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Collection Description

Collection Title
Rubbra Archive Box 8
Unique Identifier
Rubbra 8 (temporary)
Description
Edmund Rubbra: programmes, reviews and writings (mostly bound in chronological order. Items marked with asterisk are loose and held at end of sequence) 1957 - 1958 [Box 8 of 17]

01/10/1957, Birmingham Town Hall: Including Symphony no. 7, op. 88 with City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra conducted by Andrzej Panufnik
05/10/1957 - 22/03/1958: Royal Festival Hall, brochure for Ernest Read Orchestral Concerts for Children, including Improvisation for violin and orchestra, op. 89 [22/02/1958] with Frederick Grinke (violin) and Royal Philharmonic Orchestra conducted by Ernest Read [Brochure out of sequence, page 28]
07/10/1957, Royal Festival Hall: Including Festival Gloria, op. 94 with St Paul's Cathedral Choir conducted by John Dykes Bower
08/10/1957, Royal Festival Hall: Including Symphony no. 7, op. 88 with City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra conducted by Arndrzej Panufnik
11/10/1957, Great Drawing Room, Arts Council of Great Britain: Concert for the 85th Birthday of Ralph Vaughan Williams, including The Givers, op. 96, with The Elizabethan Singers conducted by Louis Halsey
09/11/1957, Newbury Baptist Church: Including Song of the Soul, op. 78 with Newbury Singers, Philomela Singers and Newbury String Players conducted by Christopher Finzi [Programme booklet plus postcard of programme sent by Joy Finzi to Rubbra]
26/11/1957, South African Broadcasting Corporation, Durban: Recording including Fantasia on a theme of Machaut, op. 86 with Die Eoliese Spelers
06/12/1957, Institut Francais, London: Including No Swan so Fine, op. 91 with Sophie Wyss, (soprano) and Rubbra (piano) [2 copies at page 24-25]
31/01/1958, Midland Institute, Birmingham: Including Violin Sonata no. 2, op. 31 with Lorna Hermolle (violin) and Kathleen Hermolle (piano)
08/02/1958, Holywell Music Room: including Fantasia on a theme of Machaut, op. 86 with Bruce Jamson (violin), Lorna Blair (violin), Andre Hughes (viola), Francesca McManus (cello), Michael Crowe (recorder) and John Rhys (harpsichord)
17/02/1958, St James's, Piccadilly: Including Symphony no. 7. op. 88 with Kensington Symphony Orchestra conducted by Leslie Head
17/02/1958, Examination Hall, University College of Wales, Aberystwyth: including Lyric Movement, op. 24 with string quartet and Ian Parrott (piano) [Programme out of sequence, page 36]
18/02/1958, St Pancras Town Hall: Including Festival Gloria, op. 94 with Arnold Foster Choir, conducted by Arnold Foster
22/02/1958*, Royal Festival Hall: Ernest Read Orchestral Concert for Children, including Improvisation for violin and orchestra, op. 89 with Frederick Grinke (violin) and Royal Philharmonic Orchestra conducted by Ernest Read
26/03/1958, Royal Festival Hall: Including Symphony no. 7, op. 88 with BBC Symphony Orchestra conducted by Rudolf Schwarz [*2 further copies at end of sequence]
13/04 and 15/04/1958, Barnes Hall Auditorium, Cornell University: Including Two Sonnets, op. 87 [15/04] with Keith Falkner (baritone), Joan Reuning (viola) and Donald Grout (piano)
16/05/1958*, Die Brucke, Anglo-German Center, Cologne: Including Oboe Sonata, op. 100 with Evelyn Rothwell (oboe) and Rubbra (piano)
25/06/1958*, St. Bartholomew the Great, London: Including Song of the Soul, op. 78 with The London Bach Society
26/07/1958 - 20/09/1958*, Royal Albert Hall: Prospectus for 64th season of Henry Wood Promenade Concerts, including Soliloquy, op. 57 with Joan Dickson (cello) and London Philharmonic orchestra conducted by Basil Cameron [04/09/1958]
17/10/1958, All Souls, Langham Place: Including 2 carols with Soni Seddon (soprano) and John Marson (harp)
17/10/1958, Great Drawing Room, Arts Council of Great Britain: Macnaghten Concert, including Oboe Sonata, op. 100 with Evelyn Rothwell (oboe) and Rubbra (piano) [Programme plus 2 flyers at page 40-41 for complete Macnaghten 1958-59 series]
25/10/1958*, Royal Albert Hall,: Daily Herald National Brass Band Championship of Great Britain Festival Contest and Festival concert programmes, including Variations on the Shining River, op. 101 as test piece
16/11/1958, Balliol College, Oxford: Balliol College Musical Society, including Oboe Sonata, op. 100 with Evelyn Rothwell (oboe) and Rubbra (piano)
27/11/1958*, Queen's College, Oxford: Including 3-part Mass, op. 98 with Eglesfield Musical Society Chorus and Orchestra, conducted by James Dalton [2 copies]
Format
  • box
Date range of collection
1957-10-01 - 1958-11-30
Accumulation Dates
-
Suggested Audience
Not Specific
Associated Times
This collection is about

Location Details

Bodleian Library, Music Library
Broad Street,Music Library Oxford OX1 3BG
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Telephone
01865 277063
Fax
01865 277182 
Visiting Information
Membership fee for users outside the UK academic community; charges for photocopying and inter-library loans
Collections Overview
The collection has very strong holdings of British music and related material acquired in part by legal deposit. Many collected editions and scholarly series. Very strong periodical coverage, including major 19thC European journals. Largest collection of American song material in UK.
For details of other collections held at the same location: See the location record

Additional Collection Information

Accrual Status
Closed
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Collection Creator(s)
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Associated Collection(s)
Cardif University (Prifysgol Caerdydd)Royal College of Music LondonMuseums, Libraries and Archives Council