M03-11 - DR. CARL FORSBERG COLLECTION

Dr. Carl Forsberg received his Bachelor of Music, Bachelor of Music Education from the University of Illinois, Urbana and he received his Master of Arts in Music from the State University of Iowa, Iowa City.  In 1964, Dr. Carl Forsberg earned his Ph.D. in Musicology from the Indiana University, Bloomington.

He had already joined the faculty at the University of Central Arkansas in 1949 and along with the late Jean Adams, had developed a string program in the Conway Public School System.  From 1970 to 1980 he served as the Chairman for the Department of Music at UCA.  July 1, 1984, Dr. Carl Forsberg retired from his position at UCA leaving behind a teaching legacy in Violin, music history, various literature courses, and as a conductor of the University Orchestra.

Dr. Forsberg was also a member of the Arkansas Symphony from 1949-1984.  The Arkansas State Music Teacher Association named him College Teacher of the Year in 1981 and he received the “Presidents Achievement Award” from the University of  Central Arkansas in 1972.

Dr. Carl Forsberg also authored the book A History of the Department of Music 1908-1980.

 

Series I

Box 1

File 1 – Music in the Eighteenth Century- Notebook- C.E. Forsberg- Indiana University School of Music, Bloomington, Indiana- 1953-1954

File 2 – Music 530-“Twentieth Century Music” Notebook- Carl E. Forsberg- Indiana University School of Music, Bloomington, Indiana- 1953

File 3 – Music 601- Antiquity Notebook- C.E. Forsberg- Indiana University School of Music, Bloomington, Indiana- 1954-1955

File 4 – Music 654- Notebook- Carl E. Forsberg- Indiana University School of Music, Bloomington, Indiana- 1953-1954

File 5 – Music 663- Notebook- Carl E. Forsberg- Indiana University School of Music, Bloomington, Indiana- undated

File 6 – Prospectus of the Dissertation- “The Violin and Piano Sonatas of W.A. Mozart”

File 7 – Index Card Notes on Sonatas

File 8 – Bibliography Notes on Composers

File 9 – The Clavier Violin Sonatas of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart- Dissertation by Carl Earl Forsberg- September 1964

Item 1 – Contains note-cards used in Dr. Forsberg’s development of his dissertation, entitled “Clavier-Violin Sonatas of W. A. Mozart.” His dissertation deals with the study of the influences upon Mozart in the writing of sonatas for the keyboard and violin.

End of Box 1

 

Series I

Box 2

File 1 – History 309- Notebook- Carl E. Forsberg- Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana- 1958

File 2 – History 314- Reformation- Indiana University-undated

File 3 – History 343- Notebook- Absolutism and the Age of Reason- Carl E. Forsberg- Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana- 1957

File 4 – History 553- Notebook- Carl E. Forsberg- Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana- undated

File 5 – Music- History of Keyboard Music- Carl E. Forsberg- Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana- undated

File 6 – Music History- Notebook- Carl E. Forsberg- Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana- undated

File 7 – Music Notebook- Carl E. Forsberg- Indiana University School of Music- Bloomington, Indiana- 1953-1954

File 8 – Music 503- Choral Music of Back- Notebook- Forsberg- Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana- undated

File 9 – Music 504- Music of Bach Notebook- Carl E. Forsberg- Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana- 1957-1958

File 10- Music 511- Mozart I- Notebook- Carl E. Forsberg- Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana- undated

File 11- Music 512- (Mozart) Notebook- Carl E. Forsberg- Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana- undated

File 12- Music 528- Chamber Music- Carl E. Forsberg- Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana- undated

File 13- Music of the 15th Century- Notebook- Carl E. Forsberg- Indiana University School of Music, Bloomington, Indiana- November 1953

File 14- Music in 15th Century Notes- Carl Forsberg- 1953

End of Box 2

 

Series I

Box 3

File 1 – Music Notebook- Dr. Forsberg- undated

File 2 – Carl Forsberg Music Writings

File 3 – Class Notes from the State University of Iowa, 1943

File 4 – Class Notes from the State University of Iowa, undated

File 5 – Music 663- Notes

File 6 – Miscellaneous Arrangements- Carl E. Forsberg

File 7 – Staff Paper for Writing Music

End of Box 3

 

Series II

Box 1

File 1 – Dr. Carl Earl Forsberg- Personal Information

File 2 – Personal Financial Information

File 3A – Book, Rise to Follow- An Autobiography by Albert Spalding, 1943

File 3B – News Articles on Dr. Carl Forsberg’s Career- 1950-1990

File 4 – Personalities of the South Award, Dr. Carl Forsberg, May 1974

File 5 – Dr. Carl Forsberg named UCA Professor emeritus, May 10, 1990

File 6 – Personal Correspondence

File 7 – Photos

File 8 – Church Programs, 1984-1992

File 9 – Music Cartoon Collections

File 10- Stamp Collection

File 11- Arkansas String Directory

File 12- History on the National Anthem, The Star Spangled Banner

File 13- State Teacher’s College Recitals, Graduating Recitals Baylor University School- Senior Organ Recital Indiana University School of Music- Carl Forsberg Sonata Recital

File 14- Arkansas School Band and Orchestra Association

File 15- Arkansas State Music Teachers Association

File 16- Newsletter: Institute for Studies in American Music, May 1973- May 1983

End of Box 1

 

Series II

Box 2

File 1 – Conway Civic Orchestra, 1984-1995

File 2 – Conway Rotary Club, 1980’s

File 3 – Music Teachers National Association 1990 National Convention, Little Rock, AR, March 31-April 5, 1990

File 4 – South- Central Regional Chapter of the American Musicological Society (AMS)

File 5 – Minutes from CFAAS Chairperson Meeting, 1974-1975

File 6 – Faculty Association, 1974-1978

File 7 – Faculty Activity Schedule, 1975-1981

File 8 – Faculty Annual Reports

File 9 – Faculty Promotions and Information, 1974-1978

File 10- The Revised Education Program

File 11- Miscellaneous Papers

File 12- Note Pads and Address Books

End of Box 2

 

Series II

Box 3

File 1 – Arkansas State Teachers College Brochure, c. 1966

File 2 – State College of Arkansas- Alma Mater, 1973 (2 copies)

File 3 – The University of Central Arkansas Department of Music, Graduate Studies in Music-Banner

File 4 – Book- Significant Trends in Selected American Operas, 1900-1954- by Howard Groth, 1955

File 5 – Howard Groth- Arkansas State Teachers College Music Department

File 6 – Book- The Lyric Theater in America- by Howard Groth, 1947

File 7 – Hess, Harold Clyde- Professor of Violin, Millikin University School of Music

File 8 – The Analysis of Form in Music

File 9 – Listening Lists and Exams, 1979-1980

File 10- Music History- 1968, 1973-1974, 1982-1984

File 11- Music History Notes for Grocet

File 12- Music 3330, 1973

File 13- Senior Music Seminar 4200, 1956-1984

End of Box 3

 

Series II

Box 4

File 1 – Music in the Baroque, 1976-1984

File 2 – Music in the Classic Period

File 3 – Music Catalogs

File 4 – First Year at the Piano, Conway, AR

File 5 – Goals, 1980-1984

File 6 – Recommendations

File 7 – Tenure Committee, January- April 1984

File 8 – Newsletters and Alumni Bulletins

File 9 – Newspaper Collection, 1990-1991

File 10- Carl Forsberg, Music Department- Miscellaneous

File 11- Bach and Handel- from Time Magazine, March 25, 1985

File 12- Composer Beethoven, Ludwig 1770-1827- from Time Magazine, February 16, 1970

File 13- Leonard Bernstein: 1918-1990- from Time Magazine, October 29, 1990; Arkansas Democrat Gazette, October 15, 1990; and International Musician, December 1990

File 14- John Eaton’s, “The Tempest”- from Time Magazine, August 19, 1985

File 15- Composer Philip Glass- from Time Magazine, June 3, 1985 and July 2, 1990

File 16- Composer Handel, George Frideric- 1685- 1759- from Time Magazine, December 26, 1969

File 17- Violinist Jascha Heifetz: 1901-1987- from Time Magazine, December 21, 1987

File 18- Hans Werner Henze’s Opera “We Come to the River- from Time Magazine, August 13, 1984

File 19- A Biographical Sketch- Arthur Honegger

File 20- Norrington, Roger- Conductor- from Time Magazine, March 21, 1988

File 21- “The Fabulous Philadelphian, Eugene Ormandy 1899-1985”- from Time Magazine, March 25, 1985

File 22- Krzysztof Penderecki

File 23- Arnold Schoensberg- Centennial Celebration, 1874-1974- University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California

File 24- Composer Virgil Thompson: 1889-1990- from The Sinforian, April 1990

File 25- U.S. Orchestras and Opera Companies- from Time Magazine, January 11, 1988

File 26- Composer Vivaldi

File 27- Conductor Charles Wuorinen- from The New York Times, Sunday, April 10, 1983

File 28- Women Violinists- from Time Magazine, April 11, 1988

End of Box 4

 

Series II

Box 5A

File 1 – Correspondence 1951-1967

File 2 – Correspondence 1968- October 1970

File 3 – Correspondence, October- December 1970

File 4 – Correspondence, January- April 1971

File 5 – Correspondence, May- December 1971

File 6 – Correspondence, June 1972- December 1974

File 7 – Correspondence, January- February 1972

File 8 – Correspondence, March- April 1972

File 9 – Correspondence, May- October 1972

File 10- Correspondence, November- December 1972

File 11- Correspondence, January- March 1973

File 12- Correspondence, April- July 1973

File 13- Correspondence, August- December 1973

File 14- Correspondence, January- February 1974

File 15- Correspondence, March- May 1974

File 16- Correspondence, June- December 1974

End of Box 5A

 

Series II

Box 5B

File 1 – Correspondence, January- April 1975

File 2 – Correspondence, May- October 1975

File 3 – Correspondence, 1975- 1976 Fiscal Year

File 4 – Memos, May 20, 1976- December 1976

File 5 – Correspondence, March- December 1976

File 6 – Memos, January- March 1977

File 7 – Correspondence, January- March 1977

File 8 – Correspondence, March- December 1977

File 9 – Correspondence with William Brezina, 1977

File 10- Memos, 1978-1979 Fiscal Year

End of Box 5B

 

Series II

Box 5C

File 1 – Memos, July 1978- January 1979

File 2 – Correspondence, January- August 1978

File 3 – Correspondence, September- December 1978

File 4 – Correspondence, January- March 1979

File 5 – Correspondence, April- June 1979

File 6 – Correspondence, July- September 1979

File 7 – Correspondence, October- December 1979

File 8 – Correspondence, 1980

File 9 – Correspondence, 1981

File 10- Memos, January 1980- March 1981

File 11- Memos, May 1981- May 1982

File 12- Correspondence, 1982-1983

File 13- Memos, April 1982- June 1983

File 14- Correspondence, July 1983- June 1984

File 15- Correspondence, February 1985, September 1987, undated

End of Box 5C

 

Series II

Box 6

File 1 – Berkshire Festival- Boston Symphony Orchestra, Music Director- Serge Koussevitzky, 1949

File 2 – Programs, 1951-1952

File 3 – Programs, 1952-1953

File 4 – Programs, 1953- 1954

File 5 – Programs, 1954-1955

File 6 – Programs, 1955-1956

File 7 – Programs, 1956-1957

File 8 – Programs, 1958-1959

File 9 – Programs, 1959-1960

File 10- Programs, 1960-1961

File 11- Programs, 1961-1962

File 12- Programs, 1962-1963

File 13- Programs, 1963-1964

File 14- Programs, 1964-1965

File 15- Programs, 1965-1966

File 16- Programs, 1966-1967

File 17- Programs, 1967-1968

File 18- Programs, 1968-1969

File 19- Programs, 1969-1970

End of Box 6

 

Series II

Box 7

File 1 – Programs, 1970-1971

File 2 – Programs, 1971-1972

File 3 – Programs, 1972- 1973

File 4 – Programs, 1973-1974

File 5 – Programs, 1974-1975

File 6 – Programs, 1975-1976

File 7 – Programs, 1977-1978

File 8 – Programs, 1978-1979

End of Box 7

 

Series II

Box 8

Item 1 - Scrapbook, 1978-79

File 1 – Programs, 1979-1980

File 2 – Programs, 1980-1981

File 3 – Programs, 1981-1982

File 4 – Programs, 1982-1983

File 5 – Programs, 1983-1984

File 6 – Programs, 1984-1985

File 7 – Programs, 1985-1986

File 8 – Programs, 1987-1988

File 9 – Programs, 1989-1990

File 10- Programs, 1990s

File 11- Public School Programs, undated

File 12- Programs from Various Organizations, 1988-1992

File 13- “Boris Godunov”, (an Opera in 2 Acts) by Alexander Ruskin- Presented by the University of Iowa School of Music Opera Theater, April 25-27, 1986

End of Box 8

 

Series II

Box 9

File 1 – Publications on “A History of the Department of Music”

File 2 – Manuscript- A History of the Department of Music of the University of Central Arkansas, Conway, AR, 1908-1980- by Carl Forsberg, 1992

File 3 – “A History of the Department of Music of the University of Central Arkansas”

File 4 – Acknowledgements- History, Introduction, Chapters 1&2- “A History of the Department of Music of the University of Central Arkansas”

File 5 – History, Chapter 3- “A History of the Department of Music of University of Central Arkansas”

File 6 – History, Chapter 4- “A History of the Department of Music of University of Central Arkansas”

File 7 – History, Chapter 5- “A History of the Department of Music of University of Central Arkansas”

File 8 – History, Chapter 6- “A History of the Department of Music of University of Central Arkansas”

File 9 – History, Chapter 7- “A History of the Department of Music of University of Central Arkansas”

File 10- Research on Graduate Students for “A History of the Department of Music of the University of Central Arkansas”

File 11- Notes on Echo, Bibliography, Class, Instruments for “A History of the Department of Music of the University of Central Arkansas”

End of Box 9

 

Series II

Box 10

File 1 – American Music Teacher Magazine- 1987, 1992

File 2 – American String Teacher- Winter 1980- Vol.  XXX No. 1

File 3 – American String Teacher- Winter, Spring, Summer 1985

File 4 – American String Teacher- Spring, Summer, Autumn 1986-Vol. XXVI No. 2, 3, 4

File 5 – American String Teacher- Winter, Spring, Autumn 1987- Vol. XXVII No. 1, 2, 4

File 6 – American String Teacher- Spring, Autumn 1989- Vol. XXXIX No. 2, 4

File 7 – Bravo Magazine- Vol. V, No. 4, 1966; Vol. VIII, No. 5, 1969; Vol. IX, No. 6; and Vol. X, No. 4

File 8 – Early Music- April 1982- Vol. 10 No. 2

File 9 – High Fidelity- Music America Edition, January- June 1983- Vol. 33 No. 1-6

File 10- Music Educators Journal Magazine- November 1989

File 11- Arnold Schoenberg Institute Bulletins

File 12- Ernest Bloch Society Bulletin, 1972- 1976

File 13- Saturday Review: Mozart, January 28, 1956

File 14- Broude Brothers Limited Catalog and Pamphlets, 1983-1984

File 15- Krzysztof Penderecki: A Guide to His Works, 1983

File 16- Articles Celebrating a Variety of Composers

End of Box 10

 

Series II

Box 11

File 1 – The Sound of the Violin- Ear Training and Reading Method: Book One- Harry Alshin

File 2 – Duets for Strings: Violin- Belwin Course for Strings by Samuel Applebaum

File 3 – First Program for Strings: 2nd Violin- Belwin Course for Strings by Samuel Applebaum

File 4 – Chamber Music for String Orchestra: Book One by Samuel Applebaum, 1972

File 5 – The Four Pipers- Andre Destouches: For Violin and Piano by Samuel Applebaum

File 6 – String Builder- A String Class Method by Samuel Applebaum

File 7 – Chaconne, by J.S. Bach and arranged by C.E. Forsberg

File 8 – A First Year Classical Album for Viola Players- Watson Forbes- Bach, Handel, and Mozart

File 9 – Johann Sebastian Bach- “The Musical Offering”

File 10- Menvet: for Piano- L. Van Beethoven

File 11- Symphonie Von L. Van Beethoven: for Piano and Violin- Symphonie VI [Pastorale]

File 12- Beethoven- Symphonie VIII: Piano and Violin

File 13- Beethoven- Symphonie IX- Piano and Violin

File 14- Symphonie Von Beethoven- Fur Pianoforte Und Violine- Arrangirt Von Hans Sitt

File 15- Konzerte <concertos> for Violin and Piano

File 16- Church Music Review- Thou Must Leave Thy Lowly Dwelling “Childhood of Christ”- Hector Berlioz

File 17- Carmen- Fantasie for Trio- Bijet- Jareckie

File 18- Six Sonatas for the Harpsicord or Piano by Luigi Boccherini

File 19- Bornoff’s Finger Patterns- String Bass Basic Method by George Bornoff

File 20- The Sleeping- for my Parents’ Golden Anniversary, 1992- Music by Robert Boury

File 21- To Dr. E. Hanslick- Walzer Pianotorie by Johannes Brahms

File 22- Kjos Library of Solos- Violin, Cello, String Bass: Fiddler’s First March by Forrest L. Buchtel

File 23- Compositions for Viola and Piano- Carl Busch

File 24- Anthology of Sacred Music by Walter E. Buszin- Selections from the Musical Heritage of the Church

File 25- Herbert Butler- Compositions for Violin with Piano

File 26- Rounds for Violins- 74 Rounds and Canons for Very Elementary Violinists- Eta Cohen

File 27- Burlesque- Pour Violin Avec Accompagnement de Piano Par A. D’Ambrosio

File 28- Compositions by Alfred de Seve

File 29- Vier Stucke by Max Eichhorn

File 30- Menuet From French Suite- Henri Elkan

File 31- Gabriel Engel Concerto Op.5- for Violin and Piano in One Movement

File 32- Mazurka by Alexandre Fansman, arrangement by C.E. Forsberg

File 33- Faust Fantasie for Trio- Violin- Gounod

File 34- Carols and Anthems for Christmastide- J. Fischer and Bro.

File 35- Selected Classics for Violin and Piano, Arranged and Compiled by Frederic A. Franklin

File 36- Cantilena- For Violin by G. Goltermann

File 37- Fantasie “Old Oaken Bucket”- For Violin by A.E. Harris

File 38- Carl Fischer’s Music Library Edition No. 253: for Violin and Piano- M. Hauser, The Bird in the Tree

File 39- A Tune A Day: A First Book, Book One- Paul Herfurth

File 40- Harmony Text and Exercises- Exercises Part II by Hubert Kessler

File 41- Liebesleid for Violin and Piano- Fritz Kreisler

End of Box 11

 

Series II

Box 12

File 1 – Valse- Frederic Chopin and Mischa Levitzki, Cantilena- Goltermann

File 2 – Schirmer’s Scholastic Series, Vol. 33- Five Poetic Sketches for Trio Study- Piano, Violin, Violoncello by Leslie L. Loth

File 3 – The Concert Violinist- 25 Classic and Modern Solos for Advanced Players: for Violin Solo by S. Leonard

File 4 – Selection from Leoncavallo’s “Pagliacci” (The Clown) by Theo. Moses-Tobani

File 5 – Ballet Egyptien: 1st Violin by A. Luigini

File 6 – Solo for a German Flute or Violin with Harpsichord by Battista Martini

File 7 – Grolse Messe In Cmoll- W.A. Mozart (Werk 427), Nach Mozartschen Worlagen Vervollstandigt- A Lois Schmitt

File 8 – Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart’s Werke- Contents of Volumes

File 9 – A Sailor’s Dance: Piano Accompaniment by J.F. Muller

File 10- Gamla Spelmanslatar Fran Norrland- efter Framstaende Spelman Upptecknade for Fiol by Helmer Nordensson

File 11- Manual of Fugue- Including Canon, Imitation and Double Counterpoint by Preston Ware Orem

File 12- Baroque Music by Claude V. Palisca- copyright 1968

File 13- Baroque Music by Claude V. Palisca; 2nd Edition, 1981

File 14- La Bohene Fantasie for Trio- Piano, Violin by Puccini

File 15- Madame Butterfly- Fantasie for Trio, Violin-Puccini

File 16- La Tosca- Fantasie for Trio, Puccini

File 17- Six Sonatas for the Harpsichord by Herman Fredrick Raupach

File 18- The Ditson Trio Album- for Violin, Cello and Piano by Karl Rissland (Vol. 1)

File 19- “Love Came Down at Christmas” by Christina Rossetti and Tom Ritchie, 2001

File 20- Violin Concerto No. 6 by Jacques Pierre Rode

File 21- “Little Rock” Rag for Pianoforte Solo

File 22- “Pleasant Ridge” Rag for Pianoforte Solo by Joe Rosen

File 23- Tel- Aviv Rag by Joe Rosen- The Immortal “King of Rag(s)”

File 24- Reve Angelique- Select solos for Violincello with Piano Accompaniment by A. Rubinstein

File 25- Sonata of Dr. Boguslaw Schaeffer given to Dr. Forsberg, November 1987

File 26- Schirmer’s Collection of Favorite Anthems, 1939

File 27- Ava Marie- Sheet Music for Wedding of Helzeman and Moix, 1992

File 28- Schubert Symphony in B. Minor (“Unfinished”)- Edited by Martin Chusid

File 29- Uren Spelmans Gommor- Folklaitar Upptecknade Ellerkomponerade for Fiol- av Bror Strand

File 30- Hawkes Pocket Score- Igor Strawinsky Le Sacre Du Printemps

End of Box 12

 

Series II

Box 13

File 1 – Nous Jouons Pour Maman- Pour Violin et Piano by Alexandre Tansman

File 2 – The Tansman Collection- by 15 Piano Works by Alexandre Tansman

File 3 – Overture Des Nations Anciens Et Modernes- George Philipp Telemann- Fur Streicher Und Basso Continuo

File 4 – Compositions for Violin by George J. Trinkaus

File 5 – Ernst Toch “Serenade” for Three Violins- Ami Ed. of Chamber Music Literature

File 6 – Music Composed by Mathias Vento

File 7 – Six Sonatas for Two Violins composed by Mathias Vento

File 8 – Compositions for Violin and Pianoforte- Second Series, Vieuxtemps

File 9 – Fun for Fiddlers- Book of Theory Papers for Young Violinists- Irving Wadler and Elizabeth Webb

File 10- Keyboard Harmony by George A. Wedge

File 11- Ensembles for Strings: 2nd Violin by Harvey S. Whistler and Herman A. Hummel

File 12- Preparing for Kreutzer by Harvey S. Whistler, Vol. 1- Book for Violin Study

File 13- Solos for Strings- String Bass Solo: I&II Positions by Harvey Whistler

File 14- Serenade- Ch. M. Widor- Selected Compositions for Violin, Cello and Piano

File 15- Puer Novis Nascitur for Strings- Healey Willan Chorale on the Melody

File 16- Four Indian Love Lyrics by Amy Woodforde- Finden- Boosey’s New Orchestral Journal No. 151

File 17- Elementary Double- Bass Method by O.G. Zimmerman

File 18- Songs

File 19- Hymn to the Euchist

File 20- Miscellaneous Music

End of Box 13

 

Series II

Box 14

File 1 – Compositions for the Violin with Piano Accompaniment

File 2 – Compositions for the Violin with Piano Accompaniment

File 3 – Compositions for the Violin with Piano Accompaniment

File 4 – Compositions for the Violin with Piano Accompaniment

File 5 – Compositions for the Violin with Piano Accompaniment

File 6 – Compositions for the Violin with Piano Accompaniment

File 7 – Music from Arkansas Symphony Orchestra, March 1984

File 8 – Record- Long Play Phonograph Recording- Side 1: Malaguena, Eine Kleine, First Movement (Mozart), Side 2: A La Barcarole Fete Champetre from Suite (Edmund Severn)

End of Box 14

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