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Galt MacDermot
Arthur Terence Galt MacDermot (born December 18, 1928) is a Canadian-American composer, pianist and writer of musical theatre. He won a Grammy Award for the song "African Waltz" in 1960. His most successful musicals have been H...
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Glenn Gould
Glenn Herbert Gould (25 September 1932 – 4 October 1982) was a Canadian pianist who became one of the best-known and most celebrated classical pianists of the 20th century. He was particularly renowned as an interpreter of the ...
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R. Murray Schafer
Raymond Murray Schafer, CC (born 18 July 1933) is a Canadian composer, writer, music educator and environmentalist perhaps best known for his World Soundscape Project, concern for acoustic ecology, and his book The Tuning of th...
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Gena Branscombe
Gena Branscombe (4 November 1881 – 26 July 1977) was a Canadian pianist, composer, music educator and choir conductor who lived and worked in the United States.
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Tim Brady
Timothy Wesley John Brady (born 11 July 1956) is a Canadian composer, electric guitarist, improvising musician, concert producer and record producer. Working in the field of contemporary classical music, experimental music, and...
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Calixa Lavallée
Calixa Lavallée, (Verchères, Québec, December 28, 1842 – Boston, Massachusetts, January 21, 1891), born Calixte Paquet dit Lavallée, was a French-Canadian-American musician and Union Army band musician during the American Civil...
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Rudi Martinus van Dijk
Rudi Martinus van Dijk (27 March 1932, Culemborg, Gelderland – 29 November 2003) was a Dutch Canadian composer of classical orchestral, chamber and vocal music, often featuring violin or piano. He studied with Hendrik Andriesse...
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R. Nathaniel Dett
Robert Nathaniel Dett (October 11, 1882 – October 2, 1943), often known as R. Nathaniel Dett and Nathaniel Dett, was a composer, organist, pianist and music professor. While born in Canada, he spent most of his professional car...
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... A research essay presents a literature review of studies on Canadian music in Canadian music ... education and the personal experiences of three Canadian preservice music teachers with Canadian music ... . The research demonstrates that Canadian music education neglects Canadian composers and music history ...
... The author discusses ways that various teachers use Canadian music in their music curriculum ... . Canadian music can be used to support the growth of Canadian culture through schools and education ... . Introducing students to Canadian music helps them expand their musical appreciation. ...
... Discusses how the Canadian Music Educators Association's journal "The Canadian Music Educator" has ... filled the role of "national voice" for Canadian music in education over the past 40 years. Cites ...
... Discusses the repertoire of Canadian band music. Notes that several Canadian composers such as ... Michael Colgrass are frequently played outside of Canada. Describes the Canadian Music Centre, an ... organization dedicated to promote Canadian composers. Reviews briefly nine pieces for band by Canadian composers. ...
The Canadian Music Centre
Clavier (2003) Vol. 42, No. 8, pp. 29
... The Canadian Music Centre, located in various cities across Canada, is briefly profiled. The ... center was founded in 1959 to advance the new music by Canadian composers. It holds about 14,000 works by ... Canadian composers, along with 5,000 recordings and reference materials. ...
... A discography lists Canadian fiddle music available from the Canadian Folk Music Society (CFMS). ...
... The new members of the Canadian Folk Music Society for winter 1979 are listed. ...
... Responses from school music teachers to why they choose to include Canadian music in their ... Canadian music; and the enjoyment of students are among the responses given. ... curricula are discussed. The importance of making students aware of Canadian culture and of their Canadian ...
... Canadian band music, a project called the Canadian Wind Band Repertoire Project, the 2004 OMEA conference ... in Toronto, and Jeff Reynolds's OMEA workshop on Canadian wind band music. Some of the performers at ... A discussion is presented of Canadian band repertoire. Details include efforts to promote ...
... A Canadian music teacher encourages her peers to expose students to Canadian music. The promotion ... teacher's sense of Canadian identity is often reflected in the treatment of Canadian music in the classroom ... ; teachers are therefore encouraged to consider the importance of Canadian music to the education and cultural identity of their students. ...
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Canadian Musician (2005) Vol. 27, No. 5, pp. 78
... A new collaboration between the National Music Centre, the Canadian Country Music Association and ... Merritt Walk of Stars is described. The agreement is designed to revitalize the Canadian Country ... Music Hall of Fame and reunite the organization under a single collaborative banner. ...