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Collection Description

Collection Title
Charles Acton Collection: Box 22 (1960-1985)
Unique Identifier
Acton Gift 22
Collection of programmes from concerts by primarily Italian performers (or local performers of Italian works) presented by the Istituto Italiano Di Cultura, (11 Fitzwilliam Square) Dublino. Concerts were held in the Ely Hall, 7 Ely Place; Aberdeen Hall, Gresham Hotel; Shelbourne Hotel; St. Francis Xavier Hall; the Municipal Gallery of Modern Art; the Hibernian Hotel; the Examination Hall, Trinity College; the Irish Life Building, Mespil Road; St. Anthony's Hall, Merchant's Quay; the Royal Hibernian Hotel; the Erin Foods Theatre; Dagg Hall, Royal Irish Academy of Music; Castletown House, Celbridge; Jury's Hotel; the Player Wills Theatre; Gleeson Hall, College of Technology, Kevin Street; the National Gallery of Ireland. The collection includes tickets, invitations, programmes and printouts of lectures (including one by Dallapiccilo), an advertisment booklet for Marcella Crudeli and an tourist booklet entitled 'Italy Welcomes You'.

Unassociated programmes in the collection originate from the Royal Irish Acadmey of Music Summer School Recitals (3 programmes), the Feis Ceoil Prize Fund Recitals on 3/6/71 and 16/11/71 and a Song Recital by Bernadette Greevy and Jeannie Reddin presented by the German Cultural [Goethe] Institute on 31/1/62.
Date range of collection
1960 - 1985
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Not Specific
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Location Details

National Library of Ireland
Kildare Street Dublin Dublin 2 United Kingdom
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Reading Rooms Opening Hours Main Reading Room Manuscripts Reading Room Information/Readers Ticket Desk Mon-Wed: 10am-9pm Mon-Wed:10am-8.30pm Mon-Wed:10am-12.30pm 2pm-5pm Thurs-Fri: 10am-5pm Thurs-Fri: 10am-4.30pm Thurs-Fri: 10am-12.30pm 2pm-4.30pm Saturday: 10am-1pm Saturday: 10am-12.30pm Saturday: 10am-1pm Manuscripts are not issued to readers during these hours: Mon-Fri: 12.30pm to 2pm Mon-Wed: 5pm to 6pm & after 7pm
The Library’s main Reading Room, exhibition area, seminar room, shop and café are all wheelchair accessible. The Reading Room, the exhibition area and the shop in the National Photographic Archive are also wheelchair accessible.
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

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