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Collection Title
Songs of Scotland Programmes (1882-86)
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Songs of Scotland Programmes: 1 volume (1882-86)
Scrapbook containing ca. 75 pages of programmes, newspaper cuttings and MS annotations relating to the ‘Songs of Scotland’ concert tours given by the Scots singer David Kennedy and his family, including Helen Kennedy (soprano), Marjory Kennedy (soprano), Margaret Kennedy (contralto), and Robert Kennedy (tenor). Part of the Papers and Correspondence of Marjory Kennedy-Fraser. The programmes are often generic, with venues not always specified, but there are annotations and newspaper cuttings that indicate that concerts were performed at venues around the UK (such as Music Hall, Edinburgh, Kinnaird Hall, Dundee, City Hall, Perth, and Music Hall, Aberdeen), Australia (Town Hall, Melbourne, Academy of Music, Ballarat), and New Zealand (Dunedin and Wellington).
Date range of collection
1882 - 1886
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Location Details

University of Edinburgh, Library, Special Collections
George Square Edinburgh EH8 9LJ United Kingdom
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0131 650 8379
0131 650 6863
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The Division provides access to, and administers, acquires, maintains and preserves, the University's rich and varied collections of archives, manuscripts, theses, maps, and early printed books. Music materials are held within some collections.
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Cardif University (Prifysgol Caerdydd)Royal College of Music LondonMuseums, Libraries and Archives Council