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Collection Description

Collection Title
F. Gilbert Webb collection: London Musical Festival (1900)
Unique Identifier
Mus. 318 d.22
Programmes for the six concerts given at the Queen's Hall London by the Lamoureux Orchestra and the Queen's Hall Orchestra between 30 April and 5 May 1900 as the London Musical Festival, held as a bound volume.

These concerts were conducted by Henry Wood (nos. 1, 4 and 5) and Camille Chevillard (nos. 2, 3 and 6) and each included a work being given for the first time.

The programmes all provide lists of the orchestral ensembles and including Historical and Analytical Notes (with musical examples) by Edgar F. Jacques.

30 April: Clara Butt and Lillian Blauvelt (vocal), including the first performance of Percy Pitt, Symphonic Prelude, Le Sang des Crépuscules.
1 May: Madame Albani (vocal), including the first English performance of Léon Moreau, Symphonic Poem, Sur la mer lointaine.
2 May: Ysaye (violin), including Ch. Silver, Rhapsodie Sicilienne (first English performance).
3 May: Ysaye (violin), including S. Coleridge-Taylor, Overture 'Hiawatha' (first London performance).
4 May: Madame Blanche Marchesi (vocal), including the first London performance of Granville Bantock, Orchestral Poem, Thalaba, the Destroyer.
5 May: Miss Lillian Blauvelt (vocal), including the first English performance of Chevillard, Symphonic Poem, Le Chène et le Roseau.
Date range of collection
1900 - 1900
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Not Specific
Associated Places

Location Details

Bodleian Library, Music Library
Broad Street,Music Library Oxford OX1 3BG
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01865 277063
01865 277182
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Membership fee for users outside the UK academic community; charges for photocopying and inter-library loans
Collections Overview
The collection has very strong holdings of British music and related material acquired in part by legal deposit. Many collected editions and scholarly series. Very strong periodical coverage, including major 19thC European journals. Largest collection of American song material in UK.
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Cardif University (Prifysgol Caerdydd)Royal College of Music LondonMuseums, Libraries and Archives Council