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Collection Description

Collection Title
Glasgow: Miscellaneous Theatres (1836-1972)
Unique Identifier
Mus.Box.250
Description
Glasgow: Miscellaneous Theatres: 50 programmes (1836-1972)
Collection of ca. 50 miscellaneous programmes and leaflets from various Glasgow venues, arranged by venue.

Close Theatre Club (1967-72):
Programmes of plays with music performed by:
Traverse Workshop Company
The Freehold
and other miscellaneous performers

Royalty Theatre (1902-04):
Duke of York's Theatre Company
Mr Tom B. Davis' Company

Royal Institute (1929)

Glasgow Cathedral:
Glasgow Bach Society (Glasgow Bach Choir and Glasgow Bach Society Orchestra), conducted by Henry Havergal (14/10/1930). Soloists' names are given, as well as all song texts.

Kelvin Hall:
Proms 1972 programme diary

Glasgow City Chambers:
Glasgow Theatre Club's Souvenir Programme from a Gala Evening (26/5/82).

Lyric Theatre (1924-30):
Glasgow Bach Society conducted by J. Michael Diack and F.H. Bissett (26-28/2/25). Soloists' names included, which vary with every performance. Oratorio texts also included.
Programmes of plays with music performed by the Newton Players, and other variety performances.

Glasgow Coliseum (1923)

Glasgow Concert Hall (1963-65):
Concerts of the Glasgow Phoenix Choir, conducted by Peter Mooney, from the 12th season (20,22/3/63), 13th season (4,5/12/63), 14th season (17,19/3/65), and 15th season (1,2/12/65). Programmes include names of choir members and soloists and all song texts.

St. Andrew's Hall (1929-61):
Concerts of the Glasgow Phoenix Choir, conducted by Peter Mooney, from the 7th season (4,5,9/12/57) and 10th season (22,23/3/61). Programmes include names of choir members and soloists and all song texts.
There are also programmes in this box from the choir's performances in the Birmingham Town Hall (2/10/54, 17/11/56, 16/11/57).
Glasgow Philharmonic Choir conducted by Robert H. Howie (15/3/29). Programmes include names of choir members and soloists and all song texts.

Empire Theatre (1934-6u):
Variety shows

Assembly Rooms (1836-38):
James Russell, vocalist (28/6/1836 and 30/4/1838)

Alhambra (1926-47):
Variety shows, musicals

Programme diary from 1976 Musica Nova Contemporary Music Festival, with performances at many different venues around Glasgow.
Format
Date range of collection
1836 - 1972
Accumulation Dates
-
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

Additional Collection Information

Accrual Status
Open
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Associated Collection(s)
Cardif University (Prifysgol Caerdydd)Royal College of Music LondonMuseums, Libraries and Archives Council