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Collection Description

Collection Title
Charles Acton Collection: Box 16 (1962-85)
Unique Identifier
Acton Gift 16
Description
Collection of 31 annotated programmes from the Feis Ceoil Junior and Senior Prizewinners Concerts from 1962-65, 1967-68, 1970-72, 1974, 1977, 1981-85. All concert programmes name the prizewinning performers. Box also contains competition timetables.

Other programmes included in the collection are:
17/5/71: College Singers, conducted by David Milne, with Eric Sweeney (organ) [no mention of the Feis Ceoil]
23/11/77: John Player Theatre: 'Feis Ceoil presents a concert by Colin Staveley and Colman Pearse.'
21/6/85: John McCann Hall, College of Music, Chatham Row, Dublin 2: Feis Ceoil Fund Raising Concert.
Format
Date range of collection
1962 - 1985
Accumulation Dates
-
Suggested Audience
Not Specific
This collection is about

Location Details

National Library of Ireland
Kildare Street Dublin Dublin 2 United Kingdom
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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.
For details of other collections held at the same location: See the location record

Additional Collection Information

Accrual Status
Closed
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Collection Owner(s)
Collection Creator(s)
Collection Collector(s)
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Associated Collection(s)
Cardif University (Prifysgol Caerdydd)Royal College of Music LondonMuseums, Libraries and Archives Council