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Tovey Concert Programmes (1903-08)
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Tovey Concert Programmes: 1 volume (1903-08)
Scrapbook from the papers of Donald Francis Tovey, containing ca. 45 pages of pasted-in programmes organised (mostly) chronologically. The majority of the programmes are from his own piano performances, mostly with chamber groups, but some are from performances of his compositions by others. All of the concerts take place in the U.K., at venues such as Northlands, Englefield Green, Surrey; Chelsea Town Hall; Church Hall, Woking; Drill Hall, Petersfield; The Dome, Brighton; Oxford University Musical Club; University Music Class Room, Edinburgh; Queen's Hall, London, and others. Some of the programmes have MS annotations, and at the front of the volume is an MS index by title of work.
Highlights from the collection include:
Tovey with Edward Speyer (singer): Northlands, Englefield Green (5/2/1907)
Tovey with Charles Draper (clarinet): Oxford University Musical Club (5/3/1907)
Tovey with the Grimson Quartette: Northlands, Englefield Green (12/3/1907)
Tovey with the Brighton and Hove Symphony Orchestra conducted by Mr. F. Shaw: The Dome, Brighton (30/4/1907)
Joachim Memorial Concert with the London Bach Choir, Oxford Bach Choir, Cambridge University Musical Society, Lady Hallé (violin), Gladys Honey (singer), Frederic Austin (singer), Alan Gray (organ), and the London Symphony Orchestra conducted by H.P. Allen: Queen's Hall, London (23/1/1908). Programme notes by Tovey.
Tovey with Lady Hallé (violin): Bechstein Hall, London (28/1/1908)
Date range of collection
1907 - 1908
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University of Edinburgh, Library, Special Collections
George Square Edinburgh EH8 9LJ United Kingdom
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0131 650 8379
0131 650 6863
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Cardif University (Prifysgol Caerdydd)Royal College of Music LondonMuseums, Libraries and Archives Council