This site is designed so that its contents are accessible to every type of browser. You browser, however, may not support basic Web standards, preventing the display of our site's design details. You are encouraged to upgrade to a more standards compliant browser.

Search: Advanced Search
HomeSearchGetRecordCharles Winterbottom collection: volume 3 (1884)

Collection Description

Collection Title
Charles Winterbottom collection: volume 3 (1884)
A miscellaneous collection of programmes for performances given at various London venues and in Salisbury and Glasgow in 1884, held as the third of five volumes comprising the collection of the double bass player Charles Winterbottom, all five volumes of which are contained within a single box.

Also, handbills for the Concert Symphonique given under the direction of Ed Colonne in La Salle du Theatre of the Cercle d’Aix-les-Bains from 3 July to 29 September 1884 (37 performances).

Programmes are listed here by venue with the London venues followed by the provincial ones.

1. London venues
Clapham Hall
25 January, 1 April and 27 November 1884: Clapham Amateur Orchestral Society 9th season nos. 2 and 3 and 10th season no. 1, conducted by Mr Ammon Winterbottom (with words and a list of the orchestral ensemble).

St. James's Hall
21 February, 6 and 20 March, 23 April, 7 and 28 May 1884: Philharmonic Society of London 72nd season concert nos. 1-6 (handbills for nos. 1-5 and an Analytical Programme for no. 6, including words, historical and analytical notes, musical examples and a list of the orchestral ensemble).
22 February, 4 April and 21 November 1884: Sacred Harmonic Society (handbills).

Royal Albert Hall
10 November 1884: Wagner, Festival Drama Parsifal (first English performance), given by the Royal Albert Hall Choral Society, conducted by Mr Barnby (handbill).

Theatre Royal, Covent Garden
28 October 1884: Promenade Concert, conducted by Mr A. Gwyllym Crowe (with words).

2. Provincial venues
Glasgow, St. Andrew's Halls
5, 12, 19 and 26 January, 2 and 9 February and 13, 20 and 27 December 1884: Saturday Popular Concerts given by the Glasgow Choral Union conducted by F. H. Cowen (20 December only) and August Manns (with words and notes). Also, a programme (with words and notes) for a Grand Popular Ballad and Orchestral Concert given by the same performers on 1 January 1884.
6 February 1884: First Lanarkshire Rifle Volunteers, Concert and Presentation of Prizes (with words).

Salisbury, Assembly Rooms
22 April 1884: Sarum Choral Society 1st concert (with list of the orchestral ensemble).
Date range of collection
1884 - 1884
Accumulation Dates
Suggested Audience
Not Specific

Location Details

Royal College Of Music, Library
London SW7 2BS
Open Map
020 7591 4723
Visiting Information
Mon-Fri by appointment
Building Information
The CPH collections now form part of the RCM Library. The majority of the concert programme collections are stored off-site so you need to request items before arriving. Requests for programmes are processed on Thursday for delivery to the library the following week. The Library itself is open Monday to Friday during term times and Tuesday to Friday during vacations. We can advise you about our hours when you contact us.
Display Overview
NEW CONTACT DETAILS: 020 7591 4723; [email protected]
For details of other collections held at the same location: See the location record

Additional Collection Information

Accrual Status
Related Publications
Management Information (Type)
Collection Owner(s)
Collection Creator(s)
Collection Collector(s)
Collection Custodians(s)
Associated Collection(s)
Cardif University (Prifysgol Caerdydd)Royal College of Music LondonMuseums, Libraries and Archives Council