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Pre-1924 score collection
Pre-1924 score collection
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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.
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...
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Topic: Tonic sol-fa
Kathleen Parlow Archives
Kathleen Parlow Archives
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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.
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Topics: Music -- Dictionaries, Dictionaries, Polyglot
Fourth edition published under title: The Victrola book of the opera
Topic: Operas
Olnick Rare Book Room
Olnick Rare Book Room
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327
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201,186
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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...
Music - University of Toronto
by Lovelock, William
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Gwen Duchemin
Topics: Harmony, Music theory, Music
New Music Concerts Archives
New Music Concerts Archives
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334
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9,063
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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: Saxophone -- Methods
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Topic: Violin makers
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
Music - University of Toronto
by Troutbeck, J. (John), 1832-1899
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Topic: Choirs (Music) -- Training of
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Topics: Sea songs, Folklore of the sea
Music - University of Toronto
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Bibliography: p. [v]-vi
Topic: Music -- Dictionaries
Vol. [5-15] has title in German: Universal-Handbuch der Musikliteratur
Topic: Music
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
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Topic: Musicians -- United States Directories
95 p
Topic: War songs, English
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Topics: Phonetics, Singing and voice culture, Language, Modern -- Pronunciation
Music - University of Toronto
by Thornsby, Frederick W
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"Organ bibliography": p. 357-358
Topics: Organ, Organists -- Great Britain
Pre-1924 score collection
by Kiel, Friedrich, 1821-1885
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204 p
Topic: Oratorios -- Vocal scores with piano
Vol. [5-15] has title in German: Universal-Handbuch der Musikliteratur
Topic: Music
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Topics: Music -- Dictionaries, Music -- Bio-bibliography
Vol. [5-15] has title in German: Universal-Handbuch der Musikliteratur
Topic: 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
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Source: folio
University of Ottawa
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Topics: Songs, Provençal, Ballads, Provençal, Folk songs, Provençal, Lullabies
Vol. [5-15] has title in German: Universal-Handbuch der Musikliteratur
Topic: Music
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)
Vol. [5-15] has title in German: Universal-Handbuch der Musikliteratur
Topic: Music
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Topics: Keyboard harmony, Harmony, Continuo
Pre-1924 score collection
by Schreker, Franz, 1878-1934
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miniature score (81 p.)
Topic: Overtures -- Scores
Pre-1924 score collection
by Debussy, Claude, 1862-1918
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1 miniature score (110 p.) ; 22 cm
Topics: Suites (Orchestra) -- Excerpts -- Scores, Orchestral music -- Scores
score (54 p.)
Topic: Concertos (Piano) -- 2-piano scores
Vol. [5-15] has title in German: Universal-Handbuch der Musikliteratur
Topic: Music
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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
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Topics: Feudalism -- Greece Peloponnesus History Sources, Franks -- Greece Peloponnesus History Sources,...
1 score ( v.)
Topics: Descants, Psalms (Music)
[score]
Topic: Piano with orchestra -- 2-piano scores
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Topic: Music -- Bio-bibliography
Pre-1924 score collection
by Bax, Arnold, 1883-1953
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[score]
Topic: Choruses, Sacred (Mixed voices, 8 pts.), Unaccompanied
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Topics: Bible, Psalms (Music)
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Topics: Sirens (Mythology), Music, Magic, Swans
vii, 111 p
Topic: Children's songs
Includes bibliographical references and index
Topic: Organists, English
University of Ottawa
by Avenel, Paul, 1823-1902
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Topic: Songs, French
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Topics: Music -- Manuals, text-books, etc, Piano -- Methods, Music -- Examinations, questions, etc
Vol. [5-15] has title in German: Universal-Handbuch der Musikliteratur
Topic: Music
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by Foucher, Georges
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Topics: Violin -- Construction, Varnish and varnishing
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Topic: Piano -- Methods
Translation of Führer durch die Opern
Topic: Operas
Copy 2 : Gift of the Estate of Gordon Ward
Topic: Operas
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
Music - University of Toronto
by Goetschius, Percy, 1853-1943
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Topics: Counterpoint, Harmony
Pre-1924 score collection
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[3]-55 p. :
Topic: Children's songs
Music - University of Toronto
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Copy 2 : Gift of F. Gordon Stanley
Topic: Tonic sol-fa
Vol. [5-15] has title in German: Universal-Handbuch der Musikliteratur
Topic: Music
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by Somervell, Arthur, Sir, 1863-1937
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Topic: Sight-singing
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Topic: Songs, French
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Topic: Music
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by Hutcheson, Ernest, 1871-1951
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Topic: Piano -- Methods
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by Naumann, Emil, 1827-1888; Ouseley, Frederick Arthur Gore, Sir, 1825-1889
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Translation of Illustrierte Musikgeschichte
Topic: Music -- History and criticism
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.
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
by Parkhurst, Edwin R
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Edited by E.R. Parkhurst
Topics: Music, Music
University of Ottawa
by Closson, Ernest, 1870-1950
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For voice and piano
Topics: Folk songs, Flemish, Folk songs, Walloon
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Topic: Composition (Music)
Vol. [5-15] has title in German: Universal-Handbuch der Musikliteratur
Topic: Music
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Each volume also has special title-page
Topics: Music, Musicians
Pre-1924 score collection
by Beethoven, Ludwig van, 1770-1827
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1 score (55 p.)
Topic: Concertos (Piano) -- 2-piano scores
Music - University of Toronto
by Thornsby, Frederick W., ed
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"Bibliography of The organ", by J.H. Burn: p. 99-134
Topics: Organ (Musical instrument), Organists