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Collection Title
Charles Acton Collection: Box 68 (1960)
Unique Identifier
Acton Gift 68
Miscellaneous programmes collected by Charles Acton arranged chronologically from 1960.

RÉ Concerts:
15/1/60: Theatre Royal: Radio Éireann Symphony Orchestra: National Concert Hall Fund.
2/10/60: Olympia Theatre: Radio Eireann Symphony Orchestra 'A Viennese Concert': Concert Hall Fund.
20/12/60: Theatre Royal: Our Lady's Choral Society with the Radio Eireann Symphony Orchestra.
13/3/60: Amharclann Gaiety: Coirm cheoil na féile: Ceolfhoireann Éadrom Radio Éireann.

Music Association of Ireland Programmes:
17/2/60: Royal Hibernain Hotel: Recital by Mary Gallagher and Rhona Marshall presented by the Music Association of Ireland.
26/9/60: Royal College of Physicians: Recital by Ian Wilson and Dorothy White presented by the Music Association of Ireland.
18/11/60: Royal Hibernian Hotel: Recital by Bernadette Greevy and Jeannie Reddin presented by the Music Association of Ireland.

RDS Concerts:
22/2/60: Royal Dublin Society: recitals by Uto Ughi and Ivor Newton.
28/11/[60]: Royal Dublin Society: John Ogdon pianoforte recital.

City of Dublin VEC Municipal School of Music:
10/3/60: City of Dublin VEC Municipal School of Music: Concert and distribution of prizes.
4/12/60: Aberdeen Hall, Gresham Hotel: Senior Students of the Municipal School of Music. Choral and Instrumental Concert.
[date unknown]: City of Dublin VEC Municipal School of Music: Intimate Opera.

Dublin Orchestral Players Concerts:
24/3/60: Abbey Lecture Hall: Dublin Orchestral Players.
2/6/60: St. Francis Xavier Hall: Dublin Orchestral Players.
8/12/60: Abbey Lecture Hall: Dublin Orchestral Players.

Istituto Italiano di Cultura Concerts:
5/60: magazine 'Italy Speaks'. Notes the concerts to be presented by the Istituto Italiano di Cultura and the Dublin Grand Opera Society in May.

TCD Concerts:
3/60: Gate Theatre: College Opera Society of Dublin University.
21/6/60: Examination Hall, Trinity College: The College Singers and Chamber Orchestra.
27/6/60-2/7/60: Gate Theatre: Dublin University Opera Group.
30/11/60: Examination Hall, Trinity College: The College Singers & Chamber Orchestra. A Chrismas concert in aid of the National Concert Hall Appeal Fund [with word-sheet].

RIAM Concerts:
23/6/60: Royal Irish Academy of Music: Concert of compositions by Maestro Cav. A.G. Viani, FRIAM.
27/6/60: Dagg Hall, RIAM: Dublin International Festival of Music and the Arts At Home with the Academy Orchestra.
14/12/60: Dagg Hall, RIAM: Academy Orchestra. Royal Irish Academy of Music Orchestral Concert.
16/12/60: Royal Irish Academy of Music: Carol recital [with word-sheet].
8/10/60: RIAM: Students' Musical Union

Dublin International Festival of Music & the Arts:
26/6/60-29/6/60: Theatre Royal: National Orchestra of Monte Carlo Opera presented by the Dublin International Festival of Music and the Arts.
27/6/60: Theatre Royal: Dublin Municipal School of Music Youth Orchestra presented by the Dublin International Festival of Music and the Arts.
1/luglio/60-3/luglio/60: Sicilian Synphonic [sic] Orchestra Dublin International Festival of Music and the Arts.

Irish-German Society:
30/3/60: Ely Hall: Piano recital by Branka Musulin presented by the Irish-German Society.
14/10/60: Royal Hibernian Hotel, Dawson Street: Violin recital by Eva Barth, Bad Mergentheim [and Leonora Auerswald] presented by the Irish-German Society. Ticket.11/2/60: St. Francis Xavier Hall: St. James's Gate Musical Society.
20/11/60: Royal Hibernian Hotel: Hans Priegnitz presented by the Irish German Society.

Concert Hall Fund:
28/4/60: St. Francis Xavier Hall: Peter Pears and Benjamin Britten in aid of the Concert Hall Fund.
23/5/60: Shelbourne Hotel: Recital by Janos Furst and Patricia Herbert: Concert Hall Fund.
8/6/60: Shelbourne Hotel: Recital by Veronica Dunne and Kitty O'Callaghan: Concert Hall Fund.
22/6/60: Malahide Castle, Malahide: Dowland Consort: Concert Hall Fund. Invitation.
3/10/60: Shelbourne Hotel, Dublin: 'An Evening of Traditional Music' by An Claisceadal, Liam Devally, Sean Maguire, Mary O'Hara, Leo Rowsome, Liam Rowsome, Michael Tubridy, Grainne Ni Chormaic: National Concert Hall Fund.
10/10/60: Shelbourne Hotel: The London Harp Trio: National Concert Hall Fund.
17/10/60: Shelbourne Hotel: The Trostan Singers: National Concert Hall Fund.
27/11/[60]: Ely Hall, Ely Place: Geraldine O'Grady, Sheila O'Grady, Moya O'Grady and Eily O'Grady. National Concert Hall Fund Recital.
1/12/60: St. Francis Xavier Hall: St. James's Gate Musical Society. In aid of the Concert Hall Fund. Word-book.

Gaiety Theatre Concerts:
[30/5/60]: [Gaiety Theatre]: Kenneth McKellar.
29/6/60-4/7/60: Gaiety Theatre: The D'Oyly Carte Opera Company: Iolanthe.
22/11/60-1/12/60: Gaiety Theatre: Dublin Grand Opera Society 'Season of German Opera'.

Metropolitan Hall Concerts:
7/3/60-12/3/60: Metropolital Hall: Cór-Fhéile na Scol Áth Cliath 1960 (Dublin Schools Non-Competitive Music Festival).
18/3/60: Metropolitan Hall: St. George's Brass Band 24th Annual Concert.
21/5/60: Metropolitan Hall: Massed Band and Choral Concert: Steadfast Brass Band, Templemore Avenue Band and Culwick Choral Society.

Miscellaneous Programmes:
[20/2/60]: [location unknown]: The Vienna Boys Choir tour programme booklet.
3/3/60: St. Philip's Hall, Temple Road, Dublin: Julian Dawson.
13/3/60: Theatre Royal: Banberger Symphoniker.
25/3/60: Dun Laoghaire Town Hall: Stedfast Brass Band Sixth Annual Concert.
12/4/60: Methodist Centenary Church: Bach's St John Passion.
11/4/60-13/4/60: Olympia Theatre: National Ballet.
27/5/60: Scoil Cheoil an Airm: Aithris Cheoil Bannai Comh-Ceangailte.
5/7/60: St. Patrick's Cathedral, Dublin: organ recital by Frederick Carter presented by the Leinster Society of Organists and Choirmasters.
30/10/60: Ostan Ibeirneach: Corim Cruite presented by Cairde na Cruite.
21/12/60-22/12/60: Royal Hibernian Hotel: Genevive Joy and Jacqueline Bonneau. Irish Times Congo Fund.
[date and location unknown]: The Anglo-Austrian Music Society and Victorf Hochhauser present the Gay Tyrolese Toni Praxmair's Kitzbuhel Singers and Dancers.
[date and location unknown]: [Capella Carolina (Aachen Cathedral Choir)].
[date and location unknown]: Anna Russell, the maddest minx in the business.

Collection contains theatre and musicals programmes and programmes from the Dublin Gramaphone Society.
Date range of collection
1960 - 1960
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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