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Music Archives at the National Library of Canada

MUS 262

Duke Street Records fonds.  - 1970-1994.  - 30 cm of textual records.  - 49 photographs.  - 2,154 audio tape reels.  - 191 digital audio tapes.  - 4 audio discs.  - 2 videocassettes.  - 6 video reels.  - 173 computer disks. 

Administrative history
A record label founded by Andrew Hermant featuring only Canadian musicians.  Includes pop (Art Bergmann, Chalk Circle, Jane Siberry, etc.), jazz (Aaron Davis, Moe Koffman, Manteca, etc.), folk (Willie P.  Bennett, Don Ross, etc.), classical music (Orpheus Choir of Toronto, Steven Staryk, etc.) and jazz fusion (Purple Changes, Vito Reza, etc.). 

Scope and content
The fonds contains records pertaining to the activities of Duke Street Records.  It contains, among other items, artists' files including agreements, promotional material, photographs, correspondence, financial material, press clippings, song lyrics and tour itineraries; and Duke Street Records recording sessions (complete)  for approximately 100 artists and musical groups including Ronney Abramson, Art Bergmann, Liona Boyd, Chalk Circle, Richard Clapton, Bruce Cockburn, Hagood Hardy, Moe Koffman, Manteca, Neo A4, Orpheus Choir of Toronto, Oscar Peterson, Platinum Blonde, Quintessence, Eric Robertson, Jane Siberry and Wild Bunch. 

Immediate source of acquisition:  acquired from Andrew S.  Hermant in 1995. 

Restrictions:  none. 

Finding aids:  provisional description. 

Accruals:  further accessions expected. 

Proactive Disclosure