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Collection Description

Collection Title
Carl Newton collection: Delius Centenary Festival (1962)
Unique Identifier
Mus 319.c.25
A Souvenir Programme for the Delius Centenary Festival, given between 29 March and 7 April 1962 in Bradford.

This document includes programmes with words and notes, photographs of the principal performers, a biographical note (with photograph) on Rudolf Kempe, and lists of the choral and orchestral ensembles. There is also a large amount of historical information on Delius and details regarding the other (non-musical) events given as part of the Festival.

Choral/Orchestral concerts
All performances were given at St. George's Hall, Bradford and featured the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, conducted by Rudolf Kempe.
29 March: Thomas Hemsley (vocal) and the Bradford Old Choral Society.
30 March: Raymond Cohen (violin).
31 March: Marjorie Thomas and Thomas Stewart (vocal) and the Bradford Festival Choral Society.

Other performances
2 April, Bradford Grammar School: Chamber Concert with Raymond Cohen (violin), Gerald Moore (piano), Gerald English and Marjorie Thomas (vocal) and the Allegri String Quartet.
3, 5 and 7 April, Alhambra Theatre: A Village Romeo and Juliet, given by Sadler's Wells Opera, conducted by Meredith Davies.
Date range of collection
1962 - 1962
Accumulation Dates
Suggested Audience
Not Specific
Associated Times

Location Details

Bodleian Library, Music Library
Broad Street,Music Library Oxford OX1 3BG
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01865 277063
01865 277182 
Visiting Information
Membership fee for users outside the UK academic community; charges for photocopying and inter-library loans
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.
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