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Administrative Papers

Series contains synopses of operas, drafts of felicitations written by community members, correspondence, annual reports and its act of incorporation.

Nova Scotia Opera Association.

Atlantic Opera Society fonds

  • MS-5-6
  • Fonds
  • 1972-1975
Fonds contains newsletters, programmes, letters to members, as well as society by-laws.

Atlantic Opera Society.

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 Marie Rôze Mapleson

File contains the autograph of the French operatic soprano Marie Rôze Mapleson (1846-1926). The autograph is accompanied by two short lines of monophonic music. John Daniel Logan purchased the autograph for $100.

Carmen

Item is an annotated copy of the score for Georges Bizet's opera "Carmen," used and annotated by Pugh in his activities as a researcher and writer of program notes. The annotations are his analysis of various parts from the opera.

Correspondence from Anna Frery

File contains a letter from the actress Anna Frery, thanking John Daniel Logan for his critique of her performance in Aida by Giuseppe Verdi. The letter is written on letterhead from the Grand Union Hotel Co., Limited.

Correspondence from Christie MacDonald

File contains one letter and a Christmas card from Christie MacDonald. The letter apologizes for missing John Daniel Logan and his wife when she was in Toronto.

McDonald, Christie

Correspondence from Henry L. Gillespie

File contains a letter from Henry L. Gillespie of Werba and Luescher Attractions at the New York Theatre Building. The letter was written on behalf of his wife, Christie MacDonald, to inform Logan of her upcoming performance in a new opera "Sweethearts" by Victor Herbert, Harry B. Smith, and Robert B. Smith. The letter also mentions a photograph of MacDonald that Werba and Luescher would send to Logan.

Correspondence from Hilda Roberts

File contains a letter from the singer Hilda Roberts. The letter contains an overview of her performances to date in anticipation of a concert in Halifax. The file also contains a series of testimonials from Manlio Di Veroli, Musical Director of the Opera House in Rome and the London Opera House, who taught Roberts in London.

Correspondence from Nellie Melba

File contains a letter from the Australian operatic soprano Nellie Melba concerning a short poem that John Daniel Logan wrote about her singing. The file includes a copy of the poem as printed in a newspaper. The letter also references a photograph that Melba sent to Logan.

David Murray fonds

  • MS-2-181, SF Box 27
  • Fonds
  • 1905, [ca. 1940s]
Fonds includes handwritten catalogues of David Murray's record collection, manuscripts of a skit called "Pukka Sahib," and notes on Frederic Chopin.

Murray, David, fl. 1934-1972

Draft typed and handwritten manuscript of a record catalog

Item consists of a two copies of an untitled 49-leaf (98 leaves in total) double-sided record collection catalog compiled by David Murray in the early- to mid-1940s. The first copy is a typescript, while the second copy is a handwritten version of the catalog. Each catalog is arranged alphabetically by performer, with an abbreviation of their operatic role or primary instrument. Murray also made additions in pencil to the typescript version of the catalog (vital statistics of the performer, the latest date being 1946), and additions to the catalog in ink. Each entry in the catalog contains a corresponding filing code.

Episode 9, Philip Glass

File contains one digital recording of the Rock Meets Bone episode titled "From New York to Nova Scotia" with Philip Glass, which aired on November 17, 1989.

Fill every glass : from The Beggar's Opera

Item is a copy of a manuscript version of an adaptation of "Fill Every Glass" from "The Beggar's Opera" by John Gay (1728). The arrangement was made by "C.B.C." and "J.F.W" for the Arts and Letters Club of Toronto and is for solo voice (for the character of Matt of the Mint) and chorus.

Glyndebourne Festival Opera : [program]

  • MS-2-26, Box 5, Folder 8
  • File
  • June 11, 1957 - August 13, 1957
  • Part of Anthony Pugh fonds

File contains the programme book from the 1957 Glyndebourne Festival Opera season, which Anthony Pugh attended. He likely kept the program for future reference and research.

Nova Scotia Opera Association fonds

  • MS-5-4
  • Fonds
  • 1950-1969
The fonds contains copies of programs for operas performed or hosted by the Nova Scotia Opera Association, as well as draft copies of those programs. It also contains business correspondence, annual reports and its notice of incorporation.

Nova Scotia Opera Association.

Pelléas et Mélisande

Item is a copy of "Pelléas et Mélisande" by Claude Debussy, with analytical annotations by Anthony Pugh.

Personal archives of Linda Moore

  • MS-3-41.2013-044
  • Collection
  • 2000-2010
The records in this series comprise rehearsal scripts, research notes, production notebooks, costume and set sketches, performance programs, media reviews, and related correspondence for theatrical productions directed by Linda Moore between 2000-2010.

Moore, Linda

Philip Glass : From New York to Nova Scotia

File contains one digital recording of the raw source audio used to create the Rock Meets Bone episode titled "From New York to Nova Scotia" with Philip Glass, which aired on November 17, 1989.

Philip Glass : From New York to Nova Scotia

File contains documents regarding the creation of the Rock Meets Bone episode titled "From New York to Nova Scotia" with Philip Glass, which aired on November 17, 1989. The episode features an interview and music from Glass in Cape Breton. Materials include handwritten production and interview notes, an introduction, praise and awards, a discography, and newspaper articles about Glass.

Photographs of Christie MacDonald

File contains three photographs of the opera singer Christie MacDonald of the Montreal Opera Company. One of the photographs shows her in costume for "The Spring Maid" by Heinrich Reinhardt, and another in costume as Marguerite for the "Jewel Song" in "Faust" by Charles Gounod for the Montreal Opera Company.

Photographs of Esther Ferrobini

File contains two photographs of the operatic soprano Esther Ferrobini of the Montreal Opera Company that John Daniel Logan used for a press release about her performance in the title role of the opera "Zoza."

Photographs of Louise Edvina Edwardes

File contains an autographed photograph of the Montreal-born opera singer Louise Edvina Edwardes (nee Martin), known by her stage name "Madame Edvina." File also contains a print of Louise Edvina in costume from the opera "Tosca" by Giacomo Puccini. Logan's notes on the reverse side of the print and at the bottom of the photograph indicate that she was known for her creation of the title role of Louise in an opera by Gustave Charpentier.

Postcard featuring Pietro Mascagni and signed by various musicians

Item is a postcard with a black and white photograph of Pietro Mascagni (1863-1945), an Italian opera composer. The postcard has various signatures on the front, including Francesco Marconi (1855-1916, operatic tenor from Rome) and four other illegible signatures. The postcard is addressed to Frau Dr. Lehnsern(?) of Berlin.

Mascagni, Pietro

Program from Massey Hall

File contains programs from concerts given at Massey Hall in Toronto, Ontario: Columbian Conservatory Orchestra, conducted by Alfred Bruce with E.H. Painty on piano; the Mendelssohn Choir, conducted by A.S. Vogt; the Mendelssohn Choir, directed by H.A. Fricker; Toronto Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Frank S. Welsman with Margaret Huston (soprano); Toronto Symphony Orchestra with Louise Homer (contralto); Toronto Symphony Orchestra with Mischa Elman (violin); John McCormack (tenor) with Edwin Schneider (piano); and the Oratorio Society of Toronto, conducted by Edward Broome, with the Cleveland Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Nikolai Sokoloff.

File also contains a compilation of all of the programs from the Toronto Symphony Orchestra's 1911-1912 season, inscribed to John Daniel Logan. File also contains some newspaper clippings of concert reviews by "A.E.S.S."

Program from the Royal Alexandra Theatre

File contains two programs for theatrical performances at the Royal Alexandra Theatre, including "Julius Caesar" by William Shakespeare and "Kindling" by Charles Kenyon. File also contains a program for two weeks of performances by the Montreal Opera Company and a program for their performance of "Thais" by Jules Massenet. File also contains a prospectus for a series of benefit concerts for the Hospital for Sick Children and the Toronto Free Hospital for Consumptives.
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