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Collection Description

Collection Title
Charles Acton Collection: Box 90 (1983)
Unique Identifier
Acton Gift 90
Description
Miscellaneous programmes collected by Charles Acton from 1983.

Hugh Lane Municipal Gallery concerts:
24/4/[83]: Hugh Lane Municipal Gallery of Modern Art: 'Sunday at Noon' Teresina Jorda.
16/1/[83]: Hugh Lane Municipal Gallery of Modern Art: 'Sunday At noon' Madrigal '75 presented by the Italian Cultural Institute.
6/3/83: Hugh Lane Municipal Gallery of Modern Art: Choir of Univeristy College Cork. Wordbook.
13/3/83: Hugh Lane Gallery of Modern Art: Concorde.
10/4/[83]: Hugh Lane Municipal Gallery of Modern Art: 'Sunday at noon' Continuo.
15/5/83: Hugh Lane Gallery of Modern Art: Concorde.
17/7/83: Hugh Lane Muncipal Gallery of Modern Art: Miceal O'Rourke.
26/6/[83]: Hugh Lane Municipal Gallery of Modern Art: Margaret Hayes and Audrey Chisholm. Contains biographical notes.
24/6/[83]: Hugh Lane Municipal Gallery of Modern Art: Derek Hannigan and Clive Shannon. 'Bank of Ireland Young Performers' Recital Series'.
17/6/[83]: Hugh Lane Municipal Gallery of Modern Art: Jimmy Vaughan; Bank of Ireland Young Performers' Recital Series.
10/6/[83]: Hugh Lane Municipal Gallery of Modern Art: Anthony Byrne; Bank of Ireland Young Performers' Recital Series.
3/6/[83]: Hugh Lane Municipal Gallery of Modern Art: Aubrey Murphy and Megumi Fujita; Bank of Ireland Young Performers' Recital Series.
25/9/83: Hugh Lane Municipal Gallery of Modern Art: Concorde.
16/10/[83]: Hugh Lane Municipal Gallery of Modern Art: Yvonne Egan and John Gibson. Wordbook.
13/11/83: Hugh Lane Municipal Gallery of Modern Art: Adrian Petcu, John Gibson, Sharon Nye and Una Hunt presented in association with the Goethe Institute.
18/11/[83]: Hugh Lane Municipal Gallery of Modern Art: Una Hunt.
11/9/[83]: Hugh Lane Municipal Gallery of Modern Art: 'Sunday at noon' Martin Loveday and Peter Dains. Contains biographical note.
27/11/83: Hugh Lane Municipal Gallery of Modern Art: John Gibson, Gerard Kelly and John Finucane presented by the Goethe Institute.
2/12/[83]: Hugh Lane Municipal Gallery of Modern Art: Ethna Tinney.
4/12/83: Hugh Lane Gallery of Modern Art: Concorde.

St. Ann's Church concerts:
6/2/83: St. Ann's Church: Irene Sandford, Peter Kerr, William Young, the Cantata Singers and the New Irish Chamber Orchestra. 'Tenth Anniversary season of Bach Cantatas'.
12/5/83: St. Ann's Church: Gabriel Estarellas presented by the Irish Guitar Society.
24/11/83: St. Ann's Church: John Feeley. Programme + leaflet.
11/12/83: St. Ann's Church: Paco Peña.

TCD Concerts:
27/1/83: Edmund Burke Hall: Brian McNamara and Roy Holmes presented by the Dublin University Music Society. Contains programme notes.
12/3/83: Examination Hall, Trinity College: Dublin Orchestral Players.
30/4/83: TCD Chapel: Choir of Christchurch Cathedral.
25/6/[83]: Examination Hall, Trinity College: Musica Sacra. First Irish performance of Purcell's 'Dido and Aeneas'. Flyer.
11/11/83-18/11/83: Trinity College, Dublin. 'A conference on Martin Luther' programme including concerts.
13/11/83: Trinity College Chapel: Musica Sacra. Flyer.
[13/11/83: Trinity College Chapel]: Musica Sacra. Wordbook, contains programme notes.
10/12/83: Examination Hall, Trinity College: Riccardo Brengola and Constantin Zanidache presented by the Dublin Philharmonic Society.
25/6/83 [plus duplicate]: Examination Hall, Trinity College: Musica Sacra. Wordbook.
19/11/[83]: Examination Hall, Trinity College: Dublin Orchestral Players. Flyer.
13/11/83 [plus duplicate]: Trinity College Chapel: Musica Sacra. Contains programme notes and translations.

National Concert Hall concerts:
3/3/83: National Concert Hall: Ulster Orchestra.
20/5/83: National Concert Hall: New Irish Chamber Orchestra presented by the Wicklow Choral Society. Contains programme notes.
19/10/83: National Concert Hall: Ulster Orchestra.
19/11/83: National Concert Hall: Cork Youth Orchestra Silver Jubilee Concert. Contains biographical notes.
21/11/83: National Concert Hall: The Dublin Sinfonia. Contains programme notes.
20/11/83: National Concert Hall: Our Lady's Choral Society and the National Sinfonia.
14/12/83-15/12/83: The National Concert Hall: Our Lady's Choral Society with the RTE Symphony Orchestra.

St. Michael's Church concerts:
24/7/83: St. Michael's Church Dun Laoghaire: Shane Brennan.
26/6/83: St. Michael's Church Dun Laoghaire: Ivan Sokol.
19/6/83: St. Michael's Church Dun Laoghaire: Desmond Hunter.
28/8/83: St. Michael's Church Dun Laoghaire: Gerard Gillen.

St. Patrick's Cathedral concerts:
29/10/[83]: St. Patrick's Cathedral: St. Patrick's Cathedral Choir with Malcolm Wisner. Wordbook.
19/11/[83]: St. Patrick's Cathedral: Dublin County Choir with the Serenata String Quartet and St. Patrick's Cathedral Choir.

St. Francis Xavier Church concerts:
18/3/[83] & 25/3/[83]: Church of St. Francis Xavier: Peter Sweeney.
11/11/83: St. Francis Xavier Church: The Sarum Singers with John O'Sullivan.
11/11/83, 18/11/83 & 25/11/83: Church of St. Francis Xavier: John O'Sullivan and the Sacrum Singers; Donal Doherty and Peter Sweeney.

Cork concerts:
9/2/83-19/2/83 [plus duplicate]: Cork Opera House: Cork City Opera. 'Il Trovatore'.
10/2/83-18/2/83: Cork Opera House: Cork City Opera. 'Madam Butterfly'.
20/4/83: Cork School of Music: Jupiter Ensemble presented by Red Abbey. Accompanied by biographical note.

John Player Theatre concerts:
3/10/[83]-5/10/[83]: John Player Theatre: The Compangnie de l'Elan presented by the Dublin Theatre Festival and the Cultural Service of the French Embassy.
15/11/83: John Player Theatre: Yoshikazu Iwamoto and Takako Mizuguchi 'Concert of Japanese Music for Shakuhachi & Koto'. Accompanied by wordsheets, biographical and programme notes.

Christchurch Concerts:
23/4/83: Christchurch Cathedral: Camerata Singers and the Prelude Brass Ensemble.
26/11/[83] & 3/12/[83] [plus duplicate]: Christ Church Cathedral: Eric Sweeney Singers, Choir of Christ Church Cathedral, The Eroica String Trio, Geraldine Malone and Rodney Baldwin. Accompanied by wordsheet.

Miscellaneous programmes:
6/1/83-7/1/83: Belfast & Dublin: BBC Philharmonic Orchestra. Contains programme notes.
1/2/83: American Embassy: David Bradshaw and Cosmo Buono.
1983: [location unknown]: Wicklow Opera Group.
15/3/83 [plus partial duplicate]: Gate Theatre: Irish National Opera.
[date and location unknown]: 'The Brendan Voyage'.
5/83: Tour of Ireland: The Light Blues (Michael Chance, Simon Gay, Robert Chilcott, Andrew Murgatroyd, Stephen Charlesworth and Simon Birchall)
2/3/83-16/4/83: Irish Tour: Robert White.
1/5/83: St. Andrew's Church Westland Row: David Adams.
3/5/83 & 8/5/83: St. Columba's College: Arts Week events listings. Flyer.
14/5/83-15/5/83: Monkstown Parish Church & Church of the Most Holy Redeemer: Dun Laoghaire Choral Society.
14/8/83: [location unknown]: John McCann.
7/8/83: : [location unknown]: Catherine Ennis.
31/7/83: [location unknown]: Conor Biggs.
23/7/83: Freemasons' Hall, Dublin: The Takacs String Quartet presented by the Limerick Music Association.
11/7/83: Wigmore Hall: Philip Martin and Penelope Price Jones. Flyer.
[date unknown]: Abbey Theatre: Irish National Ballet.
7/6/83-28/6/83: Pro-Cathedral Dublin: John O'Keeffe, Jonathan Gregory, Gerard Gillen, Ivan Sokol.
22/5/[83] & 29/5/[83]: Church of the Most Holy Redeemer, Main Street, Bray: Gerard Gillen & Peter Sweeney.
22/4/83-25/4/83: Harty Room: Sonorities No.2 April 1983. Season programme booklet.
21/5/83: Incorporated Law Society: Dublin Orchestral Players. Contains programme notes.
23/9/83: Loreto College, St. Stephen's Green: 150th Anniversary Concert.
6/10/83-31/10/83: UK and Ireland Tour: Johann Strauss Orchestra and the Johann Strauss Dancers.
11/11/83: National Institute for Higher Education: First Convocation for the Conferring of Degrees and Postgraduate Awards. Performance by the Testore Ensemble.
10/12/[83]: St. George's Church: Goethe Institute Choir, Musica Sacra Players with John O'Sullivan.
17/12/[year unknown]-18/12/[year unknown]: RDS Concert Hall: Dublin Children's Opera. Poster.
9/11/83: American Ambassador's Residence: The Oklahoma String Quartet.
[date and location unknown]: Dublin Grand Opera Society Chorus and the RTE Symphony Orchestra.
[date and location unknown]: Musica Sacra.

Collection includes theatrical dance flyer; press releases; miscellaneous wordsheets; press booklet on John Feeley; nonmusical leaflets.
Format
Date range of collection
1983 - 1983
Accumulation Dates
-
Suggested Audience
Not Specific
Associated People or Organisations

Location Details

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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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Additional Collection Information

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