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Collection Title
Edinburgh Traverse Theatre and Misc. (1817-)
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Edinburgh Traverse Theatre and Misc.: 1 box (1817 -)
Collection of ca. 150 programmes, leaflets and flyers from miscellaneous Edinburgh (and environs) venues.

Assembly Rooms (1967-93):
Pro Arte Orchestra of Edinburgh (20/6/67). Conducted by Eric Roberts. Programme contains biographical information for every player, as well as detailed descriptions of other ensembles in which the members play.
Other misc. plays and musicals.

Carlton Highland Hotel (1993):
Leaflet from performance by Isobel Mieras (clarsach), Clifford Hughes (tenor), Stephen Doughty (spinet), and The Edinburgh Early Dancers.

Church of the Sacred Heart:
Musical Celebration in Honour of St. Cecilia (21/11/93). Directed by Noel O'Regan, organist Neil Beynon. St. Andrews and Edinburgh Archdiocesan Choir, Choir of St. Mary's Cathedral, Choir of St. Margaret's Church, Dunfermline, Choir of the Sacred Heart Church, Choir of St. Andrew and St. George's Church.

Freemasons' Hall (1976-80):
Elly Ameling (soprano), Dalton Baldwin (piano) (9/5/77), promoted by New Town Concerts.
Edinburgh Quartet (23/8/80), as part of the Edinburgh International Festival.

Adam Room, George Hotel (1978):
Edinburgh Quartet Sunday Evening Series: (1/10/[78], 5/11/78, 7/1/[79], 11/2/[79], 11/3/79, [21/10/79], [11/11/79], 16/12/79, 13/1/80, 10/2/80)

Hopetoun House (1979-80):
Edinburgh Quartet (6/9/[79], 12/8/80, 4/9/80)
Scottish Philharmonic Society Gala Celebration Souvenir Programme, performed by the Scottish Chamber Orchestra conducted by Roderick Brydon, and the Scottish Baroque Ensemble [24/6/77].

Music Hall:
Charles W. Clark (baritone), Leonard Borwick (piano) (23/1/1913). Song texts given in programme.

Nelson Hall, McDonald Road City Library (1985-94):
Daphne Godson (viola) and Sheila Desson (piano) (15/10/85).
Michael Lester-Cribb (piano) (14/1/85).
The Waverley Singers directed by Pamela Duncan (11/3/86).
Patricia MacMahon (soprano), Hester Dickson (piano) (11/2/86).
Rosemary Elliot (flute), Angela Livingstone (piano) (10/2/87).
Philip Thorne (guitar) (20/10/87).
Lucy Cartledge (flute), Stuart Montgomery (piano) (15/11/94).
Other theatrical leaflets.

Netherbow Arts Centre [c. 1982]:
Margaret Dent (singer), Vincent Chudy (piano) (n.d.).

Newbattle Abbey College, Dalkeith:
Edinburgh Quartet [29/8/79].

Church of St Andrew and St George, Tuesday Lunchtime Concert Programmes:
Edinburgh Quartet [10/7/79, 18/9/79, 25/9/79, 16/10/79, 10/6/80, 17/6/80, 24/6/80, 16/9/80, 23/9/80, 30/9/80].
The Scottish Virtuosi [21/10/79].
Wilanów Quartet [9/10/79]

Old Royal High School:
Edinburgh Quartet (12/10/80)

Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art:
Programme diary (Feb-Mar. 1994)
Margaret Marshall (soprano), Kenneth Elliott (harpsichord), Camerata of St Andrew led by Leonard Friedman: Signet Library (8/12/92). General programme notes, song texts and translations.

St Cecilia’s Hall (1969-82):
Clifford Hughes (tenor), Peter Williams (harpsichord) (uu/uu/1969).
Scottish Early Music Consort (16/10/82).

St Giles’ Cathedral (1967-94):
Brian Runnett (organ) (21/2/67)
Scottish Chamber Choir (22/12/73)
Leaflet for Organ Recitals in 1994.

St Mary’s Cathedral:
Scottish Sinfonia conducted by Neil Mantle (30/8/92).

St. Clement’s U.F. Church:
Choir concerts (15/12/24, 19/11/28).

Other misc. venues performing plays, musicals, opera, dance, etc:
Leith Theatre, Traverse Theatre, Church Hill Theatre, George Square Theatre, George Watson's Boys' College Hall, Grand Theatre, Inverleith Park, La Belle Angèle, The Music Box, Operetta House, Palladium Theatre, Pantheon, Portobello High School, BBC Scottish Broadcasting House, The Studio, St. Bride’s Centre, St. Columba’s by the Castle, St Cuthbert’s Hall, St Thomas of Aquins School, Studio Theatre, Theatre Workshop.

Programmes from miscellaneous productions of plays and opera with no venues given.
Date range of collection
1817 -
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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.
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Cardif University (Prifysgol Caerdydd)Royal College of Music LondonMuseums, Libraries and Archives Council