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Collection Description

Collection Title
Ernst Henschel collection: London: St. Martin-in-the-Fields (1944-60)
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A collection of programmes and handbills for performances given at St. Martin-in-the-Fields, London between 1944 and 1960, held loosely and arranged chronologically within the Ernst Henschel collection (1892-1966).

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

5 June 1944: In Memoriam Ethel Smyth (box 27/i).
20 March 1948: The Renaissance Singers (box 30/i).
7 December 1949: Works by John Blow, given by members of the Morley College Choir, conducted by Walter Bergmann and Harold Watkins Shaw (box 30/ii).
15 June 1950: Dorian Singers, conducted by Matyas Seiber (box 31/i).
30 May 1952: John Churchill (organ) and the combined choirs of Loughton High School for Girls and Bancroft’s School (box 32/i).
14 July 1956: Harmonia Sacra, given by the Choristers of Ely Cathedral and the male voices of the Renaissance Singers, directed by Michael Howard (box 34/i).
11 December 1956: A Programme of works by Stravinsky in the presence of the composer, by Duncan Robertson and Michel Roux (vocal), the London Bach Society, Elizabethan Singers and members of the St. Cecilia Orchestra, conducted by Robert Craft. A handbill and a programme are held for this performance, the listings in the latter replacing Roux with Xavier Depraz (box 34/i).
Autumn 1957: Autumn Music 1957 (prospectus with programmes) (box 34/ii).
15 October 1959: Elizabethan Singers, conducted by Louis Halsey, with John Birch (organ) (box 35/i).
10 January 1960: A Survey of the Baroque Concert (box 35/ii).
7 February 1960: The Concerto in England (handwritten, box 35/ii).
Date range of collection
1944 - 1960
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Not Specific
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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