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Collection Title
McEwan Hall, Edinburgh (1901-67)
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Collection of 9 miscellaneous concert programmes from McEwan Hall, Edinburgh (1901-67).

Thirty-First Grand Evening Concert (2/19/1901). Ella Russell, Edna Thornton, Mr Hedmondt, Mr Watkin Mills, singers, Tivadar Nachez, violin. Organ recital by T.H. Collinson. Patrons listed in programme.

Paterson & Sons' Orchestral Concerts (1907-08), Twelfth Concert (3/2/08). Scottish Orchestra conducted by Frederic Cowen, Edouard de Reszke, singer. Orchestra members listed. Analytical programme notes with musical examples, song texts and translations. Photographs of the hall, conductor, and orchestra. There is also an index of compositions performed during the series.

Programmes from the Harrison Concert Series, Season 1911-12:
1st concert (21/10/11). Madame Tetrazzini, Frank Webster, Robert Radford, Flora Mann, Lillian Berger, singers, Mabel Moss, piano, Edith Penville, flute, R.J. Forbes, accompanist. Song texts and translations included.
2nd concert (2/12/11). Kirkby Lunn, singer, and The New Symphony Orchestra conducted by Landon Ronald. Analytical programme notes with musical examples, song texts and translations. Orchestral players are listed.
3rd concert (3/2/12). Louise Dale, Ada Crossley, William Green, Thorpe Bates, singers, Mark Hambourg, piano, André de Ribaupierre, violin, R.J. Forbes, accompanist. Song texts and translations included.
4th (and last) concert (9/3/12). London Symphony Orchestra conducted by Arthur Nikisch. Includes analytical programme notes with musical examples and names of orchestral players.

Programme of Vocal and Orchestral Concert (10/10/12). New Symphony Orchestra conducted by Landon Ronald with Evan Williams, singer, Irene Scharrer, piano, Madame Adami, accompanist. General historical programme notes with song texts.

Edinburgh Organ Recitals (24/1/67). Frederick Rimmer.

Programme diary of The Harrison Concerts, season 1911-12, with all performances and artists listed.
Date range of collection
1901 - 1967
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Not Specific
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Location Details

National Library of Scotland, Music Collections
George IV Bridge Edinburgh EH1 1EW United Kingdom
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Large reference collection of printed, manuscript and audio-visual music material, including books, scores, periodicals, audio, video and multi-media formats. Legal deposit library.
For details of other collections held at the same location: See the location record

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Cardif University (Prifysgol Caerdydd)Royal College of Music LondonMuseums, Libraries and Archives Council