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Collection Description

Collection Title
Rubbra Archive Box 15
Unique Identifier
Rubbra 15 (temporary)
Edmund Rubbra: programmes, reviews and writings, 1976 - 1977 (Loose and in chronological order where possible) [Box 15 of 17]

10/03/1976 - 30/06/1976, Purcell Room: Flyer for Westmorland Concerts 1976, including Eight Preludes, op. 131 with Philip Fowke (piano) [31/03/1976]
22/03/1976 - 28/03/1976: Flyer for British-American Music week, presented by Park Lane Group. Including Symphony no, 2, op. 45 [28/03/1976 - see full entry]
25/03/1976, Brown Auditorium, Lee College, Cleveland, Tennessee: Lee College Senior Recital, including Jesukin , op. 4, no. 2 with Jerry Harris (mezzo-soprano) and Johnny Bunn (piano)
28/03/1976, The Round House, London: Including Symphony no. 2, op. 45 with New Philharmonia Orchestra conducted by Michel Tabachnick [Replacing Vernon Handley]
13/05/1976, Royal College of Music: Including Symphony no. 10, op. 145 (Sinfonia da Camera) with Second Chamber Orchestra conducted by Denys Darlow
16/05/1976, St. Bartholomew-the-Great, London: Edmund Rubbra 75th Birthday Concert, including Song of the Soul, op. 78, This Spiritual House, op. 146, Blessed be He, op. 147 and Inscape, op. 122 with St. Bartholomew-the-Great Choir, New English Singers and Royal College of Music Orchestra conducted by Andrew Morriss [Programme and flyer]
27/05/19763 - 28/05/1976, Oxford concert list [extract], including Cello Sonata, op. 60 at Holywell Music room with Rohan de Saram (cello) and Michael Hill (piano)
30/05/1976, Holywell Music Room: Concert to Celebrate Edmund Rubbra's 75th Birthday, including 7 songs, Introduction and Fugue, op. 19c and Oboe Sonata, op. 100 with Richard Morton (tenor), Nicholas Clapton (oboe) and Michael Pollack (piano) [2 copies]
12/06/1976, Queen Elizabeth Hall: Concert in Honour of Edmund Rubbra's 75th Year including Advent Cantata, op. 136 and Four Medieval Latin Lyrics, op. 32 with David Thomas (baritone), Tilford Bach Choir and Tilford Bach Orchestra conducted by Denys Darlow
23/10/1976, Purcell Room: [Including Cantata Pastorale, op. 92 with Heicon Ensemble [Flyer]
30/10/1976, St Mary's, Oxford: Including Three motets, op. 76 and Missa Cantuariensis, op. 59 with St Cecilia Singers of Oxford, Colin Walsh (organ), conducted by Christopher Barton
12/11/1976: University of Aberdeen: Havergal Brian and British Music Society recital, including 4 songs and Violin Sonata no. 2, op. 31 with Shona Duncan (mezzo-soprano), Alison Kier (violin), Iain Maxwell (piano) and Alan Hastie (piano)
01/12/1976: University of Aberdeen: Havergal Brian Centenary and British Music Society recital with performers from the University of Aberdeen
01/12/1976, St. Bartholomew-the-Great, London: Michael Head Memorial Concert with Evelyn Barbirolli (oboe), Kenneth Bowen (tenor), Iris Loveridge (piano) and Andrew Morris (organ)
11/12/1976, Hungerford Parish Church: Including Soliloquy, op. 57 with Anna Shuttleworth (cello) and Newbury String Players conducted by Christopher Finzi
01/01/1977, Wigmore Hall: Music for viola ensemble to honour the memory of Lionel Tertis, including Meditation on a Byzantine Hymn, op. 117a with members of the viola section of The BBC Symphony Orchestra [Programme plus flyer]
15/02/1977 - 17/02/1977, Oxford concert list [extract], including Piano Trio no. 1, op. 68 at Maison Francaise with Oxford Camerata Piano Trio
19/04/1977 - 24/04/1977, Cork: Cork International Choral and Dance Festival programme book, including Three Greek Folksongs, op. 151
19/04/1977 - 05/07/1977, St Bartholomew -the-Great: St Bartholomew's Festival programme book, including Song of the Soul, op. 78 with New English Singers and London Schubert Orchestra conducted by Brian Brockless
19/05/1977, Memorial Room, Worcester College, Oxford: Worcester-Somerville Music Society, with Martha Hill (soprano), Jenny Andrews (flute) and Robert Sherlaw Johnson (piano)
03/07/1977, Theatre Royal, Haymarket, London: Royal Thames: a Silver Jubilation [flyer] [Including Prayer for the Queen, op. 152] with Richard Hickox Singers conducted by Richard Hickox
27/11/1977, [Sheldonian Theatre]: Oxford Music Festival, including String quartet ,no. 4, op. 150 with Amici String Quartet
10/12/1977, Brangwyn Hall, Swansea: Including Missa Cantuariensis, op. 59 with Swansea Philharmonic Choir conducted by Haydn James [Note from Michael Freeman on verso]
Date range of collection
1976-01-01 - 1977-12-31
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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.
For details of other collections held at the same location: See the location record

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Cardif University (Prifysgol Caerdydd)Royal College of Music LondonMuseums, Libraries and Archives Council