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Collection Description

Collection Title
Oxford University Opera Club (1925-75)
Unique Identifier
17405 d.27
A miscellaneous collection of programmes for productions given under the auspices of the Oxford University Opera Club between 1925 and 1975. Also, various printed documentation regarding the group, including 'A Short History, 1925-1950', various lists of the productions given by the Society, and an article by Eric Walter White entitled 'A Note on Opera at Oxford'.

Performances took place at a range of Oxford venues including the Old Playhouse, Woodstock Road, New Playhouse, the New Theatre, the Town Hall and the Holywell Music Room.

Programmes typically include brief notes and/or a synopsis. They variously provide words, biographical notes and lists of the choral and orchestral ensembles.
Date range of collection
1925 - 1975
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