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Collection Description

Collection Title
National Galleries of Scotland and Other Venues (1940-98)
Unique Identifier
Box 41
Concert Programmes National Galleries of Scotland and Other Venues: 1 box (1940-98)
Collection of ca. 150 miscellaneous programmes, posters, handbills, and flyers from several Edinburgh venues. Performances of mainly chamber music (particularly solo recitals).

Venues represented:
National Galleries of Scotland (National Gallery of Scotland, Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art, and Scottish National Portrait Gallery)
National Museums of Scotland, including the Royal Scottish Museum
National Library of Scotland

Highlights of the collection include:
Large number of programmes from different concerts at the National Gallery (1940-94), many as part of the National Gallery Lunch Hour Concert series, held weekly on Wednesdays:
Waldemar Johnsen (baritone), Waldo Channon (violin), Kathleen Belford (piano) (18/11/42)
Jessie Munro (piano), May Hope (violin), Edith Vance (cello) (21/4/43)
John Tainsch (tenor), Hans Gál (piano) (9/9/42)

Rudsambee a cappella choir, directed by Sheena Phillips: Scottish National Portrait Gallery (5/4/98)
The Pleasure of Music: National Gallery of Scotland (19/8/88)
Open Orchestra, conducted by David Crisp: Royal Scottish Museum (23/11/97)
Musica Antica e Nuova, directed by Celia Bizony: National Library of Scotland (1/9/65, 24/8/67) Latter programme has indications of first performances in Scotland
Date range of collection
1940 - 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
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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 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