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Grand Inaugural Concert, McEwan Hall (1897)
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Grand Inaugural Concert, McEwan Hall: 1 programme and 1 book (1897)
2 copies of a programme from the inaugural concert at the McEwan Hall, University of Edinburgh, promoted by the Students' Representative Council (15/12/1897). Featuring the Scottish Orchestra conducted by Willem Kes, with Ella Russell and Ben Davies (singers). Programme contains analytical notes with musical examples, portraits of soloists, and names of all orchestral players. 1 copy of the programme is loose, the other is bound into a volume of material relating to the opening of the Hall, including information on William McEwan, who presented the Hall to the University, details and photographs about the Hall and other University buildings, and information about the organ. It also includes an account of the opening ceremony, and a programme from an organ recital given by A.L. Peace (3/12/1897).
Date range of collection
1897 - 1897
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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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Cardif University (Prifysgol Caerdydd)Royal College of Music LondonMuseums, Libraries and Archives Council