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Collection Description

Collection Title
Playbills (1818-70)
Unique Identifier
Playbills: 1 box (1818-1870)
Collection of ca. 65 playbills in 2 separate parts. First is a set of 20 concert programmes and playbills, mostly from performances in Vienna (1834-70).
Highlights include:
Clara Wieck (piano): Saale der Gesellschaft der Musikfreunde (21/1/1838)
Theodor Kullak (piano): Saale der Gesellschaft der Musikfreunde (5/2/1843)
Teresa and Maria Milanollo (violin) (21/5/1843)
Alfred Jaëll (piano): Saale der Gesellschaft der Musikfreunde (12/1/1845)
Karl Tausig (piano): Convict-Saale (31/10/1865)
Anton Rubinstein (piano): Saale der Gesellschaft der Musikfreunde (22/2/1870)

The second part contains 40 operatic and theatrical playbills from the Theatre Royal, Edinburgh (1818-32) and 4 from the Caledonian Theatre, Edinburgh (1830).
Date range of collection
1818 - 1870
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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
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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