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Collection Description

Collection Title
McCann Collection: Miscellaneous (1945-1953)
One scrapbook of concert and theatre programmes. The volume is inscribed “Theatre & Concert Programmes, Vol VIII, Jan. 1945 – Dec. 1953”. There is also details of a name and address, presumably of the programmes collector.

The volume chiefly contains programmes from plays, musical comedies and opera. However there is a small amount of programmes from concerts. These are largely from orchestral concerts, and include the following:
Pavilion, Bournemouth – Hallé Orchestra (1947)
“Popular concert”, no venue (1947)
Palace Court Theatre, “Bournemouth Amateur Concert” (1948)
“Orchestral Concert”, no orchestra name/venue (1948 - 2 programmes)
“Orchestral Concert” - no orchestra name/venue (1949)
Bournemouth Municipal Orchestra, no venue (1949)
Winter Gardens, Bournemouth, “An evening of song” (1949)

The collection also contains a small amount of press cuttings, as well as portraits of performers – largely theatrical.

The programmes are in chronological order.
Date range of collection
1945 - 1953
Accumulation Dates
Suggested Audience
Not Specific
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Location Details

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