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Collection Description

Collection Title
Opera and Concert Programmes Collected By Herbert Thompson (1876-1936)
Unique Identifier
MS 459
Description
Two Boxes containing folders of programmes numbered as individual documents. Many of the programmes have just the front pages.

Box 1
Folder of documents 1-10:
* St James' Hall - Charles Halle's Beethoven Recitals - 9/6/1876, 16/6/1876, 31/5/1878
* St James' Hall - Philharmonic Society - 19/5/1880
* Venue Unknown - The Bach Choir - 14/5/1879, 21/4/1880
* Guild Hall - Grand Concert - 10/5/1876

Folder 11-20:
* St James' Hall - 5/4/1886, Monday Popular Concerts - 8/7/[year unkown], Chopin Recital by Pachmann
* Der Festhalle, Hamburg - 9/9/1889, 11/9/1889

Folder 21-30:
* Crystal Palace - Saturday Concert - 11/3/1893, 2/12/1893
* St James' Hall - The Bach Choir, 10/3/1893 - Philharmonic Society, 23/3/1893
* The Queen's Hall - The Bach Choir, 8/5/1894 - Grand Wagner Concert, 17/4/1894

Folder 31-40:
* [Venue unknown] - Sunderland Philharmonic Society - 16/11/1898
* [Venue unknown] - The Bach Choir - The Bach Festival - 2,4,6/4/1895 [duplicate copy]
* Queen's Hall - Grand Wagner Concert - 13/4/1897
* Guildhall, Cambridge - Dr Mann's Festival Choir - 9/3/1899

Folder 41-50:
* Barmen - 25,26/4/1903 - 'Messiah'

Folder 51-60:
* Queen's Hall - The Queen's Hall Orchestra Symphony Concerts - 29/2/1908, 1/1/1909

Folder 61-70:
* St. George's Hall, Bradford - 21/12/1911 - 'Messiah'

Folder 71-81:
* St. George's Hall, Bradford - 11/2/1916 - Bradford Festival Choral Society
* [Venue unknown] - 31/3/1917 - Newcastle-Upon-Tyne Bach Choir

Folder 82-100:
[No concert programmes]

Folder 101-115:
* [Venue unknown] - Leeds Choral Union - [December 1920], 19/12/1921 - 'Messiah'
* Leeds Town Hall - 22/12/1920 - Leed's Philharmonic Society - 'Messiah'
* Huddersfield Town Hall - 21/12/1920 - Huddersfield Choral Society - 'Messiah'
* Queen's Hall - 10/3/1921 - The Royal Philharmonic Society

Folder 115-122
[No concert programmes]

Folder 123-136:
* Queen's Hall - 23/2/1922 - Royal Philharmonic Society

Folder 137-156:
[No concert programmes]

Box 2
Folder 157-186:
* St. George's Hall, Bradford - 19/2/1926 - Bradford Festival Choral Society
* Kings Hall, Armstrong College - 7/11/1925 - Newcastle-upon -Tyne Bach Choir Society

Folder 187-215:
* [Venue unknown] - 4/4/1928 - Leed's Choral Union
* Leed's Town Hall - 19/12/1927 - Leed's Choral Union - 'Messiah'

Folder 216-238:
* [Venue unknown] - [7/3/29] - Cortot Chopin Recital
* Leed's Town Hall - 19/3/1929, Leed's Choral Union, 'King Saul' - 26/3/1930, Leeds Phiharmonic Society, Mass in B Minor - 13/12/1932, Leed's Philharmonic Society, 'Messiah' - 18/12/1933, Leed's Choral Union, 'Messiah' - 20/12/1933, Leed's Philharmonic Society, 'Messiah' - 7/3/1936, Leed's Philharmonic Society - 17/12/1935, Leed's Choral Union, 'Messiah' - 16/12/1935, Leeds Philharmonic Society, 'Messiah'
* Eastbrook Hall - 20/3/1931, 18/12/1935 - Bradford Festival Choral Society
* Fox Hill - 19/11/29 - Pianoforte Recital by Reginald Paul
* [Venue unknown] - 18/2/1933 - Leed's Symphony Orchestra
* Huddersfield Town Hall - 6/11/31 - Huddersfield Choral Society
* Queen's Hall - 1/11/1929, Delius Festival, sixth concert - 14/7/1931, Joachim Centenary Concert - 27/7/[1931], Concert of English Music
Format
Date range of collection
1876 - 1936
Accumulation Dates
-
Suggested Audience
Not Specific

Location Details

University of Leeds, Brotherton Library
Leeds LS2 9JT United Kingdom
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Collections Overview
Leeds University Library's Special Collections division holds one of the country's outstanding collections of rare books and manuscripts. Music materials are held among its collections.
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Additional Collection Information

Accrual Status
open
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Cardif University (Prifysgol Caerdydd)Royal College of Music LondonMuseums, Libraries and Archives Council