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Collection Description

Collection Title
Northern Philharmonic Orchestra (1934-1950)
Unique Identifier
L780.73 N814
Description
This collection contains different types of items:

* Four volumes of bound programmes for the Leeds Saturday Orchestral Concerts with the Northern Philharmonic Orchestra. One volume contains the programmes for seasons 1935-36 and 1936-37 and another for seasons 1937-38 and 1938-39. The other two volumes cover programmes for the years 1934-1938 and 1938-1943. The are therefore duplicates of programmes between the four volumes. All the programmes are for concerts given at Leeds Town Hall.

* There are three loose programmes:
- Leeds Town Hall - 25/11/1935 - City of Leeds Orchestral Concerts for Children - Northern Philharmonic Orchestra
- Leeds Town Hall - 4/2/1936 - City of Leeds Orchestral Concerts for Children - Northern Philharmonic Orchestra
- Leeds Town Hall - 12/3/1947 - An orchestral concert in aid of the Leeds General Infirmary - Northern Philharmonic Orchestra

* There is a box-file containing programmes for the Northern Philharmonic Orchestra Saturday Concerts at Leeds Town Hall:
2/11/35, 31/10/36, 21/11/36, 12/12/36, 23/1/37, 22/1/38, 12/2/1938, 26/3/38, 19/11/38, 7/1/39, 1/4/39, 27/1/40, 10/2/40, 16/3/40, 26/10/40, 9/11/40, 7/12/40, 11/1/41, 22/2/41, 6/12/41, 8/11/41, 25/10/41, 22/3/41, 21/2/42, 10/10/42, 7/11/42, 28/11/42, 16/1/43, 13/2/43, 13/3/43, 3/4/43, 9/10/43, 23/10/43, 6/11/43, 27/11/43, 18/12/43, 29/1/44, 12/2/44, 26/2/44, 11/3/44, 1/4/44, 30/9/44, 14/10/44, 22/10/44, 28/10/44, 11/11/44, 19/11/44, 25/11/44, 9/12/44, 13/1/45, 21/1/45, 27/1/45, 10/2/45, 18/2/45, 24/2/45, 10/3/45, 18/3/45, 24/3/45, 6/10/45, 14/10/45, 20/10/45, 10/11/45, 18/11/45, 24/11/45, 8/12/45, 26/1/46, 9/2/46, 23/2/46, 3/3/46, 9/3/46, 23/3/46, 19/10/46, 2/11/46, 23/11/46, 7/12/46, 18/1/47, 1/2/47, 15/2/47, 1/3/47, 15/3/47, 29/3/47, 15/10/47, 19/11/47, 18/2/48, 14/4/48, 15/10/49, 10/12/49, 21/1/50, 11/3/50
There is one programme for a Sunday concert, 3/2/46
Format
Date range of collection
1934 - 1958
Accumulation Dates
-
Suggested Audience
Not Specific
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Location Details

Leeds Central Library
Music and Audio Services Calverley Street Leeds LS1 3AB
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Collections Overview
With a specialist collection of over 10,000 books, we cover all aspects of music. A wide range of scores from miniature and full to vocal scores for operas and musicals, as well as wind band scores. Our large collection of sheet music covers both popular and classical material and includes arrangements for chamber groups as well as for solo instruments. We have a range of over 1,000 sets. They are available to orchestras within the Leeds district. Over 40 periodical titles are in stock. We can also help with reference enquiries and music homework. Special Collections include a Victorian song collection and 18th and 19th century music for use in the library. There are over 12,000 CDs in stock (in the Central Library) covering a wide range of music to cater for all tastes. Video collections including music videos are now available. Registered blind and visually impaired people may borrow CDs free of charge. The CD Central @ Leeds Central Library scheme enables local musicians to deposit copies of private CD recordings in the library for lending.
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Accrual Status
closed
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Cardif University (Prifysgol Caerdydd)Royal College of Music LondonMuseums, Libraries and Archives Council