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Collection Description

Collection Title
Charles Acton Collection: Box 3 (1963-84)
Unique Identifier
Acton Gift 3
Description
Series of annotated programmes from concerts held in and by the City of Dublin Vocational Education Committee College of Music, Dublin; arranged chronologically from 1963 to 1984. Performers include John O'Conor, Raymond Deane, Lindsay Armstrong, Brid Grant, Eric and Peter Sweeney, Veronica Dunne, Joseph and Doreen Groocock. Timetables for the Feis Ceoil of 1975 and 1978 included.

2/3/63: Concert and distribution of prizes.
1/7/63: Concert including performances by the College Ladies Choir, vocal solos and trios and an 'intimate opera' (Mozart).
16/11/63: Rathmines Town Hall: Intimate Opera (Mozart and Menotti)
7/12/63: Recital by the Senior String Students.
20/3/64: Concert and distribution of prizes.
8/4/65: Concert and distribution of prizes.
[no date]/65: Recital presented by the Student's Union.
26/11/65: Recital presented by the Student's Union.
28/3/66: Distribution of prizes and concert.
18/3/67: Student's Union Chamber Orchestra Concert (Orchestral members delineated).
8/6/67: Lunch-time recital presented by the Student's Union.
22/7/67: Lunch-time recital presented by the Student's Union.
24/7/67: Recital by Pianoforte Students.
19/10/67: Lunchtime recital presented by the Student's Union.
26/10/67: Lunch time recital presented by the Student's Union.
9/11/67: Lunchtime recital presented by the Student's Union.
30/11/67: Lunchtime recital presented by the Student's Union.
13/1/68: Chatham Row: A celebrity recital by Gerard Gillen.
27/1/68: Inaugural concert of the Student's Union Choir.
7/3/68: Lunchtime recital presented by the Student's Union.
14/3/68: Chatham Row: Concert by Anne Makower and Kitty O'Callaghan.
21/3/[68]: Lunchtime recital presented by the Student's Union.
28/3/[68]: Lunchtime recital presented by the Student's Union.
3/4/[68]: Student's Union Chamber Orchestra (Orchestral members delineated).
4/4/[68]: Lunchtime recital presented by the Student's Union.
4/4/68: Prize distribution and concert.
6/6/[68]: Lunchtime recital presented by the Student's Union.
13/6/[68]: Lunchtime recital presented by the Student's Union.
20/6/[68]: Lunchtime recital presented by the Student's Union.
31/10/[68]: Lunchtime recital presented by the Student's Union.
14/11/[68]: Lunchtime recital presented by the Student's Union.
18/1/69: Kevin Street: Concert by the Student's Union Chamber Orchestra and the Student's Union Choir.
27/2/69: Lunchtime recital presented by the Student's Union.
6/3/69: Lunchtime recital presented by the Student's Union.
26/3/69: Prize distribution and concert.
5/6/69: Instrumental concert with the College Orchestra.
5/6/[69]: Lunchtime recital presented by the Student's Union; Suite for flute and piano by Joseph Groocock performed by the composer.
12/6/[69]: Lunchtime recital presented by the Student's Union.
19/6/[69]: Lunchtime recital presented by the Student's Union.
13/11/69: Chatham Row: Lunchtime recital presented by the Student's Union.
15/1/[70]: Lunchtime recital presented by the Student's Union.
22/1/[70]: Lunchtime recital presented by the Student's Union.
29/1/70: Lunchtime recital presented by the Student's Union.
26/2/70: Lunchtime recital presented by the Student's Union.
5/3/70: Lunchtime recital presented by the Student's Union.
12/3/70: Lunchtime recital presented by the Student's Union.
19/3/70: Lunchtime recital presented by the Student's Union.
4/6/70: Lunchtime recital presented by the Student's Union.
18/6/70: Lunchtime recital presented by the Student's Union.
25/6/70: Lunchtime recital presented by the Student's Union. (Members of the Student's Union Committee delineated)
17/9/70: Lunchtime recital presented by the Student's Union.
1/10/[70]: Lunchtime recital presented by the Student's Union.
29/10/[70]: Lunchtime recital presented by the Student's Union.
8/10/[70]: Lunchtime recital presented by the Student's Union.
15/10/[70]: Lunchtime recital presented by the Student's Union.
05/11/[70]: Lunchtime recital presented by the Student's Union.
12/11/[70]: Lunchtime recital presented by the Student's Union.
26/11/[70]: Lunchtime recital presented by the Student's Union.
16/12/70: Lunchtime recital presented by the Student's Union.
21/1/[71]: Lunchtime recital presented by the Student's Union.
18/2/[71]: Lunchtime recital presented by the Student's Union.
25/2/[71]: Lunchtime recital presented by the Student's Union.
11/3/71: Prize distribution and concert.
24/6/71: Lunchtime recital presented by the Student's Union.
20/11/[71]: Recital.
17/1/72: Lunchtime recital presented by the Student's Union.
24/1/72: Lunchtime recital presented by the Student's Union.
31/1/72: Lunchtime recital presented by the Student's Union: St. Sepulchre's Consort for old music
31/5/72: Chatham Row: Senior Choir and Chamber Orchestra concert.
6/3/73: Shelbourne Hotel: Prize distribution and concert.
7/3/74: Shelbourne Hotel: Prize distribution and concert.
21/11/80: College of Music Dublin Parent's Association Invitation Concert.
9/2/83-20/2/83: Gleeson Hall, Kevin Street: City of Dublin V.E.C. Dublin Institute of Technology College of Music presents The Marriage of Figaro.
[no date]/84: Gleeson Hall, Kevin Street: Opera Programme 1984: The Wedding by A.J. Potter and Riders to the Sea by Vaughan Williams.
Format
Date range of collection
1963 - 1984
Accumulation Dates
-
Suggested Audience
Not Specific
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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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Closed
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Cardif University (Prifysgol Caerdydd)Royal College of Music LondonMuseums, Libraries and Archives Council