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Scrapbook compiled by Milton Blankstein

File consists of a scrapbook compiled by the Milton Blankstein (later, Blackstone), consisting of newspaper clippings of reviews and press notices, photographs, and programs relating to his career in New York City, Toronto, and other Canadian cities. The scrapbook includes a signed photograph of Eugène Ysaÿe and and Boris Hambourg (dated in Toronto, 1918).

Blackstone, Milton

Scrapbook compiled by Amoï Bird

File consists of a scrapbook compiled by Amoï Bird (1902-1988), containing programs and newspaper clippings of reviews from various concerts, the vast majority of which took place in Toronto. Bird attended the Bishop Strachan School in Toronto, before studying music with Dr. Albert Ham. The file includes a brief biographical note about Bird by Godfrey Ridout.

Photographs of musicians

Series consists of photographs of Canadian and European musicians from the early 1900s, as well as Giuliana Gattoni's collection of publicity photographs from the late 1980s and early 1990s, which predominantly consists of photographs of Canadian Opera Company productions.

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.

Photographs of non-Canadian musicians

File contains autographed photographs of the following European musicians: Malwine Brée, Franz Léhar, Theodor Leschetizky, I. J. Paderewski, Hans Pfitzner, and Victoria de los Angeles. File also contains two autographed promotional photographs taken by Eric Hayes of the Indian sitarist Ravi Shankar. Shankar's photographs are not dated.

Godfrey Ridout

File consists of programs that included performances of pieces by Godfrey Ridout and copies of newspaper clippings about Ridout. Ridout (1918-1984) began teaching at the Toronto Conservatory of Music in 1940, before joining the Faculty of Music at the University of Toronto (1948-1982).

Harvey Olnick

File consists of correspondence sent to Harvey Olnick from Elizabeth Hazelton Haight, Anton Kuerti, Claude Bissell, R. Murray Schafer, Robert Aitken, and Harry Somers.

James Paton Clarke

File consists of correspondence between Helmut Kallman and Ethelwyn Harlow (University Archivist) regarding Kallman's research and subsequent article on James Paton Clarke (1807 or 1808 to 1881), written for The Dictionary of Canadian Biography/Dictionnaire biographique du Canada (DCB).

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.

John Weinzweig

File consists of copies of newspaper articles and programs featuring John Weinzweig and a copy of a memorandum from CBC AM Radio regarding two radio shows on Weinzweig (1973). Weinzweig (1913-2006) taught at the Faculty of Music in the University of Toronto from 1952 until his retirement in 1978.

John Beckwith

File consists of copies of newspaper articles and programs featuring John Beckwith, as well as a pamphlet from BMI Canada Limited on the composer, and two programs from performances by the Toronto Symphony Orchestra with program notes by Beckwith.

Talivaldis Kenins

File consists of copies of newspaper articles and programs featuring Talivaldis Kenins. The file includes copies of a recommendation letters from Nadia Boulanger and Henri Dutilleux.

Oskar Morawetz

File consists of programs and posters for concerts featuring works by Oskar Morawetz, and copies of newspaper articles, correspondence, and programs. The file includes copies of letters from Coretta Scott King, regarding the Morawetz's compositions written in tribute to her husband Martin Luther King, Jr.; from Rose Kennedy regarding Morawetz's composition written in memory of her son John F. Kennedy; from Edward Johnson regarding the dedication of Morawetz's composition "Land of Dreams"; and from Otto Frank regarding the premiere of Morawetz's "From the Diary of Anne Frank." A copy of the vocal score for "From the Diary of Anne Frank" is also included in the file, with a handwritten dedication from the composer to Jean Lavender, inscribed "with best wishes and many thanks for building the Music Library at the Faculty of Music of the University of Toronto."

The file also includes the following photographs:

  • Sergei Prokofiev and Mstislav Rostropovich (autographed in 1972 by Rostropovich; photo from 1952)
  • Oskar Morawetz and Mstislav Rostropovich
  • Otto Frank (with dedication dated 1972 to Morawetz)
  • Oskar Morawetz and Zubin Mehta
  • Martin Luther King and family (with dedication to Morawetz)

Victor Feldbrill

File consists of a copy of an interview with the Canadian conductor and violinist Victor Feldbrill (b. 1924), conducted by Gwen Storr.

Helmut Max Kallmann

File consists of a copy of the speech given by Dean John Beckwith of the Faculty of Music to the Chancellor of the University for the award of the degree Doctor of Laws (honoris causa) to Helmut Max Kallmann at the University of Toronto Convocation 1971.

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.

Faculty of Music collection

  • CA OTUFM 04
  • Collection
  • 1927-2008

Collection contains newsletters, monographs, articles, and other various publications dealing with the Faculty of Music.

University of Toronto. Faculty of Music

Monographs

File contains:

  • The Toronto Conservatory of Music: a retrospect, 1886-1936, compiled from material collected by Dr. F.J. Horwood
  • Opera and the University of Toronto, 1946-1971 / by Kenneth W. Peglar
  • University of Toronto : a brief sketch of its history and its organization
  • University of Toronto : higher education in music (photocopy)

Opera school

File contains programs, photographs, and some correspondence regarding the Opera School at the Faculty of Music.

Framed photograph of Jean Lavender

Item is a framed photograph of Jean Lavender (1918-2005), taken by Onnig "Cavouk" Cavoukian (b. 1945). Lavender was the first head librarian of the Music Library at the University of Toronto (1947-1973).

Framed photograph of Harvey Olnick

Item is a framed photograph of Harvey Olnick (1917-2003), taken by Onnig "Cavouk" Cavoukian (b. 1945). Olnick taught at the University of Toronto from 1954 until 1983 and was heavily involved in the creation of the Music Library.

News

File contains numbers 25 to 30 of the Faculty of Music newsletter.

Noteworthy

File contains copies of the Faculty of Music Newsletter, which was published weekly from 1987 until 1992; and annually from 1993 to 1997 and from 1999 until 2007.

Undergraduate association publications

File contains:

  • 1960, 1966 : The muse (ML 5 M6177)
  • 1968-1972 : This week at E.J.B. (ML 5 T43)
  • 1969 : The calendar from our side
  • 1970 : Das Helpautbuchlein
  • 1971-1972 : Da capo (ML 5 D14)
  • 1976 : Dies-Khord
  • 1985 : EJB 84-85 at a glance (MT 5 T68F3464)
  • 1986-1987 : Cadenza (MT 5 T68F33)
  • 1986, 1987 : Ars novae musicae
  • 1995 : Keynote
  • 1998 : Keynote
  • 2000 : FMUA Newsletter
  • 2002 : Take note, opus 1, no. 1, term 1

Music graduate students' association publications

File contains:

  • 1978 : A basic repertory of music literature.
  • 1993/94 : Newsletter ; Survival guide, 2d ed. ; Using the internet, by Andrew M. Zinck.
  • 2000 : Discourses in music : a Canadian graduate student journal : www.discourses.ca/

Publicity flyers

File includes 1962 opening program; a photograph of Edward Johnson's daughter at the cornerstone-laying event for the Edward Johnson building; and, a program, newspaper clipping, and photograph from Zoltan Kodaly's honorary doctorate.

Herman Geiger-Torel collection

  • CA OTUFM 05
  • Collection
  • 1934-1976

Collection consists of Herman Geiger-Torel's library of piano-vocal scores, including his markings and notes.
Including 189 piano-vocal scores :
• Beethoven Fidelio. German. Peters. Pl.no. 7240 (With typescript dialogue)
• Bellini Norma. French. Leduc. Pl.no. 3605
• Norma. Italian. Ricordi, 1960. Pl.no. 41684
• La Sonnambula. German and ltalian. Peters. Pl. No. 5271
• Bizet Carmen. French and English. Boosey and Hawkes. Pl.no. US Bk251
• Carmen. French and English. Schirmer, 1958. #421. Pl.no. 12117
• Carmen. French. Choudens
• Boito Mefistofele. Italian. Ricordi. Pl.no. 44720
• Britten Rape of Lucretia. English and German. Boosey and Hawkes. Rev. 1947. Pl.no.15846
• Catalani Loreley. Italian. Ricordi. Pl.no. 54916
• Charpentier Louise. French. Heugel, 1900
• Cimarosa Il matrimonio segreto. Italian. Ricordi, 1944. Pl.no. 441687. Presentation copy from Ernesto Barbini
• Donizetti Don Pasquale. Italian and English. F. Colombo, 1965. Pl.no. 2419-231
• L'elisir d'amore. Italian. Ricordi. Pl.no. 41688
• Lucia di Lammermoor. Italian and German. Peters. Pl.no. 7736
• Dukas Ariane et barbe-bleue. French. Durand, 1906
• Gluck Alceste. English, French and German. Breitkopf & Härtel, 1904. Pl.no. V.A. 2039
• Orpheus. French and German. Peters. Pl.no. 9902
• Gounod Faust. French and English. Schirmer, 1930. Pl.no. 16100
• Roméo et Juliet. French and English. Schirmer, 1925. Pl.no. 13203
• Roméo et Juliet. French. Choudens. Pl.no. 1411
• Humperdinck Hänsel und Gretel. German. B. Schott’s Söhne, 1894. Pl.no. 25618
• Hänsel und Gretel. English. Schirmer. Pl.no. 31957
• Lehár Die lustige Witwe. English. Chappell, 1907. Pl.no. 23260
• Die lustige Witwe. German and English. Doblinger : Glocken
• Massenet Manon. French and English. Schirmer, 1940. Pl.no. 38782
• Werther. French. Heugel. Pl.no. 1812
• Menotti The consul. English. Schirmer, 1950. Pl.no. 42369 (With stage designs for the Guelph
Festival 1973)
• The medium. English and French. Schirmer, 1947. Pl.no. 41701
• The old maid and the thief. English. Ricordi, 1943. Pl.no. N.Y. 1282
• Milhaud Le pauvre matelot. French. Heugel, 1927. Pl.no. 29532
• Montemezzi L’amore dei tre re. Italian. Ricordi, 1915. Pl.no. 114651
• Monteverdi Poppea. Italian. Suvini Zerboni, 1937. Pl.no. S.501Z
• Mozart La clemenza di Tito. German and Italian. Breitkopf & Härtel. Pl.no. 12866, VA209
• Cosi fan tutte. Italian and German. Breitkopf & Härtel. Pl.no. E.B. 1666
• Cosi fan tutte. Italian and English. International, 1948 Pl.no.1051
• Cosi fan tutte. Italian and English. Schirmer, c1952. Pl.no. 42735 (With 1973 and 1974 COC tour notes)
• Die Entführung. German and Italian. Peters. Pl.no. 6445
• Die Entführung. German and English. Boosey & Hawkes, c1944. Pl.no. US Bk no. 109
• Don Giovanni. German and Italian. T. Ackermann. Pl.no. E.B.2180
• Don Giovanni. English and Italian. Boosey & Hawkes, 1966. Pl.no. H.15593
• Le nozze di Figaro. Italian and English. Schirmer, 1951. Pl.no. 42226
• Le nozze di Figaro. Italian and German Breitkopf & Härtel, 1899. Pl.no. V.A.1716
• Die Zauberflöte. German. Peters. Pl. no. 10425
• Die Zauberflöte. German and English. Schirmer, 1941. Pl.no. 39678
Geiger-Torel
• Nicolai. Die lustigen Weiber von Windsor. Peters. Pl.no. 7774
• Offenbach Les contes d’Hoffmann. German and French. Choudens. Pl.no. A.C.5301
• Pergolesi La serva padrona. English. Kalmus, 1934
• Puccini La Bohème. German Ricordi c1897 Pl.no. 100171
• Gianni Schicchi. German Ricordi c1920 Pl.no. 118100 (118097)
• Gianni Schicchi. Italian and English Ricordi Pl.no. 121158 c1930
• Madama Butterfly. Italian Ricordi c1907 Pl.no. 110000
• Manon Lescaut. Italian Ricordi c1893 Pl.no. 95567
• II tabarro. German Ricordi c1920 Pl.no. 118098 (118097)
• Rossini Il barbiere di Sivigia. Italian Ricordi Pl.no. 41691
• Saint-Säens Samson et Dalilah. French and German Durand c1907 D&F 6935
• Strauss, R. Ariadne auf Naxos. German Furstner c1940 (B&H 1943) Pl.no. 6368 A.7453F.
• Elektra. German Furstner Sept 1 1969 production notes c1936 (B&H 1943) Pl.no. A.5654F. • Rosenkavalier. German and English. Boosey & Hawkes Pl.no. c1943 F.500
• Salome. German and English. Fürstner c1910 Pl.no. A.5503F.
• Salome. German and English. Hawkes & Son c1943 Pl.no. H15570
• Tchaikovsky Eugene Oniegin. Russian and English. Schauer & May Pl.no. 153
• Eugene Oniegin. German and English. Schirmer, 1936. Pl.no. 20096
• Queen of spades. French. A. Noël. Pl.no. A.N. 2068 (With list of props)
• Verdi Aida. Italian Ricordi 1944 Pl.no 42602
• Aida. Italian and English Schirmer, c1925 Pl.no.13573
• Ballo in maschera. German and Italian Ricordi Pl.no. 108971
• Falstaff. German Ricordi c1893 Pl.no. R&C 96370
• La forza del destino. Italian Ricordi 1944 Pl.no.41381
• Otello. Italian and English International 1948 ed #1000 • Rigoletto. Italian and German A. Kranz Pl.no. C.44991
• La traviata. Italian Benoit 276p.
• Il trovatore. German and Italian A. Kranz Pl.no. 18739 (Peters) 239
• Wagner Der fliegende Hollander. German Furstner c1909 Pl.no. A5777F
• Lohengrin. German Breitkopf & Hartel Pl.no. V.A. 301
• Die Meistersinger. German and English B. Schott's Sohne Pl.no. 18975a
• Parsifal. German B. Schott's Sohne Pl.no. 28400 c1910
• Walküre. German and English B. Schott's Sohne c1899 Pl.no. 26590 (Schirmer 1904)
• Walküre. German Peters Pl.no. 9803
• Rheingold. German Peters Pl.no. 9800
• Siegfried. German and English Breitkopf & Hartel c1914 Pl.no. RW 9
• Götterdämmerung. German and English Schirmer Pl.no. 37215
• Götterdämmerung. German B. Schott's Sohne c1908 Pl.no. 28000
• Tristan und Isolde. German (2 copies) Breitkopf und Härtel Pl.no. V.A.524
• Tristan und Isolde. German. Peters Pl. no. 9815
• Weber Oberon. German. Universal c1919 Pl.no. U.E. 5877 New dialogue and essay by H. GT.
• Weill Down in the valley Schirmer c1948 Pl.no. 41905 • Willan, Healey Deirdre. Photocopy of ms. 162 p.
• Wilson, C. Heloise and Abelard Photocopy of ms. 304 p.
• Wolf-Ferrari Quattri rusteghi. German and Italian J.Weinberger c1905 Pl.no. 1450
• Wolff, M. Der Heilige. German B. Schott's Sohne c1913 Pl.no. 29647. With composer's autograph to Lina Geiger-Kullmann, 1935

Geiger-Torel, Herman

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

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

Obituaries and other family documents

File contains an undated manuscript list of students with some addresses and telephone numbers; obituary notices for Dr. Daniel Garcia Guerrero; a letter from Lily Wilson; and [probably her] translation of Boyd Neel's Alberto Guerrero obituary. File aso contains portraits of Alberto Guerrero, photographs of Myrtle Rose Guerrero and of Melisande Guerrero, and unidentified photos.

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