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Collection Description

Collection Title
Charles Acton Collection: Box 80 (1973)
Unique Identifier
Acton Gift 80
Description
Miscellaneous programmes collected by Charles Acton from 5/1/73-3/4/74.

American Embassy concerts:
5/1/73 [plus duplicate]: American Embassy Rotunda, Ballsbridge: Carmel O'Byrne presented by the Ireland-America Society.
23/2/73: American Embassy, Dublin: Virginia Pleasants (harpsichord).
28/9/73: American Embassy Chancery, Ballsbridge: John Kozar.
15/11/73: American Embassy Chancery: Victor Ryder.
30/11/73: American Embassy Chancery: Gail Nelson and Veronica McSwiney.

TCD concerts:
12/1/73: Trinity College Chapel: Pro Musica Sacra, the UCC Madrigal Group.
19/1/73: Examination Hall, Trinity College: Romula Lazarde presented by the Spanish Cultural Institute. Accompanied by biographical and programme notes.
27/1/73: Examination Hall, Trinity College: Zoltan Kocsis presented by the University Philosophical Society. Contains biographical note on the performer.
28/1/73-3/2/73 [plus duplicate]: TCD: Eigse na Tríonóide (A Festival of Celtic Music'. Festival programme booklet.
10/2/73 & 17/2/73 [plus duplicate]: Examination Hall, Trinity College: Charles Lynch presented by the University Philosophical Society and the Central Music Committee.
16/2/73: Examination Hall, Trinity College: Chantal Mathieu and Jean-Claude Gerard presented by L'Alliance Française de Dublin and le Service Culturel de l'Ambassade de France. Accomanied by programme notes.
10/3/73: Examination Hall, Trinity College: Dublin Orchestral Players with David Lane. Flyer.
7/4/[73]: Examination Hall, Trinity College: Santiago Navascues presented by the Spanish Cultural Institute. Contains biographical notes.
13/4/73: Examination Hall, Trinity College: Ann Cant, Anne Woodworth and Veronica McSwiney presented by the University Philosophical Society.
30/9/73: Examination Hall, Trinity College: The Choir of the Sisters of St. Louis with the Ulster Orchestra. Contains biographical and programme notes.
14/11/73: TCD Chapel: Peter Hurford.
6/11/73: TCD Chapel: Denis O'Sullivan.
19/5/73: Chapel of Trinity College Dublin: Uwe Röhl.
1/5/73: Trinity College Chapel: Peter Sweeney.

St. Ann's Church concerts:
28/1/[73]: St. Ann's Church, Dawson Street: William Young, Bernadette Greevy, Frank Patterson, the Guinness Choir, the New Irish Chamber Orchestra, John O'Sullivan, conducted by John Beckett 'Bach Cantatas - A Sequence of Three Weekly Performances'.
4/2/73: St. Ann's Church, Dawson Street: Edward Beckett, Lindsay Armstrong, Mary Gallagher, Thêrèse Timoney, Ruth David, Betty Sullivan, Herbert Nowak, Guinness Choir, John O'Sullivan and John Beckett 'Bach Cantatas - A Sequence of Three Weekly Performances'.
11/2/[73]: St. Ann's Church, Dawson Street: William Young, Bernadette Greevy, Frank Patterson, the Guinness Choir, the New Irish Chamber Orchestra, John O'Sullivan, conducted by John Beckett 'Bach Cantatas - A Sequence of Three Weekly Performances'.
28/2/73-1/3/73: Examination Hall, Trinity College: University of Dublin Choral Society 413th Concert.
16/12/73: Examination Hall, Trinity College: Dublin Symphony Orchestra. First performance of Raymond Deane's 'Sphynxes'.
18/6/73-25/6/73: Trinity College: The Allegri Quartet.

Royal Dublin Society concerts:
1/3/73: RDS: Thérèse Dussaut presented by L'Alliance Française de Dublin and le Service Culturel de l'Ambassade de France. Accomanied by programme notes.
8/11/73: RDS: Sylvie Gazeau and Ivette Piveteau presented by L'Alliance Française de Dublin and le Service Culturel de l'Ambassade de France. Accomanied by programme notes.
10/6/73: RDS Concert Hall: Radu Lupu presented by the Limerick Music Association. Contains biographical notes on performer.

Wexford concerts:
26/11/73-3/11/73: McClure Room, White's Hotel: 'Wexford Ho!' directed by Anne Makower; part of the Wexford Festival 1973.
3/11/73: Talbot Hotel, Wexford: Ryland Davies. Wordbook.

St. Mary's Shanakiel concerts:
27/10/73: St. Mary's Shanakiel: Christopher Stembridge. Accompanied by historical notes on the organ.
20/11/73: St. Mary's Shanakiel: Christopher Stembridge.

National Gallery of Ireland concerts:
21/11/73: National Gallery of Ireland: Thérèse Timoney and John O'Conor presented by Feis Ceoil. Contains biographical notes.
23/11/73: National Gallery: Elisabeth Chojnacka presented by L'Alliance Française de Dublin and le Service Culturel de l'Ambassade de France.
19/5/73: National Gallery: Frédéric Lodeon and Daria Hovora presented by L'Alliance Française de Dublin and le Service Culturel de l'Ambassade de France.

St. Catherine's concerts:
20/10/[73]: St. Catherine's: College of Music Chamber Orchestra and Culwick Consort.
17/11/73: St. Catherine's Church: Dublin Baroque Players.
5/12/73-3/4/74: St. Catherine's: Douglas Gunn Ensemble.

Christchurch concerts:
30/9/73-6/10/73: Christ Church Cathedral: 'Irish Music and Poetry' as part of the Dublin Theatre Festival.
2/12/73: Christ Church Cathedral: Dublin Orchestral Players, Carlow Choral Union and Malahide Singers. Contains programme notes and words.

Ely Hall:
15/4/73: Ely Hall: Dublin Symphony Orchestra. Includes programme notes.
26/5/73: Ely Hall: Dublin Orchestral Players. Flyer.

St. Patrick's Cathedral concerts:
13/5/73: St. Patrick's Cathedral, Dublin: The Dublin Baroque Players. Contains programme notes.
28/6/73: St. Patrick's Cathedral: New Chamber Orchestra presented by the English Language Institute. Contains programme notes.
5/7/73: St. Patrick's Cathedral: New Chamber Orchestra presented by the English Language Institute. Contains programme notes.
17/12/73-18/12/73: Belfast Cathedral and St. Patrick's Cathedral: The King's Singers.

Metropolitan Hall concerts:
30/3/73: Metropolitan Hall: Stedfast Band with Jacqueline Pomeroy, the Culwich Consort, Alison Young, Robert McCullagh.
12/5/73: Metropolitan Hall: 77th Feis Ceoil 1973 Senior Prizewinners' Concert.

Our Lady's Choral Society concerts:
28/3/[73]: Pro-Cathedral Dublin: Our Lady's Choral Society and the Palestrina Choir.
19/12/73: National Stadium Dublin: Our Lady's Choral Society with the RTE Symphony Orchestra.
14/12/73: St. Michael's Church, Dun Laoghaire: Mary Sheridan, the boys of The Palestrina Choir, Our Lady's Choral Society and the RTE Light Orchestra presented by RTE.

Association of Young Irish Composers:
12/3/73: College of Music, Chatham Row: Lunchtime concert of works by Irish composers presented by the Association of Young Irish Composers.
[date and location unknown]: Concert of works by Derek Ball and Raymond Deane presented by the Association of Young Irish Composers. Accompanied by programme notes.
[date and location unknown]: 'Music by Brian Beckett and Gerald Barry' presented by the Association of Young Irish Composers. Accompanied by programme notes and wordsheet.
[date and location unknown]: [plus duplicate]: Young Composers' Concert presented by the Association of Young Irish Composers.

Miscellaneous programmes:
7/1/73: St. Patrick's College, Drumcondra: Malahide Singers and Orchestra. Wordbook.
16/3/73: St. Francis Xavier Hall: Concord Brass Band with Chapter IX and the Dublin Boy Singers.
16/3/73: St. Mary's Church, Mary Street: Brian Beckett; Dublin Arts Festival 1973.
9/3/73-18/3/73: 'The Old North City' Dublin Arts Festival March 1973 Programme Magazine.
[date and location unknown]: Jesus Christ, Superstar. Musical director Phil Coulter.
22/3/73: University College Dublin: Vassar Madrigal Singers presented by the UCD Music Society. Accompanied by wordsheets.
22/3/73: Dominican Priory, Tallaght: Tallaght Choral Society and the Dublin Baroque Players.
13/4/73: Church of the Guardian Angels, Newtownpark Avenue, Blackrock: Tallaght Choral Society and the Dublin Baroque Players. Ticket.
10/4/73: Christ Church Cathedral, Waterford: The Waterford Singers with the Waterford Orchestral Players. Wordbook.
18/4/[73]: [location unknown]: Joseph Groocock.
17/9/73-21/9/73: Town Hall, Dun Laoghaire: Dun Laoghaire Arts Week. Festival programme booklet.
[date and location unknown]: Mönchengladbacher Jugendorchester with Birgitt Lehmann and Ulrike Klomp.
17/10/73-20/10/73: Player Wills Theatre: Irish National Opera 'Don Pasquale'.
[date and location unknown]: Combined Army No.1 Band and Band of Curragh Training Camp, Giuseppe Giacomini and Winifred O'Dea 'Army School of Music Golden Jubilee Concert'. Accompanied by historical booklet An Cosantoir (The Irish Defence Journal) dated 10/73 for the Army School of Music Golden Jubilee 1923-1973.
4/11/73: [location unknown]: Georgian Brass Ensemble.
[date and location unknown]: [Venetia O'Sullivan] presented by The Phil.
22/12/73: St. Bartholomew's Church, Clyde Rd.: The Consort Of St. Sepulchre.
20/12/73: Adelaide Road Presbyterian Church: Trostan Singers.
30/12/73: [location unknown]: John O'Conor.
3/7/73: St. Mary's Church Haddington Road: St. Stephen's Singers (UCD) and Gerard Gillen.
29/6/73-26/7/73: 9th Annual European Concert Tour of the American Youth Symphony & Chorus. Contains biographical and programme notes.
[date and location unknown]: 'An Evening with the Scholars'.
11/5/73: Central Hall, Academy Street, Cork: Doublas Gunn and Jean Williamson.
5/8/73-30/9/73: Castletown: Douglas Gunn Ensemble presented by the Irish Georgian Society.
16/5/73: St. Audeon's Church: Gaston Litaize. Contains biographical note on performer.


Collection includes programmes for music film screenings; press releases; correspondence; programme for a theatrical event; miscellaneous biographical notes; one of Acton's articles; miscellaneous wordsheets; miscellaneous programme notes.
Format
Date range of collection
1973 - 1973
Accumulation Dates
-
Suggested Audience
Not Specific
Associated People or Organisations

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