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Collection Description

Collection Title
McCann Collection: United Kingdom (1934)
A collection of one box of programmes from the McCann collection, from 1934. 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 – 5 programmes; 1 prospectus
The prospectus covers the Henry Wood Promenade Concerts.

Other London venues:
Dorchester Hotel; Central Hall, Westminster; Kingsway Hall (2); Maurice Hall, Working Men’s College, Camden Town; King’s Weigh House Church, Duke Street, W1; Town Hall, Chelsea; Conway Hall, Red Lion Square; Aeolian Hall; Y.W.C.A. Central Club, Great Russell Street; Wigmore Hall (3); Central Library Hall, Tottenham (2); Chesterfield Salon, 27B Charles Street, Mayfair; 9 Chesterfield Gardens, Curzon Street; Royal Albert Hall (4); Borough Polytechnic [Southwark].

Provincial venues:
Derby Cathedral; Happy Valley, Llandudno; Llandudno Pier; St. Peter’s Church Hall, Berkhamsted; Foresters’ Hall, Barnstaple; City Hall, Newcastle (2); Albert Hall, Nottingham (2); Eastbrook Hall, Bradford; Town Hall, Huddersfield; Leeds Institute of Science, Art and Literature; County School for Boys, Woking; Holywell Music Room; Victoria Rooms, Clifton; Sheldonian Theatre; Town Hall, Birmingham (2); Corn Exchange, Newbury.

There is a guide to concerts in Bradford; the majority of concerts were held in Eastbrook Hall, with one concert being held in Church House. In addition there are programmes from Hinderton Hall and Doughty House, where the geographic locations are not known. There is a programme from the University College Musical Society, where the venue is assumed to have been University College, Oxford. There is a programme from a concert given as part of the “Celebrity & Harmonic Society’s Series” in Nottingham. Though the venue is unspecified, this concert is likely to have taken place in Albert Hall, Nottingham. There are seven programmes from concerts with unspecified venues or concerts that formed part of a multi-venue tour.
Date range of collection
1934 - 1934
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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
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Associated Collection(s)
Cardif University (Prifysgol Caerdydd)Royal College of Music LondonMuseums, Libraries and Archives Council