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Collection Description

Collection Title
Halle's Concerts (1859-present)
Unique Identifier
R780.69 Me7
Description
132 volumes of bound programmes of the complete run of concerts dating from 1859 to the present given by the Halle Society performed at the Free Trade Hall and then the Bridgewater Hall, Manchester. There are duplicates to some of the programmes in a further 37 volumes under the same classmark. This collection is constantly being updated although the most recent programmes are not bound.
Format
Date range of collection
1859 - Present
Accumulation Dates
-
Suggested Audience
Not Specific
Associated People or Organisations

Location Details

Henry Watson Music Library
St Peter's Square Manchester M2 5PD United Kingdom
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Telephone
0161 234 1976
Fax
0161 234 1961 
Visiting Information
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
open
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Collection Creator(s)
Collection Collector(s)
Collection Custodians(s)
Associated Collection(s)
Cardif University (Prifysgol Caerdydd)Royal College of Music LondonMuseums, Libraries and Archives Council