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Charles Hall's Orchestral Concerts (1879)
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d.488.l. (5.)
A programme and wordbook for the last of Charles Hallé's Orchestral Concerts 1878-79, given on 4 March 1879 at the Philharmonic Hall, Liverpool.

This was a two-part concert of vocal, instrumental and orchestral repertory, much of it by nineteenth-century German composers, including first performances of Wagner's own arrangement of Selections from the Opera of ?Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg' and Mozart, Piano Concerto No.13 in D (Charles Hallé, piano).

The programme contains detailed historical and analytical notes (with musical examples) and provides a list of the orchestral ensemble. It also cites the following vocal and instrumental soloists: Madame Norman-Neruda (violin), Herr Straus (viola), Herr Franz Neruda (cello), Herr Grosse (clarinet), M. Lalande (bassoon), M. Vanhaute (horn), Herr Neuwirth (double bass) and Herr Henschel (vocal).
Date range of collection
1879 - 1879
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British Library, Music Collections
96 Euston Road London NW1 2DB
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Cardif University (Prifysgol Caerdydd)Royal College of Music LondonMuseums, Libraries and Archives Council