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Collection Description

Collection Title
Charles Acton Collection: Box 64 (1955)
Unique Identifier
Acton Gift 64
Description
Miscellaneous programmes from 1955, arranged chronologically, which form part of Box 64 in the Charles Acton Collection.

RE Concerts:
2/1/55: Gaiety Theatre: The Winter Proms with the Radio Eireann Symphony Orchestra.
9/1/55: Gaiety Theatre: The Winter Proms with the Radio Eireann Symphony Orchestra.
30/1/55: Gaiety Theatre: The Winter Proms with the Radio Eireann Symphony Orchestra.
6/2/55: Gaiety Theatre: The Winter Proms with the Radio Eireann Symphony Orchestra.
21/5/55: Radio Eireann Symphony Orchestra.
16/10/55: Olympia Theatre: The Autumn Proms with the Radio Eireann Symphony Orchestra.
23/10/55: Olympia Theatre: The Autumn Proms with the Radio Eireann Symphony Orchestra.
6/11/55: Olympia Theatre: The Autumn Proms with the Radio Eireann Symphony Orchestra.
13/11/55: Olympia Theatre: The Autumn Proms with the Radio Eireann Symphony Orchestra.
20/11/55: Olympia Theatre: The Autumn Proms with the Radio Eireann Symphony Orchestra.

RDS Concerts:
17/1/55: Royal Dublin Society Members' Hall, Ball's Bridge: 'Violin and piano recitals' Yfrah Neaman and Howard Ferguson [reverse side] 24/1/55: Royal Dublin Society Members' Hall, Ball's Bridge: 'Pianoforte Recitals' Monique Haas.
31/1/55: Royal Dublin Society Members' Hall, Ball's Bridge: The Loewenguth String Quartet [reverse side] 7/2/55: Royal Dublin Society Members' Hall, Ball's Bridge: Denis Matthews.
7/2/55: Royal Dublin Society Members' Hall, Ball's Bridge: Denis Matthews [reverse side] 14/2/55: Royal Dublin Society Members' Hall, Ball's Bridge: Quintetto Boccherini.
14/2/55: Royal Dublin Society Members' Hall, Ball's Bridge: Quintetto Boccherini [reverse side] 21/2/55: Royal Dublin Society Members' Hall, Ball's Bridge: The Golden Age Singers.
7/11/55: Royal Dublin Society Members' Hall, Ball's Bridge: 'Pianoforte Recitals' Lilian Kallir [reverse side] 14/11/55: Royal Dublin Society Members' Hall, Ball's Bridge: The Allegri String Quartet.
14/11/55: Royal Dublin Society Members' Hall, Ball's Bridge: The Allegri String Quartet [reverse side] 21/11/55: Royal Dublin Society Members' Hall, Ball's Bridge: 'Pianoforte recitals' Magaloff.
21/11/55: Royal Dublin Society Members' Hall, Ball's Bridge: 'Pianoforte Recitals' Magaloff [reverse side] 28/11/55: Royal Dublin Society Members' Hall, Ball's Bridge: 'Cello and piano recitals' Christopher Bunting and Peter Wallfisch.
28/11/55: Royal Dublin Society Members' Hall, Ball's Bridge: 'Cello and Piano recitals' Christopher Bunting and Peter Wallfisch [reverse side] 5/12/55: Royal Dublin Society Members' Hall, Ball's Bridge: Ruggra-Gruenbert-Pleeth Trio.
5/12/55: Royal Dublin Society Members' Hall, Ball's Bridge: Rubbra-Gruenberg-Pleeth Trio [reverse side] 12/12/55: Royal Dublin Society Members' Hall, Ball's Bridge: 'Violin and piano recitals' Yfrah Neaman and Howard Ferguson.

RIAM Concerts:
1/2/55: Dagg Hall, RIAM: Junior School Concert and Distribution of Prizes.
12/2/55: [RIAM]: Students' Musical Union.
25/2/55: Metropolitan Hall: Royal Irish Academy of Music Senior Students' Concert. Award winners named.
2/4/55: Royal Irish Academy of Music: Students' Musical Union [committee members delineated] 'At Home' .
18/6/55: Royal Irish Academy of Music: Students' Musical Union [committee members delineated] 'At Home' .
22/10/55: [RIAM]: Students' Musical Union
5/11/55: [RIAM]: Students' Musical Union.
24/11/55: RIAM: Students' Musical Union.
30/11/55: Organ Room, Royal Irish Academy of Music: Lieder Recital by Maura O'Connor accompanied by Kitty O'Callaghan presented by the Irish German Society.
14/12/55: Royal Irish Academy of Music: Students' Musical Union [committee members delineated] 'At Home'.

Theatre Royal concerts:
15/1/55: Theatre Royal, Dublin: Sir Adrian Boult and the London Philharmonic Orchestra. Flyer.
28/5/55: Theatre Royal: Claudio Arrau.
26/11/55: Theatre Royal, Dublin: Adelaide Hospital Campaign's 9th International Celebrity Concert by Andres Segovia.
21/12/55: Theatre Royal: Our Lady's Choral Society.

Music Association of Ireland concerts:
31/10/55: Royal Hibernian Hotel: London String Quartet presented by the Music Association of Ireland.
10/9/55: Hall, Royal College of Physicians, Dublin: A Harpsichord Recital by Ralph Kirkpatrick presented by The Music Association of Ireland.
11/11/55: The Graduates Memorial Building, Trinity College: Concert by Tomás O Súilleabhain, Gerard Shanahan, Seoirse Bodley and John O Sullivan, presented by the Music Association of Ireland.
18/11/55: The graduates memorial building, Trinity College: The Schola of St. Joseph presented by the Music Association of Ireland.
2/12/55: The Graduates Memorial Building, Trinity College: Frederick May and Patricia McCarry accompanied by John O'Sullivan presented by The Music Association of Ireland.

Dublin Orchestral Players concerts:
16/6/55: Abbey Lecture Hall: Dublin Orchestral Players 'Symphony Concert'.
1/12/55: Abbey Lecture Hall: Dublin Orchestral Players 'Symphony Concert'

Culwich Choral Society concerts:
3/12/55: Metropolitan Hall: Culwick Choral Society Concert of Christmas Music for Schools and Colleges.
8/12/55: The Metropolitan Hall: The Culwick Choral Society.

Miscellaneous programmes:
29/10/55: Provost's House, Trinity College Dublin: London String Quartet presented by the Dublin Chamber Music Group. Invitation.
20/11/55: Four Provinces House, Harcourt Street: Concerto del Quartetto Carmirelli presented by the Istituto Italiano di Cultura.
26/11/55-17/12/55: Gaiety Theatre: Dublin Grand Opera Society Festival of Opera Winter Season 1955. Festival Programme Booklet.
4/12/55: Olympia Theatre: Louis Kentner.
4/12/55: Town Hall, Carlow: Dublin Orchestral Players presented by the Carlow Arts Council.
6/12/55: Examination Hall, Trinity College: University Of Dublin Choral Society: 119th Season, 361st concert.
9/12/55: Cork Symphony Orchestra: Concert for Schoochildren.
9/12/55: City Hall, Cork: Cork Orchestral Society 'Symphony Concert'
12/55: Monkstown Parish Church: A service of lessons and carols
Format
Date range of collection
1955 - 1955
Accumulation Dates
-
Suggested Audience
Not Specific
Associated Times
This collection is about

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