- 1954-1996 (Creation)
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Extent and medium
73 audio reels + 3 audio cassettes
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Scope and content
Series consists of audio recordings of works by Talivaldis Kenins, including some recordings of performances conducted by Kenins and some world premieres. Many of the recordings were made for CBC broadcast. Others were performed at the University of Toronto. The series also includes three audio cassettes from a 1996 program on CJRT-FM that featured an interview with Kenins interspersed with recordings of his compositions, and recordings of Kenins' son George Juris Kenins performing the cello.
Appraisal, destruction and scheduling
System of arrangement
Files are listed in accession order and grouped as follows: nos. 1-23 are orchestral; nos. 24-37 are chamber music; nos. 38-45 are choral music, a cappella and with orchestra or instrumental ensemble; nos. 46-48 are piano music; nos. 49-52 are organ music; nos. 53-61 are special projects and recordings. Nos. 62-74 were not included in the original inventory and organization scheme. Most of the audio reels only contain a single composition; when an audio reel contains recordings of multiple compositions, these have been listed as item-level records.
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Existence and location of originals
Existence and location of copies
Some of these recordings are from the Canadian Music Centre (CMC), many of which are digitized and available as part of the CentreStreams project. Where applicable, the CMC reference numbers are included in each file- and item-level description under "Existence and location of copies."