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HomeSearchGetRecordErnst Henschel collection: London: Institute of Contemporary Arts (1952-55)

Collection Description

Collection Title
Ernst Henschel collection: London: Institute of Contemporary Arts (1952-55)
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A collection of programmes and handbills for performances given at the Institute of Contemporary Arts/Institute of Contemporary Arts Gallery, 17-18 Dover Street, London between 1952 and 1955, held loosely and arranged chronologically across boxes 32 and 33 of the Ernst Henschel collection (1892-1966).

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

Box 32/i (1952)
[January 1952]: London Contemporary Music Centre/Friday Evenings at Eight (handbill with programmes).
29 February 1952: Music by Australian Composers, presented by the London Contemporary Music Centre.
25 April 1952: London Contemporary Music Centre, including the first performance of Leonard Scott, String Quartet No.2, given by the Aeolian Quartet.
12 December 1952: Playing of Lulu … on gramophone records with an introduction by Peter Watson (handwritten programme).

Box 33/i (1954)
24 February 1954: Concert of contemporary music directed by P. Racine Fricker.
29 April 1954: Element String Quartet.
19 October 1954: Concert for Voice and Percussion.
29 October 1954: Recital for Prepared Piano given by David Tudor.

Box 33/ii (1955)
27 February 1955: Heather Harper (vocal), Gordon Watson (piano) and Alan Loveday and Neville Marriner (violins).
Date range of collection
1952 - 1955
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British Library
The British Library St Pancras ,96 Euston Road London NW1 2DB
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Cardif University (Prifysgol Caerdydd)Royal College of Music LondonMuseums, Libraries and Archives Council