The George Hitching Music Collection. A collection of more than two-thousand important Classical CD’s & Related areas like Opera, Modern Song, Folklore etc. [c. 1900 single CD’s and 225 fantastic Box-Sets with multiple CD’s] with rare as well as mainstream-recordings, unusual Composers and high-quality and out-of-print Recordings. The Collection further includes “Hundreds” of Classical LP’s (Original Vinyl), Hundreds of original Gramophone Records (78’s) [merged with another, original, historical and early collection of Jazz-Recordings on 78’s], Classical and Folk-Music ranging from the 1930’s to the 1950’s. Reference Periodicals like “The Gramophone” and other Periodicals are as much included as a large Library / Collection of important books and reference works on Classical Composers from Johann Sebastian Bach to Joseph Haydn to Glenn Gould [merged with a collection of important monographs on classical Composers like Joseph Haydn]. One of Ireland’s largest, privately owned, Classical Music Collections, meticulously built over five decades, including rare and important pressings and publications and one of the largest collections of 1930s Jazz Records on the international market.
Ennis (County Clare), 1960 – 2019. Octavo. Very good condition with some minor signs of wear only. The Classical Music Collection is a perfect foundation for a private library, a private collector or even a public institution. The George Hitching Collection only sells in completion and the price includes international shipping per UPS Courier. Please find hundreds of photographs for the collection on our website. Feel free to ask for more details and images for the library and 78’s collection.