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Collection Description

Collection Title
Swansea Festival (1974-84)
1st folder of festival programmes and brochures for the Swansea Festival of Music and the Arts, founded in 1947. Concerts take place in the Brangwyn Hall, with occasional concerts given at the Arts Hall within Swansea University College.

Artists and ensembles include: BBC Welsh National Orchestra and Chorus; Welsh National Opera; Norman del Mar; The King's Singers; London Symphony Orchestra; André Previn; Vernon Handley; Helen Field; Roger Norrington; Hallé Orchestra; Riccardo Chailly; Nigel Kennedy; Peter Donohoe; Vladimir Ashkenazy; Medici Quartet; plus visiting artists and ensembles from London, Germany and Austria
Date range of collection
1974 - 1984
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Not Specific
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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.
For details of other collections held at the same location: See the location record

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