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Mr Henry Bird´s Concert (1898)
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c.371.c. (5.)
Programme with words for Mr Henry Bird’s Concert, given at St. James’s Hall, London on 16 May 1898. This was a programme of vocal and instrumental solos, with larger ensemble music at the beginning and end of the concert, including Bach, Concerto in C minor for Two Pianos.

The programme lists the following soloists: Madame Blanche Marchesi, Charles Santley and Mr Plunket Greene (vocal); Lady Hallé (violin), Mr Alfred Gibson (viola), Mr W.E. Whitehouse (cello); and Messrs. Leonard Borwick and Henry Bird (pianos).

The orchestral accompaniment to the Bach concerto was provided by members of the Royal College of Music orchestra, conducted by C.V. Stanford.
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1898 - 1898
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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