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Collection Description

Collection Title
John Ella collection: Musical Olio (1858)
Unique Identifier
Ella MS 79
A scrapbook of miscellaneous items relating to the activity of John Ella, including correspondence, press cuttings, and two concert programmes/handbills.

22 June [no year], Willis's Rooms: handbill for a Musical Union Grand Matinee [7].

25 January 1858, Buckingham Palace: programme with words for a concert given by Madame Clara Novello, Miss Lacelles, Signor Giuglini, Mr Sims Reeves and Mr Weiss (vocal), conducted by Mr Anderson, including Michael Costa, Serenata, The Dream (composed expressly for the occasion of the Marriage of H.R.H. Victoria, Princes Royal England and Frederick William Prince of Prussia, conducted by the composer) [129].

Items are pasted into this volume in a miscellaneous fashion. The pages are each numbered, however, and these numbers are provided in square brackets above.
Date range of collection
1858 - 1858
Accumulation Dates
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

Additional Collection Information

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