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Collection Description

Collection Title
F. Gilbert Webb collection: London Musical Festival (1901)
Unique Identifier
Mus. 318 d.23
Programmes for the six concerts given at the Queen's Hall, London, between 29 April and 4 May 1901 as the London Musical Festival, held as a bound volume.

All programmes provide a list of the Queen's Hall Orchestra and include Historical and Analytical Notes (with musical examples) by Edgar F. Jacques.

29 April: Madame Blanche Marchesi (vocal) and Signor Busoni (piano), conducted by Mons. Colonne.
30 April: Miss Marie Brema (vocal) and Lady Hallé (violin), conducted by Mons. Ysaye, including the first English performance of Guillaume Lekeu, Adagio for Strings.
1 May: Mons. Ysaye (violin) and Mons. Saint-Saens (piano), conducted by Ysaye and Saint-Saens, including the first London performance of Saint-Saens, Africa, Fantasia for Pianoforte and Orchestra.
2 May: Andrew Black (vocal) and Hugo Becker (cello), conducted by Felix Weingartner, including the first English performance of Weingartner, Symphonic Poem, 'Das Gefilde der Seligen'.
3 May: Mrs Henry J. Wood (vocal) and Lady Hallé and Mons. Ysaye (violins), conducted by Henry Wood.
4 May: Dr Joachim (violin) and Mr Harold Bauer (piano), conducted by Henry Wood.
Date range of collection
1901 - 1901
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Suggested Audience
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
Visiting Information
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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Associated Collection(s)
Cardif University (Prifysgol Caerdydd)Royal College of Music LondonMuseums, Libraries and Archives Council