Iconography and Collections Guides

Duke’s Hall portraits: Portraits, Sculpture and Works of Art in the Entrance, Duke’s Hall and Patrons Room (this large PDF file of 11Mb may take several minutes to download).

Entrance Hall paintings: Reconstruction in the Academy’s Entrance Hall of the original decorative wall paintings (1910/11) by Baron Arild Rosenkrantz

Academy’s buildings: An introduction to the buildings and estates of the Royal Academy of Music.

York Gate Building: A Brief History of 1-5 York Gate

The British Tenor: an Introduction

Postcards from the McCann Collection: Musical Notes - The Early Postcard

Nicolò Paganini (1782-1840) Including iconography from the Foyle Menuhin Archive

Sir Henry Wood (1869-1944)

Museum Exhibition Guides

The files below are in PDF format and may take several minutes to download depending on the speed of your internet connection:

Orchestral Magicians: Composer-conductors from the German Romantic tradition in London

Viotti in LondonAs the French people fought for égalité in the late 18th century, the violinist Giovanni Battista Viotti led his own musical revolution.

Revolutionary Violin: Viotti’s impact on performance, composition, teaching, choice of instrument and bow

Musical Notes: Collections relating to the ‘Swedish Nightingale’ Jenny Lind, composer and prolific letter-writer Priaulx Rainier and inspiring early music pioneer David Munrow.