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Mr F.B. Ellis Orchestral and Chamber Concerts (1914)
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A collection of programme books for three performances given in 1914 by Mr F.B. Ellis, being Mr F.B. Ellis's Concerts of Modern Orchestral Music nos. 1 and 2, given at the Queen's Hall, London on 20 and 27 March 1914, and Mr F.B. Ellis's Chamber Concert, given at the Aeolian Hall, London on 23 March 1914.

All programmes incorporate a wordbook and include historical and analytical notes with musical examples.

The Queen's Hall concerts were two-part concerts of orchestral and vocal repertory, given by the Queen's Hall Orchestra, conducted by Mr Geoffrey Toye and Mr F.B. Ellis.

The concert on 20 March 1914 included the first London performances of two works by George Butterworth (A 'Shropshire Lad' Rhapsody and Idyll 'The Banks of Green Willow') and the first complete performance of Arnold Bax, Four Orchestral Sketches. That on 27 March 1914 included the first London performance of the revised edition of Delius, In a Summer Garden and the first performances of R. Vaughan Williams, A London Symphony and Arnold Bax, Three Songs, with orchestra (with Miss Dilys Jones).

The chamber concert was a programme of nineteenth and twentieth-century chamber music for piano and strings featuring the London String Quartet (A.E. Sammons, T.W. Petre, H. Waldo Warner and C. Warwick-Evans) with M. Ricardo Viñes-Roda (piano). The programme includes historical and analytical programme notes with musical examples.
Date range of collection
1914 - 1914
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Not Specific

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British Library, Music Collections
96 Euston Road London NW1 2DB
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020 7412 7772
020 7412 7751
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Cardif University (Prifysgol Caerdydd)Royal College of Music LondonMuseums, Libraries and Archives Council