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6 of one : performance instructions

Item is the instructions for Norman Adams' improvisational composition, "6 of one," for performance by Adams (cello); Suzanne Lemieux (oboe); Jeff Reilly (bass clarinet and clarinet); and Paul Cram (tenor saxophone and clarinet). The composition has an approximate tonality of D and textual instructions regarding rhythm, entrances, intervallic relationships of parts, dynamics, range, and timbre.

Adams, Norman

A Nocturne : [manuscript vocal score]

Item is a manuscript of Edith J. Archibald's song for solo voice and piano in F Major entitled "A Nocturne," including the score and a separate typed sheet with the poem in English and French, also written by Archibald.

Archibald, Edith Jessie

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.

Acadia university records

File contains records from a number of events at Acadia University, including concerts, summer camps, and music seminars taught by Stephen Pedersen from summer 1975 to summer 1981. There is also the programme for a performance of the Dalhousie Flute Ensemble on April 26, 1975. This file also contains notes and newspaper clippings.

Achtamar

Item is a copy of a manuscript composition by Alan Hovhaness, inscribed to Ellen Ballon. The composition is based on an Armenian folktale and is comprised of two movements, each of which imitates Armenian instruments (tmpoog for the first movement and the kanoon and oud in the second movement).

Hovhaness, Alan

Administrative records of the Halifax Camerata Singers

Series contains records pertaining to the management of the Halifax Camerata Singers, including financial records, correspondence, minutes from meetings of the Board of Directors, and records relating to the plans for each concert season. The records are organized by concert season, starting with the inception of the Camerata Singers in 1986-1987.

Aikata : [score]

Item is a copy of Sandy Moore's "Aikata," written for any combination of instruments for an indefinite length of time. The composition is based on 11 cluster chords and 11 melodic tone rows, which can be performed in retrograde, inversion, or retroinversion. The 11 chords are taken from the given chords for the Sho, a Japanese mouth organ.

Moore, Sandy, 1944-

Analytical excerpts and programs for various composers

File contains Anthony Pugh's handwritten analytical excerpts for the Manfred overture by Robert Schumann, Cariolan overture by Ludwig van Beethoven, Piano Concerto No.14 in E-flat major, K.449 by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, and an unidentified work by Johann Sebastian Bach. The file also includes programs for the Brunswick String Quartet and Valerie Tyron's Waater Baker Memorial Concert, both with program notes by Anthony Pugh.

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.

Andante

Item is a piano score, originally dedicated to Rudolf Firkusny, but this dedications has been crossed out with blue pencil crayon.

Annie (1993)

File contains records relating to Nova Scotia Drama League's performance of Annie on November 28, 1993. This file include a press release, newspaper snippet, and a programme.

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.

Anthony Pugh fonds

  • MS-2-26
  • Fonds
  • 1934 - 2004
Fonds consists of Anthony Pugh's research notes, program notes, annotated sheet music, and performance programs used in his work as a program note writer.

Pugh, Anthony

Anthony Pugh's research materials for program notes

Series contains research notes, drafts, and annotated copies of scores used and created by Anthony Pugh in the process of writing program notes for various classical music concerts in Fredericton, New Brunswick and Cambridge, England.

Après un rêve

Item is a copy of Après un rêve by Claude Debussy, transcribed for cello and piano by Pablo Casals, with pencil annotations and analysis by Anthony Pugh.

Art gallery of Nova Scotia Mozart festival

File contains documents regarding the 1991 Mozart's World exhibit at the Art Gallery of Nova Scotia including several letters discussing the exhibit, programs of events, scores, notes, pictures from the event, and a handout regarding Margueite Zeicker's opening remarks.

Assorted promotional material

File contains promotional material related to the Atlantic Symphony Orchestra, The Banff School Festive Ballet, Symphony Nova Scotia, the Banff School Festival Orchestra, and the Dalhousie Chorale.

Atlantic Camera Trio

File contains correspondence, promotional materials, newspaper clippings, a contract, and a photo related to the activities of the Atlantic Camera Trio.

Atlantic Camera Trio business records and promotional material

File contains a large number of records that are related to the Atlantic Camera trio, including promotional materials such as newspaper clippings programs and posters, correspondence regarding business activities, notes by Stephen Pedersen, a flyer regarding flute lessons, press releases, and a list of flute music.

Atlantic Camera Trio promotional materials and music

This file contains materials regarding performances (pamphlets, posters, and programmes, notes, and scripts) by the Atlantic Canada Trio, several pieces of music including; Sanctuary Night, William Tell, I've got a Luverly Bunch of Coconuts, School Days, Romeo and Juliet, and You'll get Used to It; and ACT business records.

Atlantic Canada sings

File contains a program and poster for a concert presented by the Confederation Centre for the Arts. The program included performances by the Christ Church Cathedral Trebles from Fredricton, New Brunswick, conducted by Jeffrey Campbell, and the Halifax Camerata Singers, conducted by Jeff Joudrey and accompanied by Diana Torbert.

Audio recordings by Marvin Burke on Negro Music in Nova Scotia

File contains two audio reels (0.7 cm tape), recorded by Marvin Burke, documenting black music in Nova Scotia. Tapes include recordings of The New Road Community Group (March 21, 1967), The Easter Sunday Sunrise Service at Seaview Baptist Church (March 26, 1967), and Seaview Baptist Church, Africville (May 21, 1967).

Autograph of Alma Gluck

File contains an autograph by the soprano Alma Gluck (1884-1938) of the Metropolitan Opera Company, signed on stationary from the King Edward Hotel in Toronto. Gluck was part of the Metropolitan Opera Company from 1909 to 1913.

Autograph of Amelita Galli-Curci

File contains an autographed program for a concert by the Italian coloratura soprano Amelita Galli-Curci. In addition to her signature, there are several annotations in pencil for each piece on the program by J.D. Logan.

Autograph of F.H. Torrington

File contains a booklet entitled "Tributes to F.H. Torrington," signed by Frederick Herbert Torrington (founder and conductor of various Toronto festivals, orchestras, choruses, and the Toronto College of Music). The booklet contains reprints of newspaper articles written about Torrington, a list of festivals in Toronto directed by Torrington, and a partial list of works performed in Toronto under his direction.
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