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Collection Description

Collection Title
Cardiff University Concerts (1911-)
3 boxes, 1 folder and 7 shelves of programmes and flyers for lunchtime and evening concerts featuring various university based and professional ensembles/soloists. Some years missing including the whole of the 1990s. The majority of the programmes are from the 1970s and 80s. The earliest programme in the collection is advertising the 8th concert of the Choral Society of University College Cardiff, which was founded in 1904.

Venues include: St David's Hall, Cardiff; City Hall, Cardiff; New Hall, Cardiff University School of Music; The Drapers' Library, University College, Cathays Park, Cardiff; Temple of Peace, Cathays Park, Cardiff; The Assembly Hall, Old Union, Park Place, Cardiff; New Hall, King Edward VII Avenue, Cardiff; Reardon Smith Lecture Hall, National Museum of Wales; Cory Hall, Cardiff

Ensembles and performers include: University Ensemble of Cardiff; Baroque Choir and Orchestra; Cardiff Bach Choir and Orchestra; Cardiff University Choral and Orchestral Union; Choral Society of University College; Cardiff University Symphony Orchestra; Cardiff University Chamber Orchestra; Cardiff University Chamber Choir; Cardiff University Contemporary Music Group; Clifford Bunford; George Issac; David Evans; Alun Hoddinott; I.M. Bruce; Timothy Taylor; Robin Stowell; Chris Williams; Adrian Thomas; David Ponsford; plus visiting performers and ensembles.
Date range of collection
1911 - 2007
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Location Details

Cardiff University, Music Library
(PO Box 430)School of Music Building, Corbett Road. Cardiff CF24 0DE United Kingdom
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029 2087 4387
Visiting Information
Access is for reference only. CDs, cassettes and LPs are in a closed-access collection behind the desk and in a reserve collection. They may be used in the listening rooms. CDs are catalogued on the library catalogue; other recorded material can be traced through a catalogue at the counter. You can use your own laptop computer in the libraries however, due to licensing restrictions, you will not be able to connect to the Internet or the University’s private network. You will be able to use the on-line catalogue in the libraries to find what materials are owned by the libraries.
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Collections Overview
The Music Library serves the Music Department. It houses a collection of scores, books, journals and audio material relating to music.
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Cardif University (Prifysgol Caerdydd)Royal College of Music LondonMuseums, Libraries and Archives Council