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  Royal Albert Hall - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Postcard of the Royal Albert Hall (circa 1903) with an inset of the Albert Memorial
The official opening ceremony of the Royal Albert Hall was on March 29, 1871.
A famous and widely bootlegged concert by Bob Dylan at the Free Trade Hall in Manchester on May 17, 1966 was mistakenly labeled the "Royal Albert Hall Concert." In 1998 Columbia Records released an official recording, The Bootleg Series Vol.
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 Royal Albert Hall - Search Results - MSN Encarta   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Royal Albert Hall, London, concert hall built between 1867 and 1871 in memory of Prince Albert; it stands to the south of Kensington Gardens, facing...
Churchill, Winston, Speech at the Royal Albert Hall (quotations): India: India is a geographical term.…
Albert, who was educated privately and read law for a year at the University of Bonn before visiting Italy, remained intensely interested in German...
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 Royal Albert Hall   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Albert Hall, Kensington-rd was opened in May, 1871 and is a huge building of elliptical form in the style of the Italian Renaissance, the materials of the façade being entirely red brick and terra-cotta.
At the top of the hall is the picture gallery, capable of accommodating 2,000 persons and used on ordinary occasions as a promenade.
The hall is 135 ft. in height, and is crowned by a domed skylight of pointed glass, having.a central opening or lantern with a star of gas-burners.
www.victorianweb.org /art/architecture/alberthall   (378 words)

 Aldbury School - Royal Albert Hall
When they were in they were all shocked and amazed by the size of the giant hall and those who were scared of heights were terrified, but luckily they sat lower down and had a brilliant view of the band.
The Royal Albert Hall is in the centre of London, so hopefully everyone around Hertfordshire would go to the spectacular RAH.
The Hall is in London and is one of the biggest halls in the world.
www.aldbury.herts.sch.uk /Royal_Albert_Hall.htm   (742 words)

 Royal Albert Hall Review
The audience who, we in the audience were told, had flown in from all over the world (cue recital by a gurrrl of interminable list of countries whose subjects and citizens had given up their evenings to see this), were thanked for their toil.
I mean, this was the debut performance and Carlton TV were filming it in the Royal Albert Hall, for f***'* sake.
In the Royal Albert Hall, home of The Proms, such patriotic stuff was not out of place, but what was happening on stage was.
members.tripod.com /kevinr2_14/royal_albert_hall_review.htm   (900 words)

 Royal Albert Hall in Kensington
Under the terms of a Royal Charter of 1867, a 'Corporation' was established to 'build and maintain' the 'Hall of Arts and Sciences' (to which Royal Albert was soon added).
The magnificent frieze that encircles the building succinctly describes its purpose: 'This Hall was erected for the Advancement of the Arts and Sciences, and works of industry of all nations, in fulfillment of the intentions of Albert, Prince Consort'.
Those objectives reflect the terms of the Royal Charter under which the Hall was founded, and (together with a number of Acts of Parliament) continue to be regulated.
www.mykensington.co.uk /kensington/goingout-artsculture-alberthall.htm   (623 words)

 Royal Albert Hall - Search Results - MSN Encarta
Royal Albert Hall, London, concert hall built between 1867 and 1871 in memory of Prince Albert, consort to Queen Victoria of Britain (...
Albert Memorial, London, memorial to Prince Albert, consort of Queen Victoria, erected in Kensington Gardens, opposite the Royal Albert Hall.
Map of Royal Albert and King George V Docks
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 Royal Albert Hall
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 Bob Dylan’s `Royal Albert Hall’ : The Holy Grail of Rock ‘n’ roll
The recording, officially titled “Live 1966: The `Royal Albert Hall’ Concert,” is volume four of Columbia’s ongoing Dylan “Bootleg Series,” in which the record company is releasing official versions of Dylan material previously available only on unofficial or “bootleg” albums.
Since 1969, this concert has been bootlegged variously as “Royal Albert Hall,” “In 1966 There Was,” and most recently, “Guitars Kissing and the Contemporary Fix.” In actuality, the recording captures a concert that took place not at Royal Albert Hall but in Manchester at the Free Trade Hall.
Consciously or not, wittingly or not, Dylan and the Hawks were rewriting the rules of postwar American popular music, adding the element of electric rock ‘n’ roll and investing the music itself, born of the blues and rhythm and blues, with a new, eloquent voice of its own.
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 The Royal Albert Hall   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
As well as hosting the Proms every summer since they were bombed out of the Queen's Hall in 1941, The Royal Albert Hall has been used for classical and rock concerts, conferences, ballroom dancing, poetry, keep-fit displays, education, ballet, opera and even a circus.
The Royal Albert Hall is currently engaged in the first comprehensive programme of restoration, conceived in the early 1990’s, and will be completed in 2004.
The Royal Albert Hall was constructed mainly of brick, with terra cotta block decoration.
www.georgianhousehotel.co.uk /royal_albert_hall.htm   (349 words)

 Architecture of Royal Albert Hall - Westminster, England
Its compatriots are the Royal College of Art, the Imperial College of Science and Technology, the Victoria and Albert Museum, the Natural History Museum, and the Science Museum.
Construction of the Hall was made possible by proceeds from the Great Exhibition of 1851, the first exposition which we now know as World’s Fairs.
On the outside of the building are the words, "This Hall was erected for the Advancement of the Arts and Sciences, and works of industry of all nations, in fulfillment of the intentions of Albert, Prince Consort".
www.glasssteelandstone.com /UK/England/London/RoyalAlbertHall.html   (279 words)

 Amazon.co.uk: Royal Albert Hall: London 2-6 May 2005: Music: Cream   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Royal Albert Hall is a splendid souvenir of a band who got their vibe back together for love, self-satisfaction and nostalgia.
Nowhere is there any attempt to compromise the band's integrity, redefine the formula or extend the hand of friendship to a younger generation by toning down some of the more indulgent extravagances of their original era.
Tickets for the Royal Albert Hall shows were one of the hottest of the year as anticipation built for the trio’s first gigs in almost 37 years.
www.amazon.co.uk /Royal-Albert-Hall-London-2005/dp/B000AYEIZY   (2084 words)

 Amazon.com: Royal Albert Hall: London May 2-3-5-6 2005: Music: Cream   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
After a 37 year absence Cream reformed in May 2005 for a series of concerts at the Royal Albert Hall, the stage of their last UK performance.
As befitting a trio whose focus was always squarely on the music, they emerge to no fanfare, briefly test their instruments and launch into the perfectly apt "I'm So Glad." Drawing from each of their four studio albums, they revisit the songs for their inherent resonance and as a springboard for their instrumental interplay.
One of the most highly anticipated reunions in rock, the concert at London's Royal Albert Hall-where the band played its farewell show November 26, 1968-returned to the stage the trio that forever changed rock 'n' roll.
www.amazon.com /Royal-Albert-Hall-London-2-3-5-6/dp/B000AYEIZY   (2011 words)

 Royal Albert Hall
I tend to agree with Ginger on this one.
The recordings of Cream in California, taken from both the second and third tours are, in my opinion at least, far better than the Albert Hall concerts.
What revealed itself at Albert Hall was the poised quality of the performance, the detachment, the structure looked down upon from the stars - a self-begotten music (Cream is / was three stars) whose brilliance seemed born of itself without labour, for everything seemed effortless".
www.angelfire.com /ca/oldtimers/RAH.html   (671 words)

 Venue: Royal Albert Hall
Opened on 29 March 1871 by Queen Victoria, the Royal Albert Hall was originally an idea of the Queen's husband, Prince Albert, in 1852.
It is still the largest concert hall in England, designed for 7,000 people, although for comfort reasons audiences nowadays are limited to 5,500.
The Royal Albert Hall Box Office is is open from 9am - 9pm, 7 days a week.
www.philharmonia.co.uk /concerts/venues/royalalberthall   (121 words)

 EDLIS Dylan Atlas
When BOB DYLAN shocked London by "going electric" at the now legendary Albert Hall gig in 1966, audiences were polarised: hardcore folkies felt betrayed, others were exhilarated by this bold, new direction.
But even the stuffy old Daily Telegraph got in on the act with a report of booing fans at London's Royall Albert Hall, and a review which described the show as "a series of noisy songs, most of whose words were incomprehensible, in which Dylan was accompanied by a quite ordinary rhythm group".
Frequently bootlegged over the years, "Live At The Royal Albert Hall" is likely to get an official release through Sony Records in the not-too-distant future, though not in time to mark the gig's 30th anniversary.
www.sdsc.edu /~jeff/Atlas/royalalberthall.html   (1920 words)

 Bob Dylan & The Band: Royal Albert Hall 1966
Bootleg CD with Dylan and the Hawks, 17 May 66, Manchester, England (not Royal Albert Hall...) The same show is on a lot of other bootlegs.
Some of the less open-minded customers are heard heckling Dylan on this recording, to which he responds by heckling right back and charging into a stormy version of "Like a Rolling Stone" that holds nothing in reserve.
It's been said that this isn't actually from Albert Hall, but wherever the tape dates from (it is certainly from the 1966 British tour), it's way, WAY overdue for official release, though most Dylan fans and many serious rock scholars have a copy already.
theband.hiof.no /albums/boot_royal_albert_hall_1966.html   (272 words)

 Amazon.co.uk: Live at the Royal Albert Hall 1966: the Bootleg Series Vol.4: Music: Bob Dylan   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Only years later was it discovered that the so-called "Royal Albert Hall" concert was actually recorded live in Manchester.
There are two points of some significance though, both easily overlooked, that need to be considered when discussing this recording: firstly, it's easy to forget that the supposed historical significance of this recording didn't facilitate the manufacture of its reputation in later years.
But if no-one had ever heard of the "Royal Albert Hall" concert before (except the people who were there), people might not be falling all over themselves, acting like this release is the second coming.
www.amazon.co.uk /Live-Royal-Albert-Hall-1966/dp/B0000247SU   (2155 words)

 Cream - Live at Royal Albert Hall CDs + DVDs Review
The trio was inducted into the Rock ’n’ Roll Hall of Fame in 1993, and played together at the reception for the first time since 1969.
A five foot high white scrim ran end-to-end across the stage behind the band, short enough to allow people in the seats behind the stage to see the musicians, and on this sliver of white sheeting, psychedelic washes of color were projected throughout the show.
His playing on Albert King’s “Born Under a Bad Sign” especially lacked snap because he was not syncopating his snare, kick and right-hand stick on the bell of his ride cymbal in the same way he did on Cream’s earlier cover.
www.avrev.com /music/revs/cream.shtml   (3078 words)

 London hotels - hotels near Royal Albert Hall London UK (via CobWeb/3.1 planetlab2.netlab.uky.edu)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Since opening in 1871 the Royal Albert Hall has occupied a central position in the cultural life of the nation.
The Kensington Close Hotel in the heart of Kensington is situated in a quiet location, adjacent to High Street Kensington and within a short distance from the Royal Albert Hall and Olympia.
The Royal Albert Hall in less than 10 minutes away by foot and the nearby Kensington High Street.
www.hotel-assist.com.cob-web.org:8888 /hotels-albert-hall-london.html   (2156 words)

 The Who - Live at Royal Albert Hall - Steamhammer SPV Records - SACD   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
But you'd be hard-pressed to suss out that "old" part by the performance on this 3-disc SACD Hybrid set, recorded live at The Royal Albert Hall in 2000.
We get hall ambience only, and not very good hall ambience at that.
In other words, the surround speakers are just a basic "you're in the audience" mix, and the front speakers don't really put forth a very spacious or open sound of the band's performance.
www.musictap.net /Reviews/WhoLiveAtRoyalAlbertHallSACD.html   (1029 words)

 Amazon.co.uk: Cream - Royal Albert Hall - 2,3,5,6 May 2005: DVD: Eric Clapton,Jack Bruce (II),Ginger Baker,Martyn ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
In May of 2005 Cream returned to London's Royal Albert Hall, to the same stage where they had completed what was thought to be their final performance in 1968.
On the other hand it is filmed magificently with fantastic views of Albert Hall and Cream on stage.
I have to agree with the previous reviewer that a lot of the fire has gone but they are no less magnificent in their delivery, just the guitar sound detracted from the delivery.
www.amazon.co.uk.cob-web.org:8888 /exec/obidos/ASIN/B0009WFFS6   (1557 words)

 Quick Quotes Quill: Interviews with J.K.Rowling, 2003
Fry, Stephen, interviewer: J.K. Rowling at the Royal Albert Hall, 26 June 2003.
JK Rowling paused to sign autographs while the crowds were being entertained by magicians and jugglers and even a tea-lady on stilts.
The stage set is a common room at Hogwarts with a fireplace surrounded by framed pictures and a huge moon suspended from the ceiling.
www.quick-quote-quill.org /articles/2003/0626-alberthall-fry.htm   (6014 words)

 Amazon.ca: Cream - Live At The Royal Albert Hall 2005 (2DVD): DVD: Eric Clapton,Jack Bruce   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
They step onto the stage of London's Royal Albert Hall: Jack Bruce, Ginger Baker, and Eric Clapton.
In the 37 year period between their last show and this one at Alberta Hall, each member of this fabulous group has improved tenfold.
Jetlag and all and after doing a wild tour of London, what could be better then heading over to Royal Albert Hall for the Friday night finale in what has to be one of the greatest Concert Halls anywhere in the world.
www.amazon.ca /Cream-Royal-Albert-Hall-2005/dp/B0009WFFS6   (1085 words)

 YouTube - The Cure 4 (Royal Albert Hall 2006-04-01)
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The Cure - Royal Albert Hall - "Why Can't I Be You?"
The Cure - Royal Albert Hall - "A Hundred Years"
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 Royal Albert Hall
The Royal Albert Hall, overlooking Kensington Gardens, is the grandest concert hall in London.
A discount for ResCard holders is available for some concerts - ask for details.
ResCard holders can join the mailing list at a reduced subscription price of £6.50 (£12 to be included on the annual Proms Guide list).
www.westminsteronline.org /~rescard/royal_albert_hall.html   (52 words)

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