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Collection Description

Collection Title
Charles Acton Collection: Box 62 (1943)
Unique Identifier
Acton Gift 62
Miscellaneous programmes from 1943, arranged chronologically, which form part of Box 62 in the Charles Acton Collection.

18/2/43: Mansion House: Dublin Orchestral Players. Includes a list of the Orchestral players.

18/4/43-19/2/43: Irish Radio Orchestra. Programme includes a comedy overture by Hamilton Harty. Conducted by Constant Lambert. Venue not specified.

19/4/43-20/4/43: The Gaiety Theatre: Dublin Oratorio Society. Word book and programme for Elgar's The Dream of Gerontius. Includes a list of choir and Orchestra members.

1/10/43: St. Andrew's Church, Dublin: Re-dedication service which included a music recital by William J. Watson (organ) and The Harding Orchestra conducted by Brian Boydell. Includes a description of the organ.

11/[43] (date unknown): RIAM: Concert by the Student's Musical [Union/Association]. Includes a first performance of Brian Boydell's Quintet for Oboe and Strings with the composer playing the oboe.

12/12/43: Capitol Theatre: Irish Radio Orchestra. Programme notes by JF Larchet.

14/12/43: Methodist Centenary Church, St. Stephen's Green, Dublin. Performance of the Messiah.

Flyer: Royal Dublin Society: The members' hall, Ball's bridge.
1/11/43: two pianoforte recitals by Pouishnoff; 8/11/43: two performances by the London Belgian Pianoforte Quartet.
Date range of collection
1943 - 1943
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Not Specific
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Location Details

National Library of Ireland
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Collections Overview
The National Library of Ireland has two collections consisting mainly of printed sheet music from the eighteenth to the early twentieth century. These include much material from the mainsteam western classical music tradition, but also material relating to little known Irish composers. The names of the two collections are the Joly Music Collection and the Additional Music collection. In addition the Library has a small but significant collection of music manuscripts. The general printed collections include some Irish ballad, folk-music and popular song collections.
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Cardif University (Prifysgol Caerdydd)Royal College of Music LondonMuseums, Libraries and Archives Council