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Collection Description

Collection Title
McCann Collection: United Kingdom (1870-1879)
A collection of approximately 40 programmes from the McCann collection, from 1870 and 1879. The collection contains programmes from concerts given in the United Kingdom. The programmes were collected by the concert agent Norman McCann (1920-1999).

The contents of the collection are as follows:

St. James's Hall – 7 programmes
The collection includes two programmes from Saturday Popular Concerts, and one programme from a Monday Popular Concert.

Langham Hall – 4 programmes
The hall was situated at 43 Great Portland Street. The programmes are from concerts containing solo vocal numbers interspersed with solo instrumental items.

Other London venues:
Theatre Royal, Covent Garden (2); 15 Prince of Wales Terrace, Kensington Palace; 6 Lancaster Gate; Goldsmiths' Hall; 53 Portland Place (3 programmes – 2 are duplicates); Freemasons' Tavern, Great Queen Street; Cannon Street Hotel; Royal Academy of Music, Hanover Square; Crystal Palace; Steinway Hall; 6 Cambridge Gate, Regent's Park; 70 Portsdown Road, Maida Vale; Willis's Rooms (2); Dudley House, Park Lane; 51 Great Cumberland Place, Hyde Park; Ladbroke Hall [Notting Hill]; Arts Club, Hanover Square; St. George’s Hall; Exeter Hall; Cromwell House, South Kensington; City Terminus Hotel, Cannon Street.

Provincial venues:
St. Andrew's Hall [Norwich]; Town Hall, Stratford-upon-Avon; Town Hall, Holyhead; Scarborough Aquarium; Town Hall, Reading; Edinburgh Theatre; Shire Hall, Gloucester; Great Yarmouth Aquarium; Barnsley Mechanics' Institute and Literary Society.

There is also a programme from a concert given by C.U.M.S.: this is possibly a concert organised by the Cambridge University Music Society. There are also programmes from concerts given by the Bath Choral Union and the York Choral Union, where the venue has not been specified. There is a programme from an "Amateur invitation concert, given by Mr. Barnham". The venue is described as "Mr. Noverre's Rooms", but the geographic location of this venue is unknown. There is a programmes from "Mr Charles Kensington Salaman's Matinée Musicale" where the venue is not specified.
Date range of collection
1870 - 1879
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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020 7873 7443
020 7873 7374
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11.30am - 5.30pm Monday to Friday 12.00pm - 4.00pm Weekends
For details of other collections held at the same location: See the location record

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Associated Collection(s)
Cardif University (Prifysgol Caerdydd)Royal College of Music LondonMuseums, Libraries and Archives Council