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Collection Description

Collection Title
Concerts: London and Non-Oxford (1996-97)
A miscellaneous collection of handbills, leaflets and programmes for performances given at various London venues between 1996 and 1997, held as the second of a sequence of six boxes. Also, individual items relating to performances at various English concert venues outside of London during the same period.

1. London
The London programmes include a considerable amount of material for performances given under the auspices of the Young Concert Artists Trust (YCAT). Also, leaflets for the 19th and 20th London Handel Festivals, given from 26 March-30 April 1996 and 16 March-23 April 1997 at the Britten Theatre, Royal College of Music, St. George's Church, Hanover Square, Picture Gallery, Thomas Coram Foundation, and St. George's Chapel, Windsor (1997 only).

Of the remaining programmes, the most numerous are those for the Royal Festival Hall, the South Bank and the Wigmore Hall. The other venues, listed in alphabetical order, include:

Barbican Centre
Burgh House, Hampstead
Church of Our Most Holy Redeemer, Clarkenwell
Conway Hall
Fairfield Hall, Croydon
London Coliseum
Prince Edward Theatre, Old Compton Street
Purcell Rooms
Royal Academy of Music
Royal College of Music
St. Andrew-by-the-Wardrobe
St. James's, Piccadilly
St. John's Smith Square
St. Paul's Church, Knightsbridge
Stationers' Hall
Union Chapel

2. Outside London
13 March 1996, Cathedral and Abbey Church of St. Albans: Bach, St. John Passion (handbill).
September 1996-June 1997, Music School, North Street, Oundle: Oundle Concerts, 14th Season (leaflet).
9 October 1996, Royal Northern College of Music: YCAT Presentation Concert (poster).
January-May 1997, Bournemouth: Bournemouth Orchestras (Concert Calendar).
April-May 1997, Turner Sims Concert Hall, Southampton: BBC Radio Three Concerts (leaflet).
Spring 1997, University of Bath and Bath College of Higher Education: Rainbow over Bath (leaflet).
1997, various: Glyndebourne Touring Opera 1997 (brochure).
Date range of collection
1996 - 1997
Accumulation Dates
Suggested Audience
Not Specific

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