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Collection Title
London International Exhibition (1873)
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d.488.l. (3.)
A collection of six undated programmes (with words) for Daily Musical Performances given at the Royal Albert Hall, London as part of the London International Exhibition of 1873.

All performances were conducted by Mr Barnby and all programmes contain extensive analytical and historical notes, including musical examples, by Joseph Bennett. Programmes typically include two overtures and a symphony. Some also include vocal pieces. The names of the vocal soloists are listed but the programmes provide no further information regarding the performers.

1. Orchestral music by Weber, Beethoven, A. Sullivan and Mozart.
2. Orchestral music by Weber, Beethoven and Ambroise Thomas.
3. Orchestral music by Mozart, Mendelssohn, Schubert and Gounod and vocal pieces by Donizetti and Handel, performed by Katherine Poyntz.
4. Orchestral music by Auber, Beethoven and Wagner and vocal pieces by Gounod and J.S. Bach, performed by Miss Dones.
5. Orchestral music by Méhul, Hiller and Julius Rietz and vocal pieces by Schumann and Rossini, performed by Mlle Gips.
6. Orchestral music by Herold, Weber, Schubert and Cherubini and vocal pieces by Mendelssohn and Handel, performed by Miss Spiller.
Date range of collection
1873 - 1873
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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