News Cuttings - Music in Scotland

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Scrapbook of newspaper cuttings on Music in Scotland, collected by Henry George Farmer from 19th and 20th century newspapers, including:
Proposed presentation of opera by Learmont Drysdale and the Duke of Argyle, Fionn and Tera at London Opera House 1911-12 - Drysdale biographical material, including obituary 1909 and unveiling of memorial 1937
Information on many Scottish musicians, major and minor from 19th and 20th centuries including Julius Seligman 1894 & 1903, John Glen 1904, A.C. MacKenzie 1949, David Stephen 1904, Erik Chisolm 1949, plus Margaret Morris, dancer, 1949
Formation of the Dunedin Association c.1910 and the Scottish National Academy of Music 1930
Glasgow Herald, letters controversies of the 1940s over neglect of Scottish music, especially at Edinburgh Festival

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