Archives Collection 31 : Walter Buczynski

Walter Buczynski, pianist, composer and teacher, was born in Toronto,17 December 1933. He studied internationally, with Darius Milhaud and Nadia Boulanger among others. From 1969 until his retirement he taught piano, theory and composition at the University of Toronto. He is a prolific composer, and has often been commissioned by prominent Canadian artists and organizations. See the Canadian Encyclopedia for a full biography.

Sketches, drafts, and/or final copies, for most of his musical works; programs and press notices as pianist and composer; personal and professional correspondence.

Size :
18 boxes ; 2.5 m

Provenance :
Walter Buczynski

Associated :
Borrow scores and parts, and listen online to archival recordings at the Canadian Music Centre.

Select from the following:Description
Compositions and correspondence.
19 compositions.
22 compositions.
Radio music and cildren's pieces
17 compositions.
19 compositions.
20 compositions.
17 compositions.
22 compositions.
17 compositions.
23 compositions.
21 compositions.
7 compositions.
Includes correspondence with the CBC, CMC, Canada Council, Ontario Arts Council, performers, representatives of performing organizations, friends, colleagues, Press notices and reviews, and Programs.
Correspondence : Performers, representatives of performing organizations, friends, colleagues, students.
Polish community activities.
Press notices and reviews.
Notebooks and journals.