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BBC Symphony Orchestra 1959-60 Season at the Royal Festival Hall

Concert Programme
1959-1960 (published)
Artist/Maker
Place of origin

'BBC Symphony Orchestra 1959-60 Season at the Royal Festival Hall'. Concert programme with 16 pages (plus covers) for the concert conducted by Sir Malcolm Sargeant at the Royal Festival Hall, London, 20 January 1960. Signed on the cover. Inside are programme notes, a photograph of conductor Sir Malcolm Sargeant (1895-1967) together with adverts for The Decca group, Scotch magnetic tape, Steinway pianos, and Grundig (Great Britain Ltd).

Object details

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Object type
TitleBBC Symphony Orchestra 1959-60 Season at the Royal Festival Hall
Materials and techniques
Colour offset lithograph and letterpress printing
Brief description
'BBC Symphony Orchestra 1959-60 Season at the Royal Festival Hall'. Concert programme with 16 pages (plus covers) for the concert conducted by Sir Malcolm Sargeant. Colour offset lithograph and letterpress printing. Cover illustration by Laurence Bradbury. Printed by Baines & Scarsbrook Ltd., Published by the British Broadcasting Corporation, London, 1959-60.
Physical description
'BBC Symphony Orchestra 1959-60 Season at the Royal Festival Hall'. Concert programme with 16 pages (plus covers) for the concert conducted by Sir Malcolm Sargeant at the Royal Festival Hall, London, 20 January 1960. Signed on the cover. Inside are programme notes, a photograph of conductor Sir Malcolm Sargeant (1895-1967) together with adverts for The Decca group, Scotch magnetic tape, Steinway pianos, and Grundig (Great Britain Ltd).
Dimensions
  • Closed height: 22cm
  • Closed width: 15.7cm
  • Open height: 22cm
  • Open width: 31.5cm
Dimensions taken from: Edge, Kevin. The Art of Selling Songs : Graphics for the Music Business, 1690-1990. London : Futures Publications, 1991.
Marks and inscriptions
  • 'Lawrence Bradbury' (Signed on the cover.)
  • Lettered with performance details, price, adverts, biographies and publishing details.
Credit line
Given by Kevin Edge
Subjects depicted
Place depicted
Bibliographic reference
Edge, Kevin. The Art of Selling Songs : Graphics for the Music Business, 1690-1990. London : Futures Publications, 1991.
Collection
Accession number
E.1335-1990

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Record createdFebruary 18, 2009
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