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Collection Description

Collection Title
Leeds Music Hall and Town Hall Programmes (1824-1858)
Unique Identifier
L780.73 G762
There are seven programmes, six for performances at the Leeds Music Hall and one for a performance at Leeds Town Hall:

* Music Hall, Albion Street - 7/1/1824 - Madame Catalani, Grand Oratorio

* Music Hall, Leeds - 15/2/1831 - A Grand Concert of Vocal and Instrumental Music for the Benefit of the Ilkley Charity

* Music Hall, Leeds - 26/12/1832 - Grand Concert of Vocal and Instrumental Music

*Music Hall, Leeds - 11/10/1833 - Grand Concert

* Music Hall, Leeds - 29/12/1842 - Grand Oratorio

* Music Hall, Leeds - 29/9/1846 - Grand Choral Concert of Sacred Music

* Town Hall, Leeds - 4/12/1858 - Grand Concert in aid of the funds of the Leeds General Eye and Ear Infirmary
Date range of collection
1824 - 1858
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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