File RMCM/E/4/17 - General correspondence 1959/60

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General correspondence 1959/60


  • Aug 1959-Jul 1960 (Creation)

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17 folders

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General correspondence of Cox and Brierley, sections F-M missing. Subjects and correspondents include potential students; students and staff (including references); student accommodation; financial matters; advertisements; the AGM; Arts Council Patrons of Music Fund (John Ogdon, Elizabeth Harwood, Rodney Friend and Barbara Robotham proposed) and auditions for Opera for All; Associated Board examinations; local authority grants to students; the BBC; Miss Rosa d'A. Blumberg; events at and students of Chetham's; auditions for the Royal Opera House; proposed new College of music; subscriptions; Leonard Behrens; the NYO; students, alumni and staff (including references); maintenance and buildings; informal discussions with the NSM regarding co-operation; financial matters including insurance, superannuation; advertisements; lectures and concerts given by MICA; the Royal Philharmonic Society composition prizes; the RCM; the RSAMD; building of a new organ; auditions at Sadler's Wells; loan of 2 cellos; scholarships; maintenance; financial matters; arrangements for teaching practice in schools for students; Elizabeth Harwood's success in the Kathleen Ferrier Competition; nominations to the Board of Professors and Council; timetabling; external tutors and masterclasses; effects of being a chorister on the adult singing voice and musicianship; meeting with the Treasury concerning pianos and accommodation; joint course with the University of Manchester and other matters; Manchester Arts Festival; a television programme by ITW on Welsh students; local authority grants and scholarships; the Treasurer.

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