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In the forest : four piano compositions, Op. 12

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.

Goldmark, Rubin

Trois mazourkas pour le piano

File contains a first edition copy of Chopin's Mazurkas, Op. 63, published by Breitkopf and Hartel. The compositions were dedicated to the Countess Laura Czosnowska.

Chopin, Fryderyk Franciszek

Two piano pieces

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.

Barati, George

Concerto for piano and orchestra : [performance guidelines]

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.

Antal Dorati : [autographed photograph]

File contains an autographed photograph of Antal Dorati, the conductor of the Dallas Symphony Orchestra, in commemoration of the United States' premiere of Heitor Villa-Lobos' first piano concerto.

Ernest MacMillan : [autographed photograph]

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.

Douglas Clarke, Ellen Ballon, Frank Cyril James, and unknown man : [photograph]

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.

Fifth anniversary gala concert : [poster]

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.

Musique Saint Bernard 2002 performance series : [poster]

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.

Make we joy : a Canadian Christmas : [poster]

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.

A requiem for peace with Jeff Reilly : [poster]

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.

Requiem for peace : [poster]

File contains two copies of a poster for a concert by the Halifax Camerata Singers, which took place at the First Baptist Church in Halifax, Nova Scotia.

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).

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