Collection P - Programmes

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GB GB1179 P




  • 1839-1981 (Creation)

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2 boxes

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An artificial collection, compiled in part possibly from donations from the Behrens family and from Ena Mitchell.

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A miscellaneous collection of programmes from a range of venues, concerts and performers. Venues and promoters include: His Majesty's Theatre, Crystal Palace, Sacred Harmonic Society Nottingham, Stalybridge Harmonic Society, Winter Gardens Bournemouth, Harrison Concerts Birmingham, Blundellsands, Blackpool Musical Festival, Sam Vickers Operatic Concerts, Liverpool Philharmonic Society, Bradford Subscription Concerts, Birmingham Festival, Brand Lane Concerts, National Gallery Concerts, Royal Festival Hall, Royal Albert Hall, Mary Wakefield Westmorland Festival, Three Choirs Festival. Performers include Paderewski, Anna Pavlova, Cortot, Nellie Melba, Rachmaninoff, Boult, Beecham, Petri, Schnabel, Holst, Szigeti, Rosenthal, Ena Mitchell, D'Oyly Carte Opera Company, Sargent, Barbirolli, LSO, Clara Butt, Moiseiwitsch, Rubinstein Some programmes have reviews, and a few are autographed by the performers.

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Duplicates have been discarded.


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WickhaS, 27/08/2004




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