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Collection Description

Collection Title
Cyril Eland collection: Japan 1 (1959-65)
Unique Identifier
Mus. 316 c.13
A miscellaneous collection of brochures/tour programmes for performances given at various Japenese venues between 1959 and 1965, typically by visiting artists or ensembles.

All items are held loosely as the 13th box of the Cyril Eland collection.

Unless otherwise stated below, these include programmes with notes for a number of different performances and provide biographical notes on the performers, typically with photographs. Many also provide a list of the orchestral ensemble.

The majority of these documents are printed in Japanese: where specific venues have been identified, these are listed below. Where more than one performance is given at a particular venue, the number is indicated in brackets

28 October–7 November 1959: Wiener Philharmoniker, conducted by Herbert von Karajan, in Tokyo, Osaka and Nagoya.
4–20 February 1960: Igor Oistrakh (violin) at: Hibiya Public Hall, Sankei Hall and Bunkyo Public Hall, Tokyo; Kokusai Festival Hall, Osaka; Kobe Kokusai Hall; Aichi Bunka Hall, Nagoya; Ashahi Hall, Hiroshima; Denki Hall, Fukuoka; Sapporo Hall; Sendai Public Hall.
27 July–15 August 1960: Campoli (violin) at Kyoritusu Hall (2) and Denki Hall.
4 March–15 April 1961: Adam Harasiewicz (piano), in Tokyo (10), Sendai, Osaka, Kobe (2), Okayama (2), Fukuoka, Kyoto (2), Sapporo and Yokohama (2).
13 April–3 May 1961: Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra, directed by Dr Franz Konwitschny, at Osaka Festival Hall (6); Yawata Public Hall; Nagoya Public Hall, Hibiya Public Hall, Tokyo (5); Kohsei-Nenkin Kaikan, Tokyo; and Kohriyama Public Hall.
26 April and 5 and 6 May 1961, Tokyo Metropolitan Hall: New York Philharmonic, conducted by Leonard Berstein, as part of Toyko, East-West Music Encounter. Held with this document is a Festival Brochure and a programme with words and notes for a performance given by Hermann Prey (baritone) as part of the same event,
29 September–2 November 1961. Terza Stagione Lirica Italiana, Tokyo-Osaka.
May 1962: Virtuosi di Roma.
24 October–9 November 1962: Societa Corelli, in Tokyo (3), Kohbe (2), Hiroshima, Osaka, Kyoto, Tsuruoka, Nagoya and Sapporo.
8 November–1 December 1962: Berliner Kammerorchester, directed by Hans von Benda, including a detailed programme and notes for a Special J. S. Bach Programme given on 23 November at the Kyoritsu Auditorium.
26 November–11 December 1962: Hungarian String Quartet (Zoltan Szekely, Michael Kuttner, Denes Koromzay and Gabriel Magyar) in Toyko (3), Yokohama, Osaka, Kyoto and Nagoya.
24 January–11 February 1963: Lili Kraus (piano), in Tokyo (2), Osaka, Fukuoka, Kyoto and Sapporo.
Friday 8– Thursday 14 March [1963?]: Deutsche Bachsolisten, in Tokyo, Yokohama, Kohbe, Kumamoto; Fukuoka and Hiroshima.
26 March – 2 April 1963: Detmolder Bläserkreis.
Tuesday 16–Tuesday 30 April [1963]: London Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Antal Dorati and Georg Solti, at Hiroshima Public Hall; Yawata Public Hall, Kitakyushu; Sumpu Kaikan Hall, Shizuoka; Nagoya Public Hall; Tokyo Bunka Kaikan Hall (5); and Koriyama Public Hall.
22 April–8 May [1963]: Robert Casadesus (piano), at Osaka International Festival/Festival Hall (2); Kyoto Kaikan First Hall; Aichiken Bunka Kaikan Hall, Nagoya; Bunkyo Public Hall, Tokyo; Tokyo Bunka Kaikan Hall (2); and Hibiya Public Hall, Tokyo.
Friday 3–Saturday 11 May [1963]: Solisti di Zagreb, with Antonio Janigro, at Osaka International Festival/Festival Hall, Osaka (2); Kyoto Kaikan First Hall, Kanagawa Concert Hall and Hibiya Public Hall (2).
15-30 August 1963, Nasu Plateau, Tochigi Prefecture: 1st Nasu International Music Festival.
September 1963: Ensemble Instrumental de Toulouse (fragment/handbill only).
September 1963: Kammerchor Walther von der Vogelweide, Innsbruck.
Sunday 22 September–Wednesday 9 October [1963]: Vienna Philharmonic String Quartet, in Tokyo (3), Sendai, Osaka, Okayama, Kohbe (2), Kurashiki, Hiroshima, Kyoto, Nagoya, Yokohama.
8 November–16 December 1963: Piano Recitals and Joint Concerts by Paul Badura-Skoda and Jörg Demus, in Utsunomiya, Tokyo (9), Hiroshima, Kyoto (2), Okayama, Sapporo, Osaka (5), Yokohama, and Kohbe (2).
[dates unknown] 1964: Tokyo Renaissance Consort 1.
20 January–6 February 1964: Vienna Octet
3–19 March 1964: Hans Hotter (bass-baritone), at Toyko Metropolitan Festival Hall (5), Kanagawa Kenritsu Ongakudo, Yokohama; Kobe Kokusai Kaikan, Kobe; Kyoto Kaikan; Mainichi Hall, Osaka; and Sankei Hall, Tokyo.
20 April–2 May 1964: State Symphony Orchestra of U.S.S.R., in Yawata Public Hall; Hiroshima Public Hall; Nagoya Public Hall, Shizuoka Sumpu Kaikan Hall; Tokyo Bunka Kaikan Hall (5), Koriyama Public Hall.
2–8 May 1964: Cappella Coloniensis, at Osaka International Festival (2); Nagoya Public Hall; Tokyo Bunka Kaikan (2).
26 May–15 June 1964: Warsaw Quintet, at Tokyo Bunka Kaikan; Sapporo Shimin Kaikan; Mainichi Hall, Osaka; CBC Hall, Nagoya; Kyoto Kaikan; Kanagawa Kenritsu Ongakudo, Yokohama and Toshi Centre Hall, Tokyo (2).
Date range of collection
1959 - 1965
Accumulation Dates
Suggested Audience
Not Specific
Associated Times

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