File RMCM/E/4/21 - General correspondence 1964/5

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General correspondence 1964/5


  • Aug 1964-Jul 1965 (Creation)

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General correspondence of Cox and Brierley. Subjects and correspondents include collaboration with the Universidad de San Carlos de Guatemala; staff, alumni and students (including references), including the death of Norman Andrew; advertisements; potential students; the Arts Council, particularly Cox's work on the Musical Advisory Panel; Backhaus' admission to Honorary Membership of the College; equipment and furniture; instruments; financial matters, including correspondence with Leonard Behrens; advice for the Birmingham School of Music; assistance with the appointment of Music Organiser for Bolton; scholarships and visits organised by the British Council; broadcasts and other work for the BBC; Leonard Behrens; grants from local authorities; a visit by Christ Church School Denton; equipment and stationery; invitations to participate in festivals and to give concerts; assistance to Max van Egmond with auditions, including for Barbirolli; the restoration of instruments; translations of the Grieg-Brodsky letters; the Hallé Concerts Society; arrangements with Ibbs and Tillett for artists including van Egmond and Gerard Souzay; the appointment of a (string) quartet in residence at Keele University; the College President; celebratory concert for Alan Rawsthorne; examining by and Fellowship for Noel Rawsthorne; Royal Liverpool Philharmonic; the RAM; the RCM; music teaching at St Martin's College; activities of the Students Association; collaboration with the University of Manchester; financial matters; the Treasurer.

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