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INTRODUCING…   Violet Archer

Violet Archer

Dr. Violet Balestreri Archer, a seminal figure in Canadian composition, created a distinguished body of work during a career that spanned over six decades. With a life-long commitment to music that left no room for marriage, her music was heralded and performed around the world, and earned honours and awards for her both in Canada and abroad.

Her musical training began before ...

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Performance of Jig from Violet Archer's Three scenes habitant sketches

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