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Collection Title
Harold Darke Collection, 1934-1939
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1934
29 January 1934, Queen's Hall, London Symphony Orchestra, Hans Weisbach, George Stratton, Andrew Brown, Anthony Collins, Alfred Hobday, Max Gilbert, Cedric Sharpe, Charles Crabbe, Charles Winterbottom, Gordon Walker, John McCarthy, David Griffiths, Paul Draper, Cecil James, Rudolph Dolmetsch, Elizabeth Goble, Harold Darke
15 February 1934, Royal College of Music, Betty Barne, Barbara Kerslake, May Bartlett, Grace Bodey, Howard Hemming, Rowland Robson, Constance Farrington, Barbara Farrow, William Evans, Ruth Pearl, Cynthia Hemmerde, Denyse Holdaway, Lucy Bell
27 February 1934, Bach Cantata Club, Royal College of Music, Bach Cantata Choir, Sir Hugh Allen, May Bartlett, Grace Bodey, Howard Hemming, Rowland Robson, Dr. Harold E. Darke
5 November 1934, Queen's Hall, London Symphony Orchestra, Sir Hamilton Harty, Wilhelm Backhaus, Dr. Harold Darke
4 December 1934, St. Albans Cathedral, St. Albans Bach Choir, Clive Carey, Dr. Harold E. Darke, Cuthbert E. Osmond, F. M. Walker
13 December 1934, Handel Society, Royal College of Music, Guy Warrack, Clifford Harker, Kathleen Willson

1935
5 November 1935, Royal College of Music Union, Royal College of Music, May Bartlett, Grace Bodey, Howard Hemming, Victor Evans, Dr. Harold Darke, Cairns James, Ivor James, Ralph Nicholson, Ronald Onley, Norah Wilson, Gladys Corlett
7 November 1935, Parish Church Albury, Dr. Harold Darke

The programmes of the following five concerts all appear in one brochure :
8 November 1935, Festival of Church Music, St. George's Chapel Windsor Castle, Choir of St. George's Chapel, Dr. W. H. Harris, Alwyn Surplice, Dr. Henry G. Ley
8 November 1935, Festival of Church Music, St. George's Chapel Windsor Castle, Choir of St. George's Chapel, Choir of Eton College Chapel, Dr. W. H. Harris, Dr. Henry G. Ley
9 November 1935, Festival of Church Music, St. George's Chapel Windsor Castle, Bach Choir, Reginald Jacques, Dr. W. H. Harris, Alwyn Surplice
9 November 1935, Festival of Church Music, St. George's Chapel Windsor Castle, St. George's Special Choir, Windsor and Eton Amateur Orchestral Society, Dr. W. H. Harris, Geoffrey Leeds, Alwyn Surplice
10 November 1935, Festival of Church Music, St. George's Chapel Windsor Castle, Fleet Street Choir, T. B. Lawrence, Dr. W. H. Harris

21 November 1935, Parish Church Albury, St. Michael's Singers, Dr. Harold Darke

1936
27 January 1936, Queen's Hall, London Symphony Orchestra, Hans Weisbach, George Stratton, Andrew Brown, Anthony Collins, Alfred Hobday, Frederic Riddle, Cedric Sharpe, Geraint Williams, Adolf Lotter, Gordon Walker, John McCarthy, David Griffiths, Paul Draper, Cecil James, Rudolph Dolmetsch, Elizabeth Goble, Harold Darke
3 February 1936, St. Michael's Church Cornhill, St. Michael's Singers, Dr. Harold Darke
3 March 1936, Bach Cantata Club, St. Margaret's Church Westminster, Bach Cantata Choir, Bach Chamber Orchestra, Charles Kennedy Scott, Gladys Currie, Edith Mills, Percy Manchester, George James, John Fry, Léon Goossens, Joseph Slater, Dr. Harold E. Darke, Frederic Jackson
Prospectus of Festival of Church Music at St. George's Chapel Windsor Castle, June 1936
16 June 1936, Bach Cantata Club, St. Margaret's Church Westminster, May Bartlett, Grace Bodey, Edward Reach, Rowland Robson, Alexander Henderson, Bach Cantata Choir, Music Camps Orchestra, Frederic Jackson, Herbert Dawson, Charles Kennedy Scott
16 October 1936, Belfast Philharmonic Society, Ulster Hall, Ethel Bartlett, Rae Robertson, Anna Reid, James Johnston, Stanley Pope, E. Godfrey Brown, Frederick Stone

1937
21 January 1937, Queen's Hall, London Symphony Orchestra, Hans Weisbach, George Stratton, Andrew Brown, W. Forbes, Alfred Hobday, Max Gilbert, Geraint Williams, James Whitehead, Adolf Lotter, Gordon Walker, John McCarthy, David Griffiths, Paul Draper, Cecil James, Rudolph Dolmetsch, Elizabeth Goble, Harold Darke
16 February 1937, Bach Cantata Club, St. Margaret's Church Westminster, Gladys Currie, Betty Barnard, Steuart Wilson, Cecil Cope, Frederic Jackson, Dr. Harold Darke, Bach Cantata Choir, Bach Chamber Orchestra, Charles Kennedy Scott
20 February 1937, Sherborne Abbey, St. Michael's Singers, May Bartlett, Grace Bodey, Eric Wells, Dr. W. H. Harris, Dr. Harold Darke
9 March 1937, Shire Hall Hereford, Hereford Male Voice Society, Alfred Brook, Margaret Field-Hyde, Orrea Pernel, Norman Franklin
10 March 1937, Croydon Philharmonic Society, Queen's Hall, London Symphony Orchestra, Alan J. Kirby, Dr. Harold Darke, Isobel Baillie, Astra Desmond, Eric Greene, Frank Phillips, Norman Walker, Roy Henderson, Florian Lady Singers, John Booth
16 March 1937, St. Albans Cathedral, St. Albans Bach Choir, May Bartlett, Grace Bodey, Jan van der Gucht, Roland Robson, Dr. Harold E. Darke, George C. Straker
25 August 1937, Promenade Concerts, Queen's Hall, Sir Henry J. Wood, BBC Symphony Orchestra, Berkeley Mason, William Parson, Paul Beard, Robert Murchie, Frank Almgill, Kathleen Long, Harold Darke

1938
18 January 1938, Saint Cecilia Club, Waldorf Astoria New York, Willard Sektberg, Victor Harris, Charles Kullman, Gibner King
3 May 1938, Bach Cantata Club, St. Paul's Church Knightsbridge, Margaret Godley, Jessie King, Edith Mills, Leslie Chapman, Robert Easton, Charles Kennedy Scott
19 May 1938, St. Thomas Church Fifth Avenue New York City, Harold E. Darke
22 May 1938, Wesleyan University, Harold E. Darke
25 May 1938, St. Andrew & St. Paul Sherbrooke & Redpath, Harold Darke
Prospectus of Three Choirs Festival, Worcester, September 1938
4 September 1938, Worcester Three Choirs Festival, Worcester Cathedral
Prospectus of Promenade Concerts 1938
13 September 1938, Promenade Concerts, Queen's Hall, Sir Henry J. Wood, BBC Symphony Orchestra, Berkeley Mason, Elsie Suddaby, Dennis Noble, Harold Darke, BBC Choral Society, Leslie Woodgate
29 November/1 December 1938, Royal College of Music Parry Theatre, Hermann Grunebaum, Reginald Jacques, George Chitty, Charles Rowley, Ronald Hill, Karl Danielson, Norman Williams, Denis Dowling, Ivor Samuel, George Wall, Ivor Hughes, Ivy Armstrong, Ruth Allenby, Janet Smith-Miller, Robert Scott, John Solomon, Thomas Henderson, Olive Hall, Douglas Kelly, Pamela Girling, Alan Coad, Dr. Darke, Gordon Walker, P. Walter Ellis, Margaret Lyle, Mary Skeaping, Jenifer Greenwood, J. Andrews, Thora Jacques, Anne Pratt, Marjorie Skuffham, Mary Somerset, Rosemary Wells, Rosemary Wheeler, Imogen Holst, Mary Melville, Nora O'Neil, Pamela Preston, M. Duff, P. Elliot, M. Meager, G. Walthoe, Peggy Bunt, Mary Beaton, Joan Thompson, M. Beales, A. Cohen, C. Donald, E. Gehri, P. Lang, J. Lomas, I. Lorimer, V. Wood, A. Brodie
11 December 1938, St. Albans Cathedral, St. Albans Bach Choir, Audrey Brearley, Anne Wood, Harold Bradbury, Philip Hattey, Dr. Harold E. Darke, Dr. Albert C. Tysoe
19 December 1938, St. Michael's Church Cornhill, St. Michael's Singers

1939
Prospectus of Festival of Church Music at St. George's Chapel Windsor Castle, June 1939
10 June 1939, Foundling Hospital Schools, St. Michael's Singers, Isobel Baillie, Grace Bodey, Edward Reach, Keith Falkner, London Symphony Orchestra, Dr. G. Thalben-Ball, Dr. Harold Darke
Prospectus of London Music Festival, April-May 1939
14 May 1939, London Music Festival, Canterbury Cathedral, Harold Darke
22 May 1939, London Music Festival, St. Michael's Church Cornhill, St. Michael's Singers, Dr. Harold Darke, Marjorie Avis, Grace Bodey, Cecil Wigley, Leonard Neary

The programmes of the following three concerts all appear in one brochure :
18 July 1939, Festival of Church Music, St. Paul's Knightsbridge, Dr. W. H. Harris
19 July 1939, Festival of Church Music, St. Paul's Knightsbridge, Dr. G. Thalben-Ball
22 July 1939, Festival of Church Music, St. Paul's Knightsbridge, P. Spencer, P. Lucas, D. Bailey, E. Gale, William Skeels, Reginald Mitchell, Norman Stone, Leonard Hubbard, Frederick Masters, Dr. Harold Darke

Prospectus of Promenade concerts 1939
16 December 1939, Queen's Hall, London Symphony Orchestra, Dr. Harold Darke, Lisa Perli, Astra Desmond, Walter Widdop, Arthur Fear, Dr. C. Thornton Lofthouse, Dr. Osborn Peasgood, George Eskdale
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Date range of collection
1934 - 1939
Accumulation Dates
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Not Specific
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Royal College Of Music, Library
London SW7 2BS
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