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Collection Description

Collection Title
Henry Wood Collection: Robert Newman Concerts (1901-1902)
A collection of programmes organised and promoted by Robert Newman, 1901 to 1902. The majority of programmes in the collection have analytical programme notes and musical examples.

The programmes in the collection are from a variety of concert series and special concerts organised by Newman. The majority of concerts are from concerts given at the Queen’s Hall, with a number from concerts at the Royal Albert Hall and Crystal Palace. There is also a programme from the Dome, Brighton. The programmes are from recitals, choral concerts and orchestral concerts. Orchestral concerts were given by the Queen’s Hall Orchestra, conducted by Henry Wood.

The concert series and titles of concerts represented in this collection, are as follows:
Queen’s Hall:
Symphony Concerts [6th season]; Wagner Concert; Tchaikovsky Concert; Nikisch Concert [Orchestral concert, conductor]; Sullivan Concert; “Elijah” [performance of oratorio]; New Year’s Day Afternoon Concert; “In Memoriam” Concert [for Queen Victoria]; Neilsen [Recital, Soprano]; Ash Wednesday Afternoon; Good Friday Afternoon Concert; Organ Recitals; Hambourg [Recital, pianist]
Ysaye-Becker-Busoni [Recital, piano trio]; Christmas Day Concert; Good Friday Evening Concert.
Royal Albert Hall: Orchestral Concert; Popular Concert.
Crystal Palace: Saturday Concert.
Dome, Brighton: Concert.

The programmes are arranged by concert venue, then by series. Within concert series, programmes are arranged chronologically.
Date range of collection
1901 - 1902
Accumulation Dates
Suggested Audience
Not Specific
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Location Details

Royal Academy of Music, Library
Marylebone Road London NW1 5HT
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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
For details of other collections held at the same location: See the location record

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Cardif University (Prifysgol Caerdydd)Royal College of Music LondonMuseums, Libraries and Archives Council