This site is designed so that its contents are accessible to every type of browser. You browser, however, may not support basic Web standards, preventing the display of our site's design details. You are encouraged to upgrade to a more standards compliant browser.

Search: Advanced Search
HomeSearchGetRecordCharles Acton Collection: Box 63 (1952-3)

Collection Description

Collection Title
Charles Acton Collection: Box 63 (1952-3)
Unique Identifier
Acton Gift 63
Description
Miscellaneous programmes from 1952-53, arranged chronologically, which form part of Box 63 in the Charles Acton Collection.

Theatre Royal concerts:
1/3/52: Theatre Royal: Szigeti in the Beethoven and Mendelssohn Concertos with the RE Symphony Orchestra. Flyer.
1/3/52: Theatre Royal: Gala International Celebrity Concert presented by the Adelaide Campaigh.
25/10/[52]-26/10[52]: Theatre Royal: Our Lady's Choral Society: Newman Centenary Concerts.

Dublin Orchestral Players concerts:
6/3/52: The Mansion House: Dublin Orchestral Players 'Orchestral Concert'.
12/6/52: Abbey Lecture Hall: Dublin Orchestral Players 'Symphony Concert'
10/12/52 (plus 3 duplicates): Metropolitan Hall: Dublin Orchestral Players 'Symphony Concert'.

RDS concerts:
3/11/52-16/2/53: Royal Dublin Society Members' Hall, Ball's Bridge: Members' calender of events (including concerts) held during the 222nd season 1952-3.
10/11/52: Royal Dublin Society Members' Hall, Ball's Bridge: The Peter Gibbs String Quartet [reverse side] 17/11/52: Royal Dublin Society Members' Hall, Ball's Bridge: 'Violin and piano recitals' Francois D'Albert & Charles Lynch.
17/11/52: Royal Dublin Society Members' Hall, Ball's Bridge: 'Violin and piano recitals' Francois D'Albert & Charles Lynch.
1/12/52: Royal Dublin Society Members' Hall, Ball's Bridge: Hirsch String Quartet [reverse side] 8/12/52: Royal Dublin Society Members' Hall, Ball's Bridge: 'Pianoforte Recitals' Wilhelm Kempff.

Miscellaneous programmes:
12/52: Monkstown Parish Church: A service of lessons and carols.
7/1/53: Irish Musical Arts Society [committee delineated] presented a concert performed by Dr. Rosen's Choir and the Dublin Harpsichord Ensemble. Members of the latter delineated.
19/6/52: Metropolitan Hall: [RIAM] Academy Orchestral Concert.
8/7/52: Casino, Killarney: Radio Eireann Symphony Orchestra presented by the Killarney Players and the St. Mary's Brass and Reed Band Association.
[24]/[9]/[52]: [Knox Hall, Monkstown]: Pianoforte recital by Alice Barklie.
22/10/52: Irish Musical Arts Society [committee delineated] presented a concert performed by Monique Haas.
Format
Date range of collection
1952 - 1953
Accumulation Dates
-
Suggested Audience
Not Specific
Associated Times
This collection is about

Location Details

National Library of Ireland
Kildare Street Dublin Dublin 2 United Kingdom
Open Map
Telephone
+ 353 1 6030 200
Fax
+ 353 1 676 6690†
Visiting Information
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

Additional Collection Information

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