Fonds F0121 - Kodály Society of Canada fonds.

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Kodály Society of Canada fonds.


  • 1972-2006 (Creation)

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1.34 m of textual records and other material.

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The Kodály Society of Canada was founded in 1973 as the Kodály Institute of Canada. The society is a bilingual professional association dedicated to the dissemination of research and the improvement of teaching following the musical, educational and cultural concepts associated with Zoltan Kodály. To this end, it holds biennial national conferences and publishes a journal Alla Breve. There are official branches of the society in Quebec, Ontario, Manitoba, Alberta and British Columbia. The Kodály Society of Canada is the recognized national body affiliated with the International Kodály Society based in Budapest.

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Donated by the Kodály Society of Canada in 1995, 1997 and 2008.

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Fonds consists of official records of the society including minutes, reports of officers and committees, membership lists, financial statements, conference and workshop reports and issues of Notes and Alla Breve. Includes several theses on the Kodály method, some recordings of addresses at the 1984 and 1994 conferences and the Kodály Institute of Canada seal.

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Text in English.

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Related fonds is Alberta Kodály Association fonds and Lois Choksy fonds.

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Includes 3 audio cassettes.


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