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Collection Description

Collection Title
BBC Publications (1951)
Unique Identifier
A miscellaneous collection of loose material relating to performances and publications associated with the BBC in 1951, including the prospectuses and programmes listed below.

This parcel also contains a certain amount of material relating to broadcast performances given by the BBC and its associated ensembles, much of which is undated.

Henry Wood Promenade Concerts: Winter Season
Programme books, with words, notes (by H. Foss) and a list of the orchestral ensemble, for the Winter Season of the Henry Wood Promenade Concerts, given at the Royal Albert Hall, London by the London Symphony Orchestra, conducted, unless otherwise stated below, by Malcolm Sargent.
8 January 1951: William Parsons (vocal) and Eileen Joyce (piano).
9 January 1951: Bach-Handel concert with the BBC Singers and Chorus and Nancy Evans (vocal), Leon Goosens (oboe), James Gibb (piano) and George Thalben-Ball (organ).
10 January 1951: Denis Matthews (piano).
11 January 1951: Kendall Taylor (piano).
12 January 1951: Ralph Clarke (clarinet) and Cyril Smith (piano).
13 January 1951: Gwen Catley (vocal) and Campoli (piano), conducted by Basil Cameron.
15 January 1951: Robert Thomas (vocal) and Colin Horsley (piano), conducted by Basil Cameron.
16 January 1951: Sibelius Concert, with Gladys Ripley (vocal) and Max Rostal (violin).

Festival of Britain
Programme books, with historical and analytical notes (including musical examples), for performances given at the Royal Festival Hall, London by the BBC Symphony Orchestra as part of the Festival of Britain.
18 May 1951: Solomon (piano), conducted by Rafael Kubelik.
20 May 1951: BBC Women’s Chorus, conducted by Adrian Boult.
5 June 1951: Berlioz, Grande Messe des Morts with William Herbert (tenor) and the BBC Choral Society and Chorus, conducted by Malcolm Sargent.
9 June 1951: conducted by Leopold Stokowski.

Henry Wood Promenade Concerts
Prospectus, with programmes, for the 57th season of Henry Wood Promenade Concerts, given at the Royal Albert Hall, London between 28 July and 22 September 1951.

BBC Symphony Concerts
Prospectus with programmes for the BBC Symphony Concerts, given at the Royal Albert Hall, London between 24 October 1951 and 30 April 1952.

BBC Symphony Orchestra
Programme books, with notes, for performances given by the BBC Symphony Orchestra on 27/28 November at Brangwyn Hall, Swansea and on 29 November at the Sophia Gardens Pavilion, Cardiff, conducted by Malcolm Sargent (with lists of the orchestral ensemble).
Date range of collection
1951 - 1951
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Suggested Audience
Not Specific
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Location Details

British Library
The British Library St Pancras ,96 Euston Road London NW1 2DB
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Cardif University (Prifysgol Caerdydd)Royal College of Music LondonMuseums, Libraries and Archives Council