University of Melbourne Library Louise Hanson-Dyer Music Library

 

 

 

Concert and Theatre Programs Collection, 1860s-2013

Boxes : 1-10 : 11-20 : 21-30 : 31-40 : 41-50 : 51-60 : 61-70 : 71-80 : 81-90 : 91-99

 

The Louise Hanson-Dyer Music Library has a large collection of concert and theatre programs. 70 % of the collection focuses on musical life in Melbourne, 20% on overseas concerts and the rest are from interstate.

Melbourne's musical history can be traced from the establishment of the Melbourne Philharmonic Society in 1853 and the Fitzroy Musical Union's public concerts in 1860. It charts the development of its first orchestras, various exhibitions and musical festivals (such as the Christmas Festival of 1882 and the International Exhibition Concerts in 1888), the foundation of the Ormond Chair of Music, and later the Musica Viva Society, visits by renowned professional musicians such as Charles and Lady Hallé, Fritz Kreisler, Ignaz Friedman, and Artur Schnabel, the Viennese Boys' Choir, the Ballets Russes, and the Olympic Games Music Festival of 1956. We also have a small collection of materials associated with Sir Bernard Heinze, including concert programs, letters, administrative papers, and a volume of Programs of the Marshall-Hall orchestral concerts 1892-1910.

Viewing items

24 hours notice must be given prior to viewing by either visiting, phoning +61 3 8344 5262 or sending an email to the Louise Hanson-Dyer Music Library.

Items are viewed in the Cultural Collections Reading Room located on the third floor of the Baillieu Library.

Box no. Collection Summary
Box 1: Overseas and Inter-state Materials (1881-1920)
Box 2: Orchestral Music, Melbourne (1888-1929)
Box 3: Melbourne Philharmonic Society (1879-1917)
Box 4: Musical Societies Melbourne (1889-1920)
Box 5 : Melbourne Public Concerts (1860-1907)
Box 6: Melbourne Public Concerts (1905-1912)
Box 7: Melbourne Public Concerts (1913-1921)
Box 8: Melbourne Public Concerts (1919-1930)
Box 9: Chicago Symphony Orchestra Concert Programs (1928-1929)
Box 10: His Majesty's and Princess Theatres Opera Season Programs (1928)
Box 11: International Concert Programs and Booklets (1925-1934)
Box 12: University of Edinburgh, Reid Orchestral Concerts (1929-1936)
Box 13: Melbourne Symphony Orchestra (1926-1939)
Box 14: Melbourne Public Concerts (1928-1936)
Box 15: Melbourne Philharmonic Society (1918-1930)
Box 16: Melbourne University Conservatorium and Conservatorium of Music (Albert Street) Concert Programs (1894-1924)
Box 17: International Concert Programs and Booklets (1922-1955)
Box 18: Melbourne University Conservatorium and Conservatorium of Music (Albert Street) Concert Programs (1925-1944)
Box 19: Melbourne Symphony Orchestra & Victorian Symphony Orchestra Concert Programs (1940-1941)
Box 20: Melbourne Public Concerts (1936-1942)
Box 21: Melbourne Public Concerts (1943-1948)
Box 22: Interstate Concert Programs (1933-1977)
Box 23: Melbourne Symphony Orchestra & Victorian Symphony Orchestra Concert Programs (1942-1949)
Box 24: International Concert Programs and Booklets (1953-1959)
Box 25: Melbourne Public Concerts (1949-1951)
Box 26: Melbourne Public Concerts (1952-1954)
Box 27: International Concert Programs and Booklets (1909-1971)
Box 28: Melbourne Symphony Orchestra & Victorian Symphony Orchestra Concert Programs (1950-1955)
Box 29: International Concert Programs and Booklets (1924-1955)
Box 30: Miscellaneous Items
Box 31: Melbourne Philharmonic Society (1932-1948)
Box 32: Melbourne Symphony Orchestra & Victorian Symphony Orchestra Concert Programs (1956-1959)
Box 33: Melbourne University Conservatorium and Conservatorium of Music (Albert Street) Concert Programs (1945-1960)
Box 34: Melbourne University Conservatorium and Conservatorium of Music (Albert Street) Concert Programs (1961-1964)
Box 35: Melbourne University Conservatorium of Music Concert Programs (1965-1986)
Box 36: Melbourne Philharmonic Society (1949-1990)
Box 37: Melbourne Symphony Orchestra & Victorian Symphony Orchestra Concert Programs (1960-1963)
Box 38: Melbourne Public Concerts (1955-1956)
Box 39: Melbourne Public Concerts (1956-1957)
Box 40: Melbourne Public Concerts (1958-1960)
Box 41: Melbourne Public Concerts (1960-1966)
Box 42: Interstate Concert Programs New South Wales (1905-1988)
Box 43: International Concert Programs and Booklets (1903-1990)
Box 44: International Concert Programs and Booklets (1924-1982)
Box 45: International Concert Programs and Booklets (c1933-1998)
Box 46: Interstate Concert Programs (1974-1994)
Box 47: Melbourne Public Concerts (1966-1969)
Box 48: Melbourne Symphony Orchestra & Victorian Symphony Orchestra Concert Programs (1964-1970)
Box 49: Melbourne Public Concerts (1969-1973)
Box 50: Melbourne Symphony Orchestra (1971-1982)
Box 51: International Concert Programs and Booklets (c1950-1979)
Box 52: International Concert Programs and Booklets (1967-1979)
Box 53: Melbourne Public Concerts (1973-1981)
Box 54: Melbourne Public Concerts (1982-1987)
Box 55: International Concert Programs and Booklets (1964-1984)
Box 56: Melbourne Public Concerts (1987-2008)
Box 57: Melbourne Opera Program (1932-1935)
Box 58: Melbourne Opera Program (1935-1939)
Box 59: Melbourne Opera Programs: J.C. Williamson's Gala Grand Opera Season Programs (1948-1949)
Box 60: Melbourne University Conservatorium of Music Programs (1987- )
Box 61: Melbourne Symphony Orchestra (1987-1991)
Box 62: Undated Melbourne Concert Programs (Loose leaf)
Box 63: International Concert Programs and Booklets (England)
Box 64: International Concert Programs and Booklets (Germany)
Box 65: Undated Melbourne Concert Programs
Box 66: Miscellaneous Concert and Theatre Programs (Oversized)
Box 67: Undated Concert Programs
Box 68: Marshall-Hall Concert Programs
Box 69: Free Sidney Myer Concert Programs (1934-1974)
Box 70: Borovansky Ballet Programs (1943-1960)
Box 71: International Concert Programs - Italy and United Kingdom (1957-1958)
Box 72: Melbourne Concert & Theatre Programs (c1908-1917)
Box 73: Melbourne Public Concerts (1991- )
Box 74: London Public Concerts (1876-1903)
Box 75: Undated Melbourne & Regional Victorian Concerts (c1895-1970)
Box 76: Melbourne Public Concerts (1930-1934)
Box 77: Melbourne Public Concerts (1899-1907)
Box 78: Melbourne Public Concerts - Oversized (1891-1896)
Box 79: Australian Ballet Programs (1980-2007)
Box 80: Australian Opera Programs (1970-1976)
Box 81: Australian Opera Programs (1977-1979)
Box 82: Australian Opera Programs (1980-1983)
Box 83: Australian Opera Programs (1984-1989)
Box 84: Australian Opera Programs (1990-1999)
Box 85: Melbourne Musical Theatre and Revues (1952-1969)
Box 86: Concerts in Regional Victoria (1950s)
Box 87: Melbourne Ballet and Dance Performances (1940s-1980s)
Box 88: Melbourne Musical Theatre Programs (1960s-1990s)
Box 89: Opera in Melbourne (1970s-1990s)
Box 90: International Artists' Concerts in Melbourne (1950s-2001)
Box 91: Ballet Performances, UK 1962-1970
Box 92: Spoleto and Melbourne International Festival Programs
Box 93: Coming soon
Box 94: Coming soon
Box 95: Opera Australia (2000 - 2013)
Box 96: Australian Opera Companies
Box 97: The National Theatre Movement of Australia
Box 98: Musica Viva Society

 

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