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Collection Title
Rubbra Archive Box 13
Unique Identifier
Rubbra 13 (temporary)
Edmund Rubbra: programmes, reviews and writings, 1970 - 1971 (Loose and in chronological order where possible) [Box 13 of 17]

19/02/1970, St Stephen Walbrook, London: Including Cantata di Camera, op. 111 with David Fieldsend (tenor) and Guildhall School of Music and Drama Chamber Choir and Orchestra conducted by Christopher Fifield
26/02/1970, King's College Chapel, Cambridge: Including Veni Creator Spiritus, op. 130 with Roger Parkes (organ) and Cambridge University Music Society conducted by David Willcocks [Performers plus Audience copy]
24/03/1970, St Martin-in-the-Fields, London: Music Society of St Martin-in-the-Fields, including Meditations on a Byzantine Hymn, op. 117 with Elizabeth Holbrook (viola)
13/04/1971, Wigmore Hall: Including Eight Preludes, op. 131 with Margaret Benselin (piano) [flyer]
17/04/1971, Wigmore Hall: Including Hymn to the Virgin , op. 13, no. 2 and Jesukin, Op. 4, no. 2 with Phyllis Chatfield (soprano), Margaret Townshend (soprano) and Jean Hadfield (piano) [flyer]
05/05/70, Holywell Music Room: Oxford University Music Club and Union, including Passacaglia sopra Plusieurs Regrets, op. 113 with Ross Winters (recorder) and Julian Dawson (harpsichord)
07/05/1970, Great Hall, City University, London: Guildhall School of Music and Drama Advanced Conducting Course concert, including Viola concerto, op. 75 with Andrew Sparrow (viola), [Guildhall School Orchestra] conducted by Dirk Joeres
20/05/1970, St John's Smith Square: Including Creature-Songs to Heaven, op. 134, Fantasia on a theme of Machaut, op. 86 and Missa Brevis, op. 137 with John Pullen (recorder), Barry Wordsworth (harpsichord), Wood String Quartet and Trinity Boys' Choir conducted by David Squibb [2 copies]
04/06/1970, Chapter house, Canterbury Cathedral: Becket Anniversary Concert, including Madrigals. 2nd set, op. 52 with Canterbury Singers conducted by Anthony Stutchbury
01/07/1970? - ??: Concert Tour of Norway by boys of Coventry Cathedral choir, including Missa Brevis, op. 137, with Robert Weddle (Organ) and Cathedral Choir boys
02/07/1970, Guildhall School of Music and Drama: Preliminary Competition for the Gold Medal (Music), including Viola Concerto, op. 75 with Andrew Sparrow (viola) [Accompaniment not indentified]
05/07/1970, Museum Street Methodist Church, Ipswich: Including Missa in honorem Sancti Dominici, op. 66 with Cantata Singers, conducted by Keith Griffiths
06/07/1970 - 10/07/1970, Guildhall School of Music and Drama: Year Three Associate Public Recitals, including Violin Sonata no. 2, op. 31 [06/07/1970] with Nigel Beresford (violin) [Accompanist not identified]
01/09/1970 - 27/09/1970, Liverpool Metropolitan Cathedral: Order of Services and Music September 1970 with Liverpool Metropolitan Cathedral Choir conducted by Philip Duffy and Terence Duffy (organ)
07/10/1970, Prince Henry's Grammar School, Evesham: Evesham and District Music Club, Including Piano Trio no. 2, op. 138 with Rubbra-Gruenberg-Pleeth Piano Trio
20/10/1970 - 01/12/1970, Holywell Music Room: Oxford University Musical Club and Union term card, including Fantasia on a Theme of Machaut, op. 86 [performers unspecified]
07/11/1970, Birmingham City Art Gallery: Birmingham Chamber Music Society, including Piano Trio no. 2, op. 138 with Rubbra-Gruenberg-Pleeth Piano Trio [7 copies]
19/11/1970, Bristol Cathedral: Including Lauda Sion, op. 110 with Bristol Madrigal Society conducted by Herbert Byard
03/12/1970, Christ Church Cathedral, Oxford: Including Missa Brevis, op. 137 with Christ Church Cathedral School Choir, Nicholas Cleobury (organ), conducted by Vincent Packford [Flyer and 2 programmes]
13/12/1970, Newbury Parish Church: Including Jesukin (op. 4, no. 2 and Hymn to the Virgin, op. 13, no. 2 with Marion Milford (soprano) and Nuala Herbert (harp)
15/12/1970 - 22/12/1970, Liverpool Philharmonic Hall: Carol Concerts, including Jesukin, op. 4, no. 2 with Anne Pashley (soprano) and Ernest Pratt (organ/piano?)
05/01/1971, Liverpool Philharmonic Hall: Including Symphony no. 8, op. 132 with Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra conducted by Charles Groves [3 copies]
25/02/1971, Sheldonian Theatre: Including Symphony no. 8, op. 132 with Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra conducted by Charles Groves
03/03/1971 - 10/06/1971: Northampton Festival of the Arts Programme of Events, including works by (27/04/1971 and 03/05/1971) and illustrated lecture Rubbra (02/06/1971) [2 copies plus 2 copies of commemorative booklet of 1971 Festival]
25/03/1971, Purcell Room: Including Two sonnets by William Alabaster, op. 87 with Tay Cheng-Jim (countertenor), Eileen Engelbrecht (viola) and Roger Vignoles, (piano)
31/03/1971, St John's Smith Square: Including The Morning Watch, op. 55 with Bruckner-Mahler Choir and London Chamber orchestra conducted by Wyn Morris
03/04/1971: St Matthew's Church, Northampton: St Matthew's concert Society, including The Revival, op. 44 and Missa Cantuariensis, op. 59 with St Matthew's Church Choir conducted by Michael Nicholas
07/04/1971 - 30/06/1971, Norwich Gramophone Society Spring Programme: Including composers Workshop with Rubbra (07/04/1971) [Unspecified venue]
20/04/1971 - 25/05/1971, University of Sussex Centre for Continuing Education: Meet the Composers, a course of six lectures by contemporary British Composers including Rubbra (20/04/1971) at Gardner Centre [2 copies]
28/04/1971 - 16/07/1971, Stanhope Institute: London Repertoire Orchestra and Chamber Orchestra, list of rehearsals, including Improvisations on Virginal Pieces by Giles Farnaby, op. 50 (09/06/1971) conducted by Ruth Gipps
28/04/1971, Hampstead Theatre: Camden Festival Concert, including Cantata Pastorale, op. 92 with Helicon Ensemble
08/05/1971 -15/05/1971: Farnham Festival Programme [flyer], including A Spring Carol Sequence, op. 120 at Farnham Parish Church (13/05/1971)
26/05/1971 and 16/06/1971, Fairfield Hall, Croydon: Including Missa Brevis, op. 137 with Trinity Boys Choir, Robert Prizeman (organ) conducted by David Squibb [In programme with The Buz-Gloak Child, an opera for Children by Tim Higgs]
02/06/1971, National Education Hall, Toranoman, Japan: Including Missa in honorem Sancti Dominici, op. 66 with [Gakuyu?] conducted by Katsuhiko Takahashi
06/06/1971, Holywell Music Room: Worcester-Somerville Music Society: Rubbra 70th Birthday concert, including Violin Sonata no. 2, op. 31, Eight Preludes, op. 131, Cello sonata, op. 60 and Piano Trio no. 1, op. 68 with Judith Hill (violin), Rohan de Saram (cello) and Michael Hill (piano)
07/07/1971, Queen Elizabeth Hall: The Society of Women Musicians Diamond Jubilee Concert [Flyer]
15/08/1971, De La Warr Pavilion, Bexhill-on-Sea: School Music Association, British Youth Wind Orchestra conducted by Harry Legge
04/09/1971 - 11/09/1971: Wensum Lodge, Norwich: Summer School in British Music for Composers, Instrumentalists and Singers [Flyer and enrolment form]
10/10/1971 - 21/06/1972: University of Exeter: Concerts and Recitals, Season 1971-1972, including Symphony no. 3, op. 49 with Exeter University Orchestra conducted by David Cawthra (19/03/1972, Great Hall)
15/10/1971, Lower College Hall, University of St Andrews: University Music Society, including Violin sonata no. 3, op. 133 and Two Sonnets of William Alabaster, op. 87 with Heather Chisholm (mezzo-soprano), Christopher Field (violin/viola) and Elizabeth Ann Frame (piano)
23/10/1971, Gerrards Cross Memorial Centre Hall: Gerrards Cross Music Club, including Prelude and Fugue on a theme by Cryril Scott, op. 69, Meditation on a Byzantine Hymn, op. 117, and Two Sonnets of William Alabaster, op. 87 with [Musica Intima] Sybil Michelow (contralto), Christopher Wellington (viola) and Benjamin Kaplan (piano)
Date range of collection
Accumulation Dates
1970-01-01 - 1971-12-31
Suggested Audience
Not Specific
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Location Details

Bodleian Library, Music Library
Broad Street,Music Library Oxford OX1 3BG
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01865 277063
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.
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Cardif University (Prifysgol Caerdydd)Royal College of Music LondonMuseums, Libraries and Archives Council