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Collection Description

Collection Title
English Provinces: Abingdon (1941-1991)
A collection of 16 programmes and prospectuses from Abingdon, from 1941 to 1991.

The collection includes a number of prosepctuses from Radley College. These include items from the series "Radley College Subscription Concerts" and the festival "Summer Festival of British Music".

The collection includes a significant amount of programmes from performances of Handel operas, given by the "Unicorn Theatre Club". Though usually not stated, it is highly likely that these performances took place in the Unicorn Theatre.

Other venues represented in the collection include the Council Chamber. This venue was used for a concert given in 1941 by the violinist Jelly d'Aranyi, and accompanied by Ivor Newton.
Date range of collection
1941 - 1991
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Location Details

Royal College Of Music, Library
London SW7 2BS
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020 7591 4723
Visiting Information
Mon-Fri by appointment
Building Information
The CPH collections now form part of the RCM Library. The majority of the concert programme collections are stored off-site so you need to request items before arriving. Requests for programmes are processed on Thursday for delivery to the library the following week. The Library itself is open Monday to Friday during term times and Tuesday to Friday during vacations. We can advise you about our hours when you contact us.
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Cardif University (Prifysgol Caerdydd)Royal College of Music LondonMuseums, Libraries and Archives Council