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Collection Description

Collection Title
St. Marys Cathedral, Edinburgh (1945-2000)
Unique Identifier
Box 56
Concert Programmes St. Mary's Cathedral: 1 box (1945-2000)
Collection of ca. 275 miscellaneous programmes, handbills, posters, and leaflets from concerts at St. Mary's Cathedral, Edinburgh, some from the Edinburgh International Festival. Performances of chamber music, organ recitals, opera, and choral music.

Highlights of the collection:
Lecture-recital on Russian Church Music, by A.M. Henderson (organist and choirmaster) with the Glasgow University Chapel Choir (10/11/45)
Very large number of programmes from organ recitals, such as Dennis Townhill (21/8/63, 18/1/66), Marilyn Mason (31/8/64), Allan Wicks (18/11/63), Susan Landale (4/6/67), Pierre Cochereau (4/9/63), Kenneth Barritt (19/1/65), Robert Head (7/9/55), Lionel Rogg (10/10/67), and many others.
Edinburgh Chamber Orchestra and the Cathedral Choir, conducted by Robert Head and Hans Gál (4/9/55)
Helen Cochrane (contralto) and Bryn Turley (piano) (14/11/76)
Sine Nomine Singers and Players (25/8/63)
Edinburgh Bach Choir, Edinburgh Players and the boys of St. Mary's Cathedral Choir, conducted by James Sloggie (7/12/68)
Cathedral Choir of Bremen and the Hamburg Chamber Orchestra, conducted by Hans Heintze (16/8/64)
English Opera Group conducted by Benjamin Britten (12/10/65)
Edinburgh Royal Choral Union (14/2/73)
Fettes College choral and orchestral concert (22,23/3/94)
Mary Erskine School and Stewart's Melville College annual concert (23/3/96)
National Youth Choir of Scotland with the Scottish Chamber Orchestra conducted by Christopher Bell (29,30/8/00)
Date range of collection
1945 - 2000
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
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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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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