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Call Number: MSS 252, Mf 27 (A.06-20)

Title: T. Herman and Delores Keahey fonds.

Dates: 1968-2005.

Extent: 4.97 m of textual records; 166 Mfilms; 128 Mfiche; 63 Mfilm strips.

Biographical sketch: T. Herman and Delores Keahey are renowned music performers and musicologists. They both taught at the University of Manitoba, School of Music during 1980's to 2005. Dr. T. Herman Keahey became a director of School of Music in 1983.

T. Herman Keahey studied music at the Yale University and the University of Texas. He became an oboe performer and musicologist. His primary interests are in the field of sacred music (the late 15th century) and the oboe concerto of the late 18th century. He was an editor and contributor to the collection of sacred music publications Opera Omnia Pierre de La Rue (1989) and Johannes Prioris Opera Omnia (1982). He also edited numerous works written for the oboe in the 18th and early 19th century and is the author of many articles published for "Grove Dictionary of Music".

Delores Keahey was a professor of piano and musicology at the University of Manitoba. She studied piano with J. Earl Lee at the Augustana College; Kathleen Long at the Royal College of Music in London; Bruce Simonds at the Yale University ; and Egon Petri at Mills College. She specializes in chamber music of the classical period (especially J.C. Bach) and published many editions of the 18th century music. She was an artistic director and pianist for "Ivory Echoes: Chamber Music Series" held at the University of Manitoba School of Music during 1991-2000.

Custodial history: The fonds was donated to University of Manitoba Archives & Special Collections by T. Herman Keahey in 2005.

Scope and content: The fonds consists of correspondence, research material, and music sources for "Opera Omnia Pierre de la Rue"; material collected during T.H. Keahey teaching carrier at the University of Manitoba; and his numerous
editions of 18th and 19th century oboe concertos. The fonds also consists of
Ivory Echoes Library; programs; performances; D. Keahey study and edits of J.C.
Bach music and rare manuscript editions for Ivory Echoes Chamber Music Series
performances.

Related material: The Keahey Collection of Early Music on microfilm (Renaissance music treatises, music manuscripts, and music editions) located at the Elizabeth Dafoe MForm Collection.

Accession A.06-20: Music manuscripts and rare edited editions are also available in electronic format. Please consult a librarian in the University of Manitoba School of Music.

Restrictions on access: No restrictions on access.

Restrictions on use: Material could be used only for research purposes.

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