Browse Items (1 total) Tags: Large Violin Browse All Browse by Tag Search Items Sort by: Title Creator Date Added Samuel S. Langdale Photo of Samuel S. Langdale, holding a tuba. Langdale's of San Diego, California, formerly of Decatur. He played in the Goodman band for many years and played at the Opera House for 10 years. About 1907 he went to San Diego where he played in the… Tags: 1907, Built Instruments, Decatur IL., Goodman Band, Large Violin, Opera House, Samuel S. Langdale, San Diego Symphony Orchestra Featured Item Decatur Public Library Board of Trustees Meeting on July 20, 2006. Board of Trustees, Decatur Public Library, Monthly Meeting on July 20, 2006.