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Collection Description

Collection Title
London: Houses: Non-Private: Burlington House (1855-1993)
Description
A collection of 22 programmes and prospectuses for Burlington House, Piccadilly, from 1855 to 1993. The majority of programmes in the collection are from concerts which took place in the Royal Academy of Arts, Burlington House.

The earliest programme in the collection is from a concert given on 9th June 1855. The concert was entitled "Promenade Musicale" and was given by the band of the "Royal Regiment of Hourse Guards (Blue)". There is a programme from 1924 given by the band of the Royal Regiment of Artillery. There is a programme from the London Music Festival, 1939, from a concert organised by the Royal Philharmonic Society.

The remainder of the collection consists of programmes from the 1960s onwards. The collection includes a number of programmes from the concert series "Youth and Music Cushion Concerts" in the 1980s. There are also a number of programmes from the series "Music for Summer Evenings", given by the Philomusica, in the 1970s.

Arrangement:
The programmes are arranged chronologically.
Format
Date range of collection
1855 - 1993
Accumulation Dates
-
Suggested Audience
Not Specific
This collection is about

Location Details

Royal College Of Music, Library
London SW7 2BS
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Telephone
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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Additional Collection Information

Accrual Status
Open
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Management Information (Type)
Collection Owner(s)
Collection Creator(s)
Collection Collector(s)
Collection Custodians(s)
Associated Collection(s)
Cardif University (Prifysgol Caerdydd)Royal College of Music LondonMuseums, Libraries and Archives Council