War Songs from the first half of the twentieth century collection
The focal point of this collection of sheet music is the First World War. These songs do not reflect the idea of war as it is commonly thought of in popular imagination: battlefields, trenches and heroic charges. These songs were not, for the most...
Boris Brott fonds
The fonds consists of correspondence, photographs, printed and audio-visual materials which document Brott’s life and career. There is also some material related to his parents and his brother, Denis, a cellist.
The materials are mainly in English...
Louise Bennett Coverley fonds
The fonds reflects her life as both a writer, performer, and a promoter of the Jamaican language. It is arranged into the following series: correspondence; legal and financial documents; writing; published and printed materials; personal and profe...
Bruce Cockburn fonds
The fonds is very comprehensive and includes: 32 notebooks in which Cockburn composed most of his song lyrics from 1969 to 2002; song sheets and scores; correspondence, including fan mail; awards, including gold records; promotional material, incl...
Morley Calvert fonds
The archive consists of original scores, photographs, memorabilia, programs, correspondence, personal items and clippings.
Franz Liszt and his circle collection
Twenty-four of the letters are written by Liszt to a variety of correspondents; one letter is addressed to Liszt from the Executive Committee for the Mozart Jubilee. There is one letter from Dr. S. Jadassohn to an unknown correspondent. The letter...
Michio Mamiya - Letter to Anne Brydon
This archive consists of one letter written by Mamiya to Anne Brydon in 1980. The letter is a response to a series of Brydon's questions and outlines the personal and intellectual influences in Mamiya's music.
Hamilton Chamber Music Society collection
The collection consists of programmes from the first concert, held 19 January 1952, until the 1976-1977 season.
Hamilton Chamber Music Society
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.
Hans von Bülow collection
There have been six accruals. The first accrual consists of 8 letters to Princess Carolyne von Sayn-Wittgenstein, the daughter of a wealthy Polish landowner. The second accrual consists of 3 letters to unknown recipients. The third accrual consist...
Bülow, Hans von
Georgian Songs collection
There have been two accruals. The first accrual consists of 923 songs from 1714-1830. The second accrual consists of approximately 1,000 songs from 1700-1830. Both accruals of songs are mainly from the Georgian Era, that is during the reigns of th...
Herbert Menges fonds
The fonds is arranged into three series: correspondence, compositions, ephemera and memorabilia. The fonds includes some of the financial records and minutes of the Brighton Philharmonic Society.
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.
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...
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...
There have been two accruals. The first accrual has been arranged into seven series as follows: music, correspondence, certificates and awards, press and promotional materials, photographs, audio discs, realia. The second accrual consists of press...
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...
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...