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Collection Description

Collection Title
Miscellaneous Concert and Musical Ephemera (1936-2001)
Unique Identifier
Box 32
Miscellaneous Concert and Musical Ephemera: 1 box (1936-2001)
Collection of ca. 70 pieces of miscellaneous concert and musical ephemera (no concert programmes). Includes such things as society newsletters, details of music schools and music courses, etc.

Highlights of the collection include:
3 syllabi from the Scottish Summer School in Music and Music Teaching: St. Andrews (1936-38)
Syllabus from the 1938 Edinburgh Highland Societies' Mod
Notice from the Gilbert and Sullivan Society of Edinburgh listing meetings and a season syllabus, 1949-41 season. There are also syllabi from 1963-69.
Newsletter from the Scottish Philharmonic Club (9/79)
Leaflet issued by the group Kist o' Musick, describing their repertoire (n.d.)
Notice of auditions for the National Youth Orchestra of Great Britain (1966)
Guide to summer schools and music courses, published by Classical Music (1997)
Advertisement for tenor scholarships in the Edinburgh Royal Choral Union (1997-98 season)
Brochures for the Oxenfoord International Summer School, St. Andrews (1985, 1988, 2000, 2001)
Brochure for a Gaelic Song Weekend with Christine Primrose (2000)
Notice of auditions for the BBC Young Musician of the Year competition (1986)
Leaflet advertising a song competition for the 100th anniversary of the Forth Rail Bridge (1990)
General prospectus from the Britten-Pears School for Advanced Musical Studies (1979)
Date range of collection
1936 - 2001
Accumulation Dates
Suggested Audience
Not Specific
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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