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Collection Description

Collection Title
Oxford University Musical Society (1990-93)
Unique Identifier
Mus. 311 c.8
A collection of loose material relating to the activity of the Oxford University Musical Society between 1990 and 1993, whilst under the direction of James Ross, held as a single box.

The collection includes nine Concert Calendars and programmes (with notes a lists of the orchestral ensemble) for five performances given by ensembles associated with Oxford University Musical Society (see below).

There is also a handbill (with brief biographical notes) for a Piano Recital given by Raymond Mew at the Holywell Music Room on 2 June 1992, a Term Card for Trinity Term 1991 (including listings for the Lunchtime and Evening Recital Series at the Holywell Music Room) and various materials relating to the running of the Society, including membership lists and handwritten and printed correspondence.

Concert Calendars: Michaelmas Term 1990 (weeks 5/6); Michaelmas Term 1992 (weeks 1-2 and 7-8); Hilary Term 1993 (weeks 2-3, 4-5, 6-7 and 8-9); Trinity Term 1993 (weeks 1-2 and 7-9).

The performances given by the Oxford University Music Society Chamber Orchestra were conducted by Jacques Cohen with the remainder conducted by Sarah Ioannides.
Tuesday 19 November [1991], Sheldonian Theatre: Oxford University Music Society Chamber Orchestra.
Friday 29 May [1992], Merton College Chapel: Oxford University Musical Society Chamber Orchestra, including the first performance of William Attwood, All Bright, All Things.
Tuesday 9 June [1992], Sheldonian Theatre: Oxford Philharmonia.
Friday 13 November [1992], Christ Church Cathedral: Oxford University Musical Society Chamber Orchestra, including the first performance of Cohen, Quiet Music.
6 December 1992, Whitworth Hall: Oxford Philharmonia with Amos Miller (trombone) and Ben Morison (piano).
Date range of collection
1990 - 1997
Accumulation Dates
Suggested Audience
Not Specific

Location Details

Bodleian Library, Music Library
Broad Street,Music Library Oxford OX1 3BG
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01865 277063
01865 277182 
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