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Collection Description

Collection Title
Haslemere Festival of Chamber Music (1931)
Unique Identifier
Hirsch 1243.(2.)
A prospectus, with programmes, for the Haslemere Festival of Chamber Music given between 20 July and 1 August 1931 at Haslemere Hall, Surrey, under the direction of Arnold Dolmetsch.

In addition to programmes for the performances listed below, this document includes lists of the players, singers and dancers and of the instruments to be used at the Festival. There are historical notes to accompany certain of the performances.

20 July: Court Music of Louis XIII, XIV and XV
21 July: English Intimate Music
22 July: Music of J.S. Bach
23 July: Spanish and Italian Music
24 July: A Varied Concert
25 July: Music and Dances of Shakespeare
27 July: Music of J.S. Bach
28 July: French Music from Mediaeval Times
29 July: Music of Byrd, Jenkins and Purcell
30 July: A Varied Concert
31 July: English Intimate Music
1 August.: Festival Dances of France, Spain and Italy

Bound as tract 1 of this document is a prospectus for the Haslemere Festival of 1929 (19-31 August), given at the same venue, also under the direction of Arnold Dolmetsch. Although this does not include full programmes for the performances, there is a List of the Concerts (with descriptive titles such as are cited above for 1931) and an extended summary of the music for each of the two weeks.
Date range of collection
1931 - 1931
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Not Specific
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Location Details

British Library, Music Collections
96 Euston Road London NW1 2DB
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Cardif University (Prifysgol Caerdydd)Royal College of Music LondonMuseums, Libraries and Archives Council