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Collection Title
Charles Acton Collection: Box 72 (1965)
Unique Identifier
Acton Gift 72
Miscellaneous programmes collected by Charles Acton from 1965.

Irish Chamber Orchestra concerts:
23/7/65: [location unknown]: Dublin Chamber Orchestra [opposite side:] 30/7/65: Geraldine O'Grady and Eily O'Grady and Charles Lynch.
11/9/65: Ballinrobe: Irish Chamber Orchestra with Bernadette Greevy; part of the Season of Chamber Opera.

Irish Life Building concerts:
24/2/65: Auditorium, Irish Life Building: Dublin Chamber Orchestra with Jacob Thomas presented by the German Institute for Cultural Relations.
27/9/65-2/10/65: Irish Life Theatre, Mespil Road: Festival Ballad Concert '65.

Waterford concerts:
31/3/65: Christ Church Cathedral, Waterford: Waterford Singers. Wordbook.
20/5/65: Church of the Holy Family, Waterford: The Waterford Singers.

Irish Opera Group concerts:
[date unknown]/65: [location unknown]: Irish Opera Group.
[date unknown]: [location unknown]: Irish National Opera.

TCD concerts:
12/5/65: Dining Hall, Trinity College: 'Trial by Jury' by Gilbert and Sullivan; accompanied by 'for you delectation - a charming addition to the programme: Three songs by Ciro Pinsuti'.
13/11/65: Examination Hall, Trinity: Julian Bream presented by the Irish Opera Group.
Irish Chamber Orchestra concerts:
13/10/65: Metropolitan Hall: Irish Chamber Orchestra presented by the Irish Opera Group. Contains programme notes.
24/10/65: [location unknown]: Irish Chamber Orchestra presented by the Wexford Chamber of Commerce. Contains programme notes.
27/5/65: Examination Hall, Trinity College: Richard Cherry Cup Award [presented by the University of Dublin Choral Society].
3/3/65-4/3/65: Examination Hall, Trinity College: [presented by the University of Dublin Choral Society].

St. Bartholomew's Church concerts:
4/11/65-18/11/65 [plus 1 full and 1 partial duplicate]: St. Bartholomew's Church, Ballsbridge: The Organ Music of J.S. Bach (second series); John O'Sullivan, James Dalton and David Lee.
14/6/65-28/6/65 [plus 2 dupliates]: St. Bartholomew's Church, Ballsbridge: 'The Organ Music of J.S. Bach' Gerard Gillen, Robert Munns and David Lee.

Christchurch Cathedral concerts:
5/11/65-11/12/65 [plus one cut-up duplicate]: Christ Church Cathedral, Dublin: Organ Recitals: Nicolas Kynaston, Kamiel D'Hooghe and Gerard Gillen.
22/11/65: [Christ Church Cathedral Dublin]: Kamiel D'Hooge. Programme notes.
17/7/65: Christ Church Cathedral, Dublin: Dr. Frederick Tulan.

War Memorial Hall concerts:
24/11/[65]: War Memorial Hall, Waring Street: Olin String Quartet. First performance of Quartet No.1 by Raymond Warren.
[/65]: War Memorial Hall, Waring Street: Festival 65 'Vanessa, a play with music'. List of cast.

Miscellaneous programmes:
16/9/65: Irish Countrywoman's Association 'Ireland Night Ceili - 11th Triennial Conference Associated Countrywomen of the World'.
5/9/65: Gaiety Theatre: Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra.Contains programme notes and biographical notes.
28/5/65: Dun Laoghaire Town Hall: Stedfast Band Annual Concert with Jacqueline Pomeroy, Reginald Christian and Robert McCullagh.
29/5/65: Metropolitan Hall, Lower Abbey Street: Dublin Orchestral Players Siver Jubilee Concert 1940-1965.
30/5/65-6/6/65: Mars Theatre, Kilrush: Kilrush Opera Society 'A Week of Opera'.
10/6/65: Ely Hall: Philidor Ensemble.
13/6/65: Gaiety Theatre: Radio Eireann Symphony Orchestra.
17/6/65: Central Hall, Academy Street, Cork: Locrian Consort.
[date unknown]: Hostess Club, Bray and District: Charles Lynch presentd by the Soroptimist International Association.
28/6/65: Aberdeen Hall, Gresham Hotel: Choral and Instrumental Concert by the Senior Students of the College of Music. Accompanied by a record of success by the students in the Feis Ceoil in 1965.
22/1/65: Royal Irish Academy of Music: France Clidat presented by the Alliance de Française de Dublin.
14/2/65-21/2/65: New Gymnasium, Curragh Camp: Cumann Cheoil an Churraigh.
1/4/65: Grafton Cinema: April Fools Concert.
5/4/65-21/6/65 [plus duplicate]: Royal College of Physicians, Dublin: Dowland Consort [plus 1 wordsheet]
14/4/65: National Stadium, Dublin: Our Lady's Choral Society.
21/4/65: St. Patrick's Cathedral: Flor Peeters.
19/5/65-23/5/65 [plus duplicate]: Twelfth Cork International Choral Festival programme booklet + 2 leaflets.
31/10/65: Dún Mhuire, Wexford: Irish National Opera. Flyer.
26/10/[65]: Hibernian Hotel Ballroom: Heinz Medjimorec presented by the Irish-Austrian Society.
28/10/65: Dublin: Martha Argerich presented by the Concert & Assembly Hall Ltd.
26/11/65: Ulster Hall, Belfast: City Of Belfast Orchestra.
1/12/65: Metropolitan Hall: Dublin Orchestral Players. Flyer.
2/12/65: Adelaide Road Presbyterian Church: Trostan Singers.
10/12/65: Methodist Centenary Church: Messiah.
13/12/65: Cork Opera House: Cork Orchestral Society.
[date and location unknown]: St. Mary's Junior College, Minneapolis, Minnesota Student Chorus: 'Wolcum Yole'.
[date and location unknown]: The Vassar Madrigal Singers.
13/3/65 [plus duplicate]: The Marian Hall, Milltown: Dublin Orchestral Players.
16/3/65: Aula Maxima, Newman House: Radio Eireann Symphony Orchestra presented by the Coláiste na h-Ollscoil, Baile Átha Cliath Music Society [plus programme notes].

Collection contains singing competition judging programmes, programmes from musicals, theatrical events, the programme for Oireachtas 1965, miscellaneous programme notes and miscellaneous word-sheets.
Date range of collection
1965 - 1965
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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