Series SQC2 - 1st Banff International String Quartet Competition

Transcripts : [Arts National broadcasts] Eder Quartet and Colorado Quartet : [performance recording] Hagen Quartet : [performance recording] Lydian Quartet and Harrington Quartet : [performance recording] Vermilion Quartet and Mendelssohn Quartet [does not contain Mendelssohn Quartet] : [performance r... Mendelssohn Quartet : [performance recording] Da Vinci Quartet : [performance recording] Manchester Quartet : [performance recording] Brodsky Quartet : [performance recording] Vermilion Quartet and Colorado Quartet : [performance recording]

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1st Banff International String Quartet Competition

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pfla SQC-SQC2

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  • 1980 - 1993, 2005, predominant 1981 - 1984 (Creation)

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20 cm of textual records
9 audio cassettes
1 audio disc : vinyl
1 optical disc : CD
51 audio reels
118 sound recordings : WAV
51 sound recordings : MP3
2 posters
30 photographs : b&w prints ; 20 x 25 cm or smaller
1 photograph : col. print ; 10 x 13 cm
400 photographs : b&w negatives ; 35mm
19 photographs : b&w negatives ; 4.5 x 6 cm
10 photographs : b&w negatives ; 5.5 x 5.5 cm
95 photographs : col. slides ; 35mm

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Series consists of material related to the the 1st Banff International String Quartet Competition. It includes administrative records, audio recordings (of quartet performances, as well as the CBC's broadcast of the competition), the score for the competition's imposed piece (Movement for String Quartet by Harry Somers), promotional material, and photographs.

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See also the Arts Administration fonds, file AA29c.17 - String Quartet Competition
See also the Banff Centre Library Archival Video collection, video 4178

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