The Sixth Aldeburgh festival of Music and the Arts, Complete Programme Book, 20 to 28 June 1953

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p18 Coronation Choral Concert conducted by Benjamin Britten and Imogen Holst, programme includes Gustav Holst's A Fugal Concerto edited and arranged by Imogen Holst (as per annotation), programme notes by Imogen Holst, and 1st performance of Variations on an Elizabethan Theme by Lennox Berkeley, Benjamin Britten, Arthur Oldham, Humphrey Searle, Michael Tippett and William Walton, programme notes by Imogen Holst;

p25 Morris Dancers with programme notes by Imogen Holst;

p31 Chamber Music programme includes Schubert's Quartet in G, Op 161 with programme notes by Imogen Holst;

p43 Choral Concert, performance of Handel's L'Allegro, Il Penseroso, ed Il Moderato conducted by Imogen Holst with programme notes by Imogen Holst.

Minor notations with Imogen Holst's initials at end of each of her programme notes.

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