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Collection Description

Collection Title
Assembly Rooms, George Street, Edinburgh (1822-1996)
Unique Identifier
Box 02
Concert Programmes Assembly Rooms, George Street: 1 box (1822-1996)
Collection of ca. 100 miscellaneous programmes, handbills, prospectuses, and flyers from events at the Assembly Rooms. Performances of chamber music (particularly solo recitals), variety shows, dance, and musicals.

Highlight of the collection is a series of 22 programmes and flyers from 1822-39, including:
Eliza Paton (singer) (27/4/1832)
Edinburgh Choral Society (26/11/1835)
Paganini (1&14/11/1831)
Mr Müller (piano) (14/4/1828) (with MS annotations by someone who played a duet with him)
Most of these programmes list simply the names of the works to be performed and the name of the artist, but others have supplementary information such as song texts.

Other prominent groups or series in the collection:
Dance Base
Connoisseur Concert series
Many flyers from international or world music ensembles
Date range of collection
1822 - 1996
Accumulation Dates
Suggested Audience
Not Specific
Associated Places
This collection is about

Location Details

Edinburgh Central Library, Music Library
George IV Bridge Edinburgh EH1 1EG United Kingdom
Open Map
0131 225 5584
0131 225 8783
Visiting Information
Mon-Thur 10.00-20.00 Fri 10.00-17.00 Sat 09.00- 13.00 For reprographic services, book reservations and overdue items from lending departments.
Monday-Thursday, 10am-8pm; Friday, 10am-5pm; Saturday, 9am-1pm
Collections Overview
Special collection on Edinburgh Festival 1947 to date
For details of other collections held at the same location: See the location record

Additional Collection Information

Accrual Status
Related Publications
Management Information (Type)
Collection Owner(s)
Collection Creator(s)
Collection Collector(s)
Collection Custodians(s)
Associated Collection(s)
Cardif University (Prifysgol Caerdydd)Royal College of Music LondonMuseums, Libraries and Archives Council