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Description of fonds and Collections
List of fonds and Collections
WEINZWEIG, JOHN, 1913-
John Weinzweig fonds. - 1921-1999. - 7.14 m of textual records. - 63 photographs. - 97 audio tape reels. - 50 audio discs. - 25 audio tape cassettes. - 4 videocassettes.
Scope and content
The fond contains personal and professional correspondence; autographed manuscript scores of works for large orchestra, string orchestra, ballet, film, radio and band; files concerning Weinzweig's activities with the Canadian League of Composers, the Canadian Music Centre and other organizations; lectures and correspondence regarding the Symposium of Canadian Music held in Vancouver in March 1950; articles on Weinzweig; notebooks of drafts and compositions; course notes and other teaching material; concert programmes; diplomas; lecture texts; promotional and financial records; press clippings; material concerning Morris Weinzweig, including a war journal; photographs of Weinzweig and members of his family; sound recordings consisting of radio documentaries and Weinzweig's works performed by, among others, Steven Dann, David Owens, Stuart Laughton, Catherine Lewis and John Weinzweig; and videocassettes including a recording of Divertimento No. 8 and an interview at the University of Western Ontario.
Immediate source of acquisition: acquired from John Weinzweig in several accessions between 1984 and 1999.
Finding aids: inventory for the first accession; provisional description.
Accruals: further accessions expected.