Series C - Production records

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Production records


  • 1947-2017 (Creation)

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Extent and medium

1.2 m of textual records and other materials

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Scope and content

Series consists of records relating to opera productions, including correspondence, budgets, alterations to scripts and scores, rehearsal schedules, technical drawings, set and costume designs, set and prop lists, programs, reviews, press releases, and performer agreements.

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System of arrangement

Costume and set designs, many of which were previously framed, are arranged in one series. All other production records are stored together, reflecting the arrangement of records when transferred to the Music Library.

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