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Collection Description

Collection Title
Concert Programmes Miscellaneous One-off Edinburgh Venues (not churches) (1821-2002)
Unique Identifier
Box 18
Concert Programmes Miscellaneous One-off Edinburgh Venues (not churches): 1 box (1821-2002)
Collection of ca. 175 miscellaneous programmes, posters (some handmade), handbills, and flyers from events at various Edinburgh venues. Huge number of venues with usually only 1 or 2 programmes each. Performances of all kinds of music, including chamber music, orchestral, opera, choral music, popular music, school concerts, jazz, and musicals.

Highlights of the collection include:
Handbill from concert by Mr Henderson (flute): Smart's Rooms, Thistle Street (3/4/1821)
Concert (performers not named) at the Temple of Harmony, Adam Square (18,20/11/1835)
Merchiston Castle School Concert: Morningside Athenæum (11/4/1882)
Concert of Instrumental and Vocal Music: Nelson Hall, Dundee Street (15/12/1919)
Helen Hopekirk (piano): Morningside Athenæum (23/3/1882)
Concert, various vocalists: Society of Arts' Hall, George Street (28/7/1884)
Leaflet from concert by Catharine Armstrong (vocalist): Society of Arts' Hall (2/4/1889)
Programme of music from annual soiree of the Edinburgh Tonic Sol-fa Choral Union: Upper Queen Street Hall (23/2/1866)
Prince Consort: St. Catherine's Hall (26-31/8/1974)
Margaret Kessack (soprano), Peter Zanre (violin), Michael Holloway (piano): Over-Seas House (27/8/1967)
Scottish Sinfonia: Daniel Stewart's and Melville College Hall (19/11/1977)
Mr Moonie's Choir: Little Theatre (6/4/1938)
Date range of collection
1821 - 2002
Accumulation Dates
Suggested Audience
Not Specific

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
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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