File MS-5-2, Box 2, Folder 11 - Piano suite

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Piano suite

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Alexander Brott

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MS-5-2, Box 2, Folder 11

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  • [1941] (Creation)
    Brott, Alexander
    Montréal (Québec)

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1 part (18 p.) ; 24.2 x 32 cm

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Alexander Brott was a Canadian conductor, composer, violinist, and teacher. Born in Montreal, Brott attended the Schulich School of Music at McGill University and the Julliard School in New York. He joined the faculty at McGill University in 1939 and taught there until his retirement in 1980. During this time, he founded the McGill Chamber Orchestra. He also performed with various orchestra in Montreal and conducted the Kingston Symphony from 1965 to 1981. In 1979, he became a Member of the Order of Canada.

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File contains a copy of a manuscript for Alexander Brott's piano suite, which includes "Sacrilege," "Remorse," and "Conviction."

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Description revised by Rebecca Shaw on December 4, 2017.

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  • English

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  • Box: MS-5-2, Box 2