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Echoes of time weeping : a dramatic solo for soprano and tape : [score]

File contains the score and text translation from Spanish to English. The Spanish translation was completed by Andreas Guibert, with consultation by Marcelo Arroyo. Evelyne Benais, Maral Perk, and Tony Tucker helped with the Flamenco rhythms, and Mary E. Moore did the cover artwork. The composition is based on the Mexican folkloric tale of La Llorana, The Weeping Woman.

Moore, Sandy, 1944-

Convoy HFX : [score]

File contains two copies of Paul Cram's composition in 12 sections, which combines common music notation and graphic notation. The composition's commission was funded by a SOCAN grant. The piece is for 10-20 performers on flute, oboe, clarinet, bassoon, saxophone, trumpet, percussion, guitar, accordion, tape, violin, viola, violoncello, and double bass.

Cram, Paul

Application to Nova Scotia Arts Council

File contains correspondence regarding Upstream Music Association's application to the Touring Program for Grants to Organizations and Small Groups, and the Production/Presentation Program for Grants to Organizations and Small Groups. File also includes a signed copy of the Terms and Conditions for Sustaining Grants to Organizations.

Ghost tracks : [parts]

File contains annotated parts for Reilly's composition "Ghost Tracks," for concert, E-flat, and B-flat instruments. According to one of the annotations, the composition was performed as an octet at the Pier 21 Museum in Halifax, Nova Scotia.

Reilly, Jeff

Ghost tracks : [score]

File contains two annotated copies of the score for Jeff Reilly's "Ghost Tracks," one in concert pitch and one in B-flat. The concert pitch score was used by Susan (Sue) Sayles, a violist with the Upstream Ensemble. The score is in three large sections, each of which have various musical phrases notated in common music notation. The pitch material for the composition is derived from seven notes: F-sharp, G, G-sharp, B, C-sharp, D, and E (at concert pitch).

Reilly, Jeff

Applications to Canada Council for the Arts

File contains correspondence regarding Upstream Music Association's application to the Classical Contemporary/ New Music Organizations Program; Residencies and Commissioning of Canadian Compositions Program; and New Music Program: Targeted Initiatives program.

Programs and promotional materials for concert season

File contains copies of newspaper clippings, posters, and programs for the 2000-2001 concert season. The concerts included: Transfigured Nights by the Upstream Orchestra, conducted by Christoph Both (December 5 and 6, 2000 at the Sir James Dunn Theatre); Iron Sky with Jerry Granelli, Jeff Reilly, and John Little (February 27, 2001 at Saint George's Church); Up Close and Interactive with the Noir Angels (March 7, 28, and April 4, 2001 at the Spring Garden Road Public Library); and Spring Fever Festival (May 2001).

Transfigured night : [parts]

File contains the instrumental parts for Paul Cram's compilation of arrangements entitled "Transfigured Night." The piece includes four arrangements: "Wie Lange Noch?" by Kurt Weill for soprano, accordion, and contrabass; String Quartet Op. 28, 2nd movement by Anton Webern for string quartet; "All the Things you Are" by Jerome Kern and Oscar Hammerstein II for trumpet, alto saxophone, bass clarinet, and baritone saxophone; and a fugue by Johann Sebastian Bach for flute, oboe, clarinet, and bassoon. The piece also includes two newly-composed sections for guitar, bass, and drums, and piano and cello duet.

Cram, Paul

Final reports for the Open Waters Festival

File includes a Promotions and Publicity Summary by Christopher Majka of Symphony Nova Scotia; correspondence and newspaper clippings related to the festival; revenue and expense statements; the final report to the Canada Council for the Arts; and correspondence with the Nova Scotia Arts Council confirming the completion and performance of Chris Palmer's commissioned work, "For Those Who Peril On the Sea."
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