- 1981-2001 predominant (Production)
Niveau de description
Étendue matérielle et support
36.5 cm of textual records (3 boxes)
Zone du contexte
Nom du producteur
Geoffrey Payzant, philosopher, writer, and organist, was born in Halifax, NS, 7 Mar 1926, and died in Toronto 31 Aug 2004. His later research interests were the writings of the pioneer of musical aesthetics, Eduard Hanslick (1824-1904), resulting in two books, several articles and dozens of invited lectures.
Source immédiate d'acquisition ou de transfert
Acquired by the Music Library from Geoffrey Payzant's estate in 2005.
Zone du contenu et de la structure
Portée et contenu
Collection includes correspondence, notes, typescripts, translations, photocopies of journal articles, and other working papers about Eduard Hanslick. Hanslick was the focus of Payzant's later research, which resulted in two books (published 1986 and 1991), several articles, and various lectures. The fonds consists of the research used in these writings, as well as a typescript manuscript of Payzant's translation of On the musically beautiful: a contribution towards the revision of the aesthetics of music (1986), and copies of his lectures, also titled "On the musically beautiful." The correspondence includes copies of letters between Hanslick and Robert Zimmermann (1824-1898), as well as correspondence between Payzant and other scholars about Hanslick, and correspondence between Payzant and Dietmar Strauß.
Évaluation, élimination et calendrier de conservation
Mode de classement
Research files, starting with "Ambros, August Wilhelm" (OTUFM 32-12) and ending with Zimmerman (OTUFM 32-138), are listed alphabetically by the last name of the author of material used in Payzant's research. Titles of files were transcribed from Payzant's original folders. His original filing system has been maintained.
Zone des conditions d'accès et d'utilisation
No conditions on access
Conditions de reproduction
Langue des documents
Écriture des documents
Notes de langue et graphie
Many of the research files are in a mixture of English and German.
Caractéristiques matérielle et contraintes techniques
Instruments de recherche
Instrument de recherche téléversé
Zone des sources complémentaires
Existence et lieu de conservation des originaux
Existence et lieu de conservation des copies
Unités de description associées
Zone des notes
Previously titled "Archives Collection 32: Geoffrey Payzant/ Eduard Hanslick." Reference code (32) removed from the title of the collection July 30, 2019.
Mots-clés - Sujets
Mots-clés - Lieux
Mots-clés - Noms
- Hanslick, Eduard (Sujet)
Mots-clés - Genre
Zone du contrôle de la description
Identifiant de la description
Identifiant du service d'archives
Règles et/ou conventions utilisées
Dates de production, de révision, de suppression
Revised and file-level descriptions added from collection scope and content note, November 6, 2019.