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Collection Description

Collection Title
Edinburgh Kings Theatre: Box 2 (1938-71)
Unique Identifier
Edinburgh King's Theatre: Box 2 (1938-1971)
Collection of ca. 200 programmes from the Edinburgh King's Theatre. Performances of plays with music (many where the programme of music with titles and composers of pieces are noted), musicals, dance, ballet, pantomime, revues, operetta, opera, choral music. There are a few newspaper cuttings about particular performances. Organisations and individuals represented:
Ballets Jooss
'The Bohemians' Lyric Opera Company
Sadler's Wells Ballet
Anglo-Polish Ballet
D'Oyly Carte Opera Company
Music, Art and Drama Society
Metropolitan Ballet
The Old Vic Company
Glyndebourne Opera, as part of the Edinburgh International Festival of Music & Drama, 1950
Beatrice Lillie
Shakespeare Memorial Theatre Company
Ballet Rambert
Southern Light Opera Company
Sadler's Wells Opera
Royal Opera House Covent Garden
Royal Ballet
Old Vic Company
Vienna Boys Choir, conducted by Uwe Mund [Nov. 1962 and 12/10/63]
Teatro San Carlo, Naples, as part of the Edinburgh International Festival, 1963
City of Edinburgh and Leith Boy Scouts' Association
English Opera Group
Royal Shakespeare Company
London's Festival Ballet
Andy Stewart
National Theatre
Opera of the National Theatre, Prague
Scottish Opera
Kenneth McKellar
Holland Festival
W├╝rttemberg State Opera, Stuttgart
Sierra Leone National Dance Troupe
Prospect Theatre Company
Date range of collection
1938 - 1971
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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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Collections Overview
Large reference collection of printed, manuscript and audio-visual music material, including books, scores, periodicals, audio, video and multi-media formats. Legal deposit library.
For details of other collections held at the same location: See the location record

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Cardif University (Prifysgol Caerdydd)Royal College of Music LondonMuseums, Libraries and Archives Council