The first parcel includes a large number of loose programmes and handbills, relating primarily to a series of performances given by Jelly d'Arányi at venues on the Iberian Peninsula between 8 April and 11 May 1928 and 3 and 15 May 1929. Also included are programmes for performances at various English venues, a prospectus for the Société de l’Orchestre de la Suisse Romande 1930–31 season at the Grand Théatre au Capitole, Lausanne, and programmes for performances given in the Saal Ehrbar, Vienna (19 January 1906), in Budapest (28 February 1906) and in the Doelenzaal, Rotterdam (23 January 1936). More detailed information about the Iberian concerts and English performances is provided below.
The second parcel includes various examples of concert ephemera, including receipts, contracts and correspondence for performances given by Jelly d' Arányi. Also, programmes for recitals given at Knox School, Cooperstown, New York (7 March, no year), Princeton University (26 March 1931) and in the First Class Lounge of R.M.S. Berengaria (5 April 1931).
1. Iberian concerts
The majority of these concerts were accompanied by Ethel Hobday and many of those given in 1929 also featured Adila Fachiri. With the exception of those given on 16 and 17 April 1928, which were held at the Teatro de S. Carlos, Lisbon (3 copies for each date), the concerts were held in Spanish venues (see below). In addition to the individual concert programmes, the collection includes a prospectus for Audiciones Sinfonicas, given at the Palau de la Musica Catalana, Barcelona in May 1928 to mark the Centenario de Schubert (directed by Pau Casals) and a programme for the Orquestra Pau Casals at the same venue on 29 April 1934 (2 copies).
Badalona, Sala Theatre Zorrilla: 26 April 1928 and 6 May 1929.
Barcelona, Palau de la Musica Catalan: 25 April 1928 (5 copies), 11 May 1928 (4 copies), 3 May 1929.
Bilbao: 9 April 1928.
Burgos, Teatro Principal: 30 April 1928 (2 copies).
Castellón de la Plana, Teatro Principal: 24 April 1928
Gijón, Teatro Jovellanos: 11 April 1928 (2 copies).
La Coruña, Teatro Rosalia Castro: 15 May 1929 (2 copies)
Malaga: 11 May 1929 (3 copies)
Pamplona, Teatro Gayarre: 2 May 1928 (3 copies).
Santander: 10 April 1928
Tarragona, Salón Moderno: 27 April 1928 and 7 May 1929 (2 copies).
Valencia, Teatro Principal: 21 April 1928 (2 copies) and 23 April 1928 (3 copies)
Vigo, Teatro Garcia Barbon: 14 April 1928
Zaragoza, Teatro Principal: 8 May 1928 (2 copies).
Unknown venue: 8 April 1928.
2. English venues
- London venues
3, 10 and 17 November [no year]: Two Orchestral Concerts (conducted by Adrian C. Boult) and a Violin Recital, featuring Adila Fachiri and Jelly d’Aranyi (single document).
28 August 1935: BBC Symphony Orchestra, with Noel Eadie and Percy Manchester (vocal), Adila Fachiri, Jelly d’Aranyi and Marie Wilson (violin), Robert Murchie (flute) and Harold Samuel (piano), during the 41st season of the BBC Promenade Concerts, conducted by Sir Henry J. Wood.
5 February and 6 July [no years]: Violin Recitals by Adila Fachiri, accompanied by James Sherrin (2 items).
8 November [no year]: Recital of Works for Two Violins given by Jelly d’Aranyi and Adila Fachiri, accompanied by Ethel Hobday.
7 March 1952: Adila Fachiri, accompanied by James Sherrin
22 October 1956: Sonata Recital by Adila Fachiri (violin) and Rainer von Zastrow (piano).
- Provincial venues
Bradford, St. George's Hall
2 January 1931: Bradford Subscription Concerts no. 4 given by the Hallé Orchestra with Adila Fachiri (violin) and Tony Close (cello), conducted by Sir Hamilton Harty.
22 April 1936: Twenty-Seventh Leith Hill Musical Festival, Concert – First Division, given by Jelly d’Aranyi and Adila Fachiri and a string orchestra, conducted by R. Vaughan Williams.
Heversham Grammar School, Cumbria
8 November 1956: Violin Recital by Madame Adila Fachiri, accompanied by J. Sherrin.
Oxford, Town Hall
6 June 1934: Recital by Jelly d’Aranyi and Adila Fachiri
Sherborne School, Dorset, Big Schoolroom
14 November 1924: Concert of Chamber Music given by Adila Fachiri, Monsieur Alex Fachiri (cello) and Mr Bertram Harrison (piano).
- Zastrow, Rainer von -
- Wood, Henry -
- Wilson, Marie -
- Vaughan Williams, Ralph -
- Tovey, Donald -
- Société de l’Orchestre de la Suisse Romande -
- Sociedade de Concerto de Lisboa -
- Sociedad Filarmónica de Zaragoza -
- Sociedad Filarmónica de Vigo -
- Sociedad Filarmónica de Tarragona -
- Sociedad Filarmónica de Pamplona -
- Sociedad Filarmónica de Malaga -
- Sociedad Filarmónica de La Coruña -
- Sociedad Filarmónica de Gijón -
- Sociedad Filarmónica de Burgos -
- Sociedad Filarmónica de Bilbao -
- Sociedad Filarmónica Castellón de la Plana -
- Sherrin, James -
- Samuel, Harold 1879 - 1937
- Promenade concerts -
- Orquesta Sinfonica de Valencia -
- Orquesta Pau Casals -
- Murchie, Robert -
- Manchester, Percy -
- Leith Hill Musical Festival -
- Izquierdo, J. Manuel -
- Hobday, Ethel -
- Hess, Myra -
- Harty, Hamilton -
- Harrison, Bertram -
- Hallé Orchestra -
- Fachiri, Alexander -
- Fachiri, Adila -
- Eadie, Noël 1901 - 1950
- Concert-Vereeniging Eruditio Musica, Rotterdam -
- Close, Tony -
- Cervi, Annie -
- Casals, Pablo -
- Boult, Adrian -
- BBC Symphony Orchestra -
- Aranyi, Jelly d' -
- Aeolian Hall, London
- Doelenzaal, Rotterdam
- Dorking Halls
- Grand Théatre et au Capitole, Lausanne
- Heversham Grammar School
- Knox School, Cooperstown
- Palau de la musica catalana
- Princeton University
- Queen's Hall, London
- R.M.S. Berengaria
- Saal Ehrbar, Vienna
- Sala Zorrilla, Badalona
- Salón Moderno, Tarragona
- Sherborne School
- St. George's Hall, Bradford
- Teatro de S. Carlos, Lisbon
- Teatro Garcia Barbon, Vigo
- Teatro Gayarre, Pamplona
- Teatro Jovellanos, Gijón
- Teatro Principal, Burgos
- Teatro Principal, Castellón de la Plana
- Teatro Principal, Valencia
- Teatro Principal, Zaragoza
- Teatro Rosalia Castro, La Coruña
- Town Hall, Oxford