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Collection Description

Collection Title
Caledonian Theatre and Other Edinburgh Venues (1822-1908)
Unique Identifier
Box 04
Concert Programmes Caledonian Theatre and Other Venues: 1 box (1822-1908)
Collection of ca. 75 miscellaneous programmes from various Edinburgh venues, arranged alphabetically by venue or organisation. Performances of orchestral music, chamber music (much of which is vocal recitals), opera, and operetta. Programmes usually have just the names of soloists (not ensemble players) and music to be played, with no supplementary information, although occasionally song texts are included.

Venues and organisations represented:
Caledonian Theatre
Free St. George's Musical Association (St. George's Free Church)
Hall of the Literary Institute
Hopetoun Rooms, Queen St.
Masonic Hall, George St.
Queen St. Hall
Theatre Royal
Thistle St. Rooms
Waverley Market
Zoological Gardens
Date range of collection
1822 - 1908
Accumulation Dates
Suggested Audience
Not Specific
Associated People or Organisations
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

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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