- 195-?-1999 (Creation)
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Extent and medium
21.13 m of textual records and other material.
Name of creator
Canadian musician, composer, arranger and conductor William Alexander McCauley was born in Tofield, Alberta, on February 14, 1917. Died in Alliston, Ontario, on May 18, 1999. Biographical information available in Encyclopedia of music in Canada. 2nd ed., p. 824.
Donated by W. A. McCauley in 1989 and 1990. Accession 686/00.17 donated by the estate of William A. McCauley.
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Scope and content
Fonds consists of correspondence and financial records; published work; sound recordings; concert programs; newsclippings of articles about W. A. McCauley; manuscripts of music sketches, scores and instrumental parts. Compositions include incidental music for stage, radio, television and film; works for orchestra, concert band, chamber ensembles, chorus and voice; and educational pieces for piano. Shotlists and commentaries accompany some incidental music.
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Conditions governing access
Some items restricted.
Conditions governing reproduction
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Script of material
Language and script notes
Text in English.
Physical characteristics and technical requirements
File level inventory available at repository.
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Existence and location of originals
Existence and location of copies
Related units of description
Title based on the contents of the fonds.
Includes 79 sound recordings and 1 photograph.
Further accruals expected.