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Collection Description

Collection Title
City of Manchester Centenary Festival (1953)
Unique Identifier
780.69 mf(782)
Description
This is one copy of the souvenir programme for the City of Manchester Centenary Festival, arranged by the Manchester Corporation in Association with the Halle Concerts Society. The Festival was held in March 1953 with performances in the Free Trade Hall, the Palace Theatre (the performers there being Covent Garden Opera), King's Hall Belle Vue, the Opera House, Manchester Hippodrome and Houldsworth Hall.
Format
Date range of collection
1953 - 1953
Accumulation Dates
-
Suggested Audience
Not Specific
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Location Details

Henry Watson Music Library
St Peter's Square Manchester M2 5PD United Kingdom
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0161 234 1976
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0161 234 1961 
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9am - 8pm Mon-Thurs 9am - 5pm Fri-Sat
Collections Overview
The Henry Watson Music Library is named after Dr. Henry Watson, a renowned composer and teacher born in nearby Accrington. After his death in 1911 he bequeathed the contents of his private library to the care of Manchester City Council. Watson's original collection (some 16,700 volumes) has been supplemented by many important donations and acquisition since and has grown into one of the largest collections of music in any public library.
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Additional Collection Information

Accrual Status
closed
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Associated Collection(s)
Cardif University (Prifysgol Caerdydd)Royal College of Music LondonMuseums, Libraries and Archives Council