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HomeSearchGetRecordConcert Programmes listing multiple venues (Edinburgh): Box 1 (1958-2001)

Collection Description

Collection Title
Concert Programmes listing multiple venues (Edinburgh): Box 1 (1958-2001)
Unique Identifier
Box 34
Concert Programmes listing multiple venues (Edinburgh): box 1 of 2 (1958-2001)
Collection of ca. 120 leaflets, handbills, flyers, and concert prospectuses, where multiple performance venues in Edinburgh are named. Despite the title of the collection there are virtually no actual programmes. Performances of all kinds of music including orchestral, choral, chamber music, jazz, and opera.

Highlights, or prominent items of the collection include:
Several leaflets from the Celebrity Organ Recitals series, held in McEwan Hall, St. Giles Cathedral, and St. Mary's Cathedral (1961-65)
Several leaflets about jazz performances in Scotland (1981-82)
Souvenir brochure from the Edinburgh International Harpsichord Week (21-28/8/82) held at St. Cecilia's Hall and the Signet Library
Season prospectuses from the Edinburgh Royal Choral Union (1991-96), with concerts held at St. Cuthbert's Church, Usher Hall, and Greyfriars Church
Programme from the 57th annual Mod (4-7/10/60), a competitive festival of Gaelic language and music
Season prospectuses from the Edinburgh Bach Society (1958-60), with concerts held in the Reid School of Music and Usher Hall
Season prospectuses from the Scottish Chamber Orchestra (1988-90)
Programmes from miscellaneous festivals such as the Edinburgh Fling (n.d.), Festival of the Environment (1995), and Scottish Traditional Music Festival (2000)
Many 'Gig Guide' leaflets, advertising performances of popular and traditional music
Season prospectuses from the Royal Scottish National Orchestra (2000-01), with concerts performed at the Edinburgh Festival Theatre and Usher Hall
Date range of collection
1958 - 2001
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 
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Collections Overview
Special collection on Edinburgh Festival 1947 to date
For details of other collections held at the same location: See the location record

Additional Collection Information

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Management Information (Type)
Collection Owner(s)
Collection Creator(s)
Collection Collector(s)
Collection Custodians(s)
Associated Collection(s)
Cardif University (Prifysgol Caerdydd)Royal College of Music LondonMuseums, Libraries and Archives Council