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Chopin, Fryderyk Franciszek
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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."

Little Bell biographies of master musicians

File contains a book published by The Bell Piano and Organ Co., Limited of Guelph, Ontario, written by John Daniel Logan, which contains short biographies of various composers and promotes the Bell pianos as an instrument for performing their works. The composers included are Johann Sebastian Bach, Joseph Hadyn, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Ludwig van Beethoven, Franz Schubert, Robert Schumann, Felix Mendelssohn, Frederic Chopin, Franz Liszt, Arthur Rubinstein, Edvard Grieg, and Edward MacDowell.

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.

Program notes pertaining to Chopin

File contains drafts of program notes and research by Anthony Pugh concerning music by Frederic Chopin. The file includes the booklet from a record of Chopin's Waltzes by Arthur Rubenstein, presumably used by Pugh in his research, and a partial program from a concert at the University of New Brunswick as part of the annual Walter Baker concert series.