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Collection Description

Collection Title
Choral and Orchestral Union of Glasgow (1927-28)
Unique Identifier
One bound volume of programmes from the Choral and Orchestral Union of Glasgow, instituted 1898 (1927-28 season), all concerts performed in St. Andrew's Hall. At the front of the volume is a season prospectus describing both series (Tuesday and Saturday concerts), with seating charts, names (and some biographies) of soloists, and lists of guarantors.

Each concert consists of the Scottish Orchestra conducted by Vladimir Golschmann, Wilfrid Senior, Albert Coates or Hermann Abendroth with a different soloist, sometimes with the Glasgow Choral Union. Programmes contain lists of guarantors and subscribers, conductor and soloist biographies, lists of orchestral players and chorus members, analytical notes with musical examples, and song texts and translations.

Tuesday series:15/11/27, 22/11/27, 29/11/27, 6/12/27, 13/12/27, 20/12/27, 27/12/27, 2/1/28 (special New Year's concert), 3/1/28, 10/1/28, 17/1/28, 24/1/28, 21/1/28, 7/2/28

Saturday series:12/11/27, 19/11/27, 26/11/27, 3/12/27, 10/12/27, 17/12/27, 24/12/27, 31/12/27, 2/1/28 (special Holiday concert), 7/1/28, 12/1/28 (Popular Choral Orchestral Concert), 14/1/28, 21/1/28, 28/1/28, 4/2/28, 11/2/28.
Date range of collection
1927 - 1928
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Suggested Audience
Not Specific
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Location Details

National Library of Scotland, Music Collections
George IV Bridge Edinburgh EH1 1EW United Kingdom
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Large reference collection of printed, manuscript and audio-visual music material, including books, scores, periodicals, audio, video and multi-media formats. Legal deposit library.
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Cardif University (Prifysgol Caerdydd)Royal College of Music LondonMuseums, Libraries and Archives Council