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Collection Description

Collection Title
McCann Collection: France and Monaco (1921-1995)
A collection of one folder of programmes from the McCann Collection. The collection contains programmes from concerts given outside the United Kingdom and were collected by the concert agent Norman McCann (1920-1999).

France (1921-1995)

Theatre des Champs-Elyees (5); Salle Erard; Chapelle du Nord (Rue des Petis-Hotels); Salle Cortot (2); Salle de L'Ecole Normale [78 Rue Cardinet] (2); Theatre du Chatelet (4); L'Oratoire du Louvre (2); Palais de Chaillot (3 - also listed as 'Theatre National du ...'); Eglise Saint-Julien le Pauvre; Jardin du Luxembourg; Eglise de l'Etoile (3); Salle des Concerts, Rue du Conservatoire [Conservatoire National de Musique] (4); Notre-Dame de Paris; Hall 1 siege de L'UNESCO; American Church of the Holy Trinity, Paris; Salle Chopin (2); Salle Gaveau (6); Salle Pleyel (6); Eglise de la Madeleine; Salle des Agricultures [Rue d'Athenes]; Eglise N.-D. des Blancs Manteaux [53, Rue des Francs Bourgeois].

There is a programme from the 'Exposition des Arts Decoratifs'. There is a prospectus of concerts organised by the Universite de Paris: these took place at the 'Grand Amphitheatre de la Sorbonne' and the 'Theatre de la Cite Universitaire'. There is a leaflet which gives details of concerts in various outdoor public spaces in Paris. These include the Place de l'Etoile, Jardins du Palais-Royal, Parc du Chateau de Bagatelle and the Parvis Notre-Dame. There is a prospectus for various concerts jointly organised by the Centre Georges Pompidou (IRCAM) and Ensemble InterComtemporain. These took place in various venues in Paris. There is a prospectus for four concerts, held in the Salle Gaveau and an unspecified venue. There is a prospectus for the third 'Festival de Paris', which was held in 1956. There is one programme from an unspecified venue in Paris.

There are four programmes from concerts organised by the 'Association des Concerts Pasdeloup', a Paris-based concert society. The venues are not specified, but it is highly probable that the concerts took place in Paris.


Orchestre Philharmonique de Strasbourg - 5 brochures

Festival de Strasbourg - 1 festival programme; 1 festival leaflet

Other venues in France:
Auditorium Debussy-Ravel de la Sacrem, Neuilly-sur-Seine; L'Eglise Saint-Pierre, Prades; Conservatoire National de Musique, Tourcoing; Theatre Municipal, Tourcoing; Theatre Antique, Orange; Salle Richelieu, Tours; Theatre Municipal, Le Mans (3); Salle des Concerts, Le Mans; Palais des Congres, La Grande Motte; Casino du Palais de la Jetee-Promenade [Nice]; Salle Berlioz, Vienne.

Other French Festivals:
Festival de Prades; Festival de Lyon-Charbonnieres; Festival de Lyon; Festival International d'Art Lyrique et de Musique, Aix-en-Provence (4); Festival de Toulon; Festival des Nuits de Bourgogne (4 - the festival took place in various towns including Dijon); Festival, Bordeaux; Main Musical, Bordeaux; Festival de Musique, Menton [the festival took place in 'Parvis Saint-Michael']; Festival International de Musique de Chambre, Divonne [Divonne-les-Bains].

There are three programmes where the venue is specified, but the geographic location of the venue is unknown.

There are a significant amount of programmes from the 1920s in the collection, particularly from Paris.

Monaco (1921-1927)

Monte-Carlo (1921-1927)

Theatre de Monte-Carlo (2); Casino de Monte-Carlo (16); Cercle des Etrangers de Monte-Carlo (3).
Date range of collection
1921 - 1995
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Suggested Audience
Not Specific
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Location Details

Royal Academy of Music Museum
Marylebone Road, London NW1 5HT
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Cardif University (Prifysgol Caerdydd)Royal College of Music LondonMuseums, Libraries and Archives Council