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Collection Description

Collection Title
Charles Acton Collection: Box 83 (1976)
Unique Identifier
Acton Gift 83
Description
Miscellaneous programmes collected by Charles Acton from 1976.

St. Teresa's Church concerts:
4/1/76: St. Teresa's Church: Desmond Hunter. Accompanied by note saying how he is performing instead of Nicolas Kynaston.
11/1/76: St. Teresa's Church: Una Russell.
18/1/76: St. Teresa's Church: Nicholas Kynaston.
25/1/76: St. Teresa's Church: Jane Parker-Smith.
4/2/76: St. Teresa's Church: Marie-Louise Jaquet. Contains musical example.
11/2/76: St. Teresa's Church: Martin White.
18/2/76: St. Teresa's Church: Gerard Gillen.
25/2/76: St. Teresa's Church: Gillian Wier.
7/3/76: St. Teresa's Church: Deirdre Storey.
14/3/76: St. Teresa's Church: Lynne David.
21/3/76: St. Teresa's Church: William Watson.
28/3/76: St. Teresa's Church: Kamiel D'Hooghe.

TCD Concerts:
24/1/76: College Chapel, TCD: Malcolm Proud.
6/2/76-7/2/76: TCD Examination Hall & College of Education, Limerick: James Galway Chamber Ensemble. Accompanied by programme notes.
10/2/76: College Chapel, Trinity: Frank Hughes.
14/2/76: Examination Hall, TCD: Geraldine O'Grady and Charles Lynch. Contains programme notes.
27/2/76: Examination Hall, Trinity: New Irish Chamber Orchestra presented by the University Philosophical Society. Contains programme notes.
10/3/76: Examination Hall, TCD: Hesketh Piano Trio. Contains programme notes.
13/3/76: Examination Hall, Trinity College: Consort of St. Sepulchre. Contains programme notes.
27/3/76: Examination Hall, Trinity College: Dublin Orchestral Players. Poster.
4/4/76: Examination Hall, Trinity College: Dublin Symphony Orchestra. Contains programme notes.
13/4/76: Chapel of Trinity College: The Culwick Consort.
7/5/76: Examination Hall, TCD: Camerata Singers and the Consort of St. Sepulchre presented by the University of Dublin Central Music Committee. Accompanied by programme notes.
6/3/76 & 12/3/76: College of Education Limerick & TCD Examination Hall: Miklos Szenthelyi and Judit Szenthelyi. Contains programme notes.
25/6/76 & 28/6/76: College Of Education, Limerick & TCD Examination Hall: Gyula Kiss presented by LMA and MAI. Contains biographical notes. Accompanied by programme notes.
6/10/76: Examination Hall, Trinity College: New Irish Chamber Orchestra presented by the French Cultural Services. Contains programme notes.
1/11/[76]: TCD Examination Hall: Haydn Piano Trio presented by the Irish-Austrian Society. Contains programme notes.
27/10/[76]: Examination Hall, Trinity College: Simon Taylor and Martin Vishnick. Contains programme notes.
1/11/76: Examination Hall, Trinity College: The Haydn Trio. Contains biographical notes.
13/11/76: Examination Hall, Trinity College: New Irish Chamber Orchestra presented by the University Philosophical Society. Contains programme notes.
19/11/76: Examination Hall, Trinity College: Testore Quartet. Flyer.
28/11/76: Examination Hall, TCD: Dublin Symphony Orchestra. Contains programme notes.
11/12/76: Examination Hall, TCD: Dublin Orchestral Players. Contains programme notes.
[date unknown]: University of Dublin Trinity College: Malcolm Proud, Nigel Burton, Brenda Hurley, Victor Dixon, Trevor Crowe and the College Singers. Wordbook.
3/12/76-4/12/76: Christ Church, Limerick & TCD Examination Hall: Carlos Bonnell presented by the LMA. Contains biographical note.
15/12/[year unknown]-18/12/[year unknown]: Examination Hall, Trinity College: Consort of St. Sepulchre. Contains programme notes.

RDS Concerts:
29/1/76: RDS Concert Hall: Dezsö Ranki and Zoltan Kocsis. Contains programme notes.
7/2/76: RDS Concert Hall: Choir of the European Communities Brussels with the RTE Symphony Orchestra presented by the Music Association of Ireland. Wordbook.
18/3/76-19/3/76: NIHE Limerick and RDS Concert Hall: LaSalle Quartet presented by the LMA and the American Embassy. Accompanied by programme notes.
18/4/[year unknown]: RDS Dublin: Yehudi Menuhin and Jeremy Menuhin. Contains biographical note.
17/6/[76]: RDS Concert Hall: Dublin Symphony Orchestra. Wordbook.
9/10/76: RDS Concert Hall: Dmitri Alexeev presented by the LMA. Contains biographical note.
3/11/76: RDS Concert Hall: New Philharmonia Ensemble; part of the John Player Concerts. Contains programme and biographical notes.
8/12/76: RDS Concert Hall: Consort of St. Sepulchre presented by the Maharishi International University (Ireland) Ltd.
16/12/76: Main Hall, RDS: Our Lady's Choral Society with the RTE Symphony Orchestra.

Christ Church Cathedral concerts:
5/2/76-7/2/76: Christ Church Cathedral & St. Luke's Church, Cork: The Douglas Gunn Ensemble.
26/2/76: Christchurch Cathedral: Dublin Baroque Players and Gabriele String Quartet; the former's tenth anniversary concert. Contains biographical and programme notes.
6/10/76-9/10/76: Christ Church Cathedral: The Consort of St. Sepulchre.

St. Patrick's Cathedral Concerts:
11/3/76-13/3/76: St. Patrick's Cathedral, Dublin: Mount Temple Comprehensive School, the King's Hospital, the Loreto College Crumlin.
16/3/75: St. Patrick's Cathedral: Choir of St. Patrick's Cathedral and the Dublin Baroque Players. Wordbook and flyer.
16/6/76: St. Patrick's Cathedral: Georgian Brass Ensemble.
15/9/76: Cathedral and Collegiate Church of St. Patrick, Dublin: Peter Sweeney. Contains biographical note.
6/10/76: St. Patrick's Cathedral: Noel Rawsthorne. Contains biographical note. Plus flyer.

St. Catherine's Church Concerts:
26/3/[76]: St. Catherine's Thomas Street: Malcolm Proud.
23/4/[76]: St. Catherine's Thomas Street: Simon Taylor. Contains historical notes.

Monkstown Concerts:
3/5/76: Monkstown Parish Church: Charles Lynch; part of May in Monkstown.
10/5/76: Monkstown Parish Church: The Testore Quartet; part of May in Monkstown.
24/5/76: Monkstown Parish Church: Malcolm Proud; part of May in Monkstown.
28/5/76: Monkstown Parish Church: Mary Gallagher and Veronica McSwiney; part of May in Monkstown.
22/12/76: Monsktown Parish Church: Mary Sheridan, June Croker, Richard Cooper, William Young & Third Day Chorale.

St. Michael's Church concerts:
6/6/76: St. Michael's Church, Dun Laoghaire: Elfriede Otto, Avril Shanahan Watts and Gerard Gillen.
13/6/76: St. Michael's Church, Dun Laoghaire: James Dalton.
20/6/76: St. Michael's Church, Dun Laoghaire: Stanislas Deriemaeker.
27/6/76: St. Michael's Church, Dun Laoghaire: Lionel Rogg.
11/7/76: St. Michael's Church, Dun Laoghaire: Frank Hughes.
18/7/76: St. Michael's Church, Dun Laoghaire: David Graham.
1/8/76: St. Michael's Church, Dun Laoghaire: Patrick and Peter Devine.
8/8/76: St. Michael's Church, Dun Laoghaire: Trevor Crowe.
15/8/76: St. Michael's Church, Dun Laoghaire: Charles Pearson.
29/8/76: St. Michael's Church, Dun Laoghaire: Gerard Gillen.
22/8/76: St. Michael's Church, Dun Laoghaire: David Milne.
24/11/76-25/11/76: Church of the Resurrection, Bayside and Church of St. Michael, Dun Laoghaire: Eithne Troy, Frank Dunne and William Young. Wordbook.

John Player Theatre concerts:
15/2/76-18/2/76: John Player Theatre: Irish National Opera.
5/7/76: John Player Theatre: Salman Shuker.
5/9/76-20/11/76: John Player Concerts. Leaflet; events listing.
12/9/76: John Player Theatre: Geraldine O'Grady and Veronica McSwiney; part of the John Players Concerts. Contains biographical and programme notes.
19/9/76: John Player Theatre: John O'Conor; part of John Player Concerts. Contains programme notes.
17/10/76: John Player Theatre: Bernadette Greevy; part of John Player Concert. Contains programme notes.
1/12/76: John Player Theatre: Jan Cap. First performance in Ireland of Alexander Goehr's 'Nonomiya'.

Gaiety Theatre concerts:
4/4/76: Gaiety Theatre, Dublin: Charles Lynch. Flyer.
[5/9/76: Gaiety Theatre]: Swingle 11. Contains biographical note.

Wexford Concerts:
23/10/76: Theatre Royal, Wexford: Frederica Von Stade with Ed Spanjaard; part of the 25th Wexford Festival Opera. Wordbook.
23/10/76-31/10/76: Wexford: Testore String Quartet, John O'Conor, Brian O'Rourke and Anne Woodworth; part of the 25th Wexford Festival Opera. Contains programme notes.

St. Ann's Church concerts:
24/2/76: St. Ann's Church: Adalberto Martinez Solaesa presented by the Spanish Cultural Institute. Contains biographical note.
26/9/76: St. Ann's Church: Wilbraham Brass Soloists; part of John Player Concerts. Contains programme notes.

Our Lady's Choral Society concerts:
17/5/76-20/5/76: St. Mary's Pro Cathedral; Christ the King Cathedral, Mullingar; St. Canice's Cathedral, Kilkenny: Our Lady's Choral Society with the New Irish Chamber Orchestra.
11/11/76 [plus duplicate]: ProCathedral: Our Lady's Choral Society.

16/1/76: [location unknown]: Camerata Singers with Frank Corcoran; in aid of the St. Catherine's Restoration Fund. Contains programme notes.
13/2/76: [location unknown]: Sarum Singers, John O'Sullivan; in aid of the St. Catherine's Restoration Fund. Wordsheets.
14/3/76: [location unknown]: Irish Youth Orchestra; part of the Dublin Arts Festival. Contains biographical note.
18/3/76: Royal College of Physicians: Ann Jones and David Lane.
[date and location unknown] [plus duplicate]: Joseph Groocock.
2/4/76: [location unknown]: The Westland Row CBS Concert Band.
22/4/76: [date unknown]: Dublin Boy Singers with David Milne; St. Catherine's Restoration Fund.
[date and location unknown]: Wartburg College Choir.
3/5/[year unknown]-9/6/[year unknown]: Tony Fitzsimons. Contains programme notes.
23/5/76: Hugh Lane Municipal Gallery of Modern Art: RTE Singers and the Ulysees Quintet presented by the Arts Council. Wordbook, contains biographical notes.
26/5/76: Domincan Priory, Tallaght: Tallaght Choral Society and the Dublin Baroque Players. Wordbook.
8/6/76: Castletown: Sandra Browne.
[date and location unknown]: David Harper. Wordbook.
12/6/76: Milltown Park: Dublin Orchestral Players. Contains programme notes.
20/6/76: Abbey Presbyterian Church: Juliet King with Rosemary Bartram.
21/6/[76]: Abbey Theatre: Irish Ballet Company.
18/9/[76] & 20/11/7 [plus duplicate]: American Embassy Chancery & Royal College of Surgeons: Concorde and Testore Quartet. Accompanied by booklet containing biographical notes on composers.
[25/9/76]: [location unknown]: Mary O'Hara.
30/10/76: Church of the Immaculate Conception, Rowe Street: Ian Caddy, Curtis Rayam, The Wexford Singers, the RTE Symphony Orchestra; part of the 25th Wexford Festival Opera. Contains biographical and programme notes.
10/11/76-5/12/76: Ireland and UK: James Galway and the Zagreb Soloists.
27/11/76: [location unknown]: Dublin Baroque Players. Contains programme notes.
20/12/76: [location unknown]: First Public Concert of the Dublin Training Orchestra. Contains programme notes.

Collection includes press releases; miscellaneous wordbooks; a leaflet on the Assmann-Quartett; film programmes; theatrical performance programmes; an article by Acton; miscellaneous programmes without details of who, when or where.
Format
Date range of collection
1976 - 1976
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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Cardif University (Prifysgol Caerdydd)Royal College of Music LondonMuseums, Libraries and Archives Council