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Collection Description

Collection Title
McCann Collection: United Kingdom (1933)
A collection of one box/two boxes of programmes from the McCann collection, from 1933. 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 – 9 programmes; 1 prospectus
The prospectus covers the Henry Wood Promenade Concerts.

Other London venues:
St. Andrew’s Church, Willesden Green; St. John’s Institute, Westminster; Caxton Hall, Westminster; Working Men’s College, Camden Town (2); Kingsway Hall; Central Hall, Westminster; Concert Hall, Broadcasting House; Ibis Musical Society, Hall; Palladium (3); Ballet Club; St. Alban the Martyr, Brooke Street, Holborn; Park Lane Hotel; Bromley High School; Borough Polytechnic [Southwark]; Dorland Hall, Lower Regent Street; Wigmore Hall; Crystal Palace; Central Library Hall, Tottenham; Aeolian Hall; Jewish Institute, Mulberry Street [Tower Hamlets] (2); Royal Albert Hall (2).

Provincial venues:
County School of Music, Guildford, St. Nicolas Hall; Lecture Hall, Newbury; Spa, Scarborough; Winter Gardens, Margate; De Montford Hall, Leicester; City Hall, Sheffield; Pier Pavilion, Worthing; Eastbrook Hall, Bradford (2); Methodist Central Mission, Luton; Houldsworth Hall, Deansgate; Guildhall, Winchster; Pier Pavilion, Llandudno; Regal Cinema, Cambridge; Town Hall, Birmingham (2); County and Borough Hall, Guildford; Church Institute, Stroud; Albert Hall, Nottingham; Pump Room, Tunbridge Wells.

There is a programme from a concert organised by Somerville College Musical Society, where the venue is likely to have been Somerville College, Oxford. In addition, there are two programmes which are signed “Dolobran”, where it is unknown whether this relates to a venue, geographic place or person. There is also a programme from “1 Wellesley House” and “Prior’s Hatch”, where the location of these venues is not known. There is a leaflet from a series of events organised by “Rubicon”, which include concerts. The location of the event is not specified.
There are three programmes from concerts with unspecified venues or concerts that formed part of a multi-venue tour.
Date range of collection
1933 - 1933
Accumulation Dates
Suggested Audience
Not Specific
Associated Times
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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