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Collection Description

Collection Title
Concert Programmes Miscellaneous One-off Edinburgh Churches (1809-1995)
Unique Identifier
Box 08
Concert Programmes Miscellaneous One-off Edinburgh Churches: 1 box (1809-1995)
Collection of ca. 175 miscellaneous programmes, posters, handbills, and flyers from concerts at various Edinburgh (and surrounding) churches. Huge number of venues with usually only 1 or 2 programmes each. Performances of chamber music (particularly vocal and instrumental recitals), opera, and choral music.

Highlights of the collection include:
Sermon and Concert of Sacred Music: St. George's Chapel, York Place (12/2/1809)
Scottish Vocal Music Association (24th season): St. George's Hall, Randolph Place (15/4/1880)
Private Concert: St. George's Hall, Randolph Place (4/4/1882)
St. Mary's Free Church Musical Association: St. Mary's Free Church (10/4/1895)
Merchiston Choral Society: United Presbyterian Church, Morningside (19/4/1881)
Recital of Sacred Music: Morningside United Presbyterian Church (6/5/1881)
Edinburgh Bach Choir: Cramond Kirk (15/2/1959)
Edinburgh Chamber Orchestra: Cramond Kirk (22/3/1959)
Date range of collection
1809 - 1995
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

Additional Collection Information

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