Ethel Smyth collection
The collection contains letters from Pablo Casals, Albert Einstein, Gustav Holst, William James, Clara Schuman, Peter Tchaikovsky, Cosima Wagner, and others. Smyth drew on these letters in her autobiographical writings.
There is one letter from S...
Michael Tippett collection
The collection consists of 31 letters to Edward Sackville-West (1901-1965), mainly concerning Tippett's opera The Midsummer Marriage. There is a great deal on the production itself, music problems, and his ideas for casting the roles. Tippett's ot...
Irish and Scottish song mauscript collection
The manuscript contains over one hundred Irish and Scottish songs, collected by Harry S. Higginson. The index at the front goes as high as ninety-one songs at page 98, but there are songs until page 162, suggesting approximately 150 titles. Song l...
Steuarta Cosgrove collection
A collection of hymns and psalms carefully selected from the best composers arranged for public worship compiled by Steuarta King. Contains musical scores.
Eric Dowling fonds
Fonds (59-1995) consists of correspondence, tss. and mss. of speeches, bound diary-notebooks, musical socres, photographs, and printed materials including published music, programmes, and news clippings.
Peter Stevens fonds
The fonds consists of manuscripts, reviews, and correspondence.
Valerie Tryon fonds
The majority of the material for this collection, especially the early material, comes from two scrapbooks maintained by Valerie Tryon’s father, Kenneth. These consisted of newspaper clippings, photographs, concert programs, and other ephemera. In...
Havergal Brian fonds
The fonds consists predominantly of letter from Brian to Sir Granville Bantock. There are also a few letters to Helen Bantock, Raymond Bantock, and H.O. Anderton, as well as a few letters addressed to Brian.
Denis ApIvor collection of Christian Darnton and Bernard Van Dieren
Denis ApIvor, an English composer and musicologist, gathered together a variety of materials relating to Van Dieren and Darton. The collection includes correspondence about the men and their music, original letters by Darnton, biographical materia...
Van Dieren, Bernard
There have been three accruals. The entertainment collection contains materials related to entertainment, predominantly Canadian and American. Genres include ballet, theatre, concerts, musicals and exhibitions (except those that feature sports). T...
Eric Aldwinckle collection
The collection (18-2001) consists of correspondence mainly from Aldwinckle to Somers, poetry, pen and ink sketches and drawings, and one water-colour.
Hymn to be sung by the charity children
The text of the hymn begins "Did Jesus weep for human woes". The date "c1780's" has been written in pencil by an unknown hand. Research Collections has two broadsides containing hymns. One is titled "The First Hymn Sung by the Charity Children" an...
William Cole fonds
The fonds consists of materials mainly relating to his acting and musical career. There are also materials relating to other family members: his parents, his daughter Valerie, the Philps, and the Hessenauers. Bill father’, Raymond, served in World...
Manuscript contains the following musical scores in several different hands:
Gluck, Christoph Willibald Ritter von,1714-1787; Rossini, Gioacchino, 1792-1868; Carafa de Colobrano, Michele Enrico, 1787-1872; Cherubini, Luigi, 1760-1842; Fioravanti, ...
Musical compositions for keyboard and voice
The vocal works include excerpts from "The Prize", "The Mountaineers", and "The Cherokee". Singers include Mrs. Storace, Mrs. Bland and Mrs. Banister. Keyboard pieces include works by Haydn, Giordani, Pleyel and Mazzinghi.
Written on the front in...
Jackie Washington fonds
The fonds consists of extensive photographs and textual, audio and audio visual materials. It also contains realia including trophies and honours, such a Lifetime Achievement Award from the Hamilton Music Awards and even some of Washington’s hats.
Vista Productions fonds
The fonds consists of correspondence, eight drawers of index cards containing information about Smythe’s recordings, contracts and agreements, invoices, articles by Smythe, programmes, catalogues and other printed materials, photographs, and audio...