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Promotional materials and memorabilia

Series consists of a promotional booklet and poster, which feature the same photograph and include excerpts of newspaper reviews of his performances. Series also includes his wooden conductor's baton.

Performance, teaching, and personal records

Series consists of records relating to Ron Collier's performance career, including photographs from his time in the Kitsilano Boys' Band in Vancouver; correspondence with various musicians; photographs of his own quartet/quintet/dixtuor/ big band; and, photographs, correspondence, and other records from Collier's collaborations with Duke Ellington. Series also contains lecture notes and other materials relating to his teaching career at Humber College, where he taught composition and arranging (1974-1994). Series also contains some personal and family photographs, scrapbooks, and correspondence.

Theoretical and critical writings

Series consists of materials created for Klein's teaching at the University of Toronto, and interview with Witold Lutoslawski, and various composition studiesand exercises.

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.

Canadian publications

File contains the following volumes, listed in alphabetical order by author:

  • Ahrens, Cora / Ear training
  • Ahrens, Cora / Rudiments of music
  • Ahrens, Cora / Daily sight playing exercises for piano
  • Baird, Robert / Piano plus!
  • Berlin, Boris; Dubois, Pierre Max / Seven piano pieces: with preparatory exercises /
  • Berlin, Boris; Melecci, Adelmo; / Technical requirements for piano with exercises in ear training and sight reading
  • Berlin, Boris; Mould, Warren / Basics of ear training
  • Butler, Margaret / Children's book for the piano
  • Hutt, Doreen / Piano class teachers manual
  • Hutt, Doreen / Piano class method
  • Kammerer, Hope / The first period at the piano
  • Kennedy, Margery; Kennedy, Peter / Dominion piano book
  • Kennedy, Margery; Kennedy, Peter / Little music maker: the children's own piano book
  • Kirby, Kelly / The Kelly Kirby kindergarten piano method
  • Kirby, Kelly; Kirby, John / Theory and workbook
  • Melecci, Adelmo / Beginners method for the piano: preparatory work leading to grade 1
  • Paul, John B.; Werder, Richard H. / Instruction book / Piano course
  • Saint-Jean, Rene / L'ABC du piano method facile
  • Schaum, John / Piano course
  • Sclater, Molly; Ringhoffer, Joe / Keys to music rudiments: Answers and approaches
  • Vandendool, Grace / Keyboard theory
  • Williams, Edith / Playtime piano method
  • Williams, Edith / Playtime

Canadian publications

File contains the following volumes, listed in alphabetical order by author:

  • Bentley, Olive / Olive Bentley's piano course
  • Berlin, Boris / Lessons in music writing: graded theory papers for piano students
  • Berlin, Boris / Hanon: revised edition
  • Berlin, Boris / ABC of piano playing: an easy method for beginners
  • Berlin, Boris / Daily exercises for piano students / Four star sight reading and ear tests
  • Berlin, Boris / Four Star sight reading for piano students: daily exercises based on the requirements
  • Berlin, Boris / Daily exercises / Four star sight reading
  • Berlin, Boris / Pianos on parade
  • Berlin, Boris / Practical hanon and scmitt: 40 exercises from hanon, 40 exercises from schmitt
  • Berlin, Boris / Complete scale and chord book
  • Berlin, Boris / Essential daily exercises for piano
  • Berlin, Boris / Musical kindergarten piano method
  • Berlin, Boris / O Canada! And God save the Queen
  • Berlin, Boris; Champagne, Claude / Practical sight reading exercises for piano students
  • Berlin, Boris; Magee, Edward / Four star sight reading
  • Berlin, Boris; Markow, Andrew; Smith ,Scott McBride / Daily exercises for piano students ; Four star sight reading and ear tests
  • Berlin, Boris; Melecci, Adelmo / A piano textbook for adults
  • Berlin, Boris; Mould, Warren / Rhythmic tests for sightreading
  • Berlin, Boris; Sclater, Molly; Sinclair, Kathryn / Keys to music rudiments
  • Blake, Jessie; Capp, Hilda / Making music: a piano book for beginners
  • Blake, Jessie; Capp, Hilda / First grade piano pieces
  • Blake, Jessie; Capp, Hilda / Writing music
  • Blake, Jessie; Capp, Hilda / Christmas Carols
  • Brelin, Boris; Macmillan, Ernest / The new modern piano student
  • Brown, Margaret Miller; Shore, Mary Mackinnon / Piano hand book
  • Eckstein, Maxwell / Let us have music for piano
  • Graham, J. Lascelles / Music made easy
  • Harris, C.L.M / Scales, chords and arpeggios
  • Humber, Lorraine Muter / My merry music book
  • Kennedy, Peter / Hand-building technic and studies
  • Loth, John Ferris / 20 lessons on counting time / Loth theory series
  • Loth, John Ferris / Piano play for every day
  • Lovett, Chris / Recreational keyboard course for piano and organ
  • Moy, Edgar / 60 writing lessons in musical theory
  • Picha, Helen / Piano: for advanced beginners individual and class instruction
  • Picha, Helen / Theory workbook for beginners: individual and class instruction
  • Picha, Zdenka / Method for all beginners
  • Wanless, Debra / Performance fun
  • Warner, Jean / Brief technique ; Warner piano series ;A series of graded piano solos ; Festival Harris series ;New piano series ; Local examination in music: Primary pianoforte examination, technical work

International publications

File contains the following volumes, listed alphabetically by author:

  • Brady, Helen / A first book for rhythm band
  • Brimhall, John / Piano power: the beginners handbook
  • Brimhall, John / The primer to the piano method: Introduction to John Brimall
  • Brimhall, John / The John Brimhall piano method
  • Richter, Ada / Piano course
  • Richter, Ada / Stick-a-note book
  • Richter, Ada / Nutcracker suite: a story with music for piano
  • Richter, Ada / My first notebook: first lessons in theory with musigraph
  • Richter, Ada / Teaching hints: a piano teacher's guide
  • Richter, Ada / Theory Work Sheets
  • Schaum, John / Theory lessons
  • Schaum, John / Harmony lessons
  • Schaum, John / Pedal studies
  • Schaum, John / Octave studies
  • Schaum, John / Pop piano course
  • Schaum, John / Adult piano course
  • Thompson, John / The introduction to piano
  • Thompson, John / Twenty little tunes in etude form for first year piano students
  • Thompson, John / Chord Speller
  • Thompson, John / Note Speller
  • Thompson, John / Scale Speller
  • Thompson, John / Second piano accompaniments
  • Thompson, John / Octave book
  • Thompson, John / Teaching little fingers to play ensemble
  • Thompson, John / Modern course for the piano
  • Thompson, John / Supplementary piano course with melody all the way
  • Thompson, John / Adult preparatory piano book
  • Thompson, John / Theory drill games
  • Thompson, John / Twenty five tuneful etudes in the second grade for the pianoforte
  • Thompson, John Jr. / A tuneful duet album for the first year
  • Thompson, John Jr. / Fifty second grade studies
  • Tompson, John / For left hand alone
  • Williams, John / Graded sight-reading book
  • Williams, John / Piano Book
  • Williams, John / Child's first music book
  • Williams, John / Tunes for tiny tots
  • Williams, John; Turner, Shaylor / Piano book
  • Williams, John; Turners, Shaylor / Sight-reading
  • Williams, John; Turners, Shaylor / Very first piano book
  • Schaum, John / Piano course
  • Thompson, John / Easiest piano course

International publications

File contains the following volumes, listed in alphabetical order by author:

  • Agay, Dennis / The teaching treasury ; The young pianist's library
  • Auberg, Alfred / Piano course: a complete course of instruction for piano
  • Auberg, Alfred / Note speller
  • Auberg, Alfred / Recital book
  • Bastien, Jane Smisor / Music notebook
  • Bastien, Jane Smisor / Solos for the young pianist
  • Bastien, Jane Smisor / Pop, rock 'n blues ; Music through piano
  • Bittner, Francis / The creatures speak: early keyboard explorations
  • Bradley, Dorothy / First classics: graded piano pieces from the masters
  • Brimhall, John / First popular piano pieces
  • Brugmann, Aline / Fundamentals through music ; Piano music reader
  • Burnham, Edna-Mae / A dozen a day
  • Burnham, Edna-Mae / Theory papers
  • Diller, Angela / Lines and spaces: a music writing book
  • Emerson, De Witt / The masters and their melodies
  • Felton, William / Grown-up beginner's book
  • Glober, David Carr / Playing the piano
  • Glover, David Carr / Piano repertoire ; David Carr Glover piano library
  • Glover, David Carr / Piano student ; David Carr Glover piano library
  • Glover, David Carr / Piano technic ; David Carr Glover piano library
  • Glover, David Carr / Piano theory / David Carr Glover piano library
  • Glover, David Carr / Teacher's guide for David Carr Glover piano library
  • Glover, David Carr / Me and my teacher
  • Glover, David Carr; Garrow, Louise / Piano student
  • Harewood, Marion; Waterman, Fanny / Second year lessons
  • Harewood, Marion; Waterman, Fanny / Second year repetoire
  • Kasschau, Howard / Piano course
  • Levy, Sandra; Siegel, Barbara / Electronic keyboard for kids
  • Marlais, Helen; Althouse, Sue / Suceeding with the masters & festival collection: teachers handbook
  • Milligan, Ralph / A method in popular piano playing
  • Mugellini, Bruno / 23 Easy pieces for piano solo / Kalmus Piano Series
  • Noona, Walter; Noona, Carol / A musical toy box
  • Robyn, Louise / For the piano / The music education series
  • Robyn, Louise / Technic tales
  • Robyn, Louise / Robyn rote-cards
  • Robyn, Louise / Teaching musical notation with picture symbols
  • Roeder, Carl / Liberation and deliberation in piano technique
  • Rovenger, Leopold / Side by side at the piano
  • Shefte, Art / Rapid course in popular music and syncopation for piano
  • Simonds, Jean / Musical theory writing book
  • Small, Allan / Teacher's Choice for the young pianist
  • Sutor, Adele / Sutor's note spelling book
  • Waterman, Fanny; Harewood, Marion / Piano lessons
  • Waxman, Donald / Pageants for piano
  • Weybright, June / Course for pianists
  • Wright, Milo / Five minutes a day

International publications

File contains the following volumes, listed in alphabetical order by author:

  • Aaron, Michael / Adult piano course
  • Aaron, Michael / Piano primer
  • Bastien, James / Bastien favorites
  • Bastien, James / Piano solos ; Bastien piano library
  • Bastien, James / Piano lessons ; Bastien piano library
  • Bastien, James / Theory lessons ; Bastien piano library
  • Bastien, James / First hanon studies ; Bastien piano library
  • Bastien, James / Note speller ; Bastien piano library
  • Bastien, James / Technic lessons ; Bastien piano library
  • Bastien, James / Major scales and pieces ; Bastien piano library
  • Bastien, James / The older beginner piano course / Bastien older beginner piano library
  • Bastien, James / Piano; Performance / Bastien piano basics
  • Bastien, James; Bastien, Jane Smisor / Piano: 2nd time around
  • Bastien, James; Bastien, Jane Smisor / Piano lessons / Traditional primer
  • Bastien, Jane Smisor / The very young pianist listens and creates
  • Bastien, Jane Smisor / Folk tunes for fun
  • Bastien, Jane Smisor / First pops for piano
  • Bauer, Harold; Diller, Angela; Quaile, Elizabeth / A piano method for class and individual instruction
  • Diller, Angela; Quaile, Elizabeth / Duet book / Solo and duet books for the piano
  • Diller, Angela; Quaile, Elizabeth / Off we go! A book of poetry-pieces for piano
  • Diller, Angela; Quaile, Elizabeth / Solo book / Solo and duet books for the piano
  • Last, Joan / Gymnastics
  • Last, Joan / On the move
  • Last, Joan / Black and white
  • Lovejoy, Add / Chord tricks for pop tunes
  • Marlais, Helen / Write, play, and hear your theory every day
  • Marlais, Helen / Succeeding at the piano
  • Noona, Walter; Noona, Carol / Mainstreams in music
  • Noona, Walter; Noona, Carol / Theory pages / The young pianist's Series
  • Noona, Walter; Noona, Carol / Solo book / The young pianist's Series
  • Noona, Walter; Noona, Carol / Piano book / The young Pianist's Series
  • Noona, Walter; Noona, Carol / Projects / Mainstreams in music: The foundation
  • Noona, Walter; Noona, Carol / Duet performer / Mainstreams in ensemble: The foundation
  • Noona, Walter; Noona, Carol / Pencil and paper / Mainstreams in music: The foundation
  • Noona, Walter; Noona, Carol / The pianist / Mainstreams in music: The foundation
  • Noona, Walter; Noona, Carol / The performer / Mainstreams in music: The foundation
  • Olson, Lynn Freeman; Bianchi, Louise; Blickenstaff, Marvin / Introducing . . . a guide for teachers ; Music pathways
  • Olson, Lynn Freeman; Bianchi, Louise; Blickenstaff, Marvin / Piano lessons that last ; Music pathways
  • Olson, Lynn Freeman; Bianchi, Louise; Blickenstaff, Marvin / Technique ; Music pathways
  • Olson, Lynn Freeman; Bianchi, Louise; Blickenstaff, Marvin / Musicianship ; Music pathways
  • Olson, Lynn Freeman; Bianchi, Louise; Blickenstaff, Marvin / Performance ; Music pathways
  • Pace, Robert / Duets for piano
  • Pace, Robert / Skills and drills ; Music pathways
  • Pace, Robert / Music for piano ; Music pathways

International publications

File contains the following volumes, listed in alphabetical order by author:

  • Aaron, Michael / The modern approach to piano study ; Piano course
  • Alexander, Dennis / Duet book ; Chord approach for the later beginner
  • Clark, Frances / Piano technic ; Frances Clark library for piano students
  • Clark, Frances / Piano literature ; Frances Clark library for piano students
  • Clark, Frances / Music workbook ; Frances Clark library for piano students
  • Clark, Frances / Contemporary piano literature ; Frances Clark library for piano students
  • Clark, Frances / Look and listen ; Frances Clark library for piano students
  • Fletcher, Leila / Music lessons have begun
  • Fletcher, Leila / The Fletcher theory papers
  • Fletcher, Leila / Piano course
  • Fletcher, Leila / Adult piano course
  • Kowalchyk, Gayle, Lancaster, E.L. / Activity and ear training ; Prep course
  • Olson, Lynn Freeman / Pop! Goes the piano
  • Palmer, Willard; Lethco, Amanda / At the piano ; Creating music
  • Palmer, Willard; Lethco, Amanda / Source book ; Creating music
  • Palmer, Willard; Lethco, Amanda / Teacher's manual ; Creating music
  • Palmer, Willard; Lethco, Amanda / Adult piano course ; Creating music
  • Palmer, Willard; Lethco, Amanda / Theory papers ; Creating music
  • Palmer, Willard; Manus, Morton; Lethco, Amanda Vick / Teacher's guide / Piano
  • Palmer, Willard; Manus, Morton; Lethco, Amanda Vick ; Technic book ; Piano
  • Palmer, Willard; Manus, Morton; Lethco, Amanda Vick ; Lesson book ; Piano
  • Palmer, Willard; Manus, Morton; Lethco, Amanda Vick ; Theory book ; Piano
  • Palmer, Willard; Manus, Morton; Lethco, Amanda Vick ; Solo book ; Prep course
  • Palmer, Willard; Manus, Morton; Lethco, Amanda Vick ; Teacher's guide ; Prep course
  • Palmer, Willard; Manus, Morton; Lethco, Amanda Vick / Basic adult piano course
  • Rodgers, Irene / A second piano book for little Jacks and Jills
  • Shannon, Sue / Performing ; Music starts early
  • Sims, Lee / Modern piano method
  • Spivak, Samuel / 58 tuneful technical studies
  • Swinstead, Felix / Approach to music
  • Wagness, Bernard / Piano course

International publications

File contains the following volumes, listed in alphabetical order by author:

  • Agay, Dennis / Learning to play piano
  • Anson, George / Pedal patterns
  • Anson, George / Pedal pushers
  • Avsharian, Evelyn / Fun with Basics
  • Avsharian, Evelyn / Fun with rhythm
  • Bastien, Jane Smisor / Walt Disney favorites
  • Binkley, Florence Fender / My music writing book
  • Blake, Dorothy / For beginners / When notes go skipping
  • Bradley, Dorothy / Sight reading made easy
  • Bredt, Alice Verne / The musical pathway
  • Burnam, Edna Mae / Piano course
  • Clark, Mary Elizabeth / Reading and repetoire ; Piano tomorrow
  • Cobb, Hazel / Getting acquainted with the keyboard
  • Cobb, Hazel / Rhythm with rhyme and reason
  • Couperin, Cecile / First lessons for students of the pianoforte
  • Couperin, Cecile / Sight reading and first lessons for the piano student
  • Croft, Dorothy / Violin theory
  • Curwen, J. Spencer / Pianoforte method
  • Diller, Angela / A baker's dozen: thirteen pieces to read at sight with suggestions as to how you do it
  • Eckstein, Maxwell / Junior let us have music for piano
  • Eckstein, Maxwell / Piano course
  • Faber, Nancy; Faber, Randall / Pretime piano classics
  • Fletcher, Leila / Play away piano suites
  • Frost, Berenice / At the piano
  • Frost, Berenice / Beginning at the piano
  • Frost, Berenice / The adult at the piano
  • Frost, Berenice / Companion series for the piano
  • Frost, Berenice / Two players at the piano: a preparatory duet book for beginners
  • Gaynor, Jessie / A method for the piano for little children
  • Hamlin, Alice; Guessford, Margaret / Singing games for children
  • Hirschberg, David / Technic is fun
  • Hirschberg, David / Technic for adults
  • Hofstad, Mildred / The little pianist
  • Johnson, Thomas / Beginners tunes ; Read and play
  • Kennedy, Margery; Kennedy, Peter / Kennedy's first grade piano book
  • Kirby-Mason, Barbara / Tunes for beginners ; Growing up series
  • Lee, Markham / Alice in wonderland: twelve easy duest for pianoforte
  • Levine, Henry / Know your scales
  • N/A / Ten popular marches for the piano
  • Nevin, Mark / Piano sdtudy through melody and musicianship ; Piano course
  • Pace, Robert / Piano series
  • Reever, Grace; Kurtz, Marion / Music fun
  • Treharne, Bryceson / Bach for early grades
  • Ward, Lela Hoover / Sugar and spice rhythms and tunes for beginners
  • Wildman, Charles / Swedish rhapsody

Lectures

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

Postmortem documents

Series contains letters from Robert Aitken and Herbert Deutsch (of Hoftrsa University) to Myron Schaeffer's wife, Lilein Schaeffer, and two obituaries, including one written by Ann Osborn in The Muse.

Publicity, correspondence, and various other documents

Series consists of newspaper articles by and about Leslie Bell, concert programs, scrapbooks, documents from the Canadian Music Educators' Association (CMEA), and photographs. Bell wrote a column for the Toronto Star from 1950 until 1961, and many of his columns are included in this series. The CMEA documents are included as Bell was a founder of the association and its executive director from 1959 until his death in 1962. He also edited the Canadian Music Educator journal during that time. The series also contains a file of correspondence, photographs, and certificates for Bell's son L. Richard Bell.

Recording projects

Series consists of correspondence, rehearsal schedules, recording take lists, budgets, and research notes, regarding the production of the Aldeburgh Connection’s recording projects, including one cassette and six compact discs. The albums include recordings from various Aldeburgh Connection concerts, recordings with musicians featured in these concerts, and recordings of compositions commissioned by the Aldeburgh Connection.

Other activities

Series consists of administrative writings, correspondence, reviews, radio programs, and other documents relating to John Beckwith’s work at the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation, the University of Toronto, and various other appearances at conferences, symposiums, and universities. Series also includes writings related to his publications.

Correspondence and family records

Series consists of letters to J. Churchill Arlidge concerning his performances; family correspondence; Arlidge's wedding certificate; and a jewel pendant that belonged to his mother.

Postmortem documents

Series consists of documents created after Leslie Bell's death, including letters of condolence written to his wife Leona Bell; copies of his obituaries; and, documents pertaining to the Leslie Bell Scholarship, which was established in his name by the Leslie Bell Singers Alumnae in 1971. The award was created to support choral conductors further their professional careers and enhance their conducting abilities. The award is managed by the Ontario Arts Council (OAC).

Concerts

Series consists of materials produced by the Aldeburgh Connection for each of their concerts, including the Sunday Afternoon Concert Series, held at Walter Hall, Faculty of Music, University of Toronto (1982-2013); the Recital Series at the Glenn Gould Studio, Toronto (1993-2013); the Discovery Series (also called the Young Artists Series), held at Walter Hall (1998-2011); the Bayfield Festival of Song (2007-2012); and various concerts performed on tour in North America and Great Britain. Each file contains the records created and used in the production of the concert, including promotional materials (programs, posters, and pamphlets); correspondence with musicians, sponsors, and venues; newspaper clippings of concert reviews; contracts with performers and venues; research notes; narrative scripts for the Sunday Afternoon Concert Series; scores annotated by Stephen Ralls and Bruce Ubukata; arrangements and transpositions of songs; stage, set, and lighting designs; subscriber lists; and ticket sales records.

Teaching and performance materials

Series consists of materials created by J. Churchill Arlidge in the course of his teaching and performance career, including sheet music with added vocal parts, written in his own hand, a practice record booklet that he published in Toronto in 1907, and the script and program for a concert that he gave in the 1880s.

Microfilms

Series consists of microfilm copies of scrapbooks, correspondence, and programs relating to Theodore Thomas's career, which Ezra Schabas used for the biography Theodore Thomas : America's conductor and builder of orchestras, 1835-1905.

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.

Ontario College of Art projects

Series consists of Udo Kasemets's notebooks, posters, and plans for projects at the Ontario College of Art (OCA). Series also contains Kasemets's OCA teaching materials and notes.

Other correspondence

Series consists of personal and professional correspondence, including letters from and to many Canadian musicians and composers.

Autographs

Series consists of the following autographs, collected by Florence L. Clarke, first wife of Henry John Cody, president of University of Toronto (1932-1945): Emma Abbott (1882); Teresa Carreño (1883); Emma Juch (1885); Clara Louise Kellogg (1885); Sofia Scalchi-Lolli; Ede Remenyi; Marcella Sembrich (1883); Potta (1882); Blatchford Kavanagh; Etelka Gerster Gardini (1882); Gabriella Boema; Emma Thursby (1883); Eugenia Pappenheim; Helena Modjeske (1882); Camilla Urn (1883); Mary F. Scott-Siddons (1880); Kate Claxton (1882); Zelia Trebelli; Minnie Hauk (1882); Rose Coghlan (1882); Rafael Joseffy; August Wellesley; Geneviève Ward (1882); five other illegible signatures.

Biographical

Series includes awards and honours, radio transcripts, portraits, journal articles, and other bibliographic documents.

Toronto music education

Series consists of materials relating to music education in Toronto, including at the Toronto Conservatory of Music and the Toronto College of Music.

B3 quartet projects

Series contains sheet music and set lists relating to projects of the B3 Quartet from years 1980-1998.

Classical scores

Series contains various classical scores and parts, many of which were arranged and/or composed by Doug Riley.

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