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History of The Royal Manchester College of Music [to 1918]

College history written by Stanley Withers, then Registrar, and printed by Policy-Holder Journal Co. Ltd of Manchester. The pamphlet contains a roughly chronological history with a list of members of Council, and teaching staff. It is illustrate...

Withers, Stanley (fl.1890s-1928), Registrar of the Royal Manchester College of Music

Letters from Sir Charles Hallé to Gustav Behrens

17 letters on various aspects of the establishment of the new College of Music, including the suitability of the Concert Hall building; the remuneration and appointment of staff including Hiles for harmony & theory, and Brodsky replacing Olga ...

Hallé, Charles (1819-1895), Knight; pianist, conductor, founder of Royal Manchester College of Music

Charles Hallé letters

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  • late 1800s

Letters sent by Charles Hallé (88 in total), chiefly to Stanley Withers and Gustav Behrens, and chiefly concerning the foundation of the Royal Manchester College of Music, particularly meetings for canvassing support and executive meetings. Other...

Hallé, Charles (1819-1895), Knight; pianist, conductor, founder of Royal Manchester College of Music

Letter, to Pearl Newman, Salford, England

Cites Philip Newman as being among the first outstanding pupils to emerge from the Royal Manchester College of Music after the War. He describes Newman's 1950 performance of the Beethoven Violin Concerto as "extraordinary, not only beca...

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School report for Nina, midsummer 1933

This school report comments on Nina's progress in the following subjects: Principal study (piano), some excellent work; Harmony, very satisfactory ; Sightsinging/musical dictation/ear-test examination, "Does good work"; General atte...

Royal Manchester College of Music (1893-1973)

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