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Collection Description

Collection Title
Napier College/University and Other Edinburgh Venues (1921-98)
Unique Identifier
Box 40
Concert Programmes Napier College/University and Other Venues: 1 box (1921-98)
Collection of ca. 75 miscellaneous programmes, posters, handbills, and flyers from a number of Edinburgh venues, arranged alphabetically by venue. Performances of chamber music (particularly solo recitals), orchestral music, opera, traditional music, and pop music.

Venues represented:
Napier College/University
Nelson Hall, McDonald Road Library
Nelson Hall, St. Leonard's Street
Netherbow Arts Centre
Oak Hall
Pleasance Theatre
Princes St. Gardens
Randolph Hall
Riddles Court

Highlights of the collection include:
Programme from a competition held by the Napier Department of Music: Napier Polytechnic University (18-22/6/90)
Bernicia Ensemble: Nelson Hall, McDonald Road (22/10/68)
Peter Antonelli (piano): Nelson Hall, McDonald Road (27/1/98)
The Camenae Duo (Margaret Barnetson, soprano, David Heft, piano): Nelson Hall, McDonald Road (25/8/87)
Concert of Vocal and Instrumental Music with Robert Burnett (singer), Jessie Townson (violin), and Mr. McEwan (piano and chairman): Nelson Hall, St. Leonard's (1/6/21)
10 programmes from concerts by the Scottish String Quartet at the Oak Hall (1928-33)
8 programmes from concerts by the Pro Arte Strings of Edinburgh at Randolph Hall (1969-73)
Date range of collection
1921 - 1998
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
Open Map
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)
Collection Custodians(s)
Associated Collection(s)
Cardif University (Prifysgol Caerdydd)Royal College of Music LondonMuseums, Libraries and Archives Council