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Collection Description

Collection Title
Henry Wood Collection: Programmes and books of words [Philharmonic Society] (1881-1889)
A collection of one volume of programmes from concerts organised by the Philharmonic Society, 1881 to 1889. The volume contains programmes from 1881 to 1884 and 1886 to 1889. This includes programmes from the 69th to 72nd, and 74th to 77th seasons. The concerts were given at St. James’s Hall, London. Conductors for the concerts varied, but included the following: W.G. Cusins (1881-1883); George Mount (1884); C.V. Stanford (1884); John Francis Barnett (1884); F.H. Cowen (1884, 1888, 1889); Arthur Sullivan (1886, 1887); Johan Svendsen (1888). The programmes include analytical programme notes and musical examples.

The programmes are arranged chronologically.
Date range of collection
1881 - 1889
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Not Specific
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Location Details

Royal Academy of Music, Library
Marylebone Road London NW1 5HT
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020 7873 7323
020 7873 7322
Visiting Information
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