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Collection Title
Swansea Festival (1985-1989)
2nd folder of festival programmes, programmes, brochures and other ephemera related to the Swansea Festival of Music and the Arts. Concerts held at Brangwyn Hall, Swansea. The festival was founded in 1947, giving it's first concert in 1948.

Artists include: London Philharmonic Orchestra; Klaus Tennstedt; George Melly; Acker Bilk; BBC Welsh Symphony Orchestra and Chorus; Charles Groves; Jukka-Pekka Saraste; Peter Donohoe; Coull Quartet; Bryn Terfel; Swansea Bach Choir; John Hugh Thomas; Richard Hickox; Vladimir Ashkenazy; Yo-Yo Ma; Welsh National Opera; Alfred Brendel; Arwel Hughes; Vlado Perlmuter; plus visiting orchestras from Russia, Japan and Scandinavia.
Date range of collection
1985 - 1989
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Location Details

Welsh Music Information Centre
15 Mount Stuart Square,Ty Cerdd Cardiff CF10 5DP United Kingdom
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Collections Overview
The Welsh Music Information Centre, funded by the Arts Council of Wales, was re-established in 2000 under the auspices of Ty Cerdd. The Centre seeks to fulfil its role in promoting all genres of Welsh music through archiving, publishing and performance; development of international links through IAMIC, the consortium of 40 Music Information Centres worldwide; provision of information on Welsh composers and their music, in association with the Welsh Music Guild and Cyfansoddwyr Cymru/Composers of Wales. The centre holds a collection of scores by Welsh composers and misc. music of Welsh interest.
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Cardif University (Prifysgol Caerdydd)Royal College of Music LondonMuseums, Libraries and Archives Council