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Analytical excerpts and programs for various composers

File contains Anthony Pugh's handwritten analytical excerpts for the Manfred overture by Robert Schumann, Cariolan overture by Ludwig van Beethoven, Piano Concerto No.14 in E-flat major, K.449 by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, and an unidentified work by Johann Sebastian Bach. The file also includes programs for the Brunswick String Quartet and Valerie Tyron's Waater Baker Memorial Concert, both with program notes by Anthony Pugh.

Analytical excerpts, research notes, and program notes for various composers

File contains Anthony Pugh's handwritten analytical excerpts, research notes, and drafts of program notes for compositions by the following composers: E. Broughton, Sergei Rachmaninoff, Arthur Bliss, Ludwig van Beethoven, Charles Villiers Stanford, Maurice Ravel, Claude Debussy, Igor Stravinsky, Johann Strauss, Johannes Brahms, and Dmitry Sitkovesky. The file also contains a copy of a National Arts Centre program, which Pugh presumably used in his research, and a program from the 16th Annual Festival of Chamber Music and All that Jazz in Fredericton, New Brunswick. The file also contains a numerical coded index of composers and works, and a list of works and composers (also coded) that Anthony Pugh studied, listened to on his own records and borrowed records, heard on radio broadcasts, and heard on his own and borrowed tapes from 1980 to 1982.

Anthony Pugh fonds

  • MS-2-26
  • Fonds
  • 1934-2004

Fonds consists of research notes, program notes, annotated copies of sheet music, and programs of performances, used and created by Anthony Pugh in his work as a program note writer. Most of his research and program notes date from his time at the University of New Brunswick (UNB) where, in addition to his duties in the French Department, he worked closely with the UNB and Saint Thomas University Creative Arts Committee, organizing concerts. He also worked as a program note writer for the Atlantic Symphony Orchestra.

Pugh, Anthony

Correspondence and programs from Marc Sabat

File contains correspondence from Marc Sabat of the Tempest String Quartet (also including Sheila McDonald, Anthony Rapoport, and Katja Linfield) regarding their performances in Fredericton, New Brunswick. The file also includes a copy of the press release for their June 8, 1988 concert, and a copy of the program from the concert.

Glyndebourne Festival Opera : [program]

  • MS-2-26, Box 5, Folder 8
  • File
  • June 11, 1957 - August 13, 1957
  • Part of Anthony Pugh fonds

File contains the programme book from the 1957 Glyndebourne Festival Opera season, which Anthony Pugh attended. He likely kept the program for future reference and research.

Program and research notes pertaining to Delius

File contains research and program notes by Anthony Pugh on Frederick Delius. The file also includes a program for a performance of Delius's "A Mass for Life," performed by the Liverpool Philharmonic Society, conducted by J.E. Wallace, which Pugh collected and used in his research.

Program notes

Series contains research notes, drafts, and annotated copies of scores used and created by Anthony Pugh in the process of writing program notes for various classical music concerts in Fredericton, New Brunswick and Cambridge, England.

Program notes for Beethoven's string quartets

File contains program notes and programs for a series of concerts by the Brunswick String Quartet, resident musicians at the University of New Brunswick. The concerts featured Ludwig van Beethoven's string quartets and were presented by the Creative Arts Committee of UNB and Saint Thomas University.

Program notes for Beethoven's string quartets

File contains program notes and programs for a series of concerts by the Brunswick String Quartet, resident musicians at the University of New Brunswick. The concerts featured Ludwig van Beethoven's string quartets and were presented by the Creative Arts Committee of UNB and Saint Thomas University. The file also includes a program for a piano concert by Valerie Tryon (February 19, 1975) at The Fredericton Playhouse, presented by the Creative Arts Committee, which included Beethoven's Sonata in A major, op. 101.

Program notes for individual works

File contains miscellaneous program notes by Anthony Pugh, written for individual pieces, i.e., not incorporated into the program notes for a complete concert. The works include Sonata No. 3 in E Major by Johann Sebastian Bach; Wozzeck by Alban Berg; String Quartet in A minor, op. 51, no. 2 by Johannes Brahms; Quintet in B minor for clarinet and strings, op. 115 by Brahms; Ballade no. 1 in G minor, op. 23 by Frederic Chopin; Symphony No. 103 in E-flat by Franz Joseph Haydn; Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini by Sergei Rachmaninoff; Symphony No. 4 in D minor, op. 120 by Robert Schumann; Sonata in A minor for arpeggione with piano by Franz Schubert; String Quartet No. 8 in C minor, op. 110 by Dmitri Shostakovich; String Quartet in E minor by Bedřich Smetana; Die Meistersinger by Richard Wagner; and Konzertstück for piano and orchestra by Anton Weber.

Program notes pertaining to Bruckner

File contains drafts of program notes by Anthony Pugh concerning music by Anton Bruckner. The file also includes a program from a performance by the Orchestre Philharmonique de Radio France (April 2, 1999) which featured Bruckner's "Te Deum" and Symphonie no. 9 (program notes by Violaine Anger).

Program notes pertaining to Chopin

File contains drafts of program notes and research by Anthony Pugh concerning music by Frederic Chopin. The file includes the booklet from a record of Chopin's Waltzes by Arthur Rubenstein, presumably used by Pugh in his research, and a partial program from a concert at the University of New Brunswick as part of the annual Walter Baker concert series.

Program notes pertaining to Fauré

File contains drafts of program notes by Anthony Pugh about compositions by Gabriel Fauré, including his Ballade for Piano and Orchestra, op. 19; Fantasie for piano and orchestra, op. 111; Elegie in C minor, op. 24; Requiuem; Barcarolles; and the Dolly Suite, op. 56.

Program notes pertaining to Franck

File contains drafts of program notes by Anthony Pugh about compositions by Cesar Franck. The file also includes a program for a concert by the Duo Pach (Joseph and Arlene Nimmons Pach), Paul Campbell, Jutta Puchhammer, Paul Pulford, and Heather Toews at the University of New Brunswick, presented by the UNB and Saint Thomas University Creative Arts committee. The program includes program notes by Anthony Pugh.

Program notes pertaining to Haydn

File contains drafts of program notes by Anthony Pugh pertaining to works by Franz Joseph Haydn and programs from concerts by the Brunswick String Quartet, presented by the Creative Arts society of the University of New Brunswick and Saint Thomas University.

Program notes pertaining to Mozart

File contains drafts of program notes by Anthony Pugh pertaining to string quartets by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, and programs from concerts by the Brunswick String Quartet at the University of New Brunswick.

Program notes pertaining to Mozart

File contains drafts of program notes by Anthony Pugh pertaining to works by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Sonata in D, K. 576 and Clarinet Concerto in A, K. 622.

Program notes pertaining to Mozart

File contains drafts of program notes by Anthony Pugh pertaining to operas by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, "Le nozze di Figaro" and "Die Zauberflöte," and a program from a concert by the Brunswick String Quartet at the University of New Brunswick.

Program notes pertaining to Mozart

File contains drafts of program notes by Anthony Pugh pertaining to works by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart and programs from concerts by the Brunswick String Quartet at the University of New Brunswick.

Program notes pertaining to Mozart

File contains drafts of program notes by Anthony Pugh pertaining to works by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart and programs from concerts by the Brunswick String Quartet at the University of New Brunswick.

Program notes pertaining to Prokofiev

File contains drafts of program notes by Anthony Pugh pertaining to works by Sergei Prokofiev and two programs, one used in Pugh's research from an Orchestre de Paris concert, and the other from the 8th Annual Summer Festival of Chamber Music at the University of New Brunswick (1973).

Program notes pertaining to Wagner and Webern

File contains drafts of program notes by Anthony Pugh pertaining to works by Richard Wagner and Anton Webern. The file also includes three complete programs (with notes by Pugh) from Atlantic Symphony Orchestra concerts and a complete program from a Walter Baker Memorial Concert with the Canadian Chamber Ensemble.

Program notes pertaining to Wolf

File contains a program for a Brunswick String Quartet performance at the University of New Brunswick, featuring Hugo Wolf's "Italian Serenade." The program notes are by Anthony Pugh.

Program notes pertaining to works by Beethoven

File contains program notes and programs for concerts containing music by Ludwig van Beethoven, including piano trios, piano quartets, piano sonatas, violin sonatas, string quartets, and symphonies. The file includes programs for performances by the Brunswick String Quartet and Vladimir Levtov (piano), which were presented by the University of New Brunswick and Saint Thomas University Creative Arts Committee.

Program notes, essays, handouts, and correspondence pertaining to Berlioz

File contains program notes, a short essay, and a handout on Hector Berlioz's Symphonie Fantastique. The file also includes correspondence from David F. Bell regarding Pugh's submission to a Nineteenth-Century French Studies Colloquium at Duke University (Durham, North Carolina) and from Professor H.W.W. Warman of the University of Lancaster inviting Pugh to deliver a lecture on Berlioz's Symphonie Fantastique.

Research and program notes for composers A to C

File contains drafts of program notes pertaining to the following composers: Hugo Alfvén, Juan Crisostomo de Arriaga, Benjamin Britten, Bela Bartok, Aaron Copland, Ernest Chausson, Arcangelo Corelli, and Jean Coulthard. The file also includes a copy of a newspaper article on Carl Czerny and a copy of a magazine article on Charles-Valentin Alkan (both used in Pugh's research).

Research and program notes for composers B

File contains drafts of program notes and research notes pertaining to the following composers: Arthur Benjamin, Arnold Bax, Samuel Barber, Luciano Berio, Carl Philip Emmanuel Bach, Franz Berwald, Ernst Bloch, Max Bruch, Lennox Berkeley, Georges Bizet, Luigi Boccherini, Alexander Borodin, and Samuel Barber. The file includes the completed program (including Pugh's program notes) for a concert by the resident musicians of the University of New Brunswick (Arlene Nimmons Pach, piano; Joseph Pach, violin; Paul Campbell, violin; Paul Pulford, cello) on January 29, 1989 at Memorial Hall, UNB, presented by the Creative Arts Committee of the Universities of New Brunswick and Saint Thomas. The concert featured Bloch's "Three Nocturnes" for piano, cello, and violin.

Research and program notes for composers D to F

File contains drafts of program notes and research collected by Anthony Pugh (including programs) concerning music by the following composers: Ditters von Dittersdorf, Ernst von Dohnanyi, Franco Donatoni, Paul Dukas, Manuel de Falla, Benjamin Frankel, and Vincent d'Indy.

Research and program notes for composers G to L

File contains drafts of, and research for, program notes by Anthony Pugh pertaining to the following composers: Giovanni Gabrieli, Francesco Geminiani, George Gershwin, Alexander Glazounov, Christoph Willibald Gluck, Mikhail Glinka, Edvard Grieg, Johan Halvorsen, George Frideric Handel, Franz Joseph Haydn, Paul Hindemith, Josef Holbrooke, Arthur Honnegger, Johann Nepomuk Hummel, Gustav Holst, Charles Ives, Dmitry Kabalevsky, Aram Khachaturian, Zoltan Kodaly, Édouard Lalo, Witold Lutoslawski, and Fritz Kreisler. As part of his research, Pugh analyzed music scores, and the annotated scores for Zoltan Kodaly's Cello Sonata, Op. 8 and Charles Ives' "The Unanswered Question," are included in the file.

The file also includes two programs for which Pugh wrote program notes: a concert presented by University of New Brunswick and Saint Thomas University Creative Arts society, "I Musici de Montreal" with Yuli Turovsky, conductor and cellist; and a Creative Arts concert by the resident musicians of UNB (January 29, 1989). Two other programs from concerts by the Liverpool Philharmonic Society are included as they were part of his research. The file also includes a letter to Anthony Pugh from "Don" (dated August 25, 1957 from Keele, England), which includes information on Hindemith.

Research and program notes for composers M to L

File contains drafts of program notes and research notes by Anthony Pugh pertaining to works by the following composers: Frank Martin, Bohuslav Martinu, Nicolas Medtner, Gian Carlo Menotti, Darius Milhaud,Michael R. Miller, Klaro Mizerit, Pierre Mercure, Ernest John Moeran, Modest Mussorgsky, Nicolai Paganini, Ricardo Pick-Mangiagalli, Oskar Morawetz, Henry Purcell, Jules Massanet, Gaetano Pugnani, Michael Parker, and Francis Poulenc. The file also contains a program for the New Brunswick Summer Music Festival (August 21-24, 2002), for which Pugh wrote program notes, and programs used by Pugh in his research, including those from the Edinburgh International Festival of Music and Drama, the Liverpool Philharmonic Society, and the National Youth Orchestra of Canada. The file also contains two letters from Michael R. Miller to Anthony Pugh about a reading by Allan Cooper at the Fredericton Playhouse premiere performance of Quintet Equinox by Canadian composer Michael R. Miller.

Research and program notes for composers R

File contains drafts of program notes by Anthony Pugh pertaining to works by the following composers: Ottorino Respighi, Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov, Gioachino Rossini, Albert Roussel, Franz Reizenstein, and Max Reger. The file also contains three programs that Pugh used in his research from the Théâtre des Champs-Élysées, the Edinburgh International Festival of Music and Drama, and the London Symphony Orchestra.

Research and program notes for composers S

File contains drafts of program notes by Anthony Pugh pertaining to works by the following composers: Arnold Schonberg, Jan Pieterszn Sweelinck, Alexander Scriabin, Bedřich Smetana, Johann Strauss, and Franz von Suppé. The file also contains two programs from the Liverpool Philharmonic Society and one from the Maine Center for the Arts, used in Pugh's research; and a complete program for a concert by Duo New Brunswick at the University of New Brunswick, with program notes by Anthony Pugh.

Research and program notes for composers T to W

File contains drafts of program notes and research notes by Anthony Pugh pertaining to works by the following composers: Ambroise Thomas, Viktor Ullman, Henri Vieuxtemps, Henryk Wieniawski, Peter Warlock, Lubomir Zelezny, Anton Webern, and Alexander von Zemlinsky. The file also includes three programs: "The Emperor of Atlantis," presented by the Terezin Studio Project in Halifax, Wolfville, Fredericton, Charlottetown, and Antigonish;"The Passion" by Raymond Warren at The Queen's University of Belfast; and the Walter Baker Memorial Concert with the Canadian Chamber Ensemble at the Fredericton Playhouse.

Research and program notes for various composers

File contains research notes and drafts of program notes by Anthony Pugh pertaining to the works of Robert Schumann, Franz Schubert, Ludwig van Beethoven, Niccola Porpora, Joseph Haydn, Gioachino Rossini, Felix Mendelssohn, and Jean Sibelius. The file also contains programs used in his research, including those from the Biggar Music Club, Radio France, Orchestre de Paris, and the Atlantic Symphony Orchestra (includes program notes by Pugh).

Research and program notes pertaining to Bach

File contains drafts of program notes, research notes, and programs for concerts containing music by Johann Sebastian Bach. The file is organized by type of music, including choral, instrumental, piano, solo violin and cello, concertos, and suites. Most of the program notes were written for concerts in Fredericton, with the exception of some notes from when Pugh was at Pembroke College in Cambridge, England. The file includes programs for performances at Christ Church Cathedral (Fredericton Chamber Players and Chamber Choir, directed by David Adams and Jeffrey Campbell); Wilmot United Church (Fredericton Choral Society and Chamber Orchestra, conducted by Douglas Hodgkinson); Edinburgh International Festival of Music and Drama (used for research, program notes not written by Pugh); and Memorial Hall, University of New Brunswick (Fredericton Chamber Orchestra conducted by Harrison Roper). The file also includes longer essays on the Saint Matthew Passion by Pugh.

Research and program notes pertaining to Bach's organ music

File contains drafts of program notes, research notes, and programs for concerts containing music by Johann Sebastian Bach. The file includes programs for performances at Schade's Restaurant (Fredericton, New Brunswick) and Christ Church Cathedral (Fredericton, organ works performed by Jeffrey Campbell). The file also includes Pugh's ticket to a concert by Quartetto Gelato, presented by the Creative Arts Committee of the Universities of New Brunswick and Saint Thomas (March 27, 1994).

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