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1. yellow hymn : [parts]

File contains multiple copies of parts for Graham Collier's "1. Yellow Hymn," some of them annotated: six concert parts; three Bb parts; and two alto flute parts.

1958 : [part]

Item is an original handwritten concert part by Paul Cram.

1969 Peterborough 'Come Scoglio' aria from Così fan tutte (side A)

Item is an audio recording of Sheila Piercey and Alex Gray performing "Come Scoglio" from Mozart's opera Cosi fan Tutte at Peterborough Opera Guild, on May 30, 1969. Label says tape recorder on floor pick up all the noise. The recording is on side A of audio cassette. (Side B is blank)

2. above deep water : [parts]

File contains multiple copies of parts for Graham Collier's "2. Above Deep Water," some of them annotated: five concert parts; two Bb horn parts; and two Eb horn parts.

3 for the show - Nova Scotia Festival of the Arts

Item is a recording from "3 for the Show" at the 1973 Nova Scotia Festival of the Arts. The recording includes two three-part inventions for alto flute and vibraphone; Fauré's Fantaisie, op. 79; Hindemith's Flute Sonata; and percussion pieces.

3. jardin d'amour : [parts]

File contains multiple copies of parts for Graham Collier's "3. Jardin d'Amour," some of them annotated: seven concert parts; four Bb parts; and two alto flute parts.

3 penny opera 2

Item is a video recording of the Dalhousie Departments of Music and Theatre production of The Threepenny Opera by Bertolt Brecht with music by Kurt Weill, performed from 4 to 6 April 2002. The item is a recording of act II. The production was directed by Tara Patriquin and David Overton and produced by Dalhousie Theatre Department Productions and the Department of Music with musical direction by Lisa St. Clair. The production was staged at the Sir James Dunn Theatre.

4. blue monolith : [parts]

File contains multiple copies of parts for Graham Collier's "4. Blue Monolith," some of them annotated: three concert parts; four guitar parts; two trumpet parts; three trombone parts; two alto baritone part; two tenor/bass clarinet parts; and three bass parts.

5. orchestral dominances : [parts]

File contains multiple copies of parts for Graham Collier's "5. Orchestral Dominances," some of them annotated: two concert parts; two Eb parts; three Bb parts; and one trombone part.

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 British Empire patriotic concert : [script]

File contains a script for the second concert of the fourth annual season of "Concerts in Historic Settings" of the Heritage Trust; the concert was held at University Hall, Acadia University. There is also a program for a Heritage Trust concert at St. George's Anglican Church, Halifax.

A decade of joy-filled sound

Item is a poster promoting the Nova Scotia Mass Choir. Poster states, "Nova Scotia Mass Choir: Praising the Lord through Song."

A John Cage concert with Steve Tittle

Item is a poster for a John Cage concert that is part of the program of events surrounding the exhibition 'Fluxus: a Conceptual Country.' This concert was held at Dalhousie Art Gallery on 7 April 1994.

A life of crime / Paul Cram

Item is Paul Cram's undated score for reeds 1, 2 & 3, guitar, synthesizer, piano, cello, bass and drums.

A Loyalist celebration

File contains a program, notes and correspondence regarding a concert by the The Atlantic Camera Trio: "A Loyalist Celebration," a King's Friends Heritage Event, held at The New Brunswick Museum.

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.

A Titanic memorial evening

File contains a script and scores for A Titanic Memorial Evening, words compiled by Lorne Elkin Rozovsky and music compiled by Stephen A. Pedersen, presented by the Heritage Trust of Nova Scotia on July 12, 1978 at Saint David's Church, Halifax.


  • MS-5-21, Box 7, Cassette 1
  • Item
  • February 22, 1991
  • Part of Paul Cram fonds

Item is an audio cassette with a recording of the Upstream Ensemble performing at Acadia University.


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

Act 1 Finale "Die Fledermaus" (side A)

Item is an audio recording of Sheila Piercey singing Act 1 Finale "Die Fledermaus" with Tom Clark (tenor) and Alexander Gray (baritone), undated. It also includes Sheila Piercey singing "Adele's Laughing Song." Handwritten notes on the label inserted in the case that reads: Side A: Act I Finale - Die Fledermaus, What a joy to be here, Laughing Song, Champagne's Delicious Bubbles, Sing to Love. Act II Finale - Die Fledermaus, Sonia's entrance Merry Widow, Vilia, Love in My Heart, Quite in the modern style, Merry Widow Waltz. The recording is on side A of audio cassette.

Actual performance at Dunn Theatre and Gloria Richard recital (side B)

Item is an audio recording of performance for "La Boheme" in the Rebecca Cohn Auditorium at the Dalhousie Arts Centre made by Sheila Piercey on September 17, 1980. Handwritten notes on the label inserted in the case read: "Side II. Actual performance on Sept 17/80. Plus recital by Gloria Richard (C.B.C. Sept 18/80) Beethoven, Brahms, Dupare." The recording is on side B of audio cassette.

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.

African heritage month 2015

Item is a poster for African Heritage Month celebrations, including the African Nova Scotian Music Association awards show at the World Trade and Convention Centre in Halifax, Nova Scotia.

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

Alto and tenor saxophone and clarinet parts from the PCO "Campin Out" tour

File contains tenor saxophone and clarinet parts for the Paul Cram Orchestra's second Canadian tour in September 2001 in support of the band’s debut CD on the Victo Label: “Campin Out.” The group played Halifax, Ottawa (National Library of Canada), Guelph (Guelph Jazz Festival), Vancouver (Western Front), and Montreal (Sala Rossa). Works included are: "Trouble in Paradise"; "Kafka's Chair"; "Eye of the Storm"; "High Ground"; "Have a Heart"; "Tip of the Iceberg"; various works from "B flat Restaurant"; "March of the Philistines"; various works from "Thunder"; "Urban Desperado"; "Campin' Out"; "Life of Crime"; "Taiwanese Bootleg"; "Zebra Zone"; and "Immortal Coil."
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