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Tafelmusik Baroque Orchestra 
Text  Lamon, Jeanne and Haight, Lynn, Tafelmusik Baroque Orchestra, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 2000), 18 Nov 1999, 158-171  Jeanne Lamon: Artistic and administrative leaders working together at Tafelmusik. The success of Tafelmusik. The music and the philosophy of music-making of Tafelmusik. The revolutionary nature of the music and what it means. The instruments used. [Tape recorded music is played several times...
Good Music Made Popular 
Text  Stewart, Reginald, Good Music Made Popular, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club of Canada, 1935), 13 Dec 1934, 173-182  Music inherent in us all; fundamentally a part of our nature. Early manifestations in the Book of Genesis. Music as the real universal speech of mankind. The experience of hearing music in a concert hall. Wanting to do more for the humble lover of music and those she represents. Why the general...
Music and Musicians 
Text  Mazzoleni, Ettore, Music and Musicians, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club of Canada, 1950), 15 Dec 1949, 142-150  Some anecdotes about famous musicians. The position of the composer today, vastly different from his position in the days of church and court patronage, and in the days of the great romantic movement of the 1800s. An examination of how the composer has changed through the centuries in his typical...
Patriotism and Poetry 
Text  Boulton, Sir Harold E., Patriotism and Poetry, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club of Canada, 1929), 1 Nov 1928, 235-241  Examples throughout history of inspiration obtained from song and verse. Instances of songs that have had a tremendous effect upon the times in which they were sung or produced. How this affects the modern Canadian tunes. Examples of how we have been affected by songs and poetry from England,...
Ideals of Music in the New World 
Text  Erskine, John, Ideals of Music in the New World, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1947), 1 May 1947, 349-359  First, a performance by Glen Gould. Congratulations to the Toronto Conservatory on its 60th birthday. Ties with the Juilliard School of Music in New York through Edward Johnson. Music education in the new world. The problem of the arts in this continent as somewhat different from anything the old...
Music In A Disordered World 
Text  Johnson, Edward, Music In A Disordered World, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club of Canada, 1932), 29 Dec 1932, 350-355  The art of experiencing pleasure through hearing as one of our most primitive and precious possessions. The pleasure implicit in music, an art which since time immemorial has swayed the emotions of humanity and which, especially at this time, has an important bearing on our mind and spirit in a...
What Is This Business of Conducting? 
Text  Stewart, Reginald, What Is This Business of Conducting?, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club of Canada, 1940), 18 Apr 1940, 446-456  Ladies Day. What lies behind a symphony concert. The business of conducting. Dealing with the same three elements that a business man would have to deal with: his material as the music which the composer has written; his means which are a group of instrumentalists, known collectively as an...
Music and Peace 
Text  Mazzoleni, Ettore, Music and Peace, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1947), 19 Dec 1946, 149-156  The building of peace not an easy task. Spiritual values that serve to build the world and to build peace; none more important than culture. The need to support a policy which combines both political and cultural leadership if we are to have a true peace, based upon that freedom which is the best...
the Influence of Music on the Community 
Text  Branscombe, Edward, the Influence of Music on the Community, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club of Canada, 1929), 28 Mar 1928, 110-124  Mr. Branscombe was accompanied by his choir of men and boys, The Westminster Glee Singers. Our awareness of what music can do. The spiritual aspect of music. The enormous power that music has in religious observances and ceremonies. Music as the most potent former of character that the world...
The Concert Hall as an Artistic Instrument 
Text  Stern, Isaac, The Concert Hall as an Artistic Instrument, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1980), 15 Nov 1979, 108-115  To the performer on stage, the hall is indeed another instrument. Why this is so. The performer's respect for a hall. The responsibility of a community that takes on the adventure of building a concert hall. The need for a permanent and healthy performing fund. The issue of finances. Can and must...
A Musical Day 
Text  Hobbes, G., A Musical Day, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club of Canada, 1930), 18 Apr 1929, p. 167  The affectionate regard of the whole Company for Canada as a whole and Toronto in particular. The value to practical imperialism of the interchange of visits between musically minded folk from one part of the Empire to the other. A musical programme then took place, with many pieces from the...
Music and the Empire 
Text  Neel, Boyd, Music and the Empire, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1954), 15 Oct 1953, 21-28  An alternation of the title: "Music IN the Empire." Some idea of the experiences the speaker has had within the Empire as far as music goes, and also his travels in different countries and what he has found there. A musical travelogue. Personal experiences, anecdotes and reminiscences of the...
Christmas Meeting 
Text  MacMillan, Sir Ernest, Christmas Meeting, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1952), 20 Dec 1951, 145-157  Christmas meeting with Christmas music by The Schola Cantorum of St. Michael's Cathedral, Directed by Rt. Rev. J.E. Ronan. First, an address by Sir Ernest MacMillan speaking on music.
How Music Is Made 
Text  O'Hara, Geoffrey, How Music Is Made, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club of Canada, 1928), 26 Jan 1927, 17-17  The synopsis of this address indicated that it was directed to show the natural, simple, character of popular music; its power of creating and fostering real culture; and imparting much happiness to the vast masses of the people. The message that music has for everyone. The power for good that...
The Music of the People 
Text  Gibbon, J. Murray, The Music of the People, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club of Canada, 1930), 31 Oct 1929, 278-288  The speaker was assisted by Miss Mary Frances James, Soprano; Mr. Herbert Hewitson, Tenor; and Mr. Harold Eustace Key, Pianist. Mr. Hewitson begins with a solo. A discussion of folksong. Folk music in Toronto, with examples. Folktunes which familiar to the audience. Hymns that are folktunes, with...
Jazz; Whence? Why? Whither? 
Text  O'Hara, Geoffrey, Jazz; Whence? Why? Whither?, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club of Canada, 1924), 20 Feb 1924, 88-96  An address of music, wit, and comedic entertainment focussed on the subject of Jazz. Some amusing definitions of the term "Jazz." The universal love of music. Indefinable jazz. How the word has been used. The speaker's definition of jazz. Many personal anecdotes and reminiscences told in an...
Keep the Music Playing in Toronto 
Text  Rae, The Hon. Bob, Keep the Music Playing in Toronto, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 2002), 27 Feb 2002, 381-390  The community of Toronto - how much it has changed - the challenges and possibilities, especially in relation to the Toronto Symphony. Some myths about the orchestra. Some realities. The choice to produce the kind of city we want to live in.
Canadian Music at a Crossroad: 10 Reasons Why Canada's Music Industry Needs a New Policy Framework 
Text  McCabe, Michael, Canadian Music at a Crossroad: 10 Reasons Why Canada's Music Industry Needs a New Policy Framework, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 2001), 28 Mar 2001, 276-286  10 Canadian music artists and icons who had no choice but to go to the United States to achieve their full potential. Why we all lose in that situation. Becoming more successful at fostering Canadian talent in Canada. The music industry; the music industry in Canada. Cause for celebration and...
Learning Through The Arts 
Text  Simon, Dr. Peter, Learning Through The Arts, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 2007), 1 Dec 2005, 172-181  The Royal Conservatory of Music - in the midst of an exciting growth period - some details. Creating educational programs that use the arts to develop aspects of thinking, learning, and communicating. Some history of the RCM. The structure of the RCM - the six main areas of activity. The Telus...
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