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Collection Description

Collection Title
Henry Wood Collection: Birmingham Musical Festival (1903-1912)
A collection of four volumes of programmes from the Birmingham Musical Festival, 1903 to 1912. There are volumes from 1903, 1906 and 1912 (2 copies). The concerts took place in the Town Hall, and were given in aid of the General Hospital. The festival took place in October, and occupied a Tuesday – Wednesday – Thursday – Friday formation. There were two concerts per day. The concerts contained oratorios, large-scale choral works, orchestral songs and a few songs or a concerto. The conductor of the festival was Hans Richter for the 1903 and 1906 festivals, followed by Henry Wood in 1912.

The programmes are arranged chronologically.
Date range of collection
1903 - 1912
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Location Details

Royal Academy of Music, Library
Marylebone Road London NW1 5HT United Kingdom
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020 7873 7323
020 7873 7322
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Term-Time Opening Hours: Monday to Friday: 9.00-18.00 Saturdays: 9.00-12.00 (Junior Academy terms only) Vacation hours vary and are advertised in the Library Information section in the on-line Unicorn Catalogue.
Collections Overview
Books; printed music; sound recordings; choral sets; orchestral sets; manuscripts; early printed music & books; undergraduate & research
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Cardif University (Prifysgol Caerdydd)Royal College of Music LondonMuseums, Libraries and Archives Council