The programmes in the collection are from a variety of concert series and special concerts organised by Newman. The majority of concerts are from concerts given at the Queen’s Hall, with a number from concerts at the Royal Albert Hall and Crystal Palace. There is also a programme from the Dome, Brighton. The programmes are from recitals, choral concerts and orchestral concerts. Orchestral concerts were given by the Queen’s Hall Orchestra, conducted by Henry Wood.
The concert series and titles of concerts represented in this collection, are as follows:
Symphony Concerts [6th season]; Wagner Concert; Tchaikovsky Concert; Nikisch Concert [Orchestral concert, conductor]; Sullivan Concert; “Elijah” [performance of oratorio]; New Year’s Day Afternoon Concert; “In Memoriam” Concert [for Queen Victoria]; Neilsen [Recital, Soprano]; Ash Wednesday Afternoon; Good Friday Afternoon Concert; Organ Recitals; Hambourg [Recital, pianist]
Ysaye-Becker-Busoni [Recital, piano trio]; Christmas Day Concert; Good Friday Evening Concert.
Royal Albert Hall: Orchestral Concert; Popular Concert.
Crystal Palace: Saturday Concert.
Dome, Brighton: Concert.
The programmes are arranged by concert venue, then by series. Within concert series, programmes are arranged chronologically.