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Collection Description

Collection Title
English Provinces: Durham (1883-2003)
A collection of 17 programmes and prospectuses from Durham, from 1883 to 2003.

The collection contains programmes from the following venues: Durham Cathedral; Town Hall; Drill Hall. The collection contains prospectuses from the "Durham Twentieth Century Festival and Summer School" and the concert series "Music of Sir Peter Maxwell Davies".

The collection contains three nineteenth-century programmes from concerts given in the Town Hall, described as follows:

08/03/1888 - "Lecture-Evening Concert", on the subject of Tennyson, including spoken items and sung items.
06/02/1891 - "Evening Concert", a mixed concert but laregly featuring vocal items.
20/04/1894 - "Grand Evening Concert", a mixed concert but laregly featuring vocal items.

A number of programmes from the Drill Hall are from concerts organised by the Durham Musical Society. These programmes are from the 1905-1906, 1906-1907 and 1908-1909 seasons.

The programmes are arranged by venue, then chronologically. The prospectuses are at the end of the collection.
Date range of collection
1883 - 2003
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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