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Collection Description

Collection Title
St. Cecilia´s Hall, Edinburgh (1860-2002)
Unique Identifier
Box 54
Concert Programmes St. Cecilia's Hall: 1 box (1860-2002)
Collection of ca. 100 miscellaneous programmes, handbills, posters, and leaflets from concerts at St. Cecilia's Hall, Edinburgh. Performances of mainly chamber music, early music in particular.

Highlights of the collection:
A large number of programmes from chamber music concerts promoted by the Georgian Concert Society (1987-2002), such as The Consort of Musicke: Emma Kirkby and Evelyn Tubb (sopranos), Simon Grant (bass), and Anthony Rooley (lute) (28/9/96); King's Consort (14/11/87); Les Vents Devienne (16/10/93); Baroque Brass of London (10/12/94); Réjouissance (26/3/94); Florilegium (8/10/94); Gothic Voices (21/1/95); The Hilliard Ensemble (8/2/92); Le Nouveau Quatuor with Elizabeth Lane (soprano) (20/2/88), and many others.
Edinburgh Renaissance Band and the Cramond Dancers (20/12/85)
Society of Recorder Players 30th anniversary concert (28/2/87)
Scottish Chamber Orchestra Wind Ensemble (28/4/79)
Frances Loring (baritone) and Ronald Stevenson (piano) (20/11/74)
Concert of sacred and miscellaneous music with various soloists and the St. Cecilia Choral Society conducted by T.M. Hunter (5/3/1860)
Poster from the first public concert in the hall after its restoration, with Gustav Leonhardt (harpsichord), Peter Williams (harpsichord and organ), Clifford Hughes (tenor), and the Edinburgh Quartet (29/6/68)
Date range of collection
1860 - 2002
Accumulation Dates
Suggested Audience
Not Specific
Associated Places
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

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