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Collection Description

Collection Title
Music Hall, George Street, Edinburgh: Box 2 (1880-99)
Unique Identifier
Box 37
Concert Programmes Music Hall: box 2 of 4 (1880-99)
Collection of ca. 75 programmes and handbills from concerts at the Music Hall, Edinburgh. Performances of orchestral music, instrumental and vocal chamber music, and choral music.

Highlights of the collection include:
Charles Hallé (piano) and Madame Norman-Neruda (violin) (8/11/1884)
Ignacy Jan Paderewski (piano) (20/10/1890)
Mr. Kirkhope's Choir (16/4, 9/12/1889)
Several programmes from Paterson & Sons' Subscription Orchestral Concerts (1888-89)
Several programmes from the Richter Concerts conducted by Hans Richter (1885-86)
Several programmes from Charles Hallé's orchestral concerts (1892-93)
Edinburgh Amateur Orchestral Society, conducted by T.H. Collinson with Eleanor Armstrong (singer) and other soloists (8/11/1880)
M. Vladimir de Pachmann (piano) (20/3, 3/4/1886)
Frederic Lamond (piano) (13/3, 15/11/1886)
Glasgow Select Choir, conducted by James Allan (3/3/1883)
Mr. Kennedy (singer) and Family (24/2/1883)
Several programmes from concerts promoted by the Scottish Orchestra Company, in the Popular Orchestral Concert series (1894-96)
Programme and book of words from the first Harrison Concerts of seasons 1897-98 and 1898-99:
30/10/1897: Nellie Melba (soprano) and others
15/10/1898: Adelina Patti (soprano) and others
Date range of collection
1880 - 1889
Accumulation Dates
Suggested Audience
Not Specific
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

Additional Collection Information

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