Collection RC0245 - Hamilton Chamber Music Society collection

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Hamilton Chamber Music Society collection

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  • 1952-1977 (Creation)

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12.5 cm of textual records

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The Hamilton Chamber Music Society was founded in 1952 under the joint auspices of the Fine Arts Department of McMaster University and the Hamilton Conservatory of Music in Hamilton, Ont. Its first president was Reginald Godden, pianist, composer and teacher, who had been principal of the Hamilton Conservatory since 1948. The Society organizes concerts at which chamber music is performed by musicians of international stature as well as local musicians.

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The collection consists of programmes from the first concert, held 19 January 1952, until the 1976-1977 season.

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Collection was donated by Margaret Meikleham, former McMaster University Librarian.


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