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Music Archives at the National Library of Canada

List of Abbreviations and Acronyms

AFCC American Friends of Canada Committee Inc.
ACO Association of Canadian Orchestras
BBC British Broadcasting Corporation
BMI Broadcast Music Inc.
BTO Bachman-Turner Overdrive
ca. circa
CAMMAC Canadian Amateur Musicians / Musiciens amateurs du Canada
CAPAC Composers, Authors and Publishers Association of Canada Ltd /
Association des compositeurs, auteurs et éditeurs du Canada Ltée
CBC Canadian Broadcasting Corporation
CECM Commission des écoles catholiques de Montréal
CIBC Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce / Banque canadienne impériale de commerce
CIDEM Conferencía Interamericana de Educacíon Musical
cm centimetre (s)
CPR Canadian Pacific Railway
CTL Canadian Talent Library
d. died
Dr. Doctor
m metre (s)
MCA Music Corporation of America
MIDEM International Record and Music Publishing Market /
Marché international du disque et de l'édition musicale (Cannes)
Ms. Miss or Mrs.
NATO North Atlantic Treaty Organization
NFB National Film Board
no. number
OFSO Ontario Federation of Symphony Orchestras
op. opus
p. page (s)
RCA Radio Corporation of America
RCI Radio Canada International
RCMT Royal Conservatory of Music, Toronto
SRC Société Radio-Canada


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