- 1915-2009 (Creation)
Level of description
Extent and medium
304 scores and books (12 boxes)
Name of creator
Founded in 1886 as the Toronto Conservatory of Music, the Conservatory received royal charter in 1947, becoming the Royal Conservatory of Music. The Conservatory is a music education organization and performance venue in Toronto near the UofT campus. The Conservatory became affiliated with the UofT in 1952, a relationship that lasted until 1991, when it once again became an independent institution.
Immediate source of acquisition or transfer
Method books donated to the Music Library by various individuals. Where known, the donor is indicated at the item level. Accession numbers also recorded at the item level.
Content and structure area
Scope and content
Collection consists of repertoire and technique grade books and syllabi issued by the Royal Conservatory of Music (RCM), previously the Toronto Conservatory of Music (TCM). Various editions are included for guitar, violin, piano, voice, and theory examinations.
Appraisal, destruction and scheduling
System of arrangement
Method books grouped in series by instrument: (G) Guitar; (V) Violin; (P) Piano; (S) Voice; and (T) Theory and harmony. Within each series, book are listed chronologically and by grade level.
Conditions of access and use area
Conditions governing access
Conditions governing reproduction
Copyright is maintained by original holder.
Language of material