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Collection Description

Collection Title
Paderewski Concerts (1897)
Unique Identifier
d.488.b. (3.)
A collection of programmes for three concerts involving the pianist Ignace Paderewski, given at the Queen's Hall, London on 9 April, and 15 and 19 June 1897.

These were concerts of nineteenth-century repertory. The orchestral performances were given with the Queen's Hall Orchestra (led by Arthur W. Payne and conducted by Henry J. Wood) and the programmes for these include a list of the orchestral ensemble.

Programmes for all concerts include historical and analytical programme notes by Edgar F. Jacques. Those for the orchestral concerts include musical examples.

9 April 1897: Paderewski Orchestral Concert, including piano concertos by Schumann and Liszt given by Paderewski.
15 June: Pianoforte Recital by Paderewski, described as being 'his only recital this season' and including Schumann, Carnival and music by Chopin and Liszt.
19 June [1897]: Grand Orchestral Concert, with Miss Clara Butt (vocal), including Chopin, Piano Concerto No. 2 and the scherzo from a concerto by H. Litolff.
Date range of collection
1897 - 1897
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Not Specific
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Location Details

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