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Collection Title
Harold Darke Collection, 1925-1933
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1925
8 January 1925, Westminster Cathedral, Harold E. Darke
28 January 1925, Municipal Concerts, Ipswich, Dr. Harold Darke, Conservatoire Trio, Arthur Bayley, Doris Mortimer, Jane Tipple
6 March 1925, St. Mark's Portsmouth, Margaret Champneys, Dr. Harold Darke, Choir of St. Mark's Portsmouth
7 March 1925, Park Chapel Crouch End, Harold E. Darke
1 April 1925, Bishopsgate Institute, City of London Choral Union, Harold E. Darke, Bertha Steventon, Keith Falkner, Marie Wilson, Norman Greenwood
13 April 1925, Lincoln Cathedral, Dr. Harold E. Darke, L. W. Endersby
29 April 1925, St. Alban's Macclesfield, Dr. Harold E. Darke
25 June 1925, Royal College of Music Union "At Home" concerts, Royal College of Music Ballad Concerts, Royal College of Music Concert Hall, Herbert Fryer, Steuart Wilson, C. Thornton Lofthouse, T. C. Sterndale Bennett, Bertha Steventon, Janet Powell, Trefor Jones, John Andrews, Winifred Burton, Helen Just, Herbert Howells, Marie Wilson, Claude Smith-Dodsworth, Ralph Downes, Dr. Harold Darke, Arthur Benjamin
Prospectus of Promenade Concerts 1925
5 September 1925, Promenade Concerts, Queen's Hall, Dora Labbette, Hubert Eisdell, Jelly d'Aranyi, Dr. Harold E. Darke, New Queen's Hall Orchestra, Sir Henry J. Wood, Fredk. B. Kiddle
Prospectus of Harold Darke's organ recitals at St. Michael's Church, Cornhill, September-December 1925
Prospectus of Harold Darke's Bach recitals at St. Michael's Church, Cornhill, October 1925
11 November 1925, Battersea Polytechnic, Harold Darke

The programmes of the following three concerts all appear in one brochure :
5 December 1925, Bristol Philharmonic Society, Colston Hall, Flora Mann, Myra Hess, Arnold Barter
23 January 1926, Bristol Philharmonic Society, Colston Hall, Dorothy Silk, Lionel Tertis
27 March 1926, Bristol Philharmonic Society, Colston Hall, Maryan Elmar, Ivy Philips, Steuart Wilson, Herbert Heyner

5 December 1925, Bristol Philharmonic Society, Colston Hall, Flora Mann, Myra Hess, Arnold Barter

1926
9 January 1926, Toller Monthly Series, Dr. Harold E. Darke, H. Muddiman, Mrs. E. W. Bell, Horace Lansberry, S. Roughton
14 January 1926, Wigmore Hall, Dorothy Silk, Harold Samuel, Frederick Ranalow, Hermitage Quartet, Albert Fransella, Claude Hobday, Richard Newton, Dr. Harold Darke
1 March 1926, Northern Polytechnic Large Hall, Harold E. Darke, Lucy France, Ben Morgan, Edward Dykes, Owen's School Choir, J. Evan Smith, G. H. Armitage, R. F. J. Batty
8 April 1926, Norwich Philharmonic Society, Norwich Cathedral, Dr. Harold E. Darke, Norwich Cathedral Choir
16 April 1926, Harpenden Congregational Church, Harold E. Darke
16 April 1926, Leith Hill Musical Festival, Leith Hill Musical Competitions, Drill Hall Dorking (Harold Darke adjudicating)
22 June 1926, Bach Cantata Club, St. Margaret's Church Westminster, Harold E. Darke, Bach Cantata Choir, Charles Kennedy Scott
13 July 1926, St. Lawrence Jewry, Dr. Harold Darke

The programmes of the following five concerts all appear in one brochure :
27 September, Wesleyan Central Hall, Harold Darke
28 September, Wesleyan Central Hall, E. Stanley Roper
29 September, Wesleyan Central Hall, Arthur Meale
30 September, Wesleyan Central Hall, Reginald Goss-Custard
1 October, Wesleyan Central Hall, Quentin Maclean

19 October 1926, Clapton Park Literary Society, Clapton Park Congregational Church, Harold E. Darke, Ida Ittner, Frederick J. P. Ingham
20 November 1926, Ardingly College, Dr. Harold Darke
8 December 1926, St. Mary's Parish Church Wimbledon, Dr. Harold E. Darke, George Shrive

1927
5 February 1927, Saint Cecilia Festival, Queen's Hall, Harvey Grace, Isolde Menges, John Coates, Dr. Harold Darke, Norman Greenwood, Eileen Beattie, Mrs. Harvey Grace, Gerald Moore, Purcell Opera Society Orchestra, A. Humphrey M. Kempe
17 February 1927, St. Theodore's Church Port Talbot, Harold E. Darke, George Llewellyn
23 February 1927, Royal College of Music Parry Opera Theatre, Dr. Malcolm Sargent, Gladys Schmid, Edith Roper, Katherine Craster, Elisabeth Aveling, Joyce Mansell, Richard Austin, Penelope Spencer, Ursula Macdonald, Thora Byrne, Florence Pawsey, Ruth Vincent, Phyllis Halpin, Marjorie Smith, Thora Wells, Loïs Meads, Ruby McGilchrist, Lucy Phillips, Imogen Holst, Rachael Guinness, Nelly Meyrat, Eileen White, Mona Benson, Ursula Boase, Agnes Forbes, Olwen Phillips, Rosalind Rowsell, Emlyn Bebb, Harold S. Denton, Trefor Jones, Crawford McNail, Leyland White, Rosalind Barwick, Dorothy Carruthers, Barbara Cass, Elizabeth Douglas, Marjorie Eva, Katherine Gates, Ursula Jones, Iris Le Mare, Phyllis Powell, Victoria Reid, Annie Tetley, Priscilla Worthington, Elsie Avril, Mark Pasteur, Gladys Gosling, John Mottershead, Helen Just, Arthur Benjamin, Rex Burry, Helen Chambers, Doreen Jenkins, Gwendo Paul, Ruth McKechney, Monica Sweeney, Blanche Ostrehan, Betsy de la Porte, Philip Warde, Robert Gwynne
25 February 1927, Royal College of Music, St. Michael's Singers, Elsie Suddaby, George Parker, G. Thalben-Ball, A. J. Blake, Dr. Harold E. Darke
10 March 1927, St. John's College Chapel Cambridge, Dr. Harold E. Darke
22 March 1927, Central Hall Westminster, City of London Choral Union, Trefor Jones, Keith Falkner, Margaret Balfour, Margaret Rees, Dr. Harold E. Darke
29 March 1927, Bach Cantata Club, Oriana Madrigal Society, Queen's Hall, Dorothy Silk, Dorothy Helmrich, Steuart Wilson, Arthur Cranmer, Oriana Madrigal Society, Bach Cantata Choir, Bach Chamber Orchestra, Charles Kennedy Scott
9 June 1927, St. Michael and All Angels Maidstone, Dr. Harold Darke
Prospectus of Harold Darke's organ recitals at St. Michael's Church, Cornhill, September-October 1927
26 October 1927, Sherborne School Chapel, Harold E. Darke (afternoon concert)
26 October 1927, Sherborne School Chapel, Harold E. Darke (evening concert)
3 December 1927, St. Matthew's Church Ealing Common, Dr. Harold Darke

1928
26 January 1928, Liverpool Cathedral, Dr. Harold E. Darke
20 March 1928, Central Hall Westminster, City of London Choral Union, Harold E. Darke, Dorothy Silk, Margaret Balfour, Percy Manchester, Keith Falkner, W. J. Tubbs
28 March 1928, Town Hall Cheltenham, Dr. Harold Darke
28 May 1928, Brighton Parish Church, Dr. Harold Darke
30 May 1928, Gainsborough Bridge Church Leytonstone, Dr. Harold E. Darke, Millie Thompson
10 June 1928, New College Chapel, Dr. Harold Darke

The programmes of the following two concerts both appear in one brochure :
29 September 1928, Brownhill Road Baptist Church Hither Green, Dr. Harold E. Darke, Rev. A. C. Lockett
30 September 1928, Brownhill Road Baptist Church Hither Green, Dr. Harold E. Darke, Esther Telling, E. Boughton, K. Allsop, Herbert Wild, Arthur W. Patrick, E. M. Ballard, Benj. Martin

17 October 1928, Royal College of Music, Harold E. Darke
18 October 1928, Holy Trinity Weymouth, Dr. Harold Darke

The programmes of the following two concerts both appear on one leaflet :
23 October 1928, St. Martin-in-the-Fields, Dr. Harold Darke
30 October 1928, St. Martin-in-the-Fields, Dr. Ernest Bullock

1 December 1928, St. Luke's Church Redcliffe Square, Dr. Harold Darke

1929
26 February 1929, Central Hall Westminster, City of London Choral Union, Harold E. Darke, Mabel Ritchie, Steuart Wilson, George Parker, Gladys Palmer
14 March 1929, Barking Parish Church, Dr. Harold Darke
2 April 1929, Malvern Priory Church, Dr. Harold Darke
19 July 1929, County Hall, Royal College of Music Students, Dr. Harold Darke, Morgan Jones, Miss Seymour Whinyates, Margaret Rees, Hilda Rickard, Roderick Lloyd
Prospectus of Promenade Concerts 1929
12 September 1929, Bowes Park Wesleyan Church, Dr. Harold E. Darke, Margaret Balfour
2 October 1929, Whetstone Congregational Church, Dr. Harold E. Darke, Thelma Bowles

1930
10 January 1930, Hamilton Harty Symphony Concerts, Queen's Hall, Hallé Orchestra, Sir Hamilton Harty, Benno Moiseiwitsch
10 March 1930, St. Mary Redcliffe, Dr. Harold E. Darke
26 March 1930, Church of St. Barnabas Linslade, Dr. Harold E. Darke, Josephine Brydges
8 April 1930, Kingsway Hall, City of London Choral Union, Harold E. Darke, W. J. Tubbs, H. Barr, J. Francis, Sylvia Spencer, Dora Garland, Sidonie Goossens, Margaret Rees, Leyland White
10 April 1930, Holy Trinity Church Southwell, Dr. Harold Darke
31 May 1930, People's Palace Musical Festivals, People's Palace, Dr. Harold E. Darke, Sir Walford Davies, Sybil Eaton, Allen Ford, Allandale Ladies' Choir, Douglas Day-Winter, 3rd St. George's Girl Guides, Rev. C. J. Beresford, St. Lawrence Choral Society, H. Phillips, Lycett Girls' Club, T. H. Burros, St. Cecilia's Choir Stepney, F. W. Willis, Stepney Orpheus Choir, Gill Street Choir
26 June 1930, Royal College of Music Union "At Home" concerts, Royal College of Music Concert Hall, Marie Wilson Quartet, Richard Watson, Geoffrey Corbett, Leon Goossens, Harold Samuel, Betty Jackson, Muir Mathieson, Harold Darke, Jack Greenwood, John Huson, George Hancock, Sidney Newman, Eiluned Leyshon, Beryl Leslie, Doris Banner, Richard Walton, Ralph Nicholson, Elisabeth Aveling, Helen Perkin, Phyllis Godden, Emlyn Bebb, Morgan Jones, Roderick Lloyd, James Verity, W. H. Reed, E. J. N. Polkinhorne, Howard Hemming, William Evans, William Hulson, Columb Kelly, Kenneth Scovell
8 July 1930, All Saints' West Southbourne, Dr. Harold Darke, Constance Willis
25 October 1930, Manchester Organists' Association, Manchester Cathedral, Harold E. Darke
17 December 1930, University of Redlands California, University of Redlands Chorus, W. B. Olds, Arthur W. Poister, Vera Van Loan, Rollin Pease, Margaret Brandt, Eloise Casner, Alice Lind, Theresa Schermerhorn

1931
19 January 1931, St. Michael's Church Cornhill, St. Michael's Singers, Dr. Harold E. Darke
24 March 1931, Bishopsgate Institute, City of London Choral Union, Harold E. Darke, W. J. Tubbs, Margaret Rees, Dora Garland
20 May 1931, Festival of the Sons of the Clergy, St. Paul's Cathedral

1932
6 February 1932, Bromley Orchestral Concerts, Central Hall Bromley, Bromley and Chislehurst Orchestra, W. H. Reed, Gaspar Cassado, Harold Darke, Giulietta von Mendelssohn-Gordigiani
20 February 1932, Royal College of Music Union, Royal College of Music Parry Opera Theatre, Miss Aspinall, Chas. Flick, John Gibson, James Whitehead, Margaret McArthur, Betty Jackson, Elisabeth Aveling, Howard Hemming, Harold Darke, Kathleen Toby, Eugenie Walmsley, Ronald Onley, Roderick Lloyd, George Hancock, Katherine Craster, Beresford Verity, M. Cholmley, J. Vowles, B. Sleigh, S. Field, M. Dornay, E. Eaglestone, J. Lewkowitsch, M. Gurnell, B. Palmer
3 October 1932, Queen's Hall, London Symphony Orchestra, Hans Weisbach, Gordon Walker, David Griffiths, Paul Draper, Rudolph Dolmetsch, Elizabeth Goble, Harold Darke

1933
25 January 1933, St. Paul's Cathedral
22 June 1933, 92 Palace Gardens Terrace, Margaret Rees, Dora Garland, Dr. Harold Darke
Prospectus of Friends of Canterbury Cathedral Festival of Music and Drama, June 1933
Prospectus of Three Choirs Festival (Hereford), September 1933
18 December 1933, St. Michael's Church Cornhill, St. Michael's Singers, Margaret Rees
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1925 - 1933
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