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Collection Description

Collection Title
F. Gilbert Webb collection: Miscellaneous material (1910-36)
Unique Identifier
Mus. 318 d.33
A miscellaneous collection of brochures and programmes for festivals and performances given at various London venues between 1910 and 1926, held loosely in a single box. Also, a programme with words for a performance given at the Tonhalle, Zurich in 1936.

1. London
28 May 1910, Queen's Hall: Two Chopin Recitals given by Backhaus, no. 1 (with Analytical notes by F. Gilbert Webb, including musical examples, two copies).

24 October 1914, Royal Albert Hall: Patriotic Concert given by the Royal Choral Society and Queen's Hall Orchestra (with words).

11, 13 and 15 May 1915, Queen's Hall: Festival of British Music, given by the London Symphony Orchestra and London Choral Society, conducted by Emil Mlynarski, Thomas Beecham, Sir Edward Elgar and Arthur Fagge (Souvenir Programme/Brochure with words, Analytical and Historical Notes (with musical examples) and biographical notes (with photographs)).

16, 19, 21 and 23 June 1923 and 5, 8, 10 and 12 June 1926, Crystal Palace: Great Triennial Handel Festivals (Illustrated Souvenir Programme, with words, photographs and lists of the choral and orchestral ensembles). Also held are individual programmes from 5 June (General Rehearsals) and 8 June (Selection from Handel's Operas and Miscellaneous) 1926.

2. Zurich
10 and 11 February 1936, Tonhalle Zurich: Monteverdi, L'Orfeo, given as the Neuntes Abonnementskonzert der Tonhallegesellschaft (with words and notes).
Date range of collection
1910 - 1936
Accumulation Dates
Suggested Audience
Not Specific

Location Details

Bodleian Library, Music Library
Broad Street,Music Library Oxford OX1 3BG
Open Map
01865 277063
01865 277182á
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.
For details of other collections held at the same location: See the location record

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Associated Collection(s)
Cardif University (Prifysgol Caerdydd)Royal College of Music LondonMuseums, Libraries and Archives Council