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Collection Description

Collection Title
Leeds Centenary Musical Festival (1958)
Unique Identifier
LQ 780.79 L517
Volumes of bound programmes for the Leeds Centenary Musical Festival, 1958:

* Volume of programmes for a variety of concerts and venues during the festival. The first programme is dated 12/10/58 and the last is 18/10/58

* Leeds Grand Theatre and Opera House - 17/10/58 - Handel's 'Samson' - In the presence of Her Majesty the Queen and His Royal Highness the Prince Phillip, Duke of Edinburgh.

* Odeon Theatre, Leeds - 14, 15/10/58 - Jazz Concerts - Johnny Dankworth and his orchestra and Cleo Laine, Humphrey Lyttelton and his band, Jimmy Rushing.

One programme that isn't bound:
* The Souvenir Programme for the whole Leeds Centenary Musical Festival, 1958

There is also one programme for the Leeds Triennial Musical Festival, 1957.
* Harewood House - 29/6/1957 - A Musical Evening - Artist, Nathan Milstein, accompanist, Ernest Lush. There is a duplicate to this programme and the original ticket and menu.
Date range of collection
1958 - 1958
Accumulation Dates
Suggested Audience
Not Specific
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Location Details

Leeds Central Library
Music and Audio Services Calverley Street Leeds LS1 3AB
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Collections Overview
With a specialist collection of over 10,000 books, we cover all aspects of music. A wide range of scores from miniature and full to vocal scores for operas and musicals, as well as wind band scores. Our large collection of sheet music covers both popular and classical material and includes arrangements for chamber groups as well as for solo instruments. We have a range of over 1,000 sets. They are available to orchestras within the Leeds district. Over 40 periodical titles are in stock. We can also help with reference enquiries and music homework. Special Collections include a Victorian song collection and 18th and 19th century music for use in the library. There are over 12,000 CDs in stock (in the Central Library) covering a wide range of music to cater for all tastes. Video collections including music videos are now available. Registered blind and visually impaired people may borrow CDs free of charge. The CD Central @ Leeds Central Library scheme enables local musicians to deposit copies of private CD recordings in the library for lending.
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Cardif University (Prifysgol Caerdydd)Royal College of Music LondonMuseums, Libraries and Archives Council