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HomeSearchGetRecordDirector of Music Papers - Concert Programmes etc. Box #1 (1934-60)

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Collection Title
Director of Music Papers - Concert Programmes etc. Box #1 (1934-60)
Unique Identifier
TC 290
John Fussell was an organist and also director of Music in Swansea. There are a number of programmes signed by the artists involved.
As well as programmes, the collection includes leaflets and brochures, word books, a few festival programmes and a couple of misc. booklets/magazines on music and arts of South Wales. There are two boxes containing this material. Each box is split into separate folders and each folder is separated by year.
Box #1 includes around 279 programmes mostly of concerts that took place at the Brangwyn Hall There are also programmes for concerts from the Lammas Street Chapel, Carmarthen and Sophia Gardens Pavilion, Cardiff.

Artists include: Swansea & District Royal Male Choir, Ivor Owen, Rees Williams, Swansea Festival Orchestra, Morgan Lloyd, Elisabeth Schumann, Walter Glynne, Idris Daniels, Pentrepoeth School Senior Boys’ Choir, The Morgan Lloyd Orchestra, BBC Symphony Orchestra, Adrian Boult, The Ystalyfera and District Choral Society, Ross Richards, George Beynon, The London Philharmonic Orchestra, Thomas Beecham, Elsie Thomas, Boyd Neel, Swansea Municipal Choir, Eva Turner, Solomon, Swansea Police Band, Bournemouth Philharmonic Orchestra, Pouishnoff, Reginald Goodall, Czechoslovak Army Orchestra, Brangwyn Hall Orchestra, Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra, Malcolm Sargent, Henry Holst, Parry Jones, Elsie Suddaby, The National Symphony Orchestra, Myra Hess (signed), Mary Jarred, Hallé Orchestra, Warwick Braithwaite, Tom Williams, Moiseiwitsch, Eileen Joyce, Louis Kentner, Nancy Evans, John Barbirolli, Ystalyfera Town Band, Park and Dare Workmen’s Band, Gwaun-Cae-Gurwen Silver Band, Edith Coates, Alfredo Campoli, The Midland Symphony Orchestra, Harold Williams, Universal Symhony Orchestra, BBC Welsh Orchestra, Mansel Thomas, Boyd Neel Orchestra, New Siloh Chapel Choir, Cardiff University College Ensemble, Fforestfach and District Male Choir, Ida Haendel, Brangwyn Salon Orchestra, Nancy Davies, Afan Ladies’ Choir, National Youth Orchestra of Wales, The British Concert Orchestra, Gracie Fields, The National Band of New Zealand, Rae Jenkins, The Pontardulais Choir, Wynn Morris, Principality Symphony Orchestra, Birmingham Symphony Orchestra, Yehudi Menuhin, Penclawdd United Choir, Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra, Heather Harper, Osian Ellis, Morriston Orpheus Choir.
Date range of collection
1934 - 1960
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Cardif University (Prifysgol Caerdydd)Royal College of Music LondonMuseums, Libraries and Archives Council