Series C - Compositions

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CA OTUFM 44-C

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Compositions

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  • 1886-1894, 2013 (Creation)

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23 pages of textual records + 1 compact disc

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The following physical items were discarded from the collection due to duplication elsewhere.

  • Songs and miscellaneous poems by John Imrie, Toronto, Canada, with music and illustrations, third edition (Toronto: Imrie & Graham, 1894). Photocopy. Contains various songs with music by John Francis Johnstone. Please see first edition in the Thomas Fisher Rare Book Library, B-11 01797.
  • Songs of Canada (Toronto: The Nordheimer Piano & Music Co. Limited, [19--?]). Contains "Dear Canada, To Thee" with words by John Imrie and music by John Francis Johnstone. Please see Music Library, Restricted or Protected Material, M1678 .S6 (http://go.utlib.ca/cat/314758).
  • The young musician! : the rudiments of music in verse (Toronto: Imrie & Graham, 1886). Please see physical and digital copy of this score at the Library and Archives Canada (https://bac-lac.on.worldcat.org/oclc/1007650826).
  • My heart is Scotland's yet. Words by John Imrie and music by Prof. J.F. Johnstone. In The Scottish Canadian, vol. 1 (November 13, 1890). Please see a different physical and digital copy of the sheet music for this song at the Library and Archives Canada (https://bac-lac.on.worldcat.org/oclc/1007650117).
  • Temperance soldiers : song and chorus (Toronto: Imrie & Graham, 1887). Photocopy. Please see physical and digital copy of this score at the Library and Archives Canada (https://bac-lac.on.worldcat.org/oclc/1007548699).
  • Sons of England : dedicated to the Order of the Sons of England in Canada (Toronto: Imrie & Graham, [1888?]). Photocopy. Please see physical and digital copy of this score at the Library and Archives Canada (https://bac-lac.on.worldcat.org/oclc/1032974976).
  • Song of the drummer. Words by John Imrie and music by Prof. J.F. Johnstone. In The Scottish Canadian, vol. 1 (November 13, 1890). Photocopy. Please see the physical and digital copy of this song at the Library and Archives Canada (https://bac-lac.on.worldcat.org/oclc/1007650822).
  • The sweetest word on earth is home (Toronto: Imrie & Graham, [between 1887 and 1892]). Photocopy. Please see the physical and digital copy of this song at the Library and Archives Canada (https://bac-lac.on.worldcat.org/oclc/1007650825).
  • The Humber fairy : a love song (Toronto: Imrie & Graham, 1886). Photocopy. Please see [Collection of songs bound for A. S. Anderson, no. 1], Music Library, Rare Book, musi B-1 16 (http://go.utlib.ca/cat/7113000). The sheet music for this song is also available through the Library and Archives Canada, including a digital copy available online (https://bac-lac.on.worldcat.org/oclc/1007650815).
  • Canadian Song of Freedom (Toronto: Imrie & Graham, 1886); in The Scottish Canadian, vol. 1, no. 8 (January 1, 1891); in The Grip's Sack (Grip's Own Library, vol. 1, no. 3, July 1887). Photocopies. Please see sheet music held at the Library and Archives Canada (https://bac-lac.on.worldcat.org/oclc/1007652613).
  • Toronto's Welcome Home to her Brave Defenders from the North-West Rebellion (Toronto: Imrie & Graham, July 1885). Please see Library and Archives Canada (https://bac-lac.on.worldcat.org/oclc/317444436). A copy is also held at the Toronto Public Library.

Much of John Francis Johnstone's sheet music was also digitized by the donor and saved on the USB thumb drive. These images are available upon request.

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