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  • The written form of a composition for orchestral or vocal parts.

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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


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

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-

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

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.

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.

Barcarolle No. 5, op. 66

Item is a copy of Barcarolle No. 5 by Claude Debussy for solo piano, with pencil annotations and analysis by Anthony Pugh.

B-flat restaurant : concert pitch part

Item is a copy of Paul Cram's composition, "B-flat Restaurant," dedicated to Don Palmer and composed for a SOCAN grant in 1993. The music is handwritten in common music notation and features long and frequent solo sections.

Cram, Paul

Bird gong game : [score]

Item is two excerpted pages from Barry Guy's score for the "Bird Gong Game," the first page with performance instructions and the first of four sections of the score. The score uses both common music notation and graphic notation. It was written for the Scottish artist and musician, Alan Davie, and based on Davie's painting Bird Gong No. 12. The score is written at concert pitch.

Guy, Barry

Broken chains : [score]

File contains two copies of the score for Sandy Moore's composition "Broken Chains" for flute, alto flute, alto saxophone, percussion, harp, piano, and hand clapping.

Moore, Sandy, 1944-

Brother James' air

Item is a published copy of Gordon Jacob's arrangement of "Brother James' Air," for voice and piano, with pencil annotations and analysis by Anthony Pugh.


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.

Chant du ménestrel, op. 71

Item is a copy of "Minstrel's Song" by Alexandre Glazunov for cello and piano, dedicated to Mr. A. Wierzbilowicz, with pencil annotations and analysis by Anthony Pugh.

Chipper : [score]

Item is a copy of a handwritten piece called "Chipper," by Don Palmer. The piece is for solo alto recorder with harp, flute, clarinet, Flugal horn, and bass clarinet. The piece is in C Major and has a 3/4 time signature.

Palmer, Don

Clustrix : [score]

File contains three annotated copies of the score for Sandy Moore's composition "Clustrix" for piano, electric guitar, harp, bass clarinet, horns, and cymbal.

Moore, Sandy, 1944-

Composition assignments

File contains extensive notes by Stephen Pedersen on a number of compositions, most of which are untitled and the Danforth Technical High School song.

Composition notes

File contains notes from Stephen Pedersen and documents from the Canadian League of Composers.
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