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1969 Peterborough 'Come Scoglio' aria from Così fan tutte (side A)

Item is an audio recording of Sheila Piercey and Alex Gray performing "Come Scoglio" from Mozart's opera Cosi fan Tutte at Peterborough Opera Guild, on May 30, 1969. Label says tape recorder on floor pick up all the noise. The recording is on side A of audio cassette. (Side B is blank)

Act 1 Finale "Die Fledermaus" (side A)

Item is an audio recording of Sheila Piercey singing Act 1 Finale "Die Fledermaus" with Tom Clark (tenor) and Alexander Gray (baritone), undated. It also includes Sheila Piercey singing "Adele's Laughing Song." Handwritten notes on the label inserted in the case that reads: Side A: Act I Finale - Die Fledermaus, What a joy to be here, Laughing Song, Champagne's Delicious Bubbles, Sing to Love. Act II Finale - Die Fledermaus, Sonia's entrance Merry Widow, Vilia, Love in My Heart, Quite in the modern style, Merry Widow Waltz. The recording is on side A of audio cassette.

Actual performance at Dunn Theatre and Gloria Richard recital (side B)

Item is an audio recording of performance for "La Boheme" in the Rebecca Cohn Auditorium at the Dalhousie Arts Centre made by Sheila Piercey on September 17, 1980. Handwritten notes on the label inserted in the case read: "Side II. Actual performance on Sept 17/80. Plus recital by Gloria Richard (C.B.C. Sept 18/80) Beethoven, Brahms, Dupare." The recording is on side B of audio cassette.

Alastair MacLeod : A Cape Breton Christmas

  • MS-5-19, Box 1, Cassette 17; MS-5-19, Box 1, Cassette 18
  • File
  • December 1989
  • Part of Rock Meets Bone fonds

File contains one digital recording of the raw source audio used to create the Rock Meets Bone episode titled "A Cape Breton Christmas" with Alistair MacLeod, which aired on December 8, 1989.

Audition for Georg Tintner at Bethany, May 28, 1988 (side A)

File is an audio recording of Sheila Piercey's practice and rehearsal sessions with Dr. Walter Kemp for audition for Georg Tintner at Bethany United Church in Halifax on May 28, 1988. Handwritten notes on the cassette cover read: 1) Ode to St. Cecilia - Handel 2) O mio Babbino 3) Voi lo sapete Cavalleria 4) Boheme - Musetta
The recording is on side A of audio cassette.

Audition for Georg Tintner at Bethany, May 28, 1988 (side B)

File is an audio recording of Sheila Piercey's practice and rehearsal sessions with Dr. Walter Kemp for audition for Georg Tintner at Bethany United Church in Halifax on May 28, 1988. Handwritten notes on the cassette cover read: 1) Ode to St. Cecilia - Handel 2) O mio Babbino 3) Voi lo sapete Cavalleria 4) Boheme - Musetta
The recording is on side B of audio cassette.

Bach cantata no. 147 - November 22, 1985 (side A)

Item is an audio recording of Sheila Piercey singing "Bach Cantata no. 147" at St Andrew's United Church in Halifax on November 22, 1985. Handwritten notes on the label inserted in the case read: "Bach - Cantata no. 147: Herz und Mund und Tat und Leben, side I(A): 1 to 7 side II(B): 8 to 10, St Andrew's United Church, November 22, 1985." The recording is on side A of audio cassette.

Bach cantata no. 147 - November 22, 1985 (side B)

Item is an audio recording of Sheila Piercey singing "Bach Cantata no. 147" at St Andrew's United Church in Halifax on November 22, 1985. Handwritten notes on the label inserted in the case read: "Bach - Cantata no. 147: Herz und Mund und Tat und Leben, side I(A): 1 to 7 side II(B): 8 to 10, St Andrew's United Church, November 22, 1985." The recording is on side B of audio cassette.

Barber of seville : act III (side B)

Item is an audio recording of Act 3 from the Barber of Seville (COC tour) on November 26, 1968, in Truro, Nova Scotia. The recording is on side B of audio cassette.

Barber of seville act II (side A)

Item is an audio recording of Act 2 Sheila Piercey singing at the Barber of Seville (COC tour) on November 26, 1968, in Truro, Nova Scotia. The recording is on side A of audio cassette.

Bits and pieces (side A)

Item is an audio recording found on side A of an audio cassette created by Sheila Piercey. The recording includes excerpts of Sheila Piercey singing in Spanish, a recording of the one-act opera "The Old Maid and the Thief" by Gian Carlo Menotti, and a recording of Piercey and her mother discussing the secret of arias written for the role of Susanna in Mozart’s opera Le nozze di Figaro (Marriage of Figaro).

Carousel : acadia summer playhouse : part 1 of 2

Item is a reel-to-reel recording of CKWM-FM radio broadcast for "Carousel" (musical) presented at the Acadia Summer Playhouse at Acadia University, which aired on July 17, 1969. The recording is part 1 of 2.

Carousel : acadia summer playhouse : part 2 of 2

Item is a reel-to-reel recording of CKWM-FM radio broadcast for "Carousel" (musical) presented at the Acadia Summer Playhouse at Acadia University, which aired on July 17, 1969. The recording is part 2 of 2.

Cavalleria rusticana - November 16, 1986 (side A)

Item is an audio recording of Sheila Piercey performing in opera "Cavalleria Rusticana " at the Rebecca Cohn Auditorium at the Dalhousie Arts Centreon on November 16, 1986. Handwritten notes on the label inserted in the case read: "Cavalleria: taped by Lynn Morris, performance at Cohn, Walter Kemp (conductor). "Santuzza" - Sheila Piercey, "Turiddu" - Jeff Morris, "Lucia" - Elvira Gonnella, "Alfio" - Greg Servant, "Lola" - Diane Ashworth, Dalhousie Chorale (choirs)." The recording is on side A of audio cassette.

Cavalleria rusticana - November 16, 1986 (side B)

Item is an audio recording of Sheila Piercey performing in opera "Cavalleria Rusticana " at the Rebecca Cohn Auditorium at the Dalhousie Arts Centreon on November 16, 1986. Handwritten notes on the label inserted in the case read: "Cavalleria: taped by Lynn Morris, performance at Cohn, Walter Kemp (conductor). "Santuzza" - Sheila Piercey, "Turiddu" - Jeff Morris, "Lucia" - Elvira Gonnella, "Alfio" - Greg Servant, "Lola" - Diane Ashworth, Dalhousie Chorale (choirs)." The recording is on side B of audio cassette.

Cavalleria rusticana rehearsal - October 16,1986 (side A)

Item is an audio recording by Sheila Piercey on October 16, 1986. Handwritten notes on the label inserted in the case read: "Cavalleria Rusticana rehearsal with Stuart Hamilton at Dalhousie Art Centre with Jeff Morris and Sheila Piercey (Santuzza)." The recording is on side A of audio cassette.

Cavalleria rusticana rehearsal - October 16,1986 (side B)

Item is an audio recording by Sheila Piercey on October 16, 1986. Handwritten notes on the label inserted in the case read: "Cavalleria Rusticana rehearsal with Stuart Hamilton at Dalhousie Art Centre with Jeff Morris and Sheila Piercey (Santuzza)." The recording is on side B of audio cassette.

CBC radio recording and Sheila's practice session

Item is an audio recording of a CBC Radio 2 interview with Angela Meade(soprano) and Ryan Smith(tenor), the winners of the Metropolitan Opera National Council Auditions (2007), recorded by Sheila Piercey in 2009. The last five minutes (34:52) of the recording is Sheila Piercey's practice session on October 18, 2009. (outside spine label says Practice January 3, 2003).

CBC radio recording of "Le Rossignol" and few thoughts (side A)

Item is an audio recording of CBC radio regarding the opera "Le Rossignol/The Nightingale " that Sheila Piercey (title role) performed in 1957, followed by a recording on April 8, 1994, of Sheila talking about the early days of her music career as well as her personal life. The recording is on side A of audio cassette.

CBC radio recording of "Le Rossignol" and few thoughts (side B)

Item is an audio recording of CBC radio regarding the opera "Le Rossignol/The Nightingale" that Sheila Piercey (title role) performed in 1957, followed by a recording on April 8, 1994, of Sheila talking about the early days of her music career as well as her personal life. The recording is on side B of audio cassette.

CBC radio recording of valentine's concert, February 14, 1982 (side A)

Item is a concert recording of Sheila Piercey and Elvira Gonnella performing the duet 'I Will Choose the Handsome Dark One' from Cosi fan tutte for the concert titled "Valentine Serenade" in the Rebecca Cohn Auditorium at the Dalhousie Arts Centre on February 14, 1982, that aired on CBC Radio. The recording is on side A of audio cassette.

CBC radio recording of valentine's concert, February 14, 1982 (side B)

Item is a concert recording of Sheila Piercey and Elvira Gonnella performing the duet 'I Will Choose the Handsome Dark One' from Cosi fan tutte for the concert titled "Valentine Serenade" in the Rebecca Cohn Auditorium at the Dalhousie Arts Centre on February 14, 1982, that aired on CBC Radio. The recording is on side B of audio cassette.

Chateau Lake Louise

Item is a reel-to-reel recording of a recital by Sheila Piercey (soprano) and John Linn (music director) at Chateau Lake Louise. Handwritten notes inside of the box lid read: Chateau Lake Louise
"Laughing song"
"Songs my mother taught me"
"My fair lady"
"The poplar tree"

Mozart - "Alleluia" - Sheila Piercey
Puccini - "O mio Babbino Caro" - Sheila Piercey
"When Love is Kind" A.L - Sheila Piercey

Schumann - John Linn (played) 7 pieces (from Kinderszenen "Scenes from Childhood")
George Gershwin - John Linn
Ritual fire dance - John Linn
Malagueñ (a song by Cuban composer Ernesto Lecuona) - John Linn

Mendelssohn - "On Wings of Song"
"Still as the Night"
"Songs My Mother Taught Me"
"The Whispering Poplar"
"As I Went a Roaming" - By May H. Brahe

CHNS solitude , John Arab & Sheila Piercey - February 18, 1962

Item is a reel-to-reel recording of John Arab (baritone) and Sheila Piercey (soprano) singing at CHNS Solitude radio broadcast on February 18, 1962. Handwritten notes on the reel box read:
featuring Ray Calder at Hammond Organ
1. Serenade - Ray
2. John : The World Is Mine Tonight
3. Ray : Romance
4. Sheila : "Getting to Know You" from the King and I (#165 on tape)
5. Ray : Persuaisan Waltz
C.O.C. The Capital Theatre, Le Boheme February 19, 1962

Dr. Dennis Farrell (side A)

Item is an audio recording of Dr. Dennis Farrell's piano accompaniment. The recording is on side A of audio cassette. Labelled: (0-25) Dr. Farrell playing accompaniment only (compositions by D.F.) - Infanta's aria, duet "Night Song"

Dress rehearsal for valentine's concert (side A)

Item is an audio recording of dress rehearsal by Sheila Piercey for the concert titled "Valentine Serenade" held in the Rebecca Cohn Auditorium at the Dalhousie Arts Centre on February 14, 1982. The recording is on side A of audio cassette.

Dress rehearsal for valentine's concert (side B)

Item is an audio recording of dress rehearsal by Sheila Piercey for the concert titled "Valentine Serenade" held in the Rebecca Cohn Auditorium at the Dalhousie Arts Centre on February 14, 1982. The recording is on side B of audio cassette.

Dress rehearsal of Dr. Dennis Farrell's concert (side A)

Item is an audio recording of the second rehearsal for "La Boheme" in the Rebecca Cohn Auditorium at the Dalhousie Arts Centre made by Sheila Piercey on February 11, 1981. Handwritten notes on the label inserted in the case read: "Side I: Sept 16/80 Dress rehearsal of Dr. Dennis Farrell’s compositions at Dunn Theatre -Sheila’s selections with Elvira Gonnella, Teresa Simons, Jeff Morris, Tim Matthew + John MacDonald." The recording is on side A of audio cassette.

Dress rehearsal of Orphée by Gluck - February 1, 1988

Item is an audio recording of Sheila Piercey's dress rehearsal session of Orphée by Gluck, (Eurydice's solo) at St. Theresa's church in Halifax on February 1, 1988. The recording is on side A of audio cassette. (Side B is blank.)

Dress rehearsal, Orfeo by Pergolesi - June-July, 1987 (side A)

File is an audio recording by Sheila Piercey in June-July, 1987 with handwritten notes on the label inserted in the cassette case that reads: "Side A: Maritime Conservatory of Music 100th birthday gala performance at the Rebecca Cohn Auditorium at the Dalhousie Arts Centre, June 18, 1987 (dress performance) rehearsal Side B: Von Stade from Roy Thomson Hall, CBC FM, July 5, 1987 " The recording is on side A of audio cassette.

Episode 10, Peter Lieberson

File contains one digital recording of the Rock Meets Bone episode titled "A newcomer's view" with Peter Lieberson, which aired on November 24, 1989.

Episode 12, Alastair MacLeod

File contains one digital recording of the Rock Meets Bone episode titled "A Cape Breton Christmas" with Alistair MacLeod, which aired on December 8, 1989. The recording is on side B.

Episode 2, Helen Creighton

File contains one digital recording of the Rock Meets Bone episode titled "Nova Scotia Gold : part one" with local folklorist Helen Creighton, which aired on September 29, 1989.

Episode 3, Clary Croft

File contains one digital recording of the Rock Meets Bone episode titled "Nova Scotia Gold : part two" with Clary Croft, which aired on October 6, 1989.

Episode 4, Robbie O'Neill

File contains one digital recording of the Rock Meets Bone episode titled "Tighten the Traces, Haul in the Reins" with Robbie O'Neill (with music by Nathan Curry), which aired on October 13, 1989. The recording is on side A.

Episode 5, Sarah Denny

File contains one digital recording of the Rock Meets Bone episode titled "Rescued Voices" with Sarah Denny, which aired on October 20, 1989.

Episode 6, George Elliott Clarke

File contains one digital recording of the Rock Meets Bone episode titled "Black life in Digby County" with George Elliott Clarke, which aired on October 27, 1989.
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