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The Damnation of Faust by Hector Berlioz : research notes

File contains handwritten notes on the story of Hector Berlioz's "La damnation de Faust, Op. 24" (1846), written for four soloists, children's chorus, seven-part choir, and orchestra. The notes are possibly for a pre-concert lecture or program notes for a concert.

Programs from the Halifax Ladies Musical Club

File contains two programs with performances by members of the Halifax Ladies Musical Club: "An Evening with Canadian Creative Composers" with a lecture by Dr. J.D. Logan (November 1, 1921) and a "Debate" between the old masters and modern composers (November 21, 1922). File also contains two programs presented by the Club, for performances by the Hart House String Quartet (Geza de Kresz, Harry Adaskin, Milton Blackstone and Boris Hambourg) (November 28, 1924) and the Hambourg Trio (Greza de Kresz, Reginald Stewart, and Boris Hambourg) (January 11, 1924).

Program from Nelson Hall

File contains two copies of a program for a recital given by Mrs. Chester MacDonald (soprano), Julius Silverman (violin), and Mrs. H.W. Dodwell (piano), presented by the Local Council of Women. The date of the recital has been revised from November 25, 1924 to December 9, 1924.

Program from the Arena in Toronto

File contains an official souvenir programme from the Toronto Musical Festival, commemorating the opening of the Arena in Toronto, Ontario. The program includes performances by Nahan Franko and members of the Metropolitan Opera and Philharmonic Orchestras of New York.

Program from the Toronto Conservatory of Music

File contains programs from concerts presented at the Toronto Conservatory of Music, including performances by the Flonzaley Quartet (Adolfo Betti, Alfred Pochon, Ugo Ara, Iwan D'Archambeau); Toronto String Quartette (Frank E. Blachford, Roland Roberts, F. Converse Smith, Frederic Nicolai); and Constance Martin (piano).

Souvenir program from the Arlington Theatre

File contains a program from a production of the comic opera "Robin Hood" by Harry B. Smith and Reginald de Koven, presented by the Boston Opera Company at the Arlington Theatre in Boston, Massachusetts.

Programs from the Symphony Hall

File contains three season programs and one season poster for concerts by the Boston Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Pierre Monteux. The file also includes John Daniel Logan's ticket stub from one of the performances and an annotated newspaper clipping of a review by Philip Hale on one of the Symphony's performances. One of the programs is for a concert given for the Handel and Haydn Society Centenary (1815-1915) at the Symphony Hall in Boston, Massachusetts; the program includes extensive historical notes on the Society.

Music writing : [manuscripts]

File contains handwritten manuscript notes compiled by David Murray to introduce pieces during radio broadcasts. File contains manuscript material discussing the career and influences of Frederic Chopin.

Handwritten manuscript of a radio introduction piece about Frédéric Chopin

Item consists of a five-page, 479-word handwritten manuscript written by David Murray. Item consists of an introductory piece about the career and influences of Frédéric Chopin, written for a radio broadcast introducing the playing of Chopin's Nocturne No. 13 (about "the march of fate crushing a life") and its "direct opposite", Waltz Op. 70, No. 1, "the very essence of gaity [sic] and sprightfulness."

Symphony No. 1

Item is a copy of Constant Lambert's reduction of William Boyce's first symphony, with pencil annotations and analysis by Anthony Pugh.

Sonate pour piano

Item is a copy of Henri Dutilleux's Sonata for piano, with pencil annotations and analysis by Anthony Pugh.

Quatuor à cordes No. 2, op. 50

Item is a copy of Jacques Hétu's final manuscript for his second string quartet, with pencil annotations and analysis by Anthony Pugh.

Hétu, Jacques

Sinfonia No. 78

Item is a copy of Haydn's Symphony No. 78, with pencil annotations and analysis by Anthony Pugh.

Sinfonietta

Item is a copy of Leoš Janáček's "Sinfonietta" for orchestra, with pencil annotations and analysis by Anthony Pugh.

Listy důvěrné

Item is a copy of Leoš Janáček's "Listy důvěrné" for orchestra, with pencil annotations and analysis by Anthony Pugh.

Symphonie No. 30

Item is a copy of Mozart's Symphony No. 30, annotated in pencil by Anthony Pugh.

Sonate no. 4, op. 27

Item is a copy of one of Eugène Ysaÿe's Six Sonatas for solo violin, annotated in pencil by Pugh.

Trio, op. 3

Item is a copy of Zemlinsky's clarinet trio for piano, cello, and clarinet, annotated in pencil by Pugh.

O Blätter, dürre Blätter

Item is a copy of the song "O Blätter, dürre Blätter" for voice and piano, from Zemlinsky's Gesänge. The copy is annotated in pencil by Anthony Pugh.

Irmelin Rose, op. 7, no. 4

Item is a copy of the song "Irmelin Rose" for voice and piano, from Zemlinsky's 5 Gesänge. The copy is annotated in pencil by Anthony Pugh.

Turmwächterlied, op. 8, no. 1

Item is a copy of the song "Turmwächterlied" for voice and piano, from Zemlinsky's 4 Gesänge. The copy is annotated in pencil by Anthony Pugh.

Research notes, newsletters, correspondence, and programs

File consists of various research materials on music collected by Anthony Pugh. The file includes the newsletter of the New Brunswick Registered Music Teachers' Association (January 1972); correspondence from the Institute for Bach Studies; list of music positions and organizations in the Fredericton area; a chronological list of music compositions; and two program notes written by Anthony Pugh.

Posters

Series contains posters for concerts by the Halifax Camerata Singers, including those performed with various guest artists and ensembles, including several collaborations with Symphony Nova Scotia. Most of the concerts took place in Halifax, Nova Scotia, with some elsewhere in Nova Scotia, and in Prince Edward Island and Alberta.

Songs and dances : music in motion : [poster]

File contains a poster for a concert by the Halifax Camerata Singers in collaboration with their Youth Mentoring Program. The concert was a benefit for the St. Patrick's Church Restoration Society and was held at St. Patrick's Church in Halifax, Nova Scotia.

Psalmo with guests : [poster]

File contains two copies of a poster for a concert by the Halifax Camerata Singers in collaboration with Andrew Pickett, Shawn Whynot, Ellen Gibling, D'Arcy Gray, and singers of the Camerata Youth Mentoring Program. The concert took place at the First Baptist Church in Halifax, Nova Scotia.
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