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Collection Description

Collection Title
Sterndale Bennett collection: Monday Evening Concerts (1859)
Programmes with words and notes for the Monday Popular Concerts Classical Series, held at St. James's Hall, London, between February and June 1859, bound as a single volume.

These were two-part concerts of chamber music. With the exception of that on 27 June, each concert was devoted to the work of a single (or occasionally two) composer(s).

All programmes carry words and historical, descriptive and biographical notes. They begin with a short introductory statement about the series.

14 February: Mendelssohn
21 February: Mozart
28 February: Haydn and Weber
7 March: Beethoven
9 March: Mozart
21 March: Beethoven
28 March: Beethoven
4 April: Bach and Handel
18 April: Mendelssohn
25 April: English Composers
2 May: Mozart
16 May: Schubert and Spohr
30 May: Beethoven
27 June: mixed concert
Date range of collection
1859 - 1859
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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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Cardif University (Prifysgol Caerdydd)Royal College of Music LondonMuseums, Libraries and Archives Council