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Collection Description

Collection Title
Music Room Holywell (1797-1800)
Unique Identifier
Mus.1.d.64. (3.)
Description
A bound volume containing programmes with words for performances given at the Oxford Music Room (Holywell Music Room) between 23 October 1797 and 14 July 1800. Also, programmes with words for a Race Concert given in the Council Chamber, Abingdon, on 11 September 1798 and for concerts given at the Town Hall on 25 July 1798 (Race Concert and Ball) and 10 May 1799 (Mr Cross' Benefit).

All documents consist of a single-sheet programme, including the words of the vocal/choral pieces. A number of the programmes are partially damaged and many include handwritten corrections to the printed listings.

Unless otherwise stated below, these were two-part concerts of vocal and instrumental music, typically with orchestral/choral works to open and close. Where a concert was given a specific title, or was given for the benefit of a particular individual, this is recorded in parenthesis.


1797: 23 and 30 October; 6 and 13 November; 20 November (Choral Music); 27 November; and 4, 11 and 18 December.

1798: 15 and 29 January; 5, 12 and 19 February; 26 February (Choral Music/Messiah); 27 February (Grand Miscellaneous Concert); 5 March; 8 March (Grand Miscellaneous Concert); 12 March; 16 March (Mr Attwood); 19 and 26 March; 9, 16, 23 30 April; 7 May; 14 May (Choral Music); 21 May; 23 May (Mr Mahon); 28 May; 4 June; 8 June (Miss Newman); 11 June; 19 June (Choral Music); 20 June (Grand Miscellaneous Concert); 25 June; 2 July; 4 July (Mr Reinagle); 9 July; 18 July (Mr Liddell); 27 September (Mr Jung); 22 and 29 October; 5 and 12 November; 15 November (Grand Miscellaneous Concert); 19 November; 26 November (Choral Music); 3 December; 6 December (Mr Mahon); 10 December.

1799: 14, 21 and 28 January; 4 February; 11 February (Choral Music/Messiah); 12 February (Grand Miscellaneous Concert); 18 and 25 February; 28 February (Mr Attwood); 4 and 11 March; 8 and 15 April; 22 April (Choral Music); 23 April (Grand Miscellaneous Concert); 29 April; 3 May (Mr Mahon); 6, 13 and 20 May; 24 May (Mrs Hindmarsh); 27 May; 5 June (Choral Music); [no date/illegible] (Grand Miscellaneous Concert); 10, 17 and 24 June; 1 July; 14, 21 and 28 October; 4, 11, 18 and 25 November (Choral Music); 2 December; 5 December (Mr Mahon); 9 and 16 December.

1800: 20 and 27 January; 3, 10, 17 and 24 February; 3 March (Choral Music/Messiah); 4 March (Grand Miscellaneous Concert); 10 March; 14 March (Mr Attwood); 17, 24 and 31 March; 28 April; 5 May; 12 May (Choral Music); 13 May (Grand Miscellaneous Concert); 19 May; 23 May (Mr Mahon); 26 May; 2 and 9 June; 18 June (Choral Music); 19 June (Grand Miscellaneous Concert); 25, 26 and 30 June; and 7 and 14 July.
Format
Date range of collection
1797 - 1800
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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Telephone
01865 277063
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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

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