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Collection Description

Collection Title
Edinburgh Musical Festival (1824)
Unique Identifier
Edinburgh Musical Festival, 1824: 1 printed volume (2 copies, although they are not identical)
Publication of programmes from the 1824 Edinburgh Musical Festival. Each programme contains lists of patrons, stewards, directors and principal performers, and all song texts are included. Several pages in each copy contain MS annotations regarding performers or works performed. One copy has a large handbill taped in at the beginning of the volume with extensive details of all 6 concerts together, including perfomers, venue, and pieces to be performed.
Performance dates:
25/10 (at the Theatre Royal), 26/10 (at the Parliament House), 27/10 (Theatre Royal), 28/10 (Parliament House), 29/10 (Theatre Royal), 30/10 (Parliament House)
Date range of collection
1824 - 1824
Accumulation Dates
Suggested Audience
Not Specific
Associated People or Organisations
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 Creator(s)
Collection Collector(s)
Collection Custodians(s)
Associated Collection(s)
Cardif University (Prifysgol Caerdydd)Royal College of Music LondonMuseums, Libraries and Archives Council