Archives and Special Collections
Fonds F0116 - Alcides Lanza fonds.
CA ACU SPC F0116
Alcides Lanza fonds.
- 1953-2011 (Creation)
Level of description
Extent and medium
6.84 m of textual records and other material.
Name of creator
Canadian composer, conductor, pianist and educator born June 2, 1929 in Rosario, Argentina. Biographical information available in Encyclopedia of music in Canada. 2nd ed., p. 717.
Donated by a. lanza between 1990 and 2012. Accession 621/97.20 donated by a. lanza in 1997 through the University of Calgary Foundation.
Immediate source of acquisition or transfer
Content and structure area
Scope and content
Fonds consists of correspondence and contracts; notebooks; manuscript scores of vocal, choral, instrumental, chamber, orchestral and electronic works; manuscripts of articles and program notes; concert programs and promotional material; newsclippings of articles and reviews, as well as scrapbook, 1949-1961, tracing a. lanza's musical career; photographs; sound recordings, film and videocassette featuring performances of a. lanza's works; material relating to Electronic Music Studio, McGill University, and to teaching; sound recordings of others' music; recorded interviews with a. lanza and a. lanza interviewing others; and miscellaneous material. Also includes draft of Pamela Jones's biography of a. lanza.
Appraisal, destruction and scheduling
System of arrangement
Conditions of access and use area
Conditions governing access
Some items restricted.
Conditions governing reproduction
Language of material
Script of material
Language and script notes
Text in English, Spanish and German.
Physical characteristics and technical requirements
File level inventory available at repository.
Allied materials area
Existence and location of originals
Existence and location of copies
Related units of description
Title based on contents of the fonds.
Includes ca. 636 sound recordings, 9 videocassettes, ca. 100 photographs and 1 oversize folder of promotional material.
Further accruals expected.