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Collection Description

Collection Title
Carl Newton collection: Glasgow Orpheus Choir (1924-25)
Unique Identifier
Mus. 319 c.11
A bound volume of material relating to the Glasgow Orpheus Choir, including editions of The Lute (The Monthly Record of the Glasgow Orpheus Choir) for September 1924 to May 1925 and programmes for performances given at various Scottish venues during this same period (see below).

All programmes provide detailed information regarding the performers engaged, including lists of the members of the Glasgow Orpheus Choir. Where appropriate, they also incorporate wordbooks.

- Chamber Concerts of the Glasgow Orpheus Choir (6th season)
7-18 October 1924, McLellan Galleries: given by the London String Quartet (James Levey, Thomas W. Petre, H. Waldo Warner and C. Warwick-Evans) and Myra Hess (piano, second week only), including a complete cycle of Beethoven quartets (single document/prospectus).

- Glasgow Orpheus Choir Junion Section
25 February 1925, St. Andrew's Hall, Glasgow.

- Glasgow Orpheus Choir
3, 4, 8 and 10 December 1924, St. Andrew's Hall, Glasgow
29 January 1925, Burgh Hall, Dumbarton
4 March 1925, Town Hall, Falkirk
24-27 March 1925, St. Andrew's Hall, Glasgow: 20th season, conducted by Hugh S. Robertson.
Date range of collection
1924 - 1925
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Not Specific
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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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Cardif University (Prifysgol Caerdydd)Royal College of Music LondonMuseums, Libraries and Archives Council