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Collection Description

Collection Title
Diana Gordon Collection: miscellaneous venues (1954-69)
Unique Identifier
7 programmes for performances given at venues outside London, or at venues unidentified by the concert programme, contained in the Diana Gordon Collection. This is a miscellaneous collection held as ten parcels of various sizes. (For the remainder of the collection see other entries under Diana Gordon). All programmes referred to here provide detailed information regarding the performers.

1. Ely Cathedral, 30 September 1967 Programme and words for a performance of Monteverdi, Vespers, given by the Monteverdi Choir, Choristers of Ely Cathedral, Philip Jones Brass Ensemble, English Chamber Orchestra, conducted by John Eliot Gardiner. Historical programme note by Denis Arnold. Royal Court Theatre, Liverpool,
10-22 September 1956. Prospectus and programmes for productions of Mozart's Le Nozze di Figaro (10, 12, 14 and 22 September) and Don Giovanni (11, 13, 18 and 20 September) and Rossini, La Cenerentola (15, 17, 19 and 21 September), presented by the Liverpool Philharmonic Society and given by Glyndebourne Festival Opera, with the Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra, the Glyndebourne Festival Chorus and Ballet, conducted by Vittori Gui, John Pritchard and Bryan Balkwill. Programme notes and plot synopsis.
Teatro de la Zarzuela, Madrid An undated programme for a performance of El Rey que Rabió, given by the Orquesta Sinfónica de Madrid and Coros y Ballet del Teatro de la Zarzuela. Programme partly damaged.
Sheldonian Theatre, Oxford, 25 September 1965 Programme and wordbook for a performance of Vaughan Williams, Toward the Unknown Region, and Mozart, Requiem, given by Oxfordshire Choirs with orchestra, conducted by Sydney Watson. Unknown venues.
24 July 1954: programme and notes for Tenth Anniversary Recital given by The Renaissance Society. Music by Byrd and Mikolaj Zielenski. Notes by Michael Howard.
13 November 1969: programme and notes for a performance given as part of the Seventh Season of the Law Society Recitals. Heinz Holliger (oboe) and the Fleming String Trio. Programme notes for a performance of Daniel Jones, String Quartet No. 8, Roberto Gerhard, Three Impromptus for Piano, and Paul Hindemith, String Quartet No. 4.
Date range of collection
1954 - 1969
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Not Specific
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Location Details

British Library
The British Library St Pancras ,96 Euston Road London NW1 2DB
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Cardif University (Prifysgol Caerdydd)Royal College of Music LondonMuseums, Libraries and Archives Council