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Collection Description

Collection Title
London Symphony Concerts (1887-1896)
A collection of five volumes of programmes given as part of a series of London Symphony Concerts from 1887 to 1896. The programmes are from orchestral concerts which were conduced by Henschel. The collection contains programmes from the 2nd, 4th and 6th – 10th seasons of concerts. The 6th and 7th seasons are not complete. The majority of programmes are from concerts that took place in St. James’s Hall; the exception is the 9th season (1894-1895) where concerts took place in Queen’s Hall. In addition, most volumes contain a handwritten list of concerts at the front of the volume: this often includes performer information.

The collection is arranged chronologically.
Date range of collection
1887 - 1896
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Suggested Audience
Not Specific
Details also available
Some volumes contain handwritten list of concerts including some performer information.
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Location Details

Royal College Of Music, Library
London SW7 2BS
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020 7591 4723
Visiting Information
Mon-Fri by appointment
Building Information
The CPH collections now form part of the RCM Library. The majority of the concert programme collections are stored off-site so you need to request items before arriving. Requests for programmes are processed on Thursday for delivery to the library the following week. The Library itself is open Monday to Friday during term times and Tuesday to Friday during vacations. We can advise you about our hours when you contact us.
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Cardif University (Prifysgol Caerdydd)Royal College of Music LondonMuseums, Libraries and Archives Council