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Collection Title
Colonne Orchestra (1896)
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d.488.b. (1.)
A collection of programmes with words for four orchestral concerts given by the Colonne Orchestra of Paris at the Queen's Hall, London on 12, 14, 16 and 17 October 1896.

All the programmes include English translations of the texts for vocal pieces, historical and analytical notes (with musical examples) by Edgar F. Jacques and a list of the orchestral ensemble, led by Monsieur Oberdoerffer and conducted by Edouard Colonne.

12 October 1896: Mademoiselle Marcella Pregi (vocal) and Monsieur Baretti (cello).
14 October 1896: Mark Hambourg (piano), including the first London performance of Massenet, Sous les Tilleuls ‘Scènes Alsaciennes’ and the first English performances of C. Franck, Psyché par les Zéphyrs and Eduard Schütt, Piano Concerto in F minor.
16 October 1896: Monsieur Vergnet and Mrs Katharine Fisk (vocal) and Marix Loevensohn (cello).
17 October 1896: Frederick Dawson (piano) (with some extensive handwritten annotations concerning the works performed).
Date range of collection
1896 - 1896
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Not Specific
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British Library, Music Collections
96 Euston Road London NW1 2DB
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Cardif University (Prifysgol Caerdydd)Royal College of Music LondonMuseums, Libraries and Archives Council