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Collection Description

Collection Title
BBC Symphony Orchestra (1996-2006)
Unique Identifier
A miscellaneous selection of programme books for performances given by the BBC Symphony Orchestra between Autumn 1996 and Spring 2006, held loosely and divided into 5 boxes as follows:

Autumn 1996–Summer 1997; Autumn 1997–Spring 1999; Autumn 1999–Spring 2001; Autumn 2001–Spring 2003; and Autumn 2004–Spring 2006.

The majority of the concerts were given at the Royal Festival Hall (1996–2000) and Barbican Centre, London (2001–06).
Date range of collection
1996 - 2006
Accumulation Dates
Suggested Audience
Not Specific
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This collection is about

Location Details

BBC Written Archives Centre
Caversham Park Reading Berkshire RG4 8TZ
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01189 486281
Collections Overview
The BBC's Written Archives constitute the working papers of the organization from 1922 to the 1970s. They show in great detail how the BBC went about the task of making programmes, first for radio and later also for television. They detail the planning, production and content of these programmes, encompassing internal memoranda and minutes of meetings, financial records, correspondence with contributors, programmes records of various types, extensive press cuttings, audience reaction, concert programmes, publicity and publications. These detailed internal records are available for research from the beginning up to 1974.
For details of other collections held at the same location: See the location record

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