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University of Toronto symphony orchestra

File consists of a recording of the concert.
Performers : University of Toronto Symphony Orchestra ; Uri Mayer, conductor ; with Myriam Blardone, harp
Event tracks :

  • Fanfare for a centennial ; England. Overture/ Sir Ernest MacMillan
  • Concierto de Aranjuez. Allegro con spirito ; Adagio ; Allegro gentile / Joaquín Rodrigo (Myriam Blardone, harp)
  • Symphonie fantastique. Rêveries, passions ; Bal ; Scène aux champs ; Marche au supplice ; Songe d'une nuit de sabbat / Hector Berlioz.

Composers :

  • MacMillan, Ernest, Sir, 1893-1973
  • Rodrigo, Joaquín
  • Berlioz, Hector, 1803-1869

Orford String Quartet

File consists of a recording of the concert, which took place in Walter Hall.
Performers : Andrew Dawes, violin ; Terence Helmer, viola ; Kenneth Perkins, violin ; Marcel St-Cyr, cello
Event details :

  • Five improvisations for string quartet / Oskar Morawetz
  • String quartet in D minor : D. 810 / Franz Schubert [first movement was not recorded]
  • Encore : French Canadian folk song arranged by Sir Ernest MacMillan

Chamber Players of Toronto

File consists of a recording of the concert, which took place in a concert hall in the Edward Johnson Building.
Performers : Eugene Rittich, horn ; Chamber Players of Toronto ; Victor Martin, director
Event details :

  • Ein musikalischer Spass / W.A. Mozart
  • Horn concert in d major : h. VIId, 3 / Joseph Haydn (Eugene Rittich, horn)
  • Serenade for string orchestra : op. 20 / Edward Elgar
  • Sketches for string quartet / Ernest MacMillan
  • Symphony in a major : K. 201 / W.A. Mozart

1947-04-21/Canada/Toronto

Kathleen Parlow, violin; Samuel Hersenhoren, violin; Stanley Solomon, viola; Isaac Mamott, cello. Assisted by pianist Ernest MacMillan. Composition by John Weinzweig commissioned.
Parlow plays: Brahms, Weinzweig, Franck

1947-04-17/Canada/Toronto

Kathleen Parlow, violin; Samuel Hersenhoren, violin; Stanley Solomon, viola; Isaac Mamott, cello. Assisted by pianist Ernest MacMillan. For Sixth Biennial Conference of Women's Committees for Symphony Orchestras.
Parlow plays: Franck.

Norman Wilks

File consists of two copies of a speech given by Sir Ernest MacMillan at the unveiling of a portrait of Norman Wilks (1885-1944), who taught at the Toronto Conservatory of Music (1928-1944). The file also contains a clipping of the newspaper article "'Met' head to accept Conservatory portrait" regarding the acceptance of the portrait by Edward Johnson on behalf of the Toronto Conservatory of Music.

1943-11-04/Canada/Kingston

Kathleen Parlow, violin, Zara Nelsova, cello; Ernest MacMillan, piano.
Parlow plays: Schubert, Haydn-Tovey, Tchaikovsky.

1942-11-19/Canada/Galt

Kathleen Parlow, violin, Zara Nelsova, cello; Ernest MacMillan, piano.
Parlow plays: Schubert, Haydn-Tovey, Tchaikovsky.

1942-03-19/Canada/Owen Sound

Hosted by Kinsmen Club of Owen Sound. MacMillan plays solo as well as with Parlow.
Parlow plays: Beethoven, Lalo, Tartini-Kreisler, Sarasate, Wieniawski, Grieg.

1941-11-28/Canada/Toronto

Kathleen Parlow, violin, Zara Nelsova, cello; Ernest MacMillan, piano.
Parlow plays: Schubert, Haydn-Tovey, Tchaikovsky.

1941-03-18/Canada/Toronto

Concert features the Toronto Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Sir Ernest MacMillan with guest artist Zara Nelsova, cello.

The passion of our Lord according to Saint Matthew : set to music by Johann Sebastian Bach : programs

File contains programs for performances of Bach's St. Matthew's Passion at Convocation Hall at the University of Toronto. The concerts were prepared under the joint direction of Ernest MacMillan (conductor) and Richard Tatersall. The choirs were made up of members from the choirs of the Timothy Eaton Memorial Church, Old St. Andrew's Church, Upper Canada College, Holy Trinity Church, Bloor Street United Church, the Conservatory Choir, and the Mendelssohn Choir. The Music Committee of Hart House and Hart House Theatre were also involved in the productions.

Publicity photographs of other artists

File contains photographs of the following: Frances Alda; Louis Bachner; Sophie Braslau; Wishart Campbell (signed); Galli-Curci; Emmy Heim (signed); Ernest MacMillan (4: 1 signed; 1 with choir and orchestra, rehearsing St. Matthew Passion, Convocation Hall, 1931); Giovanni Martinelli; James W. McEnery (signed) ; Earle Moss (signed) ; Philarmonic Choir of Salt Lake City, Utah, with H. Frederick Davis, Dorothy Maynor and George Schick ; Lily Pons (2); Schumann-Heink ; Donna Small (signed) ; Reginald Stewart and the Bach Choir in Yorkminster Church, Toronto; Jenny Taggart (signed); Toronto Opera Guild, Lohengrin, Massey Hall 1939; Unidentified Toronto church choir.

Photographs of Canadian musicians

File contains photographs of Canadian musicians, many of which are signed, and most of which are not dated: S. C. Eckhardt-Gramatté with string quartet including Peggie Sampson and Victor Feldbrill; Herman Geiger-Torel; Irene Jessner; Greta Kraus; Sir Ernest MacMillan; Lois Marshall (2 photographs); Oskar Morawetz; Charles Peaker; and Redferne Hollinshead.

Sir Ernest MacMillan collection

  • CA OTUFM 15
  • Collection
  • 1890-1996, predominant 1991-1994

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.

Schabas, Ezra