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Art Writing and Criticism
Art Writing and Criticism date for the most part from the 1950s.
Book Review: Atwood's <book>Oryx and Crake</book>
ARS LONGA, VITA BREVIS. The Roman poet Horace's familiar words, that life is short but art is forever, have been a writer's maxim for 2,000 years.
Art Conservation and Restoration
Art Conservation and Restoration, see Conservation of Movable Cultural Property.
Violin and Viola Playing and Teaching
Violin and viola playing and teaching. By the late 17th century the popularity of the instruments known as viols had been surpassed by those of the violin family (with the exception of the bass viol, which became the modern double-bass).
Youth and Music Canada/Jeunesses musicales of Canada
Youth and Music Canada (YMC) 1984- / Jeunesses musicales du Canada (JMC) 1949-84. A non-profit organization created to encourage the pursuit of music among Canada's young people and to help talented performers and composers develop their careers in Canada and abroad.
Nobel Prizes and Canada
The Nobel Prizes are awarded annually for achievements that have significantly benefitted humankind. The prizes are among the highest international honours and are awarded in six categories: physics, chemistry, physiology or medicine, literature, peace, and economics. They are administered by the Nobel Foundation and awarded by institutions in Sweden and Norway. Seventeen Canadians have won Nobel Prizes, excluding Canadian-born individuals who gave up their citizenship and members of organizations that have won the peace prize.
Composition, instrumental solos and duos
IntroductionOne may consider the repertoire of Canadian compositions in these categories in two ways. First, 'repertoire' may indicate those works which are played repeatedly.
Conductors and conducting
IntroductionConductors and conducting. The practice of beating time with hand, foot, stick, bow, or rolled-up sheet of paper to co-ordinate group performance is centuries old.
Arts and Culture Centre
Public building opened 22 May 1967. It was designed by Cummings and Campbell of St John's and Lebensold, Affleck, their Montreal associates, with acoustic design by Russell Johnson Associates.
Concertos and Concertante Music
Concertos and concertante music.
Confederation and Music
Confederation and music. Confederation is the popular term for the federal union in 1867 of the provinces of Upper and Lower Canada (thereafter Ontario and Quebec), New Brunswick, and Nova Scotia under the name Dominion of Canada.
Anglo-Canadian Rock 'n' Roll and Rock Music
Rock 'n' roll and rock music emerged in the 1950s and 1960s from roots in African-American musical styles (such as jump blues, rhythm and blues, and electric blues), and in white styles (such as swing, western swing, and country music).
Blackie and the Rodeo Kings
Blackie & The Rodeo Kings was initially conceived in 1996 as a tribute act to singer-songwriter Willie P. Bennett. By renewing interest in Bennett and other Canadian songwriters, Colin Linden, Stephen Fearing and Tom Wilson believed they would also gain a wider audience for their solo careers.
Korean Music and Dance
The first significant wave of immigration to Canada from Korea began in the late 1960s and the early 1970s.
Chart Magazine and Chart Attack
One of Canada's longest running and most respected music publications, Chart was a Toronto-based monthly music magazine published by Chart Communications from 1991 until 2009.
Authors and Their Milieu
Contemporary Canadian writers have won prestigious awards and honours at home and abroad. Among the most publicized of these events was Prix Goncourt awarded to Antonine Maillet for Pélagie-la-Charette.
Arts and Crafts Movement in Canada
The Arts and Crafts movement in Canada consisted of architects, teachers, and craftspeople who worked with progressive patrons to integrate beautiful handcraftsmanship into everyday living.
Bornoff School of Music and Associated Arts
Bornoff School of Music and Associated Arts. Founded in Winnipeg by George Bornoff. It opened on Bannatyne Ave on 1 Sep 1937, offering instruction in violin, piano, clarinet, voice, theory, sculpture, fine arts, and public speaking.