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Mr F. B. Ellis Orchestral and Chamber Concerts (1914)
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Programmes for the first and second of Mr F. B. Ellis’s Concerts of Modern Orchestral Music given at the Queen’s Hall on 20 and 27 March 1914. Also, a programme with words for Mr F. B. Ellis’s Chamber Concert, given at the Aeolian Hall on 23 March of the same year.

Both of the orchestral concerts featured the Queen’s Hall Orchestra, conducted by Mr Geoffrey Toye and Mr F. B. Ellis and programmes for both events include historical and analytical programmes notes (with musical examples) as well as texts for the vocal pieces.

20 March: a two-part programme of orchestral and vocal music, including the first performance in London of George Butterworth, A 'Shropshire Lad' Rhapsody and Idyll ‘The Banks of Green Willow’, and the first complete performance of Arnold Bax, Four Orchestral Sketches.

27 March: a two-part concert of orchestral and vocal music, including the first London performance of the revised edition of Delius, In a Summer Garden, the first performance of Vaughan Williams, A London Symphony, and the first performance of Arnold Bax, Three Songs, with orchestra, given by Miss Dilys Jones.

The chamber concert was a programme of nineteenth and twentieth-century chamber music for piano and strings featuring the London String Quartet (A. E. Sammons, T. W. Petre, H. Waldo Warner, and C. Warwick-Evans) with M. Ricardo Viñes-Roda (piano). The programme includes historical and analytical programme notes with musical examples.
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1914 - 1914
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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