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Collection Description

Collection Title
Charles Acton Collection: Box 86 (1979)
Unique Identifier
Acton Gift 86
Description
Miscellaneous programmes collected by Charles Acton from 1979.

St. Michael's Church concerts:
17/6/79: St. Michael's Church, Dun Laoghaire: Piet Kee.
24/6/79: St. Michael's Church Dun Laoghaire: Niels Henrik Nielsen.
1/7/79: St. Michael's Church Dun Laoghaire: Sheila Lawrence.
2/12/79: St. Michael's Church, Dun Laoghaire: Gerard Gillen.
10/6/79: St. Michael's Church Dun Laoghaire: Adalberto Martinez Solaesa.

Dublin International Festival of Music concerts:
23/6/79-24/6/79: 2nd City of Dublin International Festival of Music. Advance Programme.
23/6/79-24/6/79: 2nd City of Dublin International Festival of Music. Souvenir programme. Events listing.

RDS Concerts:
24/6/79: RDS Concert Hall: 'A tribute to Charles Lynch'.
27/1/79: RDS Concert Hall: Bernadette Greevy, Colman Pearse and Madeleine Berkeley. Contains biographical notes.
24/11/79: RDS Concert Hall: Shura Cherkassky; part of the John Player Concerts. Contains programme notes.
23/11/79: RDS: Selected prizewinners from the 1979 Feis Ceoil.
7/12/79: Royal Dublin Society: John O'Conor. Contains biographical and programme notes.
10/3/79: Concert Hall, RDS: David Ward and Noel Skinner. Programme + poster.
19/4/[79]: Thomas Prior Hall, RDS Ballsbridge: Diana Kacso presented by the LMA. Contains programme notes.

St. Francis Xavier Church concerts:
19/1/[79]: Church of St. Francis Xavier: Peter Sweeney. Contains biographical note.
26/1/[79]: Church of St. Francis Xavier: John Scott. Contains programme notes.

TCD Concerts:
15/2/79: Examination Hall, Trinity College: The College Singers.
29/6/[79]: Edmund Burke Theatre, TCD: Tamas Vasary. Contains biographical and programme notes.
20/10/79: Edmund Burke Theatre, TCD: Takacs-Nagy Quartet and Kalman Berkes presented by the LMA. Contains biographical and programme notes.
3/11/79: Examination Hall, Trinity College: Dublin Orchestral Players. Flyer.
11/11/79: Edmund Burke Theatre, TCD: Joan Spencer and Noel Skinner. Contains biographical notes.
17/11/79: Examination Hall, Trinity College: Esterhazy Baryton Trio presented by the School of Music, Trinity College and the Music Association of Ireland.
22/11/79: Examination Hall, Trinity College: The College Singers.
16/5/79: Edmund Burke Hall: Dublin University Music Society.
10/3/79: Examination Hall, Trinity College: Dublin Orchestral Players. Flyer.
31/3/79: Examination Hall, Trinity College: Cork School of Music Centennial Concert presented by the Music Association of Ireland Ltd.
22/4/79: Trinity College Chapel: Peter Sweeney; part of Dublin Arts Festival.
4/1/79: Edmund Burke Theatre: Michel Dalberto presented by LMA. Contains programme notes.

St. Catherine's Church concerts:
22/2/79: St. Catherine's Church: John Gibson, Maciej Smolenski and Rosemary Hill. Contains programme notes.
2/3/79: St. Catherine's Church: Gerard Gren[..]ll.

Kilkenny concerts:
25/8/79-2/9/79: Kilkenny Arts Week 79. Festival programme booklet. Contains addenda.
28/8/79: Black Abbey: Works by Jerome de Bromhead; part of Kilkenny Arts Week.
27/8/79: Black Abbey: Malcolm Proud; part of Kilkenny Arts Week.

Gaiety Theatre concerts:
18/12/79 & 20/12/79: Gaiety Theatre: Dublin Grand Opera Society presented Luciano Pavarotti with John Wustman. Wordbook, contains biographical notes.
16/9/79: Gaiety Theatre: Pádraig Mac Piarais Centenary Concert.
13/3/79: Gaiety Theatre: Les Ballets Jazz de Montréal.

Olympia Theatre concerts:
2/7/79-3/7/79: Olympia Theatre: James Galway and the New Irish Chamber Orchestra; part of John Player Concerts. Contains programme notes.
1/10/79: Olympia Theatre: 'Every good boy deserves favour'; part of Dublin Theatre Festival.

College of Music concerts:
21/9/79: McCann Hall, College of Music, Chatham Row: Ethna Robinson with Aisling Heneghan presented by the Dublin Institute of Technology.
13/11/79: Institute of Technology College of Music: Peter Sweeney.

St. Ann's Church concerts:
9/9/[79]: St. Ann's Church: Chamber Orchestra presented by the City of Dublin Vocational Education Committee Dublin Institute of Technology College of Music, Chatham Row, Dublin 2. Contains programme notes.
2/12/[79]: St. Ann's Church: Dublin Institute of Technology College of Music Chamber Orchestra.

St. Mary's Pro-Cathedral Concerts:
5/6/[79]: St. Mary's Pro-Cathedral: Gerard Gillen.
12/6/[79]: St. Mary's Pro Cathedral: Una Russell.
22/3/[79]: Pro-Cathedral: David Lumsden.
6/4/79: Pro-Cathedral: RTE Concert Orchestral, Violet Twomey, Aine Nic Gabhann, Brendan Cavanagh and William Young presented by the Wicklow Choral Society.

St. Andrew's Church concerts:
17/5/79: St. Andrew's Church, Westland Row: St. James' Choir and Orchestra, Mary Sheridan, Bernadette Greevy, Brendan Cavanagh and William Young. Wordbook.
17/5/79: St. Andrew's Church, Westland Row: St. James' Choir and Orchestra with Mary Sheridan, Brendan Cavanagh, Bernadette Greevy and William Young.

Gallery of Modern Art concerts:
10/6/[79]: Hugh Lane Municipal Gallery of Modern Art: Concorde. Wordbook.
1/4/79: Hugh Lane Municipal Gallery of Modern Art: Concorde.
6/5/[79]: Hugh Lane Gallery of Modern Art: Concorde. Wordbook.
25/11/79: Municipal Gallery of Modern Art: 'Sundays at noon' Gillian Smith, Betty Sullivan, Brian O'Rourke and Anne Cant. Contains programme notes.
2/12/79: Municipal Gallery of Modern Art: 'Sundays at noon' Hesketh Piano Trio and Ann Cant. Contains programme notes.

American Embassy concerts:
25/1/79: American Embassy Chancery: Martin Merkofsky. Contains biographical and programme notes.
8/4/79: American Embassy: Robert White and John O'Conor.

Christchurch Concerts:
30/6/79: Christ Church Cathedral: Camerata Singers and the Consort of Viols. Contains programme notes.
25/4/[79]: Christ Church Cathedral: The Renaissance Consort, the Stedfast Brass Band, the Temple Singers, the Trostan Singers.

John Player Theatre concerts:
24/9/79: John Player Theatre: Mary Chappelle and Louis Browne; the John McCormack Society of Ireland. Contains biographical note.
2/1/79-6/1/79: John Player Theatre: Irish National Opera.

Irish Youth Orchestra concerts:
20/4/79: St. Francis Xavier Hall: Irish Youth Orchestra.
3/1/79-4/1/79: [location unknown]: Irish Youth Orchestra.

Our Lady's Choral Society concerts:
20/12/79-21/12/79: Carmelite Church, Whitefriar Street: Our Lady's Choral Society with the RTE Symphony Orchestra.
10/3/79: Church of the Holy Family, Kill O' the Grange, Dublin: Our Lady's Choral Society with the New Irish Chamber Orchestra. Wordbook.

Miscellaneous concerts:
14/6/79: Gresham Hotel: Robert White presented by the John McCormack Society of Ireland. Contains biographical note.
22/6/79: The President's Hall, The Law Society, Blackhall Place: Dublin Symphony Orchestra. Contains programme notes.
11/5/79-20/5/79: Liberties Festival 1979. Festival programme booklet.
[date and location unknown]: John O'Conor.
[date and location unknown]: St. Stephen's Singers.
28/5/[79]-9/6/[79]: Abbey Theatre: Irish Ballet Company.
16/2/79: The Player Wills Theatre: Florian Kit and John O'Conor presented by the Irish-Austrian Society. Contains biographical notes.
21/2/79: Dominican Priory, Tallaght: Tallaght Choral Society and Dublin Baroque Players. Wordbook containing programme notes.
13/9/79: Russborough, Blessington: RTE Academica String Quartet. Contains biographical and programme notes.
23/9/79: Castletown House: John O'Conor presented by the Irish Georgian Society.
7/10/79: St. Stephen's Church: John Dexter. Contains biographical note.
5/10/79: National Gallery of Ireland: a concert of music by Frank Corcoran presented by the Association of Irish Composers.
[date and location unknown]: Jury's Irish Cabaret season booklet.
25/10/79-31/10/79: Irish Concert Tour: Philharmonica Hungarica. Season programme booklet. Contains programme notes.
2/11/[79]: Theatre Royal: Felicity Lott and Graham Johnson. Wordbook, contains programme notes.
3/11/[79]-4/11/[79]: Church of the Immaculate Conception, Wexford: Wexford Festival Singers, Belfast Philharmonic Society, RTE Symphony Orchestra and the BBC Northern Ireland Orchestra. Wordbook, contains biographical and programme notes.
16/11/79: Church of the Resurrection, Bayside, Sutton: Third Day Chorale with Mary Sheridan, Frank Dunne, Aine Nic Gabhann and William Young. Wordbook.
21/11/79, 19/11/79 & 22/11/79: Irish Tour: Vienna Boys Choir Concert 1979.
[date and location unknown]: St. James Choir and the Pro Arte Orchestra.
[date and location unknown /79]: The Dublin Baroque Players.
[date and location unknown]: 'Music for a while]: Linda Howie, Andrew Robinson and John Beckett. Contains programme notes.
8/3/79: St. Laurence's Church, Kilmacud, Stillorgan: Clonliffe College and Mater Dei Choir. Contains musical example and words.
22/4/[79]: St. Patrick's College, Maynooth: Francis Jackson.
25/4/79: Unitarian Church, St. Stephen's Green: St Stephen's Singers.
[date and location unknown /79]: Spring Tour Great Britain and Ireland 1979: The Eastern Michigan University Madrigal Singers.
6/5/79: Notre Dame Convent, Churchtown, Dublin: Dublin Orchestral Players with the Misbourne Orchestra. Contains programme notes. Programme + flyer.
7/5/[79]: Pavilion Dun Laoghaire: Oscar Theatre Ballet Company.

Collection includes menus for dinners in honour of Pavarotti and the Lindsay singers; film programmes; miscellaneous wordsheets; press release; review by Acton
Format
Date range of collection
1979 - 1979
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