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Collection Description

Collection Title
Miscellaneous Programmes, London Venues: Box 3 (1874-1986)
Unique Identifier
Box 30
Miscellaneous Programmes, London Venues: Box 3 of 3 (1874-1986)
Collection of ca. 40 miscellaneous programmes, leaflets, and prospectuses from various London venues, including the London Coliseum and Lyric Theatre, Hammersmith, as well as those listed below. Performances of mainly orchestral music, choral music, ballet, and opera.

Highlights of the collection include:
Mr. Henry Leslie's Choir, conducted by Henry Leslie: St. James's Hall (25/6/1874)
Scottish Fiddle Orchestra conducted by John Mason: Royal Albert Hall (20/6/1981)
Bardess Scotia (harpist and singer): Aeolian Hall (12,16/6/1939)
70th birthday tribute to Yehudi Menuhin, conducted by Nigel Murray: St. James's Palace (22/10/86)
Ronald Stevenson (piano): Wigmore Hall (5/11/73) Programme contains a photo of Stevenson, under which there is an inscription and signature by him dated 4/1/77
Glasgow Orpheus Choir conducted by Hugh S. Roberton: Queen's Hall (n.d.)
Royal Opera: Royal Opera House (21/6/20)
Glasgow Orpheus Choir conducted by Hugh S. Roberton: Royal Albert Hall (9/4/21)
Prospectus from the 62nd season of the Henry Wood Promenade Concerts: Royal Albert Hall (21/7-15/10/56)
London Symphony Orchestra conducted by André Previn with Gervase de Peyer (clarinet), promoted by the Royal Philharmonic Society: Royal Festival Hall (19/1/72)
BBC Symphony Orchestra conducted by Mario Rossi, as part of the 77th season of Henry Wood Promenade Concerts: Royal Albert Hall (17/8/71)
William Minay (organ): Royal Festival Hall (12/2/69)
Date range of collection
1874 - 1986
Accumulation Dates
Suggested Audience
Not Specific
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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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Cardif University (Prifysgol Caerdydd)Royal College of Music LondonMuseums, Libraries and Archives Council