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Birmingham Concert Programmes (1914-18)
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A scrapbook containing cuttings, photos and programmes for a variety of concerts in Birmingham 1914-1918.

Performed at Birmingham Town Hall unless otherwise stated.
14/02/1914. Mendelssohn’s Elijah..
28/03/1914. Benedict. The Lily of Killarney.
14/11/1914. Julius Harrison: The Bard of Avon
30/10/1915. German: Tom Jones

11/12/1915. An All British Night, including Bantock: On Himalay, Coleridge-Taylor: Kubla Khan, Elgar: The Pipes of Pan, Frank Bridge: Easter Hymn, Stanford: The Revenge, a selection from Sullivan: The Mikado, Percy Fletcher: Choral Rhapsody on Welsh Airs.

26/02/1916. Wallace: Maritana
08/04/1916. A selection from Handel: Judas Maccabeus and a miscellaneous selection including Bantock: On Himalay, Sibelius: Finlandia, Massenet Ballet Music from Le Cid, Tchaikovsky: 1812 Overture, Coningsby Clarke: The Blind Ploughman, Arnold Beresford: Britain.

18/11/1916. German: Three Dances from ‘Henry VIII’, Tom Jones.
09/12/1916. A Concert by the Colmore Orchestra at the 1st Southern General Hospital, Kings Heath, Birmingham, with May Eaves, conducted by Frederic O. Hayward.

10/02/1917. Benedict: The Lily of Killarney.
24/03/1917. Grand Miscellaneous Concert, including: Rossini: William Tell Overture, Wagner: Prelude to ‘Tristan and Isolde’, Mendelssohn: Piano concerto no. 1, Joseph H Adams, Miniature Suite for orchestra.etc.

06/02/1918: A Concert by the Inns of Court O.T.C. Orchestra at the Temple Theatre. [Location uncertain] Including Reissiger: Yelva overture, Percy Fletcher: Three Light Pieces, Foulds, John: Keltic Suite, Liszt: Mazeppa, Conductor, Sergt. W. Wood
23/10/1918. A Concert by the Inns of Court O.T.C. Orchestra at Kitbury Hut.[Location uncertain] Including Coleridge-Taylor: March from the ‘Othello’ Suite, Wallace: Overture to Maritana, Graham Peel ‘The Bad child’s songs about beasts’, Mendelssohn: Fingal’s Cave, Rosse: Petite Suite Moderne, Finck:Potpourrie ‘Melodious memories’. Bandmaster Wm Avery.
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