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Collection Description

Collection Title
BBC Symphony Concerts (1934-1935)
Description
A collection of 18 programmes from BBC concerts, 1934 to 1935. The programmes relate to concerts given by the BBC Symphony Orchestra, and the majority of these were BBC Symphony Concerts. The programmes include analytical programme notes and musical examples.

The majority of programmes relate to concerts given in Queen’s Hall; these are from the eleventh series of “BBC Symphony Concerts”. Other programmes in the collection are from performances given by the orchestra in the following venues around United Kingdom and Europe: Grande Salle de Palais des Beaux-Arts, Bruxelles (first performance in Belgium by the orchestra); Free Trade Hall [Manchester]; Colston Hall, Bristol; Town Hall, Birmingham; Caird Hall, Dundee. Concerts occasionally included performances by the following choirs: BBC Chorus; Philharmonic Choir; Wireless Chorus.

Arrangement:
The programmes are loosely divided between London and non-London programmes; London programmes are arranged chronologically.
Format
Date range of collection
1934 - 1935
Accumulation Dates
-
Suggested Audience
Not Specific
Associated Times
Details also available
Inventory - concert dates, performers, conductors, venues (if London) or town, performing groups
This collection is about

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.
Display Overview
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Additional Collection Information

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