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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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3,145
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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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38,812
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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.
New Music Concerts Archives
New Music Concerts Archives
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334
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9,122
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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...
Olnick Rare Book Room
Olnick Rare Book Room
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327
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201,229
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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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Topic: Saxophone -- Methods
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Topics: Music -- Dictionaries, Dictionaries, Polyglot
Music - University of Toronto
by Troutbeck, J. (John), 1832-1899
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Topic: Choirs (Music) -- Training of
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 Lovelock, William
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Gwen Duchemin
Topics: Harmony, Music theory, Music
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Topics: Sea songs, Folklore of the sea
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
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 Key, Pierre V. R. (Pierre Van Rensselaer), 1872-1945; Zirato, Bruno
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Topic: Caruso, Enrico, 1873-1921
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
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Topics: Music -- Dictionaries, Music -- Bio-bibliography
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Topics: Phonetics, Singing and voice culture, Language, Modern -- Pronunciation
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Topics: Music -- Manuals, text-books, etc, Piano -- Methods, Music -- Examinations, questions, etc
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Topic: Violin makers
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
Music - University of Toronto
by Thornsby, Frederick W
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"Organ bibliography": p. 357-358
Topics: Organ, Organists -- Great Britain
University of Ottawa
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Topics: Songs, Provençal, Ballads, Provençal, Folk songs, Provençal, Lullabies
Music - University of Toronto
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Topics: Bible, Psalms (Music)
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
Music - University of Toronto
by Wagner, Richard, 1813-1883; Wesendonk, Mathilde, 1828-1902; Ellis, William Ashton, d. 1919
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Includes biblbiographical references and index
Music - University of Toronto
by Foucher, Georges
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Topics: Violin -- Construction, Varnish and varnishing
University of Ottawa
by Avenel, Paul, 1823-1902
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Topic: Songs, French
Pre-1924 score collection
by Warlock, Peter, 1894-1930
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1 score (56 p.) ; 28 cm
Topic: Songs with piano
1 score (26 p.) + 1 part (11 p.) ; 34 cm
Topic: Violin with orchestra -- Solo with piano
Vol. [5-15] has title in German: Universal-Handbuch der Musikliteratur
Topic: Music
Canadian Sheet Music
by Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus, 1756-1791
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Source: folio
University of Ottawa
by Gedalge, André, 1856-1926
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No more published
Topic: Fugue
Translation of Führer durch die Opern
Topic: Operas
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)
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Topic: Piano -- Instruction and study
Music - University of Toronto
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Topic: Piano -- Methods
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Topics: Keyboard harmony, Harmony, Continuo
Music - University of Toronto
by Parkhurst, Edwin R
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Edited by E.R. Parkhurst
Topics: Music, Music
Doreen Hall
Topic: Tonic sol-fa
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Topics: Ellerton, John, 1826-1893, Hymns, English -- History and criticism
Pre-1924 score collection
by Mendelssohn-Bartholdy, Felix, 1809-1847
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1 score (179 p.)
Topic: Symphonies -- Scores
Includes bibliographical references and index
Topic: Organists, English
Fourth edition published under title: The Victrola book of the opera
Topic: Operas
Music - University of Toronto
by Somervell, Arthur, Sir, 1863-1937
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Topic: Sight-singing
Later ed. has title: Music lovers' encyclopedia
Topics: Music -- Dictionaries, Music -- Bio-bibliography
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....
Source: folio
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Topic: Music -- Bio-bibliography
Pre-1924 score collection
by Griffes, Charles Tomlinson, 1884-1920
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1 score (15 p.) + 1 part (7 p.) ; 31 cm
Topic: Flute with orchestra -- Solo with piano
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by Hull, A. Eaglefield (Arthur Eaglefield), 1876-1928
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"List of musical compositions": p. 183-195. "Literary works": p. [199]
Topic: Scott, Cyril, 1879-1970
Vol. [5-15] has title in German: Universal-Handbuch der Musikliteratur
Topic: Music
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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
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Topics: Sirens (Mythology), Music, Magic, Swans
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
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Topics: Hymns, English, Tune-books, Anthems
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Copy 2 : Gift of F. Gordon Stanley
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
Canadian Sheet Music
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Source: folio
Unacc. songs for 1-2 voices
Topic: Songbooks, French
Vol. [5-15] has title in German: Universal-Handbuch der Musikliteratur
Topic: Music
Pre-1924 score collection
by Sharp, Cecil J. (Cecil James), 1859-1924
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2 v
Topics: Folk songs, English, Ballads, English
Imprint varies: v. 1. C. Muquardt
Topics: Music, Music, Music, Musicians, Dutch, Musicians, Belgian
Music - University of Toronto
by Terry, Charles Sanford, 1864-1936
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pt. 1. The hymns and hymn melodies of the "passions" and oratorios
Topic: Bach, Johann Sebastian, 1685-1750
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
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by Forkel, Johann Nikolaus, 1749-1818; Terry, Charles Sanford, 1864-1936
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Topic: Bach, Johann Sebastian, 1685-1750
Vol. [5-15] has title in German: Universal-Handbuch der Musikliteratur
Topic: Music
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Arthur Plettner and Isa McIlwraith
Topics: Bach, Johann Sebastian, 1685-1750, Music -- Germany 18th century History and criticism
Pre-1924 score collection
by Alschausky, J.F. Serafiné, 1879-
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score (9 p.) and part
Topics: Trombone with orchestra -- Solo with piano, Horn and piano music, Arranged