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Collection Title
North Staffs. Musical Festival (1899)
The prospectus and programmes with words for the North Staffordshire Triennial Musical Festival, held at Victoria Hall, Hanley, on 25 and 26 October 1899.

The prospectus includes list of the Executive Committee members and of the choral and orchestral ensembles, conducted by Dr Charles Swinnerton Heap. With the exception of that for 26 October (evening), these programmes include historical and analytical notes, with musical examples, by Joseph Bennett.

Madame Ella Russell, Miss Evangeline Florence, Miss Helen Jaxon, Miss Alice Lamb, Miss Alice Lakin, Mr Herbert Grover, Mr Charles Saunders and Mr Andrew Black (vocal) and Mr G. A. Clinton (clarinet).

26 October: S. Coleridge-Taylor, Scenes from Longfellow's 'Song of Hiawatha' (conducted by the composer, the second scene written especially for the Festival) and Miscellaneous Concert.

25 October: Schumann, Paradise and the Peri and Tchaikovsky, Pathetic Symphony.
26 October: Handel, Messiah.
Date range of collection
1899 - 1899
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Foundling Museum
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The Gerald Coke Handel Collection is an internationally important collection of material relating to Handel and his contemporaries, including manuscripts, printed books and music, libretti, paintings and engravings, memorabilia, art works and ephemera. The Handel collection is open for research Wednesday-Friday, and the display room (with access to recorded music) is open with the rest of the museum Tuesday-Sunday 10-6.
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Cardif University (Prifysgol Caerdydd)Royal College of Music LondonMuseums, Libraries and Archives Council