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Collection Description

Collection Title
McCann Collection: United Kingdom (1910-1913)
A collection of one box of programmes from the McCann collection, from 1910 to 1913. 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:

Queen's Hall – 11 programmes
The collection includes one programme from "Promenade Concerts".

Royal Albert Hall – 3 programmes

Other London venues:
Steinway Hall (4); Bechstein Hall (2); Streatham Hall; Battersea Rise; St. Margaret's, Westminster; Swedish Hall, Harcourt Street, Marylebone Road; London Coliseum; Little Theatre, John Street, Adelphi, WC (2); Palladium (3); Alhambra; Holborn Restaurant; Maurice Hall, Working Men's College, Crowndale Road, NW; Public Hall, Croydon; Savoy Hotel; Haverstock Church School Room, Maitland Park, NW; Empress Theatre, Brixton; Peckam Wesleyan Sunday School, Queen's Road; Hyde Park Hotel; Hall, Worshipful Company of Painters; Bishopsgate Institute; Castle Assembly Rooms [Richmond]; Technical Institute, Kew Road.


Royal Princes Parade and Grand Pavilion - 7 programmes
There are seven programmes from concerts given by the Municipal orchestra.


Pier pavilion – 9 programmes; 1 prospectus
The programmes and prospectus are from concerts given by the "Pier Company’s Orchestra".

Other provincial venues:
Brighton Grand Hotel (2); Town Hall, Leeds; Mechanics' Hall, Nottingham; Royal Albert Institute, Windsor; Albert Hall, Nottingham; Town Hall, Newark; South Parade Hotel, Southsea; Philharmonic Hall, Liverpool; Albany Hotel, Hastings; Constitutional Club, Torquay; Pavilion, Torquay; Steyne Gardens, Worthing; Eversfield Hotel, St. Leonards-on-Sea; Drill Hall, Camberley; Victoria Room, Town Hall, Loughborough; Boat Club Grounds, Warwick; Dome, Brighton (2); Central Hall, High Street, Tonbridge; Victoria Rooms, Clifton [Bristol]; Winter Gardens, Bournemouth.

There are two programmes from concerts given by the Moseley Musical Club; the venue has not been specified. There is one programme from an unspecified venue, which formed part of a "Royal progress". There is also a programme from a concert given at an unspecified venue in Dowlais on the occasion of a visit by the King and Queen. There are three programmes from "After Dinner Concerts", given at unspecified venues. There is a programme entitled "Joshua Dyson's Dioramas and Gipsy Choir" where the venue is not specified. It is likely that the concert took place on the Isle of Man.
Date range of collection
1910 - 1913
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