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Collection Description

Collection Title
English Provinces: Royal Leamington Spa (1840-1983)
A collection of 11 programmes from Royal Leamington Spa, from 1840 to 1983.

The earliest programme in the collection is from a concert given on 12 September 1840, at the Royal Music Hall. The concert was entitled "Grand Morning Concert" and included solo vocal items, vocal duets and solo items for the horn. The soloists were as follows: Madame Persiani (vocalist); Signor Nigri (vocalist); Signor Rubini (vocalist); Signor Puzzi (horn). In addition, Signor Nigri is also listed as the conductor and the piano-forte player.

The rest of the collection dates from 1932 onwards. The following venues are represented in the collection: All Saints Church; Pavilion, Jephson Gardens; Regal; Royal Leamington Spa Centre (including the Newbold Hall); Town Hall.

The programmes are arranged by venue, then arranged chronologically.
Date range of collection
1840 - 1983
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Location Details

Royal College Of Music, Library
London SW7 2BS
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020 7591 4723
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Mon-Fri by appointment
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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