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Collection Title
Charles Acton Collection: Box 79 (1972)
Unique Identifier
Acton Gift 79
Description
Miscellaneous programmes collected by Charles Acton from 3/1/72-20/12/72.

TCD concerts:
3/1/72: Examination Hall, Trinity College: The Irish Youth Orchestra presented by Ógra Ceoil. Contains historical note on the Orchestra.
4/2/72: University of Dublin: Oscar McCullough and Erdie Eubanks presented by the Central Music Committee and the School of Music.
5/2/72: Examination Hall, Trinity College: New Irish Chamber Orchestra presented by the Unversity Philosophical Society. Contains programme notes.
9/2/[72]: Trinity: John Beckett: Harpsichord Recital. Contains programme notes.
9/2/72: Examination Hall, Trinity College: John Beckett 'to celebrate the bicentenary of the Trinity College Kirkman Harsichord [sic] presented by the University of Dublin Central Music Committee. Flyer.
26/1/72-26/2/72: Chapel of Trinity College: Gerard Gillen, David Lee and John O'Sullivan 'The Organ Music of Johann Sebastian Bach - First Series.'
16/2/72: Trinity College: The Scholars. Contains biographical notes on the performers.
4/3/72: Examination Hall, Trinity College: Fou Ts'ong presented by the Music Association of Ireland.
12/4/72: Examination Hall, Trinity College: Betty Sullivan and David Lee 'the final recital in celebration of the bicentenary of the Trinity College Kirckman Harpsichord' presented by the University of Dublin Central Music Committee.
29/4/72: Examination Hall, Trinity College: Frank Patterson, Margaret Hayes, John Sullivan and John Beckett presented by the University of Dublin Central Music Committee. Accompanied by programme notes.
15/5/72: Examination Hall, Trinity College: Concert of works by TCD Composers presented by the University of Dublin Central Music Committee.
17/5/72: Examination Hall, Trinity College: New Irish Chamber Orchestra presented by the University Philosophical Society and the German Institute. Contains programme notes.
26/5/[72]: Examination Hall, Trinity College: Students Concert.
2/10/72: Examination Hall, Trinity College: Francoise et Jacques Doué presented by Le Service Culturel de l'Ambassade de France et l'Alliance Française de Dublin.
8/11/72: Examination Hall, Trinity College: Guillermo Fierens.
16/11/72: Examination Hall, Trinity College: Nikhil Banerjee and Faiyaz Khan presented by the Music Association of Ireland.
17/11/72: Examination Hall, Trinity College: Dublin Baroque Players presented by the University Philosophical Society. Contains biographical and programme notes.
1/12/72: Examination Hall, TCD: The Consort of St. Sepulchres presented by the University of Dublin Central Music Committee.
9/12/72: Examination Hall, Trinity College: Dublin Orchestral Players. Poster.
25/10/72-2/12/72: Chapel of Trinity College: Gerard Gillen, David Lee, John O'Sullivan 'The Organ music of Johann Sebastian Bach - Third Series'.

Gaiety Theatre concerts:
16/1/72: Amharclann an Ghaiety: Ceolchoirm Chuimhneacháin Sheáin Uí Rhiada.
13/11/72-18/11/72: Gaiety Theatre, Dublin: Cork Ballet Company Silver Jubilee Celebration with the Cork Symphony Orchestra.

American Embassy concerts:
20/1/72: American Embassy, Dublin 4: Virginia Pleasants (harpsichord).
28/1/71: American Embassy, Dublin 4: Endre Granat with Veronia McSwiney. Flyer.

City of Dublin VEC Students' Union College of Music:
7/2/72: City of Dublin Vocational Education Committee Students' Union College of Music: Henry Howard.
21/2/72: City of Dublin VEC Students' Union College of Music: Lindsay Armstrong and Gillian Smith. Contains programme notes.
28/2/72: City of Dublin VEC Students' Union College of Music: Caitriona Yeats.
6/3/72: City of Dublin VEC Students' Union College of Music: Seamus O'Grady and Paul Dorgan.
14/11/72: College of Technology, Kevin Street: Jean Belliard presented by Le Service Culturel de l'Ambassade de France et l'Alliance Française de Dublin. Wordbook.

St. Patrick's Cathedral concerts:
29/2/72: St. Patrick's Cathedral: Dublin Orchestral Players, Minnie Clancy, Werner Schürmann, the Carlow Choral Union and the Malahide Singers. Wordbook.
8/3/72: St. Patrick's Cathedral: Xavier Darasse.
26/4/72: St. Patrick's Cathedral: City of Dublin VEC College of Music Orchestra and Senior Choir.
7/6/72: St. Patrick's Cathedral, Dublin: The Lehigh-Connecticut Choir.

St. Mary's Haddington Rd. concerts:
5/7/72: St. Mary's Haddington Road: St. Stephen's Singers with Joseph Groocock (organ).
12/7/72: St. Mary's Haddington Road: Norman Finlay.
19/7/72: St. Mary's Haddington Road: Patricia Dunkerley, Bedrich Fiala, John Adams and Gerard Gillen.
26/7/72: St. Mary's Haddington Road: Aisling Drury-Byrne and Gerard Gillen.

Castletown concerts:
14/5/71: Castletown: The Dublin Baroque Players presented by the Irish Georgian Society.
6/8/72-27/8/72: Castletown, Celbridge: Douglas Gunn Ensemble presented by the Irish Georgian Ensemble.
26/8/72: the Old Kitchens, Castletown: Guitar Session (bring your guitar) presented by the Irish Georgian Society. Flyer.

RDS concerts:
1/7/72: Member's Hall, Royal Dublin Society: New England Conservatory Chrous presented by the Embassy of the United States of America in association with the Royal Dublin Society.
28/9/72: RDS: Charles Lynch.
22/10/72: RDS: conducted by Anton Neyder.
30/10/72: RDS: Gabriel Fumet and Sylvie Dugas presented by Le Service Culturel de l'Ambassade de France et l'Alliance Française de Dublin.

St. Audeon's church concerts:
1/10/[72] & 8/10/[72]: St Audeon's Church, High Street: Denis O'Sullivan.
15/10/[72]: St Audeon's Church, High Street: Denis O'Sullivan.
22/10/[72]: : St Audeon's Church, High Street: Denis O'Sullivan.

Pro-Cathedral concerts:
10/10/[72]: Pro Cathedral, Dublin: Gerard Gillen.
26/10/[72]: Pro-Cathedral Dublin: Martin White.
21/11/[72]: Pro-Cathedral Dublin: George Minne.

Ulser Orchestra concerts:
22/9/71-14/4/72: Ulster Orchestra 1971/1972 Season programme booklet. Accompanied by revised concert diary.
27/5/72: St. Patrick's College, Drumcondra: Dublin Orchestral Players with Caitríona Yeats. Poster.
9/9/72: Wellington Hall, Belfast: Ulster Orchestra. Programme included biographical and programme notes.

Miscellaneous programmes:
1/72: [location unknown]: Southern Connecticut State College Chamber Orchestra.
[date and location unknown]: Charles Lynch presented by the University Philosophical Society.
9/2/72-20/2/72: Queen's University Festival. Festival programme booklet.
11/2/[year unknown]-16/2/[year unknown]: Musical Recitals by the Philadelphia String Quartet presented by the American Embassy.
1/3/72: Player Wills Theatre: Peter Guth and Igo Koch presented by the Irish-Austrian Society.
6/3/[72]: Synod Hall, Christchurch: Pascal Rogé.
1/3/72-7/3/72: The Liberties: Dublin Arts Festival Programme Magazine.
1/3/[year unknown]: St. Ann's: William Watson presented by the Leinster Society of Organists 'Organ Music of the 20th Century'.
21/3/72: Franciscan Church (Lady Lane): The Waterford Singers with the Waterford Orchestral Players.
22/3/[72]: National Gallery of Ireland: Meols Quartet Stuttgart.
3/5/72-7/5/72: Cork International Choral and Folk Dance Festival programme booklet.
8/5/72-13/5/72: Grove Theatre, Belfast: Ulster Orchestra Opera Season 1972 presented by the Northern Ireland Opera Trust. Leaflet and programme.
19/4/72-13/4/72: Gerard Gillen, David Lee and John O'Sullivan. 'The Organ Music of Johann Sebastian Bach - Second Series'.
2/6/[72]-5/6/[72]: Fleadh Nua 1972 (Ireland's Colourful Festival of Traditional music, song and dance) Dublin presented by Comhaltas Ceoltoiri Eireann. Festival programme booklet.
14/6/72: Royal College of Physicians, Kildare Street: Violet Twomey, Brian O'Rourke and Gillian Smith.
6/6/[72]: [location unknown]: Emer Buckley (harpsichord).
24/6/72-30/6/72: 4th Dublin Festival of 20th Century Music. Festival programme booklet.
21/6/72-7/8/72: New England Conservatory Chorus: Western Europe Tour booklet.
22/9/72-21/10/72: Newcastle Festival. Festival programme booklet.
5/10/[72]: Church of the Holy Child, Larkhill: Joseph Groocock.
20/10/[72]: Art Gallery, Ulster Museum: Peter Hill.
14/10/72: St. Catherine's, Thomas Street: Aisling Drury Byrne, Linda Byrne and Peter Hill.
31/10/[72]-2/11/[72]: St. Ann's Church: William Watson '1972 Bach Recital Series'.
10/11/72: Metropolitan Hall: New Irish Chamber Orchestra.
2/12/72: Domincan College Hall, Eccles St.: Dublin Symphony Orchestra. Contains programme notes.
[date and location unknown]: Young Composers Concert - Inaugural Concert of the Association of Young Irish Composers.
[date and location unknown]: Camerata Vocale 'The Christmas Story in song over five centuries'. Includes biographical note on performers.
20/12/72: National Stadium: Our Lady's Choral Society with the RTE Symphony Orchestra.
19/12/72: Dominican Priory, Tallaght: Tallaght Choral Society and the Dublin Baroque Players.
7/2/72: National Gallery of Irealnd: Tel Aviv String Quartet. Contains programme notes.
8/2/[72]: Purcell Room: Philip Martin.

Collection includes information on the Ulster Orchestra 1972 Awards; Gramophone concerts; programmes for theatrical events; press releases; programmes for music film festivals; correspondence; miscellaneous wordsheets; Cork Ballet Company Silver Jubilee Souvenir Programme.
Format
Date range of collection
1972 - 1972
Accumulation Dates
-
Suggested Audience
Not Specific
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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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