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Programs from the Majestic Theatre

File contains musical and theatrical programs for performances by Florence Glossop-Harris company; The Dumbells; Halifax Choral Union and Conservatory Orchestra, directed by Ifan Williams; Boston English Opera Company; Martin Harvey and N. de Silva; F. James Carroll Players; Boston Symphony Ensemble, directed by Augusto Vannini; Madame Germaine Schnitzer and George M. McDonald, accompanied by Marjorie Payne; and the Halifax Philharmonic Society.

Programs from the School for the Blind

File contains programs for the following recitals presented at the Halifax School for the Blind: Michel Sciapiro (violin), presented by the Halifax Ladies' Musical Club; Mildred Dilling (harp), with Rose E. Seguin (soprano) and orchestra (conducted by L. Dorothea Webb); and an organ and vocal recital with unknown performers.

Program from the Universalist Church

File contains a program from a recital, "Gems from the Oratorios," given at the Universalist Church on Brunswick Street, Halifax by the church choir and various members of the congregation: J.A. Cumming, Miss. L. Collins, Mr. A. Penny, Mr. Ruffell, Mr. A.L. Smith, Mrs. T.L. Covey, Allan M. Reid, Mrs. S. Stead, Mrs. Croucher, Miss. Ouseley, Mr. Herbert Walker, Mrs. Covey, Mr. Abbott Cumming, and Mr. Alexander.

Programs from the Arena in Montreal

File contains programs from concerts by Clara Butt and Kennerley Rumford, from their tour of Canada in 1914. File also contains a newspaper clipping with comments from Clara Butt on their Canadian tour and the state of music in Canada. The article mentions performances in Toronto, the Arena in Montreal, and in Vancouver.

Programs from Hart House Theatre

File contains programs from recitals presented at the Hart House Theatre, including the Hart House String Quartet (Geza de Kresz, Harry Adaskin, Milton Blackstone, and Boris Hambourg); Bertram Forsyth (prose and poetry, assisted by Colin McPhee); Geza de Kresz (violin, with Norah Drewett on piano); and a Beethoven centenary commemoration presented by the Hart House String Quartet, Kilbourn String Quartet (Gustave Tinlot, Gerald Kunz, Samuel Belov, and Paul Kefer), and London String Quartet (James Levy, Thomas Petrie, H. Waldo Warner, and Warwick Evans).

Program from Windsor Hall

File contains a souvenir program for the debut recital of one of Boris Hambourg's students, Brahm Sand (cello), accompanied by Bluma Sand on piano.

Program from the St. James Theatre

File contains two copies of a program for a concert by the People's Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Emil Mollenhauer with Stuart Mason, assistant conductor. The program notes were written by Warren Storey Smith.

Promotional pamphlet on the Aeolian Singers

File contains a pamphlet with biographical information on the Aeolian Singers, commendations, and press reviews. The Aeolian Singers included Lynndale Byers (alto); Frank Odell (tenor); James Logue (baritone); and Jack George (bass).

Kafka's chair : row material

File contains the manuscript and four annotated copies of the tone row for "Kafka's Chair" by Paul Cram in prime, retrograde, inversion, retrograde inversion, and transposed forms. The manuscript also includes the "Entree" from Cram's "B-flat Restaurant" at concert pitch.

Cram, Paul

Strong and free : [score]

File contains two annotated copies of "Strong and Free," a composition by Paul Cram written at concert pitch, which improvises on motives from "O Canada."

Cram, Paul

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

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-

Muraille de Cayne : tenor saxophone

File contains two copies of the tenor saxophone part of a composition entitled "Muraille de Cayne." "Robert Leriche" is handwritten at the bottom of one of the parts, potentially indicating him as the composer.

Research and program notes pertaining to Beethoven

File contains drafts of program notes and research notes for concerts containing works by Ludwig van Beethoven, including cello sonatas, string trios, piano sonatas, piano quartets, violin sonatas, string quartets, and symphonies. The file also contains programs (with notes by Anthony Pugh) for performances by the Brunswick String Quartet with Douglas McNabney (viola) at Memorial Hall, University of New Brunswick (April 22, 1987); by the Atlantic Symphony Orchestra at The Fredericton Playhouse; and The Duo Pach (Joseph and Arlene Nimmons Pach) at Memorial Hall, UNB (February 1985).

Research and program notes pertaining to Dvorak

File contains research and drafts of program notes by Anthony Pugh on Antonin Dvorak. The file includes a translation of the text from The Noon Witch (Polednice), op. 10 by "F." (possibly one of Pugh's students), with a short note addressed to "Prof. Pugh."

Research and program notes pertaining to Elgar

File contains research notes and drafts of program notes by Anthony Pugh on Edward Elgar. The file also includes a newspaper clipping about Elgar , a letter from "Bill" concerning LP recordings, and programs gathered by Pugh for Elgar research, including one from a performance of Elgar's "The Apostles" by the Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra and the Liverpool Welsh Choral Union, conducted by Sir Malcolm Sargent.

Research and program notes pertaining to Haydn

File contains drafts of, and research for, program notes by Anthony Pugh pertaining to works by Franz Joseph Haydn. The file also includes a booklet of musical examples, handwritten by Pugh, with thematic extracts from works by Haydn; Pugh's research and analytical notes; and a program (with program notes by Pugh) for a concert by the Saint John String Quartet in Fredericton and Saint John New Brunswick.

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.

Research and program notes pertaining to Janáček

File contains drafts of, and research for, program notes by Anthony Pugh pertaining to works by Leoš Janáček. The file includes four programs used by Pugh in his research and a copy of an excerpt from a score for Janáček's String Quartet No. 2 "Intimate Letters".

Research and program notes pertaining to Korngold

File contains drafts of, and research for, program notes by Anthony Pugh pertaining to works by Erich Wolfgang Korngold, which were featured in the New Brunswick Summer Music Festival of August 20-26, 1995. The file includes the program for the festival, Pugh's program notes, and correspondence between Robert Kortgaard from the Centre for Musical Arts, University of New Brunswick and the Erich Wolfgang Korngold Society, and Kortgaard and Cambria Master Recordings and Publishing. Kortgaard was the Director of the Music Festival.

Research and program notes pertaining to Mozart

File contains drafts of program notes and research notes by Anthony Pugh pertaining to works by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart. The file also contains a letter from Stanley Sadie to Pugh regarding the entry for Mozart in the New Grove Dictionary of Music and Musicians, and three programs for concerts at the University of New Brunswick, Fredericton.

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 pertaining to Sibelius

File contains drafts of program notes and research notes by Anthony Pugh pertaining to works by Jean Sibelius. The file also includes a Toronto Symphony Orchestra program that Pugh used in his research.

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 pertaining to Tippett

File contains a draft of program notes by Anthony Pugh for String Quartet no. 2 by Michael Tippett. The file also includes a program from the Liverpool Philharmonic Society used in Pugh's research and a newspaper clipping with a profile article on Tippett.

Research and program notes pertaining to Vaughan Williams

File contains drafts of program notes by Anthony Pugh pertaining to the music of Ralph Vaughan Williams. The file also includes Pugh's analytical notes on the London Symphony and programs used in his research from the Liverpool Philharmonic Society, Cambridge University Musical Society, and "His Master's Voice" gramophone record. The file also includes two newspaper clippings about Vaughan Williams' performances.

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.

Victor Borge : [booklet]

File contains a booklet on Victor Borge, with pictures and biographical information. Anthony Pugh likely collected and kept the booklet for his research.

Recording of an interview with Beatles fans before a concert

File contains a reel-to-reel recording of Barbara Hinds interviewing several different people in the United Kingdom about the Beatles. Hinds interviews two unidentified men, and a third man named Mr. Taylor about the success of the Beatles. Hinds also interviews a group of young women who are waiting before a Beatles concert.
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