Fonds F0113 - Department of Music fonds.

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Department of Music fonds.


  • 1964-2012 (Creation)

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1.44 m of textual records and other material:

21 audio recordings:
9 audiotape cassettes
10 CDs
2 mini discs

44 video recordings:
42 VHS videocassettes
2 DVDs

photographic material:
642 black and white photonegatives
70 black and white prints
22 contact sheets

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The Department of Music was established in 1968 within the Faculty of Fine Arts. Prior to this date, courses in the subject were offered by the Faculty of Arts and Science. The department offers a BA Honours, BMUS, a joint BMUS/BEd as well as graduate work leading to a MMUS and a PhD degree.

In April 2010, all departments from the Faculty of Fine Arts were combined with those of the Faculties of Humanities, Social Sciences and Communication and Culture into the Faculty of Art.

Heads of the Department of Music:
Z. Roman, 1967-1968 (Acting Head); W.K. Cole, 1968-1973; S.G. Finn, 1973-1981; C.K. Mather, 1981-1985; E.C. Cramer, 1985-1994; L.D. Choksy, 1994-1999; M.V. Edwards, 1999-2003; J. Brown, 2003-2008; W. Jordan, 2008-2013.

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Fonds consists of course outlines, pamphlets, and programs and publicity for concerts organised by the Department of Music. Also includes concerts and events presented by the Department of Music.

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The fonds is arranged into three series: (1) Administrative files (2) Concert Programs and (3) Audio-visual materials.

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Administrative records are restricted for a period of 15 years as authorized under the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act.

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