File 53 - …No longer than ten (10) minutes / R. Murray Schafer

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OTUFM 63-A-53


…No longer than ten (10) minutes / R. Murray Schafer


  • October 1970 - November 1970 (Creation)

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1 score (27 p.) + 1 page of textual records

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R. Murray Schafer attended the Royal Conservatory of Music and the University of Toronto from 1952 to 1955, where he studied with Alberto Guerrero (piano), Greta Kraus (harpsichord), John Weinzweig (composition), and Arnold Walter (musicology). He was a visiting composer at the University of Toronto in 2001.

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File contains score, with inscription to Feldbrill from the composer with thanks for the premiere performance, and a looseleaf sheet wishing Feldbrill a "Merry Xmas" from R. Murray Schafer. The piece was commissioned by the Toronto Symphony Orchestra and dedicated to Eugene Rittich.

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Canadian Music Centre

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Box 7

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  • Box: 063/007

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