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Collection Description

Collection Title
Carl Newton collection: Miscellaneous programmes (1930-89)
Unique Identifier
Mus 319.c.13
A miscellaneous collection of programmes and brochures for performances given at a range of English venues between 1930 and 1989, held loosely as the thirteenth box of the Carl Newton collection.

1. Hallé Orchestra (1930-52)
- Prospectuses
- Programmes
2. Barbican Centre (1982-88)
3. Miscellaneous concerts (1988-89)

1. Hallé Orchestra
- Prospectuses
26 May-21 June [1930]: Northern Promenade Concerts, given at the Free Trade Hall, Manchester, the Philharmonic Hall, Liverpool and the Town Hall, Leeds, conducted by Sir Hamilton Harty.
3 May 1943: Popular Concerts (two weeks), conducted by Malcolm Sargent, Adrian Boult and Julius Harrison.
1944-45: 87th season, directed by John Barbirolli.

- Programmes
Where no other indication is given below, performances were given at the King's Hall, Belle Vue and were conducted by Sir John Barbirolli. All programmes include Analytical Notes and provide a list of the orchestral ensemble.
7 May 1944: Pension Fund Concert with Colin Horsley (piano) and Tom Williams (vocal).
7 October 1944, Albert Hall, Nottingham:
25 February 1945: Clifford Curzon (piano).
17 March 1945, Albert Hall, Nottingham: Albert Sammons (violin).
29 April 1945: Pension Fund Concert with Edna Hobson (soprano) and the BBC Northern Orchestra.
2 May 1948: Pension Fund Concert with Clifford Curzon (piano).
20 March 1949: Gina Bachauer (piano), conducted by Nicolai Malko.
22 May 1949: Denis Matthews (piano).
14 May 1950: BBC Northern Orchestra with Charles Groves (additional conductor).
20 May 1951: Evelyn Rothwell (oboe).
20 April 1952, Free Trade Hall, Manchester: Raymond Cohen (violin).
11 May 1952, Free Trade Hall, Manchester: Kathleen Ferrier (alto), Laurance Turner and Hugh Bradley (violin), Sydney Errington (viola) and John Barbirolli (cello).

2. Barbican Centre
All programmes contain notes (including biographical notes) and many include a list of the orchestral ensemble. The names of the conductors for these concerts appears in parenthesis below.
Thursday 31 March [no year]: London Symphony Orchestra (Loris Tjeknavorian).
Thursday 9 June [no year]: London Concert Orchestra with Anthony Goldstone (piano) (Marcus Dods).
Thursday 14 July [no year]: London Symphony Orchestra with Yuuko Shiokawa (violin) (Claus Peter Flor).
13 May 1982: Beethoven String Quartet Cycle (first concert), given by the Allegri String Quartet.
26/28 November 1982: English Chamber Orchestra (Jane Glover).
9 January 1983: London Philharmonic Orchestra, with Malcolm Binns (Richard Hickox).
17 October 1983: Elgar Concert by the Young Musicians Symphony Orchestra with Andrew Shulman (cello) (James Blair).
17 February 1984: Alicia de Larrocha (piano) with the London Symphony Orchestra and Chorus (Claudio Abbado).
23 July 1984: Tchaikovsky Concert by the London Symphony Orchestra (Geoffrey Simon).
18 November 1984: Beethoven Concert with Pinchas Zukerman (violin) and Marc Neikrug (piano).
1 February 1986: Elgar, The Dream of Gerontius with Felicity Palmer, Arthur Davies and John Shirley-Quirk (vocal) and the London Symphony Orchestra and Chorus (Richard Hickox).
20 April 1986: Julian Lloyd Webber (cello) with the London Symphony Orchestra (Sir Charles Mackerras).
10 May 1986: Ida Haendel (violin) and Felicity Palmer (vocal) with the London Symphony Orchestra and Chorus (Richard Hickox).
21 January 1987: Winter Love Classics. London Concert Orchestra and Andrew Wilde (piano) (Christopher Adey).
22 January 1987: Chamber Orchestra of London, with Sara Wolfensohn (piano) and Crispian Steele-Perkins (trumpet) (Philip Simms).
22 November 1988: English Chamber Orchestra and the Tallis Chamber Choir (Jeffrey Tate).

3. Miscellaneous concerts
Sunday 24 January [no year], Epsom College Chapel: Rule Britannia, given by the Epsom College Choral Society, conducted by Graeme Lodge (with notes and a list of the choral ensemble).
Saturday 20 May [no year]: Mozart, Requiem, given by the Heritage Singers and Seaford Choral Society with the Heritage Ensemble, conducted by John Underhill (with notes, including biographical notes).
Friday 15 July [no year], St. James's Church, Piccadilly: Piccadilly Chamber Orchestra (with a list of the orchestral ensemble).
Sunday 1 May [1988], Queen Elizabeth Hall: Lindsay String Quartet with Janet Hilton (clarinet) and Peter Frankl, given as part of the End Games series (a South Bank celebration of late work) (with notes, including biographical notes with photographs).
28 May 1989, Royal Festival Hall: Orchestre d'Harmonie de la Garde Républicaine and the Royal Choral Society, conducted by Col. Roger Boutry, given as part of Revolution Revisited: A Celebration of France (11 March-11 June) (with words and notes, including biographical notes (with photographs) and lists of the choral and orchestral ensembles).
Date range of collection
1930 - 1989
Accumulation Dates
Suggested Audience
Not Specific
Associated People or Organisations

Location Details

Bodleian Library, Music Library
Broad Street,Music Library Oxford OX1 3BG
Open Map
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