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Collection Description

Collection Title
Promenade Concerts, Winter Season (1948)
Description
A collection of 12 programmes from the Henry Wood Promenade Concerts, Winter Season 1948. The concerts took place from 5th to 17th January in the Royal Albert Hall, London. The collection contains a complete set of programmes from the season, which featured one concert a day for two weeks, running Monday to Saturday. The collection also includes an overall season guide, which contains a short introduction to the season, a programme list for each concert and an index of works performed. The season was promoted by the BBC. The concerts in the first week of the season were given by the London Symphony Orchestra, and were conducted by Basil Cameron; the concerts in the second week were given by the BBC Symphony Orchestra and were conducted by Adrian Boult, with one concert conducted by Stanford Robinson. In addition, one concert also included a performance by the BBC Women’s chorus. The programmes contain analytical programme notes.

Arrangement:
The programmes are arranged chronologically.
Format
Date range of collection
1948 - 1948
Accumulation Dates
-
Suggested Audience
Not Specific
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Location Details

Royal College Of Music, Library
London SW7 2BS
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Telephone
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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Additional Collection Information

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