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Harold Darke Collection, 1916-1924
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1916
6 January 1916, War Emergency Entertainments, Steinway Hall, Philharmonic Quartet, Haydn P. Draper, Astra Desmond, Isidore de Lara, Gwen Knight
13 January 1916, Primitive Methodist Church Leek, Dr. Harold Darke, Dora Garland
15 January 1916, St. James's Sussex Gardens, Harold E. Darke
11 March 1916, Middle Temple Hall, Folk Song Quartet, Harold Darke
18 March 1916, Society of Women Musicians, Lucas Quartet, Agnes Christa, Miran Lucas, Harold Darke
28 March 1916, Queen's Hall, Dr. H. Walford Davies, Gervase Elwes, John Adams, Percy Heming, F. B. Kiddle, G. T. Ball
Prospectus of Harold Darke's organ recitals at St. Michael's Church, Cornhill, May-July 1916 (some pages photocopied)
10 May 1916, Lecture Hall Paines Lane Pinner, Pinner Choral Society, Margaret Champneys, Samuel Mann, Harold Darke, John Adams, Mrs. Frank Price
22 May 1916, Royal College of Music, Bach Choir, Dr. Hugh P. Allen, William Murdoch, Harold Darke
6 June 1916, Aeolian Hall, Folk-Song Quartet, Harold E. Darke
22 June 1916, Free Church Pinner, Pinner Choral Society, E. Margaret Hooper, Frank Price, A. F. Small, Margaret Hooper, Mrs. Frank Price, Harold E. Darke
23 July 1916, Christ Church College Cathedral, Harold Darke
26 July 1916, Princesses' Theatre Crayford, Sir Frederick Bridge, Harold E. Darke, Charles Mott, F. A. W. Docker, Albert Sammons, Edith Evans, Ethel Walker, Kathleen Bruckshaw, Frederic Dale
Prospectus of Harold Darke's organ recitals at St. Michael's Church, Cornhill, September-December 1916 (some pages photocopied)
19 September 1916, St. John's Red Lion Square, Harold E. Darke (photocopy)
8 November 1916, Witham Public Hall, Phyllis Lett, Fraser Gange, Valentine Orde, Harold Darke
9 November 1916, St. Giles Cripplegate, Harold E. Darke (photocopy)
6 December 1916, Rayleigh Congregational Church, Harold E. Darke, Frances Hulbert (photocopy)
12 December 1916, Church of St. Elizabeth Kensington, Harold E. Darke, Margaret Champneys (photocopy)
14 December 1916, Lecture Hall Paines Lane Pinner, Pinner Choral Society, E. Margaret Hooper, Dora Garland, Harold E. Darke
27 December 1916, St. Michael's Church Cornhill (photocopy)

1917
Prospectus of Harold Darke's organ recitals at St. Michael's Church, Cornhill, January-April 1917
26 January 1917, St. Stephen's Walbrook, Harold E. Darke (photocopy)
22 February 1917, St. Giles Cripplegate, Harold E. Darke (photocopy)
27 February 1917, St. Margaret Pattens Church, Harold E. Darke (photocopy)
8 March 1917, St. Giles Cripplegate, Harold E. Darke (photocopy)
Prospectus of Harold Darke's organ recitals at St. Michael's Church, Cornhill, April-July 1917
26 May 1917, Pinner Choral Society, Vivian Worth, Miss Hayward Webb, John Adams, William Forington, Dr. H. Walford Davies, G. Thalben Ball, Harold E. Darke
7 June 1917, Aeolian Hall, Folk-Song Quartet, Harold E. Darke
23 June 1917, St. Michael's Church Cornhill, Harold Darke, Dora Garland (photocopy)
26 July 1917, Temple Church, Harold Darke, Dora Garland
Prospectus of Harold Darke's organ recitals at St. Michael's Church, Cornhill, September-December 1917
27 September 1917, Witham Public Hall, Vivian Worth, May Windsor, Dora Garland, Norman Allin, R. Purcell Jones, Harold Darke
23 October 1917, St. Margaret Pattens Church, Harold E. Darke (photocopy)

The programmes of the following four concerts all appear in one brochure :
25 October 1917, Winter Subscription Concerts (Northampton), School of Music Concert Room The Drapery, Leonard Borwick, Walter Ford, Harold Darke
8 November 1917, Winter Subscription Concerts (Northampton), School of Music Concert Room The Drapery, Ethel Hobday, Marjorie Hayward
22 November 1917, Winter Subscription Concerts (Northampton), School of Music Concert Room The Drapery, Fanny Davies, Arthur Williams
6 December 1917, Winter Subscription Concerts (Northampton), School of Music Concert Room The Drapery, Mary Beasley, John Adams, Reginald Clarke

11 November 1917, Church of St. Anselm Hatch End, Harold Darke (photocopy)
22 November 1917, Temple Church, Harold Darke, Dora Garland (photocopy)
6 December 1917, Claremont Central Mission, Harold E. Darke, Dora Garland (photocopy)
22 December 1917, Free Church Pinner, Pinner Choral Society, Dora Garland, Charlotte Cunningham, Harold Darke

1918
Prospectus of Harold Darke's organ recitals at St. Michael's Church, Cornhill, January-March 1918 (some pages photocopied)
15 January 1918, St. John's Red Lion Square, Harold E. Darke (photocopy)
27 February 1918, St. Michael and All Angels' Church Croydon, Harold E. Darke, Albert Frisby (photocopy)
23 March 1918, Temple Church, Harold Darke, Isabel I'Anson, Dorothy Thuell, Marjorie Gunn, Capt. W. L. Greenlees, Theodora Hess
Prospectus of Harold Darke's organ recitals at St. Michael's Church, Cornhill, April-July 1918
24 April 1918, Society of Women Musicians, Wigmore Hall, Choristers of Temple Church, Harold E. Darke, Amina Goodwin, William Ackroyd, W. E. Whitehouse, Miss Grainger Kerr, Lily Henkel, Charles Draper, George Baker, Olga Haley, Mrs. Edward Haley, Mabel Rutland
24 May 1918, Aeolian Hall, Folk-Song Quartet, Marian Collier, Hans Wessely, Harold Darke
6 June 1918, Temple Church (photocopy)
13 June 1918, Temple Church (photocopy)
13 June 1918, Aeolian Hall, Folk-Song Quartet, Harold E. Darke
16 October 1918, St. Paul's Cathedral
8 November 1918, Royal College of Music, Ethel R. McLelland, Muriel Foster, Samuel Liddle, Sir Walter Parratt, Sir Charles V. Stanford
11 November 1918, St. Michael's Church Cornhill, Harold Darke, Dora Garland (photocopy)
20 November 1918, St. Michael and All Angels' Church Croydon, Harold E. Darke, Claud Powell (photocopy)
20 December 1918, Westminster Abbey, Bach Choir, O. Etherington Smith, Sibyl Cropper, Harold Wilde, Frederick Ranalow, Sir Frederick Bridge, Harold Darke, London Symphony Orchestra, Dr. Hugh P. Allen

1919
Prospectus of Harold Darke's organ recitals at St. Michael's Church, Cornhill, January-April 1919 (some pages photocopied)
19 February 1919, Westminster Abbey
19 February 1919, Queen's Hall, W. Berry, T. W. Petre, Norman Stone, M. Bontoux, Harold Darke, R. H. Walthew, Walford Davies, Claud Powell, Julius Harrison
20 February 1919 (?), St. John's Red Lion Square, H. E. Darke (photocopy)
19 March 1919, Free Church Hampstead Garden Suburb, Harold Darke, Millar Craig, Christine McClure, Ursula Nettleship
22 March 1919, People's Concert Society, Northern Polytechnic Institute, Harold Darke, Flora McGill, Kathleen Cooper, Jessie Grimson, Amy Grimson, Dilys Jones, Ethel McLelland, Dorothy Smithard, Daniel Jones, Walter Clapperton
Booklet detailing all pieces performed in one hundred of Harold Darke's organ recitals at St. Michael's Church, Cornhill, 1916-1919
7 April 1919, St. Michael's Church Cornhill, Harold E. Darke (photocopy)
30 April 1919, St. Andrew's Hall Drumsheugh Gardens, St. Andrew's Choir, Chrissie M'Diarmid, Dr. H. Walford Davies, C. Mentiplay, Rev. C. W. Wordsworth, Marcus Dods, Douglas Dickson, Maud Cowan, Muriel Mackie, Bernard Beers
Prospectus of Harold Darke's organ recitals at St. Michael's Church, Cornhill, May-July 1919
23 June 1919, St. Michael's Church Cornhill, Harold E. Darke

The programmes of the following three concerts all appear in one brochure :
1 July 1919, Royal College of Music, Vivian Worth, Walter Saull, Stanley Wilson, Edgar Bainton, Ethel McLelland, Dan Jones, Frank Bridge, Adrian C. Boult, John Huntington, Kathleen Cooper, Sir Charles Stanford
2 July 1919, Royal College of Music, Dorothea Christison, Doris Houghton, Sybil Maturin, Dorothy Thuell, W. Topliss Green, Charles T. Lofthouse, Lena Chisholm, Yvonne Sawyer, Ursula Gale, Cecil E. M. Dixon, Leonard Hopkinson, John Pennington, Kathleen Barkworth, Flora McGill, Edith Finch, John S. Robson, Edith M. Lake, Isabel Bedlington, Vivian Worth, Helena Hughes, Tudor Davies, William Allen, Gertrude Newsham, Edward J. Robinson, Margery Newborn
4 July 1919, Royal College of Music, Gustav Holst, Cyril Rootham, William Allen, Adrian C. Boult, Bernhard Ord, T. F. Dunhill, Dorothy Smithard, Hugh P. Allen, Tudor Davies, Sir Charles Stanford

4 July 1919, Royal College of Music Union "At Home" concerts, Royal College of Music Concert Hall, Ethel McLelland, Dorothy Smithard, Dan Jones, William Allen, Dr. W. H. Harris, Harold Darke, Viola Tree, George Baker, Arnold Smith, Geoffrey Toye
Prospectus of Harold Darke's organ recitals at St. Michael's Church, Cornhill, September-December 1919
29 November 1919, People's Concerts, Sheffield Wesleyan Mission (Victoria Hall), Eva Rich Ladies' Choir, Eva Rich Ladies' Orchestra, Eva Rich, Edith Wright, Lurline Holmes, Frank Payne, Stanley Beckett, Rispah Goodacre, Gertrude Gilpin, Elsie Hadfield, Edith Reed, Jessie Youle, Muriel Douthwaite, Dr. Harold Darke, Harold Eaton, Ethel Cook
17 December 1919, Guildford Orchestral Subscription Concerts, Borough Hall Guildford, Guildford Symphony Orchestra, Adrian C. Boult, Claud Powell, Albert Fransella, Ivy Parkin

1920
Prospectus of Harold Darke's organ recitals at St. Michael's Church, Cornhill, January-March 1920 (some pages photocopied)
14 February 1920, People's Concert Society, Northern Polytechnic Institute, Dorothy Christison, Dr. Harold Darke, Alice Mandeville, Violette Daved (photocopy)

The programmes of the following two concerts both appear on one leaflet :
14 February 1920, Church of St. Mary the Virgin Nottingham, Vernon Read
21 February 1920, Church of St. Mary the Virgin Nottingham, Dr. Harold Darke

23 February 1920, Woodford Union Church, Dr. Harold Darke, Sydney Shepherd, Lilian Butler (photocopy)
24 February 1920, City Temple Holborn Viaduct, Dr. Harold Darke, Leonard Lovesey, Allan Brown
10 March 1920, Royal College of Music, Gerald Hudson, Wilfred V. Tungatt, Thomas A. Davies, John L. Clarke, Dilys Evans, Walter Clapperton, Henry E. Wilson, William N. McKie, Hilda M. Klein, Leslie H. Heward
20 March 1920, Wigmore Hall, Cecilia Ladies' Choir, Herman Klein, Alison King, Léonie Zifado, Irene Foster Salmond, Helen Blain, Mabel Rutland
27 March 1920, Saturday Popular Concerts, Ewen Hall Barnet, Glyn Dowell, Colin Ashdown, Isabel I'Anson, Dora Garland, Dr. Harold Darke, Helena Hughes, William S. Robinson, Christine Passmore
Prospectus of Harold Darke's organ recitals at St. Michael's Church, Cornhill, April-July 1920
8 August 1920, Holy Trinity Church Exmouth, Dr. H. E. Darke, Dora Garland, Charles Trickey
13 October 1920, Harringay Congregational Church, Harold E. Darke, Dora Challis, Annie Camm

1921
22 January 1921, Woodford Parish Church, Dr. Harold E. Darke, Phyllis Wright, Charles Kingston
12 March 1921, Fox Lane Congregational Church Palmers Green, Dr. Harold E. Darke, Wood Green Adult School Male-Voice Choir
15 March 1921, St. Peter's Church Brockley, Dr. Harold E. Darke, Albert Frisby
6 April 1921, East Sussex Federation of Women's Institutes Choral Festival (Harold Darke adjudicating)
7 April 1921, St. Stephen's Walbrook, Dr. Harold E. Darke
24 May 1921, Sutton Congregational Church, Harold E. Darke

The programmes of the following four concerts all appear in one brochure :
19 November 1921, Dorothy Silk Concerts of Old Music, Steinway Hall, Dorothy Silk, Steuart Wilson, Pennington String Quartet, Norah Dawnay
10 December 1921, Dorothy Silk Concerts of Old Music, Steinway Hall, Dorothy Silk, John Goss, Pennington String Quartet, Violet Gordon Woodhouse, Flora Mann, Albert Fransella
4 February 1922, Dorothy Silk Concerts of Old Music, St. Michael's Church Cornhill, Dr. Harold Darke, Dorothy Silk, Margaret Champneys, Frederick Woodhouse, W. Hinchliff, Pennington String Quartet
25 February 1922, Dorothy Silk Concerts of Old Music, Dorothy Silk, Clive Carey, Newcastle-on-Tyne Bach Choir, Dr. W. G. Whittaker, Norah Dawnay, W. Hinchliff, Pennington String Quartet

1922
22 February 1922, Newcastle-on-Tyne Bach Choir Festival, Aeolian Hall, Newcastle-on-Tyne Bach Choir, Dorothy Silk, Margaret Champneys, Steuart Wilson, Clive Carey, Harold Darke
24 February 1922, Newcastle-on-Tyne Bach Choir Festival, St. Michael's Church Cornhill, Dorothy Silk, Margaret Champneys, Steuart Wilson, Clive Carey, Harold Darke
16 March 1922, 91 Queen's Gate, Violet Gordon Woodhouse, Dorothy Silk, Gena Milne, Dr. Harold Darke
22 March 1922, Royal College of Music, S. Angus Morrison, Marie E. Wilson, Joan H. Carlill, Bernard Shore, Gena A. Milne, George Hiscock, Charles E. Rubbra, Doris M. Tomkins, Millicent H. Russell, Archibald Winter, Leonard A. Willmore, L. Eileen Parker, Amina Lucchesi, Kenneth M. Skeaping, D. Keith Falkner, Maurice Jacobson
26 April 1922, East Sussex Federation of Women's Institutes Choral Festival (Harold Darke adjudicating)
31 May 1922, Woodford Parish Church, Dr. Harold E. Darke
7 June 1922, All Saints' Church Hertford, Dr. H. E. Darke, H. Richardson
14 June 1922, St. Cecilia Singing Festival of Working Girls, Royal Albert Hall, Dr. Harold Darke, Harvey Grace, Adila Fachiri, Margaret Champneys, Mr. Plunket Greene, Mrs. Harvey Grace, Kenneth Swan, Samuel Liddle
Programme of the Student Christian Movement of Great Britain and Ireland General Conference 25-31 July 1922
25 November 1922, St. Mary Plaistow, Dr. Harold E. Darke, C. G. Young

1923
17 February 1923, Dorothy Silk Concerts of Old Music, Dorothy Silk, Albert Fransella, John Goss, Walter Hinchliff, Philharmonic String Quartet, Dr. Harold Darke
26 February 1923, St. Mary Redcliffe, Dr. Harold E. Darke
25 April 1923, East Sussex Federation of Women's Institutes Choral Festival, Lewes Town Hall, Margaret Champneys, Wood Smith String Quartet, Dr. Harold Darke, Sydney Northcote
26 April 1923, St. Matthew's Upper Clapton, Dr. Harold Darke, Choir of St. Matthew's

The programmes of the following two concerts both appear on one leaflet :
29 April 1923, Christ Church Cathedral, Dr. Darke
6 May 1923, Christ Church Cathedral, Dr. Stewart

1 May 1923, St. Anselm's Church Hatch End, Dr. Harold Darke, George Parker
26 May 1923, St. Margaret's Westminster, Dr. Harold Darke
16 August 1923, Christ Church St. Leonard's, Dr. Harold Darke
9 October 1923, Highbury Hill Baptist Church, Harold E. Darke, Eunice Hocking
17 November 1923, St. James's Church Muswell Hill, Dr. Harold Darke
22 November 1923, Royal Philharmonic Society, Queen's Hall, Dorothy Silk, Albert Fransella, Harold Darke, Ernest Ansermet
1 December 1923, Cathedral Church of St. Nicholas Newcastle-upon-Tyne, Dr. Harold E. Darke
12 December 1923, Guildford Choral Society, County & Borough Hall Guildford, Guildford Symphony Orchestra, Guildford Choral Society, Dr. Tom Goodey, George Parker, Gwen Heygate, Claud Powell

1924
5 January 1924, Leigh-on-Sea Baptist Church, Dr. Harold Darke, Master Deller
11 January 1924, Gerald Cooper Chamber Concerts, Aeolian Hall, Dorothy Silk, Philharmonic String Quartet, Léon Goossens, Claude Hobday, Harold Darke
30 January 1924, Guildford Orchestral Subscription Concerts, County & Borough Hall Guildford, Elsie Suddaby, Albert Fransella, Harold Darke
11 February 1924, Dorothy Silk Concerts of Old Music, Wigmore Hall, Dorothy Silk, Stuart Robertson, Joseph Slater, Leon Goossens, Philharmonic String Quartet, Dr. Harold Darke
21 February 1924, Westminster Cathedral, Harold E. Darke
1 March 1924, Elizabethan Festival, Kingsway Hall, Choir of Southwark Cathedral Church, Edgar T. Cook, Dorothy Silk, Stella Murray, Harold Craxton, Dr. Harold Darke, Stuart Robertson
27 March 1924, St. John's Southwick Crescent, Dr. Harold E. Darke
28 March 1924, Royal College of Music, Muriel Swinstead, Charles E. Benbow, Adrian C. Boult
29 March 1924, Harold Darke
July 1924 (date not specified), Royal College of Organists, Dr. Harold E. Darke
19 August 1924, Christ Church St. Leonards, Dr. Harold Darke
29 October 1924, Municipal Concerts, Ipswich, Dr. Harold Darke, G. I. Bragg, Alice Coppin, W. H. Dixon, Robert Markham, Marguerite Loriot, Jane Tipple
2 December 1924, Christ Church Westminster Bridge Road, Harold Darke
20 December 1924, St. Augustine's Church Kilburn, Dr. Harold Darke
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1916 - 1924
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