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Working theatre project : [episode one of Rock Meets Bone]

File contains an audio cassette with episode one of the radio program Rock Meets Bone hosted by Brian Guns. The episode highlights a performance of "Time Out" produced as part of the Working Theatre Project organized by Mulgrave Road Theatre. The episode aired on September 22, 1989. The recording is on side B of the audio cassette.

Von Stade from Roy Thomson Hall - July 5, 1987 (side B)

File is an audio recording by Sheila Piercey in June-July, 1987 with handwritten notes on the label inserted in the cassette case that reads: "Side A: Maritime Conservatory of Music 100th birthday gala performance at the Rebecca Cohn Auditorium at the Dalhousie Arts Centre, June 18, 1987 (dress performance) rehearsal Side B: Von Stade from Roy Thomson Hall, CBC FM, July 5, 1987 " The recording is on side B of audio cassette.

Vivaldi - Gloria, Mozart - Divertimento in D, K. 136 (side A)

Item is an audio recording by Sheila Piercey on November 15, 1987. Handwritten notes on the label inserted in the case read: "Mozart - Divertimento in D, K. 136, Dalhousie Chamber Orchestra, Philippe Djokic (director). Vivaldi - Gloria, Sheila Piercey and Kaye Pottie (sopranos), Pamela MacDonald (contralto), Bethany United Church Choir, Dalhousie Chamber Orchestra, Pierre Perron (director)." The recording is on side A of audio cassette.

Vivaldi - Gloria (conclusion) (side B)

Item is an audio recording by Sheila Piercey on November 15, 1987. Handwritten notes on the label inserted in the case read: "Mozart - Divertimento in D, K. 136, Dalhousie Chamber Orchestra, Philippe Djokic (director). Vivaldi - Gloria, Sheila Piercey and Kaye Pottie (sopranos), Pamela MacDonald (contralto), Bethany United Church Choir, Dalhousie Chamber Orchestra, Pierre Perron (director)." The recording is on side B of audio cassette.

The widow : track 2

Item is an audio recording of CBC radio broadcasts at the CBC Toronto Summer Festival. The first part of the recording is the "Movement for Orchestra" and an interview with Harry Somers(composer). The second part of the recording (13:00) is the opera "The Widow" by Calixa Lavallée.

The story of Rock Meets Bone

File contains one digital recording of "The story of Rock Meets Bone," aired on CBC Radio’s Atlantic Airwaves, which was recorded on January 9, 1991. This recording came after the CBC program replayed slightly edited versions of Sarah Denny and Joe Cormier/Jerry Holland's Rock Meets Bone episodes. The continuity script was written by Brain Guns.

The story of Rock Meets Bone

File contains one digital recording of the raw source audio used to create "The story of Rock Meets Bone," aired on CBC Radio’s Atlantic Airwaves, which was recorded on January 9, 1991.

"The Secret of Susanna" by Wolf-Ferrari (side B)

Item is an audio recording of the performance of Wolf-Ferrari’s "The Secret of Susanna," which was presented at Mimico High School in Toronto on February 26, 1969. Sheila Piercey performed the role of Countess Susanna. The recording is on side B of audio cassette.

The Prodigal Son : track 1

Item is an audio recording of CBC radio recording for "The Prodigal Son" at the Guelph Spring Festival in 1968. The Prodigal Son is a music drama by Benjamin Britten / music directed by Nicholas Goldschmidt.

Take 30, Toronto (side 1)

Item consists of a reel-to-reel recording by Sheila Piercey labelled "Take 30, Toronto," including her practice sessions and conversations with her family.

Sunday CBC recital live from Halifax - May 24, 1959

Item is a reel-to-reel recording of a Sunday recital by Sheila Piercey on CBC Live. Handwritten notes on the label inserted in the box read:
Pianist, Gorden McPhearson
Michaela's aria - Carmen
Nell - Fauré
Air de Lia - Debussy
Compositions by Norman Peterkin: A)The Tide Rises, The Tide Falls B) Sleep, White Love
Turina, Spanish composer - 4 songs
25 years old (Sheila Piercey)

Star candles and holy boy - Melva Graham and Sheila Piercey rehearsal (side B)

  • MS-5-20, Box 2, Cassette 42
  • Item
  • December 12, 1983 and January 22, 1984
  • Part of Sheila Piercey fonds

Item is an audio recording of Sheila Piercey's rehearsal sessions. Handwritten notes on the label inserted in the cassette case read: "Dec 12/1983: Star Candles and Holy Boy - Melva Graham and Sheila Piercey rehearsal for UCW candlelight service at Bethany United Church, Rehearsal Jan 22/1984: solo "Cry in the Wilderness" (mum taping)." The recording is on side B of audio cassette.

Sheila's practice session (side A)

Item is an audio recording titled "Sheila practice - Nov/81 Joan Patenaude (Erik) Satie," recorded by Sheila Piercey. The recording is on side A of audio cassette.

Selections from Syracuse Liederkranz, 108th anniversary concert (side 1)

Item is a sound recording of the Syracuse Liederkranz 108th anniversary concert on May 16th, 1963

Side 1 contains "Wach' auf, es nahet gen den Tag," "Chor der norwegischen Matrosen," "Spinnerlied," "Pilger Chor," "Freudig begrüssen wir die edle Halle," "Finale of act one(Die Fledermaus)," "What a joy to be here," "Laughing song," "Champagne's delicious bubbles," "Sing to love."

Second rehearsal in cohn (side B)

Item is an audio recording of the second rehearsal for "La Boheme" in the Rebecca Cohn Auditorium at the Dalhousie Arts Centre made by Sheila Piercey on February 11, 1981. Full title as appears on audio cassette label is "1) Mimi's aria 2) 3 wedding solos - Sullivan 5/1/81" The recording is on side B of audio cassette.

Sarah Denny : Rescued Voices

File contains one digital recording of the raw source audio used to create the Rock Meets Bone episode titled "Rescued Voices" with Sarah Denny, which aired on October 20, 1989.

Rocky Jones on Racism : part 2 of 2

File is an audio reel containing an episode of Rocky Jones on Racism, a radio program broadcast on CKDU radio 88.1. This episode is part 2 of 2 featuring Rocky Jones with CKDU's Dan Hart on racism in institutions and administration, including the Donald Marshall inquiry and the Black United Front. The episode was recorded on September 28, 1988, and was broadcast on October 4 , 1988 on Title Waves, a CKDU radio program.

Rocky Jones on Racism : part 1 of 2

File is an audio reel containing an episode of Rocky Jones on Racism, a radio program broadcast on CKDU radio 88.1. This episode is part 1 of 2 featuring Rocky Jones with CKDU's Dan Hart on the Donald Marshall inquiry, the Black United Front, criminal justice, and black communities. The episode was recorded on September 29, 1988, and was broadcast on October 3, 1988 on Title Waves, a CKDU radio program, October 11, 1988, and October 12, 1988

Rocky Jones : interview with political activist

File is an audio reel that contains an episode of From these Roots, a CKDU radio program. This episode is an interview with Rocky Jones, a political activist born in Truro, Nova Scotia. He received his law degree from Dalhousie University in 1992. This episode aired March 17, 1991 and was rebroadcast March 20, 1991; April 17, 1991; July 31, 1991; May 23, 1995 on The Evening Affair, CKDU's public affairs program; and November 28, 1996 on The Evening Affair.

Robbie O'Neill : Tighten the Traces, Haul in the Reins

File contains one digital recording of the raw source audio used to create the Rock Meets Bone episode titled "Tighten the Traces, Haul in the Reins" with Robbie O'Neill (with music by Nathan Curry), which aired on October 13, 1989.
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