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Collection Description

Collection Title
Berlioz Collection: Box 2 (1883-1969)
Unique Identifier
HB.7/5
Description
Collection of ca. 60 programmes from concerts of works composed by Hector Berlioz, organised alphabetically by the title of the work, with performances of the same work grouped together (1883-1969). Information contained in the programmes varies widely, with some containing analytical programme notes with musical examples, song texts and translations, and names of ensemble members. First performances indicated. Some ticket stubs are attached to programmes, belonging to Cecil Hopkinson who donated the collection. Box 1 contains an index of all the contents of both boxes. Due to space constraints, theatrical productions are not included in the list below.

Marche funèbre, Hamlet:
London Symphony Orchestra: Queen's Hall, London (19/3/34)

Harold en Italie:
Charles Hallé Orchestral Concerts: Philharmonic Hall, Liverpool (20/2/1883)
Beecham Sunday Concerts: London Philharmonic Orchestra: Queen's Hall, London (23/11/33)
BBC Symphony Orchestra: Queen's Hall, London (24/2/37)
New York City Symphony Orchestra: Carnegie Hall (8/2/42)
WABF Program Magazine (5/50)
Scottish National Orchestra: Usher Hall, Edinburgh (2/3/51)
London Philharmonic Orchestra: Royal Festival Hall, London (25/3/63)
Orchestra of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden: Usher Hall, Edinburgh, as part of the Edinburgh International Festival (21/8/63)

Lélio
Concerts-Colonne: Théatre du Chatelet, Paris (10/2/1895)

Les Nuits d'Été:
Henry Wood Promenade Concerts: London Symphony Orchestra: Royal Albert Hall, London (12/9/62)
Bromsgrove Festival: Gerald English (tenor), Christopher Robinson (piano): Shenstone College of Education (24/4/69)
Aspen Music Festival: Aspen Chamber Symphony: Aspen Amphitheatre, Aspen, USA (4/7/69)

Requiem:
Concerts-Colonne: Théatre du Chatelet, Paris (15/2/1914)
Théatre National de l’Opera, Paris (23/1/45)
Philadelphia Orchestra: Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts (31/3/64)

Roméo et Juliette:
Société des Concerts: Conservatoire National de Musique, Paris (13/12/1903)
Philharmonic-Symphony Society of New York: Carnegie Hall (12,13/11/31)
Royal Philharmonic Society: Queen’s Hall, London (3/12/36)
Scottish National Orchestra: Usher Hall, Edinburgh (31/3/61)
Orchestra Nazionale e Coro della Radiodiffusion-Television Française: Teatro alla Scala, Milan (8/6/61)
BBC Symphony Orchestra: Royal Festival Hall, London (11/12/63)

Symphonie Fantastique:
[Unidentified. In German] (14/11/1898)
BBC Promenade Concerts: BBC Symphony Orchestra: Queen’s Hall, London (25/8/36)
Beecham Sunday Concerts: London Philharmonic Orchestra: Royal Opera House, Covent Garden (11/10/36)
BBC Symphony Orchestra: Queen’s Hall (2/11/38)
University Symphony Orchestra: Iowa Memorial Union, University of Iowa, USA (12/12/44)
BBC Symphony Orchestra: Royal Albert Hall (31/10/45)
Royal Philharmonic Society: Royal Albert Hall (11/5/46)
Concerts-Colonne: Théatre du Chatelet, Paris (26/10/47)
Boston Symphony Orchestra: Symphony Hall, Boston (3,4/11/50)
Insurance Orchestral Society of London: Royal Festival Hall (23/1/62)
London Symphony Orchestra: Usher Hall, Edinburgh, as part of the Edinburgh International Festival (24/8/63)
Henry Wood Promenade Concerts: London Symphony Orchestra: Royal Albert Hall (9/9/63)
London Philharmonic Orchestra: Royal Festival Hall (5/12/63)
Scottish National Orchestra: Usher Hall, Edinburgh (1/12/67)

Symphonie Funèbre et Triomphale:
Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra (3/1/67)

Te Deum:
Société Musicales ‘Timbalier’ et ‘L’Accord’, Paris (28/3/1905)
Concerts Maurice Maquet, Lille: Hippodrome Lillois (25/12/1908)
Église Métropolitaine Notre-Dame de Paris (10/6/22)
Royal Philharmonic Society: Queen’s Hall (19/4/34)
Royal Choral Society: Royal Albert Hall (7/2/53)
London Philharmonic Orchestra (26/2/63)
Association Nationale Hector Berlioz: Notre Dame Cathedral, Paris (28/5/63)

Tristia:
Orchestra of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden: Usher Hall, Edinburgh, as part of the Edinburgh International Festival (20/8/63)
Format
Date range of collection
1883 - 1969
Accumulation Dates
-
Suggested Audience
Not Specific

Location Details

National Library of Scotland, Music Collections
George IV Bridge Edinburgh EH1 1EW United Kingdom
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+44 (0)131 623 3700
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+44 (0)131 623 3701
Visiting Information
Photocopying
Collections Overview
Large reference collection of printed, manuscript and audio-visual music material, including books, scores, periodicals, audio, video and multi-media formats. Legal deposit library.
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Additional Collection Information

Accrual Status
Closed
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Collection Owner(s)
Collection Creator(s)
Collection Collector(s)
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Associated Collection(s)
Cardif University (Prifysgol Caerdydd)Royal College of Music LondonMuseums, Libraries and Archives Council