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Collection Description

Collection Title
McCann Collection: United Kingdom (1932)
A collection of one box/two boxes of programmes from the McCann collection, from 1932. 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 prospectus covers the Henry Wood Promenade Concerts.

Other London venues:
Royal Albert Hall (4); Royal Institution of Great Britain, 21 Albemarle Street; Conway Hall, Red Lion Place (5); Palladium; 29 Lennox Gardens; Whitechapel Art Gallery; Westminster Cathedral; Lindsey Hall, The Mall, Notting Hill Gate; Guildhall School of Music Theatre; Victoria and Albert Museum; Royal Military School of Music; Concert Hall, College of Nursing [1a Henrietta Street]; Alexandra Palace; 11 Green Street ("a commentary on the exhibition of French pictures at Burlington House"); Grotrian Hall; Parliament Hill County School; St. Paul's Cathedral; Wigmore Hall (2); Migvie Lodge, 2 Porchester Gardens, W2; Northwick Park Hall; St. Aubyn’s Church Hall, Church Road, Upper Norwood (2).

Provincial venues:
Manor Barn, Chesham Bois; Kendrick School, Reading; Church Institute, Stroud; Town Hall, Cheltenham; Free Trade Hall; The Hydro, Swan Road, Harrogate; Pump Room, Tunbridge Wells; Playbox Theatre, Amersham; Haslemere Hall; County School for Boys, Woking; Usher Hall (4); Frensham Heights [Rowledge, Farnham].

In addition, there is a programme for events organised by the “Leeds Dramatic, Musical and Societies”: these took place at various venues in Leeds. There is also a programme from a concert which took place in a venue entitled “Concert Hall”, where the geographic location is unknown.
Date range of collection
1932 - 1932
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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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Cardif University (Prifysgol Caerdydd)Royal College of Music LondonMuseums, Libraries and Archives Council