Kansas MemoryKansas Memory

Kansas Historical SocietyKansas Historical Society

Nocturne - Page

To order images and/or obtain permission to use them commercially, please contact the KSHS Reference Desk at reference@kshs.org or 785-272-8681, ext. 117.


For more information see the Copyright and Permission FAQ.

This sheet music titled Nocturne was composed by Clyde O. Andrews. He was a student in Harmony Class and the Choral Society at Western University, Quindaro, Kansas and was under the tutelage of Professor Robert G. Jackson, Director of the Music Department. This original composition won first place at the Inter-State Literary Society of Kansas and the West held at Lawrence, Kansas, December, 1907. The music cover contains photographs of Clyde O. Andrews; Ward Hall; Trades' Hall; and Stanley Hall. Western University is considered one of the earliest African American schools established west of the Mississippi River. In the early 20th century, it was recognized nationally as one of the best music schools. Among it's most famous alumni were several women who were influential music pioneers in the early 20th century, including Eva Jessye. The university closed in 1943 and all of the buildings were razed.

Creator: Andrews, Clyde O.
Date: 1908

Bookbag Share Print

Nocturne - Front CoverNocturne - 2Nocturne - 3Nocturne - 4Nocturne - 5Nocturne - Back Cover

Nocturne - Front Cover

Item Number: 221057
Call Number: * K 786.2 An26
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 221057

Copyright © 2007-2017 - Kansas Historical Society - Contact Us
This website was developed in part with funding provided by the Information Network of Kansas.