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Worcester County Musical Association (1879)
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Programme and wordbook for the Twenty-Second Annual Festival, presented by the Worcester County Musical Association, and held between 22 and 26 September 1879 at the Mechanics Hall, Worcester, Massachusetts.

Detailed information regarding the vocal, instrumental and orchestral performers involved, including The New York Glee Club, The Schubert Quartette (vocal), Senor Diaz Albertini (violin), the Eichberg Quartette and the Germania Orchestra, conducted by Carl Zerrahn

Programmes and wordbooks for five afternoon and three evening performances, including presentations of Gounod’s Messe Solenelle and Handel’s Messiah. A strong emphasis on vocal music is partially balanced by a ‘Symphony Concert’ including Beethoven, Symphony No. 8 and Grieg, Piano Conerto in A minor.

This document begins with a statement from Worcester County Musical Association and also includes details regarding ticketing arrangements and comprehensive lists of those involved in the organization of the festival. Also, length programme notes on Gounod, Beethoven and Handel.
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1879 - 1879
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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