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File is a manuscript with three numbered pieces by Alfred La Liberté: "Pensée Tendre" (D-flat Major), dedicated to Katherine Sneed; "Prière (Choral)" (D Major), dedicated to Marcel Dupré; and "Dance-Song" (b minor).

La Liberté, Alfred

God bless our Canada : A national anthem : [choral score]

File contains the sheet music for Edith J. Archibald's "God Bless Our Canada" and a manuscript version of the English lyrics for the anthem by Archibald. The song is written in F Major for four-voice chorus (soprano, alto, tenor, and bass) and piano with lyrics in English and French.

Archibald, Edith Jessie

Britain calls : [lyrics]

File contains a newspaper clipping and letters to Edith J. Archibald concerning her song "Britain Calls," which was written for the Royal Canadian Regiment during World War One. The newspaper clipping includes the text, but not the music, of the song. The letters are from G.A. LeCain, Lieutenant-Colonel of the Commanding 25th Battalion; George Murray, Provincial Secretary; and Evelyn Starr, professional violinist of New York City. An inscription by Edith J. Archibald at the top of the letters reads, "This song, dedicated to the Royal Canadian Regt. has made their 'marchpost' and I am told by an officer of that Regt. that is was played and sung daily during the war. He himself said it had keeped [sic] the men when on the tramp, 'over many a weary mile.'"

Archibald, Edith Jessie

Song of the Maritimes : [sheet music]

File contains the sheet music for a piece for solo voice and piano accompaniment in C Major with words by Neil Herman of Dartmouth, Nova Scotia and music by Forsyth de Fronsac of Halifax, Nova Scotia. The sheet music was self-published by Herman and Fronsac. The file also includes a note to Dr. Logan from "W.H.D." to review the sheet music enclosed.

Photograph of Dalhousie Band

File contains a photograph of the Dalhousie band at a Dalhousie-Acadia football game on October 3rd, 1936. The photograph shows the following band members sitting on bleachers: Henry Reardon; Raqhael Wallace; Grodon Stoddard; John Morrison; Frank Morse; Leo Landerville; Alex Farquar; Lloyd Dalton; Nora Jamieson; Edgar Stewart; Clem Egan; Henry Gold; Jack Burley; Ralph Plummer; Ian Robb; McLeod; Bud McKenna; Fred Stiefel; Fred Danziger; J. Alexander Webster; Cameron Annear; George Baird; MacMillan; Jack Reynolds; John Hutton; Oliver Campbell; Roy Killam; Robert Levine; Stan McQueen; Henrik Tonning; Ed Harrington; Daniel Matheson; Zilpha Linkletter; Ben Dubilier; Carvel MacIntosh; Murray Feigenbaum; David Redmond; Selig Geller; John B. Baker; Glynn Fitch; Jean MacDonald; Marion Little; and Archie MacKenzie.

Hayward, J.C.M.

Letter from Walter de Mouilpied Scriver to Ellen Ballon

File contains a letter from Walter de Mouilpied to Ellen Ballon, written on September 30, 1952. The letter thanks Ballon for a performance she gave at an honorary dinner. Item is accompanied by the stamped envelope in which Ballon received the letter. The postage stamp has been removed from the envelope.

Scriver, Walter de Mouilpied

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.

Letter from Yehudi Menuhin to Ellen Ballon

File contains a letter from Yehudi Menuhin to Ellon Ballon written on December 2, 1957. The letter concerns a performance by Ellen Ballon in Montreal. Item is accompanied by the Ritz Carlton Montreal envelope in which Ballon received the letter.

Menuhin, Yehudi, 1916-1999

Bach's Mass in B Minor with the Truro Cantabile Singers and Breton Chamber Choir : [poster]

File contains three copies of a poster for the Halifax Camerata Singers' performance of Mass in B Minor by Johann Sebastian Bach, with the Truro Cantabile Singers and the Breton Chamber Choir. The concert was part of the St. Cecilia Concert Series at St. Andrew's United Church in Halifax, Nova Scotia.

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.

Sing a new song with the First Baptist Girls' Choir of Truro : [poster]

File contains a poster for a series of three concerts by the Halifax Camerata Singers in collaboration with the First Baptist Girls' Choir at Trinity St. Stephen's Church in Amherst, Nova Scotia (May 4, 2001); St. Andrew's United Church in Halifax Nova Scotia (May 5, 2001); and the First Baptist Church in Truro, Nova Scotia (May 6, 2001).

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.

Vigil : [poster]

File contains a poster for an all-night vigil for Vespers held at St. Mary's Cathedral Basilica in Halifax, Nova Scotia by the Halifax Camerata Singers.

Sing a jubilant song with Soundtrax : [poster]

File contains two copies of a poster for a concert by the Halifax Camerata Singers in collaboration with Soundtrax. The concert was a fundraiser for Phoenix Youth Programs and was held at the Bethany United Church in Halifax, Nova Scotia.

Sing freedom : exploring and celebrating music of African Heritage : [poster]

File contains a poster for a concert by the Halifax Camerata Singers in collaboration with Linda Carvery, Bruce Phillips, and Doug Dean. The concert was in support of St. George's YouthNet Outreach and St. Patrick's-Alexandra School Music Department. It was held at St. Matthew's United Church in Halifax, Nova Scotia.

Solace : songs of remembrance : [poster]

File contains two copies of a poster for the concert and CD launch of Solace: Songs of Remembrance, "a tribute to loved ones no longer among us," by the Halifax Camerata Singers. The concert was held at the First Baptist Church in Halifax, Nova Scotia.

Madonna : songs of Mary : [poster]

File contains a poster for a concert by the Camerata Xara Young Women's Choir in collaboration with the Halifax Camerata Singers and Ellen Gibling on harp. The concert was held at St. Patrick's Church in Halifax, Nova Scotia.

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.

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.

Baltic landscapes : [poster]

File contains a poster for a concert by the Halifax Camerata Singers at Acadia University's Manning Memorial Chapel in Wolfville, Nova Scotia and Saint 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.

We remember : [poster]

File contains three copies of a poster for a concert by the Halifax Camerata Singers in collaboration with Xara Young Women's Choir, Nova Voce, and Halifax Girls Honour Choir. The concert took place at St. Patrick's Church in Halifax, 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.

Earth songs : [poster]

File contains a copy of a poster for a concert by the Halifax Camerata Singers, which took place at St. Patrick's Church in Halifax, Nova Scotia.
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