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Collection Description

Collection Title
London: Festivals: London Music Festival (1935-1948)
A collection of 42 brochures, leaflets and programmes from the London Music Festival, from 1935 to 1948. The items from 1935 and 1937 relate to concerts held at Queen's Hall; the items from 1947 and 1948 relate to concerts held at Harringay Arena. The festival in 1939 consisted of events at a number of London venues, including the Queen's Hall, as well as a few events outside of London. The programmes from 1935 and 1937 feature the BBC Symphony Orchestra, and the 1935 festival was organised by the BBC.

The collection contains the following items:
1935 – 3 programmes
1937 – 1 programme
1939 – 2 festival programmes; 1 leaflet (4 copies); 1 concert programme (2 copies - concert entitled "Robert Mayer Concerts for Children")
1947 – 18 programmes
1948 – 2 brochures; 10 programmes
Date range of collection
1935 - 1948
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Not Specific
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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
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