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Collection Description

Collection Title
Swansea Festival Papers (1948-2005)
Unique Identifier
57 festival programmes (multiple copies of some), plus programmes for individual concerts in the Swansea Festival. The Swansea Festival was began in 1948. This collection is part of a much larger collection of paperwork and other miscellaneous ephemera relating to the festival and so provides an extensive coverage of the festival's history.
All concerts of the fetival seem to have taken place in the Brangwyn Hall and artists include local talent as well as international artists.

Some of the artists mentioned include: Arwel Hughes, Geraint Evans, Nancy Evans, Ivor Owen, John Hugh Thomas, John Fussell, Ida Haendel, Kenneth Bowen, Swansea Municipal Choir, Boyd Neal Orchestra, Morriston Orpheus Choir, Skewen Choral Society, London Philharmonic Orchestra, Hallé Orchestra, BBC National Orchestra of Wales (AKA Welsh Symphony Orchestra) Swansea Bach Choir, Welsh National Opera, London Mozart Players, Pontardulais Choir, plus multiple youth orchestras.
Date range of collection
1948 - 2005
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Not Specific
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Associated Collection(s)
Cardif University (Prifysgol Caerdydd)Royal College of Music LondonMuseums, Libraries and Archives Council