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Collection Description

Collection Title
Cambridge Handel Festival (1935)
A complete set of the programmes, with words and notes, for the Cambridge Handel Festival, organized by the Cambridge University Musical Society to commemorate the 250th anniversary of the birth of Handel and given at various venues in Cambridge between 9 and 14 June 1935, held as a single bound volume.

The volume begins with an Introduction by E. J. Dent and concludes with lists of the choral and orchestral ensembles. All programmes provide information regarding the vocal and instrumental soloists engaged.

9 June 1935, St. John's College Chapel: Organ Recital and Choral Music, with Susi Hock (organ), conducted by Dr Cyril Rootham.

10 June 1935, Guildhall: Handel in Italy/Chamber Concert, given by the Cambridge University Musical Society Chamber Orchestra, conducted by Anthony Lewis (with some handwritten corrections to the notes).

11, 12 and 13 June 1935, outside the Gibb's Building, King's College: The Choice of Hercules and Susanna.

13 June 1935, St. John's College Hall: Chamber Concert/Handel in England.

14 June 1935, King's College Chapel: Choral and Orchestral Music, with the Cambridge University Musical Society chorus and orchestra, conducted by Cyril Rootham.
Date range of collection
1935 - 1935
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Location Details

Foundling Museum
40 Brunswick Square Bloomsbury London WC1N 1AZ United Kingdom
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The museum is currently open by appointment only.
Collections Overview
The Gerald Coke Handel Collection is an internationally important collection of material relating to Handel and his contemporaries, including manuscripts, printed books and music, libretti, paintings and engravings, memorabilia, art works and ephemera. The Handel collection is open for research Wednesday-Friday, and the display room (with access to recorded music) is open with the rest of the museum Tuesday-Sunday 10-6.
For details of other collections held at the same location: See the location record

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