The Eighth Aldeburgh Festival of Music and the Arts, Complete Programme Book, 18-26 June 1955

Scope and Content

Includes on

p8b photograph of Imogen Holst conducting choir at recording of St Nicholas, 1955;

p17 Recital, Amadeus String Quartet with two programme notes by Imogen Holst;

p28 Recital with programme notes by Imogen Holst for Four-Part Fantasia Nos 3 and 2 and Five Five-Part fantasia upon One Note;

p32 Orchestral Concert including performance of Gustav Holst's Double Concerto with programme notes by Imogen Holst;

p47 Choral and Orchestral Concert conducted by Benjamin Britten and Imogen Holst with two programme notes by Imogen Holst.

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

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