File contains copies of each of the four compositions: "Titania's Waltz"'; "Weeping Willows"; "In the Rushes"; and "Soughing Pines." The work was dedicated to Paolo Gallico (1868–1955). Each piece bears an inscription to Ellen Ballon, Goldmark's student in 1909. The pieces were published by the Oliver Ditson Company in Boston in 1908.
File contains copies of the manuscripts for two untitled pieces by George Barati (born Gyorgy Braunstein), written at the MacDowell Colony between June 19 and June 22, 1948. The first composition is dedicated to his wife, Ruth.
File includes liner notes, recording timing notes, and notes for corrections to the score, all for the recording of Heitor Villa-Lobos' first piano concerto. The liner notes were written by Ralph Gustafson, a friend of Villa-Lobos and Ellen Ballon, to whom the concerto is dedicated and who performed the concerto for its recording in 1948. The concerto was written in Rio de Janeiro in 1945. The file includes directions for transcribing Villa-Lobos' piano concerto from the records of its American premiere in Dallas, Texas with the Dallas Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Antal Dorati.
File contains two copies of the first and second trombone parts and one copy of the third and fourth trombone part for Heitor Villa Lobos' first piano concerto, dedicated to Ellen Ballon. The parts were copied by Fran Averede.
File also includes a clipping about Ellen Ballon's agent, Andrew Schulhof, and a ticket for a performance at Plateau Hall in Montreal featuring Ellen Ballon performing Heitor Villa-Lobos' first piano concerto with the CBC Symphony Orchestra.
File contains an autographed photograph of Sir Ernest MacMillan, the conductor of the Toronto Symphony Orchestra, in commemoration of a performance with Ellen Ballon of Heitor Villa-Lobos' first piano concerto.
File contains a photograph of Douglas Clarke (Dean of the Faculty of Music at McGill University from 1930 to 1955), Ellen Ballon, Frank Cyril James (Principal and Vice Chancellor of McGill University from 1939 until 1962), and an unknown man, standing in front of three microphones for radio stations: CKVL, CFCF, and CKAC. The photograph may have been taken at one of the concerts celebrating the 50th anniversary of the McGill Conservatorium.
File contains a framed reproduction of the front cover of The McGill News (Winter 1954), featuring Ellen Ballon and the Canadian operatic soprano Pauline Donalda receiving their honorary doctorates. The photograph is in black and white but the banner for the magazine is in colour.
File consists of a poster for the world premiere of Scott Macmillan's "The Three that Seek My Heart," performed by the Halifax Camerata Singers as part of the St. Cecilia Concert Series at St. Andrew's United Church in Halifax, Nova Scotia.
File contains a poster for the Halifax Camerata Singers' performance of Johann Sebastian Bach's B Minor Mass with Symphony Nova Scotia and the Truro Cantabile Singers. The concert was part of the St. Cecilia Concert Series and was held at St. Andrew's United Church in Halifax, Nova Scotia.
File contains a poster for the Musique Saint Bernard concert series, held in Saint-Bernard, Nova Scotia. The series included a concert by the Halifax Camerata Singers on June 2, 2002, as well as The Three Sopranos (Sung-Ha Shin-Bouey, Paula Rockwell, and Sally Dibblee) on June 16, 2002; Patricia Creigton (flute) and Peter Allen (piano) on June 23, 2002; The Canadian Chamber Choir directed by Iwan Edwards on August 11, 2002; Novus on September 8, 2002; David MacDonald (organ) on September 15, 2002; and Symphony Nova Scotia with Lara St. John on September 22, 2002.
File contains a poster for a concert by the Halifax Camerata Singers performed in collaboration with the First Baptist Girls' Choir, The Maritime Brass, Shawn Whynot, and Michael Baker at the Presbyterian Church of St. David in Halifax, Nova Scotia.
File contains a poster for a concert by the Halifax Camerata Singers in collaboration with the Symphony Nova Scotia Chorus. The concert included the world premiere of the Young Composer Competition and took place at St. Patrick's Church in Halifax, Nova Scotia.
File contains two copies of a poster for a concert by the Halifax Camerata Singers in collaboration with Jeff Reilly on bass clarinet at the First Baptist Church in Halifax, Nova Scotia and the St. James United Church in Antigonish, Nova Scotia.
File contains two copies of a poster for a concert by the Halifax Camerata Singers in collaboration with Camerata Xara Young Women's Choir and John Hancock (CBC Radio National Sports Host), which took place at the First Baptist Church in Halifax, Nova Scotia.
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).
File contains drafts of program notes and research notes for concerts containing concertos by Ludwig van Beethoven. The file also includes two pages of handwritten notes on Hector Berlioz's Symphonie Fantastique, edited by Nicholas Temperley.