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Collection Title
Eglesfield Musical Society: Envelope 1 (1902-27)
A miscellaneous collection of programmes with words for concerts given at Queen's College, Oxford, between 1906 and 1927, under the auspices of the Eglesfield Musical Society, held loosely as the first of four envelopes. Also, service sheets for Chapel Services given at Queen's Collegeon 5 June 1921 and 11 June 1922.

Up to the end of 1914, these events were referred to as Queen's College Concerts and the programmes include an introductory note on the Society and/or lists of the committee members. From 1926, all concerts were conducted by Reginald Jacques

25 May 1906: including P. Godfrey, Legend of the North, Cantata for Men's Voices and Orchestra (first performance, conducted by the composer) (with list of the choral and orchestral ensembles).

16 June 1910: 50th Concert, with members of the London Symphony Orchestra, conducted by G. G. Stocks (with notes and musical examples, 2 copies).

23 May 1913: New Instrumental Trio and Meta Diestel (vocal), conducted by Dr T. W. Dodds (with list of the choral ensemble).

29 May 1914: Mr Cyril Scott (piano), Herr Fini Henriques (violin) and Miss Phyllis Carey-Foster (vocal), conducted by Dr T. W. Dodds (with a list of the choral ensemble).

2 December 1921, Hall: Clive Carey and Frederick Burton (vocal), Marie Goossens (harp) and S. James Ching (piano), conducted by Maurice Besly, including the first performance of R. Vaughan Williams, Fanfare (for Female Voices).

3 December 1926: Stuart Robertson (vocal).

27 February 1927: Olwen Phillips, Frederick Burton, Denne Parker and Keith Falkner (vocal).

3 June 1927: Frederick Burton and Sumner Austin (vocal), including the first performance of Thomas Wood, Master Mariners.

2 December 1927: Stuart Robertson (vocal) (two copies).
Date range of collection
1902 - 1927
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Location Details

Queen's College Manuscripts Collection
The Library The Queen's College High Street Oxford OX1 4AW
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The Library is now one of the largest of any Oxford college with a lending collection of 50 000 volumes and nearly 150 000 volumes in the historical collection.
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Cardif University (Prifysgol Caerdydd)Royal College of Music LondonMuseums, Libraries and Archives Council