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Collection Description

Collection Title
Music Room, Oxford (1815-19)
Unique Identifier
A bound volume containing single-sheet programmes with words for performances given at the Music Room, Oxford between 30 October 1815 and 23 March 1819.

These were two-part miscellaneous concerts, consisting principally of vocal/choral music, with occasional instrumental solos/concertantes and typically with an orchestral or choral piece at the beginning and end of each act.

The majority of programmes provide an indication of the vocal and instrumental soloists engaged.

Performance dates:
30 October, 6, 13, 27 and 28 November and 6 December 1815.
19 and 26 February, 4, 12, 21 (Mr Marshall's Benefit Concert) and 25 March, 6, 13, 20, 27 and 28 May, 25 and 26 June, 28 October, 4, 11, 18, 25 and 26 November and 9 December 1816.
11, 17 and 27 February, 3, 10, 11, 17 and 19 March (Mr Reinagle's Benefit Concert), 6 May (Mr Marshall's Benefit Concert), 18 June, 3 and 24 November and 3 December 1817.
9, 10 and 16 February and 2 March (Mr Marshall's Benefit) 1818.
11, 15, 22 and 23 March 1819.
Date range of collection
1815 - 1819
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

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