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Collection Title
Léon Goossens: Provinces BO-BY (1933-1981)
Concert programmes for provincial programmes given in places beginning "BO" to "BY".

Bognor Regis: Esplanade theatre (22/4/67: The Kathleen Merritt Orchestra). Boston: Congregational hall (18/12/43: Boston arts and crafts society); Girl’s high school (1 overall 1960-1961 programme; 1 programme for 16/2/61) (Boston concert club).
Bournemouth: Pavilion (1 programme for 1935-1936 season; 1 programme for week commencing 27/10/35: Goossens concert on 30/10/35; Bournemouth municipal orchestra) (1 programme for week commencing 17/1/37: Goossens concert on 21/1/37; The municipal orchestra) (17/2/38: Municipal orchestra); St. Peter’s Hall (4/1/47: Bournemouth chamber music society); St. Peter’s School, Southbourne (11/4/81); Winter Gardens (11/11/48; 21/12/50; 6/12/51; 11/3/53: Bournemouth municipal orchestra; 23/9/54: Bournemouth symphony orchestra).
Bracknell: South-east Berkshire college of further education (22/2/74); South hill park (Friday 17/3, year unknown).
Bradfield: Bradfield college (Sunday 29/9, year unknown).
Bradford: The Prince’s ball room, the Midland Hotel (8/1/35; Bradford music club); St. George’s Hall (1/4/55; 21/3/58 (2 copies): Bradford festival choral society; 16/1/59: BBC symphony orchestra; Bradford subscription concerts); Theatre Royal (25/1/31: The west riding chamber orchestra; Bradford philharmonic (Sunday) concerts); Unknown venue, Bradford music club (21/2/36; 25/11/44; 24/2/45; 18/1/55 (1 printed copy; 1 typed copy of music list, with different pianist listed)); Unknown venue, Bradford subscription concerts (21/2/36: Hallé orchestra (2 copies); 6/2/59: Hallé orchestra).
Brentwood: Brentwood school (19/1/48; 23/2/51; 25/10/54 (1 copy of printed programme; 1 copy of typed music list): Brentwood musical society).
Bridgenorth: St. Mary’s church (28/5/77 (2 copies of programme; 1 flyer): gala recital for Goossens’ 80th birthday); Unknown location (1/10/71).
Bridgwater: Arts centre (21/10/49 (originally on 28/1/49, postponed due to the illness of Goossens): Bridgwater music club).
Bridlington: High school for girls (9/2/46: Bridlington music circle).
Bridport: Church house (19/1/50: Bridport and district music club).
Brighouse: Unknown location, Brighouse music club (31/1/50; 3/10/56).
Brighton: The college (Sunday 4/12, year unknown); The dome (6/3/40: Brighton symphonic players; 28/10/44: London philharmonic orchestra; Brighton philharmonic society; 16/11/47: BBC symphony orchestra; 28/1/51: Southern philharmonic orchestra; 25/2/61: BBC concert orchestra); Rodean school (16/10/55); Royal pavilion (13/5/33; 10/4/43: Sussex women musician’s club; 9/3/55; 9/11/55: Sussex rural music school concert orchestra; Sussex opera club; Friday 26/5, unknown year (2 copies); Multiple venues, Brighton competitive musical festival (27/4/56-5/5/56; 10/5/57-25/5/57).
Bristol: Cathedral (1/2/51: Bristol philharmonic society); Clifton college (2/1/41; 2/3/52; 27/2/55: Clifton college music club; 19/1/74: Clifton college concert club); Colston hall (30/4/68: Bristol Sinfonia; Bristol Proms; Friday 6/12, year unknown: BBC symphony orchestra); Theatre royal (5/12/43 (1 programme; 1 flyer; 1 season leaflet); University of Bristol (23/2/56: Great hall of the university; 14/12/34: Museum lecture theatre; 20/10/49; 30/11/50; 20/11/52: Victoria Rooms).
Broadstairs: Charles Dickens school (11/11/55: Thanet subscriptions concerts society); Venue unknown, Broadstairs festival (7/7/70).
Broadway: Lifford hall (29/4/42 (2 copies)).
Brockenhurst: Brockenhurst grammar school (6/12/65: Brockenhurst music society).
Bromsgrove: Bromsgrove college of further education (1/11/60); Bromsgrove school (5/7/46).
Bruton: King’s school memorial hall (22/11/58; 26/10/63: Bruton subscription concerts).
Bryanston: venue unknown, Bryanston musical association (31/1/48).
Buckley: Tabernacle school room (18/7/51).
Burford: New grammar school hall (12/9/59: Burford chamber orchestra).
Burnley: Barden secondary school (9/3/75: Blackburn sinfonia orchestra); Empire theatre (3/10/54: Municipal symphony orchestra); Mechanics’ institute (14/5/47); Mecca ballroom (19/11/61: Municipal symphony orchestra); Palace theatre (26/3/33; 2/10/38: Municipal symphony orchestra).
Bury St. Edmunds: Athenaeum hall (4/11/48: Music lovers’ concert club).
Buxton: Buxton college (4/11/35); Pavilion gardens (1945 season; 1946 season; 1947 season; 13/8/48: The spa orchestra).

Organised alphabetically by place name, then alphabetically by venue name, then chronologically.
Date range of collection
1933 - 1981
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Royal College Of Music, Library
London SW7 2BS
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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