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Sacred Harmonic Society (1844-47)
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A collection of single-sheet programmes/handbills for three performances of Mendelssohn oratorios given by the Sacred Harmonic Society at the Exeter Hall, London on 28 June 1844, 2 June 1845 and 30 April 1847.

All performances featured the vocalists Herr Staudigl and Mr A. Novello, were led by Mr Perry with Mr Miller (organ) and conducted by Mendelssohn (1844 and 1847) and Mr Surman (1845). Additional vocal performers are listed below.

28 June 1844: Mendelssohn, St. Paul, with Miss Dolby, Madame C[aradori] Allan, and Messrs Hobbs and Simmons.
2 June 1845: Mendelssohn, St. Paul, with Miss Birch, Miss Dolby, Mr Kench and Mr Manvers.
30 April 1847: Mendelssohn, Elijah, with Misses Birch, Duval, M.B. Hawes and Kirkham and Messrs Lockey, Peck and Smythson.
Date range of collection
1844 - 1847
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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