Canadian filmmaker Norman MacLaren’s film Begone Dull Care was made to the music of Oscar Peterson. Other compositions include African Suite (1979), A Royal Wedding Suite (1981), Easter Suite (1984) and The Trail of Dreams Suite (2000) for the Trans-Canada Trail. Jul 01, 1986 · (Artist Transcriptions). In 1964 Oscar Peterson wrote a collection of compositions inspired by towns and regions in his native Canada. The resulting Canadiana Suite includes: Ballad to the East * Blues of the Prairies * Hogtown Blues * Land of the Misty Giants * Laurentide Waltz * March Past * Place ... Directed by Durnford King. With Malik McCall, Oscar Peterson. In January 2006, the International Association for Jazz Education (IAJE) announced the creation of the Dr. Oscar Peterson/Verve Canada Scholarship Award for Canadian jazz students. Oscar Peterson died in December 2007 at age 82, in Mississauga, Ontario, less than three weeks before he was honoured jointly by the Canada Council for the Arts and ... Oscar Peterson: The Master of Swing. They say the pen is mightier than the sword, however, no art form has the ability to shape entire generations and entrance nations in the way that music can.