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Collection Description

Collection Title
Greyfriars Kirk, Edinburgh (1960-2002)
Unique Identifier
Box 22
Concert Programmes Greyfriars Kirk: 1 box (1960-2002)
Collection of ca. 150 programmes, prospectuses, handbills, posters, and flyers from concerts at Greyfriars Kirk, Edinburgh. Performances of a variety of different music including orchestral, chamber, and choral music.

Highlights and prominent series or performers in the collection include:
Cadenza with Philomusica of Edinburgh, conducted by Jenny Sumerling (17/8/2002)
Several concerts promoted by the Georgian Concert Society, including the Tallis Scholars (25/2/89, 4/12/93)
Taverner Consort directed by Andrew Parrott, as part of the Edinburgh International Festival (25,27/8/00)
Cappella Nova (25/1/92, 30/5/92, 7/11/92, 27/3/93)
Scottish Sinfonietta with the Choir of the Kirk of Greyfriars, conducted by Neil Mantle (21/4/74)
Elizabeth Johnston (soprano), Barbara Thomson (contralto), Robert Whittaker (baritone) (30/5/64)
New York Ensemble for Early Music (20,22-25/8/88)
Thanksgiving service for the life of Michael Chibbett (11/12/94)
Psalmody with Parley of Instruments (19/12/98)

Many of these programmes have general programme notes, song texts, and performer biographies.
Date range of collection
1960 - 2002
Accumulation Dates
Suggested Audience
Not Specific
Associated Places
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