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Faculty of Music Event Programmes
Faculty of Music Event Programmes
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This collection consists of programmes from events at the University of Toronto Faculty of Music. Performers include faculty members, students, student ensembles, and guest artists, performing at one of the Faculty's theatres (Walter Hall and McMillan Theatre), and at other University venues. The complete Music Library Collection of Faculty Events includes audio and video recordings, in addition to the programmes that you find here. For the complete collection of faculty recordings, visit...
Pre-1924 score collection
Pre-1924 score collection
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39,490
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Collection of scores published pre-1924 from the University of Toronto Music Library. Part of an ongoing project (started 2021) to digitize public domain scores in the library. So far, the project includes digitized secular vocal scores (M1497-M1998), sacred vocal scores (M1999-M2199), and orchestra and string orchestra scores (M1000-M1160). 
Canadian Sheet Music
Canadian Sheet Music
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Canadian Sheet Music from the University of Toronto, Faculty of Music Library.
New Music Concerts Archives
New Music Concerts Archives
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334
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9,784
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New Music Concerts (NMC) is a performing arts organization, established in Toronto in 1971 by Norma Beecroft (president) and Robert Aitken (artistic director) and they started an annual series of concerts in 1972. NMC programs feature an international array of composers and performers with composers often conducting or performing in their own works. They have commissioned numerous new compositions by Canadian composers. The NMC archives are held at the University of Toronto Music Library. This...
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Topic: Tonic sol-fa
J. Churchill Arlidge
J. Churchill Arlidge
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Music manuscripts from the  J. Churchill Arlidge fonds  at the University of Toronto Music Library. Arlidge (1849-1913) was a flutist, organist, teacher, and composer. He moved to Toronto, Ontario from England in late 1874 and stayed for about a year, performing as a solo flutist with F.H. Torrington, acting as the first organist and choirmaster at Toronto's Carlton Street Methodist Church, and teaching.  Arlidge permanently settled with his family in the Toronto area...
Edward Johnson
Edward Johnson
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Materials from the Edward Johnson collection at the University of Toronto Music Library. Edward Johnson, tenor and administrator, was born in Guelph, Ontario on August 22, 1878. He sang in Europe (as "Edoardo di Giovanni") from 1912-1919, and in North America from 1919-1935. From 1935-1950 he was general manager of the Metropolitan Opera, New York City. He died in Guelph in 1959.
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Topic: Saxophone -- Methods
Kathleen Parlow Archives
Kathleen Parlow Archives
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2,210
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41,255
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Kathleen Parlow, violinist and teacher, was born in Calgary, 20 September 1890 and died in Oakville, Ont., 19 August 1963. She completed her studies with Leopold Auer at St Petersburg [Leningrad] Conservatory, made her professional debut in Berlin in 1907 and then toured world wide. Returning permanently to Canada in 1941, she taught at the Toronto Conservatory and founded The Canadian Trio, and the Parlow String Quartet.
Olnick Rare Book Room
Olnick Rare Book Room
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333
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201,753
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The Harvey Olnick Rare Book Room contains over 2,600 volumes exemplifying the history of music, music editing, performing, and printing—from liturgical manuscripts and early printed treatises; to first editions of Mozart, Haydn, Beethoven, and Gershwin; to early Canadian sheet music and tune books. A significant number of eighteenth- and nineteenth-century opera full scores, with particular strength in the French repertoire, complements the large libretto holdings of the Thomas Fisher Rare...
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Topics: Music -- Dictionaries, Dictionaries, Polyglot
Music - University of Toronto
by Lovelock, William
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Gwen Duchemin
Topics: Harmony, Music theory, Music
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Topic: Violin makers
Music - University of Toronto
by Troutbeck, J. (John), 1832-1899
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Topic: Choirs (Music) -- Training of
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Bibliography: p. [v]-vi
Topic: Music -- Dictionaries
Music - University of Toronto
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Topics: Bible, Psalms (Music)
University of Ottawa
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Topics: Songs, Provençal, Ballads, Provençal, Folk songs, Provençal, Lullabies
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Topics: Phonetics, Singing and voice culture, Language, Modern -- Pronunciation
Music - University of Toronto
by Strauss, Richard, 1864-1949; Sophocles; Hofmannsthal, Hugo von, 1874-1929
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Music Library copy 1: gift of the Estate of Robert A. Fenn
Topic: Operas
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Topics: Sea songs, Folklore of the sea
vii, 111 p
Topic: Children's songs
Music - University of Toronto
by Thornsby, Frederick W
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"Organ bibliography": p. 357-358
Topics: Organ, Organists -- Great Britain
Vol. [5-15] has title in German: Universal-Handbuch der Musikliteratur
Topic: Music
Music - University of Toronto
by Key, Pierre V. R. (Pierre Van Rensselaer), 1872-1945; Zirato, Bruno
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Topic: Caruso, Enrico, 1873-1921
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Topic: Musicians -- United States Directories
Music - University of Toronto
by Foucher, Georges
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Topics: Violin -- Construction, Varnish and varnishing
Music - University of Toronto
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Topic: Music -- Bio-bibliography
University of Ottawa
by Avenel, Paul, 1823-1902
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Topic: Songs, French
Music - University of Toronto
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Topics: Caruso, Enrico, 1873-1921, Singing -- Methods
Music - University of Toronto
by Forkel, Johann Nikolaus, 1749-1818; Terry, Charles Sanford, 1864-1936
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Topic: Bach, Johann Sebastian, 1685-1750
University of Ottawa
by Schweitzer, Albert, 1875-1965; Gillot, Hubert, 1875-
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Bibliographical footnotes
Topic: Bach, Johann Sebastian, 1685-1750
Music - University of Toronto
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Copy 2 : Gift of F. Gordon Stanley
Topic: Tonic sol-fa
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Topics: Music -- Dictionaries, Music -- Bio-bibliography
Vol. [5-15] has title in German: Universal-Handbuch der Musikliteratur
Topic: Music
Pre-1924 score collection
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73p
Topic: Operas -- Vocal scores with piano
Music - University of Toronto
by Prout, Ebenezer, 1835-1909; Prout, Louis Beethoven
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Topic: Bach, Johann Sebastian, 1685-1750
Vol. [5-15] has title in German: Universal-Handbuch der Musikliteratur
Topic: Music
Vol. [5-15] has title in German: Universal-Handbuch der Musikliteratur
Topic: Music
Music - University of Toronto
by Chaikovskii, Modest Ilich, 1850-1916; Newmarch, Rosa Harriet Jeaffreson, 1857-1940
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"Chronological list of Tchaikovsky's compositions from 1866-1893": p. 726-749
Topic: Tchaikovsky, Peter Ilich, 1840-1893
Music - University of Toronto
by Strauss, Richard, 1864-1949; Hofmannsthal, Hugo von, 1874-1929; Molière, 1622-1673; Kalisch, Alfred, 1863-1933
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Music Library c.1: gift of the Estate of Robert A. Fenn
Topics: Operas, Ariadne (Greek mythology)
Music - University of Toronto
by Lang, Edith; West, George
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Includes index
Topics: Motion picture music -- Instruction and study, Musical accompaniment
Canadian Sheet Music
by Stroud, Arthur
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[Verse 1] Hail, Caledonia! land of my childhood, / Home of my birth, so radiant and fair, / Though I have roam’d through the world and its beauties, / Nowhere on earth with thee can compare. / Thou art majestic and regals in splendor, / Thou art the land o the gallant and free, / Lassies with hearts, aye, so true and so tender / Hail, Caledonia! How I love thee! [Chorus] Let the Irish sing of their Em’ralt Isle Where the four leav’d shamrock grows, / Let the English praise their valleys...
Topic: sheet music
Source: folio
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Topics: Keyboard harmony, Harmony, Continuo
Music - University of Toronto
by Sourek, Otakar, 1883-1956
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Translation of Dvorákovy skladby komorní
Topic: Dvorák, Antonín, 1841-1904
RISM B: VI, 685
Topic: Harmony
Vol. [5-15] has title in German: Universal-Handbuch der Musikliteratur
Topic: Music
Vol. [5-15] has title in German: Universal-Handbuch der Musikliteratur
Topic: Music
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Topics: Music, Arabic, Musical instruments, Arabic, Musicians, Arabic
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Topic: Music
Includes bibliographical references and index
Topic: Organists, English
Later ed. has title: Music lovers' encyclopedia
Topics: Music -- Dictionaries, Music -- Bio-bibliography
Faculty of Music Event Programmes
by University of Toronto. Faculty of Music
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Program from a concert at the Faculty of Music, University of Toronto. Performers : members of the University of Toronto Symphony Orchestra ; Lorenzo Guggenheim, François Koh and Samuel Tam, conductors Event tracks : Symphonies, K. 550, G minor. Molto allegro ; Andante ; Menuetto ; Allegro assai / Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (Lorenzo Guggenheim, conductor) ; Symphonies, H. I, 59, A major. Presto ; Andante o più tosto allegretto ; Minuet ; Allegro assai / Joseph Haydn (François Koh, conductor) ;...
Topic: Concert programs
Music - University of Toronto
by Seashore, Carl E. (Carl Emil), 1866-1949
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Topics: Music -- Psychology, Intelligence tests
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Topics: Feudalism -- Greece Peloponnesus History Sources, Franks -- Greece Peloponnesus History Sources,...
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Topic: Songs, French
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Topics: Singing -- Instruction and study, Sight-singing
Music - University of Toronto
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Each volume also has special title-page
Topics: Music, Musicians
Music - University of Toronto
by Goetschius, Percy, 1853-1943
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Topics: Counterpoint, Harmony
Vol. [5-15] has title in German: Universal-Handbuch der Musikliteratur
Topic: Music
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Topics: Music -- Manuals, text-books, etc, Piano -- Methods, Music -- Examinations, questions, etc
Music - University of Toronto
by Hofmann, Josef, 1876-1957
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Reprinted from the Ladies' home journal
Topic: Piano -- Instruction and study
Canadian Sheet Music
by Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus, 1756-1791
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Topic: sheet music
Source: folio
Unacc. songs for 1-2 voices
Topic: Songbooks, French
Vol. [5-15] has title in German: Universal-Handbuch der Musikliteratur
Topic: Music
Doreen Hall
Topic: Tonic sol-fa
Music - University of Toronto
by Grove, George, 1820-1900, ed; Fuller-Maitland, J. A. (John Alexander), 1856-1936; Wodehouse, Adela Harriet Sophia (Bagot), 1854-1921. [from old catalog]
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4 v. and 23 cm
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Topics: Music, Music
Music - University of Toronto
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Arthur Plettner and Isa McIlwraith
Topics: Bach, Johann Sebastian, 1685-1750, Music -- Germany 18th century History and criticism
Canadian Sheet Music
by Bizet, Georges, 1838-1875
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[English] Lamb of God, that takest away our sins, / Have compassion, have compassion upon us. / O thou Lamb of God, that takest away the sins of the world, / Have compassion, have compassion, have compassion upon us. / Lamb of God, O Lamb of God, Thou that bearest the sins of the world, / Lamb of God, O Lamb of God, Thou that takest away all the sins of the world, / O Lamb of God, thy peace be with us, Lamb of God, O Lamb of God, Thy peace with us. / Thy peace, Thy peace ever be with us....
Topic: sheet music
Source: folio
Music - University of Toronto
by Parkhurst, Edwin R
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Edited by E.R. Parkhurst
Topics: Music, Music
1 close score (vi, 349 p.) ; 21 cm
Topics: Methodist Protestant Church (U.S. : 1830-1939) -- Hymns, Hymns, English
Music - University of Toronto
by Wagner, Richard, 1813-1883
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v. 1. Opera and the essence of music.- The stage-play and dramatical poetic art in the abstract.- v. 2. Poetry and music in the drama of the future
Topics: Opera, Drama
Translation of Führer durch die Opern
Topic: Operas
Imprint varies: v. 1. C. Muquardt
Topics: Music, Musicians, Dutch, Musicians, Belgian
Music - University of Toronto
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Topics: Hymns, English, Tune-books, Anthems
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