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Academy of Ancient Music (1733-77) (Foundling Museum)
A collection of programmes with words for performances given by the Academy of Ancient Music on 31 January 1733, 27 F...
Academy of Ancient Music (1742) (British Library)
Wordbook for Esther: an oratorio; or, sacred drama, set to music by Mr Handel, and performed by the Academy of Ancien...
Academy of Ancient Music (1746-61) (British Library)
Programmes with words for the Motets, Madrigals and Other Pieces, performed by the Academy of Ancient Music on 24 Apr...
Academy of Ancient Music (1758) (British Library)
A programme with words for a performance of Handel, The Messiah, given by the Academy of Ancient Music on 11 May 1758...
Cathedral-Church, Bristol (1759) (British Library, Music Collections)
A handbill with words for 'The Select Anthems, that are to be performed at the Cathedral-Church in Bristol, Thursday ...
Damon and Phillida. A ballad opera of one act (1765) (National Library of Scotland: Rare Book Collections)
Programme and book of words from the ballad opera 'Damon and Phillida', performed by His Majesty's Servants: Theatre ...
Dubourg Ode wordbook: Dublin (1748) (Trinity College Dublin, Library)
One wordbook entitled: 'An Ode, to be performed at the Castle of Dublin on the 30th of October, being the birthday of...
Funeral Concert, Edinburgh (1755) (Edinburgh Central Library, Music Library)
Funeral Concert Performed by the Gentlemen of the Musical Society of Edinburgh, on the Death of the Lord Drummore, th...
Funeral Concert, Edinburgh (1771) (Edinburgh Central Library, Music Library)
Funeral Concert Performed by the Gentlemen of the Musical Society of Edinburgh, on the Death of Sir Robert Murray, Ba...
Handell Wordbook: Dublin (1735) (Trinity College Dublin, Library)
One wordbook entitled 'The celebrated masque of Acis and Galatea. Compos'd by Mr. Handell, for His Grace the Duke Of ...
Librettos (1690-1824) (Henry Watson Music Library)
This is a collection of librettos produced for the performances of a work during a certain year at a specific venue: ...
London: Taverns (1736-1882) (Royal College Of Music, Library)
Programmes from performances in London taverns from 1736 to 1882, with the majority from the late 1830s and 1840. ...
Marlborough-Green, Dublin (1752) (British Library)
The handbill for a Grand Concert of Vocal and Instrumental Musick [sic], given on 25 August 1752 at the Marlborough-G...
Marylebone Gardens (1730-1855) (Royal College Of Music, Library)
A scrapbook of programmes and performance ephemera from Marylebone Gardens, 1730 to 1835. The collection includes pl...
Oxford Concert Bills 1 (1766-1808) (Bodleian Library, Music Library)
A bound volume containing handbills, programmes with words, and other material relating to performances given at the ...
Oxford Music Room (1773-74) (Bodleian Library, Music Library)
Programmes (without words) for performances given at the Music Room, Oxford [Holywell Music Room] on 6 December 1773 ...
Pamphlets (1746-1747) (Trinity College Dublin, Library)
One bound volume of pamplets, two of which are word-books. No.1: 'Messiah, an oratorio. Composed by Mr. Handel' D...
Stratford Jubilee (1746-1860?) (British Library, Music Collections)
A bound volume containing illustrations, portraits, newspaper cuttings, extracts from books and sale catalogues, adve...
Words of the Music Performed by the Academy of Ancient Music (1733-1791) (Leeds Central Library)
A volume of bound 'programmes with words' for performances given by the Academy of Ancient Music: * The Words of ...
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