Series S0016 - Sound recordings

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CA ACU SPC F0018-S0016


Sound recordings


  • 1967 - 1980 (Creation)

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36 sound recordings.

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  • File consists of sound recordings of J. Metcalf interviewing Hugh Hood, Alice Munro, Alden Nowlan and Mordecai Richler; J. Metcalf's short stories broadcast or recorded by the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation; address by J. Metcalf to high school teachers' workshop; readings by A. Munro, John Newlove, A. Nowlan and Kent Thompson; and readings and lectures by the Montreal Story Tellers. Readings often followed by discussion periods.
  • 1 audio disc; 13 audio tape cassettes; 22 audio tape reels.
  • Sound recordings of the Montreal Story Tellers taped by Doug Rollins.
  • Audio tape reels accompanied by listing of tape contents.

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  • Arranged alphabetically by main entry, then chronologically.
  • Title based on contents of series.

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The Montreal Story Tellers was founded in late December 1970. The group, consisting of Clark Blaise, Raymond Fraser, Hugh Hood, J. Metcalf and Ray Smith, gave their first reading in February 1971 at Rosemere High School, Rosemere, Quebec. They read and discussed their works at various high schools, colleges and universities from 1971 to 1976. The last public reading by the group was at Sir George Williams University, Montreal, Quebec, March 26, 1976.

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