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Collection Description

Collection Title
Cyril Eland collection: Foreign programmes (1937-92)
Unique Identifier
Mus. 316 c.15
A miscellaneous collection of handbills and programmes, relating to performances given at a range of European venues between 1937 and 1992, held loosely as the 15th box of the Cyril Eland collection.

Programmes are listed here alphabetically by town or city. The entry concludes with records of the programmes for which the venue is unknown and with those programmes which cover performances at a number of venues (all in Europe).

Single sheet with programmes for the weekly performances at the Casino du Grand Cercle [no year].

Prospectus with programmes and separate wordbook for the Bachwoche for 1956.

6 August-30 September 1956: leaflet with programme timetable and full prospectus for the Athener Festspiele of 1956.

Music and the Arts (handbills).
Friday 14 March [no year]: Violin and Piano Recital, Diego Soukry and Vincenzo Cairo.
Friday 24 March [no year]: Piano Recital, Gina Bachouer.
Tuesday 22 April [no year]: Sonata Recital, Adolf and Sela Menaszes.
29 April 1947: Madeleine Soulon (mezzo soprano), Muriel Sprague Howard (piano), Anthony Gibbs (flute) and Walter Morris (violin).
9 May 1947: Diego Soukry and Mario Facchinelli (violin), Emmanuele Ciccione (viola), Remigio Maresca (cello) and Vincenzo Carro (piano) (with brief notes).

4 April 1992, Chiesa di Ognissanti: Concerti per Gli Amici, presented by the Scuola di Musica di Fiesole and given by the Gruppo Vocale e Strumentale Barocco della Scuola di Musica di Fiesole, directed by Nanneke Schaap (programme and wordbook, including detailed information regarding the performers involved,with biographical notes on the ensemble and its conductor).

27 April-9 June 1937, Municipal Theatre Victor Emanuele, II: prospectus with programmes for Florence May Musical Festival.

15 June-15 July 1957: Holland Festival (leaflet with programmes).

Mercoledi 3 Giugno [no year], Cattedrale di S. Martino: Concerto Sinfonico-Vocale, being a performance of Bach, Mass in B minor given as part of the VIII Sagra Musicale Lucchese (Concerti di Musiche Religiose), with Nelly van der Speek, Lucia Valentini, Vera Soukupova, Georgios Canas, Enrico Fissore and Gastone Sarti (vocal) and the Grande Coro della Radio Cecoslovacca, Coro di Bambini della Radio Cecoslovacca and Orchestra della Radio Cecoslovacca (with notes).

Prospectuses, with programmes for the International Music Festival of August 1939. Also, individual handbills/programmes for the performances listed below. Where appropriate, these provide a list of the orchestral ensemble and some include photographs.
13 August, Hofkirche/Cathedral: Strassburger Domchoir, with Joseph Bonnet (organ), directed by Alphonse Hoch (with wordbook).
7 August, Kunsthaus: III Symphonie-Konzert with Pablo Casals (cello), conducted by Sir Adrian Boult (handbill).
9 August, Casino-Kursaal: Kammermusik-Abend by the Busch-Quartett with Reginald Kell (clarinet) (handbill).
11 August, Kunsthaus: IV Symphonie-Konzert, Rachmaninoff (piano), conducted by Ernest Ansermet (handbill).
14 August, Casino-Kursaal: Recital Vocal et Instrumental, given by Alexandre Kipnis (bass-baritone) and Albert Ferber (piano) (handbill and programme and wordbook).
16 August, Jesuitenkirche: Verdi, Messa da Requiem, with Zinka Milanov, Kerstin Thorborg, Jussi Bjorling and Nicola Moscona, conducted by Arturo Toscanini (with wordbook).
21 August, Kunsthaus: Beethoven-Abend with Adolf Busch (violin), directed by Toscanini (handbill).
25 August, Kunsthaus: VI. Symphonie-Konzert with Bronislaw Huberman (violin), directed by Fritz Busch (handbill).
29 August, Kunsthaus: VII Symphonie-Konzert, with Vladimir Horowitz (piano), directed by Arturo Toscanini (handbill).

Theatre Royal, Nairobi
1 August 1945: Grand Concert, presented for 'Burma Week' by Ivor Keys and the Italian Central Orchestra.
27 January 1946: Nairobi Musical Society's January Music Night with Lesley Templeton (soprano) and the Central Italian Orchestra, conducted by G. Gagliano (handbill).

Teatro di San Carlo: Stagione Sinfonica d'Autunno 1988 (single document with programmes).

April 1970: 2nd Aprile Musicale Parmense, presented by the Accademia Musicale 'J Pizzetti' dell'Universita degli Studi di Parma (programme card).

1-19 September 1965: leaflet for the Stockholms Festspel and programme with notes for the concert given in the Konserthusets stora sal on 9 September by the Filharmonikerna, directed by Herbert Blomstedt.

Filharmonia Stoleczna
8/10 October and 19/21 November 1948 and 7/9 and 14/16 January, 10 March, 23/24 and 29 April, 13 and 27/29 May and 17/19 June 1949: Orkiestra Filharmonii Stoleczney (with notes).

Venice (prospectuses)
September-November 1991, Gran Teatro La Fenice: Opera and Concerti.
October 1991-April 1992: Stagione di Musica da Camera di Venezia/L'Architettura del Suono.

25 April 1948, Großen Musikvereins-Saal: 8. Abonnement-Konzert, given by Wiener Philharmoniker, directed by Hans Knappertsbusch (with notes).

Warsaw (programmes with notes)
1/3 October 1948: Symphony Concert given by the Filharmonia Warszawska.
1948-49: Filharmonia Poznanska (single document for two performances).
7 and 30 October and 18 November 1949 and 20 January and 7 April 1950: presented by the Panstwowa Opera I Filharmonia, Warszawie and give by the Orkiestra Panstwowej Filharmonii Warszawskiej.

Mixed venues
May-June 1986: Orkest van de Achttiende Eeuw [Orchestra of the Eighteenth Century], directed by Frans Bruggen (leaflet, with a list of the orchestral ensemble and a note on its history and development).
March-April 1987, Belgium, England, Wales, Scotland, Ireland and the Netherlands: Heidelberg Chamber Orchestra.
4, 5, 7 and 8 April 1992, Teatro Grande della Fraternita dei Laici, Arezzo; Chiesa di S. Stefano al Ponte Vecchio, Firenze; Teatro Metropolitan, Piombino; Teatro degli Animosi, Carrara: Handel, La Resurrezione, given by the Orchestra della Toscana with Catherine Bott, Julia Gooding, Teresa Shaw, Andrew Murgatroyd and Simon Grant, directed by Philip Pickett (with words, notes, biographical notes, photographs and a list of the orchestral ensemble).

Unknown venues
17 April 1948, Aula Magna, Citta Universitaria [Rome?]: Istituzione Universitaria dei Concerti and given by the Orchestra Italiana da Camera, directed by Edwin Fischer (piano) (with notes, a biographical note and a photograph).
Date range of collection
1937 - 1992
Accumulation Dates
Suggested Audience
Not Specific
Associated People or Organisations

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

Additional Collection Information

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Associated Collection(s)
Cardif University (Prifysgol Caerdydd)Royal College of Music LondonMuseums, Libraries and Archives Council