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Collection Description

Collection Title
Boydell Collection: Cambridge University Music Society (1935-1938)
Unique Identifier
Boydell Programmes Box 1
One folder of programmes collected by Dr Brian Boydell relating to the Cambridge University Music Society from 1935 to 1938.

16/2/37-20/2/37: Guildhall, Cambridge: Cambridge University Musical Society.
6/3/[37]: Guildhall: Massed Choirs from the County with Ena Mitchell, Claude Hart, Irene Flanders, Robert Rowell; Cambridgeshire Festival of Music. Flyer.
12/3/37: Guildhall, Cambridge: Isobel Baille, Norman Stone, Astra Desmond, Dale Smith and the Cambridge University Musical Society. Wordbook, contains programme notes.
27/11/36: Guildhall: Cambridge University Musical Society with Bernhard Ord. Contains programme notes, accompanied by press cutting.
11/2/38: Examination Hall: Cambridge University Musical Society with Bessie Rawlins. Contains programme notes.
12/6/36 [plus duplicate]: King's College Chapel: Cambridge University Musical Society with Margaret Field-Hyde, Steuart Wilson, Irene Flanders, Clive Carey and Ronald Stear.
11/6/37: Guildhall: Cambridge University Musical Society with Rosita Bal, Ena Mitchell, Robert Rowell. Contains programme notes.
29/11/35: King's College Chapel: Cambridge University Musical Society with Mildred Watson, Steuart Wilson, Freda Townson, Victor Harding. Wordbook.
Uncatalogued collection; identifier will change. Check with librarian in Early Printed Books Dept.
Date range of collection
1935 - 1938
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Suggested Audience
Not Specific
Associated Times
Viewing the collection
This is an uncatalogued collection which is currently not generally available to readers. Access can be arranged, but only Mon. – Fri. 10am – 5pm and with advance notice.

Location Details

Trinity College Dublin, Library
College Street Dublin Dublin 2
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+353 1 896 1661
+353 1 608 3774
Collections Overview
The music collections are spread over three Library departments. The main collections of music literature and printed music are held in the Music Library, located in the Ussher Library. The open access collections are focussed on supporting the academic needs of students and staff of the College. They include books and periodicals on music, reference works and bibliographies (including online databases), as well as a separate collection of student lending material. Printed music on open access includes collected editions of the works of over 70 composers, anthologies, manuscript facsimiles, and other individual works and editions. The closed access collection is large and diverse, containing items received under legal deposit mainly since about 1880. Earlier printed music is held in the Department of Early Printed Books. Two special collections stand out: the Ebenezer Prout Collection, particularly strong in music and editions of the 19th century, and the Townley Hall Collection, a country house collection of the 18th and 19th centuries. The Department of Manuscripts holds all music manuscript material. The collection includes liturgical music of the 11th-18th centuries, the Ballet and Dallis lute books, the 16th-century Dublin Virginal Book, the Mercer's Hospital collection, and Irish folk music collected by Petrie, Goodman and Moeran. Several twentieth century Irish composers (Barry, Boydell, Boyle, Deale, Duff, May, Victory) are also represented.
For details of other collections held at the same location: See the location record

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