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Collection Description

Collection Title
McCann Collection: United Kingdom (1935)
A collection of one box of programmes from the McCann collection, from 1935. 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 – 16 programmes; 1 prospectus
The prospectus covers the Henry Wood Promenade Concerts.

Other London venues:

Victoria and Albert Museum; Woodford Green Union Church; 9 St. Mary Abbots Place, Kensington; Caxton Hall; Central Hall, Westminster; Merchant Taylors’ Hall; Palladium (3); Guildhall School of Music; London Musical Club; Cowdray Hall, Cavendish Square (2); Royal Albert Hall (3); Grotrian Hall (2); Oxford and Cambridge Musical Club [6 Bedford Square, Camden]; Wigmore Hall.

In addition, there are two London Orchestra Guides – monthly concert listings covering various venues in London. There are also two guides entitled “Music in London”. These weekly publications list all types of classical concerts.

Provincial venues:
Amersham Grammar School; Town Hall, Oxford; Central Hall, Derby; Frensham Heights [Rowledge, Farnham]; Holywell Music Room (3 programmes, as well as a telegram); Albert Hall, Nottingham; Colston Hall, Bristol; Concert Hall, Bluecoat Chamber, Liverpool; Eastbrook Hall, Bradford; Walker Art Gallery [Liverpool]; Redoubt Bandstand, Eastbourne; Bournemouth Pavilion; Winter Garden, Eatsbourne.

There is also a programme from a Balliol College Music Society programme, which probably took place in the Hall in Balliol College, Oxford. There is also a programme from the series “Derby Municipal and County Chamber Concerts”, where the concert venue is not specified.

There are three programmes from venues with generic names, where the geographic location cannot be ascertained. There is also a works list from BBC Symphony Concerts, 1936 to 1936. There are five programmes from concerts with unspecified venues or concerts that formed part of a multi-venue tour.
Date range of collection
1935 - 1935
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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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