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University of Toronto Electronic Music Studio tape collection

  • CA OTUFM 54
  • Collection
  • 1949-1979, predominant 1959-1979

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

Music Library Collection of Faculty Events

  • CA OTUFM 51
  • Collection
  • 1964-present

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