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Collection Description

Collection Title
Charles Acton Collection: Box 76 (1969)
Unique Identifier
Acton Gift 76
Miscellaneous programmes collected by Charles Acton from 23/1/69-17/12/69.

10/4/[69]: Limerick: Vienna Philharmonic Orhestra. Flyer.
22/3/69-23/3/69: St. Patrick's College: The Vienna Boys Choir presented by the Irish-Austrian Society and the Anglo-Austrian Music Society. Contains biographical notes.
20/3/69: Examination Hall, Trinity College: Dowland Consort presented by L'Alliance Francaise de Dublin. Accompanied by wordsheets.
20/3/69: St. Mary's Church, Haddington Road: Gerard Gillen and St. Mary's Church Choir.
[date and location unknown]: The Dublin Baroque Players with Arthur Agnew.
18/3/[year unknown]: St. Bartholomew's Church: St. Andrew's University Renaissance Group. Includes programme notes.
17/12/[69]: Adelaide Road Presbyterian Church: Trostan Singers.
14/12/69: Abbey Theatre: Lindsay Singers. Accompanied by music for audience participation.
12/12/69: Methodist Centenary Church: Messiah.
12/12/69: Ely Hall, Ely Place: Dublin Baroque Players. Includes programme notes.
7/12/[69]: Itinerant Settlement Week. Includes concerts on 11/12/69 in RDS Concert Hall: Tamas Vasary & 14/12/69: Gaiety Theatre: All Star Folk Concert.
11/12/[69]: St. Bartholomew's Church: Graham Anderson.
6/12/69: St. Bartholomew's Church: Dublin Orchestral Players.
6/12/69: RIAM Westland Row: Dublin Festival Choir. Wordsheet.
4/12/[69]: City of Dublin Vocational Educational Committee: Students' Union College of Music: Hilary O'Donovan and Mary Ellison.
[date and location unknown]: Shura Cherkassy presented by the Rehabilitation Institute.
24/11/69: Trinity College Chapel: William Watson.
20/11/69: Harty Room: Ulster Soloists Ensemble.
22/3/69: Assembly Hall, Limerick: Paul Tortelier with Geoffrey Pratley presented by the Limerick Music Association. Contains biographical and programme notes.
30/3/69: Examination Hall, Trinity College: College of Music Students' Union Chamber Orchestra.
30/3/69: Gaiety Theatre: the music of Peadar Ó Doirnín presented by Comóradh an Fhile.
[date and location unknown]: Les Petits Chanteurs de Saint-Germain-Des-Pres presented by the Cultural Service of the French Embassy.
8/4/[69]: Trinity College Chapel: David Lee.
13/4/69: Sligo: Feis Shligigh Prizewinners' Concert (Senior and Junior).
11/4/69: Metropolitan Hall: Stedfast Band. Accompanied by information sheet for audience feedback.
16/4/69: Christ Church, Leeson Park: Gerard Gillen.
22/4/69: Trinity College Chapel: Joseph Groocock.
25/4/69: Christ Church, Leeson Park: Cathedral Consort of Belfast with David Lee and David McConnell.
[date unknown]: Dublin Superama Theatre, Talbot Street: Mariemma and the Ballet de Espana and the Chorus of the Vienna State Opera and the Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra conducted by Karajan. 'Carmen'.
30/4/69-4/5/69 [plus duplicate]: Cork International Choral and Folk Dance Festival. Festival programme booklet.
6/5/69: Church of the Holy Family, Waterford: the Waterford Singers, the Waterford Orchestral Players.
14/5/69:OLM Carysfort: Nun's Choir and Girl's Choir.
18/5/69: Hibernian Hotel: Marie Jones.
1969: Clongowes Wood College: Musical Society of Clongowes Wood College.
20/3/69: Trinity College Chapel: David Milne and the Chapel Choir.
[date and location unknown]: Holy Child School, Killiney and St. Columba's College, Rathfarnham.
7/6/69: Metropolitan Hotel: Dublin Orchestral Players.
15/6/69: Castletown: Dublin Baroque Players. Contains programme notes.
22/6/69-29/6/69: Parish Church of Saint Bartholomew, Clyde Road. Events listings.
[date and location unknown]: Irish National Opera 'Barber of Seville'.
27/7/69: Castletown House: Dublin Festival Choir.
18/9/[69]: St. Victor's Church, Donore Avenue: William Watson.
[date and location unknown]: 'Agnes Bernelle and Michael Dress Entertain Music by Michael Dress'.
9/10/[69]-10/10/[69]: Leinster Room, Royal Marine Hotel, Dun Laoghaire: [Mr. E. Davis] Demonstration and recital on the Conn Electronic Pipe Organ. Invitation.
[14/10/60: Presentation Hall, Green Lane]: Hillary O'Donovan, Eileen Donlon and Mary Ellison.
[date and location unknown]: 'Agnes Bernelle in A century of satirical songs based on the works of Berthold Brecht, Frank Wedekind Klabund, Adrian Mitchell etc. with music by Kurt Weill and Michael Dress; at the piano George Hodnett'.
21/10/69: The Parish Church of Saint Bartholomew, Clyde Road: Martin White.
25/11/69-26/11/69: White's Hotel, Wexford: RTE Singers and Chamber Orchestra. 'The Pied Piper of Hamelin' by James Wilson. Flyer.
26/10/69: [location unknown]: Walter Klein.
28/10/69: St. Francis Xavier Hall: RTE Light Orchestra and the RTE Symphonic Group.
27/10/69: Trinity College Chapel: Arnold McKiernan.
2/11/69: Castletown House: Sasha Abrams, Dan Klein and Peter Alexander.
4/samhain/69: Halla na Coirme RDS: Ceolfhoireann Éadrom RTÉ, Cantairí RTÉ, Mary Sheridan, Charles Lynch and Leo Rowsome; part of Oireachtas Ceolchoirm na Féile.
8/11/69: Examination Hall, Trinity College: Dowland Consort. 'Farewell Recital'.
10/11/69: Trinity College Chapel: FCJ Swanton.
11/11/69: Carlow Cathedral: [Karl Seeldrayers].
14/11/69: Baroque Room, National Gallery: Pierre Huybregts and Hugo Travers.
23/1/69: Royal Hibernian Hotel, Dawson Street: Grainne and Michael Yeats presented by the Yeats Association. Ticket.
[date and location unknown]: Ógra Ceoil: Violet Twomey, Brian O'Rourke and Gillian Smith.
13/2/[69]: St. Bartholomew's Church: David Lee 'recital of Baroque and Contempoaray organ music'.
27/4/69: St. Dympna's Hall, Carlow: RTE Symphony Orchestra Group with the Carlow Choral Union.
20/2/[69]: City of Dublin Vocational Education Committee Students' Union College of Music: Mary Sheridan with John O'Conor. Wordsheet.
[date and location unknown]: 'The Musical World of Brecht' programme and programme notes.
28/2/69: Chapel of Trinity College Dublin: Ralph Downes. Inaugural Recital of the new organ.
[date and location unknown]: SMU Concert of 20th Century Music.

Collection includes timetable of competitions for Sligo Feis Ceoil 1969, correspondence, programmes for musical and theatre performances, leaflets for lectures, film programmes, a leaflet for the Yeats Association, miscellaneous wordsheets.
Date range of collection
1969 - 1969
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Not Specific
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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