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George Lambert fonds

  • CA OTUFM 08
  • Fonds
  • 1900-1971

Fonds includes memorabilia , photographs, correspondence, lecture notes, brochures and programs.

Lambert, George James

Eileen Law fonds

  • CA OTUFM 16
  • Fonds
  • 1920-1968

Fonds contains programs, reviews and publicity materials of her performances, photographs, and teaching materials. Files include Notes : lectures [on singing and musicianship]; Performances, 1932-1947, 1 file of programs; Performances, 1920s-1940s; 1 file of newspaper and magazine clippings; Pocket diaries : 1938-1942, 1944, 1946; Correspondence; Publicity materials. 1 file of photographs and flyers + 2 half-tone metal plates (cuts); [Musical repertoire] 4 notebooks; Performances by her students, 1938-1968. 1 file of programs; Publicity photographs of other artists

Law, Eileen

Arthur Hartmann fonds

  • CA OTUFM 21
  • Fonds
  • 1881-1956

Fonds consists of a photograph and correspondence.

Hartmann, Arthur

Boyd Neel fonds

  • CA OTUFM 27
  • Fonds
  • 1932-2002

Fonds includes catalogues of the libraries of Neel Boyd's orchestras, and of his personal scores and recordings collections. Also includes correspondence.

Neel, Boyd

John Hawkins fonds

  • CA OTUFM 37
  • Fonds
  • 1944-2007

Fonds consists of 32 files of musical materials; 10 files of program notes, correspondence, teaching materials and biographical documents; 27 sound recordings; 3 video recordings

Hawkins, John

Doug Riley fonds

  • CA OTUFM 40
  • Fonds
  • c. 1966-2007

Fonds consists of records created, accumulated, and used by Doug Riley between the years 1966-2007. The majority of the records in this fonds is sheet music resulting from collaborations with other musicians, arrangements by Doug Riley, or original compositions. Although the fonds consists largely of jazz music, there is a wide variety of genres including classical music represented. Audio recordings could prove useful in the understanding of Doug Riley's performances or musical techniques.
Throughout his career Doug Riley collaborated in a variety of projects including composing music for theatre, television, awards shows, and social events. The fonds includes evidence of these projects including scripts, itineraries, storyboards, etc.
Also included in the fonds is correspondence between Doug Riley and other prominent figures in the music industry. Many set lists included in the fonds could provide insights into the performances of Doug Riley.
The following series constitute the fonds: Classical Scores, 1966-1997; Collaborations, Award Show Music, and Scripts, 1993-2007; B3 Quartet Projects, 1980-1997; Harnoy/ Woo Lee/Burgess Projects, 1995-2000; Miscellaneous Jazz Arrangements, 1989-2007; Original Jazz Tune Compositions, 1981-1992; Finkleman Projects, 1998-2004; Family Passions/TV/Commercials/Miscellaneous Projects, 1987-2000; Brecker Bros/David Clayton-Thomas/Anne Murray and Other Collaboration Projects 1976-1980; Famous People Player Projects, 1985-2007.

Riley, Doug

Speranza Musical Club fonds

  • CA OTUFM 26
  • Fonds
  • 1906-1948

Fonds includes minute/program books (1906-1912, 1912-1922, 1922-1936, 1936-1946); cash books (1914-1928,1928-1948); file including texts of skits with parody songs, printed constitutions (1916/1917 and 1920), and typescript history of 1899-1919.

Speranza Musical Club

Leslie Bell fonds

  • CA OTUFM 39
  • Fonds
  • 1906-1962

Fonds consists of manuscript music; radio scripts, indexes, notes; various documents, (publicity, correspondence, certificates and commendations, CMEA related documents, newspaper articles, scrapbooks, photos); postmortem documents, (postmortem correspondence, Leslie Bell Singers reunion, Leslie Bell Scholarship, Richard L. Bell (pianist, son of Leslie R. Bell).

Bell, Leslie R.

John Beckwith fonds

  • CA OTUFM 10
  • Fonds
  • 1936-2018

Fonds consists of records created by John Beckwith during his career, predominantly relating to his compositions. Materials include sketches, drafts, final copies, texts, performance records, and related correspondence for most of his works, as well as programs and press notices, and other personal and professional documents. Records include correspondence with other musicians, both personal and professional; materials created through his work with the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation; lecture notes from his time at the University of Toronto and other presentations; and documents pertaining to his various awards and honours.

Beckwith, John

Udo Kasemets fonds

  • CA OTUFM 11
  • Fonds
  • 1947-2011

Fonds consists of sketches, drafts, and texts for Udo Kasemets’s compositions, including scores prior to 1960 that use conventional media, and those after 1960, which consists of multi-purpose scores, combination scores, and theatre pieces. The fonds also contains programs and press notices for performances by Udo Kasemets and of his works; correspondence with many American avant-garde musicians; and Kasemets’s projects and notes from his time teaching at the Ontario College of Art.

Kasemets, Udo

Hugh Le Caine fonds

  • CA OTUFM 06
  • Fonds
  • 1963-1974

Fonds consists of letters, typescript and manuscript, to Gustav Ciamaga, 1963-1974.

Le Caine, Hugh

Olive Scholey fonds

  • CA OTUFM 22
  • Fonds
  • 1905-1911

Fonds consists of a scrapbook with programs and press notices of Olive Scholey's performances as a contralto, at the Toronto College of Music, and in other venues in Southern Ontario.

Scholey, Olive

Vida Coatsworth fonds

  • CA OTUFM 23
  • Fonds
  • 1888-1964

Fonds consists of a collection of signed portraits, mainly dated 1920-1924: Eva Clare, Herbert A. Fricker, Ernest Hutcheson, Isidor Philipp, Augustus S. Vogt, Paul Wells, Ernest F. White.

Coatsworth, Vida

Frank Welsman fonds

  • CA OTUFM 25
  • Fonds
  • 1901-1920

Fonds consists of scrapbooks and signed photographs, predominantly relating to concerts by the Toronto Conservatory Symphony Orchestra (which became the Toronto Symphony Orchestra in 1908).

Welsman, Frank Squire

Conservatory Chamber Music Club fonds

  • CA OTUFM 29
  • Fonds
  • 1937-1941

Fonds consists of material relating to the meetings of Conservatory Chamber Music Club. Includes one minute book 1937-1941, including descriptions of programs and list of members.

Conservatory Chamber Music Club

Toronto Clef Club fonds

  • CA OTUFM 28
  • Fonds
  • 1898-1916

Fonds includes a Minute book 1898-1916, with programs pasted in; 1906 revised Constitution; correspondence to and from members, 1913-1916; undated list of members.

Toronto Clef Club

J. Churchill Arlidge fonds

  • CA OTUFM 34
  • Fonds
  • 2008

Fonds contains writings, family letters, photographs; photocopies of biographical documents including:
Arlidge, J. Churchill. Entertainment grave and gay.
MS notebook of concert repertoire, unpaged, with inserted leaves.
Topical commentaries, with song listings on page versos.
Some press opinions. Promotional brochure. 1902?
How practice makes perfect: a few hints to teachers and students of music, to which is appended the Arlidge practice record. c1907.
12 promotional photographs as a child or youth performer (Cartes de visite)
35 photographs of individuals and locations associated with his career (Cartes de visite)
Family letters and family and career photographs.
Sheet music repertoire, with ms vocal parts
Wooden conductor’s baton
Jewel pendant with photograph
Biographical documents: press clippings, letters, programs etc. 5 files of photocopies
Photographs of costumes of Arlidge as a child performer, donated to the Royal Ontario Museum 1997
Arlidge, Bob. “The forgotten flute player”. Computer print of draft article for Pan : the journal of the British Flute Society, 2007.
“Mr. J. Churchill Arlidge: Canada’s popular flute virtuoso.” In Institute for Canadian Music Newsletter, 3:1, 2005

Arlidge, Joseph Churchill

Talivaldis Kenins fonds

  • CA OTUFM 12
  • Fonds
  • 1945-1997

Fonds consists of manuscript scores, compositional sketches, correspondence, programs, and teaching materials, related to Kenins's career as a composer and professor at the Faculty of Music, University of Toronto.

Kenins, Talivaldis

Lothar Klein fonds

  • CA OTUFM 14
  • Fonds
  • 1948-2002

Fonds includes 110 files of sketches and final copies for many of his musical works; 3 files of theoretical and critical writings; and, 1 file of programs and press notices.

Klein, Lothar

Rob McConnell fonds

  • CA OTUFM 18
  • Fonds
  • 1974-2003

Fonds includes manuscript scores of compositions and arrangements written for Boss Brass recordings. All arrangements are by Rob McConnell. The fonds also includes some original compositions by McConnell. Scores are assigned dates based on the date of recording by Boss Brass, and later by the Rob McConnell Tentet.

McConnell, Rob

Claude Kenneson fonds

  • CA OTUFM 33
  • Fonds
  • 1965-2006

Fonds includes computer-generated scores and parts for his original works, as well as his many arrangements for violoncello ensembles of works by other composers, written 1965-2006. Many of the arrangements were done for The Yale Cellos; Aldo Parisot and The Yale Cellos; Shauna Rolston; The Banff Violas; Lee Armstrong and the Birmingham Cello Group. Many contain program notes.

Kenneson, Claude

Frank Blachford fonds

  • CA OTUFM 47
  • Fonds
  • 1901-1957

Fonds consists of transcriptions and original compositions for string quartet and orchestra, copies of Frank Blachford's songs, and a program from a performance by Blachford at the Royal Conservatory of Music. Many of Blachford's transcriptions are not dated.

Blachford, Frank

Gordon Delamont fonds

  • CA OTUFM 36
  • Fonds
  • 1947-1979

Fonds consists of jazz compositions, dance band arrangements, and biographical materials.

Delamont, Gordon

Alberto Guerrero fonds

  • CA OTUFM 07
  • Fonds
  • 1883-1990, predominant 1906-1937

Fonds consists of compositions, programs and reviews, photographs and family documents.

Guerrero, Alberto

Elyakim (Peter) Taussig fonds

  • CA OTUFM 13
  • Fonds
  • 1944-1993

Fonds includes audio tapes, video art works, correspondence, compositions and arrangements, scrapbooks, and term papers for Taussig's graduate courses.

Taussig, Elyakim

Gena Branscombe fonds

  • CA OTUFM 17
  • Fonds
  • 1928-1981

Fonds contains music manuscripts, photographs, and programs.

Branscombe, Gena

Walter Buczynski fonds

  • CA OTUFM 31
  • Fonds
  • 1945-2010

Fonds consists of manuscript music; radio music and children's pieces; correspondence with the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC), Canadian Music Centre (CMC), Canada Council, Ontario Arts Council, performers, representatives of performing organizations, friends, colleagues, friends, colleagues, students; press notices and reviews; programs; Polish community activities; notebooks and journals.

Buczynski, Walter

Kathleen Parlow fonds

  • CA OTUFM 02
  • Fonds
  • 1908-1950

Fonds consists of material relating to Kathleen Parlow's personal life and her musical career. Includes photographs; correspondence; daybooks; sheet music; concert programs; press; and personal material.

Parlow, Kathleen

Henry Frost fonds

  • CA OTUFM 38
  • Fonds
  • 1830

Fonds consists of digital images of the 211 page music instruction manual. A collection organized into 12 volumes.

Frost, Henry

Phil Nimmons fonds

  • CA OTUFM 30
  • Fonds
  • 2017-08-11

Fonds consists primarily of manuscript scores and parts, along with typescript copies. Also contains radio scripts and cue sheets.

Nimmons, Phil