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Concert programmes of the Waddell Orchestra, 1933-1984

 Fonds
Identifier: Coll-1499

Scope and Contents

In addition to the Concert Programmes there is a copy of a Questionnaire on Youth Orchestras sent by a researcher to the Orchestra in 1988, along with the answers prepared for the form, and associated correspondence.

The collection of Concert Programmes is composed of:
  1. 1 x copy of programme for Concert by Preparatory Orchestra and Pupils at St. Cuthbert's Hall on Saturday, 9th December 1933
  2. 1 x copy of programme for Concert by Preparatory Orchestra and Pupils at St. Cuthbert's Hall on Saturday, 15th December 1934
  3. 1 x copy of programme for Concert by Junior Orchestra and Soloists at Music Hall, George Street, Saturday, 2nd March 1935
  4. 1 x copy of programme for Concert by Preparatory Orchestra and Pupils at St. Cuthbert's Hall on Saturday, 21st December 1935
  5. 1 x copy of programme for Concert by Junior Orchestra and Pupils at Music Hall, George Street, Saturday, 15 February 1936
  6. 2 x copies of Professor Tovey's Sunday Concerts, Fifteenth Concert, 15 March 1936
  7. 1 x copy of programme for Concert by Preparatory Orchestra and Pupils at St. Cuthbert's Hall on Saturday, 12th December 1936
  8. 1 x copy of programme for Concert by Junior Orchestra and Pupils at Music Hall, George Street, Saturday, 20th February 1937
  9. 1 x copy of programme for Concert by Preparatory Orchestra and Pupils at St. Cuthbert's Hall on Saturday, 11th December 1937
  10. 1 x copy of programme for Concert by Junior Orchestra and Pupils at Music Hall, George Street, Saturday, 19th February 1938
  11. 1 x copy of programme for Concert by Preparatory Orchestra and Pupils at St. Cuthbert's Hall on Saturday, 10th December 1938
  12. 1 x copy of programme for Concert by Junior Orchestra and Pupils at Music Hall, George Street, Saturday, 18th February 1939
  13. 1 x copy of programme for Concert by Junior Orchestra and Pupils at Central Hall, Tollcross, Saturday, 8th March 1941
  14. 1 x copy of programme for Concert by Orchestra and Pupils at Central Hall, Tollcross, Saturday, 7th March 1942
  15. 1 x copy of programme for Concert by The Waddell Junior Orchestra and Soloists at The Music Hall, George Street, Saturday, 28th February 1948
  16. 1 x copy of programme for Concert by The Waddell Junior Orchestra and Soloists at The Music Hall, George Street, Saturday, 4th March 1950
  17. 1 x copy of programme for Concert by The Waddell Junior Orchestra and Soloists at The Music Hall, George Street, Saturday, 7th March 1953
  18. 1 x copy of programme for Concert by The Waddell Junior Orchestra and Soloists at The Music Hall, George Street, Saturday, 5th March 1955
  19. 1 x copy of programme for Concert by The Waddell Junior Orchestra and Soloists at The Music Hall, George Street, Saturday, 3rd March 1956
  20. 1 x copy of programme for Concert by The Waddell Junior Orchestra and Soloists at The Music Hall, George Street, Saturday, 2nd March 1957
  21. 1 x copy of programme for Concert by The Waddell Junior Orchestra and Soloists at The Music Hall, George Street, Saturday, 7th March 1959
  22. 1 x copy of programme for Concert by The Waddell Junior Orchestra and Soloists at The Music Hall, George Street, Saturday, 5th March 1960
  23. 1 x copy of programme for Concert by The Waddell Junior Orchestra and Soloists at The Music Hall, George Street, Saturday, 11th February 1961
  24. 1 x copy of programme for Concert by The Waddell Junior Orchestra and Soloists at The Music Hall, George Street, Saturday, 10th February 1962
  25. 1 x copy of programme for Concert by The Waddell Junior Orchestra and Soloists at The Music Hall, George Street, Saturday, 9th March 1963
  26. 1 x copy of programme for Concert by The Waddell Junior Orchestra and Soloists at The Music Hall, George Street, Saturday, 13th March 1965
  27. 1 x copy of programme for Concert by The Waddell Junior Orchestra and Soloists at The Music Hall, George Street, Saturday, 5th March 1966
  28. 1 x copy of programme for Concert by The Waddell Junior Orchestra and Soloists at The Music Hall, George Street, Saturday, 4th March 1967
  29. 1 x copy of programme for Concert by The Waddell Junior Orchestra and Soloists at The Music Hall, George Street, Saturday, 2nd March 1968
  30. 1 x copy of programme for Concert by The Waddell Orchestra and Soloists at The Music Hall, George Street, Saturday, 1st March 1969
  31. 1 x copy of programme for Concert by The Waddell Orchestra and Soloists at The Music Hall, George Street, Saturday, 7th March 1970
  32. 1 x copy of programme for Concert by the Waddell Preparatory and Senior Orchestras and Soloists in Daniel Stewart's and Melville College Hall on Saturday, 13th March 1976
  33. 1 x copy of programme for Concert by the Waddell Orchestra and Soloists in the Queen's Hall, Saturday, 7th March 1981
  34. 1 x copy of programme for Concert by the Waddell Orchestra and Soloists in the Queen's Hall, Saturday, 6th March 1982
  35. 1 x copy of programme for Concert by the Waddell Orchestra and Soloists in the Queen's Hall, Saturday, 3rd March 1984

Dates

  • 1933-1988

Creator

Language of Materials

English

Conditions Governing Access

Open to bona fide researchers, but please contact repository for details in advance.

Biographical / Historical

From 1910, Maimie Waddell and Ruth Waddell ran the amateur Waddell Orchestra in Edinburgh which had been founded by their father in 1878. In 1926 Maimie Waddell started the Preparatory Orchestra (called the 'Baby' Orchestra) for children between four and ten. The Junior Orchestra was for those up to the age of 18. The Orchestra was funded by the parents of those children taking part. Concerts were performed free of charge. Over the years, the concerts were performed in St. Cuthbert's Hall (King's Stables Road), the Music Hall (George Street), and latterly in the Queen's Hall (Clerk Street). In March 1936, Maimie Waddell conducted the Junior Orchestra at the Usher Hall, Edinburgh, alongside Sir Donald Tovey and the Strings of Reid Symphony Orchestra.

Extent

1 folder

Physical Location

CLX-A-1264

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Material acquired by donation October 2013. Accession no: E2013.66.

Processing Information

Catalogued by Graeme D. Eddie 14 November 2013
Title
Concert programmes of the Waddell Orchestra, 1933-1984

Repository Details

Part of the Edinburgh University Library Special Collections Repository

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