- CA OTUFM 07
- 1883-1990, predominant 1906-1937
Fonds consists of compositions, programs and reviews, photographs and family documents.
Fonds consists of compositions, programs and reviews, photographs and family documents.
Fonds consists of the administrative, financial, and performance records of the Aldeburgh Connection. Most of the fonds consists of materials created for, and as a result of, each concert produced by the Aldeburgh Connection, including promotional materials, scripts, annotated scores, correspondence, research notes, and reviews. The fonds also contains textual materials from the production of the Aldeburgh Connection’s recording projects, promotional events, board minutes, complete financial records, and correspondence regarding their fundraising efforts.
Collection consists of five opera scores from the library of Andrew MacMillan, with stage directions for the Canadian Opera Company and other productions.
Fonds consists of a photograph and correspondence.
Fonds includes catalogues of the libraries of Neel Boyd's orchestras, and of his personal scores and recordings collections. Also includes correspondence.
Collection predominantly consists of programs that Carl Morey collected from attending performances and for research purposes. Some programs include program notes written by Morey (e.g., Canadian Opera Company programs, among others), ticket stubs, newspaper clippings of reviews of the performances, and/or autographs from the performers.
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.
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
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.
Collection contains photographs, programs, and press notices of his performances; manuscripts of songs written for him by composers including Castelnuovo-Tedesco, Lalo and Pizzetti; five collections of published songs; a scrapbook of programs from his first year as manager of the Metropolitan Opera.
Fonds contains materials relating to Eileen Law's career as a contralto and teacher, including programs, reviews and publicity materials of performances, photographs, and teaching materials.
Fonds includes audio tapes, video art works, correspondence, compositions and arrangements, scrapbooks, and term papers for Taussig's graduate courses.
Fonds consists of programs from his performances, a letter confirming his appointment to the Royal Conservatory of Music (RCM) in Toronto, a newspaper clipping, and his annotated copy of the Canadian Music Centre sheet music for Six Miniatures after Hokusai for violin and piano by Elliot Weisgarber (1972). The fonds also includes two catalogues for his personal music library: one current to 1976, and another current to 1997.
Collection contains newsletters, monographs, articles, and other various publications dealing with the Faculty of Music.
University of Toronto. Faculty of Music
Collection consists of late-eighteenth, nineteenth, and early-twentieth century flutes, predominantly made by various builders and companies in London, England, as well as two from Paris, one from France, and one from Bayreuth, Germany. The collection covers the mechanization and modernization of the flute, including the addition of holes and keys, and the move from wood to metal for the body of the flute.
Fisher, Sidney T.
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.
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
Fonds contains music manuscripts, photographs, and programs.
Collection includes correspondence, notes, typescripts, translations, photocopies of journal articles, and other working papers about Eduard Hanslick. Hanslick was the focus of Payzant's later research, which resulted in two books (published 1986 and 1991), several articles, and various lectures. The fonds consists of the research used in these writings, as well as a typescript manuscript of Payzant's translation of On the musically beautiful: a contribution towards the revision of the aesthetics of music (1986), and copies of his lectures, also titled "On the musically beautiful." The correspondence includes copies of letters between Hanslick and Robert Zimmermann (1824-1898), as well as correspondence between Payzant and other scholars about Hanslick, and correspondence between Payzant and Dietmar Strauß.
Fonds includes memorabilia , photographs, correspondence, lecture notes, brochures and programs.
Lambert, George James
Fonds consists of jazz compositions, dance band arrangements, and biographical materials.
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).
Collection consists of 10 scrapbooks created by the Hart House String Quartet and their business manager, Milton Blackstone, which contain programs and newspaper clippings of reviews and press releases for their concerts. Two volumes (Volume 5, 1929-1931; and, Volume 7, 1932-1934) are missing from the collection. The collection also contains two scrapbooks for the Canadian Concert Association, during the time that Milton Blackstone was the director (1933-1935 and 1936), and a small collection of annotated scores and parts for violin and piano, previously owned and annotated by Geza De Kresz.
Hart House String Quartet
Fonds consists of digital images of the 211 page music instruction manual. A collection organized into 12 volumes.
Collection consists of Herman Geiger-Torel's library of piano-vocal scores, including his markings and notes for Canadian Opera Company productions.
Fonds contains writings, family letters, photographs, and photocopies of biographical documents including, collected by Bob Arlidge.
Arlidge, Joseph Churchill
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.
Collection consists of reference materials relating to John Francis Johnstone's compositions for voice and piano, his family, and the performance of his songs after his death.
Johnstone, John Francis
Fonds consists of compositions and arrangements by John Hawkins, program notes, correspondence, teaching materials and biographical documents, sound recordings, and video recordings.
Fonds consists of material relating to Kathleen Parlow's personal life and her musical career, including photographs, correspondence, daybooks, sheet music, concert programs, press, and personal material.
Collection consists of 27 pages of stamps featuring composers, musicians, musical instruments, scenes from operas and ballets, folk dances, theatres, opera houses, and music conservatories and academies. Each page of stamps was arranged by Lee Bartel.
Fonds contains documents relating to Leslie R. Bell's career as a composer, arranger, choral conductor, educator, and music columnist. Materials include manuscript music (both of arrangements and original compositions); radio scripts and notes relating to his work in broadcasting as a radio commentator for CBC and CFRB, Toronto; publicity documents relating to performances by Leslie Bell and the Leslie Bell Singers; correspondence; documents relating to his work as the co-founder and first executive director of the Canadian Music Educators' Association (CMEA); and, newspaper articles, including those written by Bell and about him). The fonds also contains postmortem documents, including condolence correspondence to his wife, Leona Bell, and documents relating to the Leslie Bell Singers reunions and the Leslie Bell Scholarship.
Bell, Leslie R.
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.
Collection consists of concerts by faculty members, students, student ensembles, and guest artists, at one of the Faculty of Music theatres (Walter Hall and McMillan Theatre), and at other University venues.
University of Toronto. Faculty of Music
Collection consists of volumes of music instructional material, predominantly for piano instruction. The collection includes some ear training, theory, and sight reading material as well. Items published in Canada and internationally are included.
University of Toronto Music Library
Fonds consists of Myron Schaeffer's notes and drafts for lectures, articles, and an unpublished book on electronic music. The fonds also contains condolence correspondence following his death, his obituary, and scores and sketches for a couple of his electronic compositions.
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.
Fonds consists primarily of manuscript scores and parts, along with typescript copies. The fonds also contains radio scripts and cue sheets from Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC) productions, for which Phil Nimmons wrote and arranged music. Scores and parts include music written for his jazz band Nimmons 'N' Nine; its expanded version Nimmons 'N' Nine Plus Six; and various other ensembles. When indicated on the scores or parts, further details about the performers of each piece are indicated in file-level descriptions.
Collection consists of set and costume designs for the following Teatro alla Scala productions: the premiere production of La Fiamma (The Flame) by Ottorino Respighi, designed by Nicola Benois (1901-1988); Respighi's ballet Gli Uccelli, designed by Benois; and the premiere performance of Madama Butterfly by Giacomo Puccini, designed by Giuseppe Palanti (1881-1946).
G. Ricordi & Co. Ltd.
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.
Fonds consists of records created during Ron Collier's career as a performer, composer, arranger, teacher, and band leader. The fonds includes manuscripts of Collier's arrangements and original compositions; correspondence with musicians; photographs; lecture notes from his career at Humber College in Toronto, Ontario; and records from his collaborations with Duke Ellington. Fonds also contains audio and video recordings of performances and lectures.
Collection consists of a handwritten book of lyrics for songs written by the American composer Roy Lamont Smith, and a collection of his published and unpublished (manuscript) sheet music.
Smith, Roy Lamont
Collection includes correspondence, notes, transcripts, and other working papers for Ezra Schabas's book Sir Ernest MacMillan: the importance of being Canadian, published by the University of Toronto Press in 1994.
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 1899-1962.
Speranza Musical Club
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.
Collection contains correspondence, copies of sources, notes, illustrations, photographs, microfilms, and other working papers for Ezra Schabas's book Theodore Thomas : America's conductor and builder of orchestras, 1835-1905 (University of Indiana Press, 1989). The collection also contains articles and lecture notes for presentations written by Schabas about Thomas.
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
Collection consists of materials relating to musical life in Toronto, Ontario. The collection includes photographs of various Canadian and European musicians, including various photographs of Canadian Opera Company productions from the late 1980s and early 1990s, autographs from various opera singers and musicians from the late-nineteenth century, three scrapbooks with newspaper clippings and programs, and a collection of songs published in the Toronto Evening Telegram at the end of the nineteenth century.
University of Toronto Music Library
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.
Collection consists of electronic music compositions created at the University of Toronto Electronic Music Studio (UTEMS) and copies of tapes made at other electronic music studios around the world. The collection includes the two original card-catalogue indices for the tape collection, organized by tape number and by composer.
Among the tapes that originated at UTEMS are compositions by faculty and students from the Faculty of Music, independent composers who were granted access to the studio, and compositions created by visiting artists, scholars, and composers. Composers at UTEMS included Robert Aitken, John Beckwith, Brian Cherney, Gustav Ciamaga, Richard Henninger, David Jaeger, Larry Lake, John Mills-Cockell, James Montgomery, Harvey Olnick, Dennis Patrick, Myron Schaeffer, David Williams, and many others. Composers from other studios include Milton Babbitt, Henk Badings, Luciano Berio, Hugh Le Caine, Douglas Lilburn, Pierre Schaeffer, Karlheinz Stockhausen, and Vladimir Ussachevsky.
In addition to tapes created at UTEMS, the collections includes compositions created at the following studios, listed alphabetically:
University of Toronto. Electronic Music Studio