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Collection Description

Collection Title
Charles Acton Collection: Box 63 (1954-58)
Unique Identifier
Acton Gift 63
Description
Miscellaneous programmes from 1954, arranged chronologically, which form part of Box 63 in the Charles Acton Collection.

RE Concerts:
17/1/54: Gaiety Theatre: The Winter Proms with the Radio Eireann Symphony Orchestra.
24/1/54: Gaiety Theatre: The Winter Proms with the Radio Eireann Symphony Orchestra.
7/2/54: Gaiety Theatre: The Winter Proms with the Radio Eireann Symphony Orchestra.
14/2/54: Gaiety Theatre: The Winter Proms with the Radio Eireann Symphony Orchestra.
1/10/54: Ceólfhuireann Siansach Radio Éireann.
9/11/[54]: Radio E ireann Symphony Orchestra.

RDS Concerts:
18/1/54: Royal Dublin Society Members' Hall, Ball's Bridge: 'Pianoforte Recitals' Smeterlin [reverse side] 25/1/54: Royal Dublin Society Members' Hall, Ball's Bridge: Quintetto Boccherini.
1/2/54: Royal Dublin Society Members' Hall, Ball's Bridge: 'Pianoforte Recitals' Charles Lynch [reverse side] 8/2/54: Royal Dublin Society Members' Hall, Ball's Bridge: 'Violin and piano recitals' Jean Fournier and Ginette Doyen.
8/2/54: Royal Dublin Society Members' Hall, Ball's Bridge: 'Violin and piano recitals' Jean Fournier and Ginette Doyen [reverse side] 15/2/54: Royal Dublin Society Members' Hall, Ball's Bridge: The Melos Ensemble.
15/2/54: Royal Dublin Society Members' Hall, Ball's Bridge: The Melos Ensemble [reverse side] 22/2/54: Royal Dublin Society Members' Hall, Ball's Bridge: The Loveday Trio.

Music Association of Ireland concerts:
30/3/54, 31/3/54: Civic Museum, Dublin & Aula Maxima, University College Cork: Recital of the music of Sir Arnold Bax by the New London Quartet presented by the Music Association of Ireland.
1/6/54: 16 St. Stephen's Green, Dublin: A recital of Mediaeval and Renaissance music presented by the Music Association of Ireland.
26/11/54: G.M.B: The Composers Group of the Music Association of Ireland presented the Third Recital of Music by Irish Composers.

Miscellaneous programmes:
1/4/54: Metropolitan Hall: Culwick Choral Society. Flyer.
1/5/54: Royal Irish Academy of Music: Students' Musical Union 'At home'.
11/5/58-17/5/58: City Hall, Cork: The Cork Ballet Company with the Cork Symphony Orchestra presented by Tóstal Corcaí and the Cork Orchestral Society.
Format
Date range of collection
1954 - 1958
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
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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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Additional Collection Information

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