A collection of volumes of bound programmes for the whole of the Leeds Triennial Musical Festival:
1874 (This programme contains press cuttings about the Festival. It also contains what look to be insertions of photographs of individual performers, each one signed),1877,1880,1883,1886,1889,1892,1895,1898 (x3 - one of the duplicates contains press cuttings), 1901,1904,1907 (x3), 1910 (x4), 1913 (x2), 1922, 1925 (x3), 1928, 1931, 1934, 1937, 1947, 1950, 1953, 1958 (x2), 1961 (x2), 1964 (x4), 1967 (x3), 1970 (x2), 1983 (x2).
There are also programmes for individual concerts during the festival:
* Leeds Town Hall - 8/9/1858 - 'Elijah'
* Leeds Town Hall - 21/9/1877 - 'Joseph'
* Leeds Town Hall - 7/10/1947 (morning), 7/10/1947 (evening), 8/10/1947 (morning), 8/10/1947 (evening), 9/10/1947, 10/10/1947 (morning), 10/10/1947 (evening), 11/10/1947,
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