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Collection Description

Collection Title
Concerts of Ancient Music (1799)
Unique Identifier
Vet.A5 e.6861
A complete set of programmes and wordbooks for the 1799 season of the Concerts of Ancient Music, given at the New Room, King's Theatre [Concert Room, King's Theatre] on 13 and 20 February, 1, 6 and 13 March, 3, 10, 17 and 24 April and 1, 8 and 15 May 1799, bound as a single volume.

The volume begins with a list of the Subscribers to the concerts and includes lists of the choral and orchestral ensembles, led by Mr F. Cramer and conducted by Thomas Greatorex.

There is also the following list of the principal vocal performers: Madame Banti, Mrs Harrison, Mr Harrison and Mr Nield, Master Elliot, Mr Bartleman, Mr William Knyvett, Mr Sale, Mr Champness and Mr Leete.
Date range of collection
1797 - 1797
Accumulation Dates
Suggested Audience
Not Specific
Associated Places

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