Series 0662.02 - Music Books

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Music Books

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CA GPR 0662-0662.02

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  • 1902-1950 (Creation)

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19 cm of textual records

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The fonds consists of music books used by Peter Harris. Peter had a love of music as the assortment of books show, as a pianist he collected music in England and once the family settled in the peace country he was quick to offer piano lessons. Peter also quickly became involved in the music scene becoming a member of a Beaverlodge band that played popular music at dances. The music books are piano books for many popular music from the 1920s and through until the 1950s.

A wide variety of music books that were used by Peter Gambell Harris in England as well as books purchased in Canada. There is one book for lessons and the rest are popular songs that he would have played as a member of a Beaverlodge band that played popular music at dances. The band consisted of members including Pat Carrell and they played at many community events throughout the Peace Region.

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South Peace Regional Archives

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