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Collection Description

Collection Title
Isolde Menges Collection (1908-1957): Box 2
Programmes of concerts given in British Isles, but not including London, by the violinist Isolde Menges.

Ayr: Town Hall (1 programme)
Bath: Pump Room (1 programme)
Birmingham: Town Hall (4 programmes)
Blundell School: (1 programme)
Bognor: Pavilion Gardens (1 programme)
Bournemouth: Winter Gardens (9 programmes); Bournemouth pier and Winter Gardens (3 programmes; Menges played at the Winter Gardens only); unknown venue (1 programme) (conductors include Gustav Holst and Alexander Mackenzie)
Bradford: Morley Street Picture House (1 programme); Theatre Royal (2 programmes)
Brighton: The Dome (6 programmes); Royal Pavilion (3 programmes); Prince’s Hall & Sun Terraces (1 programme)
Bristol: Colston Hall (2 programmes)
Bryanston: Byanstan School (1 programme)
Cambourne and Truro: St. George’s Hall, Cambourne and City Hall Truro (1 programme); unlisted concert venues in Cambourne and Truro (1 programme)
Cambridge: Cambridge Guildhall (1 programme); Informal Music Club (1 programme); Music School (1 programme)
Croydon: North End Hall (1 programme); Baths Hall (1 programme)
Derby: Central Hall (1 programme)
Dover: Town Hall (2 programmes)
Dublin: Royal Dublin Society (1 programme)
Fletching: The Schools, Fletching (1 programme)
Folkestone: The Sixteenth British Music Industries Convention (1 programme) (other artists include Chaliapine (bass)
Glasgow: Saint Andrew’s Hall (4 programmes) (accompanists include Tod Boyd; Isolde Menges plays music by including Tod Boyd and Herbert Menges)
Harrogate: Royal Hall (1 programme)
Hastings: White Rock Pavilion (1 programme)
Helensburgh: (1 programme)
Hove: Town Hall (2 programmes) (1 programme with Symphonic String Players, conducted by Herbert Menges; 1 programme with Symphonic Players, conducted by Herbert Menges); Music Room “Wahnfried”, 27 Clarendon Villas (1 programme)
Leeds: Town Hall (4 programmes) (including 1 programme for Leeds Musical Festival 1931, conducted by Malcolm Sargent with Menges and Albert Sammons playing solo violin)
Liverpool: Liverpool Philharmonic Society Hall? (5 programmes; 3 programmes from concert 13/2/23 are conducted by Koussevitzky)
Llandudno: Pier Pavilion (1 programme)
Londonderry House: (1 programme)
Manchester: Bowdon Assembly Rooms (1 programme); Brand Lane’s (1 programme); Free Trade Hall (4 programmes); Lesser Free Trade Hall (2 programmes); Odeon Theatre (1 programme);
Newcastle: Old Assembly Rooms (2 programmes); Town Hall (2 programmes)
Northampton: New Theatre (1 programme)
Norwich: St. Andrew’s Hall (2 programmes)
Oundle: The Great Hall, The School, Oundle (1 programme)
Oxford: Town Hall (1 programme)
Redhill: Market Hall (1 programme) (with Solomon, piano)
St. Helens: Town Hall (1 programme) (promoted by St. Helens Glee Club)
Sheffield: Victoria Hall (1 programme)
Tunbridge Wells: The Opera House (1 programme)
Winchester: The Guildhall (1 programme)

By alphabetical order of place name, then by alphabetical order of venue, then by date. Undated items appear at the end of the sequence for each venue.
Date range of collection
1920 - 1941
Accumulation Dates
Suggested Audience
Not Specific
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Location Details

Royal College Of Music, Library
London SW7 2BS
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Mon-Fri by appointment
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The CPH collections now form part of the RCM Library. The majority of the concert programme collections are stored off-site so you need to request items before arriving. Requests for programmes are processed on Thursday for delivery to the library the following week. The Library itself is open Monday to Friday during term times and Tuesday to Friday during vacations. We can advise you about our hours when you contact us.
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Cardif University (Prifysgol Caerdydd)Royal College of Music LondonMuseums, Libraries and Archives Council