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Collection Description

Collection Title
Sterndale Bennett collection: Analytical Programmes Vol. II (1900-04)
Description
A bound volume containing the programmes for the seven concerts given during the 88th and 89th years of the Philharmonic Society and for concerts given during the 90th (nos. 1 and 6) and 92nd (no. 1) seasons, 1900–04.

All concerts were given at the Queen's Hall, Langham Place and were conducted by Frederic H. Cowen.

All programmes carry Analytical and Historical Notes (with words and musical examples) and provide a list of the orchestral ensemble. They also include lists of the Members, Associates and other officers of the Philharmonic Society and, from the final concert of the 88th year, include a list of the various soloists that have appeared at the Society since its foundation in 1813. The programmes for the 88th year (and that for the final concert of the 89th year) include a list of the Newly Introduced Works (since 1884).


88th year (1900)
8 March: Esther Palliser and Andrew Black (vocal) and Teresa Carreño (piano), including the first performance of Otto Manns, Ouverture Dramatique in D minor.
21 March: Louis Arens (vocal) and Frederick Lamond (piano).
5 April: Edward Lloyd (vocal) and Ladislas Gorski (violin).
10 May: Clara Butt (vocal) and Ferruccio Busoni (piano), including Elgar, Sea Pictures (conducted by the composer).
24 May: Ada Crossley (vocal) and Ernst von Dohnanyi (piano), including the first performance of S. Coleridge-Taylor, Suite, Scenes from an Everyday Romance.
14 June: Mario Ancona (vocal) and Moriz Rosenthal (piano).
28 June: Amy Sherwin (vocal) and I. J. Paderewski (piano), including the first performance of Cowen, Concert-Stuck in B flat for Piano and Orchestra.

89th year (1901)
27 February: H. Plunkett Greene (vocal) and Franz Ondricek (violin), including the first English performance of Hermann Grädener, Concerto, Violin and Orchestra, in D and the first London performance of Parry, Orchestral Song, The Soldier's Tent.
13 March: Marie Brema (vocal) and Emil Sauer (piano), including the first London performance of Sauer, Concerto in E minor for Pianoforte and Orchestra.
27 March: Charles Santley (vocal) and Ferrucio Busoni (piano), including the first performance of William Wallace, New Symphonic Poem, no. 4.
9 May: Ada Crossley (vocal) and Basil Sapellnikoff (piano).
23 May: Ben Davies (vocal) and Jan Kubelik (violin), including the first performance of Landon Ronald, Song-Cycle, Summer-time.
6 June: Emma Nevada (vocal) and Teresa Carreño (piano).
20 June: Lydia Nervil (vocal), Maud Powell (violin) and Leopold Godowsky (piano), including the first performance of Elgar, New Overture, Cockaigne (conducted by the composer).

90th year (1902)
27 February: Amy Sherwin (vocal) and Emil Sauer (piano), including the first performance of William H. Bell, Two Orchestra Tone-Pictures, 'In the Night-Watches' and 'In the Fo'c's'le'.
12 June: Mary Münchhoff (vocal) and Harold Bauer (piano)


92nd year (1904)
2 March: Elizabeth Parkina (vocal), Marie Hall (violin) and Dorothy Maggs (piano), including the first performance of A. von Ahn Carse, Symphonic Prelude to Bryon's Manfred and the first English performance of Charpentier, Air, 'Depuis le jour'.
Format
Date range of collection
1900 - 1904
Accumulation Dates
-
Suggested Audience
Not Specific
Associated Places

Location Details

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

Additional Collection Information

Accrual Status
closed
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Collection Creator(s)
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Associated Collection(s)
Cardif University (Prifysgol Caerdydd)Royal College of Music LondonMuseums, Libraries and Archives Council