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Dolmetsch Concerts (1892-1900)
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Programmes for 34 concerts given under the direction of Arnold Dolmetsch at various public and private venues in London between 1892 and 1900. All concerts consisted of vocal and instrumental repertory from the sixteenth to the eighteenth century, performed on historically appropriate instruments. All programmes include the names of the principal performers.

19 March and 14 May 1892, 20, Fitzroy Street, Fitzroy Square: programmes of music written by various composers of the 17th and 18th centuries.

30 June 1892, Portman Rooms, Baker Street: Mr Arnold Dolmetsch’s Pupils’ Concert, with the assistance of Miss Florence Monk.

24 January, 14 February, and 7 and 28 March 1893, Hall of Barnard’s Inn, Holborn: music written chiefly by English composers of the 17th Century.

Prospectus and programmes for three performances given on 9 May, 6 June and 4 July 1893 at the Hall of Barnard Inn, Holborn.
1. Italian composers of the 17th and 18th century.
2. French composers of the 17th and 18th century.
3. The music of J. S. Bach.

24 April and 22 May 1894, ‘Dowland’, West Dulwich: programmes for the sixth and eighth concerts in a series of eight, the first consisting of music by French composers of the 16th, 17th, and 18th centuries, the second being entirely devoted to the music of J. S. Bach.

6 December 1894, Hall at Clifford’s Inn, Fleet Street: programme and words for performance of music by J. S. Bach.

Prospectus and programmes for two private and two public performance, given on 15 and 29 January 1895 at the Salle Erard, 18 Great Marlborough Street, Regent Street, and on 12 and 26 February 1895 at the Small Queen’s Hall, Langham Place.
1. Music by English Composers of the 16th and 17th Centuries.
2. Music by Italian Composers of the 16th, 17th, and 18th Centuries
3. Music by German Composers of the 17th and 18th Centuries
4. Music by French Composers of the 17 and 18th Centuries.

20 December 1895, Portman Rooms, Baker Street: music by Purcell.

4 and 18 February and 3 March 1896, 6, Keppel Street, Bloomsbury.

20 March, and 1 and 17 April 1896, 6 Keppel Street, Bloomsbury
Prospectus and programmes for of series of three concerts of music of the 16th, 17th and 18th centuries, to be performed upon the Lute, Viols, Violins, Viriginals, Harpsichord, and Organ.

9 and 23 June and 7 July 1896, 6 Keppel Street, Bloomsbury: prospectus and programmes for three concerts.

21 July 1897, Steinway Hall.

9 and 19 November, and 3 December 1897, 7, Bayley Street, Bedford Square: programmes for autumn series.

11 March 1898, 21 March 1899 and 26 June 1900, 7 Bayley Street, Bedford Square.
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1892 - 1900
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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