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Collection Description

Collection Title
Ernst Henschel collection: London: British Broadcasting Corporation (1939-1961)
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A collection of programmes and handbills for performances given at/in association with the British Broadcasting Corporation between 1939 and 1961, held loosely and arranged chronologically within boxes 26 to 35 of the Ernst Henschel collection (1892-1966).

For an introduction to this collection see Ernst Henschel collection: General.

Items are listed here by type:
1. Concert Hall, Broadcasting House
2. Maida Vale Studios
3. Performances given in association with the BBC Third Programme

1. Concert Hall, Broadcasting House
6 January 1939: Concerts of Contemporary Music (13th season no.4), given by William Busch (piano) and Sophie Wyss (soprano) with the BBC Orchestra (section D), conducted by Clarence Raybould (box 26).
14, 21 and 29 October and 4 November 1946: BBC Chamber Concerts (single document) (box 28).
January-March 1947: BBC Concerts (prospectus with programmes, also including programmes for performances given at the Royal Albert Hall and the People's Palace) (box 29).
24 March and 5 May 1947: BBC Chamber Concerts (box 29).
17 May 1949: Mary and Geraldine Peppin (pianos) (box 30/ii).
21 February 1950 and 27 March 1951: London Contemporary Music Centre (box 31/i-ii).
6 May 1957: Pierre Boulez (box 34/ii).
30 May 1960: Concert of Recent Music presented by the BBC (box 35/ii).
9 January 1961: Concert of Recent Music (handwritten) (box 35/iii).

2. Maida Vale Studios
27 April 1950 and 19 June 1951: London Contemporary Music Centre (box 31/i-ii).
[November] 1953: Irmelin, an opera in three acts: words and music by Frederick Delius (newspaper cutting) (box 32/ii).

3. Concerts presented by the BBC Third Programme
No performance venues are cited for any of these concerts, which were arranged in association with the Music Section of the Institute of Contemporary Arts and described as Concerts of Contemporary Music.
16 March, 1 June and 30 November 1954 (box 33/i).
17 May 1955: Joan and Valerie Trimble (pianos) and a section of the London Symphony Orchestra, conducted by John Pritchard (box 33/ii).
16 April 1956: Eric Harrison, Viola Tunnard and Martin Penny (piano), the BBC Chorus and the Goldsbrough Orchestra, conducted by Alexander Gibson (box 34/i).
Date range of collection
1939 - 1961
Accumulation Dates
Suggested Audience
Not Specific
Associated Times

Location Details

British Library
The British Library St Pancras ,96 Euston Road London NW1 2DB
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Associated Collection(s)
Cardif University (Prifysgol Caerdydd)Royal College of Music LondonMuseums, Libraries and Archives Council