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Collection Description

Collection Title
Concerts of Ancient Music (1785-1848)
Unique Identifier
Programmes and wordbooks for the Concerts of Ancient Music concerts given during the seasons 1785, 1787-89, 1791, 1793, 1795-98, 1800-04, 1813-14, 1816-19, 1821, 1823-26, 1828, 1846 and 1484, bound as one volume per season (two copies for 1802 and 1848).

Very few of these programmes cite a performance venue, although it is known from other sources that the concerts took place at the New Rooms, Tottenham Street (from 1776), the Concert Room of the King's Theatre (from 1795) and the New Rooms, Hanover Square (from 1804).
Date range of collection
1785 - 1848
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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.
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Associated Collection(s)
Cardif University (Prifysgol Caerdydd)Royal College of Music LondonMuseums, Libraries and Archives Council