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Opera for all

One of the lesser known archives within the UL’s music collections is the Coates-Lloyd Archive. Edith Coates and her husband Harold Powell-Lloyd were opera singers, who started their careers at the Old Vic in the 1920’s. Powell-Lloyd gradually turned from … Continue reading

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High hopes

The previously mentioned Thistlethwaite archive throws a completely different light on the nature of amateur music making in the UK during the twentieth century,¬†showing that amateur operatic productions could be astonishingly daring and ambitious in their scope and design.¬†Lee Thistlethwaite’s … Continue reading

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