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Collection Description

Collection Title
BBC Scottish Broadcasting House and Other Venues (1926-2002)
Unique Identifier
Box 03
Concert Programmes BBC Scottish Broadcasting House and Other Venues: 1 box (1926-2002)
Collection of ca. 100 miscellaneous programmes, posters, prospectuses, handbills, and flyers from various Edinburgh venues, arranged alphabetically by venue or organisation. Performances of chamber music, opera, operetta, ballet, and musicals.

Venues and organisations represented:
BBC Scottish Broadcasting House (also called Studio One)
Edinburgh Society of Musicians
Festival Club
Fruitmarket Gallery
Gartshore Hall
Gateway Theatre
Harp Hotel
Heriot-Watt Hall
The Hub
Incorporated Society of Musicians

Highlights of the collection include:
Programmes from Six Subscription Orchestral Concerts: BBC Scottish Broadcasting House (5/4-14/6/32)
Various programmes and announcements from the Edinburgh Society of Musicians, at premises in both Belford Road and Thistle Street (1930-1996), including concerts promoted by the European Piano Teachers Association (EPTA)
Various programmes of opera and operetta at the Gateway Theatre, performed by the Edinburgh Opera Company, the Scottish National Opera Company, and Opera da Camera (1958-66)
Programme of Concert of Scottish Music promoted by the Incorporated Society of Musicians (8/1/26)
Date range of collection
1926 - 2002
Accumulation Dates
Suggested Audience
Not Specific
This collection is about

Location Details

Edinburgh Central Library, Music Library
George IV Bridge Edinburgh EH1 1EG United Kingdom
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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

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