Orford String Quartet fonds [textual record, graphic material, sound recording]
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Orford String Quartet fonds [textual record, graphic material, sound recording]Niveau hiérarchique :FondsDate :1961-1993.Référence :R12118-0-7-E, MUS 237Genre de documents :Documents photographiques, Documents textuels, Documents sonoresTrouvé dans :Archives / Collections et fondsNo d’identification :211856Contexte de cette notice :
Notice descriptive – DétailsFonds comprend :5 description(s) de niveau inférieurVoir description(s) de niveau inférieurDate(s) :1961-1993.Lieu de création :Sans lieu, inconnu ou indéterminéÉtendue :1.27 m of textual records.
28 audio reels.
10 audio cassettes.Langue du document :anglaisPortée et contenu :The fonds consists of records pertaining to the group's activities. It contains, among other items, correspondence; minutes and activity reports; applications for financial assistance and other financial documents; concert programmes; programme notes; tour itineraries and schedules; biographical and promotional material; documents concerning the Orford String Quartet Foundation, the group's 25th anniversary, the Juno Awards, etc.; photographs of Quartet members at different points in the group's existence; sound recordings of the quartet.Provenance :Biographie/Histoire administrative :Orford String Quartet : A renowned ensemble founded in 1965 and active until 1991, originally consisting of Andrew Dawes (first violin), Kenneth Perkins (second violin), Terence Helmer (viola) and Marcel Saint-Cyr (cello). Denis Brott succeeded Marcel Saint-Cyr in 1980 and was himself replaced in 1988 by Desmond Hoebig. Helmer left the group in 1986 and was replaced by Robert Levine, whose place was taken by English violist Sophie Renshaw in 1987. The Orford String Quartet performed numerous concerts throughout the world, in such countries as France, Austria, the Soviet Union, Australia, and New Zealand. Its vast repertoire covered the works of some 30 Canadian composers including The Final Silence (Bauer), Five Fantaisies (Morawetz), Paysage dépaysé (Morel) and Jacques Hétu's Quatuor à cordes no. 1. The group also won a number of awards, including first prize in the European Broadcasting Union's String Quartet Competition, the Molson Prize and Juno Awards.Instrument de recherche :Textual record, graphic material and sound recording (Électronique) The finding aid consists of 5 pages, digitized, a descriptive list of content. Arrangement and description by Stéphane Jean. (90: Ouvert)
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