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Collection Description

Collection Title
Ernst Henschel collection: London: Morley College (1945-64)
Unique Identifier
Henschel
Description
A collection of individual programmes and handbills for performances given at various sites within Morley College, 61 Westminster Bridge Road, London, between 1945 and 1964, held loosely and arranged chronologically within the Ernst Henschel collection (1892-1966).

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

The items are listed chronologically below.

Box 27/ii
17 March 1945:
22 September 1945: Recital of Chamber Music.
17 November 1945: Chamber Concert (handwritten).
16 December 1945: Morley College String Ensemble and Choir, conducted by Tippett (handwritten).

Box 28
12 January 1946: Ilona Kabos and Mewton-Wood (piano), with the Morley College Choir, conducted by Michael Tippett.
16 February 1946: Alison Purves and Alfred Deller (vocal), Frederick Thurston (clarinet), and Antony Hopkins (piano).
16 March 1946: (handwritten).
13 April 1946: Morley College Choir and Recorder Class, conducted by Walter Bergmann.
9 November 1946: Dorian Singers, conducted by Matyas Seiber.

Box 29
8 June 1947: Zorian Quartet with the Morley College Choir conducted by Michael Tippett.

Box 32/ii
31 October 1953: Music for Recorders, directed by Robert Salkeld.
15 November 1953: Maria Lidka (violin), Evelyn Rothwell (oboe) and John Gardner (piano).

Box 33/i
14 March 1954: Kyla Greenbaum (piano) with the Dorian Singers.
2 May 1954: Deller Consort with Desmond Dupré (lute).
14 November 1954: Noreen Berry (mezzo) and Margaret Kitchin (piano) with voices from Morley College Choir.

Box 33/ii
23 January 1955: Kyla Greenbaum (piano) and the Morley College Madrigal Choir, conducted by John Gardner.
13 February 1955: Deller Consort with Desmond Dupré (lute).
15 May 1955: Concert in honour of Matyas Seiber, featuring the Amadeus Quartet and the Dorian Singers.
13 November 1955: Concert in Honour of Paul Hindemith, with Amaryllis Fleming (cello) and Lamar Crowson (piano), the Morley College Wind Ensemble and the Dorian Singers.

Box 34/i
5 February 1956: Deller Consort and Desmond Dupré (lute).
11 March 1956: Peter Wallfisch (piano) and the Elizabethan Singers.

Box 34/i
29 May 1959: George Malcolm (harpsichord) with the Morley College Choir and Wind Ensemble, directed by Peter Racine Fricker.

Box 34/ii
11 March 1960: Concert de musique française.

Box 34/iii
6 January 1961: Matyas Seiber Memorial Concert, presented by the Society for the Promotion of New Music and the Institute of Contemporary Arts and given by Manoug Parikian (violin), Lamar Crowson (piano), the Amadeus Quartet and the Virtuoso Ensemble.
27 January 1961: Handel, The Passion of Christ, presented by Morley College Concerts Society.
24 May 1961: Hallé Orchestra, presented by the Hallé Concerts Society and the Society for the Promotion of New Music, conducted by Maurice Handford.
19 November 1961: Concert of the Compositions of Alan Bush.

Box 36/ii
13 January 1963: Hanns Eisler Memorial Concert.

Box 36/iii
1 December 1964: Morley College Symphony Orchestra and Choir and Trinity College Children’s Choir, conducted by Lawrence Leonard and Alan Boustead.
Format
Date range of collection
1945 - 1964
Accumulation Dates
-
Suggested Audience
Not Specific
Associated Times
This collection is about

Location Details

British Library
The British Library St Pancras ,96 Euston Road London NW1 2DB
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+44 (0)870 444
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See: http://www.bl.uk/music
For details of other collections held at the same location: See the location record

Additional Collection Information

Accrual Status
closed
Related Publications
Management Information (Type)
Collection Owner(s)
Collection Creator(s)
Collection Collector(s)
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Associated Collection(s)
Cardif University (Prifysgol Caerdydd)Royal College of Music LondonMuseums, Libraries and Archives Council