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HomeSearchGetRecordCarl Newton collection: Sir Charles Halle's Concerts in Manchester (1858-95)

Collection Description

Collection Title
Carl Newton collection: Sir Charles Halle's Concerts in Manchester (1858-95)
Unique Identifier
Mus 319.c.1
A complete set of programmes for Charles Hallé's Manchester Concerts, given at the Free Trade Hall, Manchester between 30 January 1858 and 7 March 1895 (seasons 1-37), compiled and edited by Thomas Batley, held as a single bound volume.

The document begins with 'a list of the vocal and instrumental soloists (with the dates of their appearances since the commencement of the concerts)' and with a list of the 'members of the orchestra, the instruments they have played, the total number of years engaged'.

Incorporated into the programmes are lists of the orchestral ensembles from the first and last concert recorded.
Date range of collection
1858 - 1895
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Suggested Audience
Not Specific
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Location Details

Bodleian Library, Music Library
Broad Street,Music Library Oxford OX1 3BG
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01865 277063
01865 277182
Visiting Information
Membership fee for users outside the UK academic community; charges for photocopying and inter-library loans
Collections Overview
The collection has very strong holdings of British music and related material acquired in part by legal deposit. Many collected editions and scholarly series. Very strong periodical coverage, including major 19thC European journals. Largest collection of American song material in UK.
For details of other collections held at the same location: See the location record

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Associated Collection(s)
Cardif University (Prifysgol Caerdydd)Royal College of Music LondonMuseums, Libraries and Archives Council