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Gustav Ciamaga fonds
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Personal correspondence

File includes correspondence with István Anhalt, Milton Babbitt, Norma Beecroft, John Beckwith, Jack Behrens, Lars-Gunnar Bodin, Benjamin Boretz, Walter Buczynski, Brian Cherney, Kathyrn (Kathy) Ciamaga, Lillian Ciamaga, George Crumb, Derek Healey, Lejaren Hiller, Gottfried Michael Koenig, Otto Joachim, Lothar Klein, Larry Klug, Hugh Le Caine, Douglas Lilburn, Neil McKay, Oskar Morawetz, Carl Morey, Eric Regener, George Rochberg, Clark Ross, Pierre Schaeffer, R. Murray Schafer, Barry Truax, and John Weinzweig, among others.

Gustav Ciamaga fonds

  • CA OTUFM 06
  • Fonds
  • 1962-2012

Fonds consists of the personal and professional records of Gustav Ciamaga, including correspondence with Hugh Le Caine, lecture notes, programs, and audio recordings created in the University of Toronto Electronic Music Studio (UTEMS).

Ciamaga, Gustav

Lecture at Brandeis electroacoustic music studio

File contains the poster, program, and Gustav Ciamaga's lecture notes for his presentation as part of the Brandeis Electro-Acoustic Music Stuio Half-marathon of new electronic music (April 11, 2008) with Wayne Marshall. The file includes an audio recording of the lecture. The file also includes a letter from Harold Shapero to Ciamaga (December 19, 1968), regarding the variable speed drive capstan motor in the electronic music studio.

Programs and reviews

Series consists of programs, program notes, and reviews of concerts involving Gustav Ciamaga and/or his music, predominantly at the Faculty of Music, University of Toronto and Brandeis University. The file also includes articles and a copy of the trial proceedings for a plagiarism trial that Ciamaga testified in, and the program for the "In Memory of Gustav" concert that the Faculty of Music presented on November 4, 2012, featuring the music of Ciamaga and his colleagues. The three PDF files included are a copy of the in memoriam for Gustav Ciamaga written by Dennis Patrick for the CMC Notations newsletter (Winter 2012); a digital copy of the program for the "In Memory of Gustav" concert; and a digital copy of the program for Ciamaga's memorial service.

Hugh Le Caine citation

File contains Gustav Ciamaga's citation for Hugh Le Caine, given at the University of Toronto Faculty of Music 1973 spring convocation, where Le Caine received an honourary Doctor of Laws.

Other recordings

Subseries contains audio for lectures by Gustav Ciamaga, and miscellaneous recordings, many of which are not labelled. Series includes a recording of The Journals of Susanna Moodie by John Beckwith ; Mary Morrison readings ; a recording from a concert in April 1986 ; and music recordings for two lectures.

Correspondence with Robert Fraser

File contains correspondence with Robert Fraser regarding Soundshaper, a graphical user interface (GUI) for the Composers Desktop Project (CDP) created by Fraser. The file also contains digital photographs of Robert Fraser and the software, which were sent as attachments to emails.


Series consists of notes for lectures, memorials, and citations, written and presented by Gustav Ciamaga.


File contains the certificate for the University of Toronto Retirement Service Award (Gustav Ciamaga, 1963-1994) and a certificate from the Wine Council of Ontario for Gwen Dunlop.

Correspondence and memorabilia

Series consists of Gustav Ciamaga's personal correspondence with other composers and musicians, family members, researchers, and engineers, as well as miscellaneous memorabilia, including certificates and photographs.

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