Series S00707 - Completed project files

Mulroney : The Opera :  film elements

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Completed project files

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S00707

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  • [ca. 1907]-2013, predominant 1975-2013 (Creation)

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5.21 m of textual records
ca. 1000 photographs : b&w and col. ; 45 x 30 cm or smaller
73 contact sheets : b&w ; 30 x 24 cm or smaller
ca. 3500 photographic slides : col. ; 35 mm
ca. 2300 photographic negatives : b&w and col. ; 10 x 12 cm or smaller
58 optical disks : CD
220 optical disks : DVD
69 film reels : 35mm
10 videocassettes : VHS
150 videocassettes : DVCAM
1 videocassette : MiniDV
2 audio cassettes
8 floppy disks : 9 x 9 cm
ca. 10 cm of graphic material (set designs, props, costume designs)

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Series consists of production files pertaining to completed film and music projects created by Larry Weinstein. Projects are as follows:

1. All that Bach (1985): Records pertaining to the 1985 TV movie All That Bach, directed by Larry Weinstein. Includes scripts, credits, reviews, music cues, and photographs.

Dates of creation: 1985
Extent: less than 1 cm of textual records. - 10 photographic slides : col. ; 35 mm.

2. Beethoven’s Hair (2005): Records pertaining to the production, release, and reception of the 2005 documentary film Beethoven's Hair, directed by Larry Weinstein and co-produced by Weinstein, Jody Shapiro, and Jessica Daniel. Also includes records related to the interactive new media site of the same name (www.beethovenshair.ca), a project produced collaboratively by Rhombus Media and Xenophile Media. Records include notes, correspondence, reference and research material, proposals, scripts, treatments, applications, agreements, cast and crew records, music and interview recordings, video recordings, award and festival records, press and reviews, photographs, and other material.

Dates of creation: 1984-2009
Extent: 24 cm of textual records. - 54 photographs : col. ; 15 x 21 cm or smaller. - 24 optical disks : CD. - 2 optical disks : DVD. - 6 videocassettes : VHS

3. Burnt Toast (2005): Records pertaining to the 2005 television opera Burnt Toast, a series of comedic shorts written and directed by Larry Weinstein. Includes notes, correspondence, proposals, overviews, scripts, budgets, call sheets, sound recordings, set drawings, schedules, cast and crew records, storyboards, sheet music, promotional material, festival records, and other material.

Dates of creation: 2003-2006
Extent: 14 cm of textual records. - 2 photographs : b&w and col. ; 25 x 20 cm. - 1 optical disk : CD

4. Concerto! (1993): Records pertaining to the 1993 television series Concerto! co-directed by Larry Weinstein, Niv Fichman, and Barbara Willis Sweete. Includes schedules, minutes, synopses and other material

Dates of creation: 1992
Extent: 3 cm of textual records

5. Devil’s Delight (2010): Records pertaining to the 2010 short film Devil's Delight, for which Larry Weinstein was the executive producer. Includes notes, correspondence, reference material, synopses, funding applications, agreements, casting records, and schedules.

Dates of creation: 2009
Extent: 3 cm of textual records

6. For the Whales (1989): Records pertaining to the 1989 documentary For the Whales, directed by Larry Weinstein, featuring artists such as John Cage, Margaret Atwood, Bill Reid, and others. Includes notes, interview transcripts, sheet music, photographs, reviews and other material.

Dates of creation: 1989-1990
Extent: 4 cm of textual records. - 2 photographs : col. ; 12.5 x 17.5 cm. - 48 photographic slides : col. ; 35 mm

7. Greta Kraus [198-?]: Records pertaining to the 1980s Arts Council short Greta Kraus, created by Larry Weinstein. Includes notes, reference material and photographs.

Dates of creation: [198-?]
Extent: 1 cm of textual records. - 1 photograph : col. ; 10 x 15 cm

8. Hong Kong Symphony: Heaven-Earth-Mankind (1997): Records pertaining to the 1997 documentary Hong Kong Symphony: Heaven-Earth-Mankind, directed by Larry Weinstein and featuring a performance by cellist Yo-Yo Ma. Includes notes, correspondence, scripts, proposals, photographs, press, and festival records.

Dates of creation: 1997-1999
Extent: 3 cm of textual records. - 73 photographic slides : col. ; 35 mm

9. Inside Hana’s Suitcase (2009): Records pertaining to the production, release and reception of the 2009 documentary Inside Hana's Suitcase, directed and produced by Larry Weinstein. Includes research and reference material, correspondence, production notes, scripts, budgets, proposals, agreements, schedules, casting records, interview transcripts, promotional and educational material, press and reviews, film festival records, and other material. Records also include photographs and video recordings pertaining to the film, including stock and raw footage, dailies, and animation samples.

Dates of creation: 1995-2012
Extent: 54 cm of textual records. - 58 optical disks : DVD. - 6 optical disks : CD. - 3 videocassettes : VHS. - 103 videocassettes : DVCAM. - 1 photograph : b&w ; 8 x 13.5 cm

10. Joaquin Rodrigo: Shadows and Light : Joaquin Rodrigo at 90 (1993); Concierto de Aranjuez (1993): Records pertaining to two films directed by Larry Weinstein on the life and music of Joaquin Rodrigo: Shadows and Light : Joaquin Rodrigo at 90 (1993) and Concierto de Aranjuez (1993). Includes notes, correspondence, scripts, photographs, press, festival and award records, and other material.

Dates of creation: 1987-2007
Extent: 16 cm of textual records. - ca. 150 photographs : b&w and col. ; 22 x 29 cm or smaller. - ca. 450 photographic negatives : b&w and col. ; 10 x 12 cm or smaller. - 10 contact sheets : b&w ; 30 x 24 cm. - 140 photographic slides : col. ; 35 mm

11. Making Overtures: The Story of a Community Orchestra (1985): Records pertaining to the 1985 short documentary film Making Overtures: The Story of a Community Orchestra, directed by Larry Weinstein. The film was nominated for an Oscar for best documentary short in 1986. Includes scripts, reviews, credits, and music cues.

Dates of creation: 1985-1986
Extent: less than 1 cm of textual records

12. Manuel de Falla: Master Peter’s Puppet Show; Nights in the Garden of Spain; When the Fire Burns [198-?]: Records pertaining to three films created in the 1980s by Larry Weinstein about the Spanish composer Manuel de Falla: Nights in the Gardens of Spain, Master Peter's Puppet Show and When the Fire Burns. Includes notes, correspondence, reference material, outlines, photographs, promotional material, reviews, and other material.

Dates of creation: 1989-[ca. 1991]
Extent: 7 cm of textual records. - 29 photographs : b&w and col. ; 16.5 x 12 cm or smaller. - 20 photographic negatives : b&w ; 35 mm. - 153 photographic slides : col. ; 35 mm

13. Mozartballs (2006): Records pertaining to the 2006 TV movie Mozartballs, directed by Larry Weinstein. Includes notes, correspondence, research materials, proposals, stock footage records, cast and crew records, sheet music, audio recordings, interview transcripts, press and reviews, festival and workshop records, and other material.

Dates of creation: 1994-2009
Extent: 10 cm of textual records. - 1 optical disk : CD

14. Mulroney: The Opera (2011): Records pertaining to the musical film Mulroney: The Opera, directed and co-produced by Larry Weinstein. Includes agreements, lists, and press.

Dates of creation: 2009-2011
Extent: ca. 84 cm of textual records. – 2 cm of set designs. -- 60 film reels; 35 mm. – 52 optical disks : DVD. – 9 optical disks : CD.

15. My War Years: Arnold Schoenberg (1992): Records pertaining to the 1992 film My War Years: Arnold Schoenberg, directed by Larry Weinstein and co-written by Weinstein and Thomas Wallner. Includes research and reference material, correspondence, scripts, music cues, credits, photographs, press and reviews, award and festival records, and other material.

Dates of creation: [ca. 1907]-2003, predominant 1991-2003
Extent: 16 cm of textual records. - 81 photographs : b&w and col. ; 29 x 25 cm or smaller. - 444 photographic negatives : b&w and col. ; 10 x 12 cm or smaller. - 210 photographic slides : col. ; 35 mm

16. The Radical Romantic: John Weinzweig (1990): Records pertaining to the 1990 TV documentary The Radical Romantic: John Weinzweig, written and directed by Larry Weinstein. Includes notes, correspondence, reference material, scripts, photographs, and other material.

Dates of creation: 1987-2013
Extent: 4 cm of textual records. - 7 photographs : col. ; 10 x 14.5 cm. - 66 photographic slides : col. ; 35 mm

17. Ravel (1987): Records pertaining to the 1987 documentary Ravel, written and directed by Larry Weinstein. Includes notes, correspondence, outlines, budgets, scripts, reference material, photographs, festival records, press, and other material. Also contains some material related to the 2001 film Ravel’s Brain.

Dates of creation: 1975-2001
Extent: 8 cm of textual records. - 124 photographs : b&w and col. ; 30.5 x 24 cm or smaller. - 26 contact sheets : b&w ; 25 x 20 cm. - ca. 625 photographic negatives : b&w and col. ; 10 x 12 cm or smaller. - ca. 225 photographic slides : col. ; 35 mm

18. Ravel’s Brain (2001): Records pertaining to the production, release and reception of the 2001 film Ravel's Brain, written and directed by Larry Weinstein and co-produced by Weinstein, Pierre-Olivier Bardet, and Niv Fichman. Includes notes, correspondence, research materials, scripts, treatments, agreements, fundraising records, interview transcripts, schedules, call sheets, travel records, drawings, prop and costume records, casting and location material, sheet music, audio recordings, photographs, promotional material, festival records, press and other material.

Dates of creation: 1993-2003
Extent: 18 cm of textual records. - 60 photographs : b&w and col. ; 16 x 24 cm or smaller. - 75 photographic negatives : col. ; 35 mm. - 53 photographic slides : col. ; 35 mm. - 3 optical disks : CD. - 1 videocassette : VHS

19. Satie and Suzanne (1994): Photographs pertaining to the 1994 film Satie and Suzanne.

Dates of creation: [ca. 1994]
Extent: 4 photographs : b&w ; 17.5 x 12.5 cm. - 3 photographic negatives : col. ; 12 x 10 cm. - 60 photographic slides : col. ; 35 mm

20. September Songs: The Music of Kurt Weill (1994): Records pertaining to the production, release, and reception of the 1994 tribute film September Songs: The Music of Kurt Weill, directed by Larry Weinstein and co-written by Weinstein and David Morton, as well as to the film's 1997 soundtrack of the same name released by Sony Classical. The film and soundtrack feature performances by Lou Reed, Teresa Stratas, Elvis Costello, Nick Cave, William S. Burroughs, and others. Records include reference and research material, notes, correspondence, outlines, casting records, sheet music and song lyrics, set drawings, mockups, promotional material, festival records, licensing agreements, distribution records. File also includes sound recordings and photographs taken while on the set of the film.

Dates of creation: 1976-2013, predominant 1992-2013
Extent: 48 cm of textual records. - 53 photographs : b&w and col. ; 35.5 x 27.5 cm or smaller. - 16 contact sheets : b&w ; 20 x 25 cm. - ca. 2300 photographic slides : col. ; 35 mm. - 2 floppy disks : 9 x 9 cm. - 1 audiocassette

21. Solidarity Song : The Hanns Eisler Story (1995): Records pertaining to the production, release and reception of the 1995 documentary film Solidarity Song: The Hanns Eisler Story, written by Larry Weinstein and Thomas Wallner. Includes notes, correspondence, research material, sheet music, scripts, schedules, photographs, audio recordings, financial records, casting material, distribution records, promotional material, press and reviews, award and festival records, and other material.

Dates of creation: 1993-2003
Extent: 20 cm of textual records. - 357 photographs : b&w and col. ; 12.5 x 18 cm or smaller. - 123 photographic slides : col. ; 35 mm. - ca. 180 photographic negatives : b&w ; 10 x 12 cm or smaller. - 1 audiocassette. - 4 floppy disks : 9 x 9 cm

22. Stormy Weather: The Music of Harold Arlen (2003): Records pertaining to the production, release and reception of the 2003 tribute film Stormy Weather: The Music of Harold Arlen, directed by Larry Weinstein and co-produced by Weinstein, Daniel Iron, and Niv Fichman, as well as to the film's 2003 soundtrack of the same name released by Sony. Records include research and reference material, notes, correspondence, historic and contemporary photographs, proposals, treatments, budgets, casting and talent records, audition footage, archival footage, schedules, call sheets, sheet music, album mockups, audio mixes and other sound recordings, press and reviews, festival records, and other material.

Dates of creation: 1991-2003
Extent: 36 cm of textual records. - 5 optical disks : CD. - 1 videocassette : MiniDV. - 22 photographs : b&w and col. ; 20 x 25 cm or smaller.

23. Toothpaste (2002): Records pertaining to the 2002 short comedic film Toothpaste, directed by Larry Weinstein, starring Barbara Hannigan, Mark McKinney, and Doug MacNaughton. Includes notes, correspondence, proposals, scripts, budgets, agreements, sheet music, photographs, press and reviews, award and festival records, and other material.

Dates of creation: 1992-2003
Extent: 5 cm of textual records. - 6 photographs : b&w and col. ; 25 x 20 cm or smaller. - 11 contact sheets ; b&w : 25 x 20 cm. - 2 optical disks : DVD

24. Toscanini in His Own Words (2009): Records pertaining to the production, release and reception of the 2009 TV movie Toscanini in His Own Words, directed by Larry Weinstein and co-written by Weinstein and Harvey Sachs. Includes reference and research material, notes, correspondence, proposals and treatments, scripts, contracts and agreements, budgets, production schedules, promotional material, press and reviews, and other material. Also contains photographs, sound recordings and video recordings, including rushes, archival footage, and casting material.

Dates of creation: 1987-2009
Extent: 69 cm of textual records. - 93 optical disks : DVD. - 1 optical disk : CD. - 38 videocassettes : DVCAM

25. Tuscan Skies: Andrea Bocelli (2001): Records pertaining to the 2001 TV special Tuscan Skies: Andrea Bocelli, directed by Larry Weinstein and co-written by Weinstein and David Mortin. Includes correspondence, reference material, synopses, scripts, call sheets, lyrics, music cues, photographs, award and festival records, and other material.

Dates of creation: 2001-2002
Extent: 8 cm of textual records. - 1 photograph : col. ; 26 x 35.5 cm . - 44 photographic slides : col. ; 35 mm. - 8 optical disks : CD

26. The War Symphonies: Shostakovich against Stalin (1997): Records pertaining to the production, release and reception of the 1997 film The War Symphonies: Shostakovich against Stalin, directed by Larry Weinstein and co-written by Weinstein, David New, and Gemma van Zeventer. Includes notes, correspondence, research material, scripts, overviews, budgets, photographs, promotional material, interview transcripts, casting records, sheet music, award and festival records, press and other material.

Dates of creation: [ca. 1950]-2003, predominant 1994-2003
Extent: 40 cm of textual records. - 34 photographs : b&w and col. ; 45 x 30 cm or smaller. - 23 photographic slides : col. ; 35 mm. - ca. 600 photographic negatives : b&w and col. ; 12 x 10 cm or smaller. - 10 contact sheets : b&w and col. ; 29 x 24 cm or smaller. - 2 floppy disks : 9 x 9 cm

27. Wrath (2011): Records pertaining to the 2011 short film Wrath, directed by Larry Weinstein as part of Seven Sins film project. Includes correspondence, synopses, licensing agreements and other material.

Dates of creation: 2011
Extent: less than 1 cm of textual records. - 1 optical disk : DVD

28. The 13th Man (2012): Records pertaining to the research and production of a short documentary, which was an episode in the series Engraved on a Nation, produced by Frantic Films, directed by Weinstein and broadcast on TSN. Focuses on the fan
culture surrounded the Saskatchewan Roughriders and the 2009 Grey Cup loss to the Montreal Allouettes. Includes research material, detailed and annotated transcripts, casting records, correspondence and shot lists.

Dates of creation : 2011-2012
Extent: ca. 32 cm of textual materials. – 8 optical disks : DVD

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Series arranged alphabetically by project.

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  • Czech
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  • Japanese

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3/3/2016 C. Falls (Creation)

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  • English

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