File RMCM/E/4/16 - General correspondence 1958/9

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General correspondence 1958/9


  • Aug 1958-Sep 1959 (Creation)

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General correspondence of Cox, Kay and Brierley. Subjects and correspondents include Ascherberg, Hopwood & Crew; advertisements; the AGM; prizes and medals; potential students; arrangements for Associated Board exams; equipment and maintenance; a concert conducted by Barbirolli; the BBC; external examiners; students, alumni and staff including references; subscriptions; financial matters; Chester Opera Group; the loan of historic musical instruments to Littlemoss secondary school for recitals; local authority scholarships; Leonard Behrens; students at Glyndebourne Festival Opera; maintenance and equipment; requests for financial assistance from the Gulbenkian Foundation and Granada Television; the death of Albert Hardie; potential students; purchase of instruments; financial matters; staff, alumni and students (including references); Hallé concerts; arrangements for College examinations; insurance; the Incorporated Society of Musicians; local authority scholarships; subscriptions; statistics for 1954-9 of number of enrolments, County boroughs of origin, instruments and courses; foundation of a federal scholarship in the teaching of music by the Federation of Malaya; lessons for John Ogdon from Denis Matthews; student auditions for the Manchester Tuesday Mid-day Concerts; lectures and concerts given by MICA; annual report and newsletters; the NYO; the College production of "Werther"; the College President; the death of Robert Forbes and a pension for his widow; equipment and maintenance; potential students; performance of "Tosca"; the Royal College and Royal Academy of Music; scholarships; collaboration with the University of Manchester; financial matters; the Treasurer. With summary of miscellaneous correspondence which was not retained.

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