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Collection Description

Collection Title
BBC Chamber Concerts (1951)
A collection of six programmes from BBC concerts, 1951. The collection is complete, and relates to a series of “Six recitals of English Song”. The concerts were given at the Wigmore Hall from May 7 to 11 June 1951. The concerts were part of the Festival of Britain. The concerts featured a variety of singers, pianists, and other instrumentalists, including the New London Quartet. The repertory ranged from Elizabethan songs to twentieth-century material. The collection includes two series leaflets, as well as the programmes. The programmes contain words to the sung items.

The programmes are arranged in chronological order.
Date range of collection
1951 - 1951
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Not Specific
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Location Details

Royal College Of Music, Library
London SW7 2BS
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020 7591 4723
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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