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Part Of
Morris Norman collection
Berul Sugarman series
Level
Series
ID
Fonds 22; Series 1
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Morris Norman collection
Berul Sugarman series
Level
Series
Fonds
22
Series
1
Material Format
textual record
graphic material
sound recording
Date
1933-1982
Physical Description
3 cm of textual records
2 photographs
7 audio reels
Admin History/Bio
Berul Sugarman was a well-known Canadian violinist and concertmaster, whose career spanned from the 1940s until the 1980s. He was associated with the Toronto Symphony for many years and was concert master of the Singing Stars program on the CBC. He played with the Modern Art String Quartet, the Marcus Adeney String Quartet and was the leader of the Galant Chamber Music Players, the Pro Arte Orchestra and The Little Symphonette.
Scope and Content
This series consists of material related to the musical life of Berul Sugarman. It includes concert programs, handwritten sheet music, advertisements, sound recordings and two photographs.
The series has been arranged and described at the file level, with the two photographs described at the item level.
Accession Number
2003-10-6
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Morris Norman collection
Berul Sugarman series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 22; Series 1; File 1
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Morris Norman collection
Berul Sugarman series
Level
File
Fonds
22
Series
1
File
1
Material Format
textual record
Date
1941-1967
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
Scope and Content
This file consists of concert programs for performances by Berul Sugarman while a violinist with the Modern Art String Quartet, and as the leader of the Galant Chamber Music Players and the Pro Arte Orchestra. The concerts were performed at a variety of locations such as Malloney's Art Gallery, the Church of the Holy Trinity, the Art Gallery of Toronto, Hart House Theatre and York University.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Morris Norman collection
Berul Sugarman series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 22; Series 1; File 2
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Morris Norman collection
Berul Sugarman series
Level
File
Fonds
22
Series
1
File
2
Material Format
textual record
Date
[197-?]
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
Scope and Content
This file consists of seven pieces of handwritten sheet music for the first and second violins, two violas, the Bass, the oboe and the cello. All seven scores are for the same musical piece.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Morris Norman collection
Berul Sugarman series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 22; Series 1; File 3
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Morris Norman collection
Berul Sugarman series
Level
File
Fonds
22
Series
1
File
3
Material Format
textual record
Date
1956, 1962
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
Scope and Content
This file consists of a newspaper advertisement for the Galant Chamber Music Players and a promotional advertisement for the Little Symphonette to encourage bookings for the 1956-1957 season.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Morris Norman collection
Berul Sugarman series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 22; Series 1; File 4
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Morris Norman collection
Berul Sugarman series
Level
File
Fonds
22
Series
1
File
4
Material Format
textual record
Date
[ca. 1965-1976]
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Morris Norman collection
Berul Sugarman series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 22; Series 1; File 5
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Morris Norman collection
Berul Sugarman series
Level
File
Fonds
22
Series
1
File
5
Material Format
graphic material
Date
[ca. 1945], 1982
Physical Description
2 photographs : b&w ; 20 x 25 cm
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Morris Norman collection
Berul Sugarman series
Photographs file
Level
Item
ID
Fonds 22; Series 1; File 5; Item 1
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Morris Norman collection
Berul Sugarman series
Photographs file
Level
Item
Fonds
22
Series
1
File
5
Item
1
Material Format
graphic material
Date
[ca. 1945]
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 20 x 25 cm
Scope and Content
This photograph depicts Berul Sugarman seated in front of fourteen unidentified members of an orchestra. The members are holding their instruments.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Morris Norman collection
Berul Sugarman series
Photographs file
Level
Item
ID
Fonds 22; Series 1; File 5; Item 2
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Morris Norman collection
Berul Sugarman series
Photographs file
Level
Item
Fonds
22
Series
1
File
5
Item
2
Material Format
graphic material
Date
1982
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 20 x 25 cm
Scope and Content
This photograph depicts Berul Sugarman standing with unidentified members of the Pro Arte Orchestra. The members are holding their instruments and Sugarman is holding his baton.
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Morris Norman collection
Berul Sugarman series
Level
File
ID
Fonds 22; Series 1; File 6; Item 1-7
Source
Archival Descriptions
Part Of
Morris Norman collection
Berul Sugarman series
Level
File
Fonds
22
Series
1
File
6
Item
1-7
Material Format
sound recording
Date
1957-[ca. 1965]
Physical Description
7 audio reels
Scope and Content
This file consists of seven open-track audio reels containing concerts performed by Berul Sugarman or the Galant Chamber Music Players under his direction. All seven reels are in mono format and were recorded at 7.5 inches per second (IPS) on either plastic or mylar tape. They are as follows:
1) 3" reel, plastic tape, approx. 2 mins. Violin solo at end of orchestra piece, 1964. Physical condition good. Sound quality is fairly good.
2) 5" reel, plastic tape, approx. 7 mins. Orchestra performance, ca. 1963. Has tape break at the 1 min. mark which needs splicing. Sound quality is fairly good.
3) 5" reel, mylar tape, 15 mins. CBC radio broadcast of "Chamber Music" featuring the Galant Chamber Music Players, directed by Berul Sugarman, performing works by 18th century composers Enrico Albicasto and George Phillip Telleman. Flute soloist Nicholas Fiore. Produced in Toronto by Irving Glick. Announcer is George McLean, ca. 1965. Fair physical condition. Sound quality is poor due to tape warping.
4) 5" reel, mylar tape, 12 mins. Continuation of reel 3. Physical condition and sound quality are both good.
5) 7" reel, plastic tape, 30 mins. CBC radio broadcast of a special program of Christmas music performed by the Galant Chamber Music Players, directed by Berul Sugarman, performing music by Corelli, Franke, Bardell and Handel, 23 Feb. 1957. Physical condition and sound quality is good.
6) 7" reel, plastic tape, 30 mins. CBC radio broadcast of "Chamber Music" featuring the Galant Chamber Music Players, directed by Berul Sugarman, performing Telleman's Suite in A Minor for flute and strings. Flute soloist Nicholas Fiore. Produced in Toronto by Irving Glick. Announcer is George McLean, ca. 1965. Has tape break at the 10 min. mark which needs splicing. Sound quality is fair to good.
7) 7" reel, plastic tape, 30 mins. CBC radio broadcast including Berul Sugarman on piano playing Mozart's 2nd piano quartet on strings, ca. 1960. Physical condition and sound quality is good.
Repro Restriction
Copyright is not held by the Ontario Jewish Archives. It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain permission prior to use.
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