MC:P185 Choral Memorabilia of Hugh David Watson
Hugh David Watson was an undergraduate at Magdalen from 1958–62, and was also an Academical Clerk. These papers were given by him to the College Archives in May 2002 as Accession No. 02/134.
Catalogued in May 2002.
MC:P185/N1 – MUSIC LISTS
MC:P185/N1/1–70 Oct 1958–Mar 1961
Chapel Music lists for the following dates:
19–26 Oct, 2–9 Nov & 16 Nov–14 Dec 1958.
17 Jan–1 Feb, 8–15 Feb, 8–15 Mar, 10 May–22 Jul & 10 Oct–25 Dec 1959.
16 Jan–25 Mar, 23 Mar–22 Jul & 8 Oct–25 Dec 1960 [on the back of the music list for 29 May–5 Jun 1960 is one for 7–14 August 1960]
14 Jan–5 Feb, 12–19 Feb & 5–12 Mar 1961.
MC:P185/N2 – PROGRAMMES FOR VARIOUS MUSICAL EVENTS
MC:P185/N2/1–4 1940 & 1959–61
Programmes for singing in the Cloisters, 19 May 1940, 21 Jun 1959, 3 Jul 1960 and 28 May 1961.
Programmes for the Christmas Entertainments for 1959 and 1960.
MC:P185/N2/7 21 May 1960
Order of service for the memorial service for John Henry Constantine Whitehead (Waynflete Professor of Pure Maths, 1947–60).
Programmes for various concerts, as follows:
N2/8: Concert by Magdalen Music Club Choir and Orchestra (cond. John Lambert [C. 1958–64]), Magdalen Hall, 29 Nov 1959.
N2/9: Organ recital by Bernard Rose for the Oxford Wives’ Fellowship, Chapel, 7 Dec 1959.
N2/10: Concert by the Chapel Choir (cond. Bernard Rose; organ, Christopher Gower [Organist 1958–61]) in aid of the Historic Churches Preservation Trust, Chapel, 11 May 1960.
N2/11: Concert given by the St. Edmund Hall Music Society Choir (cond. David Phillips, organ John Burrows) and the Magdalen Music Club Choir (cond. John Lambert, organ Christopher Gower) in aid of World Refugee Year, Chapel, 31 May 1960.
N2/12: Concert given by the Magdalen College Music Club (cond. David Wulstan [Academical Clerk 1960–3 and Fellow by Examination 1964–8]), Chapel, 26 Nov 1961.
MC:P185/N3 – OTHER PAPERS
Typescript list of anthems held in Magdalen College in 1959.