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Collection Description

Collection Title
Charles Acton Collection: Box 41 (1984-1985)
Unique Identifier
Acton Gift 41
Collection of programmes from the concert series' presented by Radio Telefis Eireann Symphony Orchestra in 1984 and 1985. Each programme contains programme notes and notes on the composers.

RTE Concerts: National Concert Hall, Dublin and City Hall, Cork: 13/1/84-19/7/85: 41 programmes.

RTE Lunchtime Concerts: National Concert Hall and the Olympia Theatre, Dame Street: 18/5/84-22/6/84; 29/6/84-27/7/84, 14/5/85, 21/5/85, 4/6/85, 28/5/85, 10/8/85, 18/6/85: 7 programme (plus 3 duplicates)

The Spendour of Brass, European Music Year Brass Concert: John Field Room, National Concert Hall: 30/5/85: Brass Ensemble of the RTE Symphony Orchestra.

RTE Music: National Concert Hall, Dublin and City Hall, Cork: 6/8/85-14/11/85 : 6 programmes.

'RTE Symphony Orrchestra at the National Concert Hall': 26/7/85. Members of the Orchestra delineated.
Date range of collection
1984 - 1985
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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