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Collection Description

Collection Title
Eglesfield Musical Society (1952-84)
Unique Identifier
Mus. 311 c.6
A collection of 20 loose programmes (including one duplicate) for performances given by the Eglesfield Musical Society between 1952 and 1984 at The Queen's College, Oxford.

All programmes include a list of the orchestral ensemble and a record of the Society committee members. Where no other indication is given below, the concerts were conducted by James Dalton.

19 June 1952: Steuart Wilson (narrator), conducted by Bernard Rose.
20 May: Bach and Stravinsky concert, with Ilse Wolf, Elizabeth Butler, Terry Penner and Robert Higgins (vocal). This programme was also used for a repeat performance on 23 May at the Town Hall, Oxford.
16 June 1966: James Bowman and Peter Reynolds (vocal).
23 November 1966: Music of the Bach Family, with Audrey Attwood, Hazel Holt, Robin Leggate and Bernard Smith.
28 May 1970: Michael Wentzell (organ) (two copies).
2 December 1970: Jeannette Cockshoot and Peter Reynolds (vocal) and Pippa Drummond (flute).
25 November 1971: Richard Vendome (organ).
31 May 1973: Isobel Nisbet, David Bevan and Peter Reynolds (vocal), Christopher Wellington (viola) and Leif Thybo (organ).
29 November 1973: Judith Hildesley, Robert Hammersley and John Fleming (vocal).
7 March 1974: Julia Boalch, Isabel Nisbet, Douglas Leigh, Alastair White and Jeremy White (vocal) and Dennis Hennig (piano), conducted by David Whittington, Carolyn Brock and Philip Hanwell.
28 November 1974: Christian Hunter, Richard Vendome, Philip Cave, Richard Morton and Peter Brown (vocal) and Michael Radulescu (organ).
19 June 1975: Dennis Hennig (piano).
27 May 1976: Alison Pearce and Robert Aitken (vocal) and Inger Marie Thomsen (organ)
24 November 1977: Susan Landale (organ) and Alison Pearce (soprano).
25 May 1978: Philip Cave (tenor) and Richard Line, Michael Overbury, Alan Newcombe and John Matthews (harpsichord).
22 May 1980: Bach Concert, with Lorna Syrus, Anna Colls, Susan Cook, Robin Leggate and Paul Wilson (vocal).
24 November 1983: Spanish Music, with the Spohr String Quartet.
1 March 1984: Handel, Belshazzar, with Helen Marple, Nicholas Mitchell, John Mark Ainsley and Jeremy White (vocal).
24 May 1984: Robert Hammersley (tenor), Paul Willett (horn) and Monika Weissmann (violin), conducted by Clive Brown.
Date range of collection
1952 - 1984
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Location Details

Bodleian Library, Music Library
Broad Street,Music Library Oxford OX1 3BG
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01865 277063
01865 277182 
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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