Parisien for Xylophone, 1953

Box 8   Folder 12

John Heney, "The Carnival of Venice," 1948

Box 8   Folder 13

John Tatgenhorst, "Ostentation for Percussion," 1971

Box 8   Folder 14

Julius Wechter, Play Vibes: Modern Vibraharp Technique for Musicians, 1962

Box 8   Folder 15

"Lionel Hampton's Vibraphone Folio of Rhythm Choruses," 1937

Box 8   Folder 16

Ludwig Drum Company, Elementary Instruction for Vibraphone and Vibra-Celeste, 1931

Box 8   Folder 17

Michael Dreves, Melody from "Onward Christian Soldiers," Bell Solo, 1963

Box 8   Folder 18

N. Shilkret, "Dance of the Toy Regiment," Xylophone Solo, 1925

Box 8   Folder 19

"Nearer My God to Thee (Hymn)," Xylophone or Marimba, undated

Box 8   Folder 20

Paul Creston, "Concertino for Marimba," 1962

Box 8   Folder 21

Peter Tauner, "Andante for Marimba," 1974

Box 8   Folder 22

Robert Kurka, "Concerto for Marimba and Orchestra," 1960

Box 9   Folder 1

Robert Stolz, "Two Hearts in ¾ Time," 1930

Box 9   Folder 2

Robert Tourte, Methode de Xylophone, 1945

Box 9   Folder 3

Rubank Marimba Solos, 1939

Box 9   Folder 4

Scott Meister, Mallet Instrument Solo Series, undated

Box 9   Folder 5

Standard Solos for Xylophone, 1924

Box 9   Folder 6

Thomas Brown, Simple Solos for Mallets, 1981

Box 9   Folder 7

Up Beat, "A Special Dave Pell Improvisation,"1955

Box 9   Folder 8

William Schinstine, Southern Special Marimba Solos, undated

Box 9   Folder 9

William Schinstine, "Grand Ballroom Waltz," Mallet Solo, 1981

Box 9   Folder 10

Williard Musser, "Courante," Solo for Mallet Percussion and Piano, 1965

Box 9   Folder 11

Zez Confrey, "Dizzy Fingers," 1923

Box 9   Folder 12

Zez Confrey, "Kitten on the Keys," 1922

Series IV: Percussion and Other Music

Box 9   Folder 13

Albert Lavignac, Singing Exercises, 1923

Box 9   Folder 14

Bobby Christian, Multi-Percussion Solo Series, 1968

Box 9   Folder 15

Buddy Bernier, "Poinciana: Song of the Tree," 1936

Box 9   Folder 16

Dimitri Shostakovich, Symphony No. 1, undated

Box 9   Folder 17

Fritz Kreisler, "Fair Rosmarin," Violin and Piano, 1910

Box 9   Folder 18

Fran Drdla, "Souvenir," 1924

Box 9   Folder 19

Frederic W. Root, Methodical Sight Singing, undated

Box 9   Folder 20

The Golden Book of Favorite Songs, undated

Box 9   Folder 21

J. Massenet, "Aragonaise," from Le Cid, 1900

Box 9   Folder 22

Karl Van Hoessen, Handbook of Conducting, 1939

Box 9   Folder 23

Victor Herbert, "Romany Life," from The Fortune Teller," 1948

Box 9   Folder 24

Vladimir Bakaleinikoff, Elementary Rules of Conducting, 1938

Box 9   Folder 25

Vladimir Bakaleinikoff and Milton Rosen, The Instruments of the Band and Orchestra: An Encyclopedia, 1940

Box 9   Folder 26

Your Latin Library, fakebook, undated

Series V: Oversize

Box 10   Folder 1

Arthur Hartman, "Violin Transcriptions of Russian Music," 1925

Box 10   Folder 2

C. F. Schmidt, Xylophone methods, undated

Box 10   Folder 3

George Hamilton Green, Xylophone Solos,

Box 10   Folder 4

Jean White's Edition of Flockton's New Method for the Side Drum, Xylophone, and Timpani, 1908

Box 10   Folder 5

Karlheinz Stockhausen, Nr. 9 Zyklus, 1961