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Collection Description

Collection Title
Miscellaneous Concert Programmes, no named venues (1824-1986)
Unique Identifier
Box 33
Miscellaneous Concert Programmes, no named venues: 1 box (1824-1986)
Collection of ca. 50 programmes and leaflets, where no performance venues are named. Performances of orchestral, choral, chamber music, and opera.

Highlights of the collection include:
Performance of Messiah (22/2/1854)
Edinburgh Annual Subscription Classical Concerts, 2nd morning concert conducted by Signor Orsini with various soloists (24/1/1857)
Edinburgh Sacred Harmonic Society conducted by James Geikie (30/5/1874)
Programme and book of words from a provincial tour of the music of Grieg (12/1897)
Concert by Agnes Larkcom, Iver McKay, and Bantock Pierpoint (singers), conducted by August Manns, Hamish MacCunn, and John Kirkhope (21/1/1889)
Robert Kennedy (tenor) (1890)
Book of words from concert by the Edinburgh Choral Society (16/12/1836)
Northern Consort directed by Owen Wynne (n.d.)
Programme from concert by Ignacy Jan Paderewski (piano) with analytical notes (n.d.)
Programme from concert by Paul Robeson (bass-baritone) (n.d.)
Edinburgh Promenade Choir and a section of the Edinburgh Promenade Orchestra, conducted by Robert C. Howells (11/6/1941)
Franz Liszt Chamber Orchestra (22/4/1980)
Programme from provincial tours of the Richter Concerts, conducted by Hans Richter (1894-96). Includes analytical notes with musical examples.
Date range of collection
1824 - 1986
Accumulation Dates
Suggested Audience
Not Specific
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 
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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