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Collection Description

Collection Title
Queen´s Hall, Edinburgh: Box 1 (1979-85)
Unique Identifier
Box 43
Concert Programmes Queen's Hall: box 1 of 4 (1979-1985)
Collection of ca. 175 miscellaneous programmes, flyers, leaflets, handbills, and programme diaries from the Edinburgh Queen's Hall. There are also 15 ticket stubs included in the collection. Performances of all kinds of music, particularly chamber music and jazz, also school concerts, musicals, and dance. Some of the programmes are from the Edinburgh International Festival.

Some of the prominent items from the collection include:
Programme from the opening ceremony and concert in the presence of Her Majesty The Queen, with the Scottish Philharmonic Singers, the Scottish Chamber Orchestra, and the Scottish Baroque Ensemble (6/7/79). The programme contains details of how the Queen's Hall came into being, names of patrons, and biographies of performers.
A very large number of programmes from the New Town Concerts series, such as the Amadeus Quartet (25/10/81), the Stuttgart Piano Trio (12/3/85), the Lindsay Quartet (17/1/83), and many others
Programmes from the Scottish Chamber Orchestra (1980-85)
Programmes from the Scottish Ensemble (1985)
Leaflets from the Meadows Chamber Orchestra (n.d.)
Programmes from the Scottish Baroque Ensemble (1979-81)
Date range of collection
1979 - 1985
Accumulation Dates
Suggested Audience
Not Specific
Associated Places

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

Accrual Status
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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