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Collection Description

Collection Title
Edinburgh Friends of Music (1835-1958)
Unique Identifier
Box 14a
Edinburgh Friends of Music: 1 box (1835-1958)
Collection of ca. 50 pieces of material relating mainly to the Edinburgh Friends of Music. Includes correspondence, receipts of payment, and monthly news sheets from 1945-1950 (incomplete) which detail all the musical happenings in Edinburgh, including venues, promoters, soloists, and conductors.

The collection also has several other unrelated miscellaneous letters, press clippings, and concert programmes.
Leith Philharmonic Society: no venue named (25/2/1835)
Groupe Instrumental FĂ©minin, Concert de Musique Ecossaise: Immeuble Pleyel, Paris (5/2/1950)
Several programmes from mainly choral and orchestral concerts at the Music Class Room, University of Edinburgh, no performers named (12/1/1882, 9/2/1882, 23/3/1882, 3/4/1883).

Finally, there is a scrapbook containing photos, clippings, MS notes, and programmes from various concerts in Scotland (1902-1909), several relating to vocal recitals by Albert Bach.
Date range of collection
1835 - 1958
Accumulation Dates
Suggested Audience
Not Specific
Associated People or Organisations
Associated Places

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