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Collection Description

Collection Title
BBC Chamber Music Concerts (1932-68)
Unique Identifier
W.P.11199
Description
A collection of prospectuses and programmes relating to performances given by the BBC and its associated ensembles between 1932 and 1968, held as one bound volume and a collection of loose programmes.

1. Bound volume
Prospectuses and programmes relating to the BBC Chamber Music Concerts, given, unless otherwise stated below, at Broadcasting House, London between 1932 and 1947, bound chronologically. Also, the programme for a performance by the BBC Symphony Orchestra at the Odeon, Bridgewater on 2 March [no year].

The prospectuses cover the third and fourth series of these concerts, given in 1933-34 (12 concerts) and 1934-35 (six concerts). They provide a list of the dates of the performances and a record of the performers to be involved. That for the 1934-35 season also includes full programmes for the first and second concerts (26 October and 16 November 1934).

Those programmes covering only a single performance include brief historical and descriptive notes. Those for which a number of dates are given include only the programmes.
22 October 1932; 20 February 1933; 20 October 1933; 26 October 1934; 1 February and 1 and 29 March 1942 (at the Temple Speech Room, Rugby); 14 and 21 October 1946; 30 September and 7 October 1946; 29 October and 4 November 1946; 11 and 18 November 1946; 25 November and 2 December 1946; 6 January 1947; 20 January 1947; 24 March 1947; and 5 May 1947.


2. Loose programmes
- Henry Wood Proms (12 programmes)
27, 28, 29 and 31 July and 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8 and 9 August 1967, Royal Albert Hall. Also, a prospectus for the 1968 season.

- BBC Third Programme: Nine Concerts (3 programmes)
18 November 1967 and 20 January and 17 February 1968, Queen Elizabeth Hall.

- BBC Third Programme: Eight Concerts (6 programmes)
9 November 1968 and 4 January, 1 and 29 March, 26 April and 24 May 1969, Queen Elizabeth Hall.

- BBC Third Programme Chamber Concerts (9 programmes)
23 May and 14 and 19 November 1966 and 6 February and 27 March 1967, Royal Festival Hall.
13 March, 10 April, 8 May and 12 June 1967, Queen Elizabeth Hall.

- BBC Music Programme Sunday Series (2 programmes)
1 October and 5 November 1967, Queen Elizabeth Hall.

- 1st International Concert Season of the European Broadcasting Union
27 November 1967, Queen Elizabeth Hall, with the English Chamber Orchestra conducted by Benjamin Britten.

- BBC Concert Orchestra (2 programmes)
20 January 1968, [Thurrocks] Civic Hall, Croydon.
1 March 1968, Fairfield Hall, Croydon.
Format
Date range of collection
1932 - 1968
Accumulation Dates
-
Suggested Audience
Not Specific
Associated Times
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Location Details

British Library
The British Library St Pancras ,96 Euston Road London NW1 2DB
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Additional Collection Information

Accrual Status
closed
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Associated Collection(s)
Cardif University (Prifysgol Caerdydd)Royal College of Music LondonMuseums, Libraries and Archives Council