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Collection Description

Collection Title
Edinburgh Musical Festival (1824)
Unique Identifier
Edinburgh Musical Festival: 6 programmes bound in a volume with other material (1824).

Collection of 6 programmes from the 1824 Edinburgh Musical Festival, conducted by George Smart. Vocal soloists are nearly the same at every performance, with varying combinations of: Madame Ronzi de Begnis, Miss Stephens, Miss Goodall, Miss Travis, Mr Vaughan, Mr Sapio, Mr Bellamy, Mr Phillips, Mr Terrail, Mr Swift, Signor de Begnis, and Mr Braham.

Programmes contain all song texts, and names of patrons, stewards, directors, and instrumental performers. With the programmes is also a statement of ‘Regulations to be observed by the stewards and directors at the ensuing festival’, as well as an ms letter about the festival.

Performance dates:
25, 26, 27 (at the Theatre Royal), 28, 29 (at the Theatre Royal), 30/10/1824.
Date range of collection
1824 - 1824
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Not Specific
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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 
Collections Overview
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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Associated Collection(s)
Cardif University (Prifysgol Caerdydd)Royal College of Music LondonMuseums, Libraries and Archives Council