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Collection Description

Collection Title
Balliol College Concerts (1882-)
Unique Identifier
Mus. 311 c.4
Description
A miscellaneous collection of posters, handbills, programmes (some with words) and termcards for the Balliol College Musical Society Sunday Concerts given from 1888 (ongoing), held loosely in two boxes, divided by size and organised by date. Also included are handbills and programmes for other concerts given under the auspice of the Balliol College Musical Society from 1882 (ongoing) and a handbill for A Tribute to Sir Jack Westrup given by the Oxford University Opera Club on 20 June 1971 at the Holywell Music Room.

1. Balliol College Musical Society Sunday Concerts
A miscellaneous selection of handbills, posters, programmes and termcards for the Balliol Sunday Concert (est. 1885) given by the Balliol College Musical Society in Balliol Hall between 1888 and 2004. Termcards contain a list of committee members. Also included in the A5 box is a concert ticket from 11 February 1912.

Unless otherwise stated below, material took the following form:
i. Handbills/programmes with words (1888-1970)
ii. Handbills without words (1971-75)
iii. Posters/A4 handbills (1976- 1999)
iv. A6 termcards (1974-).

The sequential numbering of these concerts is given in parenthesis below, if available.

i. Handbills/programmes with words
4 March 1888 (63); 24 November 1889 (103); 22 May 1892 (155); 4 March 1894 (185); and 21 November 1897 (263).
16 February and 26 October 1902 (nos. 352 and 364).
21 and 28 October and 4, 11 and 25 November 1906 (nos. 459-62 and 464).
20 and 27 January, 10 and 24 February, 3 and 10 March, 28 April, 5, 12 and 19 May, 2, 9 and 16 June, 20 and 27 October and 3 and 24 November 1907 (nos. 466-7, 469, 471-77, 480-2, 484-6 and 489).
16 February, 3 and 17 May, 18 and 25 October and 15 and 22 November 1908 (nos. 495, 500, 502 and 509-12).
24 January, 7 February, 25 April, 2, 9, 22 and 23 May, 6 and 13 June, 10, 17 and 24 October and 7, 14 and 21 November 1909 (nos. 515, 517, 522-24, 526-27, 529-30, 532-34, 536-38).
30 January, 13 February, 6 March, 1 May and 5 and 12 June 1910 (nos. 541, 543, 546, 548 and 550-51).
30 April 1911 (no. 569).
28 January, 26 May and 2 June 1912 (nos. 587 and 599-600).
10 June 1923 (no. 819).
6 February and 29 May 1927 (nos. 879 and 884).
3 December 1939 (no. 1022).
12 May 1940 (no.1028).
21 February 1943 (no. 1057).
22 October 1944 (no.1075).
17 November 1946 (no.1099).
21 October 1951 (no.1151).
29 November 1970 (no.1362).
5 February 2006 (no. 1750)

ii. Handbills (no words)
2 May 1971 (no. 1367).
23 January and 5 March 1972 (nos. 1374 and 1377, with separate worksheet for 5 March).
24 February, 5 May and 1 December 1974 (nos. 1398, 1400 and 1405).
26 January, 9 February and 19 October 1975 (nos. 1407-08 and 1414).
14 November 1976 (no.1427).

iii. Posters
Artists specified for 11, 18 and 8 May, as well as dates given for concerts on 4 May, 1 and 15 June [dated 1924 in pencil].
30 January, 6 and 20 February and 13 March [dated 1927 in pencil].
11 March 1973 (no. 1388).
30 November 1975 (no. 1417).
16 May 1976 (no.1423).
27 January, 10 February, 9 March, 18 May, 1 June, 19 October and 2 and 16 November 1980 (nos.1462-63, 1465 and 1467-71, with handbills for 1462 and 1469).
3 and 17 May and 18 October 1981 (nos. 1477-78 and 1480, with handbill for 1477).
21 February, 7 March and 30 May 1982 (nos. 1486-87 and 1490).
6 February 1983 (no. 1496).
19 February 1984 (no. 1508).
20 October, 3 and 17 November and 1 December (nos. 1524-27).
9 February 1986 (no. 1529).
25 January, 8 March and 3 and 17 May 1987 (nos. 1539 and 1542-44, with the last being a typed sheet).
29 October 1989 (Ernest Walker Memorial Concert/no. 1569, programme with words a notes)
20 January, 28 April and 27 October 1991 (nos. 1583, 1587 and 1591).
18 October and 1 November 1992 (nos. 1601-02).
30 May and 28 November 1993 (nos. 1611 and 1615).
9 February 1997 (no. 1650).
30 May 1999 (no. 1677, photocopy).
28 October 2001 (A5 handbill for 1701).
11 November 2001 (programme with notes for Freddy Kempf (piano), no. 1702).
17 October 2004 (programme with notes for no 1733/Ernest Walker Memorial Concert given by Andrew Wilde (piano).

iv. A6 termcards
Hilary Term 1974: 27 January, 10 February, 24 February, 10 March. Includes tea time concerts: 13 October, 3 November, 10 November, 24 November.
Michaelmas Term 1991: 20 October, 27 October, 17 November, 1 December. Includes tea time concerts: 19 January, 2 February, 16 February, 1 March.
Hilary Term 1992: 3 May, 17 May, 31 May. Includes tea time concerts: 10 May, 24 May, 7 June.
Michaelmas Term 1992: 18 October, 1 November, 15 November, 29 November. Includes tea time concerts: 11 October, 25 October, 8 November, 22 November.
Trinity Term 1998: 3 May, 17 May, 31 May (nos.1664-6).
Hilary Term 2001: 21 January, 4 February, 18 February, 4 March (nos. 1693-6).
Hilary Term 2002: 20 January, 3 February, 17 February, 3 March (nos. 1704-7)
Trinity Term 2002: 28 April, 12 May, 26 May (nos. 1708-10)
Michaelmas Term 2002: 20 October, 3 November, 17 November, 1 December (nos. 1711-4).
Michaelmas Term 2005: 16 October, 30 October, 13 November (nos. 1745-7).
Trinity Term 2005: 1 May, 15 May, 29 May (nos. 1742-4).
Michaelmas Term 2006: 15 October, 29 October, 12 November (nos. 1756-8).
Hilary Term 2006: 22 January, 5 February, 19 February (nos. 1749-51).
Trinity Term 2006: 30 April, 14 May, 28 May (nos. 1753-5).
Michaelmas Term 2009: 18 October, 1 November, 15 November, 29 November (1789-92).
Trinity Term 2009: 3 May, 17 may, 31 May (nos. 1786-7, 1780).
Trinity Term 2012: 29 April, 13 May, 27 May (nos. 1819-21).
Hilary Term 2013: 20 January, 3 February, 17 February (nos. 1826-8).
Michaelmas Term 2015: 18 October, 1 November, 15 November, 29 November (nos. 1856-59).
Hilary Term 2016: 24 January, 7 February, 21 February (nos. 1860-62).
Trinity Term 2016: 1 May, 15 May, 29 May (nos. 1864-6).
Michaelmas Term 2016: 16 October, 30 October, 13 November, 27 November (nos. 1867-70).
Hilary Term 2017: 22 January, 2 February, 24 February (Friday, featuring Sir Andras Schiff) (nos. 1871-3). Also featuring Houston Grand Opera on 5 March, and the Endellion Quartet in a lecture recital on 6 March.
Michaelmas Term 2017: 15 October, 5 November, 12 November.
Hilary Term 2018: 21 January, 4 February, 18 February, 4 March (nos. 1882-5). Also includes the Endellion Quartet in a Lecture Recital on 9 February.
Trinity Term 2018: 29 April, 13 May, 20 May (Endellion Quartet Lecture Recital), 27 May (nos. 1886-9).
Michaelmas 2018: 14 October, 28 October, 11 November, 25 November.
Hilary Term 2019: 20 January, 3 February, 17 February, 3 March.


2. Tea time concerts
Unless otherwise stated, these documents are posters.
18 January, 1 and 15 February and 1 March 1981.
12 and 26 October, 9 and 23 November 1987.
23 April and 7 and 21 May 1989.
6 and 30 January, and 13 and 27 February 1994.


3. Other concerts
Unless otherwise stated, these documents are handbills.
1, 15, 22 and 29 May and 5 June 1882: (single document).
28 November 1884: Pianoforte Recital by Emil Sauer.
14 February 1887:
21 and 22 May 1887: (single document).
18 June 1887: Oxford Glee Singers.
20 February 1888: (handbill and programme with words).
26 November 1888: Vocal Recital by Max Heinrich.
25 May 1889: Recital of the Fairy Opera Cinderella, composed by John Farmer.
21 June 1889: Nottingham Philharmonic Choir.
20 May 1893: (programme with words).
21 May 1898 and 12 May 1901: (programmes with words).
14 March 1980: Balliol Choral Society, conducted by Michael Brown (poster).
30 November 1993: Benjamin Jowett Centenary Concert. Sir Peter Maxwell Davies will attend the premiere of his newly commissioned work for unaccompanied choir, Corpus Christi with Cat and Mouse, sung by Balliol Chapel Choir, conducted by Mark Dawes (poster).
Format
Date range of collection
1882 -
Accumulation Dates
-
Suggested Audience
Not Specific

Location Details

Bodleian Library, Music Library
Broad Street,Music Library Oxford OX1 3BG
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Collections Overview
The collection has very strong holdings of British music and related material acquired in part by legal deposit. Many collected editions and scholarly series. Very strong periodical coverage, including major 19thC European journals. Largest collection of American song material in UK.
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Cardif University (Prifysgol Caerdydd)Royal College of Music LondonMuseums, Libraries and Archives Council