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Records of the Australian Musical Association, 1952-1995 [manuscript]
Bib ID 133376
Format ManuscriptManuscript
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Australian Musical Association
 
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Access Conditions Part available for research; part requires permission for research. Not for loan. 
Description [1952-1995] 
2.58 m. (14 boxes) + 1 carton. 
Summary

MS 7996 comprises minutes, agendas, reports, correspondence, administrative files, photographs, music scores, programmes, newcuttings and other material relating to the activities of the Australian Musical Association, especially concerts organised by the Association in London. Original scores in this collection include manuscripts by Margaret Sutherland, Don Banks, Miriam Hyde, Larry Sitsky, Linda Phillips, Colin Brumby and Arthur Benjamin (13 boxes, 1 carton).

The Acc11.093 instalment comprises the correspondence and official records of Morris and Shirley Barr relating to the Australian Musical Association, during their involvement with the organisation in London. Official correspondence describes a number of professional collaborations between the Association, The Australian High Commission, London, and the Royal Overseas League during this time. Also included in the collection are Association agendas and meeting minutes, concert programs, music scores (Harold Allen), newspaper cuttings and newsletters (1 box).

Biography/History

The Australian Music Association was formed in London in 1952. Based in Australia House, the Association organised regular concerts and recitals featuring Australian music and Australian performers for about 20 years.

Notes

Manuscript reference no.: MS 7996, MS Acc11.093.

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Guide to collections of manuscripts relating to Australia, E722.

Reproduction In part, photocopies. [S.l.] 
Index/Finding Aid Note Finding aid available in the Special Collections Reading Room and online. 
Subjects Australian Musical Association -- Archives.  |  Music -- Societies, etc. -- Archives.  |  Music -- Australia -- 20th century.  |  Concerts -- England -- London.  |  Concert programs.
Time Coverage 1952-1995 
Occupation Musicians.
Other authors/contributors Sitsky, Larry, 1934-  |  Benjamin, Arthur, 1893-1960  |  Brumby, Colin, 1933-  |  Hyde, Miriam, 1913-2005  |  Sutherland, M. (Margaret), 1897-1984  |  Banks, Don, 1923-1980  |  Phillips, Linda, 1899-2002  |  Allen, Harold, 1917-1983  |  Barr, Morris  |  Barr, Shirley
Terms of Use Copying of the Australian Musical Association's copyright material permitted for research purposes. 

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