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Harold Darke Collection, 1940-1948
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1940
4 May 1940, Central Hall Westminster, Elsie Suddaby, Grace Bodey, Eric Green, Norman Walker, Dr. C. Thornton Lofthouse, Dr. Osborne Peasgood, Dr. Harold Darke, London Symphony Orchestra
Prospectus of Promenade Concerts 1940

1941
10 February 1941, Magdalen College Chapel, Choir of Magdalen College, Choir of St. George's Chapel Windsor, Sir Walford Davies
15 June 1941, King's College Chapel, Dr. Harold Darke
Prospectus of Promenade Concerts 1941
12 July 1941, Promenade Concerts, Royal Albert Hall, London Symphony Orchestra, Sir Henry Wood, Basil Cameron, Elsie Suddaby, Cyril Smith, Phyllis Sellick
23 July 1941, Promenade Concerts, Royal Albert Hall, London Symphony Orchestra, Sir Henry Wood, Basil Cameron, Arthur Catterall, Audrey Catterall, Clifford Curzon, Louis Kentner, Harold Darke
26 July 1941, Royal College of Organists, O. H. Peasgood
2 August 1941, Promenade Concerts, Royal Albert Hall, London Symphony Orchestra, Sir Henry Wood, Basil Cameron, Dennis Noble, Moura Lympany
5 August 1941, Promenade Concerts, Royal Albert Hall, London Symphony Orchestra, Sir Henry Wood, Basil Cameron, BBC Singers, Leslie Woodgate, Alexandra Choir, Charles Proctor, Frank Phillips, Moiseiwitsch
13 August 1941, Promenade Concerts, Royal Albert Hall, London Symphony Orchestra, Sir Henry Wood, Basil Cameron, Arthur Reckless, Harriet Cohen, Gordon Walker, Harold Darke
10 October 1941, King's College Chapel, Dr. Harold Darke
29 November 1941, Cambridge University Musical Club, Music School Downing Place, J. R. Williams, L. J. D. Halcrow, N. B. C. Bird, P. M. Priestley, N. A. Spurdens, P. D. H. Godfrey, P. A. Tranchell, C. P. Lewis-Smith, Samuel Kutcher, Dr. Harold Darke
30 November 1941, King's College Chapel
24 December 1941, King's College Chapel

1942
28 February 1942, Cambridge University Musical Club, Music School Downing Place, John Case, Leslie Fyson, Peter Godfrey, Sandy Forsyth, Boris Ord, Harold Darke, Peter Lewis, Sydney Smith
1 March 1942, Cambridge University Madrigal Society, King's College Hall, Dr. Harold Darke

The programmes of the following three concerts all appear on one leaflet :
9 April 1942, St. Michael's Church Cornhill, Dr. Harold Darke
16 April 1942, St. Michael's Church Cornhill, Dr. Harold Darke
23 April 1942, St. Michael's Church Cornhill, Dr. Harold Darke

30 May 1942, Cambridge University Musical Club, Music School Downing Place, Herbert Howells, Harold Darke, Mary Sheena Furness, Martin Wilson, Norman Spurdens, John McMullen
1 June 1942, King's College Chapel, London Philharmonic Orchestra, Basil Cameron, Dr. Harold Darke
3 June 1942, Cambridge University Madrigal Society, King's College Bridge, Harold Darke
7 June 1942, Cambridge University Musical Society, King's College Chapel, Ena Mitchell, Samuel Kutcher, Dr. Harold Darke, Patrick Hadley
21 June 1942, King's College Chapel, Dr. Harold Darke
29 June 1942, St. Michael's Church Cornhill, St. Michael's Singers, Dr. Harold Darke, Dr. G. Thalben Ball
25 July 1942, Royal College of Organists, Malcolm Boyle

The programmes of the following two concerts both appear on one leaflet :
13 September 1942, Highgate Presbyterian Church, Violet Edwards, Kathleen Ogilvie, Geraldine Fisher, John Alexander, Cyril Mold, Dean Brown, David C. Biggs
27 September 1942, Dr. Harold Darke, Geraldine Fisher

11 November 1942, The Guildhall Cambridge, Noel Eadie, R. P. O'Donnell, Dr. Harold Darke, R.A.F. Symphony Orchestra, Choir of King's College
4 December 1942, St. John's College Chapel

1943
6 February 1943, Cambridge University Musical Club, Music School Downing Place, K. C. Fitchett, K. M. Miller, A. D. Caesar, A. R. Tunstall, Mary Taylor, Max Selka, Kalec Taleuz, A. J. McMullen, Harold Darke
7 March 1943, Cambridge University Madrigal Society, Harold Darke
11 March 1943, Grosvenor Chapel South Audley Street
Prospectus of events at St. Michael's Church Cornhill Spring 1943

The programmes of the following two concerts both appear on one leaflet :
18 April 1943, Highgate Presbyterian Church, Dr. Harold Darke, Geraldine Fisher
9 May 1943, Highgate Presbyterian Church, Dr. W. S. Lloyd Webber, Cyril Mold

1 May 1943, Cambridge Philharmonic Society, King's College Chapel, Noel Eadie, Eileen Pilcher, Eric Greene, Roderick Lloyd, Harold Darke, John Lowe
22 May 1943, Cambridge University Musical Club, K. M. Miller, Harold Darke, John Thompson, Frank Newman, John Davison, Anthony D. Caesar, J. W. Guy, A. R. Tunstall
29 May 1943, Cambridge & District Association of Organists & Choirmasters, King's College Chapel, Dr. Harold Darke
6 June 1943, Cambridge University Musical Society, King's College Chapel, Harold Darke, Patrick Hadley, Samuel Kutcher, Erika Bach, Emily Nicholas, Sela Trau, Priscilla Hill
7 June 1943, King's College Musical Society, G. C. B. Kellagher, H. Chiles, M. W. Willey, A. R. Tunstall, King's College Choir, P. F. Radcliffe, K. M. Miller, R. K. Arnatt, R. B. Shaw, W. A. Harrison
9 June 1943, Cambridge University Madrigal Society, King's College Bridge, Harold Darke
23 June 1943, Downham Market Music Festival, Donald Munro, Margaret Fleming, Dr. Harold Darke
30 June 1943, Cathedral Church of Norwich, Harold Darke
26 July 1943, St. Michael's Church Cornhill, Dr. Harold Darke
5 September 1943, Highgate Presbyterian Church, Dr. Harold Darke
30 October 1943, Leicester Cathedral, Leicester Bach Choir, George C. Gray, Dr. Harold Darke
20 November 1943, Municipal Concerts, Huddersfield Town Hall, Dr. Harold Darke, Avery Hill (London County Council) Training College Choir, Helen W. Paul, Geoffrey Greed, Margaret Brown, Vera Heyes

1944
8 January 1944, Maidstone Choral Union, All Saints Church Maidstone
13 January 1944, St. Michael's Church Cornhill
5 February 1944, Cambridge University Musical Club, Music School Downing Place, P. F. Radcliffe, Harold Darke, Herbert Chiles, Beata Wiznitzer, Mary Sheena Goodman, Maurice Aitchison, Victor Robinson, Max Selka, Colin Smith, Donald Gimson
5 March 1944, Cambridge University Madrigal Society, King's College Chapel
3 April 1944, St. Michael's Church Cornhill, St. Michael's Singers, Winifred Brown, A. Capel Dixon, Joyce Sutton, Arthur Hargrave, Leonard Neary, Eric Gritton, Dr. Harold Darke
18 April 1944, Penarth Music Club, Trinity Church Penarth, Dr. Harold Darke
19 April 1944, Cardiff and District Organ Club, Windsor Place Presbyterian Church, Dr. Harold Darke

The programmes of the following four concerts all appear on one leaflet :
6 May 1944, King's College Chapel, Dr. Harold Darke
13 May 1944, King's College Chapel, Dr. Harold Darke
20 May 1944, King's College Chapel, Dr. Harold Darke
27 May 1944, King's College Chapel, Dr. Harold Darke

13 May 1944, Cambridge University Musical Club, Music School Downing Place, Beate Wiznitzer, Colin Smith, Elster Kay, Pamela Harwood, Gillian Webb, Barbara Taylor, Sheila Proudlock Dunbar, Cambridge University Madrigal Society
3/4 June 1944, Cambridge University Musical Society, Cambridge Philharmonic Society, King's College Chapel, Isobel Baillie, Kathleen Ferrier, Eric Greene, William Parsons, Harold Darke, Hubert Middleton, John Lowe, Patrick Hadley
5 June 1944, King's College Musical Society, Victor Robinson, P. F. Radcliffe, Robin Higgins, Michael Griffith-Jones, Robert Tayler, Elster Kay, Herbert Chiles, Dr. Darke
6 June 1944, Cambridge University Musical Club, Music School Downing Place, Barbara Taylor, Emily Nicholas, Mary Sheena Goodman, Erika Bach, Sheila Proudlock Dunbar, John Davison, Maurice Aitchison, Colin Smith, Dorothy H. Cooper, Harold Darke, Donald J. Cox
7 June 1944, Cambridge University Madrigal Society, King's College Bridge, Harold Darke
1 July 1944, Surrey Organists' Association, North Street Congregational Church Guildford, Dr. Harold Darke
24 August 1944, Hitchin Parish Church
21/22 September, Cambridge Arts Theatre Trust, King's College Chapel, Dr. Harold Darke
Prospectus of Bach recitals by Dr. Harold Darke at King's College Chapel October-December 1944
22 November 1944, Albert Holl Bolton, Sylvia Welling, Harold Darke
18 December 1944, St. Michael's Church Cornhill

1945
3 February 1945, Cambridge University Musical Club, Music School Downing Place, Quintin des Clayes, Newton Waters, Stanley Popperwell, Beata Wiznitzer, Robin Lock, Dick Bradley, Graham Price
22 February 1945, Cambridge Philharmonic Society, Guildhall Cambridge, Margaret Field-Hyde, Grace Bodey, George Armitage, Robert Rowell, Harold Darke, Hubert Middleton, John Lowe
26 March 1945, St. Michael's Church Cornhill, St. Michael's Singers, Winifred Brown, A. Capel Dixon, Grace Bodey, Arthur Hargrave, Leonard Neary, C. Kenneth Turner, Dr. Harold Darke
7 April 1945, Exeter & District Organists' Association, Heavitree Parish Church, Dr. Harold Darke
10 April 1945, Parish Church of St. Mary Magdalene Taunton, Dr. Harold Darke
21 April 1945, King's College Chapel
Prospectus of recitals by Dr. Harold Darke at King's College Chapel April-June 1945
24 May 1945, Norwich Cathedral, Harold Darke
6 June 1945, Cambridge University Madrigal Society, King's College Bridge, Harold Darke
11 June 1945, King's College Musical Society, Dr. Darke, P. F. Radcliffe, Newton Waters, David Castillejo, Robert Tayler, Michael Pelham, Michael Griffith-Jones, Robert Holtby, Graham Pearson
7 July 1945, Hitchin Methodist Church, Dr. Harold Darke
5 August 1945, King's College Chapel
20 September 1945, St. Elizabeth's Eastbourne, Harold Darke
Prospectus of Bach recitals by Dr. Harold Darke at King's College Chapel October-December 1945
24 November 1945, Cambridge University Musical Club, Music School Downing Place, Christine Davison, Marjorie Rushton, John Davison, Colin Smith, William Rushton, Gillian Webb, Kathleen Gould, Newton Waters, Michael Oldroyd, Beata Wiznitzer, Margaret Pitt, James Gordon, Graham Pearson, Harold Darke, David Willcocks, Boris Ord, Donald Cox, Isabel Smith, Michael Griffith-Jones, John Carol Case, Robert Holtby, Peter Godfrey, Frank Sneath
25 November 1945, King's College Musical Society, David Willcocks, John Carol Case, Boris Ord, Michael Pelham, Michael Oldroyd, Graham Pearson, Harold Darke, Brian Young, Derek Cornwall, David Castillejo
28 November 1945, Cambridge University Madrigal Society, King's College Chapel, Harold Darke
7 December 1945, King's College Chapel
24 December 1945, King's College Chapel

1946
Prospectus of organ recitals by at King's College Chapel January-March 1946
26 April 1946, St. Sepulchre's Church Holborn Viaduct, Ernest Hall, Basil Cameron, BBC Symphony Orchestra, London Symphony Orchestra, Dr. G. D. Cunningham, St. Paul's Cathedral Choir, Westminster Abbey Choir, Dr. John Dykes Bower, Dr. William McKie, BBC Chorus, Leslie Woodgate, Stiles-Allen, Elena Danieli, Mary Hamlin, Eva Turner, Muriel Brunskill, Janet Howe, Emelie Hooke, Mary Jarred, Jan van der Gucht, Heddle Nash, Walter Widdop, Henry Wendon, Trevor Anthony, Owen Brannigan, Henry Cummings, Roy Henderson, BBC Singers
18 May 1946, Cambridge & District Association of Organists & Choirmasters, King's College Chapel, Dr. Harold Darke

The programmes of the following two concerts both appear on one leaflet :
25 May 1946, King's College Chapel, Boris Ord
1 June 1946, King's College Chapel, Harold Darke

12 June 1946, London Road Congregational Church Chelmsford, Harold Darke
13 June 1946, Goldsmiths' Choral Union, Royal Albert Hall, Goldsmiths' Symphony Orchestra, Dr. Harold Darke, Arnold Greir, Frederick Haggis, Elsie Suddaby, Sybil Danby, Edward Reach, Norman Lumsden
15 June 1946, Bedford & District Organists' Association, St. Paul's Church Bedford, Harold E. Darke
23 June 1946, Leicester Cathedral, Leicester Bach Choir, George C. Gray, Dr. Harold Darke, Doris G. Kendall

10 July 1946, St. Michael's Church Cornhill, St. Michael's Singers, Dr. Harold Darke

The programmes of the following four concerts all appear in one brochure :
20 October 1946, Trinity Methodist Church Sutton, Harold Darke, William C. Anscombe
2 November 1946, Trinity Methodist Church Sutton, Kathleen Moore, George Tompkins, Eric H. Thiman, William C. Anscombe
23 November 1946, Trinity Methodist Church Sutton, Ellise Balsom, Denzil Bean, South West Group Choir, Walter G. Webber, Frank Brown, William C. Anscombe
22 December 1946, Trinity Methodist Church Sutton, Walter G. Webber

6 November 1946, St. Anselm's Church Hatch End, Harold Darke
Prospectus of organ recitals at St. Paul's Church Knightsbridge October-November 1946

The programmes of the following four concerts all appear in one brochure :
17 November 1946, Festival of Church Music, St. Paul's Church Knightsbridge, Richard Latham
18 November 1946, Festival of Church Music, St. Paul's Church Knightsbridge, St. Paul's Choir, W. H. Harris
20 November 1946, Festival of Church Music, St. Paul's Church Knightsbridge, St. Paul's Choir, Osborne H. Peasgood
21 November 1946, Festival of Church Music, St. Paul's Church Knightsbridge, St. Paul's (Knightsbridge) Festival Choir, Josephine Waterhouse, Anne Wood, Norman Stone, Stearn Scott, Harold Darke

19 November 1946, St. Michael's Church Cornhill, St. Michael's Singers, Isobel Baillie, David Willcocks, Dr. Harold Darke
22 November 1946, St. Cecilia's Day Festival, St. Sepulchre's Church Holborn Viaduct, Dr. Harold Darke, Dr. Dykes Bower
26 November 1946, Glasgow Cathedral Choral Society, Glasgow Cathedral, Marjorie Blakston, Catherine Cowieson, Mary Gemmell, Agnes Duncan, William Hamilton, James Logan, Arthur Kirby, Robert McAteer, Glasgow String Orchestra, Muriel Blakston, Wilfred J. Emery
7 December 1946, King's College Chapel, Dr. Harold Darke
26 December 1946, Goldsmiths' Choral Union, Royal Albert Hall, Ada Alsop, Eileen Pilcher, Edward Reach, Trevor Anthony, Goldsmiths' Symphony Orchestra, Dr. Harold Darke, Arnold Grier, Frederick Haggis

1947
Prospectus of Bach organ recitals at King's College Chapel, January-March 1947
31 March 1947, St. Michael's Church Cornhill, St. Michael's Singers, Marjorie Avis, Joyce Sutton, Eric Wells, Michael Griffith-Jones, Leonard Neary, Arthur Hargrave, Dr. G. Thalben Ball, Dr. Harold Darke
Prospectus of organ recitals at King's College Chapel, May 1947
22 May 1947, West Middlesex Federation of Townswomen's Guild Competitive Festival, Southall Community Centre, Kathleen Wright, Owen Brannigan (Harold Darke adjudicating)
28 May 1947, St. Michael's Church Cornhill, St. Michael's Singers, Dr. Harold Darke
Prospectus of organ recitals at St. Matthew's Church, May-June 1947
5 June 1947, Bible Reading Fellowship, Central Hall Westminster, St. Michael's Singers, Harold Darke
7 June 1947, Cambridge University Musical Club, Wilfred Brown, John Carol Case, Anthony Tunstall, Deryck Cooke, David Willcocks
12 June 1947, Hounslow Congregational Church, Harold Darke
26 July 1947, King's College Chapel, St. Michael's Singers, Dr. Harold Darke
11 September 1947, Christ Church North Finchley, Dr. Harold Darke
Prospectus of Bach recitals by Harold Darke at St. Michael's Church Cornhill, October-November 1947

The programmes of the following five concerts all appear on one leaflet :
1 October 1947, St. Dunstan-in-the-West, Dr. J. Dykes Bower
8 October 1947, St. Dunstan-in-the-West, Edna Howard
15 October 1947, St. Dunstan-in-the-West, Dr. Harold Darke
22 October 1947, St. Dunstan-in-the-West, , C. H. Trevor
29 October 1947, St. Dunstan-in-the-West, Dr. G. Thalben Ball

8 November 1947, Choral Festival (Crouch End), Town Hall Crouch End, Alexandra Choral Society, Denys Darlow, Midland Bank Orchestral Society, Douglas Coates, Muswell Hill Choral Society, G. Swidenbank, Iris Barnes, Richard Snelling, Jane Slater, Bruce Young, Roger L. E. Elliott, Joyce Newton, Harold Darke
13 November 1947, St. Michael's Church Cornhill, St. Michael's Singers, Dr. Harold Darke
Prospectus of organ recitals at King's College Chapel, November 1947
10 December 1947, Royal College of Music, Peggy Gray, Roland Stanbridge, John Coulling, Rosemary Pfaendler, Sally Brooke-Pike, Glynne Adams, Ralph Wylie, David Parkhouse, Dr. Harold Darke
22 December 1947, St. Michael's Church Cornhill, St. Michael's Singers, Joan Fullerton, Grace Bodey, Eric Wells, Roland Robson, Dr. G. Thalben Ball, Dr. Harold Darke

1948
19 February 1948, St. Paul's Church Knightsbridge, St. Paul's (Knightsbridge) Festival Choir, Richard Latham, Dr. Harold Darke
21 February 1948, Eton College, St. Michael's Singers, Dr. Harold Darke, Sydney Watson
25 February 1948, Royal College of Music, Vivian Holden, Barbara Holt, Bernard Izen, Avril Dankworth, Dr. Harold Darke
28 April 1948, Busch Concerts, Kingsway Hall, Adolf Busch, Bruno Straumann, Blanchette Honegger, Hugo Gottesmann, Jean Stewart, Philip Long, Hermann Busch, Helen Just, Bernard Richards, James Merrett, Gordon Clinton, Evelyn Rothwell
30 April 1948, Busch Concerts, Kingsway Hall, George Eskdale, Marcel Moyse, Evelyn Rothwell, Adolf Busch, Jo Vincent, William Herbert, Robert Irwin, Blanchette Honegger, Harold Darke, Thornton Lofthouse, Bruno Straumann, Hermann Busch
5 May 1948, Busch Concerts, Kingsway Hall, Jo Vincent, Robert Irwin, Evelyn Rothwell, Joy Boughton, Leonard Brain, Dennis Brain, Ian Beers, Adolf Busch, Paul Draper, Colin Smith, James Merrett
7 May 1948, Busch Concerts, Kingsway Hall, Adolf Busch, Bruno Straumann, Hermann Busch, Mary Jarred, William Herbert, St. Michael's Singers, Thornton Lofthouse, Harold Darke, Marcel Moyse, Louis Moyse, James Merrett
23 May 1948, Bromley Sunday Music, Trinity Presbyterian Church Bromley, Harold Darke
26 May 1948, St. Mary-the-Virgin Loughton, Dr. Harold Darke
28 May 1948, St. Andrew's Parish Church Rugby, Rugby Singers, Gwyneth Williams, Norman Walker, Dr. Harold Darke, Clifford Harker
5 June 1948, King's College Chapel, Dr. Harold Darke

The programmes of the following three concerts all appear in one brochure :
9 June 1948, Festival of Church Music, St. Paul's Church Knightsbridge, Harold Darke
11 June 1948, Festival of Church Music, St. Paul's Church Knightsbridge, St. Paul's Choir, Harold Darke
12 June 1948, Festival of Church Music, St. Paul's Church Knightsbridge, St. Paul's (Knightsbridge) Festival Choir, Dorothy Bond, Ann Wood, John Duncan, William Parsons, Harold Darke

10 June 1948, Royal College of Music, Royal College of Music First Orchestra, Barbara Pentith, Dr. Harold Darke, Elisabeth Buckingham, Richard Austin
Prospectus of Festival of Church Music at St. George's Chapel, Windsor Castle, June 1948
7 September 1948, Parish Church Sidlesham, Dr. Harold Darke, Joan Parsons
9 September 1948, St. Elizabeth's Eastbourne, Harold Darke
Prospectus of Harold Darke's Bach recitals and St. Michael's Church Cornhill, October-November 1948
1 November 1948, Royal Albert Hall, Dr. Harold Darke, Dr. G. Thalben-Ball

The programmes of the following two concerts both appear on one leaflet :
10 November 1948, St. Michael's Church Cornhill, St. Michael's Singers, Isobel Baillie, Gordon Clinton, Dr. Harold Darke
11 November 1948, St. Michael's Church Cornhill, St. Michael's Singers, Dr. G. Thalben-Ball, Dr. Harold Darke

13 November 1948, King's College Chapel, Dr. Harold Darke
19 November 1948, Luton Organ and Church Music Society, Parish Church Luton, Dr. Harold Darke
22 November 1948, St. Cecilia's Day Festival, St. Sepulchre's Church Holborn Viaduct, Dr. William McKie, Dr. Harold Darke, Dr. J. Dykes Bower
22 November 1948, Royal Albert Hall, London Symphony Orchestra, Sir Malcolm Sargent, BBC Choral Society, Leslie Woodgate, Trumpeters of the Royal Military School of Music, Capt. M. Roberts, Isobel Baillie, George Pizzey, Guilhermina Suggia

The programmes of the following three concerts all appear in one brochure :
18 November 1948, St. Michael's Church Chester Square, Reginald Goss-Custard
25 November 1948, St. Michael's Church Chester Square, Harold Darke
2 December 1948, St. Michael's Church Chester Square, George Thalben-Ball

The following programme from this box is undated :
Saint Philips Church Sydenham, Harold Darke
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1940 - 1948
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