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Collection Title
Huddersfield Musical Festival (1856)
Unique Identifier (11.)
Programme and wordbook for a performance of Handel, Messiah, given on the morning of 9 October 1856 at the Philosophical Hall, Huddersfield, as part of the Huddersfield Musical Festival.

This document includes a list of the Patrons, Management and Chorus for the performance and cites the following vocal soloists: Mrs Sunderland, Miss Whitham, Miss Julia Bleadon, Miss Freeman, Miss Crosland, Mr Miranda, Mr Inkersall, Mr Lawler and Mr H. Phillips.

There is also a list of the instrumental ensemble, led by W. Hill and conducted by Alfred Mellon, with Mr J. Wood (accompanist) and Mr James Battye (chorus master).
Date range of collection
1856 - 1856
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The British Library St Pancras ,96 Euston Road London NW1 2DB
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Cardif University (Prifysgol Caerdydd)Royal College of Music LondonMuseums, Libraries and Archives Council