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Guelph Spring Festival
Guelph Spring Festival.
City of Gold
City of Gold (1957) is a classic example of the superb work by the National Film Board of Canada's (NFB) acclaimed Unit B Directors Wolf Koenig and Colin Low and editor and producer Tom Daly.
Arcade Fire (Profile)
People in tuxedos fighting over hot dogs. That's the indelible image Win Butler and Régine Chassagne took home from their first trip to the Grammy Awards back in 2006. Their group, Arcade Fire, had received two nominations.
BMG Music Canada Inc / Musique BMG du Canada Inc.
BMG Music Canada Inc / Musique BMG du Canada Inc. (successively, 1929-86, RCA Victor Co, Ltd, RCA Inc, RCA Limited/Limitée). Record company which began as the Victor Talking Machine Co in Camden, NJ, in 1901.
Armdale Chorus. Female choir of about 25 members.
Parallels and Contrasts in the Visual Arts and Music: A comparative study of the development of the two sister arts in Canada had not been published, although Maria Tippett's Making Culture (Toronto 1990) reviews broad trends in anglophone Canada from the late 19th to the mid-20th century.
Victoria Musical Art Society
Victoria Musical Art Society (until 1930 the Victoria Ladies' Musical Club). Founded 3 Mar 1906 to encourage local performers and to present international artists. Under its aegis Galli-Curci, McCormack, Kreisler, and others performed in Victoria.
Winnipeg Folk Festival
Winnipeg Folk Festival. It was established in 1974 by Mitch Podolak, Ava Kobrinsky and Colin Gorrie as part of Winnipeg's centennial celebrations.
Winter Themes in Music
In the 19th century a number of winter-inspired piano pieces or songs for voice and piano were published, including Canadian Winter Galop (1864 or before) by Charles J. Millar, Winter Carnival March (1884) by C.A.
Women's Musical Clubs
Women's musical clubs. Associations of music lovers formed with the aim of improving the members' knowledge and appreciation of music, enriching the concert life of the local community, and encouraging young artists.
Windsor Symphony Orchestra
Windsor Symphony Orchestra. Founded as an amateur orchestra in 1947 in Windsor, Ont by Matti Holli.
World Music Week/Semaine mondiale de la musique
World Music Week/Semaine mondiale de la musique. Biennial congress begun in 1975 and held under the aegis of the International Music Council.
Yukon Arts Council
Yukon Arts Council. Organization founded as an independent society under the Yukon Societies Ordinance in October 1971. Prior to that time, some of its musical responsibilities were carried out by the Whitehorse Concert Association, active from the late 1950s to 1970.
Warner Music Canada Ltd.
Warner Music Canada Ltd (successively, 1967-90, Warner Reprise Canada Ltd, Kinney Music of Canada Ltd, WEA Music of Canada Ltd).
World Soundscape Project
World Soundscape Project. Founded by R. Murray Schafer in the late 1960s with headquarters at Simon Fraser University. This research group has secured Canada a place in the forefront of the study of soundscape ecology.
Western Ontario Conservatory of Music
Western Ontario Conservatory of Music (WOCM). Teaching and examining body operated under the auspices of the University of Western Ontario 1934-97.
Broken Social Scene
Broken Social Scene is an indie rock band formed in Toronto by core members Kevin Drew and Brendan Canning in 1999. They recorded their primarily instrumental album Feel Good Lost with help from a handful of friends. It was released in 2001 and more people were added to fill out its sounds on stage.
Ballet Jörgen Canada
The mandate of Ballet Jörgen Canada continues to be the discovery, encouragement and development of new choreographers, particularly in the field of ballet. To this end the company concentrates on new and innovative creations, which it presents in Toronto and on tour.
Lebanese Music in Canada
Immigration to Canada from Lebanon (formerly part of the Ottoman district of 'Greater Syria') began in 1882.