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Collection Description

Collection Title
Royal Albert Hall concerts (1874)
Unique Identifier
e.1395.a. (3.)
A collection of programmes and wordbooks for concerts given at the Royal Albert Hall, London on 9 November and 18 December 1874, held with a further undated item relating to this venue.

All of these programmes include historical and analytical notes, with musical examples.

These were two-part concerts, consisting principally of choral and orchestral repertory.

9 November 1874: Royal Albert Hall Choral Society Part Song Choir, with Madame Lemmens-Sherrington, Miss Antoinette Sterling, Miss Helen D’Alton, Mr Edward Lloyd and Mr Lewis Thomas (vocal) and Mr Randegger (piano), conducted by Mr Barnby.
18 December 1874: Madame Otto-Alvsleben, Mr W.H. Cummings and Signor Monari-Rocca (vocal) with Mr Pollitzer (violin) and Mr Randegger (piano), conducted by Mr E. Dannreuther.
[no date]: Madame Lemmens-Sherrington and Miss Antoinette Sterling; Messrs R. Barnby, G.T. Carter, Sims Reeves, Montem Smith, Nelson Varley, Whitney and Winn (vocal) and Mr Levy (cornet). The title page of this programme is damaged, meaning that the date is illegible.
Date range of collection
1874 - 1874
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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