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Collection Description

Collection Title
Music Hall, George Street, Edinburgh: Box 4 (1920-75)
Unique Identifier
Box 39
Concert Programmes Music Hall: box 4 of 4 (1920-75)
Collection of ca. 50 programmes, posters, and handbills from concerts at the Music Hall, Edinburgh. Performances of orchestral music, instrumental and vocal chamber music, opera, and choral music.

Highlights of the collection include:
James Moodie's Choir with the Scottish String Quartet, conducted by James Moodie (9/3/27, 26/10/27, 24/10/28)
Edinburgh Amateur Orchestral Society, from their 53rd season, conducted by Paul Della Torre (10/3/25)
Miss Waddell's Junior Orchestra, conducted by Maimie Waddell (30/5/24)
Concert from the 17th annual Edinburgh Musical (Competition) Festival, Massed Singing by Children's Choirs (5/6/37)
Edinburgh Promenade Orchestra conducted by Robert C. Howells (22/6/38, 17/5-28/6/39)
Several programmes from concerts by students at the Waddell School of Music (1932-37)
L.N.E.R. (Edinburgh) Choir, conducted by Archibald Russell (9/3/38)
Edinburgh Bach Society, from the 71st season (10/1/59)
Waddell Junior Orchestra and Soloists, conducted by Winifred Gavine (4/3/67, 2/3/68)
Pro Arte Orchestra of Edinburgh, conducted by James Loughran (6/10/68)
Edinburgh Royal Choral Union, conducted by Brian Head (28/4/73) and Alexander Scott (8/3/75)
Date range of collection
1920 - 1975
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
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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

Additional Collection Information

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