Fonds 13 - Archives Collection 13: Elyakim (Peter) Taussig

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Archives Collection 13: Elyakim (Peter) Taussig


  • 1944-1993 (Creation)

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150 audio tapes
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Elyakim (Peter) Taussig, pianist, was born in Bratislava, Czechoslovakia, 27 Feb 1944. He received the first MMUS in performance granted by the University of Toronto in 1970, and formed the ensemble Camerata in 1973. He has been active as a performer, composer and educator.

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Fonds includes audio tapes; video art works; correspondence; compositions and arrangements (including Cabaret suite : for piano, 1983 -- My friend Ludwig : for piano and orchestra, including arrangements by Glenn Morley, and Ode to jazz by Doug Riley, 1983 -- John (Sebastian) O'Canada : for piano, 1984 -- Hantarish : for two pianos, 1986 -- Braithwaite's original brass band : a musical space adventure, for narrator and symphony orchestra : story by Peter Stevenson, 1989 -- Für Elise, s.d. -- Love unspoken : for two pianos, s.d.); scrapbooks, and term papers for graduate courses.

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