Floyd J. Saint Clair – Wikipedia



Floyd J. Saint Clair
American conductor (1871-1942)

Floyd J. Saint Clair ( additionally: St. Clair ) ( Johnstown, Pennsylvania), February 4, 1871 – August 23, 1942 ) was once an American composer, conductor, cornet participant, and organist. For sure works he used the pseudonym: SJ Floyd.

Floyd J. Saint Clair

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Floyd J. Saint Clair
February 4, 1871
Passed on to the great beyond
August 23, 1942
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composer , conductor , cornetist and organist
organ , cornet
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Saint Clair performed as a cornetist in different orchestras. In 1892 he based the Gounod Orchestra and arranged many live performance excursions with this orchestra. He was once an organist on the Congregational Church from 1907 to 1922 and on the Cleveland Theater from 1913 to 1915.

As a contributor to the track publishing corporate HN White Publishing Comp. he was once head of the orchestra division for roughly 25 years. He was once absolute best recognized for his marches for live performance band.

Works for live performance band

   1902 Sunny Jim , March and Two-Step
   1902 The Bachelor Maids
   1902 The Metal King , March
   1905 American beauties , march
   1910 The Iron King , March
   1914 Water Lillas (A Meditation)
   1923 Maid of West , march
   1935 Global Occasions , march
   1940 Richard III: Overture
   L'Aiglon (The Eaglet) , Overture Fantasie
   Land of the Nighttime Solar
   Lincoln Freeway
   Merry Maidens
   Nationwide Salute March
   The Plumed Knight
   Vie De Boheme

Vocal track

   1918 The provider flag , for top voice and piano - textual content: William Herschell (1873-1939)

Running for organ

   1913 Reverie in D flat primary
   Reminiscences: (a meditation)

Works for piano

   1904 Audrey , Scottish
   1914 Water Lilies (A Meditation)
   1926 Night melody
   Pensive ideas


   Wolfgang Suppan, Armin SuppanĀ : Das Neue Lexikon des Blasmusikwesens, 4. Auflage, Freiburg-Tiengen, Blasmusikverlag Schulz GmbH, 1994, ISBN 3-923058-07-1
   Paul E. Bierley, William H. Rehrig: The heritage encyclopedia of band trackĀ : composers and their track , Westerville, Ohio: Integrity Press, 1991, ISBN 0-918048-08-7
   Norman E. Smith: March Track Notes . Lake Charles, Los angeles.: Program Be aware Press, 1986, ISBN 978-0-9617346-1-9
   E. Ruth Anderson: Fresh American Composers - A Biographical Dictionary , 2d version, Boston: GK Corridor, 1982, 578 p., ISBN 978-0816182237
   Jeb H. Perry: Selection obits. An index to obituaries in Selection, 1905-1978 , Metuchen, NJ: Scarecrow Press, 1980, 311 p., ISBN 978-0810812895
   Jaques Cattell Press: ASCAP biographical dictionary of composers, authors and publishers , Fourth version, New York: RR Bowker, 1980, 589 p., ISBN 0835212831
   Brian Rust: Jazz Information 1897-1942 - Vol. 2: Abe Lyman to Bob Zurke , 4th revised and enlarged version, New Rochelle, NY: Arlington Area Publishers, 1978, 1996 p.
   Brian Rust: The American dance band discography 1917-1942 , New Rochelle, NY: Arlington Area, 1975, 2066 p.
   Leon Joseph Bly: The March in American Society , Ann Arbor: College Microfilms 1978, 307 p.
   Kenneth Walter Berger: Band encyclopedia , Kent, Ohio: Band Pals, 1960, 604 p.
   Mary (Hubbell) Osburn: Ohio composers and musical authors , Columbus, Ohio: FH Heer Print Co., 1942, 238 p.


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