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Fonds F0110 - Norma Beecroft fonds.

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CA ACU SPC F0110

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Norma Beecroft fonds.

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  • 1947-2005 (Creation)

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5.64 m of textual records and other materials.

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Name of creator

Biographical history

Canadian composer, producer, broadcaster and administrator Norma Beecroft was born in Oshawa, Ontario, on April 11, 1934. Biographical information available in Encyclopedia of music in Canada. 2nd ed., p. 102-103.

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Donated by N. Beecroft between 1988 and 2008.

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Fonds consists of correspondence; manuscripts, ranging from notes and sketches to full scores, of orchestral, chamber and choral music as well as manuscripts of lectures and radio scripts about various Canadian composers; material about N. Beecroft and her career including items from her early education, newsclippings, articles, brochures and programmes; sound recordings of compositions by N. Beecroft, as well as of interviews, documentaries and tapes produced by Norma Beecroft Sound Inc. including master tapes for several Stratford Festival productions; videocassettes from the National Choreographic Seminar at the Banff Centre, Banff, Alberta, 1980; correspondence, financial records and other material relating to Beecroft/Maki Productions and to various music programs such as Ten Centuries Programs, Music of Today and Passage of the 20th Century, with which N. Beecroft was associated, particularly at CJRT-FM Radio, Toronto, Ontario; proposals, conferences, committees and workshops in which N. Beecroft was involved; material relating to Norma Beecroft Sound Inc.; and other miscellaneous material.

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Text in English.

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3199527

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