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Collection Title
Morley College (1935, 1963, 1966)
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A collection of four programmes relating to concert and operatic performances given at Morley College, London in 1935, 1963 and 1966, held loosely.

26 January 1935: A Holst Memorial Concert, being a two-part performance of music by English composers, the first part consisting entirely of music by Holst (Director of Music, Morley College, 1907-23), given by the College Choir and Full Orchestra, with Amy Kemp (piano) and Rose Morse (vocal), under the direction of Arnold Foster (handbill and programme, with lists of the choral and orchestral ensembles).

1-4 May 1963: Morley College Opera Group/Britten, The Rape of Lucretia, with Emlyn Ellis, Jack Irons, Josephine Allen, Erich Vietheeer, Peter Leeming, Benjamin Luxon, Shirley Minty, Marjorie Biggar, Janet Edmunds, Elizabeth Hawes, Soo-Bee Lee and Dorothy Copeland (vocal) and the Morley College Opera Orchestra, led by Marta Eitler and conducted by Alan Boustead (with a brief plot synopsis, a list of the orchestral ensemble and opera production team and a note on the Morley College Opera Group).

28 May 1963, Emma Cons Hall: Morley College Concerts Society performance, consisting of Wagner, A Faust Overture; Harry Samuel, Divertimento, op.2 no.3; and Britten, Spring Symphony, given by Elizabeth Simon (soprano), Pauline Stevens (alto) and Robert Tear (tenor), with the Morley College Choir, the London Co-operative Children’s Choir and Morley College Symphony Orchestra, led by Marta Eitler and Paul Collins, conducted by Harry Samuel and Graham Treacher (programme and wordbook with brief biographical notes on the Morley ensembles and historical and descriptive notes on the works performed, that for the middle piece being written by the composer).

23-26 February 1966: Morley College Opera Group/Britten, The Turn of the Screw, with Athole Still, Alexandra Browning, Hugh Fagan, Edna Norton, Enid Hartle, Gregory Dempsey and Mary Anna Christian (vocal) and the Opera Group Orchestra, led by Leonard Friedman and conducted by Terence Kern (with notes on the work by Brian Fothergill and Geoffrey Connor and lists of the orchestral ensemble and opera production team).
Date range of collection
1935 - 1966
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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