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Collection Description

Collection Title
Aston Lower Grounds, Birmingham (1882-83)
Unique Identifier
RB.23.b.4180 (22-23.)
Description
Wordbooks for the Grand Annual Performances of Handel, The Messiah given by the Holte Choral Society in the Great Hall of Aston Lower Grounds, Birmingham on 7 April 1882 and 23 March 1883.

Both performances featured a ‘band and chorus of 350 performers’ conducted by Mr C.J. Stevens, with the vocalists Madame Emma Beasley, Miss Clara Myers, Mr Vernon Rigby and Mr Lander (1882) and Miss Robertson, Miss Fanny Robertson, Mr H.T. Bywater and Mr J. Lander (1883).
Format
Date range of collection
1882 - 1883
Accumulation Dates
-
Suggested Audience
Not Specific
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Location Details

British Library
The British Library St Pancras ,96 Euston Road London NW1 2DB
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See: http://www.bl.uk/music
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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