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Collection Description

Collection Title
McCann Collection: United Kingdom (1924)
A collection of one box from the McCann collection, from 1924. 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 – 8 programmes; 1 prospectus
The collection includes two programmes and one prospectus from Henry Wood Promenade Concerts.

Royal Albert Hall – 12 programmes
The collection includes four programmes from the series entitled "Special Sunday Concerts".

Other London venues:
St. Mary's Hall, Putney; Wesleyan Central Hall, Westminster; Kingsway Hall; Morely College (2); Aeolian Hall (7); 24 Upper Brook Street, W; 14 Hyde Park Gardens; Church House, Westminster; Wigmore Hall (7); Steinway Hall; St. John's Institute, Tufton Street, Westminster; Town Hall, Twickenham (3); Christ Church, Victoria Street, Westminster; Veterans' Club, Hand Court, High Holborn; Kensington Town Hall.

Usher Hall – 14 programmes
The programmes are from concerts given as part of the concert series "Paterson's Concerts". These were orchestral concerts given by the Scottish Orchestra.

Other Edinburgh venues:
Music Hall, George Street.

Pier Pavilion – 22 programmes
The programmes are from orchestral concerts, given by an orchestra entitled "Pier's Company Orchestra". A number of the programmes are annotated.

Other provincial venues:
Corporation Theatre, Chesterfield; Colston Hall, Bristol (6); Midland Institute, Birmingham; Winter Gardens, Bournemouth; Winter Gardens, Devonshire park, Eastbourne (2); St. Andrew's Hall, Glasgow; Palace Pier, St. Leonards; Dome, Brighton; Futurist Theatre, Birmingham; Free Trade Hall (2).

In addition, there is a leaflet about the Glastonbury Festival. There is also a programme from a military band concert held in Great Yarmouth. The programme describes three venues - namely the Wellington Pier Gardens, Pavilion and Winter Gardens – but does not specify at venue the concert took place.

There is a programme from a concert given by the Cambridge University Musical Society, where the venue is not specified. There are seven other programmes where either the concert venue is not specified, the geographic location of the venue is not known, or the programme is spans a multi-venue tour.
Date range of collection
1924 - 1924
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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Cardif University (Prifysgol Caerdydd)Royal College of Music LondonMuseums, Libraries and Archives Council